basic reproductive number

basic reproductive number

the average number of people to whom a given illness is transmitted by anyone else with that illness.
See also: transmission (2), virulence.
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First, None of these models reconcile the very small per-exposure hiv-1 acquisition probability with the high estimate of the basic reproductive number, R0, During acute phase infection.
This essay established the rumor propagation model (SIWR rumor propagation model) with various transmission routes and obtained the basic reproductive number [R.
By the comparison of the basic reproduction number of SIWR rumor propagation model and SIR rumor propagation model, it is discovered that the basic reproductive number of SIWR rumor propagation model is greater than the basic reproductive number SIR rumor propagation model, which means that SIR model would underestimate the basic reproduction number.
The basic reproductive number of the periodic model is obtained, based on which an analysis is conducted on the epidemic and endemic dynamics of cholera.
The disease free equilibrium is local asymptotically stable and globally when basic reproductive number less than one.
Estimated effects of projected climate change on the basic reproductive number of the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis.
These measured exposure results were then used to calculate the probability of getting infected and the basic reproductive number in order to evaluate the protective effectiveness of the air delivery system.
The number of secondary cases is also called the basic reproductive number ([R.
We obtained a basic reproductive number by using the next generation method (van den Driessche and Watmough, 2002)[4].
At the beginning of an epidemic, this number is expressed mathematically as the basic reproductive number, [R.
We used uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of the basic reproductive number [R.
4 days as the generation time of a SARS infection, as estimated from the mean serial interval between the time from onset of symptoms in index patient to onset of symptoms in secondary case-patient in Singapore (9), we estimated the basic reproductive number of SARS infections, [R.
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