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Research Article

The Transmissibility of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Commercial Poultry in Industrialised Countries

  • Tini Garske mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: t.garske@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Paul Clarke,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Azra C. Ghani

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 04, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000349

About the Authors

Tini Garske, Paul Clarke, Azra C. Ghani
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Tini Garske
Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: t.garske@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: TG. Other: Initiated the research, obtained the datasets and wrote the outline of the paper: AG. Programmed and performed the data analysis and wrote the first draft of the paper: TG. Developed the statistical methods for calculating the confidence intervals: PC.