Quantiferon gold test for detecting TB infection in HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa

Location

Klerksdorp, South Africa

Dates

06/01/2013 - 05/01/2018

PI

Jonathan Golub, PhD, MPH

This is a cluster randomized trial comparing the time to known latent TB status among HIV infected patients receiving QGIT or TST for detection of latent TB.

Projects

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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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for pediatric contacts of MDR TB...

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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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Understanding the role of repeat testing and...

We have developed a Markov model of serial IGRA testing to help improve testing algorithms with TST vs. IGRA in low-risk...

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