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Forecasting trachoma control and identifying transmission-hotspots

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Background: Tremendous progress towards elimination of trachoma as a public health problem has been made. However, there are areas where the clinical indicator of disease, trachomatous inflammation—follicular (TF), remains prevalent. We quantify the progress that has been made, and forecast how TF prevalence will evolve with current interventions. We also determine the probability that a district is a transmission-hotspot based on its TF prevalence (ie, reproduction number...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/cid/ciab189

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseasesa Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
Suppl 3
Pages:
S134-S139
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2021-06-14
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
33905484
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1176827
Local pid:
pubs:1176827
Deposit date:
2021-10-06

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