T Smieszek

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc A low-cost method to assess the epidemiological importance of individuals in controlling infectious disease outbreaks
    Timo Smieszek
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Med 11:35. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Collecting close-contact social mixing data with contact diaries: reporting errors and biases
    T Smieszek
    ETH Zurich, Institute for Environmental Decisions, Natural and Social Science Interface, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Infect 140:744-52. 2012

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Publications2

  1. pmc A low-cost method to assess the epidemiological importance of individuals in controlling infectious disease outbreaks
    Timo Smieszek
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    BMC Med 11:35. 2013
    ..However, mapping social contact networks is typically too resource-intensive to be a practical possibility for most communities and institutions...
  2. doi request reprint Collecting close-contact social mixing data with contact diaries: reporting errors and biases
    T Smieszek
    ETH Zurich, Institute for Environmental Decisions, Natural and Social Science Interface, Zurich, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Infect 140:744-52. 2012
    ..We estimated that the probability of forgetting a contact of ≤5 min duration is greater than 50%. Furthermore, the number of forgotten contacts appears to be proportional to the total number of contacts...