Measuring adherence by visual inspection of returned empty gel applicators in the CAPRISA 004 microbicide trial
AIDS and behavior, Volume 18, Issue 5, 2014, Pages 820-825.
Adherence Visual inspection Returned applicators Microbicides
In the CAPRISA 004 trial, adherence was estimated as the proportion of reported sex acts covered by two gel doses, which was assessed by counting returned empty gel applicators. The returned empty applicators were inspected visually in a standardized manner for residue on the outside of the applicator, as an indicator of vaginal insertion...More
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