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Table 2 Rodent distribution and leptospiral carrier status in the epidemic area of Guizhou Province

From: Source tracking of human leptospirosis: serotyping and genotyping of Leptospira isolated from rodents in the epidemic area of Guizhou province, China

Distribution of rodents and statistics of rodent surveillance Data of rodents for the three sites
Jinping Liping Rongjiang
Distribution of rodents Apodemus agrarius 17* 16# 0
Rattus norvegicus 2 2 0
Apodemus chevrieri 3 40 20
Rattus tanezumi 13 3 0
Rattus nitidus Hodgson 3 0 0
Rattus flavipectus 1 4 11
Other rodents 6 8 11
Statistics of rodent monitoring Number of traps (NT) 900 600 600
Number of trapped rodents (NR) 45 73 42
Percentage of rodents density (NR/NT) 5 12.7 7
Number of isolated strains (NS) 3 1 0
Percentage of positive isolation (NS/NR) 6.7 1.4 0
  1. * Three strains of leptospire were isolated from seventeen Apodemus agrarius.
  2. # One strain of leptospire was isolated from sixteen Apodemus agrarius.