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Table 1 OPA cases diagnosed post-mortem at University College Dublin (UCD), Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), 2010 to 2016 (Cloak B, UCD; McElroy M, DAFM; Guelbenz, M, AFBI; personal communications)

From: First confirmation by PCR of Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus in Ireland and prevalence of ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma in adult sheep at slaughter

  UCD DAFM AFBI
  No. OPA+ sheep at PM No. PMs sheep >6 months % OPA + No. OPA+ sheep at PM No. PMs sheep >6 months % OPA + No. OPA+ sheep at PM No. PMs sheep >6 months % OPA +
2016 7 16 43.8 9 794 1.1 27 237 11.4
2015 2 18 11.1 8 431 1.9 21 250 8.4
2014 1 13 7.7 9 394 2.3 25 246 10.2
2013 1 13 7.7 5 514 1 23 332 6.9
2012 0 14 0 5 437 1.1 16 406 3.9
2011 1 3 33 6 437 1.4 17 268 6.3
2010 1 11 9.1 1 362 0.3 16 302 5.3