Published on in Vol 9, No 8 (2020): August

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/16198, first published .
A Novel HIV-1 RNA Testing Intervention to Detect Acute and Prevalent HIV Infection in Young Adults and Reduce HIV Transmission in Kenya: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

A Novel HIV-1 RNA Testing Intervention to Detect Acute and Prevalent HIV Infection in Young Adults and Reduce HIV Transmission in Kenya: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

A Novel HIV-1 RNA Testing Intervention to Detect Acute and Prevalent HIV Infection in Young Adults and Reduce HIV Transmission in Kenya: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Susan M Graham 1, 2, 3, MD, MPH, PhD;  Clara Agutu 4, MBChB, MPH, MSc;  Elise van der Elst 4, PhD;  Amin S Hassan 4, MSc, PhD;  Evanson Gichuru 4, BSc;  Peter M Mugo 4, BPharm, MSc, PhD;  Carey Farquhar 1, 2, 3, MD, MPH;  Joseph B Babigumira 1, 5, MBChB, MS, PhD;  Steven M Goodreau 2, 6, MA, PhD;  Deven T Hamilton 7, MPH, PhD;  Thumbi Ndung'u 8, 9, 10, 11, PhD;  Martin Sirengo 12, MBChB;  Wairimu Chege 13, MD, MPH;  Eduard J Sanders 4, 14, MD, MPH, PhD

1 Department of Global Health, University of Washington , Seattle, WA, US

2 Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington , Seattle, WA, US

3 Department of Medicine, University of Washington , Seattle, WA, US

4 Kenya Medical Research Institute - Wellcome Trust Research Programme , Kilifi , KE

5 Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington , Seattle, WA, US

6 Department of Anthropology, University of Washington , Seattle, WA, US

7 Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington , Seattle, WA, US

8 Africa Health Research Institute , Durban , ZA

9 HIV Pathogenesis Programme, Doris Duke Medical Research Institute, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban , ZA

10 Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology , Berlin , DE

11 Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London , London , GB

12 Department of Health Infrastructure Management, Ministry of Health , Nairobi , KE

13 Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, US

14 University of Oxford , Headington , GB

Corresponding Author:

  • Susan M Graham, MD, MPH, PhD
  • Department of Global Health
  • University of Washington
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  • Email: grahamsm@uw.edu