A review of data needed to parameterize a dynamic model of measles in developing countries

@inproceedings{Szusz2010ARO,
  title={A review of data needed to parameterize a dynamic model of measles in developing countries},
  author={Emily K. Szusz and Louis P. Garrison and Chris T. Bauch},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundDynamic models of infection transmission can project future disease burden within a population. Few dynamic measles models have been developed for low-income countries, where measles disease burden is highest. Our objective was to review the literature on measles epidemiology in low-income countries, with a particular focus on data that are needed to parameterize dynamic models.MethodsWe included age-stratified case reporting and seroprevalence studies with fair to good sample sizes… CONTINUE READING
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