Host type
# of Doses
4.00
Μodel
a
2.65E-01
N50
1.48E+03
LD50/ID50
1.48E+03
Dose Units
Response
Agent Strain
2a (strain 2457T)
Exposure Route
Experiment Dataset
Description: 
Model data for Shigella flexneri (2a, strain 2457T) in the human [1]
Dose Positive stool isolation No positive stool isolation Total
180 6 30 36
5000 33 16 49
1E+04 66 21 87
1E+05 15 9 24

 

Goodness of fit and model selection
Model Deviance Δ Degrees 
of freedom
χ20.95,1 
p-value
χ20.95,m-k 
p-value
Exponential 169 160 3 3.84 
0
7.81 
0
Beta Poisson 8.73 2 5.99 
0.0127
Neither the exponential nor beta-Poisson fits well; beta-Poisson is less bad.

 

Optimized parameters for the beta-Poisson model, from 10000 bootstrap iterations
Parameter MLE estimate Percentiles
0.5% 2.5% 5% 95% 97.5% 99.5%
α 2.65E-01 1.47E-01 1.74E-01 1.87E-01 3.82E-01 4.09E-01 4.70E-01
N50 1.48E+03 5.60E+02 7.33E+02 8.26E+02 2.55E+03 2.78E+03 3.38E+03

 

Parameter scatter plot for beta Poisson model ellipses signify the 0.9, 0.95 and 0.99 confidence of the parameters.

beta Poisson model plot, with confidence bounds around optimized model


References

  1. Immunity in shigellosis. I. Response of man to attenuated strains of Shigella, DuPont, Herbert L., and , Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 125, Number 1, p.5-11, (1972)