Basic Reproduction Number
"Basic Reproduction Number" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The expected number of new cases of an infection caused by an infected individual, in a population consisting of susceptible contacts only.
|Basic Reproduction Number
- Basic Reproduction Number
- Number, Basic Reproduction
- Basic Reproduction Ratio
- Basic Reproductive Rate
- Reproductive Rate, Basic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Basic Reproduction Number" by people in Profiles.
Incorporating temporal distribution of population-level viral load enables real-time estimation of COVID-19 transmission. Nat Commun. 2022 03 03; 13(1):1155.
Quantifying asymptomatic infection and transmission of COVID-19 in New York City using observed cases, serology, and testing capacity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 03 02; 118(9).
An antigenic diversification threshold for falciparum malaria transmission at high endemicity. PLoS Comput Biol. 2021 02; 17(2):e1008729.
Practical considerations for measuring the effective reproductive number, Rt. PLoS Comput Biol. 2020 12; 16(12):e1008409.
Association of Social Distancing, Population Density, and Temperature With the Instantaneous Reproduction Number of SARS-CoV-2 in Counties Across the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 07 01; 3(7):e2016099.
Herd Immunity: Understanding COVID-19. Immunity. 2020 05 19; 52(5):737-741.
Revisiting Rayong: shifting seroprofiles of dengue in Thailand and their implications for transmission and control. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Feb 01; 179(3):353-60.
Contact rate calculation for a basic epidemic model. Math Biosci. 2008 Nov; 216(1):56-62.