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Urinary Dipstick Testing for Bladder Cancer Screening: Diagnostic Accuracy, Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: April 1, 2019
Project Number: RB1320-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the diagnostic accuracy of urinary dipstick testing for bladder cancer screening in asymptomatic adult patients with microscopic hematuria?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of urinary dipstick testing for bladder cancer screening in asymptomatic adult patients?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of urinary dipstick testing for bladder cancer screening?

Key Message

Two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the diagnostic accuracy of urinary dipstick testing for bladder cancer screening. In addition, one evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the the use of urinary dipstick testing for bladder cancer screening.