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A stochastic model for sero conversion times of HIV transmission

Santhakumaran, A and Nanthakumar, C and Venkatesan, P and Kannan, R (2003) A stochastic model for sero conversion times of HIV transmission. Bio-Science Research Bulletin, 19 (1). pp. 23-29. ISSN Print: 0970-0889; Online 2320-3161

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the study of a Stochastic Model for predicting the seroconversion time of HIV transmission. As the immune capacities of an individual vary and also have its own resistance, the antigenic diversity threshold is different for different person. We propose a stochastic model to study the damage process acting on the immune system that is non- linear. The mean of seroconversion time of HIV and its variance are derived. A numerical example is given to illustrate the seroconversion times of HIV transmission.

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Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antigenic diversity threshold, T4, Cells, Seroconversion, Human Immuno deficiency Virus. Acquired lmmuno Deficiency Syndrome. Alpha poisson Process. Mittag- Laffler distribution
Subjects: Tuberculosis > Biostatistics
Divisions: Statistics
Depositing User: Dr. Rathinasabapati R
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2013 10:50
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2016 11:02
URI: http://eprints.nirt.res.in/id/eprint/617

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