Point-of-care tests for infectious diseases : a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines

This report aims to review the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of over-the-counter POC testing of patient self-test or pharmacist testing for HIV, hepatitis C, influenza, and streptococcal infections. Guidelines associated with the use of POC testing for infectious diseases will also be examined

Corporate Author: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa, Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health, Canadian Electronic Library 2016, 7 March 20162016
Series:Rapid response report : summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This report aims to review the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of over-the-counter POC testing of patient self-test or pharmacist testing for HIV, hepatitis C, influenza, and streptococcal infections. Guidelines associated with the use of POC testing for infectious diseases will also be examined
Item Description:"07 March 2016". - "CADTH Rapid Response Service."
Physical Description:1 PDF file (16 pages) illustrations