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Table 1 Summary of simulation experiments and varied model parameter

From: Evaluation of different deployment strategies for larviciding to control malaria: a simulation study

  Simulation 1 Simulation 2 Simulation 3
Setting
Transmission intensity (ibpa) 3, 10, 90 3, 10, 90 3, 10, 90
Transmission seasonality None, medium, high, one peak, two peaks (based on [78])
Intervention deployment
Coverage 0–1, interval of 0.1 0–1, interval of 0.1 0–1, interval of 0.2
Duration (days) 30, 60, 90, 120, 365, 730, 1095 120 120
Frequency (interval in days) 5** 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 60, 90 5**
Decay* (days) 5 5 120
Seasonal deployment (month larviciding started) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Mosquito density dependency parameters***
Female eggs laid 99, 50, 200 99, 50, 200 99
Development survival 0.6, 0,1, 0.9 0.6, 0,1, 0.9 0.6
Development duration (days) 11, 5 11, 5 11
  1. *A step function with constant effectiveness for the specific number of days
  2. **Minimum time step size in OpenMalaria
  3. *** aluation period, either after larviciding was stopped or onBased on OpenMalaria default parameters with upper and lower value for female eggs laid based on [79] and assumed maximum range for survival probability of larvae