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Infectious diseases of human: dynamics and control

Author: Anderson, Roy M. ; May, Robert M. Series: Oxford science publications Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 1992.Language: EnglishDescription: 757 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780198540403Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print RA600 .A63 1992
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Infectious Diseases of Humans Dynamics and Control Contents 1 Introduction 2 A framework for discussing the population biology of infections diseases 1 13 Part I: Microparasites 3 Biology of host­microparasite associations 4 The basic model: statics 5 Static aspects of eradication and control 6 The basic model: dynamics 7 Dynamic aspects of eradication and control 8 Beyond the basic model: empirical evidence for inhomogeneous mixing 9 Age-related transmission rates 10 Genetic heterogeneity 11 Social heterogeneity and sexually transmitted diseases 12 Spatial and other kinds of heterogeneity 13 Endemic infections in developing countries 14 Indirectly transmitted microparasites 27 66 87 122 144 155 172 208 228 304 319 374 Part II: Macroparasites 15 Biology of host­macroparasite associations 16 The basic model: statics 17 The basic model: dynamics 18 Acquired immunity 19 Heterogeneity within the human community 20 Indirectly transmitted helminths 21 Experimental epidemiology 433 467 507 530 541 550 590 22 Parasites, genetic variability, and drug resistance 23 The ecology and genetics of host--parasite associations Appendices A Static properties of models for host--microparasite interactions B Static aspects of a programme of immunization according to a general age-dependent schedule Age-dependent transmission and WAIFW matrices Aspects of heterogeneities in host--microparasite interactions 607 626 657 660 663 675 684 689 694 695 C Dynamic properties of models for host--microparasite interactions D E F Behavioural heterogeneity and the transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS and other STDs G H Optimal immunization programmes in heterogeneous populations Mating probabilities and egg output for macroparasites References Author index Subject index 697 737 747

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