BACKGROUND: Point-of-care (POC) tests for diagnosing schistosomiasis include tests based on circulating antigen detection and urine reagent strip tests. If they had sufficient diagnostic accuracy they could replace conventional microscopy as they provide a quicker answer and are easier to use.
Bibliographical noteCD009579 Review
Ochodo, E. A., Gopalakrishna, G., Spek, B., Reitsma, J. B., van Lieshout, L., Polman, K., ... Leeflang, M. M. (2015). Circulating antigen tests and urine reagent strips for diagnosis of active schistosomiasis in endemic areas. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2015(11), . https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009579.pub2