Comparative implementation and cost-effectiveness of active TB case finding in rural South Africa

Location

Vhembe, South Africa, South Africa

Dates

01/25/2015 - 12/01/2019

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are conducting a randomized comparative implementation trial across 56 sites in rural South Africa to evaluate three strategies for active case finding: facility-based screening, household contact tracing, and incentive-based contact tracing.

Projects

A smoking cessation trial in HIV/AIDS...

A tobacco prevalence survey and smoking cessation trial among HIV infected patients in South Africa.

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Impact of diabetes on TB treatment outcomes...

This is a study to prospectively enroll and follow TB patients co-infected with diabetes and TB patients without diabetes...

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Understanding the role of repeat testing and...

We have developed a Markov model of serial IGRA testing to help improve testing algorithms with TST vs. IGRA in low-risk...

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