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Table 2 Estimation of the number (and proportion) of calves infected by vertical transmission in the study area

From: Quantifying bluetongue vertical transmission in French cattle from surveillance data

Study area N° predicted RT-PCR + dams [CI 95%] N° predicted vertically infected calves [CI 95%] % of RT-PCR + attributable to vertical infection [CI 95%]
In all cattle In cattle exposed to vertical transmission
NE 139 [113–167] 77 [62–92] 24.5% [19.7–29.3] 70.6% [56.9–84.4]
SW 157 [128–189] 87 [71–104] 30.5% [24.9–36.5] 60.4% [49.3–72.2]
Total 296 [256–339] 163 [141–187] 27.2% [23.5–31.2] 64.4% [55.7–73.9]
  1. NE: North–East; SW: South–West; N°: number of.