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Table 3 Comparison of protective levels and percentage of rabies virus neutralization antibody (different age groups A to B) titers in previously vaccinated and unvaccinated adult stray dogs

From: Sero-prevalence of virus neutralizing antibodies for rabies in different groups of dogs following vaccination

Day Group A   Group B   P value
Stray (ownerless) dogs with previous vaccination history;Age > one year (n = 47) Stray (ownerless) dogs without previous vaccination history;Age > one year (n = 47)
No. with antibody titre ≥0.5 IU/ml % with antibody titre ≥0.5 IU/ml No. with antibody titre ≥0.5 IU/ml % with antibody titre ≥0.5 IU/ml
0 33 70.21 3 6.4 0.000*
30 47 100 41 87.23 0.026*
180 47 100 41 87.23 0.059
360 39 82.98 28 59.57 0.041*
  1. *Indicates the significance level at 0.05 when groups A (Stray dogs with previous vaccination history) & B (Stray dogs without previous vaccination history) are compared