@Publications in Journals and Text Books


Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ulcerative keratitis in a Thoroughbred racehorse. Kuroda T, Kinoshita Y, Niwa H, (Mizobe F), Ueno T, Kuwano A, (Hatazoe T, Hobo S)J. Equine Sci. 26, 95-98, 2015.

Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification methods for detecting Taylorella equigenitalis and Taylorella asinigenitalis. Kinoshita Y, Niwa H, Katayama Y, (Hariu K) J. Equine Sci. 26, 25-29, 2015.

Use of loop-mediated isothermal amplification to detect six groups of pathogens causing secondary lower respiratory bacterial infections in horses. Kinoshita Y, Niwa H, Katayama Y Microbiol. Immunol. 59, 365-370, 2015.

Dominant obligate anaerobes revealed in lower respiratory tract infection in horses by 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Y. Kinoshita, H. Niwa, Y. Katayama, H. Hariu J. Vet. Med. Sci. 76, 587-591, 2014.

Development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for detecting Streptococcus equi subsp.zooepidemicus and analysis of its use with three simple methods of extracting DNA from equine respiratory tract specimens. Y. Kinoshita, H. Niwa, Y. Katayama J. Vet. Med. Sci. 76, 1271-1275, 2014.

Postoperative Clostridium difficile infection with PCR ribotype 078 strain identified at necropsy in five Thoroughbred racehorses. Niwa H., Kato H., Hobo S., Kinoshita Y., Ueno T., Katayama Y., Hariu K., Oku K., Senoh M., Kuroda T., Nakai K. Vet.Rec. 173(24), 607, 2013.

Contagious equine metritis eradicated from Japan . Anzai T., Kamada M., Niwa H., Eguchi M., Nishi H. J.Vet.Med.Sci. 74(4), 519-522, 2012.

Characterization of human clinical isolates of Dietzia species previously misidentified as Rhodococcus equi. Niwa H., Lasker B.A., Hinrikson H.P., Franzen C.G., Steigerwalt A,G., Whitney A.M., Brown J,M. Eur.J.Clin.Microbiol. Infect.Dis. 31(5), 811-820, 2012.

Antimicrobial resistance and genetic characteristics of Salmonella Typhimurium isolated from horses in Hokkaido, Japan. Niwa H, Anzai T, Izumiya H, Morita-Ishihara T, Watanabe H, Uchida I, Tozaki T, Hobo S. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 71, 1115-1119, 2009.

Proline-glutamic acid-proline-lysine repetition peptide as an antigen for the serological diagnosis of strangles. Hobo S, Niwa H, Anzai T. Vet. Rec. 162, 471-474, 2008.

Abortion in a thoroughbred mare associated with an infection with avirulent rhodococcus equi. Nakamura Y, Nishi H, Katayama Y, Niwa H, Matsumura T, Anzai T, Ohtsu Y, Tsukano K, Shimizu N, Takai S. Vet Rec. 161, 342-346, 2007.

Evaluation of serum amyloid A and surfactant protein D in sera for identification of the clinical condition of horses with bacterial pneumonia. Hobo S, Niwa H, Anzai T. J Vet Med Sci 69(8), 827-830, 2007.

Cytological and bacteriological observation of tracheal aspirates and bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid Obtained from Thoroughbred Racehoses with pneumonia associated with transport. Ode H, HOBO S, Katayama Y, Niwa H, Kuwamoto Y, Yamane T, Anzai T. J Equine Sci. 18(4), 161-165, 2007.

Construction of a recombinant plasmid as reaction control in routine PCR for detection of contagious equine metritis (CEM-PCR). Niwa H, Anzai T, Hobo S. J Vet Med Sci. 69(11), 1199-1201, 2007.

A nucreotide mutation associated with fluoroquinolone resistance observed in gyrA of vitro Rhodococcus equi mutants. Niwa H, Hobo S, Anzai T. Vet Microbiol. 115, 264-268, 2006.

Development of a diagnostic shuttle PCR test targeting the Streptococcus equi seM gene. Anzai T, Hobo S, Niwa H. J. Equine Sci. 17(4), 101-104, 2006.

A PCR-RFLP analysis of the szp gene in Streptococcus zooepidemicus isolatees from mares with metritis in Japan. Kuroiwa Y, Anzai T, Higuchi T, Sawada T. J. Equine Sci. 17(4), 97-100, 2006.

Proline-glutamic acid-proline-lysine peptide set as a specific antigen for the serological diagnosis of strangles. Hobo S, Niwa H, Anzai T. Vet Record. 159, 629-632, 2006.

Simple and rapid PCR method for identification of streptococcal species relevant to animal infections based on 23S rDNA sequence. Kawata K, Anzai T, Senna K, Kikuchi N, Ezawa A, Takahashi T. FEMS Micrbiol Letters. 237, 57-64, 2004.

Molecular detection and characterisation of Taylorella equigenitalis. Moore JE, Millar BC, Matsudam M, Anzai T, Buckley T. Vet Record. 152(7), 543-544, 2003.

Pneumonia in horses induced by intrapulmonary inoculation of Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus. Yoshikawa H, Yasu T, Ueki H, Oyamada T, Oishi H, Anzai T, Oikawa M, Yoshikawa T. J Vet Med Sci. 65(7), 787-792, 2003.

Virulence and other biological properties of Salmonella Typhimurium isolated from foals in Japan from 1981 until 1996. Anzai T, Kuwamoto Y, Wada R, Akiba M, Ohya T, Sameshima T. J Equine Sci. 14(3), 87-92, 2003.

Nonulcerative keratouveitis as a manifestation of Leptospiral infection in a horse. Wada S, Yoshinari M, Katayama Y, Anzai T, Wada R, Akuzawa M. Vet Ophthalmol. 6-3, 191-195, 2003.

Isotype-specific antibody responses to Rhodococcus equi in foals on a horse-breeding farm with a persistent incidence of R. equi infection. Takai S, Nakata I, Fujii N, Kimura Y, Sasaki Y, Kakuda T, Tsubaki S, Kondo T, Sugiura T. J Equine Sci. 13 (2), 63-70, 2002.

Evaluation of the field application of PCR in the eradication of contagious equine metritis from Japan. Anzai T, Wada R, Okuda T, Aoki T. J Vet Med Sci. 64(11), 999-1002, 2002.

Polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the SzP gene of Streptcoccus zooepidemicus isolated from the respiratory tract of horses. Anzai T, Timoney JF, Kuwamoto Y, Wada R, Oikawa M, Higuchi T. Am J Vet Res. 63(9), 1298-1301, 2002.

Isotype-specific antibody responses to Rhodococcus equi in foals on a horse-breeding farm with a persistent incidence of R. equi infection. Takai S, Nakata I, Fujii N, Kimura Y, Sasaki Y, Kakuda T, Tsubaki S, Kondo T, Sugiura T. J Equine Sci. 13 (2), 63-70, 2002.

Molecular surveillance of the incidence of Taylorella equigenitalis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa from horses in Ireland by sequence-specific PCR[SS-PCR]. Moore JE, Buckley TC, Millar BC, Gibson P, Cannon G, Egan C, Cosgrove H, Stanbridge S, Anzai T, Matsuda M, Muppy PG. Equine vet J. 33(3), 319-322, 2001.

Histoplasmosis in the lung of a racehorse with Yersiniosis. Katayama Y, Kuwano A, Yoshihara T. J Vet Med Sci. 63(11), 1229-1231, 2001.

A case of death in a foal caused by Salmonella Typhimurium. Ozgur NY, Anzai T, Carioglu B, Bagcigil F, Ikiz S, Ilgas A. Turk Vet Anim Sci. 25, 721-724, 2001.

Comparison and evaluation of the passive Haemagglutination test and ELISA in routine screening of contagious equine metritis (CEM) in mares with endometritis or infertility. Ozugur NY, Eguchi M, Anzai T, Ikiz S, Ilgas A. Turk J Vet Anim Sci. 25, 989-994, 2001.

Comparison of the phenotypes of Streptococcus zooepidemicus isolated from tonsils of healthy horses and specimens obtained from foals and donkeys with pneumonia. Anzai T. Am J Vet Res. 61-2, 162-166, 2000.

Detection of DNA restriction fragment polymorphisms in Streptococcus equi. Takai S, Anzai T, Yashiro H, Ishii C, Tsubaki S, Wada R, Timoney JF. Vet Rec. 146, 159-161, 2000.

Pathogenicity of Rhodococcus equi expressing a virulence-associated 20 kDa protein (Vap B) in foals. Takai S, Anzai T, Fujita Y, Akita O, Shoda M, Tsubaki S, Wada R. Vet Microbiol. 76, 71-80, 2000.

Methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative Staphylococci isolated from healthy horses in Japan. Yasuda R, Kawano J, Onda H, Takagi M, Shimizu A, Anzai T. Am J Vet. Res. 61(11), 1451-1455, 2000.