Virginia E Pitzer

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Demographic variability, vaccination, and the spatiotemporal dynamics of rotavirus epidemics
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Science 325:290-4. 2009
  2. pmc Exploring the relationship between incidence and the average age of infection during seasonal epidemics
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Theor Biol 260:175-85. 2009
  3. pmc Modelling seasonal variations in the age and incidence of Kawasaki disease to explore possible infectious aetiologies
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2736-43. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating variability in the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome to household contacts in Hong Kong, China
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:355-63. 2007
  5. pmc Little evidence for genetic susceptibility to influenza A (H5N1) from family clustering data
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1074-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Demographic variability, vaccination, and the spatiotemporal dynamics of rotavirus epidemics
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 16801, USA
    Science 325:290-4. 2009
    ..Armed with this validated model, we explore the relative importance of direct and indirect protection, a key issue in determining the worldwide benefits of vaccination...
  2. pmc Exploring the relationship between incidence and the average age of infection during seasonal epidemics
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Theor Biol 260:175-85. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Modelling seasonal variations in the age and incidence of Kawasaki disease to explore possible infectious aetiologies
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:2736-43. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimating variability in the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome to household contacts in Hong Kong, China
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:355-63. 2007
    ..This study suggests that the probability of transmission of SARS is dependent upon characteristics of the index patients and does not simply reflect temporal variability in the viral load of SARS cases...
  5. pmc Little evidence for genetic susceptibility to influenza A (H5N1) from family clustering data
    Virginia E Pitzer
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1074-6. 2007
    ..We show that, by chance alone, a high proportion of clusters are expected to be limited to blood relatives when infection is a rare event...