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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 1

From: Feasibility of controlling hookworm infection through preventive chemotherapy: a simulation study using the individual-based WORMSIM modelling framework

Fig. 1

Schematic representation of the WORMSIM modelling framework structure. In the model, the life histories of multiple hosts and worms within hosts is simulated. Preventive chemotherapy (PC) is assumed to affect survival and/or reproductive capacity of worms and their offspring. The reservoir of infection can be taken to represent either a cloud of vectors (as in transmission of filariases), or an environmental reservoir of infection (as in transmission of soil-transmitted helminths)

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