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Table 4 Physical Exam

From: Prosthetic joint infection development of an evidence-based diagnostic algorithm

Author Year LoE CoR (n = x) Sensitivity Specificity Positive predictive value Negative predictive value LR for a positive result LR for a negative result
Teller et al. 2000 III III 166       
 Local signs      0.18 (0.02–0.34) 1 1 0.5 (0.34–0.66) n.p. 0.82 (0.66–0.98)
 Fever      0.9 (0.03–0.21) 0.99 (0.98–1.00) 0.67 (0.13–1.2) 0.88 (0.83–0.93) 13.09 (1.42–31.88) 0.92 (0.78–1.05)