## Table 6 |
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State variables—sizes of sub-populations—in the Murray-Salomon basic model, Table
One, p.41, in ref. [[18]] |
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Index |
Symbol |
Definition |
Initial value^{a} |
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HIV Neg |
HIV pos |
Ref. |
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1 | U |
Uninfected | 0.9^{b} |
0.2^{c} |
[10] |

2 | I_{F} |
Infected subject to fast breakdown | 0.05–0.1 | 0.1 | [33,34] |

3 | I_{S} |
Infected subject to slow breakdown | 0.1 | 0.1 | [33,34]] |

4 | S_{F} |
Superinfected subject to fast breakdown | 0 | ||

5 | H_{S} |
INH recipient subject to slow breakdown | 0.01 | 0.01–0.03 | |

6–11 | Untreated cases, of 6 types: | 0 | |||

i=1: smear-positive pulmonary |
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i=2: smear-negative pulmonary |
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i=3: extra-pulmonary |
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j=1: fast diagnosis category |
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j=2: slow diagnosis category |
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i^{⋆}=2 if i=1 (eqs.(6) and (7)) |
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i^{⋆}=1 if i=2 (eqs.(6) and (7)) |
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i^{⋆}=0 if i=3 (eqs.(6) and (7)) |
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12–17 | Treated cases, of 6 types: | 0 | |||

i as above |
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k=1: good treatment category |
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k=2: bad treatment category |
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18 | R_{F} |
Recovered cases subject to fast relapse | 0.4 (0.28–0.52) | [33,34] | |

19 | R_{S} |
Recovered cases subject to slow relapse | 0.050 (0.035–0.065) | [33,34] |

The definition of superscript *i*^{⋆}is in [18] on p.20.

^{a}As fraction of total population at start of simulation.

^{b}Low prevalence.

^{c}High prevalence.

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