sourceR: Classification and source attribution of infectious agents among heterogeneous populations

@inproceedings{Miller2017sourceRCA,
  title={sourceR: Classification and source attribution of infectious agents among heterogeneous populations},
  author={Poppy Miller and Jonathan Marshall and Nigel French and Chris Jewell},
  booktitle={PLoS Computational Biology},
  year={2017}
}
Zoonotic diseases are a major cause of morbidity, and productivity losses in both human and animal populations. Identifying the source of food-borne zoonoses (e.g. an animal reservoir or food product) is crucial for the identification and prioritisation of food safety interventions. For many zoonotic diseases it is difficult to attribute human cases to sources of infection because there is little epidemiological information on the cases. However, microbial strain typing allows zoonotic… CONTINUE READING
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