National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2014

01. Development of a genotyping method for predicting the serotypes of Streptococcus suis
02. Characteristics of Salmonella 4,[5],12:i:- as a monophasic variant of S. Typhimurium
03. Development of a portable suction trap equipped with ultraviolet light emitting diodes for efficient collection of haematophagous Culicoides biting midges
04. Development of a reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction assay to detect bovine ephemeral fever virus gene
05. Development of rapid detection and differentiation method of typical and atypical Melissococcus plutonius strains
06. Application of a SYBRR Green One-Step Real-time Reverse Transcription-PCR Assay to Detect Type 1 Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus
07. The first isolation of genotype C bovine parainfluenza virus type 3 in Japan
08. Surveillance of gastro-intestinal diseases in cows in the Yamagata Prefecture from 2002 to 2011
09. First isolation of border disease virus in Japan is from a pig farm with no ruminants
10. Relationship between Melissococcus plutonius isolates from different countries
11. Isolation and characterization of a new serovar K12:O3 of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
12. Isolation and characterization of new genetically atypical strains of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serovar 6
13. Mutagenesis in the major outer membrane protein gene of Histophilus somni by an allelic exchange method
14. Experimental infection of cattle and goats with a foot-and-mouth disease virus isolated from the 2010 epidemic in Japan
15. Dose-dependent responses of pigs infected with the foot-and-mouth disease virus O/JPN/2010 by intranasal and intraoral routes
16. Evaluation of monoclonal antibody-based sandwich direct ELISA (MSD-ELISA) for antigen detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus using clinical samples
17. Amino acid substitutions that affect the pathogenicity of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
18. Development of a vaccine against highly pathogenic avian influenza virus by attenuation using reverse genetics
19. Reassortant swine influenza viruses isolated in Japan contain genes from pandemic A(H1N1)2009
20. GT1-7 cells show susceptibility to specific mouse-passaged field scrapie isolates with a long incubation period
21. Ultrasensitive detection of PrPSc in the cerebrospinal fluid and blood of macaques infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy prions
22. Development of a new bolus-type rumen sensor and continuous monitoring of rumen motility in cattle
23. Knockout serum replacement improves the development of porcine blastocysts produced in vitro
24. Monoclonal antibody-based competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of antibodies against O:4 Salmonella in the sera of livestock and poultry
25. Lineage-specific distribution of IS-excision enhancer in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from swine
26. Localization of fumonisin, a fungal mycotoxin, and determination of its concentration in different areas of corn ear
27. Injuries among the staff engaged in foot-and-mouth disease eradication, 2010 epidemic in Japan.
28. Evaluation of the transmission risk of foot-and-mouth disease in Japan
29. Parameters contributing to improved reproductive performance on farrow-to-finish swine farms in Japan
30. Effects of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome on the productivity of swine farms in Japan
31. Complete genome sequencing of two Mycoplasma species causing bovine mastitis
32. Development of molecular epidemiological analysis methods for Mycoplasma californicum involved in bovine mastitis
33. Evidence of clonal dissemination and replacement by molecular typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis isolates from food-producing animals in Japan by multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis