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

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

Comparative Effectiveness/Implementation of...

This cluster-randomized trial in 56 rural primary care clinics compares the effectiveness and implementation of three strategies...

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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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Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the...

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health &...

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for adult contacts of MDR TB patients...

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