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.

Projects

ICOHRTA Training Program (Fogarty)

International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Award (ICOHRTA) training program. A training program that...

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A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the...

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health &...

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TBM-KIDS (India)

A phase 2 clinical trial of optimized treatment for pediatric tuberculous meningitis in India and Malawi

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Evaluating an automated system for...

We are evaluating the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of TBDx, an automated digital microscopy system, as a screening test to...

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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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