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Infectious disease dynamics: what characterizes a successful invader?

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Against the background of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other potentially emerging (or re–emerging) infectious diseases, this review will focus on the properties which enable an infectious agent to establish and maintain itself within a specified host population. We shall emphasize that for a pathogen to cross a species barrier is one thing, but for it successfully to maintain itself in the new population is must have a ‘basic reproducti...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1098/rstb.2001.0866

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Department of Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Department of Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
356
Issue:
1410
Pages:
901-910
Host title:
Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences
Publication date:
2001-06-29
Event location:
England
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ISSN:
1471-2970 and 0962-8436
Pmid:
11405937
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210701
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pubs:210701
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uuid:3467ae1f-ee7b-4d6d-9688-0a0eeaa372fe
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2018-04-04

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