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Table 2 Effect of IgY against diarrhea caused by viral 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    
 Kweon et al. [66] PEDV Neonatal (3-day-old) 26 58 M
  PEDV Neonatal (3-day-old) 41 71 M
  PEDV Neonatal (3-day-old) 50 66 M
 Zuo et al. [61] TGEV Newborn 12.5 57 M
 Vega et al. [73] Human Rotavirus Neonatal (1-day-old) 0 100 D
Therapeutic effect
Ref. Pathogens Piglet age    
 Song et al. [67] PEDV Neonatal (1-day-old) 16.7 100 M
 Cui et al. [62] TGEV, PEDV Neonatal (1-day-old) 0 100 M