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Table 1 Comparison of demographic characteristics and biomarkers between groups

From: Different diagnostic performance of plasma fibrinogen and D-dimer in periprosthetic joint infection: a propensity score matched study

  Culture-positive (n = 25) Culture-negative (n = 50) P-Value
Age (yrs) 60.88 ± 14.21 65.24 ± 9.71 0.176
Sex    0.307
 Male 10 14  
 Female 15 36  
BMI 26.15 ± 4.08 25.17 ± 3.83 0.325
Hip/Knee    0.007
 Hip 6 29  
 Knee 19 21  
Comorbiditya 10 14 0.307
D-dimer (mg/L) 3.96 ± 3.14 1.19 ± 0.91 < 0.001
Fbg (g/L) 4.75 ± 1.34 3.08 ± 0.60 < 0.001
CRP (mg/L) 61.31 + 63.93 5.09 ± 5.95 < 0.001
ESR (mm/h) 56.88 ± 31.89 19.70 ± 16.58 < 0.001
  1. Comorbiditya Patients with coagulation disorder, autoimmune disease, other infections or malignancy, or those taking anti-coagulation medication or immunosuppressors