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.

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