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

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

We have developed a web-based model that allows decision-makers to input local epidemiological and economic values and receive...

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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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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 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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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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