Code | Model |
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(From 1.1) | a = {rate of a host contacting contaminated water per unit time} × { density of cercariae} × {probability that a cercarial encounter leads to the establishment of an adult parasite} |
(From 1.1) | b = {rate of egg–laying} × {probability of an egg developing into a miracidium} × {probability that a miracidium penetrates a snail} × {probability that a miracidial penetration into an uninfected snail develops into patent infection} |