Babak Pourbohloul

Summary

Affiliation: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of mass treatment on syphilis transmission: a mathematical modeling approach
    Babak Pourbohloul
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:297-305. 2003
  2. pmc Modeling control strategies of respiratory pathogens
    Babak Pourbohloul
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1249-56. 2005
  3. pmc Initial human transmission dynamics of the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in North America
    Babak Pourbohloul
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:215-22. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Targeted mass treatment for syphilis with oral azithromycin
    Michael L Rekart
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada
    Lancet 361:313-4. 2003
  5. pmc H3N2v and other influenza epidemic risk based on age-specific estimates of sero-protection and contact network interactions
    Danuta M Skowronski
    Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e54015. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of immune response on transmission dynamics for sexually transmitted infections
    Suvendrini Lena
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Infect Dis 191:S78-84. 2005
  7. pmc Epidemic progression on networks based on disease generation time
    Bahman Davoudi
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Biol Dyn 7:148-60. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Time evolution of epidemic disease on finite and infinite networks
    Pierre André Noël
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 4R4
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 79:026101. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The unexpected impact of a Chlamydia trachomatis infection control program on susceptibility to reinfection
    Robert C Brunham
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    J Infect Dis 192:1836-44. 2005
  10. pmc Coordinated response to SARS, Vancouver, Canada
    Danuta M Skowronski
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:155-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of mass treatment on syphilis transmission: a mathematical modeling approach
    Babak Pourbohloul
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:297-305. 2003
    ..By 1 year postintervention, syphilis cases had rebounded significantly. We investigate the cause of this postintervention rebound...
  2. pmc Modeling control strategies of respiratory pathogens
    Babak Pourbohloul
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1249-56. 2005
    ..Contact network epidemiology can provide valuable quantitative input to public health decisionmaking, even before a pathogen is well characterized...
  3. pmc Initial human transmission dynamics of the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in North America
    Babak Pourbohloul
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 3:215-22. 2009
    ..We determined the reproduction number of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 by analyzing the dynamics of the complete case series in Mexico City during this early period...
  4. ncbi request reprint Targeted mass treatment for syphilis with oral azithromycin
    Michael L Rekart
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada
    Lancet 361:313-4. 2003
    ..0001<p<0.0044). This rate rebound and the absence of a sustained effect suggest that targeted mass treatment for syphilis, even though feasible, should not be done routinely...
  5. pmc H3N2v and other influenza epidemic risk based on age-specific estimates of sero-protection and contact network interactions
    Danuta M Skowronski
    Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Services, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e54015. 2013
    ..However risk assessment may change with time and depends crucially upon the validation of epidemiological features of influenza, notably the serologic correlate of protection and R(0)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of immune response on transmission dynamics for sexually transmitted infections
    Suvendrini Lena
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Infect Dis 191:S78-84. 2005
    ..Elucidation of the immunobiological and behavioral factors that shape STI transmission should inform better STI prevention and control programs...
  7. pmc Epidemic progression on networks based on disease generation time
    Bahman Davoudi
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Biol Dyn 7:148-60. 2013
    ..Using several examples, we demonstrate very good agreement between our analytical calculations and the results of computer simulations. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Time evolution of epidemic disease on finite and infinite networks
    Pierre André Noël
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5Z 4R4
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 79:026101. 2009
    ..This formalism can be equally applied to similar percolation phenomena on networks in other areas of science and technology...
  9. ncbi request reprint The unexpected impact of a Chlamydia trachomatis infection control program on susceptibility to reinfection
    Robert C Brunham
    University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    J Infect Dis 192:1836-44. 2005
    ..Since 1998, rates have increased, and case counts now exceed those recorded before the intervention...
  10. pmc Coordinated response to SARS, Vancouver, Canada
    Danuta M Skowronski
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:155-8. 2006
    ..Baseline preparedness for pandemic threats may account for the absence of sustained transmission and fewer cases of SARS in Vancouver...
  11. pmc Vaccination against 2009 pandemic H1N1 in a population dynamical model of Vancouver, Canada: timing is everything
    Jessica M Conway
    Division of Mathematical Modeling, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, V5Z 4R4 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:932. 2011
    ..We adapted a city-level contact network model to study different campaigns on influenza morbidity and mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predicting epidemics on directed contact networks
    Lauren Ancel Meyers
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Theor Biol 240:400-18. 2006
    ..We furthermore demonstrate that these methods more accurately predict the vulnerability of HCWs and the efficacy of various hospital-based containment strategies during outbreaks of severe respiratory diseases...
  13. pmc A comparative analysis of influenza vaccination programs
    Shweta Bansal
    Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of Texas Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS Med 3:e387. 2006
    ..The threat of avian influenza and the 2004-2005 influenza vaccine supply shortage in the United States have sparked a debate about optimal vaccination strategies to reduce the burden of morbidity and mortality caused by the influenza virus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Network theory and SARS: predicting outbreak diversity
    Lauren Ancel Meyers
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Theor Biol 232:71-81. 2005
    ..We offer quantitative insight into the heterogeneity of SARS outbreaks worldwide, and illustrate the utility of this approach for assessing public health strategies...