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Table 1 Ovine population (number of flocks), sampling performed and estimated (apparent) seroprevalence (with 95% CI) of Border disease, by department, according to GEE model

From: Seroprevalence of border disease virus and other pestiviruses in sheep in Algeria and associated risk factors

Department Ovine flocks N Fl N Lb N Ad N Pos Prev % 95% CI
El Bordj 9000 3 0 30 15 50.00 [27.33; 72.67]
Setif 4230 1 0 10 10 100.00 n.d.
Msila 23,000 7 31 71 51 71.90 [60.36; 81.13]
Djelfa 21,000 6 5 60 35 58.33 [43.12; 72.11]
Laghouat 23,000 8 24 80 39 51.07 [36.55; 65.41]
El Bayadh 25,000 7 0 70 57 81.43 [64.40; 91.40]
Tizi Ouzou 18,000 5 1 50 23 46.00 [20.87; 73.34]
Chlef 17,230 5 30 50 9 18.00 [09.90; 30.50]
Saida 50,000 15 22 155 105 67.68 [55.81; 77.64]
Total 190,460 57 113 576 344 60.17 [52.96; 66.96]
  1. N Fl: Number of sampled flocks
  2. N Lb: Number of sampled lambs (animals < 6 months, plasma)
  3. N Ad: number of sampled adults (serum + plasma)
  4. N Pos: number of positive sera (adults)
  5. Prev %: within-herd seroprevalence