Table 6

State variables—sizes of sub-populations—in the Murray-Salomon basic model, Table One, p.41, in ref. [[18]]
Index Symbol Definition Initial valuea
HIV Neg HIV pos Ref.
1 U Uninfected 0.9b 0.2c [10]
2 IF Infected subject to fast breakdown 0.05–0.1 0.1 [33,34]
3 IS Infected subject to slow breakdown 0.1 0.1 [33,34]]
4 SF Superinfected subject to fast breakdown 0
5 HS INH recipient subject to slow breakdown 0.01 0.01–0.03
6–11 <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/1091/mathml/M31','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/1091/mathml/M31">View MathML</a> Untreated cases, of 6 types: 0
i=1: smear-positive pulmonary
i=2: smear-negative pulmonary
i=3: extra-pulmonary
j=1: fast diagnosis category
j=2: slow diagnosis category
i=2 if i=1 (eqs.(6) and (7))
i=1 if i=2 (eqs.(6) and (7))
i=0 if i=3 (eqs.(6) and (7))
12–17 <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/1091/mathml/M32','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/1091/mathml/M32">View MathML</a> Treated cases, of 6 types: 0
i as above
k=1: good treatment category
k=2: bad treatment category
18 RF Recovered cases subject to fast relapse 0.4 (0.28–0.52) [33,34]
19 RS Recovered cases subject to slow relapse 0.050 (0.035–0.065) [33,34]

The definition of superscript iis in [18] on p.20.

aAs fraction of total population at start of simulation.

bLow prevalence.

cHigh prevalence.

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