Comparative Effectiveness/Implementation of TB Case Finding in Rural South Africa: The Kharitode

Dates

01/15/2015 - 12/13/2019

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

This cluster-randomized trial in 56 rural primary care clinics compares the effectiveness and implementation of three strategies for active tuberculosis case finding: household contact tracing, incentive-based contact tracing, and facility-

  based screening. We aim to demonstrate which of these strategies finds the most cases and does so in the most cost-effective fashion.

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