Hyperinfectivity: A Critical Element in the Ability of V. cholerae to Cause Epidemics?

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BACKGROUND Cholera is an ancient disease that continues to cause epidemic and pandemic disease despite ongoing efforts to limit its spread. Mathematical models provide one means of assessing the utility of various proposed interventions. However, cholera models that have been developed to date have had limitations, suggesting that there are basic elements… (More)

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@article{Hartley2006HyperinfectivityAC, title={Hyperinfectivity: A Critical Element in the Ability of V. cholerae to Cause Epidemics?}, author={David M. Hartley and J. Garrett Morris and David L. Smith}, journal={PLoS Medicine}, year={2006}, volume={3}, pages={269 - 276} }