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Table 1 Effect of IgY against diarrhea caused by bacterial pathogens in piglets

From: Chicken egg yolk antibodies (IgY) as non-antibiotic production enhancers for use in swine production: a review

Items Mortality, % Outcome measure considered-Mortality (M) or Diarrhea (D)
Intervention Control
Prophylactic effect
Ref. Pathogens Piglet age    
 Imberechts et al. [33] F18+ ETEC Weaned (21–28 d) 33 66 D
  F18+ ETEC Weaned (21–28 d) 25 75 D
  F18+ ETEC Weaned (21–28 d) 0 25 M
 Marquardt et al. [34] K88+ ETEC Neonatal (3-day-old) 12.5 62.5 M
  K88+ ETEC Weaned (21-day-old) 0 30 M
  K88+ ETEC Weaning (14-18-days-old) 1.9 3.9 D
 Owsu-Asiedu et al. [36] K88+, F18+, F41+ ETEC Early-weaned (10-day-old) 30 73 D
  ETEC K88+, F18, F41 Early-weaned (10-day-old) 33 100 D
 Owsu-Asiedu et al. [37] K88 + ETEC Early-weaned (10 ± 1 days old) 6.6 40 M
 Owsu-Asiedu et al. [38] K88 + ETEC Early-weaned (10-day-old) 0 33 M
 Chernysheva et al. [76] K88 + ETEC Newly weaned (about 22-day-old) 66 58.3 D
 Chu et al. [86] K88 + ETEC Neonatal (3-day-old) 16.7 66.7 M
 Li et al. [83] K88 + ETEC Weaned (40-day-old) 0 75 D
Therapeutic effect
Ref. Pathogens Piglet age    
 Yokoyama et al. [27] K88 + ETEC Newborn 0 86 M
  K99 + ETEC Newborn 0 100 M
  987P + ETEC Newborn 0 80 M
 Yokoyama et al. [87] F18+ ETEC Weaned (28-day-old) 0 11 D
 Yang et al. [88] K88 + ETEC Newborn 0 85.7 M
  K99 + ETEC Newborn 0 100 M
  987P + ETEC Newborn 0 80 M
 Xu et al. [89] K88 + ETEC Newborn 0 33.3 M
  K99 + ETEC Newborn 0 66.7 M
  987P + ETEC Newborn 0 50 M
 Chu et al. [86] K88 + ETEC Weaned (21-day-old) 0 25 M