Atsuhiko Wada

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In this study, the clinical usefulness of silver amplification immunochromatography (SAI) influenza virus detection kits, which employed a photographic development technology to increase the sensitivity of the conventional immunochromatographic assay was evaluated. Influenza A and B virus strains of nasopharyngeal aspirates obtained from influenza patients(More)
H5N1, a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV), has become a serious epizootic threat to the poultry population in Asia. In addition, significant numbers of human cases of HPAIV infection have been reported to date. To prevent the spread of HPAIV among humans and to allow for timely medical intervention, a rapid and high sensitive method is needed(More)
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