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Optimizing COVID-19 surveillance in long-term care facilities: a modelling study

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Background: Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) are vulnerable to outbreaks of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Timely epidemiological surveillance is essential for outbreak response, but is complicated by a high proportion of silent (non-symptomatic) infections and limited testing resources.

Methods: We used a stochastic, individual-based model to simulate transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) along detaile...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12916-020-01866-6

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0000-0002-7330-4262
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Population Health
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7097-8950
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Publisher:
BMC Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
386-
Publication date:
2020-12-08
Acceptance date:
2020-11-23
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
Pmid:
33287821
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1150328
Local pid:
pubs:1150328
Deposit date:
2020-12-29

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