Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Space, time and Plasmodium species-dependent variations in receptivity, infectivity and vulnerability.

From: A quantitative risk assessment approach for mosquito-borne diseases: malaria re-emergence in southern France

Components Variation
Space dependent Time dependent Plasmodium-species dependent
Receptivity m (vector-host ratio) YES YES NO
  a (vector-biting rate) NO YES NO
  h (anthropophily) NO NO NO
  u (length of the trophogonic cycle) NO YES NO
  p (survival rate) NO NO NO
  n (sporogonic cycle) NO YES YES
Infectivity b (susceptibility) NO NO YES
Vulnerability   YES YES YES