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Table 2 Description of the parameters of the vector-host model ( 1.1)

From: Estimating the basic reproduction number for single-strain dengue fever epidemics

Parameter Description Value Reference
Π H Host recruitment rate 140 week -1 assumed
Π V Vector recruitment rate 28000 week -1 [12]
1 μ Host mortality 3494 weeks [12]
δ H Host disease-induceddeath rate 0.0035 week -1 [12]
1 μ V Vector mortality 2 weeks [12]
δ V Vector disease-induceddeath rate negligible week -1 [11]
1 σ H Latency period forexposed hosts 1 week [13]  
1 τ H Recovery time for infectedhosts 1 week [12]
1 σ V Latency period forexposed vectors 10 7 weeks [13]
C H V Effective contact rate Variable