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Volume 21, Number 7—July 2015

Diversity of Bartonella spp. in Bats, Southern Vietnam

Pham Hong Anh, Nguyen Van Cuong, Nguyen Truong Son, Ngo Tri Tue, Michael Y. Kosoy, Mark E.J. Woolhouse, Stephen Baker, Juliet E. Bryant, Guy Thwaites, Juan J. Carrique-MasComments to Author , and Maia A. Rabaa
Author affiliations: Oxford University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (P.H. Anh, N. Van Cuong, N.T. Son, N.T. Tue, S. Baker, J.E. Bryant, G. Thwaites, J.J. Carrique-Mas, M.A. Rabaa); Vietnam Academy of Sciences and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam (N.T. Son); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (M. Kosoy); University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (M.E.J. Woolhouse, M.A. Rabaa); London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (S. Baker); Oxford University, Oxford, UK (S. Baker, J.E. Bryant, G. Thwaites, J.J. Carrique-Mas)

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Prevalence of Bartonella spp. in bats from 2 sites in Dong Nai, Vietnam, 2013

Bat species No. Bartonella spp.–positive bats/no. bats trapped (%)
Cat Tien National Park Dong Nai Nature Reserve Total
Cynopterus sphinx* 0/0 0/14 0/14 (0)
Hipposideros armiger 2/6 0/0 2/6 (33.3)
Hipposideros larvatui 3/5 0/0 3/5 (60)
Megaerops niphanae* 0/0 ½ 1/2 (50)
Megaderma spasma 0/0 1/2 1/2 (50)
Megaderma lyra 1/1 0/0 1/1 (100)
Rhinolophus acuminatus 0/0 9/17 9/17 (52.9)
Rhinolophus chaseli 2/5 0/0 2/5 (40)
Rhinolophus sinicus 0/3 2/4 2/7 (28.6)
Rhinolophus luctus 0/1 0/0 0/1 (0)
Total 8/21 (38.1) 13/39 (33.3) 21/60 (35)


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