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

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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A novel “shock and kill” strategy...

The objective of this study is to determine if pharmacological inhibition of the Mtb stringent response leads to accelerated...

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Modeling the impact of novel TB drug regimens...

We are constructing mathematical models of TB epidemics in Southeast Asia, India, and Vietnam to explore the potential...

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ACTG trial A5343

Phase 2 safety study of bedaquiline and delamanid for the treatment of MDR-TB in South Africa

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for pediatric contacts of MDR TB...

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