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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Schmallenberg Virus Infection among Red Deer, France, 2010–2012

Eve Laloy1, Emmanuel Bréard, Corinne Sailleau, Cyril Viarouge, Alexandra Desprat, Stéphan Zientara, François Klein, Jean Hars, and Sophie RossiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Maisons-Alfort, France (E. Laloy); French Agency for Food Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety, Maisons-Alfort (E. Breard, C. Sailleau, C. Viarouge, A. Desprat, S. Zientara); French Wildlife and Hunting Agency, Bar-le-Duc, France (F. Klein); French Wildlife and Hunting Agency, St Benoist, France (J. Hars, S. Rossi)

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Table 2

Results of c-ELISA and indication of first seropositive result for Schmallenberg virus in red deer by department, France, 2010–2012*

Department Average distance to Meurthe-et-Moselle department, km† No. positive samples/
no. tested in 2010–2011 (95% CI, %) 2011–2012
First positive result, 2011
No. positive samples/no. tested Mean prevalence, % (95% CI)
Moselle 46 4/26 15 (2–29)‡ Nov 5
Haute-Marne 102 26/53 49 (36–63)‡ Nov 12
Bas-Rhin 103 0/41 (<7)§ 8/53 15 (6–25)‡ Oct 25
Côte d’Or 184 11/37 30 (15–45)‡ Dec 3
Oise 282 26/69 38 (26–49)‡ Dec 19
Loir-et-Cher 375 11/132 8 (4–13)‡ Nov 25
Hautes-Pyrénées 789 0/14 (<19)§ 1/12 8 (0–30)‡ Dec 10
Corsica 749 0/23 0 (<12)§
Pyrénées Atlantiques 815 0/26 0 (<11)§

*c-ELISA, competitive ELISA.
†Department where first domestic clinical cases were reported, January 25, 2012.
‡95% CIs were estimated by assessing a binomial distribution of seroprevalence.
§Upper value of the 95% CI was estimated according a hypergeometric distribution of the risk to detect at least 1 positive result (p = 1–exp(Ln(0,05)/N), with N being the sample size).

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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