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Acceptability/Feasibility of HIV Testing by ELISA or Rapid Test to Adult Patients in Paris, France

2015-10-14 11:38:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

CDC recommends universal HIV testing in all adults, at least once during life, to reduce the pool of infected patients unaware of their status. Routine universal HIV testing can use "classical" ELISA tests from serum, or rapid tests, ideally from finger-stick whole blood (FSB), which have shown close predictive values from classical tests. The investigators will compare the acceptability and feasibility of the two methods.

Description

The multi-center prospective randomized study will compare the acceptability and feasibility of routine universal HIV testing to adult patients consulting their general practitioner in Paris, France, using either the " classical " ELISA tests from serum or rapid tests from FSB (Insti®).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

HIV

Intervention

HIV testing by ELISA, HIV testing by rapid test

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Hopital Lariboisière

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-10-14T11:38:22-0400

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