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Table 1 Parameter values for coalescent simulations

From: Identifying the effect of patient sharing on between-hospital genetic differentiation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Model Migration rate between hospitals Community contribution
C from a C to
1 Empirical patient sharing between hospitals 50 % 3 %
2 Empirical patient sharing between hospitals 5 % 1 %
3 One-100th of empirical patient sharing between hospitals 0.5 % 0.03 %
4 One-100th of empirical patient sharing between hospitals 0.05 % 0.01 %
  1. a C from is the proportion of patients in each hospital that are from the community, and C to is the proportion of infections in the community that are from each hospital