Validation of a method for the rapid diagnosis of urinary tract infection suitable for use in general practice.

@article{Hiscoke1990ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a method for the rapid diagnosis of urinary tract infection suitable for use in general practice.},
  author={C Hiscoke and H Yoxall and D. M. Greig and Nigel F Lightfoot},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={1990},
  volume={40 339},
  pages={403-5}
}
A combination of reagent strip testing and examining urine appearance can be used to screen out noninfected cases before urine specimens are sent to the laboratory. A validation of this method was carried out in a microbiology laboratory using 970 specimens received over a three-week period. When the tests for nitrite, blood and protein on N-Multistix… CONTINUE READING