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Table 1 Submission of specimens from Mayotte, La Reunion and Madagascar for laboratory diagnosis of rabies from 2006 to 2011

From: Surveillance and control of rabies in La Reunion, Mayotte, and Madagascar

Species Origin Number of samples Tested positive (%)
Dog La Reunion 10 0
Dog Mayotte 4 0
Cat La Reunion 1 0
Mice La Reunion 2 0
Human Madagascar 22 20 (90.9)
Dog Madagascar 373 195 (52.3)
Cat Madagascar 52 14 (26.9)
Cattle Madagascar 25 20 (80.0)
Pig Madagascar 3 2 (66.6)
Rabbit Madagascar 2 0
Lemur Madagascar 9 0
Rat Madagascar 5 0
Fossa* Madagascar 1 0
Total   509 251 (49.3)
  1. * = (Cryptoprocta ferox (Order Carnivore, family Eupleridae).