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HIV home sampling. Matthew Hodson. Aim: . To provide a method of testing for HIV that addressed some of the barriers to testing. Barriers according to LSHTM:. Expenditure of time and energy making appointments and waiting times Stigma associated with attending STI clinics

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Hiv home sampling

HIV home sampling

Matthew Hodson


Hiv home sampling

Aim:

To provide a method of testing for HIV that addressed some of the barriers to testing


Barriers according to lshtm

Barriers according to LSHTM:

  • Expenditure of time and energy making appointments and waiting times

  • Stigma associated with attending STI clinics

  • Discomfort with clinical procedures (swabs, needles etc.)

  • The possibility of judgemental staff.


Reasons for not testing gmfa survey

Reasons for not testing(GMFA survey)

  • 62.3% I didn’t think I had put myself at risk of HIV

  • 24.6% I was too busy / it wasn’t convenient

  • 21.3% I was scared I might find out I had HIV

  • 9.8% I didn’t think about it

  • 9.8% No reason, I just didn’t.


Solution a home sampling service for msm

Solution: A home sampling service for MSM.

Launched November 2012

Collaboration between:

Homerton Hospital

GMFA

DrThom

City & Hackney PCT / later HPE


Process

Process:

  • MSM complete an online sexual risk assessment

  • MSM order a test from Dr Thom site

  • Testing kits usually sent out the next day

  • MSM take a saliva sample and post the sample back

  • Get a text if the sample is non-reactive

  • Get a call from Homerton if the sample is reactive


Risk assessment

Risk Assessment

  • 2,034 logged onto the survey

  • 950 people excluded

    (not MSM / London resident)

  • 1,354 began actual risk assessment

  • 1,328 finished risk assessment


Risk assessment results

Risk Assessment results

  • 45.5% of respondents < 30

  • 58.5% white British

  • 40% tested in the last year

  • 5.7% last tested more than 5 years ago

  • 21.1% never tested


Reasons for ordering a test

Reasons for ordering a test

  • 37.6% I haven’t tested in a while & feel I should

  • 22% I test on a regular basis

  • 22% I’ve had anal sex without a condom

  • 6.3% I have a partner & we want to stop using condoms

  • 5.6% I’ve had a condom break or slip off


Last uai

Last UAI

  • 6.8% within the last 72 hours

  • 33.2% 0-14 weeks

  • 29% 14 weeks + (beyond window period)

  • 11% Before my last HIV test

  • 20.1% No UAI or condom failure.


Ordering kits

Ordering kits

  • 897 people ordered kits (67% of those who finished the risk assessment)

  • 153 (17%) orders unconfirmed

  • 743 kits dispatched

  • 72.7% of kits returned for analysis

  • 8 samples reactive


Evaluation of service

Evaluation of service

  • MSM who completed the process and received a negative result were asked to complete an evaluation.


How easy or difficult was it ordering the test online

How easy or difficult was it ordering the test online?

Very easy70 (83.3%)

Easy12 (14.3%)

Neither easy nor difficult2 (2.4%)

Difficult0

Very difficult0

Don’t know0


When the test arrived was it what you were expecting

When the test arrived, was it what you were expecting?

Yes77 (91.7%)

No5 (6%)

Not sure2 (2.4%)


How easy or difficult was taking the saliva sample

How easy or difficult was taking the saliva sample?

Very easy63 (75%)

Easy19 (22.6%)

Neither Easy nor Difficult2 (2.4%)

Difficult0

Very Difficult0

Don’t know 0


How comfortable or uncomfortable were you with receiving your result by text

How comfortable or uncomfortable were you with receiving your result by text?

Very comfortable65 (78.3%)

Comfortable12 (14.5%)

Neither / nor uncomfortable4 (4.8%)

Uncomfortable0

Very uncomfortable1 (1.2%)

Don’t know1 (1.2%)


Would you use the service again

Would you use the service again?

Yes81 (96.4%)

No2 (2.4%)

Not sure1 (1.2%)


How likely are you to recommend our testing service to a friend if they needed to test

How likely are you to recommend our testing service to a friend if they needed to test?

Extremely likely65 (79.3%)

Likely12 (14.6%)

Neither Likely nor unlikely1 (1.2%)

Unlikely4 (4.9%)

Extremely unlikely0

Don’t know0


Would testing at home make it more or less likely that you test for hiv at least once a year

Would testing at home make it more or less likely that you test for HIV at least once a year?

Extremely likely68 (81%)

Likely12 (14.3%)

Neither Likely nor unlikely2 (2.4%)

Unlikely1 (1.2%)

Extremely unlikely0

Don’t know1 (1.2%)


In the future where would you prefer to have an hiv test

In the future where would you prefer to have an HIV test?

At home76 (91.6%)

At a GUM clinic6 (7.2%)

At a GP0

At a pharmacy / chemist0

In a community setting0

(e.g. a sauna, a gay club / pub, Pride etc.)

I don’t have a preference1 (1.2%)


Hiv home sampling

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Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @Matthew_Hodson

www.gmfa.org.uk


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