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Estimating vaccine effects on Transmission of Infection from Household Data

Becker, Niels; Britton, Tom; O'Neill, Philip D

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This article is concerned with a method for making inferences about various measures of vaccine efficacy. These measures describe reductions in susceptibility and in the potential to transmit infection. The method uses data on household outbreaks; it is based on a model that allows for transmission of infection both from within a household and from the outside. The use of household data is motivated by the hope that these are informative about vaccine-induced reduction of the potential to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17897
Source: Biometrics
DOI: 10.1111/1541-0420.00056

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