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Multiplex Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections: Diagnostic Accuracy, Clinical Utility, and Cost-Effectiveness

Published on: May 30, 2017
Project Number: RB1095-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the diagnostic test accuracy of multiplex testing platforms in patients at risk of having a sexually transmitted infection?
  2. What is the clinical utility of multiplex testing platforms in patients at risk of having a sexually transmitted infection?
  3. What is the cost-effectiveness of multiplex testing platforms in patients at risk of having a sexually transmitted infection?

Key Message

One systematic review and 38 non-randomized studies were identified regarding multiplex testing for sexually transmitted infections.

Tags

diagnostic tests, infectious diseases, hepatitis, multiplex polymerase chain reaction, polymerase chain reaction, reagent kits, diagnostic, sexually transmitted diseases, multiplex, sexually transmitted disease, sexually transmitted diseases, sexually transmitted infection, sexually transmitted infections, STD, STDs, STI, STIs, gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, chlamydia, polymerase chain reaction, anyplex, seeplex, AmpliSens, multiple testing, simultaneous testing