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Rapid HIV Testing Program in the Emergency Department

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Gilead Sciences
Information provided by:
Temple University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00548041
First received: October 19, 2007
Last updated: March 16, 2009
Last verified: March 2009

October 19, 2007
March 16, 2009
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Rapid HIV Testing Program in the Emergency Department
Pilot Study to Evaluate a Rapid HIV Testing Program in the Emergency Department

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the feasibility of a rapid HIV testing program in the Temple University Hospital(TUH)Emergency Department. We hypothesize that a rapid HIV testing program in the TUH Emergency Department is feasible. Patients presenting to the Adult TUH Emergency Department with certain conditions will be offered rapid HIV testing. Testing will be performed by oral swab using the OraQuick Advance test. Patients will receive post-test counseling.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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HIV Infections
Other: HIV test by oral swab
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
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Inclusion Criteria:

One of the following conditions:

  • Sexually transmitted disease evaluation or prior history of sexually transmitted disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Clinical condition that suggests possible immunodeficiency
  • History of illicit drug use
  • History of chronic viral hepatitis
  • Patients with unexplained pneumonia or recurrent pneumonia
  • Male patients who have a history of sex with men
  • Abdominal pain in a sexually active woman or urethritis in a man
  • Trauma.
  • Age 18 years old or older.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age less than 18 years.
  • None of the above conditions.
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18 Years and older
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United States
 
NCT00548041
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Temple University
Gilead Sciences
Principal Investigator: Ellen Tedaldi, M.D. Temple University
Temple University
March 2009

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