Articles Meeting Inclusion Criteria

Study focusInfections evaluatednTP/TN/FP/FN
Chronic musculoskeletal infection (34)Spondylodiscitis, osteomyelitis, arthrosis deformans, soft-tissue infection, superficial infection, bursitis, aseptic loosening6026/30/4/0
Chronic osteomyelitis (28)Osteomyeltitis, soft-tissue infection5027/22/0/1
Chronic osteomyelitis (33)Osteomyelitis, synovitis, soft-tissue infection3117/12/1/1
Infectious bone diseases (29)Acute and chronic osteomyelitis, spondylitis1515/0/0/0
Total knee arthroplasty (36)Knee prosthetic infection, aseptic loosening216/11/4/0
Lower limb prostheses (27)Hip and knee prosthetic infection7419/43/10/2
Chronic osteomyelitis (32)Chronic osteomyelitis226/14/2/0
  • TP = true-positive; TN = true-negative; FP = false-positive; FN = false-negative.

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