A multi-host agent-based model for a zoonotic, vector-borne disease. A case study on trypanosomiasis in Eastern Province, Zambia

Authors Alderton, S.; MacLeod, E.T.; Anderson, N.E.; Schaten, K.; Kuleszo, J.; Simuunza, M.; Welburn, S.C.; Atkinson, P.M.
Year of Publication 2016
Type of Publication Journal Article
Journal Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases
Volume 10
Issue 12
Open Access Yes


This paper presents a new agent-based model (ABM) for investigating T. b. rhodesiense human African trypanosomiasis (rHAT) disease dynamics, produced to aid a greater understanding of disease transmission, and essential for development of appropriate mitigation strategies.