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Background: The dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral disease and a regular epidemic in Thailand. The peak of the dengue epidemic period is around June to August during the rainy season. It is believed that the climate is an important factor for dengue transmission.Method:...

["Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.756v5
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Despite high success rate in treating human Strongyloides infection with ivermectin, there is no consensus about the treatment of hyperinfection by helminths of the genus Strongyloides in immunocompromised people. Chances of survival of patients suffering from...

["Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Parasitology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2399v1
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Background: Dengue is one of the most important vector-borne diseases, nearly 400000 reported cases in South East Asia and more than 2000 fatalities annually. The first of dengue vaccine called Dengvaxia by the French company, Sanofi Pasteur, was recently approved...

["Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1694v1
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Length of hospital stay (LOS) is of primary importance in health services research because it is directly related to health care management and cost of health care. In some epidemiological settings the actual length of stay is not directly observed but it is known...

["Mathematical Biology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1663v1
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Mathematical models are frequently used to assess the impact of control interventions for Chlamydia trachomatis and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Modeling approaches that stratify the population by the number of sex partners often assume the transmission...

["Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.940v2
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The sexually transmitted bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae has developed resistance to all antibiotic classes that have been used for treatment and strains resistant to multiple antibiotic classes have evolved. In many countries, there is only one antibiotic remaining...

["Computational Biology","Evolutionary Studies","Mathematical Biology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1449v1
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In 2014, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) experienced an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) with 69 reported cases. I fitted an EVD transmission model to data of this outbreak and estimated the basic reproduction number R0 = 5.2 (95% confidence interval...

["Mathematical Biology","Virology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1041v1
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International air travel has already spread Ebola virus disease (EVD) to major cities as part of the unprecedented epidemic that started in Guinea in December 2013. An infected airline passenger arrived in Nigeria on July 20, 2014 and caused an outbreak in Lagos...

["Computational Biology","Mathematical Biology","Epidemiology","Infectious Diseases","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.569v3
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