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Table 1 STI best practice indicators

From: STI in remote communities: improved and enhanced primary health care (STRIVE) study protocol: a cluster randomised controlled trial comparing ‘usual practice’ STI care to enhanced care in remote primary health care services in Australia

STI best practice indicators Target
Proportion of Aboriginal patients aged 16–34 years old who have an annual test for chlamydia, gonorrhoea and trichomonas 80%
Proportion of health service patients presenting with STI symptoms who receive immediate treatment 95%
Proportion of people diagnosed by laboratory test with chlamydia, gonorrhoea or trichomonas who are treated within seven days of the test result being received from the laboratory 80%
Proportion of patients found by laboratory test to have chlamydia, gonorrhoea or trichomonas who have a test for re-infection at between two to four months following treatment 80%
Proportion of named sexual contacts, of people found to have chlamydia, gonorrhoea or trichomonas, tested and treated 50%