September 28, 2011

Tracing an Elusive Killer Parasite in Peru

University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania


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Michael Levy, PhD, assistant professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, along with other collaborators from Penn, Johns Hopkins University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru, are in the trenches combining tried-and-true epidemiological approaches with new statistical methods to learn more about the course of a dangerous, contagious disease epidemic. Their research was published last week in PLoS Computational...

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TAGGED: Peru, Parasites, Disease, Epidemiology

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