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Table 1 Characteristics of SBV seroconverting bulls

From: Evidence of excretion of Schmallenberg virus in bull semen

Bull (N#) Year of birth Breed N# of tested semen batches Date of first ejaculate Date of last ejaculate SBV antibody levels
Day-0 Day-28
1 2006 Ho 37 13/10/2011 26/03/2012 22/11/11 (201%) 10%
2 2010 Ho 18 18/06/2012 19/09/2012 21/08/12 (165%) 1%
3 2010 No 15 18/06/2012 29/08/2012 21/08/12 (91%) 2%
4 2010 Ho 18 18/06/2012 19/09/2012 21/08/12 (142%) 1.6%
5 2010 Ho 18 20/06/2012 17/09/2012 21/08/12 (67%) 2.6%
6 2010 No 14 18/06/2012 27/08/2012 21/08/12 (124%) 0.6%
7 2011 No 16 03/08/2012 03/12/2012 14/08/12 (52%) 1.4%
  1. Day-0: day of first positive SBV ELISA result. Day-28: S/P values 4 weeks before the first positive ELISA result. Ho = Holstein; No = Normand.
  2. SBV ELISA results are expressed as S/P values and are given in percentages.