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

Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

We are evaluating the implementation, cost-effectiveness, and potential epidemiological impact of scaling up Xpert across 19...

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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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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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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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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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