Quantitative assessment of the tipping point in Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission and


Baltimore, Maryland, US


12/01/2014 - 11/30/2017


Petros Karakousis, MD

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends on the number and state of internalized bacteria and leads to either control of infection or uncontrolled Mtb replication.


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