Understanding and Improving the Effectiveness of Public Health Laboratory Networks for Infectious

Dates

04/01/2019 - 03/31/2024

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

The goal of this project is to construct a mathematical model of the laboratory network for diagnosis of infectious diseases in Ghana, with an emphasis on centralized versus peripheral placement of laboratory-based diagnostic testing.

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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Population-level impact of isoniazid...

We are collaborating with a team that conducted a randomized trial of IPT in Khayelitsha, South Africa, to extend their findings...

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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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Impact of diabetes on TB treatment outcomes...

This is a study to prospectively enroll and follow TB patients co-infected with diabetes and TB patients without diabetes...

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