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Table 1 Characterization of C. perspicillata submitted to pathological and bacteriological examination between February and April 2016

From: Yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype O:1 infection in a captive Seba’s short tailed-fruit bat (Carollia perspicillata) colony in Switzerland

ID Sex Age group Gross and histological findings Bacteriological analysis
1 f adult Necrosuppurative metritis, pneumonia, hepatitis and splenitis Y. pseudotuberculosis
positive (liver +++, lung +, kidney +)
2 m adult Necrosupppurative pneumonia, hepatitis, enterocolitis, splenitis, lymphadenitis, glossitis and stomatitis Y. pseudotuberculosis
positive (liver +++, lung +, kidney +)
3 f adult Unremarkable negative
4 f young Fetal atelectasis with intraalveolar
keratin scales
negative
5 unknown newborn Unremarkable negative
6 f young 1) Multifocal acute hemorrhages in the musculature
2) Fetal atelectasis with intraalveolar
keratin scales
negative
7 f young Fetal atelectasis with intraalveolar
keratin scales
negative
8 f young Unremarkable negative
9 f young Unremarkable negative
10 f young Mild interstitial pneumonia negative
11 f young Unremarkable so far as assessable due to severe autolysis negative
12 f young Moderate interstitial pneumonia negative
13 f unknown Moderate interstitial pneumonia negative