Table 1

Emergency Contraception Mediated Pharmacy Access of Chlamydia Testing Intervention (ECOMPACT)

Study designSelective, opportunistic cross-sectional study from 20 pharmacies in the Perth metropolitan region
Eligibility criteriaAsymptomatic women ≥18 years requesting EC
Specimen type and collection methodSelf-collected low-vaginal collection swab taken either at home or at a designated pathology laboratory
Options for returning specimen for analysisEither at one of the designated pathology laboratories or at the primary issuing pharmacy
Pathology laboratory procedureNucleic acid amplification tests utilising target capture, transcription-mediated amplification and hybridisation protection assay
Dissemination of chlamydia test results to consumersDesignated free-phone number that women called 72 h after returning their specimen. Results handled by a chlamydia screening officer based at Sexual Health Services, Fremantle Hospital
Treatment for chlamydia positive women and sexual partner notificationHandled by a sexual health physician based at Sexual Health Services, Fremantle Hospital