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Various studies have demonstrated the utility of SMS messages as a reminder for retesting in clients at higher risk of sexually transmitted infection (STI) acquisition. At Cairns Sexual Health Service (CSHS), a generic SMS message with a small financial incentive increased chlamydia retesting from 7% to 28%.1 We implemented a client choice reminder system to determine if offering a choice would improve chlamydia retesting rates.
Over a 12-month period from …
Handling editor Jackie Cassell.
Contributors SD: designed the study, analysed data, contributed to journal letter. CC: implemented study, collated data, contributed to journal letter.
Competing interests None declared.
Ethics approval Far North Queensland HREC EC00157, approval number HREC/15/QCH/13-952 LR.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.