PEER REVIEWED LITERATURE

Editorial Comment: 2015 Musculoskeletal Infection Society Meeting
Zalavras C, Marculescu C
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

From Bench to Bedside: Alpha-Defensin – The Biggiest Thing in Joint Replacement Infections Since Prophylactic Antibiotics?
Potter, B
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

The Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Springer, B
J. Arthroplasty. 2015 March 13. [Epub ahead of print]

CORR Insights®: The Alpha Defensin Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infection Responds to a Wide Spectrum of Organisms
Springer, B
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

CORR Insights®: The Alpha Defensin Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infection Outperforms the Leukocyte Esterase Test Strip
Sheehan, E
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Jan;473(1):204-5. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

The Alpha Defensin-1 Biomarker Assay can be Used to Evaluate the Potentially Infected Total Joint Arthoplasty
Bingham J, Clarke H, Spangehl M, Schwartz A, Beauchamp C, Goldberg B.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Combined Measurement of Synovial Fluid α-Defensin and C-Reactive Protein Levels: Highly Accurate for Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection.
Deirmengian C, Kardos K, Kilmartin P, Cameron A, Schiller K, Parvizi J.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 3;96(17):1439-45.

Editorial Comment: 2013 Musculoskeletal Infection Society Meeting.
Zalavras C.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Oct; 472:3273-3274

CORR Insights®: The Alpha-defensin Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infection Outperforms the Leukocyte Esterase Test Strip.
Sheehan, E.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 July 16. [Epub ahead of print]

The Alpha-defensin Test for Periprosthetic Joint Infection Outperforms the Leukocyte Esterase Test Strip.
Deirmengian C, Kardos K, Kilmartin P, Cameron A, Schiller K, Booth RE Jr, Parvizi J.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Editor’s Spotlight/Take 5: Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Has the Era of the Biomarker Arrived?
Wongworawat M.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Oct; 472:3250-3253.

Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Has the Era of the Biomarker Arrived?
Deirmengian C, Kardos K, Kilmartin P, Cameron A, Schiller K, Parvizi J.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Oct; 472:3254-3262.

Synovial Fluid Biomarker for Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Deirmengian C, Hallab N, Tarabishy A, Della Valle C, Jacobs J, Lonner J, Booth R.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Aug; 468:2017–2023.

The Mark Coventry Award: White Blood Cell Gene Expression A New Approach toward the Study and Diagnosis of Infection
Deirmengian C, Lonner J, Booth R.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Nov; 440:38-44.

PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Organisms Causing PJI Stimulate Synovial Fluid Alpha–Defensin
Carl Deirmengian, Keith Kardos, Patrick Kilmartin, Simmi Gulati, Patrick Citrano, Robert Booth
• Aug. 2014 (MSIS) Musculoskeletal Infection Society Meeting, Charlotte

Diagnosing Periprosthetic Joint Infection: The Era of the Biomarker has Arrived
Carl A. Deirmengian, Keith Kardos, Patrick Kilmartin, Alexander Cameron, Kevin Schiller, Javad Parvizi
• Mar. 2014 (AAOS) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, New Orleans
• Nov. 2013 (AAHKS) American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Meeting, Dallas
• Sept. 2013 (EBJIS) The European Bone and Joint Infection Society, Prague
• Aug. 2013 (MSIS) Musculoskeletal Infection Society Meeting, Philadelphia

Alpha-Defensin: A Novel Synovial Fluid Biomarker for PJI that Outperforms the Leukocyte Esterase Test Strip
Deirmengian C, Kardos K, Kilmartin P, Schiller K, Cameron A, Geiser D, Booth RE Jr, Parvizi J
• Mar. 2014 (AAOS) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, New Orleans
• Oct. 2013 (EOA) Eastern Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Miami
• Sept. 2013 The Knee Society Members Meeting, Toronto

POSTERS

Organisms Causing PJI Stimulate Synovial Fluid Alpha–Defensin
Carl Deirmengian, Keith Kardos, Patrick Kilmartin, Simmi Gulati, Patrick Citrano
• July 2014 (AACC) American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Chicago

Initial Experience with the Use of Alpha defensins-1 Assay in Evaluating Potentially Infected Joints, A Retrospective Review
Bingham J, Beauchamp C, Goldberg B, Schwartz A, Clark H
Mayo Clinic Division of Orthopaedics, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix AZ
• Jan. 2014 Orthopaedics Today Meeting, Hawaii

Alpha-Defensin: A Novel Synovial Fluid Biomarker for PJI that Outperforms the Leukocyte Esterase Test Strip
Deirmengian C, Kardos K, Kilmartin P, Schiller K, Cameron A, Geiser D, Booth Jr R, Parvizi J
• Oct. 2013 (EOA) Eastern Orthopaedics Association Meeting, Miami Beach

Alpha-Defensin in Synovial Fluid as a New Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Deirmengian C, Kardos K, Kilmartin P, Cameron A, Chung E, Schiller K, Birkmeyer K, Kazarian G, Parvizi J
• Jul. 2013 (AACC) American Association for Clinical Chemistry Meeting, Houston