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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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We explore environmentally-induced tumors in the context of the ongoing conflict between long-evolved cancer control mechanisms and the central flaw of multicellularity, using a number of convergent necessary conditions statistical models based on the Data Rate...

["Evolutionary Studies","Mathematical Biology","Oncology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1709v1
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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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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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