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Volume 13, Number 1—January 2007

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Henipavirus and Tioman Virus Antibodies in Pteropodid Bats, Madagascar

Catherine Iehlé*, Girard Razafitrimo*, Josette Razainirina*, Steven M. Goodman†, Caroline Faure§, Marie-Claude Georges-Courbot§, Dominique Rousset*¶, Jean-Marc Reynes*Comments to Author , and NicoleAndriaholinirina
Author affiliations: *Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar; †Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA; ‡World Wide Fund for Nature, Antananarivo, Madagascar; §Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; ¶Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaoundé, Cameroon;

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Serum samples ELISA-reactive to Nipah, Hendra, and Tioman viruses collected from fruit bats, Madagascar, 2003–2005

Species and locationNo. testedSeropositive samples
Nipah virusHendra virusTioman virusTotal (%)
Eidolon dupreanum14/73 (19.2)
Marozevo (Moramanga)531010010
Miandrivazo20000
Ankarana184104
Pteropus rufus8/349 (2.3)
Marovitsika (Moramanga)332202
Miandrivazo1124015
Marovoay1400011
Beroboka270000
Vangaindrano370000
Rousettus madagascariensis1/5 (20.0)
Ankarana50011
Total4272013323/427 (5.4)

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