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Stability Analysis of an HBV Model with Delay in Viral Production

B. N. R. Karuna, K. Lakshmi Narayan, B. Ravindra Reddy


A Hepatitis B infection model with viral delay, saturation response and cure of the infected cells is studied. The effect of time delay on the stability of the two equilibrium points, the condition for Hopf bifurcation and permanence are investigated. Numerical simulations are used to support the analytic results.


HBV infection, time delay, stability, saturation response, Hopf bifurcation.

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