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Integrating HCV and HIV Screening During the Era of HIV Antigen Testing

2016-08-19 11:25:28 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this proposal is to develop an optimal testing strategy for HCV and HIV in high prevalence settings, such as detoxification centers with a large proportion of young injection drug users. The latest venipuncture testing will be compared to rapid finger stick testing for HCV and HIV. Outcomes for each strategy among individuals admitted at a short-term drug detoxification center will be determined.

Study Design

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

Conditions

HIV

Intervention

Questionnaire, Rapid finger stick, Venipuncture

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Boston Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-19T11:25:28-0400

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