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

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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Modeling the impact of novel TB drug regimens...

We are constructing mathematical models of TB epidemics in Southeast Asia, India, and Vietnam to explore the potential...

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TBM-KIDS (Malawi)

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

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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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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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