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Table 1 Default parameter values used in simulations

From: Neighbourhood contacts and trade movements drive the regional spread of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV)

Parameters and definitions Values References
\(r_{h}^{g}\): herd- and age-specific outgoing rates (/2 weeks) [0,1] Calibrated on data
\(r_{h}^{b}\): herd-specific birth rate (/year) [0,0.36] Calibrated on data
\(s_{r}\): sex-ratio 0.5 Calibrated on data
\(m_{P}\): rate of mortality of P (/2 weeks) 0.026 [19, 48]
\(m_{P0}\): probability of mortality of P calves at birth 0.01 [19, 48]
\(\beta_{w}^{P}\): within-group transmission rate for P (/day) 0.5 [49]
\(\beta_{w}^{T}\): within-group transmission rate for T (/day)a 0.03, 0.06 [19]
\(\beta_{b}^{P}\): between-group transmission rate for P (/day)a 0.1, 0.2 [50, 51]
\(\beta_{nb}^{P}\): between-neighbour transmission rate for P (/day)a 0.05, 0.1, 0.2 Unknown
\(R_{nb}^{{}}\): neighbourhood circle radius (km)a 2, 4, 6 Unknown
  1. aThese parameters were included in the sensitivity analysis. Values in italic are the initial default values, bolditalic values are the chosen values after qualitative comparison between simulated herd seroprevalence and incidence and field summarized epidemiological data (Finistère, Brittany, France).