A randomized trial of preventive therapy for pediatric MDR TB contacts

Location

South Africa, South Africa

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 pediatric contacts of MDR TB patients in South Africa.  I am the primary economic lead.

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