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Table 2 Differences in bat communities, hibernation temperature and infection status between sites

From: White-nose syndrome detected in bats over an extensive area of Russia

Region Locality Number of bats Number of species WNS UV lesions WNS qPCR assay WNS histo-positivity Median temperature (°C)
Southern Ural Slyudorudnik mine 12 4 + + + 3.95
Middle Ural Arakaevskaja cave 10 2 + + + 1.25
Smolinskaja cave 21 3 + + + 4.70
Šajtanskaja cave 25 4 + + 1.40
Northern Ural Dačnaja cave 1 1 3.50
Komsomolskaja cave 18 3 + + + 2.70
Partizanskaja cave 16 2 + + + 3.45
Baikal Aja cave 2 1 N.A. + N.A. N.A.
Mečta cave 31 3 + + + 1.00
Cave Vologodskovo 10 1 + + + 4.70
Far East Primorskij Velikan cave 42 5 + + + 4.40
Total number of positive bats    78 135 48  
  1. Apart from hibernation conditions (body surface temperature of bats), the table includes data concerning bat biodiversity and qualitative measures of Pseudogymnoascus destructans infection status