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Table 2 Composite neurological score system

From: NLRP3 inhibition attenuates early brain injury and delayed cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage

Test Score
0 1 2 3
Spontaneous activity (in cage for 5 min) No movement Barely moves position Moves but does not approach at least three sides of cage Moves and approaches at least three sides of cage
Spontaneous movements of all limbs No movement Slight movement of limbs Moves all limbs but slowly Move all limbs same as pre-SAH
Movements of forelimbs (outstretching while held by tail) No outreaching Slight outreaching Outreach is limited and less than pre-SAH Outreach same as pre-SAH
Climbing wall of wire cage   Fails to climb Climbs weakly Normal climbing
Reaction to touch on both side of trunk   No response Weak response Normal response
Response to vibrissae touch   No response Weak response Normal response