Volume 11, Number 2—February 2005
Bat Incidents at Children’s Camps, New York State, 1998–2002
|Reported incidents (June–August)||45||34||74||74||72||299|
|No. of incidents with bat submitted for testing (%)||19 (42.2)||5 (14.7)||44 (59.4)||50 (67.5)||43 (59.7)||161 (53.8)|
|No. of incidents with rabid bat||0||0||4||0||0||4|
|No. of camps reporting incidents||16||21||46||42||40||109|
|No. of persons in reported incidents||334||145||386||331||233||1,429|
*From 1998 to 2000, all bat incidents at children’s camps were requested for reporting. From 2001 to 2002, only bat incidents resulting in concern about potential rabies exposure were requested for reporting.
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