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Table 2 Diagnostic accuracy of MicroDTTect and sonication compared to tissue culture, according to [13]

From: Cost-benefit analysis of antibiofilm microbiological techniques for peri-prosthetic joint infection diagnosis

  Sensitivity Specificity Positive predictive value Negative predictive value Accuracy
MicroDTTect 85.7% 94.1% 94.7% 84.2% 89.5%
Sonication 71.4% 94.1% 93.7% 72.7% 81.6%
Tissue culture 71.4% 76.5% 78.9% 68.4% 73.7%