National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2003

01. Diagnosis of pregnancy and anestrus by transcutaneous ultrasonography with mobile scanner in a commercial pig farm
02. Improvement of gamma interferon ELISA for diagnosis of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in cattle by anti-bovine interleukin-10 antibodies
03. In vitro production of porcine embryos using a novel culture medium
04. Molecular typing of Mannheimia haemolytica serotype A1 isolates from cattle in Japan
05. Histopathological diagnosis of porcine dermatitis nephropathy syndrome (PDNS) in Japan
06. Monoclonal antibody-based immunohistochemical diagnosis of Nipah virus infection
07. Finding of persistently infected cattle with ovine herpesvirus-2 (OHV-2) and the effect of dexamethasone injections in the cattle
08. Molecular characterization of prophage in Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium DT104
09. Determination of bovine serum retinol by direct fluorometric assay
10. Unique characteristics of a picornavirus internal ribosome entry site from the porcine teschovirus-1 talfan
11. Chloramphenicol resistance transposon TnSs1 of Streptococcus suis
12. Genetic diversity of srtA genes among Streptococcus suis strains
13. Inorganic pyrophosphatase in the roundworm Ascaris, and its role in the development and molting process of the larval stage parasites
14. Porcine TLR2 and TLR6: identification and their involvement in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection
15. In vivo transcription of bovine leukemia virus and bovine immunodeficiency- like virus
16. The first evidence in Japan of Sathuperi virus, a Simbu serogroup virus of the genus Orthobunyavirus
17. Suppressive effects of zearalenone and its derivatives on bovine neutrophil chemiluminescence
18. The fate of maize intrinsic and recombinant genes in calves fed genetically modified maize Bt11
19. Effect of tissue deterioration on postmortem BSE diagnosis by immunobiochemical detection of an abnormal isoform of prion protein
20. Two different scrapie prions isolated in Japanese sheep flocks
21. Pathogens concerned with pneumonia in retarded growth in pigs in Japan
22. A stochastic-modeling evaluation of a foot-and-mouth-disease survey