Yoko Ishikawa

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Infectious bursal disease (IBD) is characterized by immunosuppression due to the depletion of lymphocytes in the atrophied bursa of Fabricius (BF). We have sometimes encountered contradictory findings: chickens infected with the vaccine IBD virus (IBDV) strain have sometimes exhibited a highly atrophied BF, but not immunosuppression. In this study, chickens(More)
An embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma was found in the pleura of a 2-year-old Holstein cow after first delivery. The most predominant cells in the tumor were relatively small in size, but considerable numbers of more differentiated cells of larger sizes mingled with the small cells. The most differentiated cells were characterized by multinucleation, abundant(More)
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