A theoretical assessment of the effects of vectors genetics on a host-vector disease


A host-vector disease model with insecticide resistance genes is proposed as a system of differential equations. The resistance-induced reproduction number \({\mathcal {R}}_e\) is determined and qualitative stabilities analysis are provided. We use the model to study the effects of insecticide resistance of vectors on the spread of the disease. The resistance-induced reproduction number \({\mathcal {R}}_e\) is compared with the basic reproduction number \(({\mathcal {R}}_0)\) in the absence of resistant strain to assess the effects of insecticide resistance.

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Traoré, A. A theoretical assessment of the effects of vectors genetics on a host-vector disease. J. Appl. Math. Comput. 65, 793–811 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12190-020-01415-7

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  • Host-vector diseases
  • Genetics population
  • Global stability
  • Lyapunov function

Mathematics Subject Classification

  • 34D20
  • 34D23
  • 34D45
  • 37C75