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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

Research

Amplification of Emerging Viruses in a Bat Colony

Jan Felix Drexler1, Victor Max Corman1, Tom Wegner, Adriana Fumie Tateno, Rodrigo Melim Zerbinati, Florian Gloza-Rausch, Antje Seebens, Marcel A. Müller, and Christian DrostenComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany (J.F. Drexler, V.M. Corman, A.F. Tateno, R.M. Zerbinati, F. Gloza-Rausch, A. Seebens, M.A. Müller, C. Drosten); University of Bonn, Bonn (T. Wegner); Noctalis, Centre for Bat Protection and Information, Bad Segeberg, Germany (F. Gloza-Rausch, A. Seebens)

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Table 2

Viral RNA detection characteristics over time, Germany, 2008–2010*

Sampling date
No. fecal pellets
Coronavirus

Astrovirus

Adenovirus
No. (%) positive
Log abun
Log conc
No. (%) positive
Log abun
Log conc
No. (%) positive
Log abun
Log conc
2008 May 8 40 31 (77.5) 4.13 4.24 11 (27.5) 3.10 3.66 23 (57.5) 3.93 4.17
2008 May 30 44 10 (22.7) 4.01 4.65 32 (72.7) 4.39 4.53 16 (36.4) 4.21 4.65
2008 Jun 20 40 4 (10.0) 3.19 4.19 13 (32.5) 3.92 4.41 22 (55.0) 4.61 4.87
2008 Jul 10 40 40 (100.0) 6.88 6.88 9 (22.5) 2.73 3.37 22 (55.0) 4.59 4.85
2008 Jul 31 31 31 (100.0) 5.76 5.76 22 (71.0) 3.93 4.08 20 (64.5) 4.45 4.64
2009 May 27 40 9 (22.5) 3.73 4.38 14 (35.0) 3.72 4.18 19 (47.5) 4.10 4.42
2009 Jun 26 48 35 (72.9) 4.24 4.38 32 (66.7) 3.90 4.07 11 (22.9) 3.93 4.57
2010 May 11 40 40 (100.0) 6.21 6.21 39 (97.5) 5.41 5.42 27 (67.5) 4.42 4.59
2010 May 26 18 9 (50.0) 4.07 4.37 4 (22.2) 5.75 6.41 7 (38.9) 4.29 4.70
2010 Jun 17 49 10 (20.4) 3.66 4.35 11 (22.4) 3.62 4.26 13 (26.5) 3.85 4.42
2010 Jul 8 40 39 (97.5) 5.79 5.80 40 (100.0) 6.31 6.31 27 (67.5) 4.44 4.61
2010 Jul 23 40 39 (97.5) 7.91 7.92 39 (97.5) 5.58 5.59 12 (30.0) 4.32 4.84

*Abun, median virus concentration multiplied by prevalence; conc, median virus concentration, RNA/DNA copies per gram of feces in positive samples.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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