National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2012

01. Detection of equine infectious anaemia virus in native Japanese ponies
02. Identification of group I-III avian adenoviruses by PCR and application to viruses isolated from chickens with inclusion body hepatitis in Japan
03. Genetic diversity of non-structural proteins 2 and 5 in porcine rotavirus B
04. A new sensitive competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay using a monoclonal antibody against nonstructural protein 1 of West Nile Virus NY99
05. Detection of antibody responses against Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis stress-associated proteins within 30 weeks after infection in cattle
06. Characteristics of atypical Melissococcus plutonius strains isolated from diseased honeybee larvae in Japan
07. Identification of the pathogen-associated stage of Eimeria tenella and purification of schizont RNA from a single developmental stage
08. An artificial feeding technique for adult tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis
09. Comparative evaluation of three commercial ELISA kits for detection of antibodies to a nonstructural protein of foot-and-mouth disease virus
10. Pathogenicity and transmissibility in domestic fowl of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus isolated from wild Mandarin ducks
11. Induction of a cross-reactive antibody response to influenza virus M2 antigen in pigs by using a Sendai virus vector
12. Genetic reassortments between swine influenza virus and pandemic influenza virus in pigs
13. Prion in saliva of bovine spongiform encephalopathy-infected cattle
14. Comparison of the local structural stabilities of six mammalian prion proteins (PrPs) and their susceptibility to BSE prion infection
15. Ultrasensitive detection of ovine scrapie prion protein by interspecies in vitro amplification
16. Brilliant Blue G250 prevents abnormal prion accumulation in vitro and in vivo
17. Allele-specific primer polymerase chain reaction for a single nucleotide polymorphism (C1205T) of swine toll-like receptor 5 and comparison of the allelic frequency among several pig breeds in Japan and the Czech Republic
18. Establishment of a quantitative bovine CXCL8 sandwich ELISA with a newly developed monoclonal antibody
19. Immunostimulatory effects of recombinant Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae expressing porcine interleukin-18 in mice and pigs
20. The capsule of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is modified by phosphocholine: A critical modification for the virulence of this organism
21. Suppression of dioxin accumulation in eggs by activated carbon as a feed additive
22. Molecular characterisation of florfenicol-resistant Mannheimia haemolytica
23. Analysis of the excretion dynamics and genotypic characteristics of rotavirus A during the lives of farm-raised pigs
24. Serological prevalence of bovine leukemia virus in dairy and beef breeding cattle in Japan: The nationwide survey 2009-2011
25. PigINFO: A benchmarking system targeted at swine farms
26. CXCL8-induced mastitis during drying-off causes prolonged secretion of neutrophil elastase, inflammatory lactoferrin-derived peptides, and CXCL8 in dairy cows
27. Molecular typing of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium and serotype 4,5,12:i:- isolates from cattle by multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
28. Molecular-based identification of yeasts isolated from bovine clinical mastitis in Japan
29. Identification of the location of an antigenic site of bovine coronavirus with neutralisation-resistant mutants
30. At least 6 serotypes of bluetongue virus isolated in Japan
31. The characterisation of orthobunyaviruses newly emerged in Japan and the development of an RT-PCR assay for their detection
32. Tick control in pastures by a combination of acaricides and total grazing management