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

Decentralized testing for tuberculosis with...

This is a highly pragmatic cluster randomized trial to compare the impact, implementation, and cost-effectiveness of on-site...

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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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Modeling the impact of novel TB drug regimens...

We are constructing mathematical models of TB epidemics in Southeast Asia, India, and Vietnam to explore the potential...

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