National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2007

01. Evaluation of Indirect Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Diagnosis of Bovine Brucellosis
02. Rapid identification of weakly beta-hemolytic Brachyspira species isolated from pigs
03. Characterization of H5N2 influenza A viruses isolated in Ibaraki Prefecture in 2005
04. Identification of an avian emerging disease, Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. gallolyticus infection, in Japan
05. Granulomatous nephritis and meningoencephalomyelitis caused by Halicephalobus gingivalis in three geldings
06. Development of a system for early diagnosis of foot diseases in cows using acceleration sensors
07. Brainstem auditory-evoked potentials in cattle
08. Experimental induction of AA amyloidosis by bovine amyloid fibrils in Sore Hock rabbits
09. Therapeutic effect of intramammary administration of liposome-wrapped rbGM-CSF on subclinical mastitis of dairy cows
10. A tick defensin of the ixodid Heamaphysalis longicornis with babesiacidal effects
11. H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viral replication in feathers of Japanese domestic ducks and geese
12. Differentiation of foot-and-mouth disease virus-infected pigs from vaccinated pigs using a western blotting assay based on baculovirus-expressed nonstructural proteins 2C and 3D
13. Development of PCR-ELOSA assay for detection and serotyping of vesicular stomatitis viruses
14. Prion detection in urine and blood in scrapie-infected hamsters
15. Staphylococcus aureus isolates from bulk milk show different genetic backgrounds from human isolates
16. Complete genomic characterization of two novel bovine papillomaviruses, BPV-9 and BPV-10
17. Isolation of a Megatrypanum trypanosome from a sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) in Japan
18. Genetic characterization of Akabane virus field isolates indicates their diversity and genomic reassortment in nature
19. Molecular epidemiology of the teratogenic Aino virus in Japan
20. Development of a rapid screening technique for the detection of macrolide-resistant strains of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine
21. IL-18 expression in pigs following infection with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
22. Transmission of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses to chickens and field cases of crow infections
23. Applicability of current bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) diagnostic procedures for chronic wasting disease (CWD)
24. Changes in antimicrobial susceptibility in a population of Salmonella enterica serovar Dublin isolated from cattle in Japan
25. Development of screening methods for dioxins in feed materials