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Table 2 Grouped control strategies reported by countries

From: The prevalence of atypical scrapie in sheep from positive flocks is not higher than in the general sheep population in 11 European countries

   Intensified monitoring Selective culling* Other selective culling** Stamping out
AS Countries§ FR, GR, DK, FI, NO, PT, SE FR, BE, IE, IT, NL, DK, NO, PT IT IE, IT, IS, DK, FI, NO, SE
  Suspect flocks included FR, GR, DK, FI, PT FR, BE, IT, DK, IT IE, IT, DK, FI
  Contact flocks included FI, PT BE, PT   FI, IS
  Stream under surveillance! HS and FS: all countries Culled animals: all countries HS in all countries except NL and DK and BE in some years FS in all countries HS, FS and culled animals Culled animals in all countries except IE no other stream except HS and FS in FI and FS in DK
  Animals above age limit tested All animals All animals except in BE (FS): only some animals All animals All animals except in IS: only some animals
  Age limit for testing 18 months except in FR and in the first years in PT and in SE: 12 months Culled animals: 12 months except in NO: 18 months and in BE (unspecified) other stream 18 months except in FR, IT, NL and in the first years in PT: 12 18 months 12 months except in DK, FI and NO: 18 months
CS Countries§ FR FR, BE, GR, IE, IT, NL   GR, IE, IT, IS, NO
  Suspect flocks included FR FR, BE, GR, IT   GR, IE, IT
  Contact flocks included   BE   IS
  Stream under surveillance! HS and FS Culled animals in all countries HS and FS in all countries except HS in NL and in BE in some years   Culled animals in all countries no other stream except HS and FS in GR
  Animals above age limit tested all animals Culled animals: all countries except in BE, IT, NL: only some animals other stream: all countries except in BE: only some animals   All animals except in IE, IT, IS: only some animals
  Age limit for testing 12 months Culled animals: 12 months except in BE (unspecified) Other stream: 18 months except in FR, IT and NL(FS): 12 months   12 months except in NO: 18 months
  1. § BE: Belgium, DK: Denmark, FI: Finland, FR: France, GR: Greece, IE: Ireland, IS: Iceland, IT: Itlay, NL: Netherlands, NO: Norway, PT: Protugal, SE: Sweden, !: HS: Healthy slaughter, FS: Fallen stock * all males not ARR/ARR and all females carrying a VRQ allele or not carrying an ARR allele, except in Italy where animals with AHQ and AFRQ were also culled and in Portugal where animals with ARR/AHQ genotype were culled but not those with ARH/ARH, ARH/ALRQ or ALRQ/ALRQ, ** all males carrying AHQ or AFRQ alleles, *** all males not ARR/ARR and all females carrying a VRQ allele or not carrying an ARR allele