Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening/Testing in Youth: Diagnostic Accuracy and Cost-Effectiveness


( Last Updated : June 1, 2017)
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RB1098-000

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Question

  1. What is the diagnostic accuracy of urine-based testing versus swab testing for sexually transmitted infections in youth?
  2. What is the diagnostic accuracy of urine-based testing versus home-based testing for sexually transmitted infections in youth?
  3. What is the cost-effectiveness of urine-based testing versus swab testing for sexually transmitted infections in youth?
  4. What is the cost-effectiveness of urine-based testing versus home-based testing for sexually transmitted infections in youth?

Key Message

Three systematic reviews (two with meta-analysis) and 12 non-randomized studies were identified regarding the diagnostic accuracy or cost-effectiveness of urine-based sexually transmitted infection testing and screening.