FlexDx-TB: A flexible, user-friendly model of TB diagnostics

Location

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Dates

07/01/2012 - 06/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We have developed a web-based model that allows decision-makers to input local epidemiological and economic values and receive customized estimates of impact and cost-effectiveness related to different strategies for scaling up TB diagnostics.  We are now collaborating with colleagues at USAID to test the model for on-the-ground decisions being made in Mozambique.

Projects

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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A Comprehensive Snapshot of Tuberculosis...

This study aims to find all cases of TB within an urban Ugandan community of 50,000 people and to characterize both the...

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mHealth for improved TB contact investigation...

This multicenter randomized study is evaluating the implementation, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and population-level...

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TB Modeling and Analysis Consortium

The TB MAC brings TB modelers together from a wide range of institutions to answer questions of global policy relevance.  I...

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Evaluating an automated system for...

We are evaluating the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of TBDx, an automated digital microscopy system, as a screening test to...

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