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About the FORTH study

HIV testing at home.  Only mouth swab required.  Fast, private, convenient.

The FORTH study is looking for gay men who last tested for HIV 1-2 years ago who are interested in trialling home HIV testing.

The test can be done privately by you, only requires a simple mouth swab and provides a result in 20 minutes. A 24-hour help line is also available.

Help us bring the latest home HIV testing technology to Australia!

Click here to complete a quick online form to express your interest in joining the study, and we'll get back to you. Or click here to find out more about what's involved. If you have any questions, just click here and we'll get back to you.

Who is conducting the study?

This research is being conducted by The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales in collaboration with Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Cairns Sexual Health Service, University of Melbourne, Victorian AIDS Council/ Gay Men's Health Centre and ACON. It is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council grant.


If you have any questions about the study, please direct any inquiries to:

Study coordinator
Kirsty Smith,
The Kirby Institute
University of New South Wales
Tel: 1800 077 202