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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