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Volume 11, Number 4—April 2005

Research

European Bat Lyssavirus in Scottish Bats

Sharon M. Brookes*, James N. Aegerter†, Graham C. Smith†, Derek M. Healy*, Tracey A. Jolliffe*, Susan M. Swift‡, Iain J. Mackie‡, J. Stewart Pritchard§, Paul A. Racey‡, Niall P. Moore†, and Anthony R. Fooks*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Characterisation of Rabies and Rabies-Related Viruses, Surrey, United Kingdom; †Central Science Laboratory, York, United Kingdom; ‡University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom; and; §Scottish Natural Heritage, Perthshire, United Kingdom

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Number of samples analyzed, by bat species and location*

Site Daubenton’s Natterer’s Pipistrelle’s
1† 69 (21) 6 (1)
2 0
3 10 (3)
4 0 12 (3)
5 3 (3)
6 20 (20)
7 2 (2)
8 6 (6)
9 1 (1)
10 2 (1)
11 2 (1)
12 5 (2) 2 (1)
13 20 (6) 2 (1)
14 5 (4)
15† 32 (11)
16 8 (4)
17 0 4 (0)
18 4 (3)
19 9 (0)
Total 198 (88) 20 (5) 6 (1)

*Values in parentheses are the number of samples (pools or single) analyzed by a modified fluorescent antibody virus neutralization test.
†Sites that had positive results for antibodies to European bat lyssavirus type 2.

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