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Ross, macdonald, and a theory for the dynamics and control of mosquito-transmitted pathogens.

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Ronald Ross and George Macdonald are credited with developing a mathematical model of mosquito-borne pathogen transmission. A systematic historical review suggests that several mathematicians and scientists contributed to development of the Ross-Macdonald model over a period of 70 years. Ross developed two different mathematical models, Macdonald a third, and various "Ross-Macdonald" mathematical models exist. Ross-Macdonald models are best defined by a consensus set of assumptions. The mathe...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.ppat.1002588

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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Battle, K
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079091
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Hay, S
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079091
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLOS PATHOGENS Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
e1002588
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1553-7374
ISSN:
1553-7366
Source identifiers:
333755
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English
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2013-11-16

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