K M O'Reilly
Affiliation: Imperial College
- The effect of mass immunisation campaigns and new oral poliovirus vaccines on the incidence of poliomyelitis in Pakistan and Afghanistan, 2001-11: a retrospective analysisKathleen M O'Reilly
Medical Research Council Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
Lancet 380:491-8. 2012..We aimed to establish why incidence is rising in these countries despite programme innovations including the introduction of new vaccines...
- The control of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis infection in sheep flocks: a mathematical model of the impact of vaccination, serological testing, clinical examination and lancing of abscessesK M O'Reilly
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL, UK
Prev Vet Med 95:115-26. 2010..Further research is required to develop a diagnostic test with at least 0.90 specificity and sensitivity under field conditions before any methods of control can be recommended with confidence...
- A statistical model of the international spread of wild poliovirus in Africa used to predict and prevent outbreaksKathleen M O'Reilly
Medical Research Council Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 8:e1001109. 2011..A quantitative understanding of the factors that predict the distribution and timing of outbreaks will enable their prevention and facilitate the completion of global eradication...
- Parameter estimation and simulations of a mathematical model of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis transmission in sheepK M O'Reilly
Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Biology Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands, England
Prev Vet Med 83:242-59. 2008..39 and 0.60 at equilibrium. This is the first mathematical model of C. pseudotuberculosis infection, the parameter estimates indicate that aspects of the infection process could be utilised to design control strategies...