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|Title:||Free online chlamydia and gonorrhoea urine test request in Queensland: sexually transmissible infections testing can be hard for young people even if the process is easy||Authors:||Groos, Anita
|Issue Date:||Dec-2020||Publisher:||CSIRO||Source:||Citation Groos Anita, Peardon-Freeman Shelley, McFarlane Kim, Braithwaite Simone, Gajjar Deepa, Murch Pamela (2020) Free online chlamydia and gonorrhoea urine test request in Queensland: sexually transmissible infections testing can be hard for young people even if the process is easy. Sexual Health 17, 543-546.||Journal:||Sexual health||Abstract:||Online options to request sexually transmissible infections testing are increasingly popular and a free online chlamydia and gonorrhoea urine testing service is available for people living in Queensland, Australia. Data from 3 August 2017 to 31 August 2019 provide information for 1316 reminder calls to young people (aged 16-29 years) to encourage sample submission. The reminder calls generated few additional samples for testing, suggesting young people may have changed their mind about using the service, sought testing elsewhere or were reluctant to talk further about their original decision to request a test online.||DOI:||10.1071/SH20118||Keywords:||chlamydia;gonorrhoea;reminder call;sexual health;sexually transmissible infections;sexually transmitted infections||Type:||Article|
|Appears in Sites:||Prevention Division|
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