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Table 1 Signalment and CSF cytology in 38 cases of NA from the literature (retrospective cohort)

From: Twenty two cases of canine neural angiostrongylosis in eastern Australia (2002-2005) and a review of the literature

Case No. Breed Age (weeks) Gender Month CSF Protein (g/L) CSF Nucleated cell count (cells/μL) CSF Eosinophils Necropsy confirmed (NA larvae present)
        Number (cells/μL) % nucleated cells  
Mason a          
Case 2 Border Collie 9 M October 0.12 4200 3696 88% ?
Case 3* Daschund 14 M January N/A 7125 6056 85% No
Case 13* Kelpie 6 F December N/A 3680 2760 75% No
Case 14* Kelpie 7 M December N/A 1300 1053 81% No
Case 15* Labrador 8 F April N/A 2307 2030 88% No
Case 16* Greyhound 10 F July 0.43 4600 3404 74% Yes
Case 17* Greyhound 8 M July N/A 2700 1782 66% Yes
Case 18* Greyhound 10 M July 1.62 7750 6743 87% Yes
Case 19* Greyhound 9 M July 0.13 284 244 86% No
Case 20* Greyhound 10 F May N/A 265 98 37% No
Case 21* Corgi 9 F April 2.3 1350 1053 78% No
Case 22* Labrador 7 M December N/A 90 55 61% No
Case 27* GSD 7 F February N/A 1250 1025 82% Yes
Case 28* GSD 7 M February 0.2 2264 1449 64% No
Case 29* Greyhound 8 M April 0.25 2812 2418 86% No
Case 31* Greyhound 10 F June 0.32 1280 1139 89% No
Case 32 Greyhound 11 F June 0.18 3250 2633 81% ?
Case 33 Greyhound 11 M June 0.19 1465 1231 84% ?
Case 34 Greyhound 11 F June 0.23 240 226 94% ?
Case 35 Labrador 11 M April N/A 20 20 100% ?
Case 36 Afghan 11 M June 0.43 2300 1702 74% ?
Case 37 Beagle 10 M May 0.12 83 59 71% ?
Case 38* OESD 9 F July 0.4 2376 1925 81% Yes
Case 39 OESD 10 M July 0.11 7106 6680 94% ?
Case 40 OESD 9 F July 0.12 1197 1029 86% ?
Case 41 OESD 9 M July 0.12 2510 2309 92% ?
Case 42 Borzoi 8 F November N/A 512 435 85% ?
Case 43* Daschund 12 M October N/A 2800 1652 59% Yes
Case 44 Greyhound 8 M July 0.92 700 462 66% ?
Case 45* Greyhound 10 M May N/A 1760 1390 79% Yes
Case 46* Greyhound 9 M July 2.1 450 95 21% Yes
Case 49 Labrador 12 F November N/A 406 256 63% ?
Case 50 Great Dane 20 F April 0.9 1590 350 22% ?
Case 51 Great Dane 28 M February 0.6 2750 2063 75% ?
Case 52 Poodle 14 M May 2.4 250 150 60% ?
Case 53* Weimaraner 12 F April 0.5 490 441 90% ?
Case 54* Greyhound 16 M May N/A 2880 2304 80% Yes
Collins et al. * b Bull Terrier 9 M May 0.54 886 886 100% Yes
  Median 10   June    1185 81%  
  1. OESD - Old English Sheep dog
  2. GSD - German Shepherd dog
  3. *Died or euthanased
  4. N/A - not available
  5. ?- not known
  6. aMason [14]; bCollins et al. [32]