STI Resources

This section contains instructions and resource materials for sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing. The Contraceptive CHOICE Project used self-collected vaginal swabs, which improved clinic efficiency and allowed for annual home testing rather than return clinic visits.

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing

CHOICE used self-collected vaginal swab kits to test for STIs among participants. This strategy allowed for STI testing to occur at any point in the patient’s clinic visit, and utilized non-clinician staff to administer testing instructions.