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

Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of...

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for adult contacts of MDR TB patients...

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Quantitative assessment of the tipping point...

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends...

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Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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