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

Assessing the social value of novel regimens...

We are collaborating with investigators from the Berman Bioethics Institute to develop novel techniques for economic evaluation...

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A smoking cessation trial in HIV/AIDS...

A tobacco prevalence survey and smoking cessation trial among HIV infected patients in South Africa.

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APT: Assessing PA-824 for Tuberculosis

A Phase 2 clinical trial of PA-824, an investigational nitroimidazole, as part of multidrug therapy for pulmonary TB; in...

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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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Understanding the impact of combined TB and...

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India,...

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