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Innovations in HIV testing (TI)


Author
Pettifor et al.

Publication year

Country

Type of approach
Dual

Type of assistance
n/a

Specimen
Oral-fluid

Study population
Young people: Young people (18-24 years)

Study design
Trials

Sample size
400

UNAIDS HIV prevalence (2017)

Methodology
Randomized controlled trial to explore how self-testing can improve HIV prevention and facilitate linkato to care for young women, their peers and their sexual partners. 400 young women will be randomized to receive either 1) CHOICE of self-testing or facility-based HIV Counseling and Testing or 2) facility-based HIV testing. Once young women have been randomized, they will be asked to recruit up to 4 peers or male sex partners to test with the method of their randomization group.

Summary of findings
Forthcoming

Acceptability
n/a

Acceptability details
n/a

Willingness to pay
n/a

Willingness to pay details
n/a

Sensitivity
n/a

Specificity
n/a

Concordance
n/a

HIV positivity
n/a

Accuracy details
n/a

Social harm
n/a

Linkage to prevention, care and treatment
n/a

Source

Study status
Ongoing