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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

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Review of Bats and SARS

Lin-Fa Wang*Comments to Author , Zhengli Shi†, Shuyi Zhang‡§, Hume E. Field¶, Peter Daszak#, and Bryan T. Eaton*
Author affiliations: *Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia; †Wuhan Institute of Virology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, People’s Republic of China; ‡Institute of Zoology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; §East China Normal University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China; ¶Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; #Consortium for Conservation Medicine, New York, New York USA

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Table 2

Coronaviruses detected in different species of bats

Viruses
Bat species Location of detection
(People’s Republic of China) Reference
Group* Name/strain
G1 Bat-CoV HKU2 Rhinolophus sinicus Hong Kong (32)
Bat-CoV HKU6 Myotis ricketti Hong Kong (32)
Bat-CoV HKU7 Miniopterus magnater Hong Kong (32)
Bat-CoV HKU8 Miniopterus pusillusM. magnaterMiniopterus schreibersii Hong Kong (28,32)
BtCoV/701/05 Myotis ricketti Anhui, Yunnan, Guangdong (33)
BtCoV/821/05 Myotis ricketti Jiangxi, Guangxi (33)
BtCOV/821/05 Scolophlus kuhlii Hainan (33)
BtCoV/970/06 Rhinolophus pearsoniRhinolophus ferrumequinum Shandong (33)
BtCoV/A773/05 M. schreibersii Fujian (33)
BtCoV/A011/05 M. schreibersii Anhui, Fujian, Guangxi (33)
G2b Rp3 R. pearsoni Guangxi (30)
Rm1 (BtCoV/279/04) Rhinolophus macrotis Hubei (30)
Rf1 (BtCoV/273/04) R. ferrumequinum Hubei (30)
Bat-SARS-CoV HKU3 R. sinicus Hong Kong (31,32)
BtCoV/A1018/06 R. sinicus Shandong (33)
BtCoV/279/04 R, macrotis Hubei (33)
BtCoV/273/04 R. ferrumequinum Hubei (33)
G2c Bat-CoV HKU4 Tylonycteris pachypus Hong Kong (32)
Bat-CoV HKU5 Pipistrellus abramus Hong Kong (32)
BtCoV/133/05 T. pachypus Guangdong (33)
BtCoV/434/05 Pipistrellus pipistrellus Hainan (33)
BtCoV/355/05 P. abramusR. ferrumequinum Anhui, Henan, Sichuan (33)

*Group 2 was subdivided as in (32). A different classification was used in (33), in which G2b and G2c were designated G4 and G5, respectively.

*Group 2 was subdivided as in (32). A different classification was used in (33), in which G2b and G2c were designated G4 and G5, respectively.

*Group 2 was subdivided as in (32). A different classification was used in (33), in which G2b and G2c were designated G4 and G5, respectively.

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