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RapIT

Status
Ongoing
Phase
Other
Principal Investigator(s)
Sydney Rosen
Objective

Rapid intitiation of antiretroviral therapy to promote early HIV/AIDS treatment in South Africa (RapIT).

Evaluation of the feasibility, effectivenessm, and cost-effectiveness of rapid ART initiation. 

Prevention Option(s)
Treatment
Study Design
Randomized
Open label
Arms and Assigned Interventions
Description
No Intervention: Standard group, non-pregnant adults Comparison group (prospective enrolment)
ARMs
Placebo Comparator
Description
No Intervention: Standard group, pregnant women Comparison group (retrospective record review)
ARMs
Placebo Comparator
Description
Rapid group, non-pregnant adults Rapid ART initiation
ARMs
Experimental
Description
Rapid group, pregnant women Rapid ART initiation
ARMs
Experimental
Trial Sponsors
Boston University, NIAID, & University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
May 2014
May 2015
Enrollment
600
18
Years
Population
Women
Men
HIV positive
Sites

Thuthukani Primary Health Clinic

Johannesburg, Gauteng
South Africa

Themba Lethu Clinic, Helen Joseph Hospital

Johannesburg, Guateng
South Africa