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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The role of cell wall lipids in pathogenesis...

This study will use a combination of transcriptional, lipidomic, genetic, and imaging techniques to investigate whether...

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TBM-KIDS (India)

A phase 2 clinical trial of optimized treatment for pediatric tuberculous meningitis in India and Malawi

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