Circulating antigen tests and urine reagent strips for diagnosis of active schistosomiasis in endemic areas

E.A. Ochodo, G. Gopalakrishna, B. Spek, J.B. Reitsma, L. van Lieshout, K. Polman, P. Lamberton, P.M. Bossuyt, M.M. Leeflang

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Article number3
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2015
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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