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Table 1 Sampling protocol and results for tick examinations on pig farms in the three study zones of Madagascar.

From: First detection of African Swine Fever Virus in Ornithodoros porcinus in Madagascar and new insights into tick distribution and taxonomy

Zone Village Aprox. no. of farms per village Sample size for detection Visited farms Confidence level for detection (%) No. of infested farms per village
Marovoay Marovoay/Ankazomborona 300-450 9 9 95 0
  Manaratsandry 100-150 9 9 95 0
  Andranofasika 25-50 8 6 90 0
  Tsararano 50-75 8 8 95 0
  Bekobay/Tsilakanina 35-50 8 8 95 0
Ambatondrazaka Bejofo 100-150 9 6 88 0
  Ambatosorotra 100-150 9 8 94 0
  Ambohimandroso 50-100 8 7 92 0
  Ambatondrazaka 200-250 9 9 95 0
Antananarivo Arivonimamo 200-250 9 9 95 0
  Mahitsy - - 5 - 1
  1. The table indicates the villages that have been visited, the estimated number of farms to be visited according to the estimated number of existing farms in each village and the real number of farms that have been examined for ticks. Then, the number of infested farms is presented for each village.