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Table 4 Plasmodium module parameters

From: A validated agent-based model to study the spatial and temporal heterogeneities of malaria incidence in the rainforest environment

Parameter name P. falciparum P. vivax Notes and references
Tmin extrinsic incubation 16 °C 14.5 °C [55]; minimum temperature of incubation inside the vector body
DD extrinsic incubation 111 °C DD 105 °C DD [55]; number of degree days to complete the sporozoites development inside the vector body
Intrinsic incubation time (9–14) days (12–17) days [56, 57]; (min–max) range. The value is extracted from an uniform distribution between min and max
Transmission efficiency from asymptomatic human to mosquito 0.1 0.1 [65]
Transmission efficiency from human to mosquito 0.4 0.4 [64]
Transmission efficiency from mosquito to human 1 1 The value is chosen to maximize the number of infectious bites and reduce the simulations computational weight
Human infectious period if treated 300 h 24 h [59]; calibration parameter only for P. falciparum
P. vivax recurrence time   203 days [63]
P. falciparum recurrence risk   0.3 [63]
Gametocytemia time (10–14) days (9–13) days [5860]; (min–max) range. The value is extracted from an uniform distribution between min and max