Hiroji Tanaka

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Although oral exposure to H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses is a risk factor for infection in humans, it is unclear how oral exposure to these virus results in lethal respiratory infections. To address this issue, we inoculated ferrets and hamsters with two highly pathogenic H5N1 strains. These viruses, inoculated directly into the stomach,(More)
A six-year-old female Labrador retriever dog was suffering from osteomyelitis in her hindlimb. A puncture wound caused by a rotted bamboo stick was presumed as the source of infection. The dog suffered from pre-existing aortic stenosis, but otherwise exhibited no significant abnormality in her systemic conditions excluding claudication of the left hindlimb.(More)
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