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Simple questionnaire and urine reagent strips compared to microscopy for the diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium in a community in northern Ghana.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Tropical Medicine & International Health
1365-3156
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Volume
17
Issue
10
Pages
1217–1221
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03054.x
PMID: 22863035
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The use of urine reagent strips, coupled with questions pertaining to water contact patterns, might be considered for point-of-contact diagnosis of S. haematobium where microscopy is unavailable.

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