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Additional file 1 of Analyzing inherent biases in SARS-CoV-2 PCR and serological epidemiologic metrics

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posted on 14.05.2022, 05:10 by Monia Makhoul, Farah Abou-Hijleh, Shaheen Seedat, Ghina R. Mumtaz, Hiam Chemaitelly, Houssein Ayoub, Laith J. Abu-Raddad
Additional file 1.Table S1. Definitions of population variables and symbols used in the model. Table S2. Model assumptions in terms of parameter values. Figure S1. Schematic diagram presenting the basic structure of the mathematical model for SARS-CoV-2 transmission dynamics with the prolonged PCR positivity and delayed antibody detection. Figure S2. Effect of the prolonged PCR positivity on the observed SARS-CoV-2 positivity rate. Figure S3. Effect of the prolonged PCR positivity on the observed distribution of those who are latently infected, infectious, and post-infectious. Figure S4. Effect of the prolonged PCR positivity on estimation of the basic reproduction number R0 using the actually-observed trend in diagnosed cases.


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