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Table 1 Prevalence of BTB (at different cut-offs), of MAC and brucellosis by Woreda

From: Bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis prevalence in cattle from selected milk cooperatives in Arsi zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia

Diseases   Overall Tijo Digelu Munessa Lemmu
  Total number of cattle* 35798 7762 13756 5955 8325
  Total number of dairy cooperatives** 21 7 6 2 6
BTB & MAC Number of tested milking cows 584 118 254 43 169
  Number of cooperatives tested 13 4 5 1 3
  Individual BTB prevalence >4 mm (%) 2 (0.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.3) 1 (0.6)
  Individual BTB prevalence > 2 mm (%) 7 (1.2) 1 (0.8) 3 (1.2) 1 (2.3) 2 (1.2)
  Number of BTB positive cooperatives (4 mm) 2 (15.4) 0 0 1 1
  Number of BTB positive cooperatives (2 mm) 7 (53.8) 1 3 1 2
  Individual MAC prevalence (%) 52 (8.9) 5 (4.2) 23 (9) 6 (14) 18 (10.6)
  Number of MAC positive cooperatives 12 (92.3) 3 5 1 3
Brucellosis Number of tested cows 417 84 197 3 133
  Individual prevalence (%) 7 (1.7) 1 (1.2) 2 (1) 0 (0) 4 (3)
  Number of positive cooperatives 5 (38.5) 1 2 0 2
  1. * Includes all age-sex-breed and purpose (e.g. draft, milk, beef) animals (FAO database).
  2. ** Refers to dairy cooperatives within the 4 Woredas and being registered in the FAO project.