Algorithm IDs Infection in Patients With Lupus

A novel algorithm accurately identifies infection in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Among 104 patients, an algorithm combining C-reactive protein, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio had a sensitivity of 86.6% and specificity of 81% for infection diagnosis.

Via Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. Published online December 14, 2021.