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Sensitivity analysis of a model for tuberculosis

Hickson, Roslyn; Mercer, Geoffry; Lokuge, Kamalini

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Tuberculosis (TB) is a growing problem worldwide, with an estimated third of the world's population currently infected. Of particular concern is the growing trend of dual epidemics of HIV and TB, with the associated multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB). Developed countries which had previously removed TB transmission from communities are being re-infected with the MDR-TB strains. In the USA, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (2009) estimate that treatment of a single case of MDR-TB costs...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25514
Source: Proceedings of MODSIM 2011 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation

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