Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB vaccines

Location

Gujarat, India, India

Dates

01/01/2014 - 04/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of transmission, relative to general untargeted vaccination strategies, as a function of geographical heterogeneity and population mixing.

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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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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Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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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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ICOHRTA Training Program (Fogarty)

International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Award (ICOHRTA) training program. A training program that...

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