Suppurative and non-suppurative inflammation of different organ tissues of deceased bats from Germany. A) Kidney. Severe suppurative necrotizing nephritis due to Escherichia coli infection. B) Brain. Rabies encephalitis due to European bat lyssavirus (EBLV-1) infection in a serotine bat (Eptesicus serotinus). Cerebrum with marked perivascular non-suppurative inflammation. Blood vessels (1) are surrounded by lymphocytes and plasma cells. HE stain.