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Test ID: ALDEF    
Alpha Defensin, Lateral Flow Assay, Synovial Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection of alpha defensins 1-3, human host response proteins, in synovial fluid of adults with a total joint replacement who are being evaluated for revision surgery

 

This test is not intended to be used to determine timing for reimplantation in 2-stage procedures.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Lateral Flow Assay (LFA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Alpha Defensin, Synovial Fluid, LFA

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Prosthetic joint infection
PJI
Alpha Defensin
ALDEF
Alpha-defensin
Synovasure