[epidemiological study on respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infections in northern hokkaido, japan].we carried out an epidemiological study on lower respiratory tract infections, concerning the respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) infection, in northern hokkaido, japan, during the 2-year-study period from april 1991 to march 1993. there were 467 hospitalized patients with lower respiratory tract infections. we examined the presence of rsv antigen in their nasopharyngeal specimens of 456 out of 467 patients (97.6%) by enzyme immunoassay. the diagnosis of mycoplasma pneumoniae infection was done by ...19948138666
respiratory syncytial virus infection in lower respiratory tract and asthma attack in hospitalized children in north hokkaido, japan.respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) infection is severe and life-threatening in some infants. to investigate the epidemiology of rsv infection in hospitalized children in north hokkaido, japan, we tried to detect rsv antigen in nasopharyngeal aspirates (npa) from those children with lower respiratory tract infection (lrti) and asthma attack. from april 1991 to march 1992, 317 patients were hospitalized in our pediatric ward for the treatment of lrti and asthma attack. the presence of rsv antigen i ...19938351991
prevalence of antibodies against parainfluenza virus type 3, respiratory syncitial virus and bovine herpesvirus type 1 in sheep from northern prefectures of japan.ovine sera collected in the prefectures of hokkaido, aomori and iwate in the northern japan were examined for the presence of antibodies against respiratory syncytial virus (rsv), bovine herpesvirus type 1 (infectious bovine rhinotracheitis: ibr) and parainfluenza virus type 3 (piv3) using serum neutralisation (sn) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa) tests. twenty-three animals (11.73%) out of the 196 tested were sero-positive to piv3. sixteen animals (8.69%) out of the 184 tested reac ...201324166480
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