WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator
WAIOT Peri-Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Definition Calculator
Instructions for Use
Download the excel file that you find below
2. Enter 1 per each positive Rule IN test in the third column, as shown below
[A minimum of two Rule IN tests must be performed in any given patient, even if only one or less can be positive !]
3. Enter -1 per each negative Rule OUT test in the fifth column, as shown below
[A minimum of two Rule OUT tests must be performed in any given patient, even if only one or less can be negative !]
4. Look at the Result.
[Pay attention that cut-off values of some tests may change due to the presence of sinus or conditions or treatments affecting the immunological/inflammatory response !]
5. Interpret the Result in light of the clinical history and data, according to the algorithm shown below.
6. Validate the Interpretation of the Result on the basis of operative findings, according to the algorithm shown below.
The WAIOT PJI (Peri-Prosthetic Joint Infection) Definition Calculator is designed
for educational and research purposes only.
The WAIOT PJI Definition Calculator is not intended
for medical or clinical use and it has not been cleared or registered as a diagnostic tool.