Which inflammatory marker is more reliable in diagnosing acute septic arthritis in the pediatric population?

Bayram S. , Bilgili F. , Kiral D., Yağci T., Yildirim A. M. , Demirel M.

Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society, vol.63, no.8, pp.889-894, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.14559
  • Title of Journal : Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
  • Page Numbers: pp.889-894
  • Keywords: C-reactive protein, inflammatory markers, neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, pediatric septic arthritis, platelet to lymphocyte ratio, LYMPHOCYTE COUNT RATIO, TRANSIENT SYNOVITIS, CHILDREN, HIP, INFECTIONS, BACTEREMIA


Background The present study aimed to investigate diagnostic values of C-reactive protein (CRP), white blood cell (WBC), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR), and the platelet to lymphocyte ratio as possible indirect inflammatory markers in children with septic arthritis (SA) for diagnosis process.