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Table 1 Assumptions for the baseline scenario in Savannakhet

From: Towards malaria elimination in Savannakhet, Lao PDR: mathematical modelling driven strategy design

Parameter Value Unit
Baseline API 10 Per 1000 per year
Number of mosquito bites per human per night (peak season) 20 Per night per human
% of all infections that are caught outside the village (forest) 30 %
Baseline % of all clinical cases treated 25 %
Baseline coverage of LLIN 70 %
% of infections averted due to ownership of LLIN 30 %
Baseline coverage of IRS 0 %
% reduction in biting rate due to IRS 15 %
Imported clinical cases 1 Per 1000 per year
Imported asymptomatic microscopically detectable carriers 1 Per 1000 per year
Imported asymptomatic microscopically undetectable carriers 1 Per 1000 per year
% of cases failing treatment in 2018 and before 5 %
% of cases failing treatment in 2019 15 %
% of cases failing treatment in 2020 and after 30 %
  1. These parameters are set up in the “Baseline” tab in the modelling tool