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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.14559
  • Journal Name: Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • 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
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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.