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Volume 17, Number 1—January 2011


Seroprevalence of African Swine Fever in Senegal, 2006

Eric M.C. EtterComments to Author , Ismaila Seck, Vladimir Grosbois, Ferran Jori, Esther Blanco, Laurence Vial, Ayayi J. Akakpo, Rianatou Bada-Alhambedji, Philippe Kone, and Francois L. Roger
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centre International de Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement UR 22 Animal and Integrated Risk Management, Montpellier, France (E.M.C. Etter, V. Grosbois, F. Jori, F.L. Roger); École Inter-États des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaires, Dakar, Senegal (I. Seck, A.J. Akakpo, R. Bada-Alhambedji, P. Kone); University of Pretoria Mammal Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa (F. Jori); Centre International de Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement UMR CIRAD-INRA "Control of Animal Diseases," Montpellier (L. Vial); Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Madrid (E. Blanco); Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Madrid (E. Blanco); Kasetsart University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand (F.L. Roger)

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Table 2

Individual prevalence of African swine fever in main pig breeding regions, Senegal, 2006

Region No. pigs sampled Estimated individual
prevalence, % 95% confidence interval for the apparent prevalence Uncertainty interval for the true prevalence, %
Fatick 149 13.3 8.0–21.2 3.2–20.6
Kolda 281 7.8 4.9–12.2 0–11.0
Ziguinchor 317 22.1 16.9–28.3 12.8–28.3

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