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Table 2 Semiquantitative analysis of inflammation 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

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