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Título: A coinfection model for HIV and HCV
Autor: Pinto, Carla M.A.
Carvalho, Ana R.M.
Palavras-chave: HIV/AIDS
Mathematical model
Data: 2014
Editora: Elsevier
Relatório da Série N.º: Biosystems;Vol. 124
Resumo: We study a mathematical model for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatites C virus (HCV) coinfection. The model predicts four distinct equilibria: the disease free, the HIV endemic, the HCV endemic, and the full endemic equilibria. The local and global stability of the disease free equilibrium was calculated for the full model and the HIV and HCV submodels. We present numerical simulations of the full model where the distinct equilibria can be observed. We show simulations of the qualitative changes of the dynamical behavior of the full model for variation of relevant parameters. From the results of the model, we infer possible measures that could be implemented in order to reduce the number of infected individuals.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/5305
DOI: 10.1016/j.biosystems.2014.08.004
ISSN: 0303-2647
Versão do Editor: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0303264714001105
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