Assisted partner services for HIV in Kenya: a cluster randomised controlled trial.

@article{Cherutich2017AssistedPS,
  title={Assisted partner services for HIV in Kenya: a cluster randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Peter Cherutich and Matthew Robert Golden and Beatrice Wamuti and Barbra Ann Richardson and Kristjana Hr{\"o}nn {\'A}sbj{\"o}rnsd{\'o}ttir and Felix Abuna Otieno and Ann Ng'ang'a and Peter Maingi Mutiti and Paul Macharia and Betsy Sambai and Matt D. Dunbar and David Bukusi and Carey Farquhar},
  journal={The lancet. HIV},
  year={2017},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          e74-e82
        }
}
BACKGROUND Assisted partner services for index patients with HIV infections involves elicitation of information about sex partners and contacting them to ensure that they test for HIV and link to care. Assisted partner services are not widely available in Africa. We aimed to establish whether or not assisted partner services increase HIV testing, diagnoses, and linkage to care among sex partners of people with HIV infections in Kenya. METHODS In this cluster randomised controlled trial, we… CONTINUE READING