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Table 1 Setup of simulation experiments

From: Modelling reactive case detection strategies for interrupting transmission of Plasmodium falciparum malaria

VariableDescriptionLevelsStep sizeNo. of levels in experiment 1No. of levels in experiment 2
EIREntomological Inoculation Rate in infectious bites per person per annum1, 1.25, 1.5, 1,75, 2.0, 3.0, 4,0, 5.088
E14Probability (%) of effective treatment of any case within 14 days13.9, 21.8, 26.0, 36.7, 46.1, 54.6, 62.1 68.9%81
\(\iota_{max}\)Maximum number of index cases followed up in a 5-day period1–5015050
\(\nu\)Number of neighbours tested, and treated if infected, for each index case0–5022626
SeedsSeeds for random number sequence15
  1. The reference value (in italic) for E14 is the only value simulated in Experiment 2, where E14 is the probability of effective treatment of any clinical case within 14 days