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Infectious disease dynamics: What characterizes a successful invader?

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Against the background of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other potentially emerging (or re-emerging) infectious diseases, this review will focus on the properties which enable an infectious agent to establish and maintain itself within a specified host population. We shall emphasize that for a pathogen to cross a species barrier is one thing, but for it successfully to maintain itself in the new population is must have a 'basic reproducti...

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10.1098/rstb.2001.0866

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Volume:
356
Issue:
1410
Pages:
901-910
Publication date:
2001-06-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
URN:
uuid:2a6f51af-4fc4-4b06-9368-a770d7ef0d81
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210701
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pubs:210701

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