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Reaction-diffusion model for the understanding of tuberculosis dynamics at the scale of a secondary pulmonary lobule

Author
Català, M.; Alonso, S.; Prats, C.; Lopez, D.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
XXII Congreso de Física Estadística
Date of publication
2018
Presentation's date
2018-10-19
Book of congress proceedings
XXII Congreso de Física Estadística: FisEs'18: Madrid, 18-20 de octubre de 2018: libro de resúmenes
First page
111
Last page
111
Abstract
Tuberculosis (TB) is still one of the major humankind threats, being one of the 3 main causes of death by an infectious disease worldwide. TB is a communicable chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). An infection with Mtb often causes no symptoms, remaining controlled as a non-contagious latent tuberculosis infection, but a 10% of infected people will develop the contagious active disease (i.e., a TB) even several years after the infection. An 85% of the TB cases c...
Group of research
BIOCOM-SC - Computational Biology and Complex Systems Group

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