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Archives of Virology

, Volume 138, Issue 1–2, pp 143–148 | Cite as

Passive protection against bovine rotavirus in calves by specific immunoglobulins from chicken egg yolk

  • M. Kuroki
  • M. Ohta
  • Y. Ikemori
  • R. C. Peralta
  • H. Yokoyama
  • Y. Kodama
Brief Report

Summary

The efficacy of chicken egg yolk immunoglobulins (yIg) from hens immunized with bovine rotavirus (BRV) serotype G6 (strain Shimane) or serotype G10 (strain KK-3) for protection against homologous BRV in calves was investigated. A significant protection by anti-BRV yIg having 6400 neutralizing antibody titer per dose could be achieved in calves (P<0.01).

Keywords

Infectious Disease Antibody Titer Neutralize Antibody Significant Protection Neutralize Antibody Titer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kuroki
    • 1
  • M. Ohta
    • 1
  • Y. Ikemori
    • 1
  • R. C. Peralta
    • 1
  • H. Yokoyama
    • 1
  • Y. Kodama
    • 1
  1. 1.Immunology Research Institute in GifuSano, Gifu-CityJapan

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