Computer simulation model used to study spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University used a computer simulation model to study the spread of drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

The simulation model was developed in NetLogo.

The complete citation is Bishai JD, Bishai WR, Bishai DM, 2010 Heightened Vulnerability to MDR-TB Epidemics after Controlling Drug-Susceptible TB. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12843. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012843