Sexually transmitted diseases: Epidemic cycling and immunity

Bryan T. Grenfell, Ottar Bjørnstad

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Abstract

Are syphilis epidemics caused by external factors such as human sexual behaviour, or are factors intrinsic to the pathogen more important? Comparing the dynamics of syphilis and gonorrhoea provides some clues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)366-367
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume433
Issue number7024
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 27 2005
Externally publishedYes

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