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

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.

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