A new estimator for infection rates using pools of variable size

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Abstract

A new estimator is proposed for the infection rate in a population of organisms when variably sized sample pools are analyzed. This new estimator has a closed form that can be easily evaluated and updated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-136
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican journal of epidemiology
Volume114
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1981

Keywords

  • Biometry
  • Epidemiologic methods
  • Infection rates

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