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Table 2 Characteristics of surveyed sheep farms and their locations

From: Presence of antibodies against tick-borne encephalitis virus in sheep in Tunisia, North Africa

Locality (District) Flocks’ N° Total number of sheep in sampled flocks Seropositive by SNT/Total tested (%; 95% CI [lower - upper]) Latitude Longitude Altitude (m)
Ain Draham (Jendouba) 1 8 0/7 36°54'41" 8°44'56" 750
2 9 0/7 36°53'38" 8°44'36" 750
3 10 0/4 36°47'47" 8°40'46" 510
4 20 0/9 36°42'52" 8°40'31" 570
Subtotal   47 0/27    
Cap Negro (Béja) 1 20 0/9 37°02’26” 9°06’26” 120
2 7 0/2 37°01’56” 9°05’31” 120
3 30 0/11 37°05’05” 9°03’18” 150
4 25 0/14 37°05’05” 9°03’20” 120
5 45 1/13 37°03’59” 9°02’44” 100
Subtotal   127 1/49 (2.04; [0.36 - 10.69])    
Sedjnene (Bizerte) 1 90 0/11 37°03’03” 9°27’39” 280
2 120 0/12 37°11’33” 9°22’00” 30
3 100 0/16 37°12’02” 9°25’07” 69
Subtotal   310 0/39    
Amdoun (Béja) 1 20 0/12 36°51’15” 9°00’25” 470
2 30 0/20 36°51’14” 9°00’24” 470
3 35 0/9 36°51’12” 9°00’23” 460
4 20 0/10 36°51’21” 8°58’50” 530
Subtotal   105 0/51    
El Jouf (Zaghouan) 1 50 0/16 36°18’51” 10°06’03” 380
2 50 0/23 36°18’55” 10°05’55” 390
Subtotal   100 0/39    
Takelsa (Nabeul) 1 50 0/20 36°50’23” 10°41’27” 110
2 60 0/13 36°51’37” 10°44’20” 40
3 10 0/5 36°51’36” 10°44’20” 50
4 50 0/20 36°48’41” 10°41’47” 80
Subtotal   160 0/58    
Total 22 859 1/263 (0.38; [0.07 - 2.12])    
  1. Italic values indicate subtotal for each district
  2. 95% CI 95% confidence interval, SNT Seroneutralisation test