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  • Geographic distribution of cattle anthrax in Western Zambia

    Simbotwe Manyando , Mulenga Evans , Furuta Yoshikazu , Munkombwe Muuka Geoffrey , Hang'ombe Bernard Mudenda , Higashi Hideaki

    … therefore, the seroprevalence of Bacillus anthracis protective antigen antibodies was determined in 1619 cattle. … The overall seropositive rate was 24.9% (403/1619) and it varied among sampling areas, suggesting that anthrax vaccination programs must be reinforced in Zambia. …

    Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research 67(2), 195-202, 2019-05

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  • A New Hepatitis Virus Test with Microliter-scale Fingertip Blood Collection in Japan

    Namba Shihoko , Ikeda Fusao , Takaguchi Koichi , Shimomura Yasuyuki , Yasunaka Tetsuya , Okada Hiroyuki

    … We investigated whether a small amount of blood collected by fingertip blood sampling would be adequate in a mass examination for hepatitis virus infection in Japan. … Among the participants, two had positive results for HBs antigen and two were positive for anti-HCV; … All subjects with undetectable serum levels of HBs antigen and anti-HCV had undetectable levels of both markers in fingertip blood, and the levels in serum and fingertip blood were significantly correlated (p<0.01). …

    Acta Medica Okayama 72(3), 283-287, 2018-06

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  • Roles of various antigen sampling mechanism on mucosal surface  [in Japanese]

    小林 伸英 , 長谷 耕二

    臨床免疫・アレルギー科 = Clinical immunology & allergology 69(5), 482-488, 2018-05

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  • Assessment of a Rapid Antigen Detection Kit for Diagnosis of <i>Mycoplasma pneumoniae</i> in Pediatric Community-Acquired Pneumonia  [in Japanese]

    GOTOH Kensei , OZAKI Takao , NISHIMURA Naoko , TAKAO Hiroki , FUKUDA Yuto , YOSHIKANE Ayami , KITO Shuta , HARUTA Kazunori , NOGUCHI Tomoyasu , TAKEMOTO Koji

    … RibotestMycoplasma (Ribotest™), a rapid antigen detection assay for ribosomal protein L7/L12 for the diagnosis of <i>Mycoplasma pneumoniae</i> … DNA detection using a loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay and antigen detection using Ribotest were performed for each sample. …



  • Defining the relative performance of isothermal assays that can be used for rapid and sensitive detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus

    Howson Emma L.A. , Kurosaki Yohei , Yasuda Jiro , Takahashi Masayoshi , Goto Hiroaki , Gray Ashley R. , Mioulet Valerie , King Donald P. , Fowler Veronica L.

    … Although the evaluation of assay performance is specific to the conditions tested in this study, the compatibility of RT-LAMP chemistry with multiple sample types, both in the presence and absence of nucleic acid extraction, provides advantages over alternative isothermal chemistries and alternative pen-side diagnostics such as antigen-detection lateral-flow devices. …

    Journal of Virological Methods 249, 102-110, 2017-11

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  • Inpatient specimen sampling by medical technologist  [in Japanese]

    KUSHIGETA Kumi , YAMAUCHI Jun , NEMOTO Hirohiko , TANAKA Harumi

    … <p>The Order for Enforcement of the Act on Medical Technologists, and other relevant laws and regulations were revised, and the revision of clinical specimen sampling has been in effect since April 1, 2015. …

    Japanese Journal of Medical Technology 66(4), 375-380, 2017

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  • Estrogen Accelerates Cell Proliferation through Estrogen Receptor α during Rat Liver Regeneration after Partial Hepatectomy

    Batmunkh Baatarsuren , Choijookhuu Narantsog , Srisowanna Naparee , Byambatsogt Uugantsetseg , Synn Oo Phyu , Noor Ali Mohmand , Yamaguchi Yuya , Hishikawa Yoshitaka

    … The proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) labeling index reached a maximum at 48 hr after PHx in males, and at 36 hr in females and E<sub>2</sub>-treated male rats. … However, ERα expression was found at all sampling time-points in female and E<sub>2</sub>-treated male rats. …


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  • <i>Theileria annulata</i> seroprevalence among different cattle breeds in Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh

    ALI Md. Wajed , TAKASHIMA Yasuhiro , ALAUDDIN Md. , AZAD Md. Thoufic Anam , HASAN Md. Ariful , APPIAH-KWARTENG Cornelia , TAKASU Masaki , BABA Minami , KITOH Katsuya , RAHMAN Moizur

    … surface protein (<i>Ta</i>SP) as the antigen. … A logistic regression analysis showed that the sampling location was significantly associated with seropositivity, whereas age, sex and breed were not. …

    Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 78(10), 1577-1582, 2016

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  • The mucosal immune system: From dentistry to vaccine development

    KIYONO Hiroshi , AZEGAMI Tatsuhiko

    … Intestinal Peyer's patches (PPs) are an inductive site containing antigen-sampling M cells and immunocompetent cells required to initiate antigen-specific immune responses. … At effector sites, PP-originated antigen-specific IgA B cells become plasma cells to produce polymeric IgA and form secretory IgA by binding to poly-Ig receptor expressed on epithelial cells for protective immunity. …

    Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B 91(8), 423-439, 2015


  • Selection of an Aptamer against Mouse GP2 by SELEX

    Hanazato Misaho , Nakato Gaku , Nishikawa Fumiko , Hase Koji , Nishikawa Satoshi , Ohno Hiroshi

    … Microfold (M) cells are intestinal epithelial cells specialized for sampling and transport of luminal antigens to gut-associated lymphoid tissue for initiation of both mucosal and systemic immune responses. … Glycoprotein 2 (GP2), an antigen uptake receptor for FimH<sup>+</sup> …

    Cell Structure and Function 39(1), 23-29, 2014

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  • Effect on Improvement of Nasal Obstruction with Benifuuki (O-methylated Catechin) Green Tea for Japanese Cedar Pollinosis  [in Japanese]


    … Japanese cedar pollen is the most common antigen responsible for allergic rhinitis in Japan. … The effect of the two types of tea was evaluated with immunological examinations, blood sampling, rhinomanometry and questionnaires concerning allergic symptoms before beginning this study and every month from January 2009 until April 2009 for four months up to the end of the Japanese cedar pollen season. …

    Practica oto-rhino-laryngologica. Suppl. (136), 155-161, 2013-08-01

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    岡田 学 , 田中 俊明 , 福多 史昌 [他] , 舛森 直哉 , 塚本 泰司 , 髙木 誠次 , 長谷川 匡

    … A digital rectal examination revealed a markedly enlarged prostate and his serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) was 9.0 ng/ml. … Although the first transrectal biopsy could not determine the final diagnosis due to insufficient sampling, the additional biopsy revealed prostatic stromal tumor of uncertain malignant potential. …

    泌尿器科紀要 = Acta urologica Japonica 59(2), 137-140, 2013-02

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  • Correlation between Angiogenesis and p53 Expression in Lung Adenocarcinoma of Young Patients


    … Lung adenocarcinomas, which were surgically resected from 20 patients younger than 40 years of age between 1977 and 1996, were compared with lung adenocarcinomas selected with random sampling from 45 patients older than 60 years of age. … The expression of p53, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), CD34, a marker for vascular endothelial cells, and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) were studied immunohistochemically in both young and elderly patient groups. …

    The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine 217(2), 101-107, 2009-02-01

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  • Development of effective protein delivery system to mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues (MALT) with M cell-targeting technology  [in Japanese]

    NOCHI Tomonori , KIYONO Hiroshi

    … M cells are known to be antigen-sampling cells located in the follicle-associated epithelium (FAE) of MALT and play an important role as gateway of mucosal epithelial barrier. … In this review, we shed light on the recent progress of protein antigen delivery system to MALT with M cell-targeting technology for the creation of new generation of mucosal vaccine. …

    Drug Delivery System 23(5), 529-533, 2008-09-30

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  • Inflammatory bowel disease, past, present and future : lessons from animal models


    J Gastroenterol. 43(1), 1-17, 2008-01-01

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  • Evaluation of Immunoglobulin G Antibody Titer Measurement in the Simplified Test for Multiple Bacterial Infection in Periodontal Disease Based on Self-Sampling of Fingertip Capillary Blood:-Focusing on Porphyromonas gingivalis Antigen-

    Maehata Eisuke , Hatakeyama Ikuo , Inoue Minoru , Kouka Kunio , Adachi Tetsuo , Kishikawa Naoya , Kuroda Naotaka , Sugimoto Shinya , Watanabe Hiromi , Koga Kazumasa , Ikoshi Naoko , Maehata Yojiro , Shimizu Katsuhisa , Lee Masaichi-Cong-il , Kudo Chieko , Takashiba Shogo , Shimomura Hiroji , Yamakado Minoru , Yano Masao , Shiba Teruo

    … The difference between the non-periodontal control subjects group and the periodontal disease group in the distribution of data on histograms using the Pg antigen was approximately 7-fold. … screening examinations using the sampling and test methods proposed by us would be an important means to improve services. …

    Official Journal of Japan Society of Ningen Dock 22(6), 35-41, 2008

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  • Impact of the Universal Hepatitis B Immunization Program in Mongolia : Achievements and Challenges

    DAVAALKHAM Dambadarjaa , OJIMA Toshiyuki , UEHARA Ritei , WATANABE Makoto , OKI Izumi , WIERSMA Steven , NYMADAWA Pagvajav , NAKAMURA Yosikazu

    … A nationwide school-based cross-sectional serosurvey was conducted in 2004, with stratified, multistage, random cluster sampling from all public elementary schools (n=593) in Mongolia. … of whom 1.2%, 2.9%, and 8.6% were HB surface antigen (HBsAg) carriers, respectively. …

    Journal of Epidemiology 17(3), 69-75, 2007-05-01

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  • Detection of Aromatic Nitro Compounds Using Preconcentrator and SPR Immunosensor

    ONODERA Takeshi , MIYAHARA Kazuhisa , IWAKURA Munehiro , HAYASHI Kenshi , MIURA Norio , MATSUMOTO Kiyoshi , TOKO Kiyoshi

    Sampling time at 1 l/min was 3 min. Total detection time was brought down to 5 min, which is relatively short for second scanning in landmine detection. …

    IEEJ Transactions on Sensors and Micromachines 126(11), 621-626, 2006-11-01

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  • Clinical Usefulness of Nasal Mucus Specimen for Rapid Influenza Antigen Test  [in Japanese]

    UMEDA Yoshio

    … During the 2004-2005 influenza season, a clinical study was conducted to evaluate the utility of nasal mucus collected by nose blowing as a specimen for the rapid influenza antigen test. … Then, both specimens were tested with a rapid influenza antigen detection kit (QuickVue rapid SP influ) and the results were compared. …

    Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica 99(9), 781-787, 2006-09-01

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  • Pathways for the Recognition of the Intestinal Microbiota

    REINECKER Hans-Christian

    … The specific role of most of these newly discovered DC subsets in antigen sampling and presentation is unknown and it remains therefore unclear whether they work synergistically, as alternatives or have distinct functions in the recognition of the intestinal microbiota. … We propose that the lamina propria and M cell-dependent antigen sampling systems are associated with specific DC subsets. …

    Bioscience and Microflora 25(2), 33-37, 2006-04-01

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