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Table 3 Distribution of rabies virus and cytochrome c in CNS of human rabies patients who survived longer than 7 days (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
H3 8 Rabies 2 3 3 4 3 3 4 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
   Cyto C* 0 3 4 0 2 4 4 1 4 4 4 2 1 2 3
Paralysis
H2 16 Rabies 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 nd**
   Cyto C 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 nd
H7 13 Rabies 4 3 2 3 3 4 nd 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 4
   Cyto C 2 3 nd 4 3 3 nd 1 4 2 4 0 0 nd 1
H9 9 Rabies 4 2 nd 4 4 nd 4 4 4 nd 3 nd nd nd nd
   Cyto C 1 0 nd 2 0 nd 0 3 1 nd 1 nd nd nd nd
H10 13 Rabies 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
   Cyto C 3 3 1 2 2 4 4 4 1 4 4 4 3 1 0
  1. *= cytochrome c ** = not done (sample not available)