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Randomized Trial of Home Versus Clinic-Based STD Testing

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01654991
First Posted: August 1, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 1, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jeffrey Peipert, Washington University School of Medicine
  Purpose
This study randomizes St. Louis men to home-based STD screening or clinic-based STD screening. Home-based screening will be completed through the mail and clinic-based screening in a local clinical setting. We hypothesize that men randomized to home-based screening will be more likely to complete screening.

Condition Intervention
Chlamydia Gonorrhea Behavioral: Home Screening Behavioral: Clinic Screening

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: A Randomized Trial of Home Versus Clinic-Based STD Testing Among Men

Further study details as provided by Jeffrey Peipert, Washington University School of Medicine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of men who complete testing in each study arm [ Time Frame: 12 weeks after enrollment ]

Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: June 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Clinic-Based Testing
Clinic-based STD screening using self-obtained urine samples in a local university clinical setting.
Behavioral: Clinic Screening
Clinic-based STD screening using self-obtained urine samples in a local university clinical setting.
Experimental: Home-Based Testing
Home-based STD screening using self-obtained urine samples and study paid postal return of samples.
Behavioral: Home Screening
Home-based STD screening using self-obtained urine samples and study paid postal return of samples.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men
  • Ages 18-45
  • Residing in St. Louis City or County
  • English-speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01654991


Locations
United States, Missouri
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey F Peipert, MD, PhD Washington University School of Medicine
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Jeffrey Peipert, Robert J. Terry Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01654991     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201105031
First Submitted: July 29, 2012
First Posted: August 1, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 1, 2013
Last Verified: October 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gonorrhea
Neisseriaceae Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Infection
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female