James O Lloyd-Smith
Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
- HIV-1/parasite co-infection and the emergence of new parasite strainsJames O Lloyd-Smith
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Parasitology 135:795-806. 2008..Definitive evidence to test these predicted effects is largely lacking, and we conclude by discussing challenges in interpreting available data and priorities for future studies...
- Cyclical changes in seroprevalence of leptospirosis in California sea lions: endemic and epidemic disease in one host species?James O Lloyd-Smith
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
BMC Infect Dis 7:125. 2007....
- Maximum likelihood estimation of the negative binomial dispersion parameter for highly overdispersed data, with applications to infectious diseasesJames O Lloyd-Smith
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Mueller Lab, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
PLoS ONE 2:e180. 2007..e., those with k>or=1), and the accuracy of confidence intervals estimated for k is typically not explored...
- Curtailing transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome within a community and its hospitalJames O Lloyd-Smith
Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Proc Biol Sci 270:1979-89. 2003..The implications of our results for future emerging pathogens are discussed...
- Transmission consequences of coinfection: cytokines writ large?Andrea L Graham
Institutes of Evolution, Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Trends Parasitol 23:284-91. 2007..Testable predictions about the epidemiological consequences of coinfection are generated by this conceptual framework...
- Utility of R0 as a predictor of disease invasion in structured populationsPaul C Cross
Northern Rocky Mountain Science Centre, US Geological Survey, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
J R Soc Interface 4:315-24. 2007....
- The potential impact of male circumcision on HIV in Sub-Saharan AfricaBrian G Williams
World Health Organization, Stop TB Department, Geneva, Switzerland
PLoS Med 3:e262. 2006..We explore the implications of this finding for the promotion of MC as a public health intervention to control HIV in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Dynamics and management of infectious disease in colonizing populationsShirli Bar-David
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley 94720 3112, USA
Ecology 87:1215-24. 2006..Recognizing which of our three general cases best describes a particular outbreak will aid in planning an efficient strategy to contain the disease...
- Comment on "On the regulation of populations of mammals, birds, fish, and insects" IWayne M Getz
Department of Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management, University of California at Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Science 311:1100; author reply 1100. 2006..They also neglected trophic and migratory processes, which we demonstrate could underlie their empirical findings...
- Dynamically modeling SARS and other newly emerging respiratory illnesses: past, present, and futureChris T Bauch
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Epidemiology 16:791-801. 2005....
- The effect of treatment on pathogen virulenceTravis C Porco
San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove St, Suite 204, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Theor Biol 233:91-102. 2005..Thus we show that conflict can arise between the epidemiological benefits of treatment and the evolutionary risks of heightened virulence...
- Frequency-dependent incidence in models of sexually transmitted diseases: portrayal of pair-based transmission and effects of illness on contact behaviourJames O Lloyd-Smith
Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3200, USA
Proc Biol Sci 271:625-34. 2004..We discuss the application of our results to STDs (in humans and animals) and other infectious diseases...
- Impact of HIV on novel therapies for tuberculosis controlMaria S Sanchez
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3114, USA
AIDS 22:963-72. 2008..We investigated how tuberculosis is impacted by reducing treatment duration alone or combined with enhanced case detection and/or cure under different HIV prevalence levels...