Sexual contact network of young heterosexual adults over a period of one year.

Sexual contact network of young heterosexual adults over a period of one year.

‘Immunoepidemiology’ combines individual- and population-oriented approaches to create new perspectives. It examines how inter-individual differences in immune responses affect the population dynamics of micro- and macro-parasites to produce the epidemiological patterns of infection observed in heterogeneous host populations.

(Hellriegel B. Trends Parasitol. 2001 Feb;17(2):102-6.)