From: The basic reproductive ratio of Barbour’s two-host schistosomiasis model with seasonal fluctuations
Parameter | Interpretation |
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a(t) | the rate of incidence for a single definitive host at unit density of infected snails at time t |
b(t) | the rate at which an infected definitive host causes snail infections at time t |
g | the recovery rate for definitive host infections |
Δ | the density of snails |
Σ | the density of definitive hosts |
μ | per capita removal rate of infected snails |