Volume 15, Number 9—September 2009
Distant Relatives of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus and Close Relatives of Human Coronavirus 229E in Bats, Ghana
|Sampling site||Species||No. fecal samples||No. positive (group 1/group 2)|
|Zoo Kumasi (6°42′2.0′′N, 1°37′29.9′′W)
|KNUST Botanical Garden Kumasi (6°41′6.4′′N, 1°33′42.8′′W)†
|Lake Bosumtwi (6°32′22.3′′N, 1°24′41.5′′W)
|Cave Kwamang (6°58′N, 1°16′W)
||Hipposideros caffer ruber||40||10 (4/6)|
|Cave Booyem A (7°43′24.9′′N, 1°59′16.5′′W)
||H. cf. ruber||8||0|
|Cave Booyem B (7°43′25.7′′N, 1°59′33.5′′W)
||H. cf. ruber‡||11||2 (1/1)|
*These samples were collected without individual association to bats. Due to a low sampling frequency, it can be assumed that each sample was from an individual bat.
†Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
‡Two morphotypes were observed.
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