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IJSTR >> Volume 2- Issue 12, December 2013 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Mathematical Analysis Of The Endemic Equilibrium Of Thetransmission Dynamics Of Tuberculosis.

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Kalu A. Ugwa , Agwu I. A., Agbanyim Akuagwu N.



Index Terms: Transmission Dynamics, Basic Reproduction Number, Endemic Equilibrium State, Latent Class, Infectious Class, Susceptible Class.



Abstract: In this study, we modeled the effect of vaccination and treatment on the transmission dynamics of Tuberculosis (TB). The analysis of the Endemic equilibrium state of the model, using the Basic Reproduction number, Ro shows that TB can effectively be controlled or even be eradicated if effort is made to ensure that the total removal rate from both the Latent and the Infectious classes is always less than the product of total contraction and total breakdown of the Susceptible class.



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