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Table 1 ELISA test results of 2661 bovine sera blood samples in twenty districts of Albania

From: Assessment of an ELISA method to support surveillance of bovine tuberculosis in Albania

Districts Number of tested herds Number of positive herds Percentage (%) of positive herds Number of cattle tested Positive samples number/percentage
Durrës 12 2 16.7 266 3/1.13
Krujë 2 0 0 10 0/0
Korçë 5 0 0 53 0/0
Shkodër 15 3 20 198 3/1.52
Fier 21 4 19 235 4/1.7
Lushnjë 6 2 33.3 123 2/1.62
Tepelenë 2 0 0 59 0/0
Tiranë 12 2 16.7 63 2/3.17
Peshkopia 10 4 40 312 5/1.6
Sarandë 2 0 0 72 0/0
Vlorë 10 2 20 139 4/2.87
Elbasan 19 3 15.8 374 4/1.06
Lezhë 6 1 16.7 93 1/1.08
Pukë 4 0 0 44 0/0
Librazhd 1 0 0 13 0/0
Tropojë 6 1 16.7 38 1/2.63
Kukës 2 0 0 14 0/0
Bulqizë 6 1 16.7 148 1/0.67
Gjirokastër 5 1 20 126 2/1.59
Mat 8 2 25 281 4/1.42
Total 154 28 18.18 2661 36/1.35
  1. Legend: Of the 2661 cattle tested, the percentage of positive animals was 1.4 % (95 % CI, 0.8–2.1 %). Of 154 herds tested, the percentage of positive was 18.2 % (95 % CI, 1.9–25.8 %)
  2. a In Peshkopia district, follow on tests were performed on 87 cattle in Katundi i Ri, Pejkë and Sohodoll villages