Understanding the role of repeat testing and reproducibility of interferon-gamma release assays for

Location

Canada, Canada

Dates

10/01/2013 - 09/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

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

Projects

Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of...

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Understanding the impact of combined TB and...

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India,...

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Statins as adjunctive host-directed therapy...

This study will investigate the role of statins in combination with the first-line regimen for TB in the mouse model. In...

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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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MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the...

We are using transmission modeling to evaluate the potential impact of expanding DST and access to MDR TB treatment in Vietnam,...

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