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Table 1 Parameters and their values. This table gives a description of the parameters and the default values they are given in the simulations.

From: An evaluation of indices for quantifying tuberculosis transmission using genotypes of pathogen isolates

Parameter

Description

Default value

λ

Average offspring number

2

μ

Mutation rate of the marker in use

0.2 per year

τ

Generation time

1 year

φ

Sampling proportion

0.6

N

Outbreak size

1000