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Table 3 Entomological parameters

From: Evidence of vector borne transmission of Salmonella enterica enterica serovar Gallinarum and fowl typhoid disease mediated by the poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer, 1778)

Parameter Min Central value Max
Infection ratea (maximum likelihood estimation) 13.72 27.93 55.21
Entomological infection rateb 12.35 25.14 49.69
Vectorial capacityc 36.25 73.79 145.87
  1. aExpressed as infected mites per thousand
  2. bExpressed as infected contacts per thousand
  3. cExpressed as a pure number