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Table 1 Lists of parameters for Rift Valley Fever virus transmission

From: Modelling the use of impulsive vaccination to control Rift Valley Fever virus transmission

Symbol Description Range Source
Λ Recruitment rate of ruminant 25,000-46,000 Estimate
\(M_{0}\) Capacity for mosquitoes Estimate
a Female mosquito bites rate (year−1) 156-256 Farida [18]
\(p_{m}\) Probability of successful infection in mosquitoes (0.0021, 0.2762) Saul [10]
\(p_{r}\) Probability of successful infection in ruminants (0.0021, 0.2429) Saul [10]
d Death rate of ruminant due to RVFV (year−1) 9.125-36.5 Saul [10]
μ Natural death rate of ruminant (year−1) 0.1014-1.0139 Saul [10]
γ Rate of recovery in ruminant (year−1) 73-365 Saul [10]
η Death rate of mosquitoes (year−1) 6.08-121.6 Saul [10]
ξ Development time of mosquitoes (year−1) 24.3-73 Saul [10]
ϕ Vaccinated rate for susceptible ruminant (year−1) 0-1 Estimate