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Evaluation of PrEP-30: a Demonstration Project of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis for MSM and Other High-risk Group Clients at the Thai Red Cross Anonymous Clinic (PrEP-30)

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Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : May 8, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 11, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre

Brief Summary:
PrEP-30 is a demonstration project to assess the feasibility of providing oral PrEP to MSM and other individuals at-risk for HIV in Bangkok, Thailand as a service that is funded entirely through user fees. Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate/emtricitabine PrEP is provided part of a combined HIV prevention program that includes risk-reduction counseling, regular HIV testing, and the provision of condoms and lubricants. PrEP-30 is implemented at the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, at the site of the largest HIV counseling and testing center in Thailand.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
HIV Prevention Drug: PrEP

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 20000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre (TRC-ARC)
Study Start Date : December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2021

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: PrEP
    Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV infection using a daily combination tablet of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Primary outcome measures: [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    1. Assess the uptake of fee-based oral PrEP by MSM and other at-risk individuals who present for HIV testing or other services.
    2. Assess the acceptability, tolerance and safety of oral PrEP.
    3. Assess patient satisfaction with oral PrEP delivered through a fee-based system in an HIV testing center.
    4. Assess the effectiveness of oral PrEP in a fee-based model.
    5. Assess the cost-effectiveness of oral PreP delivered in a fee-based system.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
MSM and other individuals at risk for HIV infection

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age > 18 years
  2. HIV test negative
  3. Creatinine clearance > 60 ml/min
  4. No contraindication or allergy to PrEP medications (TDF/FTC)
  5. At least one risk factor for HIV infection within the previous 6 months:

    • sex partner known to be HIV positive
    • works as commercial sex worker
    • use of PEP for sexual exposure
    • injection drug use
    • any STI (syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia)
    • > 5 sex partners
    • inconsistent condom use with high-risk partners, including MSM, IDU

      • MSM: any insertive or receptive anal sex without condom
      • Women: any sex without condom with high-risk male partner (MSM, IDU, multiple female partners)
      • Heterosexual men: any sex without condom with high-risk female partner (commercial sex worker, IDU, multiple male partners)

Exclusion Criteria: -

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02437981

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Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
Bangkok, Pathumwan, Thailand, 10330
Sponsors and Collaborators
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
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Responsible Party: Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre Identifier: NCT02437981    
Other Study ID Numbers: PrEP-30 demonstration project
First Posted: May 8, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 11, 2020
Last Verified: March 2020