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Post-exposure anti-H3+B5 hmAb protection in rabbits.

By Lindsay Crickard (300615), Tahar Babas (300617), Sidharth Seth (300619), Peter Silvera (67669), Lilia Koriazova (300621) and Shane Crotty (300623)


<p>(<b>A</b>) VACV neutralization in vitro. (<b>B–F</b>) Post-exposure protection of rabbits against rabbitpox. 32 New Zealand White (NZW) rabbits were challenged with 1x105 PFU of RPXV intranasally. Group 1 (n = 10) received no treatment, Group 2 (n = 6) and group 4 (n = 10) received two I.V. injections of antibody cocktail at 9 mg/kg and 1.25 mg/kg respectively, one hour and 72 hours post-challenge. Group 3 (n = 6) received a single I.V. injection of antibody cocktail at 9 mg/kg 2 days post-challenge. (<b>B</b>) Body Weights. (<b>C</b>) Percent change from initial body temperature. (<b>D</b>) Percent change from initial respiration rate. (<b>E</b>) Clinical scores. (<b>F</b>) Percent survival.</p

Topics: Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, hmab
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048706.g004
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