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Table 2 Parameters of variables used in the simulation models for small ruminant BSE, atypical scrapie and classical scrapie and in the sensitivity analysis.

From: Surveillance and simulation of bovine spongiform encephalopathy and scrapie in small ruminants in Switzerland

Model Variable Parameter
BSE, atypical and classical scrapie according to [32] seed min- 95th % percentile from prevalence calculation
  ϕ uniform (0.0002,0.014)
  R0 uniform (2.5,14)
  G uniform (1.6,5.9)
  s uniform (0.002,0.14)
High between flock transmission Seed 100
  ϕ 0.03
  R0, G, s unaltered
High within flock transmission seed 100
  ϕ, G, s unaltered
  R0 uniform(12,14)
Low within flock transmission seed 100
  ϕ, G, s unaltered
  R0 uniform(2.5,5)