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The reinfection threshold.

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Thresholds in transmission are responsible for critical changes in infectious disease epidemiology. The epidemic threshold indicates whether infection invades a totally susceptible population. The reinfection threshold indicates whether self-sustained transmission occurs in a population that has developed a degree of partial immunity to the pathogen (by previous infection or vaccination). In models that combine susceptible and partially immune individuals, the reinfection threshold is technic...

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10.1016/j.jtbi.2005.03.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Author
Journal:
Journal of theoretical biology
Volume:
236
Issue:
1
Pages:
111-113
Publication date:
2005-09-05
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EISSN:
1095-8541
ISSN:
0022-5193
URN:
uuid:7fd346c2-7772-4b67-a862-378a45531b2f
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449654
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pubs:449654

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