Table 1

Distribution of factors related to 49 DanishGroenendael and Tervueren dogs diagnosed as epilepsy-positive in a study including 519 dogs.

Factor

No. (%)


Sex

Female

31 (63.3)

Male

18 (36.7)

Variant

Groenendael

25 (51.0)

Tervueren

24 (49.0)

Diagnosed by practicing veterinarian

Yes

35 (71.4)

No

14 (28.6)

Type of seizure

Focal seizures alone

12 (24.5)

Focal seizure with sec. generalization

26 (53.1)

Primary generalized seizures

9 (18.4)

Unclassifiable seizures

2 (4.1)

Cause of death1

Epilepsy

8 (53.3)

Other causes

7 (46.7)

Neutering status2

Neutered

13 (27.1)

Intact

35 (72.9)


1Only calculated for the 15 dogs that had died.

2One missing value for this variable.

Berendt et al. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2008 50:51   doi:10.1186/1751-0147-50-51

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