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

A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

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Quantiferon gold test for detecting TB...

This is a cluster randomized trial comparing the time to known latent TB status among HIV infected patients receiving QGIT...

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Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

We are evaluating the implementation, cost-effectiveness, and potential epidemiological impact of scaling up Xpert across 19...

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Modeling to improve TB decision-making in the...

We are part of a large consortium that is constructing epidemic and economic models of TB and HIV in collaboration with the U.S....

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