Effect of Chicken Egg Yolk Antibodies (IgY) against Diarrhea in Domesticated Animals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Diraviyam, Thirumalai ; Zhao, Bin ; Wang, Yuan ; Schade, Ruediger ; Michael, Antonysamy ; Zhang, Xiaoying (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4028221, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097716
  • Subject: Immune System Proteins | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Veterinary Science | Veterinary Diseases | Medicine | Agriculture | Q | R | Veterinary Bacteriology | Veterinary Microbiology | Proteins | Science | Biochemistry | Livestock Care | Antibodies | Veterinary Medicine | Animal Management | Immunology

Background IgY antibodies are serum immunoglobulin in birds, reptiles and amphibians, and are transferred from serum to egg yolk to confer passive immunity to their embryos and offspring. Currently, the oral passive immunization using chicken IgY has been focused as an ... View more
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