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Volume 10, Number 12—December 2004

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Serologic Evidence of Lyssavirus Infection in Bats, Cambodia

Jean-Marc Reynes*Comments to Author , Sophie Molia*, Laurent Audry†, Sotheara Hout*, Sopheak Ngin*, Joe Walston‡, and Hervé Bourhy†
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; †Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; ‡Wildlife Conservation Society, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Table 1

Lyssavirus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay–reactive serum samples from bats, according to place of capture, Cambodia, September 2000–May 2001

Species 
(no. captured) No. positive/no. tested (%)
Phnom 
Penh restaurants Phnom Penh National Museum Phnom Penh and vicinity Siem Reap Kirirom National Park Kampot Kompong Thom Battam-bang Kompong Som Islands Total (%)
Frugivorous
Cynopterus brachyotis (1) 0/1 0/1 (0)
Cynopterus sphinx (83) 1/17 4/40 1/13 0/11 6/81 (7)
Macroglossus sobrinus (1) 0/1 0/1 (0)
Pteropus lylei (471) 25/224 0/4 25/228 (11)
Roussetus leschenaulti (16)




1/16





1/16 (6)
Insectivorous
Hipposideros armiger (1) 0/1 0/1 (0)
H. larvatus (96) 0/16 2/40 1/36 3/92 (3)
H. pomona (6) 0/3 0/3 (0)
Murina cyclotis (1) 0/1 0/1 (0)
Rhinolophus acuminatus (2) 0/1 0/1 0/2 (0)
R. luctus (1) 0/1 0/1 (0)
R. malayanus (2)
Scotophilus kuhlii (153) 21/110 21/110 (19)
Tadarida plicata (227) 26/104 23/78 8/33 57/215 (27)
Taphozous melanopogon (85) 0/6 1/1 1/27 3/6 1/32 6/72 (8)
T. theobaldi (157) 13/94 12/63 25/157 (16)

Total (1303)

25/224

39/204

1/17

26/155

2/49

38/209

3/6

8/33

1/40

1/44

144/981 (15)

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