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Immunological properties of the chicken egg yolk (IgY) antibodies against Vietnamese cobra Naja Naja venom
Venomous snake bite is common poisonous accident and important medical problem around the world. The snake anti-venom is only type-specific protection to each venom type that was used to immunize. In this study, the chicken egg yolk (IgY) antibodies against the Vietnamese cobra Naja Naja venom was developed and evaluated in in-vitro (ELISA and SDS-PAGE) and in-vivo (hen and mice immunization). In particularly, the LD50 of the Vietnamese cobra Naja Naja venom was determined at 1.46 g kg−1 body weight of the Swiss mice. The ISA Brown layers of 16 to 18-week-old were immunized intramuscularly with the Vietnamese cobra Naja Naja venom at 0.5 mg kg−1 body weight of the layers. The specific...