Experiment ID
250
Pathogen
Contains Preferred Model
1
Reference
Host type
# of Doses
5.00
Μodel
a
1.76E+00
N50
1.04E+05
LD50/ID50
1.04E+05
Dose Units
Response
Agent Strain
scrapie strain 263k
Exposure Route
Experiment Dataset
Description: 
hamsters/scrapie strain 263K model data [1]
Dose Dead Survived Total
200 0 40 40
2000 1 79 80
2E+04 9 71 80
2E+05 58 22 80
2E+06 29 1 30

 

Goodness of fit and model selection
Model Deviance Δ Degrees 
of freedom
χ20.95,1 
p-value
χ20.95,m-k 
p-value
Exponential 14.5 12.6 4 3.84 
0.000382
9.49 
0.00576
Beta Poisson 1.92 3 7.81 
0.589
Beta-Poisson fits better than exponential; cannot reject good fit for beta-Poisson.

 

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 1.76E+00 7.48E-01 8.76E-01 9.66E-01 1.44E+04 1.73E+04 2.08E+04
N50 1.04E+05 7.05E+04 7.83E+04 8.22E+04 1.34E+05 1.40E+05 1.55E+05

 

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