Zimmer Biomet offers diagnostic solutions for patients with joint
pain and inflammation that aid in a more informed diagnosis.
Periprosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) is one of the most common complications following total joint arthroplasty, accounting for 25% of total knee arthroplasty failures and 15% of total hip arthroplasty failures.1
To aid in the diagnosis of PJI, Zimmer Biomet offers both the Synovasure Alpha Defensin Lateral Flow Test and the Synovasure Comprehensive Infection Laboratory Test Panels.
The lateral flow test, the first of its kind specifically designed as an aid for the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), delivers same day results with speed and accuracy.2
The laboratory test panels offers a one stop, comprehensive synovial
fluid diagnostic workup for PJI and Native Septic Arthritis,
with a streamlined sample submission process and results typically
available within 24 hours.
Offering a one stop, comprehensive panel of synovial fluid laboratory tests to aid in differentiating common arthritis conditions. Includes the first and only available laboratory test to aid in the diagnosis of Osteoarthritis (OA).
- Diermengian C, et al. Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Has the Era of the Biomarker Arrived? Clin Orthop Relat Res. Nov;472(11):3254-62, 2014.
- Deirmengian, C., et al. Validation of the Alpha Defensin Lateral Flow Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infection. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Nov 5, 2020. DOIi: 10.2106/JBJS.20.00749.
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