Models for Tuberculosis

  • Fred Brauer
  • Carlos Castillo-Chavez
  • Zhilan Feng
Part of the Texts in Applied Mathematics book series (TAM, volume 69)


In this chapter we describe several models for tuberculosis (TB) . The disease is endemic in many areas of the world. The models in this chapter will be extensions of the standard SIR or SEIR type of endemic models presented in Chap.  3. Depending on the typical characteristics of a specific disease, various modifications of the standard models will be considered.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Brauer
    • 1
  • Carlos Castillo-Chavez
    • 2
  • Zhilan Feng
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Mathematical and Computational Modeling Center (MCMSC), Department of Mathematics and StatisticsArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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