Implementation of rapid HIV SelF-Testing Among MSM Project (iSTAMP)
iSTAMP will use online materials and strategies to recruit 3600 Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) to participate in a study evaluating the effectiveness of the Know@Home mobile app compared to control condition with respect to linkage of participants to appropriate services, as well as cost-effectiveness outcomes.
To evaluate the effectiveness of mailing out rapid HIV home-testing kits and additional testing promotion components among African-American or black and Hispanic or Latino gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM), the study “Implementation of Rapid HIV Self-Testing among MSM Project”, known as iSTAMP, is being conducted in 11 US states. This study is interested in the most cost-effective ways to recruit men at high risk for HIV infection. The researchers want to study a sample of 3600 sexually active adult men who have sex with men (MSM) who are not known to be living with HIV; 1800 black/African-American and 1800 Hispanic/Latino men will be enrolled.
More information available on ClinicalTrials.Gov here.