The first and only laboratory test designed and developed to aid in the diagnosis of PJI, the Synovasure Alpha Defensin ELISA Test assesses levels of alpha defensin, an antimicrobial peptide released by neutrophils in response to a pathogen, in synovial fluid.
Highly Accurate for PJI Diagnosis2
- 94.9% Sensitivity
- 97.4% Specificity
Performance Unaffected by:
- Prior Antibiotic Administration3,4
- Comorbidities related to inflammation3,5
- Type/Virulence of organism3,6