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Linking individual natural history to population outcomes in tuberculosis
(Oxford University Press, 2018)
Background. Substantial individual heterogeneity exists in the clinical manifestations and duration of active tuberculosis. We sought to link the individual-level characteristics of tuberculosis disease to observed ...
A disease evolution model with uncertain parameters
In this study we consider the SIS epidemiological model (susceptible-infected-susceptible) in which the transmission and recuperation rates are considered fuzzy sets. The concepts of possibility measures and fuzzy expectancy ...
Animal models in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-an overview
(Informa Healthcare, 2014-08-01)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by progressive airway obstruction resultant from an augmented inflammatory response of the respiratory tract to noxious particles and gases. Previous reports ...
Host responses induced by different animal models of periodontal disease: a literature review
Periodontitis is an infectious disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the periodontium, and it is mediated and modulated by the host immune system. In the presence of microorganisms or other antigens, immune cells ...