Yu Katsunuma

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An experiment was conducted to investigate the influence of repeated ingestion of ochratoxin A (OTA) on milk production of lactating Holstein cows over 28 days, and the carry-over of OTA from the diets into the milk and tissues of the cows. Nine cows were divided into three groups, labeled OTA5, OTA50 and OTA100, and fed a diet containing 5, 50 and 100 µg(More)
Seven hundred thirty-nine animal strains and 662 livestock-farmer strains, consisting of Escherichia coli and enterococci, were examined for their pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and antimicrobial-resistance patterns. Two hundred fifty-eight and 203 PFGE patterns were found among 739 animal strains isolated from animals comprising broilers, pigs and(More)
AIMS To investigate the influence of avilamycin (AVM) administration and its subsequent withdrawal on the emergence and disappearance of AVM-resistant enterococci in the intestine of broiler chickens. METHODS AND RESULTS Five chicks each of C, L and H groups were given the basal diet, the basal diet supplemented with 5 g AVM/ton and the basal diet(More)
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