News Release 

Effects of HIV self-tests on testing, diagnosis

JAMA Internal Medicine

What The Study Did: A 12-month randomized clinical trial used internet recruitment of men who have sex with men to evaluate the effects of providing self-tests for HIV to increase HIV testing and diagnosis among the men and people in their social networks.

To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link https://media.jamanetwork.com/

Authors: Robin J. MacGowan, M.P.H., of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.5222)

Editor's Note: The article contains conflict of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

###

Media advisory: The full study and an editor's note are linked to this news release. Also linked is a Special Communication article summarizing current guidelines and expert recommendations as part of a call for wider adoption of PrEP (preexposure prophylaxis) prescribing by frontline primary care physicians.

Embed this link to provide your readers free access to the full-text article: This link will be live at the embargo time https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.5222?guestAccessKey=cc9a0299-6f7a-46fe-bdad-377ec3d24fab&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=111819

Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.