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Table 1 Parameters of the model, default values and reference.

From: Emergency vaccination of rabies under limited resources – combating or containing?

Parameter Value Reference
Population Ecology   
PMaxAdultsPerGroup 5 Adjusted to [46]
PMonthlyMortalityAdults 6.1 % [58]
PMonthlyMortalityJuveniles 12.0 % [58]
PLitterMeanSize 5.5 [44,64,117]
PLitterStdDev 1.5 [44]
Juveniles' Dispersal   
PDispersalProbabilityNotToLeave 15.0 % [43,44,70]
PDispersalIntrinsicMaxDistance 60 steps [35]
PDispersalMaximumDistance 100 steps [43,70]
PDispersalMortalityPerStep 2.0 % Adjusted to [69]
PDispersalLengthOfDispersalPeriod 8 weeks [67]
Rabies Epidemiology   
PIncubationPeriodMean 3.5 weeks [74]
PIncubationPeriodMinimum 2 weeks [74]
PTransmissionProbabilityPerNeighbourGroup 14.0 % Following [36,76]
PTransmissionBasicProbabilityMaiting 14.0 % Following [36,76]
Management Strategy   
PManagementDetectionProbablity 2.0 % [24,93]
PManagementBaitDensity 20 bpkm2 [7,10,11,13,17,79]
PVacArea 6,400 10,800 16,000 cells Variable in accordance with simulation experiments