Median basic reproductive ratio

Value 5.7 1/day Range: 2.8-11 1/day
Organism HIV
Reference Stafford MA, Corey L, Cao Y, Daar ES, Ho DD, Perelson AS. Modeling plasma virus concentration during primary HIV infection. J Theor Biol. 2000 Apr 7 203(3):285-301. p. 292 table 3 Table - link PubMed ID10716909
Method Researchers analyzed 10 patients and used a target-cell-limited mathematical model. See equations on p. 291 right column
Comments The basic reproductive ratio, R0, which represents the average number of new infected cells resulting from a single infected cell before any depletion of target cells. See BNID 105730
Entered by Uri M
ID 105731