This annotated target product profile (TPP) describes the desired characteristics of an HIV self-test and is a result of a review of currently available literature, interviews with key informants/stakeholders, laboratory-generated data on the performance of rapid tests, and early usability studies in Kenya, Malawi, and South Africa. The purpose of the TPP is to provide a common foundation for the development of HIV self-tests that contains sufficient detail to allow device developers and key stakeholders to understand the characteristics a test must have to be successful.

Author(s): Peck RB, Lim JM, Wellhausen JD, Lee AM, Valdez MM

Corporate author(s): PATH

Publication date: May 2014

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Target Product Profile: HIV Self-Test Version 4.1

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