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Mathematical Model of Leptospirosis: Linearized Solutions and Stability Analysis

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In this paper the transmission of leptospirosis, an infectious disease caused by bacteria, is studied. Leptospirosis is currently spreading in Thailand and worldwide. A Susceptible-Infected-Removed sir model is used to study the stability analysis, analytical solution and global behavior of the spreading of the disease. The model was analysed using the techniques of non-linear dynamical systems. Two equilibrium points were found and the stability conditions for these equilibrium points were established. It will be shown that the linearised solutions of the sir equations are in good agreement with numerical solutions.

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B. Pimpunchat, G. Wake, C. Modchang, W. Triampo and A. Babylon, "Mathematical Model of Leptospirosis: Linearized Solutions and Stability Analysis," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 4 No. 10B, 2013, pp. 77-84. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.410A2008.


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