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

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