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Table 2 Comparison of seroprevalence of Brucella among goats and sheep by sex and breed-wise classification

From: Sero-epidemiology and associated risk factors of brucellosis among sheep and goat population in the south western Nepal: a comparative study

Variables Category Total number (%) RBT positive (%) ELISA positive (%) Overall Prevalence (95%CI)
Species Sex     
Goat Male 65 (23.46) 0.00 0.00 1.1% (0.37–3.14)
  Female 212 (76.53) 2.36% (5/212) 1.42% (3/212)
Sheep Male 16 (20) 18.75% (3/16) 18.75% (3/16) 15% (8.79–24.41)
  Female 64 (80) 12.5% (8/64) 14.1% (9/64)
  Breeds     
Goat* Local 135 (48.74) 2.22% (3/135) 2.22% (3/135) 1.1% (0.37–3.14)
  Exotic 142 (51.26) 1.41% (2/142) 0.00
Sheep Lampuchhre 75 (93.75) 14.67% (11/75) 16% (12/75) 15% (8.79–24.41)
  Baruwal 5 (6.25) 0.0 0.00
  1. * Exotic breeds of goat included Boer and Jamunapari. Local breeds of goat included Khari and Terai