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Table 2 Values, descriptions and sources of the parameters driving the FSAT Individual Based Model

From: Predicting the impact of border control on malaria transmission: a simulated focal screen and treat campaign

Parameter Description Value Source
fson Focal Screen and Treat Switch Binary  
cov FSAT coverage 25; 50; 75; 100% Values to be tested
  Baseline FSAT coverage 70% Assumed
fsprop[t] Proportion Screened and Treated through Border Control fson \(\times\) cov  
opt Take-up proportion for FSAT 25; 50; 75; 100% Values to be tested
adh Probability of adherance 0.90 [51]
fail Probability of treatment failure 0.01 [51]
rep Number of screens tests performed simultaneously 3 Assumed
\(\mu _C\) Geometric mean of log-normal parasite distribution for clinical infections 25,000 [71, 72]
\(\sigma _C\) Log standard deviation of log-normal parasite distribution for clinical infections 1.3 [71, 72]
\(\mu _A\) Geometric mean of log-normal parasite distribution for asymptomatic infections 1,000 [71, 73]
\(\sigma _A\) Log standard deviation of log-normal parasite distribution for asymptomatic infections 1.5 [71, 73]
\(\mu _S\) Geometric mean of log-normal parasite distribution for sub-patent infections 50 [55]
\(\sigma _S\) Log standard deviation of log-normal parasite distribution for sub-patent infections 0.75 Assumed