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The First Identification and Retrospective Study of Severe Fever With Thrombocytopenia Syndrome in Japan
Abstract Background. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is caused by SFTS virus (SFTSV), a novel bunyavirus reported to be endemic in central and northeastern China. This articleExpand
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Characterization of H7N9 influenza A viruses isolated from humans
Avian influenza A viruses rarely infect humans; however, when human infection and subsequent human-to-human transmission occurs, worldwide outbreaks (pandemics) can result. The recent sporadicExpand
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Epidemiological and pathological study of feline morbillivirus infection in domestic cats in Japan
BackgroundFeline morbillivirus (FmoPV) is a novel paramyxovirus found to infect domestic cats. FmoPV has been isolated in several countries in Asia and Europe and is considered to have geneticExpand
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Analysis of deaths during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic in Singapore: challenges in determining a SARS diagnosis.
CONTEXT An outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), an infectious disease attributed to a novel coronavirus, occurred in Singapore during the first quarter of 2003 and led to 204Expand
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Characterization of Quasispecies of Pandemic 2009 Influenza A Virus (A/H1N1/2009) by De Novo Sequencing Using a Next-Generation DNA Sequencer
Pandemic 2009 influenza A virus (A/H1N1/2009) has emerged globally. In this study, we performed a comprehensive detection of potential pathogens by de novo sequencing using a next-generation DNAExpand
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Circulating avian influenza viruses closely related to the 1918 virus have pandemic potential.
Wild birds harbor a large gene pool of influenza A viruses that have the potential to cause influenza pandemics. Foreseeing and understanding this potential is important for effective surveillance.Expand
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Syrian hamsters as a small animal model for SARS-CoV-2 infection and countermeasure development
Significance Since SARS-CoV-2 emerged in China, it has spread rapidly around the world. Effective vaccines and therapeutics for SARS-CoV-2−induced disease (coronavirus disease 2019;COVID-19) areExpand
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Pathogen screening and prognostic factors in children with severe ARDS of pulmonary origin
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is one of the most lethal diseases encountered in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). The etiological pathogens and prognostic factors of severe ARDSExpand
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Association of Epstein-Barr virus with gastric carcinoma with lymphoid stroma.
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has been detected in lymphoepithelioma of nasopharynx and lymphoepitheliomalike carcinomas in various organs. To clarify the association of EBV with gastric carcinoma withExpand
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A Highly Pathogenic Avian H7N9 Influenza Virus Isolated from A Human Is Lethal in Some Ferrets Infected via Respiratory Droplets.
Low pathogenic H7N9 influenza viruses have recently evolved to become highly pathogenic, raising concerns of a pandemic, particularly if these viruses acquire efficient human-to-humanExpand
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