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Table 2 Distribution of rabies virus and cytochrome c in CNS of human rabies patients who survived 7 days or less. (Numbers in bold and italic designated discrepancy between rabies antigen positive- and cytochrome c positive neurons in particular region).

From: Mechanisms of escape phenomenon of spinal cord and brainstem in human rabies

Patient No. Survival period Antigen Frontal Temporal Hippocampus Parietal Occipital Thalamus Basal-ganglia Cerebellum Midbrain Pons Medulla Cervical Thoracic Lumbar Sacrum
Furious
H1 5 Rabies 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 3 3 3 3 4 4 nd**
   Cyto C* 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 nd
H5 4 Rabies 2 2 2 3 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 4 4
   Cyto C 2 1 4 3 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 0 1 2 2
H6 5 Rabies 2 0 1 3 0 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
   Cyto C 1 3 2 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 2 0 0 0
H8 5 Rabies 1 3 4 3 2 4 4 2 3 4 4 nd nd nd nd
   Cyto C 1 4 4 4 4 4 3 2 3 4 4 nd nd nd nd
Paralysis
H4 7 Rabies 2 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 4 4 3 3 3 3 nd
   Cyto C 2 0 2 2 3 0 3 2 4 4 3 1 1 nd nd
  1. * = cytochrome c ** = not done (sample not available)