Evaluating an automated system for fluorescence microscopy with digital signature mapping

Location

South Africa, South Africa

Dates

08/01/2013 - 12/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are evaluating the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of TBDx, an automated digital microscopy system, as a screening test to reduce the need for Xpert testing in high-volume settings.

Projects

TBM-KIDS (India)

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

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Enhancing models of HIV,viral hepatitis,...

The goal of this five-year project is to assist the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in their approach...

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TBM-KIDS (Malawi)

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

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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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