Skip to main content

Table 6 Marburgvirus (MARV) serological status (IgG) of bats captured between 2003 and 2008 in Gabon and Republic of Congo, according to demographic parameters.

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

  Male Female   
  Adult Juvenile Total Adult Non pregnant Adult pregnant Juvenile Total ND Total
C. argynnis 0/4 0/0 0/4 0/9 0/4 0/1 0/14 0/0 0/18
E. helvum 0/11 0/7 0/18 0/16 0/0 0/11 0/27 0/2 0/47
E. franqueti 1/234(0.3) 0/80 1/314(0.3) 1/214(0.5) 0/88 0/31 1/333(0.3) 0/32 2/679(0.3)
H. monstrosus 0/32 0/15 0/47 0/14 0/13 1/28(4) 1/55(2) 0/1 1/103(1)
M. woermanni 0/16 0/0 0/16 0/15 0/5 0/3 0/23 0/0 0/39
Microchiroptera 0/8 0/0 0/8 0/5 0/0 0/0 0/5 0/7 0/20
M. pusillus 1/69(1) 0/3 1/72(1) 0/32 0/48 0/21 0/101 0/4 1/177(0.6)
R. aegyptiacus 10/87(11) 1/33(3) 11/120(1) 3/87(3) 4/13(30) 3/76(4) 10/176(4) 0/3 21/299(7)
M. torquata 0/197 0/26 0/233 0/185 0/38 0/35 0/258 0/15 0/494
Total 12/658(2) 1/164(0.6) 13/822(2) 4/577(1) 3/209(1) 4/206(2) 11/992(1) 0/62 25/1876(1)
  1. Data are numbers of ZEBOV-specific IgG-positive bats versus numbers of captured bats, and percentages.