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Table 3 Prevalence (percentage) with confidence interval of Pseudogymnoascus destructans infection in Russian bats

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

Species WNS UV-documented skin lesions WNS qPCR assay Histo-positivity
Negative Positive Analyzed Prevalence Negative Positive Analyzed Prevalence
Eptesicus nilssonii 26 5 31 16.1 ± 12.9 26 5 31 16.1 ± 12.9 +
Myotis bombinus 1 1 2 50.0 ± 69.3   3 3 100.0 ± 0.0 +
Myotis brandtii 10 9 19 47.4 ± 22.5 7 12 19 63.2 ± 21.7
Myotis dasycneme 12 37 49 75.5 ± 12.0 7 41 48 85.4 ± 10.0 +
Myotis daubentonii 2 1 3 33.3 ± 53.3 2 1 3 33.3 ± 53.3 N.A.
Myotis gracilis 26 7 33 21.2 ± 13.9 5 29 34 85.3 ± 11.9 +
Myotis macrodactylus 1   1 0.0 ± 0.0   1 1 100.0 ± 0.0 N.A.
Myotis petax   2 2 100.0 ± 0.0   1 1 100.0 ± 0.0 +
Murina hilgendorfi 21 15 36 41.7 ± 16.1   36 36 100.0 ± 0.0 +
Plecotus auritus   1 1 100.0 ± 0.0   1 1 100.0 ± 0.0 +
Plecotus ognevi 7   7 0.0 ± 0.0 3 5 8 62.5 ± 33.5 N.A.
Total 106 78 184   50 135 185   8 species
  1. Numbers of positive bats were determined using qualitative characteristics of P. destructans infection status examination