MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the impact of improved MDR treatment in Vietnam

Location

Vietnam, Vietnam

Dates

09/01/2014 - 08/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are using transmission modeling to evaluate the potential impact of expanding DST and access to MDR TB treatment in Vietnam, demonstrating that better treatment of MDR TB can have tremendous impact in preventing future transmission.

Projects

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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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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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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