PMID: 27077745
Title: Effect of Text Message Phone Call and In Person Appointment Reminders on Uptake of Repeat HIV Testing among Outpatients Screened for Acute HIV Infection in Kenya A Randomized Controlled Trial
Abstract: Following HIV-1 acquisition, many individuals develop an acute retroviral syndrome and a majority seek care. Available antibody testing cannot detect an acute HIV infection, but repeat testing after 2-4 weeks may detect seroconversion. We assessed the effect of appointment reminders on attendance for repeat HIV testing.
Date: 1970-08-21
Year: 2016
Journal: PLoS ONE
PMID Author: Mugo PM, Wahome EW, Gichuru EN, Mwashigadi GM, Thiong'o AN, Prins HA, Rinke de Wit TF, Graham SM, Sanders EJ
PMC Link #: PMC4831710
IAVI Topics: HIV Acute Infection

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