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

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.

Projects

FlexDx-TB: A flexible, user-friendly model 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 pediatric contacts of MDR TB...

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Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

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Statins as adjunctive host-directed therapy...

This study will investigate the role of statins in combination with the first-line regimen for TB in the mouse model. In...

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TB Modeling and Analysis Consortium

The TB MAC brings TB modelers together from a wide range of institutions to answer questions of global policy relevance.  I...

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