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Research Article

The Long Term Effect of Current and New Interventions on the New Case Detection of Leprosy: A Modeling Study

  • Egil A. J. Fischer,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Current address: Central Veterinary Institute, Lelystad, The Netherlands

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  • Sake J. de Vlas,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • J. Dik F Habbema,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Jan Hendrik Richardus mail

    j.richardus@erasmusmc.nl

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Published: September 20, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001330

About the Authors

Egil A. J. Fischer, Sake J. de Vlas, J. Dik F Habbema, Jan Hendrik Richardus
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: j.richardus@erasmusmc.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EAJF SJdV JDFH JHR. Performed the experiments: EAJF SJdV. Analyzed the data: EAJF SJdV JDFH JHR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJdV. Wrote the paper: EAJF SJdV JDFH JHR.