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Rapid HIV Testing Program in the Emergency Department

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00548041
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 23, 2007
Results First Posted : November 2, 2015
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2015
Gilead Sciences
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Temple University

October 19, 2007
October 23, 2007
April 20, 2015
November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015
April 2007
May 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Feasibility of Rapid HIV Testing in Emergency Department [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
Feasibility was assessed as number of participants who were approached and agreed to participate in rapid HIV testing and then had testing completed.
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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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Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
HIV Infections
Other: HIV test by oral swab
Eligible subjects underwent rapid HIV testing by oral swab.
Rapid HIV Tested
Subjects have HIV testing by oral swab performed.
Intervention: Other: HIV test by oral swab
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May 2009
May 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
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Temple University
Temple University
Gilead Sciences
Principal Investigator: Ellen Tedaldi, M.D. Temple University
Temple University
October 2015

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