S Maruyama

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Affiliation: Nihon University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Bartonella henselae, Toxoplasma gondii, FIV and FeLV infections in domestic cats in Japan
    Soichi Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510 Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 47:147-53. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Genomic diversity of Bartonella henselae isolates from domestic cats from Japan, the USA and France by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
    S Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, 252 8510, Kanagawa, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 79:337-49. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella species and 16s rRNA gene types of Bartonella henselae from domestic cats in Thailand
    S Maruyama
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:783-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint First isolation of Bartonella henselae type I from a cat-scratch disease patient in Japan and its molecular analysis
    Soichi Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Kanagawa, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 48:103-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Immune responses of immunocompetent and immunocompromised mice experimentally infected with Bartonella henselae
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 65:479-84. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella infection in cats and dogs in a metropolitan area, Thailand
    K Inoue
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Japan
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1568-73. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Serological investigation of Bartonella henselae infections in clinically cat-scratch disease-suspected patients, patients with cardiovascular diseases, and healthy veterinary students in Japan
    Eisaku Kikuchi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 46:313-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic tests: Cat-scratch disease]
    Soichi Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University
    Nihon Rinsho 63:237-40. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Distribution of Arcobacter species among livestock in Japan
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, 252 8510, Kanagawa, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 93:153-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Genomic variations among Bartonella henselae isolates derived from naturally infected cats
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 89:211-21. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Bartonella henselae, Toxoplasma gondii, FIV and FeLV infections in domestic cats in Japan
    Soichi Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510 Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 47:147-53. 2003
    ..0%) and indoor cats (4.6%). On the other hand, no significant difference in seropositivities was observed in FeLV and T. gondii infections concerning to both genders and raising status...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genomic diversity of Bartonella henselae isolates from domestic cats from Japan, the USA and France by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
    S Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, 252 8510, Kanagawa, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 79:337-49. 2001
    ..One French cat and one American cat were co-infected with B. henselae and B. clarridgeiae. B. henselae type I and type II were mainly grouped in two different clusters by PFGE using SmaI endonuclease in the dendrogram...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella species and 16s rRNA gene types of Bartonella henselae from domestic cats in Thailand
    S Maruyama
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:783-7. 2001
    ..0% (6 of 67) of the B. henselae-positive cats. To our knowledge, this is the first report on the presence of Bartonella infection in domestic cats from Thailand, which constitute a large reservoir of Bartonella infection in this country...
  4. ncbi request reprint First isolation of Bartonella henselae type I from a cat-scratch disease patient in Japan and its molecular analysis
    Soichi Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Kanagawa, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 48:103-9. 2004
    ..We found two different genomic profiles. These results suggest that the patient had been either co-infected or re-infected with two genetically different strains of B. henselae...
  5. ncbi request reprint Immune responses of immunocompetent and immunocompromised mice experimentally infected with Bartonella henselae
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 65:479-84. 2003
    ..Furthermore the antigens were detected from the culture-supernatants of B. henselae, indicating that these antigens were secreted from the organisms...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of Bartonella infection in cats and dogs in a metropolitan area, Thailand
    K Inoue
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Japan
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1568-73. 2009
    ..These results indicated that B. henselae, especially type I, was prevalent in stray cats that constituted a large Bartonella reservoir in Bangkok. B. clarridgeiae was isolated for the first time in Asia from one of 350 dogs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Serological investigation of Bartonella henselae infections in clinically cat-scratch disease-suspected patients, patients with cardiovascular diseases, and healthy veterinary students in Japan
    Eisaku Kikuchi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 46:313-6. 2002
    ..henselae antibody had had some contacts with cats. In CSD-suspected patients, the B. henselae positive rate in females was significantly higher than in males, and high seropositive rates to B. henselae were found in younger age groups...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic tests: Cat-scratch disease]
    Soichi Maruyama
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University
    Nihon Rinsho 63:237-40. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Distribution of Arcobacter species among livestock in Japan
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, 252 8510, Kanagawa, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 93:153-8. 2003
    ..Of the samples from vaginal swabs, 8.1 and 13.3% were positive for Arcobacter in cattle and swine, respectively. This is the first report demonstrating the distribution of Arcobacter species among livestock in Japan...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genomic variations among Bartonella henselae isolates derived from naturally infected cats
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 89:211-21. 2002
    ..The emergence of genetically distinct organisms at various peaks of bacteremia may contribute to the establishment of persistent infection in the naturally infected cats...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Arcobacter species in retail meats and antimicrobial susceptibility of the isolates in Japan
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Int J Food Microbiol 90:303-8. 2004
    ..1%, 67.2%, 53.5% and 24.6%, respectively. All Arcobacter strains examined were susceptible to ampicillin, tetracycline, streptomycin and kanamycin...
  12. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Th1 activation by Bartonella henselae stimulation in BALB/c mice: Inhibitory activities of interleukin-10 for the production of interferon-gamma in spleen cells
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Vet Microbiol 119:290-6. 2007
    ..henselae. These results indicate that B. henselae predominantly stimulated Th1 cells and resulted in secreting IFN-gamma, however the production was partially inhibited by IL-10, which was produced simultaneously...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cloning and expression of Bartonella henselae sucB gene encoding an immunogenic dihydrolipoamide succinyltransferase homologous protein
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 47:571-6. 2003
    ..henselae-immunized mice. Therefore the rSucB may be a candidate antigen for a specific serological diagnosis of B. henselae infection...
  14. pmc Prevalence and genetic diversity of Bartonella species isolated from wild rodents in Japan
    Kai Inoue
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5086-92. 2008
    ..Furthermore, dual infections with two different genetic groups of bartonellae were found in A. speciosus and R. rattus. These findings suggest that the rodent in Japan might serve as a reservoir of zoonotic Bartonella infection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predominant T helper 2 immune responses against Bartonella henselae in naturally infected cats
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 50:171-8. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the specific antibody may play a role in eliminating the bacteria from cats partially but not completely, because relapsing bacteremia was found in these two cats...
  16. doi request reprint Experimental infection of cats with Bartonella henselae resulted in rapid clearance associated with T helper 1 immune responses
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Microbes Infect 11:716-20. 2009
    ..These results indicate that the activation of cell-mediated immune responses, including IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha production, play an important role in elimination of B. henselae from bacteremic cats...
  17. ncbi request reprint One-step polymerase chain reaction-based typing of Arcobacter species
    Hidenori Kabeya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Int J Food Microbiol 81:163-8. 2003
    ..Primers designed in this study were also evaluated on 10 of Japanese field isolates, and all species were identified. This simple one-step PCR assay was found to be a powerful tool for the survey of Arcobacter infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Avian tuberculosis which occurred in an imported pigeon and pathogenicity of the isolates
    Y Morita
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Nihon University, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 56:585-7. 1994
    ..Inoculated organisms were recovered from the liver, spleen, kidneys, lungs and pancreas of each inoculated chicken...
  19. pmc Exotic small mammals as potential reservoirs of zoonotic Bartonella spp
    Kai Inoue
    Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:526-32. 2009
    ..that cause human endocarditis and neuroretinitis and 6 novel Bartonella spp. at a high prevalence (26.0%, 142/546). We conclude that exotic small mammals potentially serve as reservoirs of several zoonotic Bartonella spp...
  20. doi request reprint Bartonella japonica sp. nov. and Bartonella silvatica sp. nov., isolated from Apodemus mice
    Kai Inoue
    Laboratory of Veterinary Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, 1866 Kameino, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252 8510, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:759-63. 2010
    ..nov. are proposed for these novel species. The type strains of Bartonella japonica sp. nov. and Bartonella silvatica sp. nov. are Fuji 18-1(T) (=JCM 15567(T)=CIP 109861(T)) and Fuji 23-1(T) (=JCM 15566(T)=CIP 109862(T)), respectively...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ectoparasites of the Pallas squirrel, Callosciurus erythraeus, introduced to Japan
    Y Shinozaki
    College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Med Vet Entomol 18:61-3. 2004
    ..anisus, of louse-borne typhus by N. callosciuri and of tularaemia and especially Japanese spotted fever (Rickettsia japonica) by H. flava...
  22. ncbi request reprint The first record of sucking louse, Neohaematopinus callosciuri, infesting pallas squirrels in Japan
    Yasuo Shinozaki
    College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 66:333-5. 2004
    ..As N. callosciuri has never been reported on wild animals in Japan, this species probably was introduced into Japan along with their host, Pallas squirrels...
  23. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiologic studies on Babesia equi and Babesia caballi infections in horses in Jilin province of China
    Yingtian Xu
    College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 65:1015-7. 2003
    ..In addition, 14 (12%) samples were sero-positive for both B. equi and B. caballi infections. These results indicate that equine piroplasmosis is widespread and therefore a cause for serious concern in northeast China...
  24. doi request reprint Evolutional and geographical relationships of Bartonella grahamii isolates from wild rodents by multi-locus sequencing analysis
    Kai Inoue
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    Microb Ecol 57:534-41. 2009
    ..The phylogenetic analysis and host specificity of B. grahamii raise the possibility that B. grahamii strains originating in the North American continent were distributed to European countries by adapting to various rodent hosts...
  25. ncbi request reprint Detection of Hepatozoon canis in stray dogs and cats in Bangkok, Thailand
    Sathaporn Jittapalapong
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1081:479-88. 2006
    ..canis is indigenous to Thailand. The unexpectedly high prevalence of Hepatozoon among stray cats indicates that their role in the epizootiology of hepatozoonosis should be investigated...
  26. ncbi request reprint Atypical mycobacteriosis in pigs in Japan
    Yukio Morita
    Vet Rec 153:220. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Serological survey of Ehrlichia and Anaplasma infection of feral raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
    Hisashi Inokuma
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada, Obihiro, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 145:186-9. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Prevalence and genetic properties of Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium definitive phage type 104 isolated from Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus house rats in Yokohama City, Japan
    Eiji Yokoyama
    Division of Bacteriology, Chiba Prefectural Institute of Public Health, 666 2 Nitona, Chuo, Chiba City, Chiba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:2624-30. 2007
    ..These results indicated that DT104 strains were prevalent in house rat colonies in each building and suggest that house rats may play an important role in the epidemiology of DT104...
  29. ncbi request reprint Serotypes, antimicrobial susceptibility, and gyr A gene mutation of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from humans and chickens in Thailand
    Sumalee Boonmar
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    Microbiol Immunol 51:531-7. 2007
    ..All quinolone-resistant strains contained a mutation in the gyrA gene (T(86)-->I(86)), suggesting that the strains were already widespread in Thailand...
  30. pmc Bartonella tamiae sp. nov., a newly recognized pathogen isolated from three human patients from Thailand
    Michael Kosoy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, 3150 Rampart Road, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:772-5. 2008
    ....
  31. pmc Adhesive surface proteins of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae bind to polystyrene, fibronectin, and type I and IV collagens
    Yoshihiro Shimoji
    National Institute of Animal Health, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:2739-48. 2003
    ..These results suggest that RspA and RspB participate in initiation of biofilm formation through their binding abilities to abiotic and biotic surfaces...
  32. ncbi request reprint Detection of Bartonella henselae DNA using polymerase chain reaction assay in patient with cat scratch disease
    Hiroyuki Hara
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:67-8. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous infection in a cat caused by Mycobacterium avium complex serovar 6
    Yukio Morita
    Vet Rec 152:120. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint Detection of DNA closely related to 'Candidatus Rickettsia principis' in Haemaphysalis danieli recovered from cattle in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Area, China
    Bayin Chahan
    Veterinary College, Xingjiang Agricultural University, Urumqui, China
    Vet Parasitol 144:184-7. 2007
    ..Four positive samples were detected from Haemaphysalis danieli and high levels of similarity were found with recently detected 'Candidatus Rickettsia principis.'..
  35. ncbi request reprint Isolation and phylogenetic analysis of arcobacter spp. in ground chicken meat and environmental water in Japan and Thailand
    Yukio Morita
    Gunma Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, Maebashi, Gunma 371 0052, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 48:527-33. 2004
    ..In both countries, the results suggested that chicken and environmental water were highly contaminated with a genetically diverse population of Arcobacter...
  36. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic goats in Satun Province, Thailand
    Sathaporn Jittapalapong
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    Vet Parasitol 127:17-22. 2005
    ..6; 95% CI=0.92, 4.15, for >2 years, OR=2.70; 95% CI=1.26, 5.80). The high seroprevalence of T. gondii antibodies found in the present study suggested widespread exposure of goats in Satun Province to T. gondii...
  37. ncbi request reprint Serodiagnosis of Babesia gibsoni infection in dogs by an improved enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay with recombinant truncated P50
    Rodolfo A Verdida
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 66:1517-21. 2004
    ..8% (2/41) of tested samples were positive for dogs from Nanjing, China. These results suggest that the GST-P50t could be a reliable reagent for practical use in ELISA for the serodiagnosis of canine piroplasmosis caused by B. gibsoni...
  38. ncbi request reprint The marked increase of Listeria monocytogenes isolation from contents of swine cecum
    Eiji Yokoyama
    Division of Bacteriology, Chiba Prefectural Institute of Public Health, 666 2, Nitona, Chuo, Chiba City, Chiba 260 8715, Japan
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 28:259-68. 2005
    ..Furthermore, 67 out of the 74 isolates were identified as 1/2c by serotyping. The serovar 1/2c strains showed genetic diversity by random amplified polymorphic DNA...
  39. ncbi request reprint Serological evidence of infection of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia in domestic animals in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region area, China
    Bayin Chahan
    Veterinary College, Xingjiang Agricultural University, Urumqui, China
    Vet Parasitol 134:273-8. 2005
    ..Antibody titers up to 1:320 were recorded. These results indicate that ruminants kept in these areas may be infected with some species of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in captive felids in Thailand
    Khongsak Thiangtum
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Kamphaengsaen Campus, Nakorn Pathom, Thailand
    Vet Parasitol 136:351-5. 2006
    ..This study suggested a widespread exposure of captive felids to T. gondii in Thailand and this is the first report of serologic analysis for T. gondii in captive felids in Southeast Asia...
  41. ncbi request reprint Influence of bacteriocin-like substance, generation times, and genetic profiles of Listeria innocua on the isolation of Listeria monocytogenes
    Eiji Yokoyama
    Division of Bacteriology, Chiba Prefectural Institute of Public Health, 666 2, Nitona, Chuo, Chiba City, Chiba 260 8715, Japan
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 28:177-86. 2005
    ..innocua or the BLS-sensitive L. monocytogenes strains. Therefore inhibition by BLS-producing L. innocua of isolation of L. monocytogenes after enrichment culture is unlikely to be dependent upon a particular genetic profile...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cat-scratch disease in veterinary-associated populations and in its cat reservoir in Taiwan
    Chao Chin Chang
    Graduate Institute of Veterinary Public Health, School of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    Vet Res 37:565-77. 2006
    ..Our study further suggested that using only direct PCR of 16S-23S rRNA intergenic region or the combination of the PCR method and indirect immuno-fluorescence test will be useful to diagnose Bartonella-free cats...
  43. pmc Multispacer typing to study the genotypic distribution of Bartonella henselae populations
    Wenjun Li
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR 48, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2499-506. 2006
    ..Finally, we provide a free-access MST-Rick online software program (http://ifr48.timone.univ-mrs.fr/MST_BHenselae/mst) that investigators may use to compare their own MST sequences to our database...
  44. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in stray cats and dogs in the Bangkok metropolitan area, Thailand
    Sathaporn Jittapalapong
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Vet Parasitol 145:138-41. 2007
    ..gondii was widespread in the stray animals in the Bangkok metropolitan area; therefore, it is essential to control the number of stray cats and dogs in order to reduce the transmission of toxoplasmosis to animals and humans...
  45. pmc Bartonella spp. in pets and effect on human health
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:389-94. 2006
    ..We review current knowledge on the etiologic agents, clinical features, and epidemiologic characteristics of these emerging zoonoses...
  46. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity of the dnaJ gene in the Mycobacterium avium complex
    Yukio Morita
    Gunma Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 53:813-7. 2004
    ..Analysis of the dnaJ gene in MAC may be useful in epidemiological studies...
  47. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiological evidence for the possible presence of Babesia (Theileria) equi and Babesia caballi infections in donkeys in western Xinjiang, China
    Bayin Chahan
    Animal Husbandry and Veterinary College, Xinjiang Agricultural University, China
    J Vet Med Sci 68:753-5. 2006
    ..caballi infection, respectively. In addition, 2 (2.2%) samples were positive for both B. equi and B. caballi infections. These results indicate that equine babesiosis might be extensively prevalent in donkeys in western Xinjiang...