Benjamin Armbruster

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Publications

  1. pmc Cost-effective control of chronic viral diseases: finding the optimal level of screening and contact tracing
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, USA
    Math Biosci 224:35-42. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanded HIV screening in the United States
    Aaron Lucas
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    AIDS 27:795-801. 2013
  3. pmc Effectiveness of a no-sex or safe-sex month in reducing HIV transmission
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 90:504-12. 2012
  4. pmc Exploring the relative costs of contact tracing for increasing HIV case finding in sub-Saharan countries
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e29-36. 2011

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Publications4

  1. pmc Cost-effective control of chronic viral diseases: finding the optimal level of screening and contact tracing
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, USA
    Math Biosci 224:35-42. 2010
    ..Using this, one can obtain a close approximation of the optimal solution without having to solve an optimal control problem. We apply our methods to an example of hepatitis B virus...
  2. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanded HIV screening in the United States
    Aaron Lucas
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    AIDS 27:795-801. 2013
    ..We evaluated the optimal testing frequencies for various risk groups in comparison to the CDC recommendations...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of a no-sex or safe-sex month in reducing HIV transmission
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 90:504-12. 2012
    ..To build a deterministic compartmental model for exploring the effects on the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) of a population abstaining from sex or practising only "safe" sex for one month each year...
  4. pmc Exploring the relative costs of contact tracing for increasing HIV case finding in sub-Saharan countries
    Benjamin Armbruster
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e29-36. 2011
    ..Contact tracing (CT) has rarely been used to improve HIV case finding in sub-Saharan Africa because of concerns regarding privacy protection and possibly high costs...