Hirokazu Hikono

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Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intraocular vaccination with an inactivated highly pathogenic avian influenza virus induces protective antibody responses in chickens
    Hirokazu Hikono
    National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0854, Japan
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 151:83-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Induction of a cross-reactive antibody response to influenza virus M2 antigen in pigs by using a Sendai virus vector
    Hirokazu Hikono
    National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 146:92-6. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Characterization of an H5N8 influenza A virus isolated from chickens during an outbreak of severe avian influenza in Japan in April 2014
    Katsushi Kanehira
    Influenza and Prion Disease Research Center, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0856, Japan
    Arch Virol 160:1629-43. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Reassortant swine influenza viruses isolated in Japan contain genes from pandemic A(H1N1) 2009
    Katsushi Kanehira
    Influenza and Prion Disease Research Center, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0856, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 58:327-41. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of avian paramyxovirus serotypes 2 to 10 as vaccine vectors in chickens previously immunized against Newcastle disease virus
    Ryota Tsunekuni
    Influenza and Prion Disease Research Center, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0854, Japan
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 160:184-91. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Genetics and infectivity of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses isolated from chickens and wild birds in Japan during 2010-11
    Yuko Uchida
    Viral Disease and Epidemiology Research Division, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    Virus Res 170:109-17. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Intraocular vaccination with an inactivated highly pathogenic avian influenza virus induces protective antibody responses in chickens
    Hirokazu Hikono
    National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0854, Japan
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 151:83-9. 2013
    ..Our results show that intraocular vaccination with an inactivated AI virus induces not only systemic but also mucosal antibody responses and confers protection against HPAI in chickens...
  2. doi request reprint Induction of a cross-reactive antibody response to influenza virus M2 antigen in pigs by using a Sendai virus vector
    Hirokazu Hikono
    National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 146:92-6. 2012
    ..Our results confirm those of other groups indicating that antibodies to M2e do not mediate protection to influenza viruses in pigs...
  3. doi request reprint Characterization of an H5N8 influenza A virus isolated from chickens during an outbreak of severe avian influenza in Japan in April 2014
    Katsushi Kanehira
    Influenza and Prion Disease Research Center, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0856, Japan
    Arch Virol 160:1629-43. 2015
    ..3.4.4. These results suggest that waterfowl may be able to spread the virus even if they possess antibodies resulting from a previous infection with H5 HPAIV that was antigenically distinguishable from viruses belonging to clade 2.3.4.4. ..
  4. doi request reprint Reassortant swine influenza viruses isolated in Japan contain genes from pandemic A(H1N1) 2009
    Katsushi Kanehira
    Influenza and Prion Disease Research Center, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0856, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 58:327-41. 2014
    ..These findings indicate that emergence and spread of these reassortant SIVs is a potential public health risk. ..
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of avian paramyxovirus serotypes 2 to 10 as vaccine vectors in chickens previously immunized against Newcastle disease virus
    Ryota Tsunekuni
    Influenza and Prion Disease Research Center, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 3 1 5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0854, Japan
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 160:184-91. 2014
    ..These results warrant further study to develop vaccine vectors based on APMV serotype 2, 6, or 10 for emergency vaccination of chickens against AI. ..
  6. doi request reprint Genetics and infectivity of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses isolated from chickens and wild birds in Japan during 2010-11
    Yuko Uchida
    Viral Disease and Epidemiology Research Division, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0856, Japan
    Virus Res 170:109-17. 2012
    ..It was considered that reduced virus excretion and transmission of MandarinD11 could have been due to adaptation of the virus in wild birds...