Table 1

The parameters originally used in the model
Parameters Values References
Disease progression Male Latent to Infectious 0.297 [15]
Infectious to latent 0.149
Female Latent to Infectious 0.248
Infectious to latent 0.539
Colonisation Adult Male 0.025 [55]
Adult Female 0.025
Dispersal Adult Male 0.06 [15,55]
Adult Female 0.02
Fecundity Coeff A 0.6 [56]
Coeff B 0.82
Natural mortality (μ) Adult Male 0.304 [10,57]
Female 0.236
Yearlings Male 0.304
Female 0.236
Cub Without Female 0.95
Min 0.19
Max 0.85
Disease-induced mortality (α) Adult and Yearling Male 0.208 [57]
Adult and Yearling Female 0.093
Cub Male 0.208
Cub Female 0.093
External infection Probability of external transmission Summer 0.0001-0.01
Internal infection Annual intra-group infection transmission 0.175 [25]
Annual inter-group infection transmission 0.075

The values are probabilities per individual per season. Values used are the same in each season unless stated.

Hardstaff et al.

Hardstaff et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:92   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-92

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