Egg yolk antibodies (IgY) against Bovine Leukemia Virus

Published on: 01/09/2019
Author/s : Cecilia Martínez, Gerónimo Gutiérrez, Irene Alvarez, Natalia Porta, Marina Lomónaco, Andrés Wigdorovitz, Pablo Chacana, Karina Trono. / Instituto de Virologia, INTA, Castelar, Argentina.

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Hussam eldin Mustafa Ahmed Hussam eldin Mustafa Ahmed
Microbiology & Immunology
January 9, 2019

It’s a very interesting article, BLV is very important disease big challenge in Dairy cattle’s industry their accurate detection for the virus by using iiPCR high technology instruments used on the dairy filed DNA/RNA technology Rapid PCR.

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January 13, 2019
Hussam eldin Mustafa Ahmed

Thanks for your comment. We are working in a vaccine development . Right now is under field trial in dairy prodiucive conditins with positive results. We coild discuss aboit thst if you want to
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Abdul Qader Samsor Abdul Qader Samsor
DVM, diploma in animal production
January 13, 2019

Good to hear about this disease related to dairy cattle, but my concerns is that, what dairy breed is very sensitive against this disease? Since nowadays the live animal business from dairy developing country to non-developed country is seriously running, but there are so many problems in imported or receiver country, especially in terms of feeding and housing, as well as proper selection of the cows during ordering process. Thanks.

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Abdul Samad Abdul Samad
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
January 13, 2019
Although production of IgY by hyper-immunizing laying bird and harvesting from eggs is an easy process there are few issues: (a) administering intravenous is not without problem due to immunological response and (b) when given orally these are very sensitive to proteolytic enzymes. There are reports to suggest that major part of IgY is destroyed in intestine.

Prof. (Dr) Abdul Samad
Ph.D. (OVC, Guelph)
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January 13, 2019

Abdul Samad

Thanks for your comment. We are working in the development of a vaccine. Right now is under field trial in dairy productive conditions with positive results. We could discuss about that if you want to.

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Abdul Samad Abdul Samad
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
January 14, 2019
Karina Trono
Sure. My email address is drasamad@hotmail.com. I am actively involved in novel targeted veterinary drug development hence can explore areas of mutual collaboration.

Prof. Abdul Samad
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