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Table 1 Semiquantitative analysis of rabies viral antigen in canine paralytic and furious rabies

From: Reduced viral burden in paralytic compared to furious canine rabies is associated with prominent inflammation at the brainstem level

  Positive neurons
  Paralytic rabies Furious rabies
  1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5
Frontal cortex 0 1+ 1+ 1+ 2+ 1+ 1+ 2+ 2+ 3+
Parietal cortex 0 1+ 2+ 2+ 2+ 1+ 2+ 2+ 3+ 3+
Temporal cortex 0 1+ 1+ 2+ 3+ 1+ 1+ 2+ 2+ 3+
Occipital cortex 0 0 1+ 1+ 1+ 1+ 2+ 1+ 2+ 3+
Hippocampus 0 0 2+ 3+ 4+ 3+ 3+ 2+ 3+ 4+
Caudate 0 1+ 1+ 2+ 3+ 2+ 2+ 2+ 2+ 3+
Thalamus 0 2+ 1+ 3+ 3+ 1+ 2+ 4+ NA 4+
Cerebellum 0 3+ 3+ 3+ 3+ 3+ 3+ 3+ 4+ 4+
Midbrain 0 3+ 4+ 4+ 4+ 4+ 4+ 4+ 3+ 4+
Pons 0 4+ 2+ 4+ 4+ 2+ 4+ 4+ 2+ 4+
Medulla 0 3+ 3+ 4+ 4+ NA 4+ 4+ 4+ 4+
Cervical cord 3+ 4+ NA 4+ NA NA NA 4+ 4+ 4+
Thoracic cord 2+ 4+ NA 4+ NA NA NA 4+ 4+ 4+
Lumbar cord 3+ 3+ NA 4+ NA NA NA 4+ 4+ 4+
Sacral cord 3+ 3+ NA 3+ NA NA NA 4+ 4+ 4+
  1. NA = Not available.