Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics including Xpert in Uganda

Location

Uganda, Uganda

Dates

05/25/2015 - 05/01/2016

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are evaluating the implementation, cost-effectiveness, and potential epidemiological impact of scaling up Xpert across 19 stand-alone clinics and 2 larger referral networks across Uganda (including in Kampala).  We are also evaluating the role and cost-effectiveness of "triage" testing in peripheral clinics using CRP and other novel biomarkers.

Projects

TBM-KIDS (India)

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

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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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