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.

https://journals.lww.com/jclinrheum/Abstract/9000/Infection_in_Hospitalized_Patients_With_Systemic.98296.aspx

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