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Abstract Title:

The effect of Allium sativum (Garlic) extract on infectious bronchitis virus in specific pathogen free embryonic egg.

Abstract Source:

Avicenna J Phytomed. 2016 Jul-Aug;6(4):458-267. PMID: 27516987

Abstract Author(s):

Tabassom Mohajer Shojai, Arash Ghalyanchi Langeroudi, Vahid Karimi, Abbas Barin, Naser Sadri

Article Affiliation:

Tabassom Mohajer Shojai

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: Garlic is a plant has been used as a flavor, and anti-microbial and anti-diarrheal agent. Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a coronavirus. The available vaccines against IBV cannot cover new variants. This study evaluated the inhibitory effects of garlic extract on IBV.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: The constituents of garlic extract were detected by gas chromatography. This study was done in four groups of embryonic SPF eggs; first group was used for virus titration; second group received the mixture of different virus titration and constant amount of garlic extract; third group received 10(-3) titration of virus and after 8 hr received garlic extract and the last group received different dilutions of garlic extract.

RESULTS: Based on our results, in the second group, IBV vaccine strain (4/91) at all titration and M41 in 10(-2) and 10(-3) titration and in the third group both variants of virus the embryonic Index (EI) was significantly increased.

CONCLUSION: The garlic extract had inhibitory effects on IBV in the chickens embryo.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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