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An introduction to mathematical models in sexually transmitted disease epidemiology
  1. G P Garnett
  1. Correspondence to:
 Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, St Mary's, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK; 


Mathematical models serve a number of roles in understanding sexually transmitted infection epidemiology and control. This article seeks to provide the non-mathematician with a description of their construction and use and presents illustrative examples from sexually transmitted infection epidemiology.

  • mathematical models
  • sexually transmitted disease
  • epidemiology

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