time-to-event models

Estimation of a vector-borne incubation period distribution: a Star Wars story

##Background A mysterious disease has emerged on planet Naboo. Both infected humans and other extra-terrestrial life forms experience fever, severe headaches, skin rash and mild bleeding symptoms. The FIRST ORDER has sent health experts in the area.

Variability of Zika virus incubation period in humans

In this study, we estimated ZIKV incubation period distribution using time-to-event models adapted to interval-censored data based on declared date of travels from 123 symptomatic travelers returning from areas with active ZIKV transmission.

Duration of Zika Viremia in Serum

Here, we prospectively assessed Zika virus RNA persistence by real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction in the serum of 38 infected- patients at restricted time intervals from onset of symptoms until virus clearance. The minimum and …