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HIV Testing Strategies in the Perinatal Setting

This study has been completed.
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University of California, San Francisco Identifier:
First received: July 16, 2007
Last updated: May 6, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
Results First Received: September 24, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Single (Participant);   Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Conditions: HIV Infections
Pregnancy Related
Intervention: Procedure: Abbreviated HIV test counseling

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Standard Consenting Intervention The standardized HIV pre-test counseling and consent process took approximately 2–5 minutes and reviewed the definition of HIV, modes of transmission and prevention, interpretation of test results and the benefits of testing.
Abbreviated Consenting Intervention The intervention arm used a 2-sentence script which lasted approximately 30 seconds.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Standard Consenting Intervention   Abbreviated Consenting Intervention   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 146   135   281 
[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   8   5   13 
Between 18 and 65 years   138   130   268 
>=65 years   0   0   0 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 26.99  (6.1)   26.39  (5.3)   26.7  (5.73) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   146   135   281 
Male   0   0   0 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   146   135   281 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Satisfaction With HIV Testing Experience (O'Connor Decisional Conflict Scale)   [ Time Frame: same day as HIV test counseling (cross-sectional study) ]

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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Deborah Cohan, MD
Organization: UCSF, San Francisco General Hospital
phone: 415 206 3658

Rapid HIV testing of women in labor and delivery: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention, 2002.
Shapiro DE, Tuomala R, Samelson R, et al. Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rates According to Antiretroviral Therapy, Mode of Delivery, and Viral Load (PACTG 367): Abstract #114. 9th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Seattle, WA, 2002.
CDC. Progress Toward Elimination of Perinatal HIV Infection - Michigan, 1993-2000. MMWR 2002;51.

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Responsible Party: Deborah Cohan, UCSF Identifier: NCT00503308     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004-0319
Study First Received: July 16, 2007
Results First Received: September 24, 2009
Last Updated: May 6, 2015