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Volume 8, Number 4—April 2002

Research

European Bat Lyssavirus Infection in Spanish Bat Populations

Jordi Serra-Cobo*Comments to Author , Blanca Amengual†, Carlos Abellán‡, and Hervé Bourhy†
Author affiliations: *Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; †Institut Pasteur, Paris, France; ‡Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Spain;

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Table 1

Number of bat samples analyzed per species, 1992–2000a

Species 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Total
R. ferrumequinum 8 9/3 11/1 30/3 58/7
R. euryale 6 10 16
R. hipposideros 16 0/1 16/1
P. pipistrellus 61 64 75 18 13/5 0/16 0/14 3/15 234/50
P. kulhii 1 1
E. serotinus 21 44 33/1 1 99/1
M. myotis 1 63 65/2 44 29/2 58/8 35/3 295/15
M. blythi 20 1 2 23
M. nattereri 1 0/1 0/1 1/2
M. capaccinii 3 3
M. emarginatus 9 7/2 16/2
P. austriacus 3 6 2/4 1 12/4
M. schreibersii 8 18 14 8 9/2 70/6 41/1 168/9
T. teniotis 22 12 34
Total 90 118 123 148/1 127/11 83/22 38/19 143/30 106/8 976/91

aWhere fractions (x/y) are shown, the numerator (x) corresponds to the number of sera analyzed and the denominator (y) to the number of brains analyzed.
E = Eptesicus; M = Myotis; P = Plecotus; R = Rhinolophus; T = Tadarida.

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