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Point-of-Care Urine Dipstick Testing for Suspected Urinary Tract Infections for Adults: Diagnostic Accuracy

Last updated: February 15, 2019
Project Number: RA1013-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care urine dipstick testing versus microscopic urinalysis in adult patients who present urinary tract infections in the emergency room or primary care setting?

Key Message

One systematic review and twp non-randomized studies were identified regarding point-of-care urine dipstick testing for suspected urinary tract infections in the emergency department or primary care setting for adults.