Infectious diseases of humans : dynamics and control / Roy M. Anderson and Robert M. May.

By: Anderson, Roy M.
Contributor(s): May, Robert B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford science publications.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991Description: viii, 757 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 019854040X (pbk.); 978019854043.Subject(s): COMMUNICABLE DISEASES | EPIDEMIOLOGY | MATHEMATICAL MODELS | MICROBIAL ECOLOGY | INFECTIOUS DISEASES | MODELLING | CONTROL | HEALTH | PARASITOLOGY | PARASITES | MODELSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 616-036.22 AND
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. A framework for discussing the population biology of infectious diseases -- Part I. Microparasites -- 3. Biology of host-microparasite associations -- 4. The basic model: statics -- 5. Static aspects of eradication and control -- 6. The basic model: dynamics -- 7. Dynamic aspects of eradication and control -- 8. Beyond the basic model: empirical evidence for inhomogeneous mixing -- 9. age-related transmission rates -- 10. Genetic heterogeneity -- 11. Social heterogeneity and sexually transmitted diseases -- 12. Spatial and other kinds of heterogeneity -- 13. Endemic infections in developing countries -- 14. Indirectly transmitted microparasites -- Part II. Macroparasites -- 15. Biology of host-macroparasite associations -- 16. The basic model: statics -- 17/ The basic model: dynamics -- 18. Acquired immunity -- 19. Heterogeneity within the human community -- 20. Indirectly transmitted helminths -- 21 Experimental epidemiology -- 22. Parasites, genetic variability, and drug resistance -- 23. The ecology and genetics of host-parasite associations -- Appendices -- A. Static properties of models for host-microparasite interactions -- B. Static aspects of a programme of immunization according to a general age-dependent schedule -- C. Dynamic properties of models for host-microparasite interactions -- D. Age-dependent transmission and WAIFW matrices -- E. Aspects of heterogeneities in host-microparasite interactions -- F. Behavioural heterogeneity and the transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS and other STDs -- G. Optimal immunization programmes in heterogeneous populations -- H. Mating probabilities and egg output for macroparasites -- References -- Author index -- Subject index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [697]-735) and indexes.

1. Introduction -- 2. A framework for discussing the population biology of infectious diseases -- Part I. Microparasites -- 3. Biology of host-microparasite associations -- 4. The basic model: statics -- 5. Static aspects of eradication and control -- 6. The basic model: dynamics -- 7. Dynamic aspects of eradication and control -- 8. Beyond the basic model: empirical evidence for inhomogeneous mixing -- 9. age-related transmission rates -- 10. Genetic heterogeneity -- 11. Social heterogeneity and sexually transmitted diseases -- 12. Spatial and other kinds of heterogeneity -- 13. Endemic infections in developing countries -- 14. Indirectly transmitted microparasites -- Part II. Macroparasites -- 15. Biology of host-macroparasite associations -- 16. The basic model: statics -- 17/ The basic model: dynamics -- 18. Acquired immunity -- 19. Heterogeneity within the human community -- 20. Indirectly transmitted helminths -- 21 Experimental epidemiology -- 22. Parasites, genetic variability, and drug resistance -- 23. The ecology and genetics of host-parasite associations -- Appendices -- A. Static properties of models for host-microparasite interactions -- B. Static aspects of a programme of immunization according to a general age-dependent schedule -- C. Dynamic properties of models for host-microparasite interactions -- D. Age-dependent transmission and WAIFW matrices -- E. Aspects of heterogeneities in host-microparasite interactions -- F. Behavioural heterogeneity and the transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS and other STDs -- G. Optimal immunization programmes in heterogeneous populations -- H. Mating probabilities and egg output for macroparasites -- References -- Author index -- Subject index.

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