Math. Model. Nat. Phenom.
Volume 2, Number 1, 2007Epidemiology
|Page(s)||1 - 25|
|Published online||15 June 2008|
Asymptotic Behavior in a Salmonella Infection Model
Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université du Havre 76085, France
2 INRA, Département de Génétique Animale, Station de Recherche Avicoles 37380 Nouzilly, France
Corresponding author: email@example.com
Salmonella is one of the major sources of toxi-infection in humans in France and United States. The incidence of human salmonellosis has considerably increased over the past 20 years and this can be largely attributed to epidemics of S. enteritidis phage type 4 in poultry in numerous countries. In this article, we formulate and analyse a model in which the transmission of the disease is determined by contact between hens and Salmonella in the environment.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 92D30
Key words: Salmonella infection / ordinary differential equations / spatially structured model
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