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Table 2 Zaire ebolavirus (ZEBOV) serological status (IgG) of bats captured between 2003 and 2008 in Gabon and Republic of Congo, according to the collection site and period.

From: Large serological survey showing cocirculation of Ebola and Marburg viruses in Gabonese bat populations, and a high seroprevalence of both viruses in Rousettus aegyptiacus

Period of collection E. franqueti H. monstrosus M. torquata Total
Mbomo 2003 4/100 (4) 2/18 (11) 2/50 (4) 8/168 (5)
Mbomo 2005 10/132 (8) 5/38 (13) 11/144 (8) 26/314 (8)
Mbomo 2006 5/221 (2) 2/39 (5) 3/234 (1) 10/494 (2)
Total 19/453 (4) 9/95 (9) 16/428 (4) 44/976 (4)
Haut-Ogooué 2005 8/109 (7) 0/1 2/44 (5) 10/154 (7)
Haut-Ogooué 2006 3/113 (3) 0/1 0/16 3/130 (2)
Haut-Ogooué 2008 3/59 (5) 0/12 0/2 3/73 (4)
Total 14/281 (5) 0/14 2/62 (3) 16/357 (4)
  1. Data are numbers of ZEBOV IgG-positive bats versus numbers of captured bats, and (row) percentages. Only data for the three bat species suspected of being EBOV reservoirs are reported.