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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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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Battle, KE
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PLOS PATHOGENS Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
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e1002588
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1553-7374
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1553-7366
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uuid:df6d0cf7-01a3-4dde-9654-d07cc932f8c0
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333755
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pubs:333755

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