Table 2 List of studies used in the review and the estimated parameters

From: A review of epidemiological parameters from Ebola outbreaks to inform early public health decision-making

    Estimated Parameters
Study Virus Year of
outbreak
Incubation Period
Distribution
R 0 R t Serial Interval *
Distribution
Generation
Time Distribution
Delay
Distributions
CFR RFI
International Commission2 EBOV Zaire 1976 x       x x
Camacho et al.38 EBOV Zaire 1976 x x     x x  
WHO International Study Team1 EBOV Sudan 1976 x       x  
Baron et al.24 EBOV Sudan 1979       x x x
Dowell et al.39 EBOV Zaire 1995 x    x   x   x
Bwaka et al.37 EBOV Zaire 1995 x      x   
Chowell et al.44 EBOV Zaire and Sudan 1995; 2000–2001 x x     x x  
Lekone & Finkenstädt42 EBOV Zaire 1995 x x       
Eichner et al.40 EBOV Zaire 1995 x        
Ndambi et al.43 EBOV Zaire 1995 x       x  
Khan et al.5 EBOV Zaire 1995     x   x x  
Muyembe & Kipasa70 EBOV Zaire 1995     x    x  
Legrand et al.59 EBOV Zaire and Sudan 1995; 2000–2001   x       
Ferrari et al.58 EBOV Zaire 1995   x       
Sadek et al.50 EBOV Zaire 1995       x x x
Rowe et al.20 EBOV Zaire 1995       x   
Bertherat et al.71 EBOV Zaire 1995         x
Ndanguza et al.35 EBOV Zaire 1995 x x       
White & Pagano60 EBOV Zaire 1995   x   x     
Georges et al.6 EBOV Zaire 1996 x      x   
Okware et al.53 EBOV Sudan 2000–2001 x      x x x
Borchert et al.51 EBOV Sudan 2000       x x  
Lamunu et al.52 EBOV Sudan 2000–2001        x x
Francesconi et al.45 EBOV Sudan 2000–2001 x        x
Nkoghe et al.25 EBOV Zaire 2005       x x  
MacNeil et al.46 EBOV Bundibugyo 2007 x       x  
Wamala et al.47 EBOV Bundibugyo 2007 x      x x x
Roddy et al.19 EBOV Bundibugyo 2007       x x  
Althaus36 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015   x      x  
Gomes et al.62 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015   x       
Fisman et al.30 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015   x   x     
Nishiura & Chowell65 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015    x      
WHO Ebola Response Team16 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015 x x x x   x x  
WHO Ebola Response Team17 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015 x   x x   x x  
Althaus et al.61 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015 x x     x x  
Fasina et al.54 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015   x x     x  
Faye et al.41 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015 x x   x   x x  
Lewnard et al.64 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015   x       
Towers et al.66 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015    x      
Maganga et al.49 EBOV Zaire 2014    x x   x x  
Webb et al.68 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015   x       
White et al.69 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015    x      
Yamin et al.76 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015    x      
Rivers et al.48 EBOV Zaire 2014–2015 x x     x x  
Colebunders et al.57 Marburg 1998       x x  
Bausch et al.56 Marburg 1998        x  
Ajelli & Merler55 Marburg 2005   x    x x x  
  1. CFR refers to case fatality rate.
  2. RFI refers to risk factor for infection.
  3. *Some of the studies refer to this parameter estimate as generation time but actually estimate serial interval.