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Paper Chase #3: Septic Joint Diagnosis Needs Synovial Fluid (not blood)

Nate Finnerty, MD and Brett Ebeling, MD
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Synovial white blood cell and Gram stain have the highest diagnostic accuracy to rule in or rule out septic arthritis. History and physical examination and serum inflammatory markers are less reliable.

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