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

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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Immunotherapy Targeting MTB Persisters in the...

The goal of this research program is to determine whether enhanced immunity to critical components of the Mtb stringent response...

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A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the...

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health &...

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

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

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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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