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A disease broke out in calves in the Tokachi district of Hokkaido. It induced pyrexia, respiratory symptoms, diarrhea, bloody feces, leukopenia, and sometimes erosion of the oral mucous membrane and muzzle. Its morbidity rate was 90% and its fatality rate 50%. Bovine virus diarrhea (BVD) virus was isolated from organs of dead calves and blood and feces of(More)
This is the first report on Eimeria leuckarti infection in foals in Japan. Seven Thoroughbred or Angloarabian foals 2 to 7 months of age raised in the Hidaka district, Hokkaido, were infected with E. leuckarti. They died of severe alterations caused by the larval migration of Strongylus vulgaris, and were examined over a period from 1970 to 1973. Protozoa(More)
Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) virus antigen was demonstrated by the immunoperoxidase method in tissues of two aborted bovine fetuses, which had been stored for 25 years after fixing in formalin and embedding in paraffin. Necrotic foci were detected in the liver, kidney, adrenal gland, and thymus of the fetuses. Coincidenting with the distribution(More)
All of the eight 5-day-old pigs orally given pseudorabies (Aujeszky's disease) virus developed tonsillitis. The initial changes occurred in the subepithelial area between the lymphoid nodule and the crypt epithelium, showing a characteristic pattern of necrosis. The necrosis became more severe and gained access into the lymphoid nodule and crypt epithelium.(More)
Recurrent genital infection with infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) virus was induced in calves by dexamethasone (DM) treatment 3 months after primary infection. The virus was first recovered from vaginal secretions on the 3rd day after the initiation of DM treatment; however, the virus was not recovered at all from nasal secretions or from the(More)