Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Mathematical Global Dynamics and Control Strategies on Echinococcus multilocularis Infection

Table 1

Description of model parameters, indicating baselines, ranges, and references.

ParameterDescriptionBaseline valueValue range with time unit 1 day

Vole per-capita birth rate = death rate months [3]
Rate of treatment for red fox0.01Assumed
Transmission rate from environment to voles0.004Assumed
sSearching efficiency of red fox0.00002Assumed
Red fox per-capita birth rate = death rate years [3]
Probability that an infected vole preyed on infects a red fox0.07[5]
Incubation rate in voles days [15]
Incubation rate in red fox days [15]
Rate of cleaning/disinfection of environmentAssumed
Rate of red fox contribution of E. multilocularis to environment0.02Assumed
KConcentration of E. multilocularis in the feaces that yields chance of catching Echinococcus52Assumed

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