2020

Gondaira S, Nishi K, Iwano H, Fujiki J, Watanabe R, Eguchi A, Hirano Y, Higuchi H, Nagahata H. (2020) Transcriptome analysis of Mycoplasma bovis stimulated bovine peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 5;232:110166. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2020.110166 (Online ahead of print)

Nishi K, Gondaira S, Fujiki J, Katagata M, Sawada C, Eguchi A, Iwasaki T, Iwano H, Higuchi H. (2020) Invasion of Mycoplasma bovis into bovine synovial cells utilizing the clathrin-dependent endocytosis pathway. Vet Microbiol 2020 Dec 108956 doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2020.108956

Sajiki Y, Konnai S, Goto S, Okagawa T, Ohira K, Shimakura H, Maekawa N, Gondaira S, Higuchi H, Tajima M, Hirano Y, Kohara J, Murata S, Ohashi K. (2020) The Suppression of Th1 Response by Inducing TGF-β1 From Regulatory T Cells in Bovine Mycoplasmosis. Front Vet Sci. 7:609443. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.609443.

Nagahata H, Moriyama A, Sawada C, Asai Y, Kokubu C, Gondaira S, Higuchi H. (2020) Innate immune response of mammary gland induced by intramammary infusion of Bifidobacterium breve in lactating dairy cows. J Vet Med Sci. doi: 10.1292/jvms.20-0273 (Online ahead of print).

Fujiki J, Furusawa T, Munby M, Kawaguchi C, Matsuda Y, Shiokura Y, Nakamura K, Nakamura T, Sasaki M, Usui M, Iwasaki T, Gondaira S, Higuchi H, Sawa H, Tamura Y, Iwano H. (2020) Susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa veterinary isolates to Pbunavirus PB1-like phages. Microbiol Immunol. 64(11):778-782. doi: 10.1111/1348-0421.12846.

Nagahata H, Mukai T, Natsume Y, Okuda M, Ando T, Hisaeda K, Gondaira S, Higuchi H. (2020) Effects of intramammary infusion of Bifidobacterium breve on mastitis pathogens and somatic cell response in quarters from dairy cows with chronic subclinical mastitis. Anim Sci J. 91(1):e13406. doi: 10.1111/asj.13406.

Nishi K, Gondaira S, Okamoto M, Watanabe R, Hirano Y, Fujiki J, Iwano H, Higuchi H. (2020) Mycoplasma bovis induces matrix metalloproteinase-3 expression in bovine synovial cells via up-regulation of interleukin-1β expression in mononuclear cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 227:110057. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2020.110057.

Goto S, Konnai S, Hirano Y, Kohara J, Okagawa T, Maekawa N, Sajiki Y, Watari K, Minato E, Kobayashi A, Gondaira S, Higuchi H, Koiwa M, Tajima M, Taguchi E, Uemura R, Yamada S, Kaneko MK, Kato Y, Yamamoto K, Toda M, Suzuki Y, Murata S, Ohashi K. (2020) Upregulation of PD-L1 Expression by Prostaglandin E2 and the Enhancement of IFN-γ by Anti-PD-L1 Antibody Combined With a COX-2 Inhibitor in Mycoplasma bovis Infection. Front Vet Sci. 7:12. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00012.

Fukumori R, Oba M, Izumi K, Otsuka M, Suzuki K, Gondaira S, Higuchi H, Oikawa S. (2020) Effects of butyrate supplementation on blood glucagon-like peptide-2 concentration and gastrointestinal functions of lactating dairy cows fed diets differing in starch content. J Dairy Sci. 103(4):3656-3667. doi: 10.3168/jds.2019-17677.

Gondaira S, Nishi K, Tanaka T, Yamamoto T, Nebu T, Watanabe R, Konnai S, Hayashi T, Kiku Y, Okamoto M, Matsuda K, Koiwa M, Iwano H, Nagahata H, Higuchi H. (2020) Immunosuppression in Cows following Intramammary Infusion of Mycoplasma bovis. Infect Immun. 20;88(3):e00521-19. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00521-19.

Isoda N, Baba K, Ito S, Ito M, Sakoda Y, Makita K. (2020) Dynamics of classical swine fever spread in wild boar in 2018–2019, Japan. Pathogens 9, 119; doi:10.3390/pathogens9020119

Miyama T, Byaruhanga J, Okamura I, Nagahata H, Murata R, Mwebembezi W, Muramatsu Y, Makita K. (2020) Prevalence of sub-clinical mastitis and its association with milking practices in an intensive dairy production region of Uganda. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 82(4), 488-493. https://doi.org/10.1292/jvms.19-0588

Koide K, Murata R, Khoa AX, Ly NK, Tam PT, Tra VTT, Nhiem DV, Kubota S, Kono H, Makita K. (2020) Influence of mastitis and repeat breeding incidence on participation in the animal insurance program for dairy farmers in Ba Vi, Hanoi, Vietnam. Vietnam Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2(4), 461-468.

Miyama T, Byaruhanga J, Okamura I, Uchida L, Muramatsu Y, Mwebembezi W, Vudriko P, Makita K. (2020) Effect of chemical tick control practices in tick infestation and Theileria parva infection in an intensive dairy production region of Uganda. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 11, 101438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2020.101438

Miyama T, Byaruhanga J, Okamura I, Nakatsuji H, Nakao T, Oikawa S, Mwebembezi W, Makita K. (2020) Current dairy herd management practices and their influence on milk yield and subclinical ketosis in an intensive dairy production region of Uganda. Journal of Veterinary Epidemiology 24(1), 1-10.

Fujimoto Y, Ito H, Higuchi H, Ohno H, Makita K. (2020) A case-control study of herd- and cow-level risk factors associated with an outbreak of Mycoplasma mastitis in Nemuro, Japan. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 177, 104946. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2020.104946

Makita K, Fujimoto Y, Sugahara N, Miyama T, Usui M, Asai T, Kawanishi M, Ozawa M, Tamura Y. (2020) Quantitative release assessment of mcr-mediated colistin-resistant Escherichia coli from Japanese pigs. Food Safety 8(2), 13-33.

Makita K, Steenbergen E, Haruta L, Hossain S, Nakahara Y, Tamura Y, Watanabe T, Kadowaki H, Asakura S. (2020) Quantitative understanding of the decision-making process for farm biosecurity among Japanese livestock farmers using the KAP-Capacity framework. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7:614. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.00614

Hori A, Seo W, Miyoshi K, Makita K, Hanazono K, Nakade T. (2020) Evaluation of basilar artery and cerebrospinal fluid dynamics using phase-contrast MRI: Comparison between mannitol and isotonic saline solution. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound 1-8, DOI: 10.1111/vru.12898.

Asakura S, Makingi G, John K, Kazwala R, Makita K. (2019) Seroprevalence and risk factors for human brucellosis in agro-pastoral areas in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 21(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v21i1.7 (published on July 24, 2020)

Gutema FD, Agga GE, Makita K, Smith RL, Mourits M, Tufa TB, Leta S, Beyene TJ, Asefa Z, Urge B, Ameni G. (2020) Evaluation of the control options of bovine tuberculosis in Ethiopia using a multi-criteria decision analysis. Front. Vet. Sci. 7: 586056. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.586056

Sabeta C, Mohale D, Phahladira B, Ngoepe E, van Schalkwyk A, Mogano K, Chirima G, Suzuki T, Makita K. (2020) Complete coding sequences of 23 South African domestic and wildlife rabies viruses. Microbiol. Resour. Announc. 9:e00621-20.

Khurchabilig A, Sato A, Ashibe S, Hara A, Fukumori R, Nagao Y. (2020). Expression levels of FSHR, IGF1R, CYP11al and HSD3β in cumulus cells can predict in vitro developmental competence of bovine oocytes. Zygote, 1-7.

Fukumori R, Elsayed HK, Oba M, Tachibana Y, Nakada K, Oikawa S. (2020). Serum paraoxonase-1 activity in tail and mammary veins of ketotic dairy cows. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research 84(1) 79-81.

Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Okubo, T., Tagaki, C., Sukpanyatham, N., Tamura, Y., (2020). Cepharosporin (bla) and colistin (mcr) resistance genes in Esherichia coli isolated from broilers and pigs in Thailand. The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 51, 251-261.

Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Okubo, T., Tagaki, C., Sukpanyatham, N., Tamura, Y., (2020). Roles of flies in bacterial transmission, maintenance, and contamination as vectors and reservoirs. Journal of Food: Microbiology, Safety & Hygiene. 5, 1-4.

Umeda, K., Hase, A., Fukuda, A., Matsuo, M., Horimoto, T., Ogasawara, J., (2020). Prevalence and mechanisms of fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli among sheltered companion animals. Access Microbiology. 2, acmi000077.

Umeda, K., Nakamura, H., Fukuda, A., Yamaguchi, T., Matsumoto, Y., Motooka, D., Nakamura, S., Kawahara, R., (2020). Molecular characterization of blaKHM-1 encoding plasmid in an Enterobacter hormaechei subsp. hoffmannii isolate from blood culture. 15, e0227605.

Yoshizawa, N., Usui, M., Fukuda, A., Asai, T., Higuchi, H., Okamoto, E., Seki, S., Takada H., Tamura, Y. (2020) Manure compost is a potential source of tetracycline-resistant E. coli and tetracycline resistance genes in Japanese farms. Antibiotics. 9, 76.

Wakabayashi, Y., Sekizuka, T., Yamaguchi, T., Fukuda, A., Suzuki, M., Kawahara, R., Taguchi, M., Kuroda, M., Semba, K., Shinomiya, H., Kawatsu, K. (2020) Isolation and plasmid characterisation of Salmonella enterica serovar Albany harbouring mcr-5 from retail chicken products in Japan. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2020. 367, fnaa127.

Asai T, Usui M, Sugiyama M, Izumi K, Ikeda T, Andoh M. (2020) Antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolates obtained from wild animals between 2013 and 2017 in Japan. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 82, 345-349. 2020.

Usui M, Maruko A, Harada M, Kawabata F, Sudo T, Noto S, Sato T, Shinagawa M, Takahashi S, Tamura Y. (2020) Prevalence and characterization of Clostridioides difficile isolates from retail food products (vegetables and meats) in Japan. Anaerobe. 61; 102131. 2020.

Thongratsaku S, Usui M, Higuchi H, Takahashi T, Sato T, Poolkhet C, Tamura Y. (2020) Prevalence and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus isolated in raw milk from cows in Hokkaido, Japan. Trop. Anim. Health Prod. 52. 1631-1637. 2020.

Usui M. (2020) One Health approach to Clostridioides difficile in Japan. J. Infect. Chemother. 7, 643-650. 2020

Sabara R, Usui M*, Tamura Y, Abd-Elghany S, Sallam K, Elgazzar M. (2020) Prevalence of colistin-resistant Escherichia coli harbouring mcr-1 in raw beef and ready-to-eat beef products in Egypt. Food Control. 119. 107436. 2020.

Yossapol M, Suzuki K, Odoi J, Sugiyama M, Usui M, Asai T. (2020) Persistence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase plasmids among Enterobacteriaceae in commercial broiler farms. Microb. Immunol. 64. 712-718. 2020.

Ruiz-Gil T, Acuña JJ, Fujiyoshi S, Tanaka D, Noda J, Maruyama F, Jorquera MA. (2020) Airborne bacterial communities of outdoor environments and their associated influencing factors. Environ Int. 145:106156. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.106156.
Kitano N, Isobe N, Noda J, and Takahasi T. (2020) Concentration patterns of antibacterial factors and immunoglobulin A antibody in foremilk fractions of healthy cows, Animal science journal 91(1)e13372. doi/org/10.1111/asj.13372

2019

Uchida L, Byaruhanga J, Okamura I, Miyama T, Muramatsu Y, Vudriko P, Makita K. (2019) FTA-sodium hydroxide-based polymerase chain reaction (PCR): an efficient and cheaper option for Theileria parva detection in dairy cattle in Mbarara, Uganda. JVMS. 82(2) doi.org/10.1292/jvms. 19-0521.

Yamada A, Makita K, Kadowaki H, Ito N, Sugiyama M, Kwan NCL, Sugiura K. (2019) A comparative review of prevention of rabies incursion between Japan and other rabies-free countries or regions. Jpn. J. Infect. Dis. 72, 203-10.

Itami T, Hanazono K, Oyama N, Sano T, Makita K, Yamashita K. (2019) Cardiovascular effects of intravenous colforsin in normal and acute respiratory acidosis canine models: A dose-response study. PLoS ONE 14(7), e0213414.

Sirma AJ, Makita K, Randolph DG, Senerwa D, Lindahl JF. (2019) Aflatoxin exposure from milk in rural Kenya and the contribution to the risk of liver cancer. Toxins 11, 469. doi.org/10.3390/toxins11080469

Azam, A.H., Kadoi, K., Miyanaga, K., Usui, M., Tamura, Y., Cui, L., Tanji, Y. (2019) Analysis host-recognition mechanism of staphylococcal kayvirus ɸSA039 reveals a novel strategy that protects Staphylococcus aureus against infection by Staphylococcus pseudintermedius Siphoviridae phages. Applied microbiology and biotechnology. 103, 6809-6823.

Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Masui, C., Tamura, Y. (2019a) Quantitative Analysis of Houseflies-mediated Food Contamination with Bacteria. Food Safety 7, 11-14.

Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Okamura, M., Dong-Liang, H., Tamura, Y. (2019b) Role of Flies in the Maintenance of Antimicrobial Resistance in Farm Environments. Microbial drug resistance 25, 127-132.

Kudo, H., Usui, M., Nagafuji, W., Oka, K., Takahashi, M., Yamaguchi, H., Tamura, Y. (2019) Inhibition effect of flavophospholipol on conjugative transfer of the extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and vanA genes. The Journal of antibiotics 72, 79-85.

Okubo, T., Ae, R., Noda, J., Iizuka, Y., Usui, M., Tamura, Y. (2019) Detection of the sul2–strA–strB gene cluster in an ice core from Dome Fuji Station, East Antarctica. Journal of global antimicrobial resistance 17, 72-78.

Usui, M., Kajino, A., Kon, M., Fukuda, A., Sato, T., Shirakawa, T., Kawanishi, M., Harada, K., Nakajima, C., Suzuki, Y., Tamura, Y. (2019a) Prevalence of 16S rRNA methylases in Gram-negative bacteria derived from companion animals and livestock in Japan. The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science 81, 874-878.

Usui, M., Ozeki, K., Komatsu, T., Fukuda, A., Tamura, Y. (2019b) Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase–Producing Bacteria on Fresh Vegetables in Japan. Journal of Food Protection 82, 1663-1666.

Usui, M., Yokoo, H., Tamura, Y., Nakajima, C., Suzuki, Y., Ghigo, J.M., Beloin, C. (2019c) Zinc Acetate Potentiates the Action of Tosufloxacin against Escherichia coli Biofilm Persisters. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 63.

Usui, M., Maruko, A., Harada, M., Kawabata, F., Sudo, T., Noto, S., Sato, T., Shinagawa, M., Takahashi, S., Tamura, T. (2019d) Prevalence and characterization of Clostridioides difficiel isolates from retail food products (vegetables and meats) in Japan. Anaerobe. in press.

Oikawa, S., Elsayed, H. K., Shibata, C., Chisato, K. and Nakada, K. (2019) Peripartum metabolic profiles in a Holstein dairy herd with alarm level prevalence of subclinical ketosis detected in early lactation. Can. J. Vet. Res. 83: 50-56.

Senoh T, Shin Oikawa*, Ken Nakada, Takayoshi Tagami, and Tomohito Iwasaki. (2019) Increased serum malondialdehyde concentration in cows with subclinical ketosis. J. Vet. Med. Sci.

Fukumori, R., Elsayed, H. K., Oba, M., Tachibana, Y., Nakada, K. and *Oikawa, S. (2019) Serum paraoxonase-1 activity in tail and mammary veins of ketotic dairy cows. Can J. Vet. Res. In press

Fukumori, R., Oba, M., Izumi, K., Otsuka M., Suzuki, K., Gondaira, S., Higuchi, H., Oikawa, S. (2019) Effects of butyrate supplementation on blood glucagon like-peptide-2 concentration and gastrointestinal functions of lactating dairy cows fed diets differing in starch content. Journal of Dairy Science (in press).

Izumi, K., Fukumori, R., Oikawa, S. and Oba, M. (2019) Effect of butyrate supplementation on the productivity of lactating dairy cows fed diets fiffering in starch content. J. Dairy Sci. 102: 11051-11056.

Masuda, Y., Fukumori, R., Yanai, R., Takeuchi, A., Borjigin, S., Sugino, T., Nagao, Y. 2019. Effects of supplementation with calcium salts of medium-chain fatty acids on the plasma metabolic hormone concentrations in weaning beef calves. Animal Behavior and Management 55(2) 82-93.

Sarentonglaga B., Sugiyama T., Fukumori R., Nagao Y. 2019. Effects of a tunnel ventilation system within the tie-stall barn environment upon the productivity of dairy cattle during the winter season. Asian-Australasian Jounal of Animal Science 32(5) 748-756.

Goto, A., Takahara, K., Sugiura, T., Oikawa, S., Katamoto. H. and Nakada, K. (2019) Association of postpartum diseases occurring within 60 days after calving with productivity and reproductive performance in dairy cows in Fukuoka: A cow-level, retrospective cohort study. J. Vet. Ned. Sci. 81: 1055-1062.

Kawai, K., Nishio, Y., Kai, K., Noda, J., Munkhjargal, E., Shinoda, M., Sugimoto, N., Shimizu, A., Davaanyam, E., and Batdorj, E. (2019) Ceilometer Observation of a Dust Event in the Gobi Desert on 29–30 April 2015: Sudden Arrival of a Developed Dust Storm and Trapping of Dust Within an Inversion Layer, SOLA, vol 15. 52-56. doi.org/10.2151/sola.2019-011.

Kameda, K., Suzuki, K., Kuroyanagi, K., Takase, M., Matsuda, K., and Noda, J., (2019) Comparison of green turtle Chelonia mydas sex ratios at two time-points over 20 years at a foraging ground in Yaeyama Islands, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan, Endangered Species Research, 38, 127-134. doi.org/10.3354/ESR00944.

Tsedendamba, P., Dulam, J., Baba, K., Hagiwara, K., Noda, J., Kawai, K., Sumiya, G., McCarthy, C., Kai, K., and Hoshino., B. (2019) Northeast Asian Dust Transport: A Case Study of a Dust Storm Event from 28 March to 2 April 2012, Atmosphere, 10(2):69. doi.org/10.3390/atmos10020069.

Noda, J., Tomizawa, S., Hoshino, B., Munkhjargal, E., Kawai, K., and Kai, K. (2019) Atmospheric dust as a possible survival factor for bioaerosols, E3S Web of Conferences, 99, 04007. doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20199904007.

Kai, K., Minamoto, Y., Nakamura, K., Wang, M., Kawai, K., Ohara, K., Noda, J., Maki, T., Davaanyam, E., and Sugimoto, N. (2019) Large-scale dust event in East Asia, as revealed by the Himawari-8 DUST RGB, lidar network observations, and field survey, E3S Web of Conferences, 99, 01004. doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20199901004.

Fukuda, T., Otsuka, M., Nishi, K., Nishi, Y.,Tsukano, K., Noda, J., Higuchi, H., and Suzuki, K. (2019) Evaluation of probiotic therapy for calf diarrhea with serum diamine oxidase activity as an indicator, Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research 67(4): 305-311. doi.org/10.14943/jjvr.67.4.305.

Maki, T., Bin, C., Kai, K., Kawai, Kei., Fujita, K., Ohara, K., Kobayashi, F., Davaanyan, E., Noda, J., Minamoto, Y., Shi, G., Hasegawa, H., and Iwasaka, Y. (2019) Vertical distributions of airborne microorganisms over Asian dust source region of Taklimakan and Gobi Desert, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 214, 116848. doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.116848.

Noda, J., Bergström, B., Kong, X., Gustafsson, T.L., Kovacevik, B., Svane, M., and Pettersson, J.B.C. (2019) Aerosol from Biomass Combustion in Northern Europe: Influence of Meteorological Conditions and Air Mass History, Atmosphere, 10, 789.doi/org/10.3390/atmos10120789.

Muramatsu Y, Haraya N, Horie K, Uchida L, Kooriyama T, Suzuki A, Horiuchi M. (2019) Bergeyella zoohelcum isolated from oral cavities of therapy dogs. Zoon Publ Hlth. 28;66 (8):936-942. Epub 2019 Aug 28.

Muramatsu Y, Tsukaya Y, Ikeda T, Uchida L, Osa Y, Endoh D. (2019) PCR primer design method for differentiating among Salmonella serogroups based on an algorithm targeting gene-flanking regions. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Publ Hlth 50(5) 848-859.

Thongratsakul S, Usui M, Higuchi H, Takahashi T, Sato T, Poolkhet C, Tamura Y. (2019) Prevalence and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus isolated in raw milk from cows in Hokkaido, Japan. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2019 Dec 16. doi: 10.1007/s11250-019-02169-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Gondaira S, Nishi K, Tanaka T, Yamamoto T, Nebu T, Watanabe R, Konnai S, Hayashi T, Kiku Y, Okamoto M, Matsuda K, Koiwa M, Iwano H, Nagahata H, Higuchi H. (2019) Immunosuppression in cows following intramammary infusion of Mycoplasma bovis. Infect Immun. 2019 Dec 16. pii: IAI.00521-19. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00521-19. [Epub ahead of print]

Ohtsuka H, Nakazono M, Kondoh T, Higuchi H, Tajima M, Koiwa M. (2019) Cytokine levels of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in the clinical cases of Holstein calves infected with Mycoplasma bovis. J Vet Med Sci. 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.1292/jvms.19-0161. [Epub ahead of print]

Nishi K, Gondaira S, Okamoto M, Nebu T, Koiwa M, Ohtsuka H, Murai K, Matsuda K, Fujiki J, Iwano H, Nagahata H, Higuchi H. (2019) Effect of Mycoplasma bovis on expression of inflammatory cytokines and matrix metalloproteinases mRNA in bovine synovial cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2019 Oct;216:109920. doi: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2019.109920. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

Murai K, Higuchi H. (2019) Prevalence and risk factors of Mycoplasma bovis infection in dairy farms in northern Japan. Res Vet Sci. 2019 Apr;123:29-31. doi: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2018.12.006. Epub 2018 Dec 15.

2018

Sato A., Sarentonglaga B., Ogata K., Yamaguchi M., Hara A., Atchalalt K., Sugane N., Fukumori R., Nagao Y. (2018) Effects of insulin-like growth factor-1 on the in vitro maturation of canine oocytes. Journal of Reproduction and Development 64:83-88.

Hara A., Abe T., Hirao A., Sanbe K., Ayakawa H., Sarantonglaga B., Yamaguchi M., Sato A., Khurchabilig A., Ogata K., Fukumori R., Sugita S., Nagao Y. (2018) Histochemical properties of bovine and ovine mammary glands during fetal development. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 80:263-271.

Fukumori R., Masuda Y., Takeuchi A., Yanai R., Atchalalt K., Sarentonglaga B., Ogata K., Yamaguchi M., Hara A., Satoh A., Sugino T., Nagao Y. (2018. Duodenal infusion of fatty acids differentially affects plasma glucagon-like peptide-1 and ghrelin concentrations in sheep. Journal of Animal Science 96:1889-189

Yamaguchi M., Fukumori R., Sarentonglaga B., Ogata K., Hara A., Sato A., Maeda I., Azuma N., Nagao Y. (2018) Effects of pasture intake on immunoglobulin concentrations in the milk of dairy cows. Milk Science 67(3) (in press)

Masuda Y., Fukumori R., Yanai R., Takeuchi A., Sarentonglaga B., Sugino T., Nagao Y., Effects of supplementation with calcium salts of medium-chain fatty acids on the plasma metabolic hormone concentrations in weaning beef calves. Animal Behaviour and Management (in press).

Dang-Xuan S, Nguyen-Viet H, Pham-Duc P, Unger F, Tran-Thi N, Grace D, Makita K. (2019) Risk factors associated with Salmonella spp. prevalence along smallholder pig value chains in Vietnam. International Journal of Food Microbiology 290, 105-115.

Yamada A, Makita K, Kadowaki H, Ito N, Sugiyama M, Kwan N, Sugiura K. (2018) A comparative review of prevention of rabies incursion between Japan and other rabies-free countries or regions. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases (e-published ahead of print)

Dang-Xuan S, Nguyen-Viet H, Pham-Duc P, Grace D, Unger F, Nguyen-Hai N, Nguyen Tien T, Makita K. (2018) Simulating cross-contamination of cooked pork with Salmonella enterica from raw pork through home kitchen preparation in Vietnam. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15, 2324.

Nakada S, Kohara J, Makita K. (2018) Estimation of circulating bovine leukemia virus levels using conventional blood cell counts. Journal of Dairy Science 101(12), 11229-36.

Sirma A, Lindahl JF, Makita K, Senerwa D, Mtimet N, Kang'ethe EK, Grace D. (2018) The impacts of aflatoxin standards on health and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Kenya. Global Food Security 18: 57-61.

Kothalawala KACHA, Makita K, Kothalawala H, Jiffry AM, Kubota S, Kono H. (2018) Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) related to brucellosis and factors affecting knowledge sharing on animal diseases: a cross-sectional survey in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Tropical Animal Health and Production 50(5): 983-989.

Poolkhet C, Makita K, Thongratsakul S, Leetehapongsathon K. (2018) Exponential random graph models to evaluate the movement of backyard chickens after the avian influenza crisis in 2004–2005, Thailand. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 158: 71-77.

Asakura S, Makingi G, Kazwala R, Makita K. (2018) Herd-level risk factors associated with Brucella sero-positivity in cattle, and perception and behaviours on the disease control among agro-pastoralists in Tanzania. Acta Tropica 187: 99-107.

Asakura S, Makingi G, Kazwala R, Makita K. (2018) Brucellosis risk in urban and agro-pastoral areas in Tanzania. EcoHealth 15, 41-51.

Kadowaki H, Duc PP, Sato K, Phuong PTM, Hagiwara K, Makita K. (2018) Socio-economic factors associated with voluntary rabies control measures in Vietnam. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 157: 105-114.

Kadowaki H, Hampson K, Tojinbara K, Yamada A, and Makita K. (2018) The risk of rabies spread in Japan: a mathematical modelling assessment. Epidemiology and Infection 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0950268818001267

Toyomaki H, Sekiguchi S, Sasaki Y, Sueyoshi M, Makita K. (2018) Factors associated with farm-level infection of porcine epidemic diarrhea during the early phase of the epidemic in Japan in 2013 and 2014. Prevntive Veterinary Medicine 150, 77-85.

Makita K, Kang’ethe E, Zewde G, Kurwijila L, Matusse H, McCrindle C, Tano-Debrah K, Bonfoh B, Roesel K, and Grace D. (2018) Safe food, fair food project: research centers and universities working for food safety in informally marketed livestock products in sub Saharan Africa. Book of abstracts. RUFORUM working document series 14(4).

Noda, J., Izumi, K., and Tamura, Y., 2018. Investigation of chromated copper arsenate-treated waste wood used for bedding material in the Hokkaido area. Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, 66(1): 57-62.
Minamoto, Y., Nakamura, K., Wang, M., Kawai, K., Ohara, K., Noda, J., Davaanyam, E., Sugimoto, N., and Kai, K. (2018) Large-Scale Dust Event in East Asia in May 2017:Dust Emission and Transport from Multiple Source Regions. SOLA, 14: 33-38.

Teraoka, H., Miyagi, H., Haraguchi, Y., Takase, K., Kitazawa, T., and Noda, J. (2018) Contamination Status of Seven Elements in Hooded Cranes Wintering in South-West Kyushu, Japan: Comparison with Red-Crowned Cranes in Hokkaido, Japan. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 75(4):557-565.

Okubo, T., Ae, R., Noda, J., Iizuka, Y., Usui, M., Tamura, Y. (2018) Detection of the sul2-strA-strB gene cluster in an ice core from Dome Fuji Station, East Antarctica. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. S2213-7165(18)30221-2.

Shimamori, T., Tsukano, K., Sera, K., Noda, J., and Suzuki, K. (2018) Sequential changes in serum zinc concentrations in calves with experimentally induced endotoxin shock measured by the particle-induced X-ray emission method. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, in press.

Takamatsu, Y., Uchida. L., Raekiansyah. M., Luz. M.A., Morita. K., Hayasaka. D. (2018) A Simple Mechanism Based on Amino Acid Substitutions is not a Critical Determinant of High Mortality of Japanese Encephalitis Virus Infection in Mice. Viruses 10(2). pii: E62.

Uchida, L., Hayasaka. D., Ngwe. Tun. M.M., Morita. K., Muramatsu. Y., Hagiwara. K. (2018) Survey of tick-borne zoonotic viruses in wild deer in Hokkaido, Japan. J Vet Med Sci 80(6):985-988.

Yu, F., Adungo. F., Konongoi. S.L., Inoue. S., Sang. R., Ashur. S., Kwallah. A.O., Uchida. L., Buerano. C.C., Mwau. M., Zha. Y., Nie. Y., Morita. K. (2018) Comparison of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay systems using rift valley fever virus nucleocapsid protein and inactivated virus as antigens. Virol J 15(1):178.

Fujiki, J., Nakamura, T., Furusawa, T., Ohno, H., Takahashi, H., Kitana, J., Usui, M., Higuchi, H., Tanji, Y., Tamura, Y., Iwano, H. (2018) Characterization of the Lytic Capability of a LysK-Like Endolysin, Lys-phiSA012, Derived from a Polyvalent Staphylococcus aureus Bacteriophage. Pharmaceuticals (Basel, Switzerland) 11.

Fukuda, A., Sato, T., Shinagawa, M., Takahashi, S., Asai, T., Yokota, S.I., Usui, M*., Tamura, Y. (2018) High prevalence of mcr-1, mcr-3 and mcr-5 in Escherichia coli derived from diseased pigs in Japan. International journal of antimicrobial agents 51: 163-164.

Iwano, H., Inoue, Y., Takasago, T., Kobayashi, H., Furusawa, T., Taniguchi, K., Fujiki, J., Yokota, H., Usui, M., Tanji, Y., Hagiwara, K., Higuchi, H., Tamura, Y. (2018) Bacteriophage PhiSA012 Has a Broad Host Range against Staphylococcus aureus and Effective Lytic Capacity in a Mouse Mastitis Model. Biology 7.

Sato, T., Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Shinagawa, M., Shiraishi, T., Tamura, Y., Takahashi, S., Yokota, S.I. (2018) Isolation of a mcr-1-harbouring Escherichia coli isolate from a human clinical setting in Sapporo, Japan. Journal of global antimicrobial resistance 13: 20-21.

Sato, T., Harada, K., Usui, M., Tsuyuki, Y., Shiraishi, T., Tamura, Y., Yokota, S.I. (2018) Tigecycline Susceptibility of Klebsiella pneumoniae Complex and Escherichia coli Isolates from Companion Animals: The Prevalence of Tigecycline-Nonsusceptible K. pneumoniae Complex, Including Internationally Expanding Human Pathogenic Lineages. Microbial drug resistance 24: 860-867.

Sato, T., Shiraishi, T., Hiyama, Y., Honda, H., Shinagawa, M., Usui, M., Kuronuma, K., Masumori, N., Takahashi, S., Tamura, Y., Yokota, S.I. (2018) Contribution of Novel Amino Acid Alterations in PmrA or PmrB to Colistin Resistance in mcr-Negative Escherichia coli Clinical Isolates, Including Major Multidrug-Resistant Lineages O25b:H4-ST131-H30Rx and Non-x. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 62.

Sato, T., Usui, M., Maetani, S., Tamura, Y. (2018) Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among veterinary staff in small animal hospitals in Sapporo, Japan, between 2008 and 2016: A follow up study. Journal of infection and chemotherapy : official journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy 24: 588-591

2017

Fukuda, A., Sato, T., Shinagawa, M., Takahashi, S., Asai, T., Yokota, S., Usui, M.*, Tamura, Y. (2017) High prevalence of mcr-1, mcr-3, and mcr-5 in Escherichia coli derived from diseased pigs in Japan. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents. In press

Sato, T., Harada, K., Usui, M., Tsuyuki, Y., Shiraichi, T., Tamura, Y., Yokota, S. (2017) Tigecycline susceptibility of Klebsiella pneumoniae complex and Escherichia coli isolates from companion animals: the prevalence of tigecycline-nonsusceptible K. pneumoniae complex, including internationally expanding human pathogenic lineate. Micrbo. Drug. Res. In press

Sato, T., Usui, M., Kai, A., Konishi, N., Hanaki, H., Matsui, H., Tamura, Y. (2017) Closely related methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from retail meat, cows with mastitis, and humans in Japan. PLOS ONE. 12: e0187319.

Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Wakao, H., Boonla, C., Tamura, Y. (2017) Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is highly prevalent among houseflies (Musuca domestica). J. Med. Microbiol.
Harada, K., Shimizu, T., Mukai, Y., Kuwajima, K., Sato, T., Kajino, A., Usui, M., Tamura, Y., Kimura, Y., Miyamoto, T., Tsuyuki, Y., Ohki, A., Kataoka, Y. (2017) Phenotypic and molecular characterization of antimicrobial resistance in Enterobacter spp. isolates from companion animals in Japan. PLOS ONE. 12: e0174178.

Yukawa, S., Tsuyuki, Y., Sato, T., Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Tamura, Y. (2017) Antimicrobial resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from dogs and cats in primary veterinary hospitals in Japan. Jpn. J. Infect. Dis. 23: 165-172.
Usui, M., Kawakura, M., Yoshizawa, N., San, L.L., Nakajima, C., Suzuki, Y. and Tamura, Y. 2017 accepted. Survival and prevalence of Clostridium difficile in manure compost derived from pigs. Anaerobe.43: 15-20.

Ohishi, T., Aoki, K., Ishii, Y., Usui, M., Tamura, Y., Kawanishi, M., Onishi, K. and Tateda, K. (2017) Molecular epidemiological analysis of human- and chicken-derived isolates of Campylobacter jejuni in Japan using next-generation sequencing. J. Infect. Chemother. 23: 165-172.

Miyama, T., Watanabe, E., Ogata, Y., Urushiyama, Y., Kawahara, N., Makita, K. (2017) Herd-level risk factors associated with Leptospira Hardjo infection in dairy herds in the southern Tohoku, Japan. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 149, 15-20.

Makita, K., Bonfoh, B., Zinsstag, J. (2017) Hot topics in Ecohealth research: a joint Japanese-Swiss perspective. Ecohealth, doi.org/10.1007/s10393-017-1295-0.

Adachi, Y., Makita, K. (2017) Time series analysis based on two-part models for excessive zero count data to detect farm-level outbreaks of swine echinococcosis during meat inspections. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 148, 49-57.

Kothalawala, K.A.C., Makita, K., Kothalawala, H., Jiffrey, A.M., Kubota, S., Kono, H. (2017) Association of farmers' socio-economics with bovine brucellosis epidemiology in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 147, 117-123.

Sasaki, Y., Toyomaki, H., Sekiguchi, S., Sueyoshi, M., Makita, K., Otake, S., Perez, A., Alvarez, J. (2017) Spatial dynamics of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) spread in the southern Kyushu, Japan. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 144, 81-88.

Kurosawa, A., Tojinbara, K., Kadowaki, H., Hampson, K., Yamada, A., Makita, K. (2017) The rise and fall of rabies in Japan: a quantitative history of rabies epidemics in Osaka Prefecture, 1914-1933. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11(3), e0005435.

Makita, K., Mahundi, E., Toyomaki, H., Ishihara, K., Sanka, P., Kaaya, E.J., Grace, D., Kurwijila, L.R. (2017) Risk assessment of campylobacteriosis due to consumption of roast beef served in beer bars in Arusha, Tanzania. Journal of Veterinary Epidemiology, 21(1).

Kono, H., Kubota, S., Senbokuya, Y., Makita, K., Nishida, T., Tran, M.H. (2017) Animal insurance and farmer's behavior in Vietnam. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 16(2), 1-12.

Toyomaki, H., Sekiguchi, S., Sasaki, Y., Sueyoshi, M., Makita, K. (2018) Factors associated with farm-level infection of porcine epidemic diarrhea during the early phase of the epidemic in Japan in 2013 and 2014. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 150, 77-85.

Asakura, S., Makingi, G., Kazwala, R., Makita, K. (2017) Brucellosis risk in urban and agro-pastoral areas in Tanzania. Ecohealth. (in press).

Fukumoto, S, Yamada, S, Fushikida, M., Toyada, S., Nishikawa, T., Higuchi, H., Ueno, H, Ueda., H, Sugiyama, H. and Morishima Y. (2017) Natural larval Echinococcus multilocularis infection in a Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, captured indoors in Hokkaido, Japan. J. Vet. Med. Sci.

Gondaira, S., Higuchi, H., Iwano H., Nishi, K., Nebu, T., Nakajima, K, and Nagahata, H. (2017) Innate immune response of bovine mammary epithelial cells to Mycoplasma bovis. J Vet Sci.

Goto S, Konnai S, Okagawa T, Nishimori A, Maekawa N, Gondaira S, Higuchi H, Koiwa M, Tajima M, Kohara J, Ogasawara S, Kato Y, Suzuki Y, Murata S, Ohashi K. (2017) Increase of cells expressing PD-1 and PD-L1 and enhancement of IFN-γ production via PD-1/PD-L1 blockade in bovine mycoplasmosis. Immun. Inflamm. Dis. 5: 355-363.

Sato T, Higuchi H, Yokota SI, Tamura Y. (2017) Mycoplasma bovis isolates from dairy calves in Japan have reduced susceptibility to all approved macrolides, resulting from a point mutation (G748A) combined with multiple species-specific nucleotide alterations in 23S rRNA. Microbiol. Immunol. 61: 215-224.

Gondaira, S., Higuchi, H., Nishi, K., Iwano, H. and Nagahata, H. (2017) Mycoplasma bovis escapes bovine neutrophil extracellular traps. Vet. Microbiol. 199: 68–73.

Noda, J., Izumi, K., Mizuno, N., Tamura, Y. (2018) Investigation of Chromated Copper Arsenate-treated Waste Wood Used for Bedding Material in the Hokkaido Area. Japanese. Journal of Veterinary Research, in press.

Yuta Demura, Buho Hoshino, Kenji Baba, Christopher McCarthy, Yuki Sofue, Kenji Kai, Tsedendamba Purevsuren, Katsuro Hagiwara and Jun Noda. (2017) Determining the Frequency of Dry Lake Bed Formation in Semi-Arid Mongolia From Satellite Data. Land, 6(4) 1-9. 2017. doi:10.3390/land6040088.

Shimamori, T., Noda, J., Tsukano, K., Sera, K., Yokota, H., Koiwa, M., Suzuki, T., Suzuki, K. (2017) Particle-Induced X-ray Emission Analysis of Serum Trace and Major Elements in Cattle with Acute Coliform Mastitis. Japanese. Journal of Veterinary Research, 65(1), 29-37.

Katoh , H., Yasuoka, R., Oikawa, S. and Nakada, K. (2017) Efficacy of a drug containing betaine hydrochloride in early lactation cows with subclinical ketosis. Jpn. J. Large Anim. Clin., 8:7-14.

Oikawa, S., Saitoh-Okumura, H., Tanji, M. and Nakada, K. (2017) Relevance of serum concentrations of non-esterified fatty acids and very low-density lipoproteins in nulli/primiparous and multiparous cows in the close-up period. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 79:1656-1659.

Sato A., Sarentonglaga, B., Ogata, K., Yamaguchi, M., Hara, A., Atchalalt, K., Sugane, N., Fukumori R., Nagao Y. (2017) Effects of insulin-like growth factor and transforming growth factor on the in vitro maturation of canine oocytes. J. Reprod. Dev. in press

Hara, A., Abe, T., Hirao, A., Sanbe, K., Ayakawa, H., Sarantonglaga, B., Sato A., Atchalalt, K., Ogata, K., Fukumori R., Sugita, S., Nagao, Y. (2017) Histochemical properties of bovine and ovine mammary glands during fetal development. J. Vet. Med. Sci.
Sato, M., Masui, K., Sarentonglaga, B., Yamaguchi, M., Fukumori, R., Nagao, Y., Sago, H., Sumikura, H. (2017) Influence of maternal remifentanil concentration on fetal-to-maternal ratio in pregnant ewes. J. Anesth. 31, 517-522.

Takahashi, Y. (2017) The Research History of ‘Josiah’s Reform: The Discovery of Esarhaddon’s Succession Oath Documents in Tayinat. Religious Studies 91(1), 1-23.

Takahashi, Y. (2017) The Tradition of Ancient Israelite Scribes: Qhiastic Inverted Quotation. Religious Studies vol. 90 (Sup.), 227-228.

2016

Furusawa T, Iwano H, Hiyashimizu Y, Matsubara K, Higuchi H, Nagahata H, Niwa H, Katayama Y, Kinoshita Y, Hagiwara K, Iwasaki T, Tanji Y, Yokota H, Tamura Y. (2016) Phage Therapy Is Effective in a Mouse Model of Bacterial Equine Keratitis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 15;82(17):5332-9.

Furusawa T, Iwano H, Higuchi H, Usui M, Maruyama F, Nakagawa I, Yokota H, Tamura Y. (2016) Complete Genome Sequences of Broad-Host-Range Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bacteriophages ΦR18 and ΦS12-1. Genome Announc. 2016 May 5;4(3).

Furusawa T, Iwano H, Higuchi H, Yokota H, Usui M, Iwasaki T, Tamura Y. (2016) Bacteriophage can lyse antibiotic-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from canine diseases. J Vet Med Sci. 78(6):1035-8.

Usui, M., Kawakura, M., Yoshizawa, N., San, L.L., Nakajima, C., Suzuki, Y. and Tamura, Y. (2016) Survival and prevalence of Clostridium difficile in manure compost derived from pigs. Anaerobe.

Ohishi, T., Aoki, K., Ishii, Y., Usui, M., Tamura, Y., Kawanishi, M., Onishi, K. and Tateda, K. (2016) Molecular epidemiological analysis of human- and chicken-derived isolates of Campylobacter jejuni in Japan using next-generation sequencing. J. Infect. Chemother.

Usui, M., Suzuki, K., Oka, K., Miyamoto, K., Takahashi, M., Inamatsu, T., Kamiya, S. and Tamura, Y. (2016) Distribution and characterization of Clostridium difficile isolated from dogs in Japan. Anaerobe. 37: 58-61.

Changkwanyeun, R., Yamaguchi, T., Kongsoi, S., Changkaew, K., Yokoyama, K., Kim, H., Suthienkul, O., Usui, M., Tamura, Y., Nakajima, C. and Suzuki, Y. (2016) Impact of mutations in DNA gyrase genes on quinolone resistance in Campylobacter jejuni. Drug Test. Anal. 8: 1071-1076.

Fukuda, A., Usui, M., Okubo, T. and Tamura, Y. (2016) Horizontal transfer of plasmid-mediated cephalosporin resistance genes in the intestine of houseflies (Musca domestica). Microb. Drug Resist. 22: 336-341.

Harada, K., Shimizu, T., Mukai, Y., Kuwajima, K., Sato, T., Usui, M., Tamura, Y., Kimura, Y., Miyamoto, T., Tsuyuki, Y., Ohki, A. and Kataoka, Y. (2016) Phenotypic and molecular characterization of antimicrobial resistance in Klebsiella spp. isolates from companion animals in Japan: clonal dissemination of multidrug-resistant extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae. Front. Microbiol. 7: 1021.

Sato, T., Fukuda, A., Suzuki, Y., Shiraishi, T., Honda, H., Shinagawa, M., Yamamoto, S., Ogasawara, N., Usui, M., Takahashi, H., Takahashi, S., Tamura, Y. and Yokota, S.I. (2016) Pathogenic lineage of mcr-negative colistin-resistant Escherichia coli, Japan, 2008-2015. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 22: 2223-2225.

Usui, M., Tagaki, C., Fukuda, A., Okubo, T., Boonla, C., Suzuki, S., Seki, K., Takada, H. and Tamura, Y. (2016) Use of Aeromonas spp. as general indicators of antimicrobial susceptibility among bacteria in aquatic environments in Thailand. Front. Microbiol. 7: 710.

Nhi DM, Huy NT, Ohyama K, Kimura D, Lan NT, Uchida L, Thuong NV, Nhon CT, Phuc le H, Mai NT, Mizukami S, Bao LQ, Doan NN, Binh NV, Quang LC, Karbwang J, Yui K, Morita K, Huong VT, Hirayama K. (2016) A Proteomic Approach Identifies Candidate Early Biomarkers to Predict Severe Dengue in Children. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 10(2).

Uchida L, Urata S, Ulanday GE, Takamatsu Y, Yasuda J, Morita K, Hayasaka D. (2016) Suppressive Effects of the Site 1 Protease (S1P) Inhibitor, PF-429242, on Dengue Virus Propagation. Viruses. 8(2).

Shimada S, Aoki K, Nabeshima T, Fuxun Y, Kurosaki Y, Shiogama K, Onouchi T, Sakaguchi M, Fuchigami T, Ono H, Nishi K, Posadas-Herrera G, Uchida L, Takamatsu Y, Yasuda J, Tsutsumi Y, Fujita H, Morita K, Hayasaka D. (2016) Tofla virus: A newly identified Nairovirus of the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever group isolated from ticks in Japan. Sci Rep. 6:20213.

Kadowaki H, Kayano T, Tobinaga T, Tsutsumi A, Watari M, Makita K. (2016) Analysis of factors associated with hesitation to restart farming after depopulation of animals due to 2010 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in Japan. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 78(8): 1251-9.

Yokozawa T, Dang-Xuan S, Lapar L, Makita K. (2016) Transition of Salmonella prevalence in pork value chain from pig slaughterhouses to markets in Hung Yen, Vietnam. Journal of Veterinary Epidemiology 20(1): 51-8.

Ando T, Takino T, Makita K, Tajima M, Koiwa M, Hagiwara K. (2016) Sero-epidemiological analysis of vertical transmission relative risk of Borna disease virus infection in dairy herds. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science.

Sirma AJ, Senerwa DM, Grace D, Makita K, Mtimet N, Kang’ethe EK, Lindahl, JF. (2016) Aflatoxin B1 occurrence in millet, sorghum and maize from four agro-ecological zones in Kenya. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND) 16(3): 10991-11003.

Kirino Y, Makita K, Grace D, Lindahl J. (2016) Hazard identification for assessment of the risk to human health associated with aflatoxin M1 in dairy value chain in Nairobi, Kenya. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND) 16(3): 11022-38.

Dang-Xuan S, Nguyen-Viet H, Unger F, Pham-Duc P, Grace D, Tran-Thi N, Barot M, Pham-Thi N, Makita K. (2016) Quantitative risk assessment of human salmonellosis in the smallholder pig value chains in urban of Vietnam. International Journal of Public Health . doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0921-x.

Arafat Khalphallah, Shin Oikawa, Masato Motokawa, Ken Nakada, Ahmad Amer, Tharwat AbdelAll. (2016) Serum lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase activity evaluated as a possible indicator in dairy heifers with suspected bovine respiratory syncytial virus infection. Jpn. J. Anim. Hyg. 42:11-18.

Demura, Y., Hoshino, B., Sofue, Y., Kai, K., Purevsuren, T., Baba, K., Noda, J. (2016) Estimates of ground surface characteristics for outbreaks of the Asian Dust Storms in the sources region, ProScience Vol 3, 21-30.

2015

Makita K., Tsuji A., Iki Y., Kurosawa A., Kadowaki H., Tsutsumi A., Nogami T., Watari M. (2015) Mental and physical distress of field veterinarians during and soon after control of the 2010 foot and mouth disease outbreak in Miyazaki, Japan. OIE Review 34(3), in press.

Makita K., Goto M., Ozawa M., Kawanishi M., Koike R., Asai T., Tamura Y. (2015) Multivariable analysis of the association between antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli isolated from apparently healthy pigs in Japan. Microbial Drug Resistance

Noda J., Hakamada R., Suzuki K., Miura T., Sera K. (2015) Environmental Contamination by Arsenic and Lead in some rural villages in India. International Journal of PIXE

Usui M., Suzuki K., Oka K., Miyamoto K., Takahashi M., Inamatsu T., Kamiya S., Tamura Y. (2015) Distribution and characterization of Clostridium difficile isolated from dogs in Japan. Anaerobe

Sato T., Usui M., Motoya T., Sugiyama T., Tamura Y. (2015) Characterisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST97 and ST5 isolated from pigs in Japan. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance 3: 283-285

Hayasaka D., Shimada S., Aoki K., Takamatsu Y., Uchida L., Horio M., Fuxun Y., Morita K. (2015) Epidemiological Survey of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus in Ticks in Nagasaki, Japan. Trop Med Health 43(3):159-64

Usui M., Shirakawa T., Fukuda A., Tamura Y. (2015) The role of flies in disseminating plasmids with antimicrobial resistance genes between farms. Microbial Drug Resistance 21: 562-569.

Oikawa S. (2015) Recent Research Trend on Subclinical Ketosis in Dairy Cattle. Journal of the Japanese Veterinary Medical Association 68: 33-42

Takahashi Y. (2015) Reconsidering Lachish: Toward an Understanding of Josiah’s Reform. Journal of Religious Studies LXXXVIII Supplement 262-263

Hibi J., Kurosawa A., Watanabe T., Kadowaki H., Watari M., Makita K. (2015) Post-traumatic stress disorder in participants of foot-and-mouth disease epidemic control in Miyazaki, Japan, in 2010. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 77 (8): 953-9.

Adachi Y., Makita K. (2015) Method of time series analysis of meat inspection data using seasonal autoregressive integrated moving average model. Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association 68 (3): 189-197

Gondaira S., Higuchi H., Iwano H., Nakajima K., Kawai K., Hashiguchi S., Konnai S., Nagahata H. (2015) Cytokine mRNA profiling and the proliferative response of bovine peripheral blood mononuclear cells to Mycoplasma bovis. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 165 (1-2):45-53

Changkwanyeun R., Usui M., Kongsoi S., Yokoyama K., Kim H., Suthienkul O., Changkaew K., Nakajima C., Tamura Y., Suzuki Y. (2015) Characterization of Campylobacter jejuni DNA gyrase as target of quinolones. Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy 21: 604-609

Takamatsu Y., Uchida L., Morita K. (2015) Delayed interferon response differentiates replication of West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitis virus in human neuroblastoma and glioblastoma cells. The Journal of general virology 96(8):2194-9

Adachi Y., Makita K. (2015) Real time detection of farm-level swine mycobacteriosis outbreak using time series modelling of the number of condemned intestines in abattoirs. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 1;77(9):1129-36

2014

Usui M., Ozawa S., Onozato H., Kuge R., Obata Y., Uemae T., Ngoc PT., Heriyanto A., Chalemchaikit T., Makita K., Muramatsu Y., Tamura Y. (2014) Antimicrobial susceptibility of indicator bacteria isolated from chickens in Southeast Asian countries (Vietnam, Indonesia, and Thailand). Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 76 (5): 685-692

Zhang H., Kono H., Makita K., Kubota S. (2014) An integrated epidemiological-economic analysis of HP-PRRS control strategies in Vietnam. Japanese Journal of Rural Economics 16 (57): 57-64

Oguttu J., McCrindle C., Makita K., Grace D. (2014) Investigation of the food value chain of ready-to-eat chicken and the associated risk for staphylococcal food poisoning in Tshwane Metropole, South Africa. Food Control 45: 87-94

Makita K., Inoshita K., Kayano T., Uenoyama K., Hagiwara K., Asakawa M., Ogawa K., Kawamura S., Noda J., Sera K., Sasaki H., Nakatani N., Higuchi H., Ishikawa N., Iwano H., Tamura Y. (2014) Temporal Changes in Environmental Health Risks and Socio-Psychological Status in Areas Affected by the 2011 Tsunami in Ishinomaki, Japan. Environment and Pollution 3 (1): 1-12

Yobouet BA., Kouame-Sina SM., Dadie A., Makita K., Grace D. (2014) Contamination of raw milk with Bacillus cereus from farm to retail in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and possible health implications. Dairy Science and Technology 94: 51-60

Sato T., Yokota SI., Okubo T., Usui M., Fujii N., Tamura Y. (2014) Phylogenetic association of fluoroquinolone- and cephalosporin-resistance of D-O1-ST648 Escherichia coli carrying blaCMY-2 from fecal samples of dogs in Japan. Journal of Medical Microbioloby 63: 263-270

Okubo T., Sato T., Yokota SI., Usui M., Tamura Y. (2014) Comparison of broad-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli isolated from dogs and humans in Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy 20: 243-249

Usui M., Sakemi Y., Uchida I., Tamura Y. (2014) Effects of fluoroquinolone treatment and group housing of pigs on the selection and spread of fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter. Veterinary Microbiology 170: 937-945

Sato T., Yokota SI., Ichihashi R., Miyauchi T., Okubo T., Usui M., Fujii N., Tamura Y. (2014) Isolation of Escherichia coli strains with AcrAB-TolC efflux pump-associated intermediate interpretation or resistance to fluoroquinolone, chloramphenicol, and aminopenicillin from dogs admitted to a university veterinary hospital. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 76: 937-945

Sato T., Okubo T., Usui M., Yokota SI., Izumiyama S., Tamura Y. (2014) Association of Veterinary Third-Generation Cephalosporin Use with the Risk of Emergence of Extended-Spectrum-Cephalosporin Resistance in Escherichia coli from Dairy Cattle in Japan. PLOS ONE 9 (4): e96101

Harada K., Usui M., Asai T. (2014) Application of enrofloxacin and orbifloxacin disks approved in Japan for susceptibility testing of representative veterinary respiratory pathogens. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 76: 1427-1430

Hiki M., Usui M., Akiyama T., Kawanishi M., Tsuyuki M., Imamura S., Sekiguchi H., Kojima A., Asai T. (2014) Phylogenetic Grouping, Epidemiological Typing, Analysis of Virulence Genes, and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Escherichia coli Isolated from Healthy Broilers in Japan. Irish Veterinary Journal 67: 14

Usui M., Uchida I., Tamura Y. (2014) Selection of macrolide-resistant Campylobacter in pigs treated with macrolides. Veterinary Record 175: 430

Usui M., Nanbu Y., Oka K., Takahashi M., Inamatsu T., Asai T., Kamiya S., Tamura Y. (2014) Genetic relatedness between Japanese and European isolates of Clostridium difficile originating from piglets and their risk associated with human health. Frontiers in Microbiology 5: 513

Okubo T., Tosaka Y., Sato T., Usui M., Nakajima C., Suzuki Y., Imura S., Tamura Y. (2014) Bacterial diversity in sea ice from Southern ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk. Journal of Applied Environmental Microbiology 2: 266-272

Miki K., Hiratsuka F., Suzuki H., Tsuchiya M., Oikawa S., Nakada K., Tamura Y. (2014) Basic investigation on availability of portable endotoxin test system for the inspection of quarter and bulk milk from cows. The Japanese Journal of Animal hygiene 40: 7-12

Hata E., Suzuki K., Hanyu H., Itoh M., Higuchi H., Kobayashi H. (2014) Molecular Epidemiology of cases of Mycoplasma californicum infection in Japan. Applied Environmental Microbiology 80: 7717-7724

Kawai K., Higuchi H., Iwano H., Iwakuma A., Onda K., Sato R., Hayashi T., Nagahata H., Oshida T. (2014) Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of Mycoplasma Isolated from Bovine Mastitis in Japan. Animal Science Journal 86: 96-99

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