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Table 2 Populations used in the model

From: Foetal haemoglobin and the dynamics of paediatric malaria

Population State vector Average duration (h) Standard deviation (h)
Merozoites μ D μ = 0.1 σ μ = 0.1 = D μ
Ring stage in adult RBC Ra DRa = 12 σRa = 1.2
Early trophozoite in adult RBC Ea DEa = 12 σEa = 1.2
Late trophozoite in adult RBC La DLa = 12 σLa = 1.2
Schizont in adult RBC Sa DSa = 12 σSa = 1.2
Ring stage in foetal RBC Rf DRf = 12 σRf = 1.2
Early trophozoite in foetal RBC Ef DEf = 12 σEf = 1.2
Late trophozoite in foetal RBC Lf DEf = 12 σLf = 1.2
Schizont in foetal RBC Sf DSf = 12 or 72 σSf = 0.1
Adult Reticulocyte Rea DRea = 36 σRea = 6
Adult mature RBC Ma DMa = 2844 σMa = 168
Foetal Reticulocyte Ref DRef = 36 σRef = 6
Foetal mature RBC Mf DMf = 1644 σMf = 120
  1. Durations of intracellular parasite stages in adult (HbA) and foetal (HbF) RBCs [45]. Merozoite duration [46], Adult erythrocyte durations: [47], Foetal erythrocyte durations [28]. The standard deviations are plausible guesses.