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Table 3 Scrapie cases

From: Scrapie prevalence in sheep of susceptible genotype is declining in a population subject to breeding for resistance

Year 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Active surveillance,
classical scrapie
Number of positive cases
Percentage of tested animals
(confidence bounds)
Healthy slaughter 28
0.15
(0.10-0.21)
44
0.21
(0.15-0.28)
13
0.16
(0.08-0.25)
13
0.16
(0.08-0.25)
12
0.07
(0.04-0.11)
12
0.08
(0.04-0.13)
2
0.03
(0.00-0.08)
Fallen stock 12
0.34
(0.17-0.54)
7
0.20
(0.08-0.37)
27
0.28
(0.18-0.39)
22
0.23
(0.14-0.33)
26
0.15
(0.10-0.22)
11
0.08
(0.04-0.13)
9
0.10
(0.04-0.17)
Total 40
0.17
(0.12-0.23)
51
0.21
(0.15-0.27)
40
0.21
(0.15-0.29)
35
0.19
(0.13-0.26)
38
0.11
(0.08-0.14)
23
0.08
(0.05-0.11)
11
0.06
(0.03-0.10)
Active surveillance,
atypical scrapie
0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Clinical suspects Cases (Number of suspects) 6 (13) 0 (0) 0 (2) 0 (2) 5 (9) 0 (0) 1 (3)
  1. Yearly number of scrapie cases in The Netherlands over the period 2003-2008, in various surveillance streams.