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Table III.

Population size and TSE testing information for goats from the 27 member states of the European Union.

Member state Goat population36 (× 1 000) TSE tests performed8 (2002–2007) Positive cases reported8 (2002–2007) Prevalence* of TSE (95% CI)
BE 26 3 268 0 0.0 (0.0–14.1)
BG 495.5 8 029 0 0.0 (0.0–5.3)
CZ 16.6 852 0 0.0 (0.0–74.5)
DK 22 6 363 0 0.0 (0.0–8.3)
DE 180 25 477 0 0.0 (0.0–2.8)
EE 4.0 133 0 0.0 (0.0–271.0)
IE 7.3 446 0 0.0 (0.0–82.7)
GR 4 931.0 37 779 153 54.3 (44.5–66.3)
ES 2 891.6 152 501 43 3.0 (2.2–4.1)
FR 1 250.2 555 104 118 1.1 (0.8–1.4)
IT 920.0 93 539 49 4.0 (2.8–5.6)
CY 368.1 18 082 2 807 666.0 (62.0–710.0)
LV 13.0 124 0 0.0 (0.0–293.0)
LT 19.7 131 0 0.0 (0.0–284.0)
LU 3.3 1 326 0 0.0 (0.0–30.8)
HU 67.0 1 284 0 0.0 (0.0–39.7)
MT 6.2 155 0 0.0 (0.0–310.0)
NL 355 71 295 0 0.0 (0.0–0.6)
AT 60.5 6 984 0 0.0 (0.0–8.0)
PL 143.9 884 0 0.0 (0.0–33.8)
PT 513.5 31 265 0 0.0 (0.0–1.8)
RO 865.1 618 2 16.2 (3.9–89.8)
SI 28.2 2 031 4 28.4 (11.5–72.6)
SK 37.9 269 0 0.0 (0.0–143.0)
FI 5.4 2 533 8 22.5 (9.1–57.6)
SE 3 892 0 0.0 (0.0–61.2)
UK 95 10 818 44 6.8 (3.3–13.2)
Total 13 329 1 032 182 3 228
*

Prevalence of TSE positives detected by active monitoring of goats for the period 2005–2007, i.e. the number of positive cases detected by active monitoring per 10 000 tests performed are given with their 95% confidence intervals (in parentheses).