Qualitative research of novel urine LAM assay in Malawi and Zambia to inform WHO policy

Project Info

The aim of this project is to analyse aspects of values and preferences, acceptability and feasibility alongside a prospective accuracy study of a novel TB diagnostic which requires urine as sample (Fujifilm SILVAMP TB (FujiLAM)), and Omega’s Visitect CD4 point of care testing, funded by DZIF. The project uses qualitative research alongside the trial in Malawi and Zambia.

Project members include:

  • Claudia Denkinger (PI), Yannis Hermann, Federica Lainati, María del Mar Castro Noriega (University of Heidelberg)
  • Nora Engel (Maastricht University)
  • Chanda Mwamba (Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ))
  • Moses Kumwenda (Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme)
Geographies Malawi Zambia

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