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Modeling drug-resistant tuberculosis amplification rates and intervention strategies in Bangladesh

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Tuberculosis (TB) is the seventh leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Bangladesh. Although the National TB control program (NTP) of Bangladesh is implementing its nationwide TB control strategies, more specific and effective single or combination interventions are needed to control drug-susceptible (DS) and multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB. In this study, we developed a two strain TB mathematical model with amplification and fit it to the Bangladesh TB data to understand the transmission ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0236112

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6523-185X
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1811-1310
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
7
Article number:
e0236112
Publication date:
2020-07-23
Acceptance date:
2020-06-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
32702052
Language:
English
Pubs id:
1124144
Local pid:
pubs:1124144
Deposit date:
2020-08-26

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