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Randomized Trial of Home Versus Clinic-based Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections

This study has been completed.
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Washington University School of Medicine Identifier:
First received: August 17, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2010
History: No changes posted
This study randomizes women using long-acting reversible methods of contraception to home-based STD screening through the mail compared to screening available in a clinical setting. We hypothesize that women randomized to home-based screening will be more likely to complete screening.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: Home screening
Behavioral: Clinic screening

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Randomized Trial of Home Versus Clinic-based Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Users

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of tests received

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Home
Home-based STI screening using self-obtained vaginal swabs and postal return of samples.
Behavioral: Home screening
Active Comparator: Clinic
Receive STI screening in a clinical setting such as a private physician or clinic.
Behavioral: Clinic screening


Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participant in Contraceptive CHOICE cohort study
  • Using a long-acting reversible method of contraception
  • Completed baseline clinical survey in the Contraceptive CHOICE cohort study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Living outside the United States at time of annual STI screening
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01184157

United States, Missouri
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63108
Sponsors and Collaborators
Washington University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Peipert, MD, PhD Washington University School of Medicine
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Jeffrey Peipert, MD PhD, Washington University School of Medicine Identifier: NCT01184157     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-0256
Study First Received: August 17, 2010
Last Updated: August 17, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Virus Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female
Neisseriaceae Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Bacterial processed this record on May 25, 2017