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Table 2 Possible changes in the stochastic model

From: Modeling Clostridium difficile in a hospital setting: control and admissions of colonized and symptomatic patients

Event Transition Probability of a transition event
Admission of a colonized patient with high antibody levels AA+1 λ A Λ δ t
Colonization in a patient with high antibody levels AA+1 p[ε(βAA+βCC)+σβII]δt
Discharge of a colonized patient with high antibody levels AA−1 γ A A δ t
Admission of a colonized patient with low antibody levels CC+1 λ C Λ δ t
Colonization in a patient with low antibody levels CC+1 (1−p)[ε(βAA+βCC)+σβII]δt
Colonization in a patient who is successfully treated CC+1 (1−r)νIδt
Discharge of a colonized patient with low antibodies levels CC−1 γ C C δ t
Admission of an infectious patient II+1 λ I Λ δ t
Infection of in colonized patient II+1 q γ C C δ t
Recovery or death from an infection II−1 (1−r)νIδt