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Volume 8, Number 3—March 2002

Serologic Evidence of Lyssavirus Infections among Bats, the Philippines

Paul M. Arguin*Comments to Author , Kristy Murray-Lillibridge*, Mary E.G. Miranda†, Jean S. Smith*, Alan B. Calaor†, and Charles E. Rupprecht*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, the Philippines;;

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Table 1

All bats caught on six islands in the Philippines and tested for Rabies virus antigen by direct fluorescent-antibody assay, June 25 to September 11, 1998

Bat species Island of origin
Luzon Bohol Boracay Mindanao Mindoro Negros
Saccolaimus saccolaimus 53 54
Taphozous melanopogan 96
Megaderma spasma 16
Hipposideros diadema 16 1 2
Rhinolophus spp. 6 3
Mineopterus schreibersi 14
Philetor brachypterus 24
Scotophilus kuhlii 105 1 95
Cynopterus brachyotis 3 12 1 4
Eonycteris spelaea 1 6 2 1
Macroglossus minimus 4 3 3
Ptenochirus jagori 36 4 6
Pteropus hypomelanus 27
Rousettus amplexicaudatus 1 112 98 6 1 1

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