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Table 1 Values of different, partly age-dependent transition parameters for a discrete time, stochastic compartment model estimating the within-herd transmission of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in closed pig herds

From: Modelling the within-herd transmission of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in closed pig herds

Parameter Age group Parameter level Source
β Suckling pigs 0.0005 [13]
Nursery pigs 0.0148
Growing pigs 0.1497
Finishing pigs 0.1497
ε Nursery pigs NCDF*(18, 7) [41]
Nursery pigs
Growing pigs NCDF(13, 1.5) [42]
Finishing pigs
τ All pigs NCDF(14, 3.5) [42]
γ All pigs NCDF(28, 7) [21]
ρ All pigs 0.200 Expert opinion
μ Suckling pigs (0.02*e(−0.233*x)) + 0.002 [23]
Nursery pigs ((2.0/100)/tNursery period)
Growing pigs ((1.0/100)/tGrowing period)
Finishing pigs ((1.6/100)/tFinishing period)
μI Suckling pigs μ [Suckling pigs]
Nursery pigs μ*2
Growing pigs μ*2
Finishing pigs μ*2
  1. *NCDF: normal cumulative distribution function with (μ, σ)