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Table 2 BTB prevalence in cattle, goats and camels at individual animal and herd levels within the traditional livestock husbandry system in the study regions using standard cut-off (> 4 mm). NA = not applicable

From: Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in cattle, goats, and camels of traditional livestock raising communities in Eritrea

Number and herds of cattle, goats and camels tested Anseba Debub Gash Barka Southern Red Sea Overall
 Number (%) of cattle 219 (20.3) 385 (35.7) 471 (43.7) 2 (0.2) 1077 (100)
 Number (%) of goats 133 (15.2) 171 (19.5) 403 (46) 169 (19.3) 876 (100)
 Number (%) of camels 21 (10.8) NA 158 (81.0) 16 (8.2) 195 (100)
Total number (%) tested/region 373 (17.4) 556 (25.9) 1032 (48) 187 (8.7) 2148 (100)
Individual animal Prevalence (%)
 Cattle 1 (0.5) 9 (2.3) 3 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 13 (1.2)
 Goats 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Camels 3 (13.6) NA 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (1.5)
Herds of cattle, goats and camels tested
 Herds (%) of cattle 87 (21.1) 163 (39.5) 161 (38.9) 2 (0.5) 413 (100)
 Herds (%) of goats 25 (10.3) 44 (18.1) 140 (57.6) 34 (14.0) 243 (100)
 Herds (%) of camels 6 (8.3) 0 (0.0) 50 (72.2) 14 (19.4) 70 (100)
Herd prevalence (%)
 Cattle 1 (1.2) 9 (5.5) 3 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 13 (3.2)
 Goats 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Camels 2 (33.3) NA 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (2.9)