Urine testing in long-term care: clinical and cost effectiveness

Record ID 32016000157
Authors' recommendations: Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of urine culture and sensitivity analysis, urine dipstick testing, or urinalysis for urine testing in asymptomatic residents in long-term care. No relevant economic evaluations were identified.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Long-Term Care
  • Urinalysis
Organisation Name: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
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