Acceptability and feasibility of HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men in Peru and Brazil.

@article{Volk2016AcceptabilityAF,
  title={Acceptability and feasibility of HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men in Peru and Brazil.},
  author={Jonathan E. Volk and Sheri A Lippman and Beatriz Grinsztejn and Javier R. Lama and Nilo Martinez Fernandes and Pedro Gonzales and Nancy A. Hessol and Susan P Buchbinder},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2016},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={531-6}
}
HIV self-testing has the potential to increase testing frequency and uptake. This pilot study assessed the feasibility and acceptability of HIV self-testing in a sample of sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM) in Peru and Brazil. Participants were trained to use a whole blood rapid HIV self-test and instructed to use the self-test monthly during this three-month study. Test acceptability was measured with self-reported use of the test at the one-month and three-month study visits, and… CONTINUE READING

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