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Table 2 Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in bats in four provinces, China

From: Molecular detection and genotypic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii infection in bats in four provinces of China

Province Bat species No. of examined (%)* No. of positive Prevalence (%)
Jilin Murina leucogaster 140 (22.4) 6 4.3
  Myotis chinensis 27 (4.3) 3 11.1
  Plecotus auritus 2 (0.3) 0 0.0
  Rhinolophus ferrumequinum 8 (1.3) 1 12.5
  Subtotal 177 (28.3) 10 5.6
Liaoning Myotis chinensis 9 (1.4) 0 0.0
  Myotis ricketti 56 (8.9) 2 3.6
  Rhinolophus ferrumequinum 17 (2.7) 1 5.9
  Subtotal 82 (13.1) 3 3.7
Jiangxi Murina leucogaster 82 (13.1) 2 2.4
  Myotis chinensis 103 (16.5) 7 6.8
  Rhinolophus ferrumequinum 18 (2.9) 4 22.2
  Subtotal 203 (32.4) 13 6.4
Guangdong Cynopterus sphinx 54 (8.6) 1 1.9
  Hipposideros armiger 4 (0.6) 0 0.0
  Hipposideros larvatus 67 (10.7) 8 11.9
  Hipposideros pomona 9 (1.4) 0 0.0
  Rousettus leschenaulti 30 (4.8) 3 10.0
  Subtotal 164 (26.2) 12 7.3
Total   626 38 6.1
  1. *The percent accounts for the total bats.