TABLE 3.

Passive treatment of SEB-intoxicated rhesus monkeys with anti-SEB IgY antibody

MonkeyTreatmentaTime of treatmentResult
1Anti-SEB IgYBefore challengebLive
2Anti-SEB IgYBefore challengeLive
3Anti-SEB IgYBefore challengeLive
4Anti-SEB IgYBefore challengeLive
5Anti-SEB IgY4 h after challengeLive
6Anti-SEB IgY4 h after challengeLive
7Anti-SEB IgY4 h after challengeLive
8Anti-SEB IgY4 h after challengeLive
9BufferBefore challengeDead
10Buffer4 h after challengeDead
  • a Rhesus monkeys were given chicken anti-SEB (IgY) antibody or buffer only 20 min before or 4 h after the SEB challenge.

  • b Rhesus monkeys were challenged by the aerosol route with 5 LD50 of SEB.