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Research Article

Multiple-Strain Malaria Infection and Its Impacts on Plasmodium falciparum Resistance to Antimalarial Therapy: A Mathematical Modelling Perspective

Table 1

Description of the state variables of model system (11)–(18).

VariableDescription

XPopulation of uninfected/unparasitized red blood cells (erythrocytes)
Population of red blood cells infected by drug-sensitive merozoites
Population of red blood cells infected by drug-resistant merozoites
Population of drug-sensitive merozoites
Population of drug-resistant merozoites
Population of drug-sensitive gametocytes
Population of drug-resistant gametocytes
WPopulation of strain-independent immune cells