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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 5

Bat species positive for Lyssavirus, Europe, 1954–2000a

Family Species Lyssavirus b Antibodies c
Vespertilionidae Eptesicus serotinus EBL1a & b EBL1
Pipistrellus pipistrellus NC ND
Pipistrellus nathusii NC ND
Vespertilio murinus EBL1a ND
Myotis dasycneme EBL2a ND
Myotis daubentonii EBL2a & b ND
Myotis myotis EBL1b EBL1
Myotis nattereri EBL1b ND
Nyctalus noctula NC ND
Miniopterus schreibersii EBL1b EBL1
Molossidae Tadarida teniotis NC EBL1
Rhinolophidae Rhinolophus ferrumequinum EBL1b EBL1

aThe additional information was obtained from Kappeler (29), Pérez-Jordá et al. (24), Amengual et al. (5), Bulletin épidemiologique mensuel de la rage en France (30), and Muller (2).
bNC = not characterized.
cND = not done.

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