National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2004

01. Discrimination of Natural Infection and Vaccination of Foot-and-Mouth Disease by Expressed Non-structural Protein
02. Development of highly specific and rapid detection ELISA for neutralizing antibody to foot-and-mouth disease virus, O/JPN/2000
03. Pig ascariasis vaccine by mucosal route
04. Outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Japan
05. A development of diagnostic methods and surveillance of Caprine arthritis-encephalitis (CAE) in Japan
06. Characterization of the 1,297 Strains of Erysipelothrix Isolated from Pigs Affected with Erysipelas during the Last 17 Years by Serotype and Genotype
07. Serological cross-reactions between Ibaraki and bluetongue viruses that occurred when the agar gel immunodiffusion test was used disappeared when BT-competitive ELISA was used
08. Macrolides and lincomycin susceptibility of Mycoplasma hyorhinis and variable mutation of domains II and V in 23S ribosomal RNA
09. Mechanism of foreign gene acquisition into the genome of Streptococcus suis
10. A nucleotide sequence analysis of a streptomycin-sulfonamide resistance plasmid, pMS260, from Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
11. Molecular cloning of swine interleukin-12 receptor beta 2 and identification of its unique promoter sequence in the proximal upstream
12. Molecular cloning of porcine and bovine interleukin-21 and production of their biologically active recombinant proteins
13. In vitro production of porcine embryos using a single medium
14. Evaluation of Cry1Ab toxin on the bovine and porcine intestinal epithelial cells
15. Evidence of an antigenic shift among Palyam serogroup orbiviruses
16. The emergence of the Shamonda virus, an arthropod-borne virus, in Japan
17. Fluorescence labeling and viability test for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis by carboxyfluorescein diacetate succinimidyl ester and carboxyfluorescein diacetate
18. Molecular typing of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from mastitis on the basis of coagulase gene polymorphisms
19. Differentiation between bovine and ovine strains of Histophilus somni based on the sequences of 16S rDNA and rpoB gene
20. Heinz body formation in the red blood cells of anemic cattle experimentally infected with Theileria orientalis
21. Evaluation of bovine serum apolipoprotein E concentration by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and characterization of the properties of apolipoprotein E-containing particles
22. The N-terminal cleavage site of PrPSc from BSE differs from that of PrPSc from scrapie
23. Histopathological criteria for the diagnosis of equine intestinal spirochetosis
24. The genetically modified insect-resistant maize Bt11 does not affect the performance of mice over 5 generations