A randomized trial of preventive therapy for adult MDR TB contacts

Location

Vietnam, Vietnam

Dates

08/01/2014 - 07/01/2019

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for adult contacts of MDR TB patients in Vietnam.  I am the primary economic lead.

Projects

Immunotherapy Targeting MTB Persisters in the...

The goal of this research program is to determine whether enhanced immunity to critical components of the Mtb stringent response...

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MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the...

We are using transmission modeling to evaluate the potential impact of expanding DST and access to MDR TB treatment in Vietnam,...

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Options for Patient-Centered Delivery of...

This individually randomized trial is evaluating the relative effectiveness of self-administered therapy, directly observed...

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