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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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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Statins as adjunctive host-directed therapy...

This study will investigate the role of statins in combination with the first-line regimen for TB in the mouse model. In...

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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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