Volume 16, Number 12—December 2010
Bartonella spp. in Bats, Kenya
|Bat species||No. tested||No. (%) positive||Relative risk||p value|
|Miniopterus spp.||87||49 (56)||2.41||<0.0001|
|Eidolon helvum||88||23 (26)||NS|
|Rousettus aegyptiacus||105||22 (21)||0.6||<0.01|
|Coleura afra||9||4 (44)||NS|
|Triaenops persicus||8||7 (88)||2.85||<0.001|
|Hipposideros commersoni||4||1 (25)||NS|
|Epomophorus spp.||23||0||Not defined†||<0.01|
|Rhinolophus spp.||6||0||Not defined†|
|Chaerephon sp.||1||0||Not defined†|
*Relative risk was calculated by comparing proportions positive for each bat species compared with that for all other bats. NS, not statistically significant.
†Relative risk is <1 but is not defined because of 0 in 1 of the cells.