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Table 1 PCR testing of urine specimens for Nipah virus (partial fragment, 357 bp), categorized by month and year of collection, from a single colony of Pteropus hypomelanus from an island in southern Thailand

From: Molecular characterization of Nipah virus from Pteropus hypomelanus in Southern Thailand

Collected Dates Population numbersa No. of positive/totalb (%) Identity similarity to AF376747c (%)
(GenBank number: identity/total nucleotides)
April 2010 800 2/28 (7.1) KT163247: 1584/1599 (99.1 %)
KT163249: 1589/1599 (99.4 %)
December 2010 228 0/7 (0) -
January 2011 218 0/30 (0) -
February 2011 675 1/24 (4.1) KT163250: 1589/1599 (99.4 %)
March 2011 703 0/40 (0) -
April 2011 606 0/26 (0) -
May 2011 555 2/29 (6.9) KT163248: 1588/1599 (99.3 %)
KT163257: 357/357 (100 %)
Total   5/184 (2.7)  
  1. aBat population numbers were counted, using the bounded count method [22], by 10 skilled forest staff
  2. bPooled bat urine sample collected under the trees
  3. cAF376747: Nipah virus genome isolated from Pteropus hypomelanus in Malaysia