IASR Vol. 31, No. 9 (No. 367) September 2010

  • A review: One year after the emergence of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Japan
  • Measures taken so far by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to pandemic (H1N1) 2009
  • Analysis of seasonal and pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza viruses isolated in 2009/10 season in Japan
  • Prevalence of antibody against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza among Japanese population—NESVPD, 2009
  • Selection of the 2010/11 season influenza HA vaccine strains in Japan
  • Influenza AH3 outbreak in summer season (July-August 2010)—Niigata
  • Detection/isolation of enterovirus 71 (genotype C2), January-August 2010—Kochi
  • [Focus on Measles] Necessity of laboratory diagnosis that directly detects measles virus in specimens
    • 1. An erythema infectiosum case whose differential diagnosis from measles was difficult, May 2010—Yokohama City
    • 2. A case of familial infection of erythema infectiosum that was misdiagnosed as measles, July 2010—Kumamoto City
    • 3. Change in serum IgM antibody level against measles (measured by ELISA) in the adult erythema infectiosum cases, June-August 2010—Shizuoka City
    • 4. A case of dengue fever (June 2008) and a case of exanthem subitum (April 2008) that was negative for measles genome but positive for measles IgM antibody in ELISA
    • 5. Detection of measles virus genotype D9 from a patient that was infected in Philippines and from contacts in the family and in the outpatient clinic, July-August 2010—Aichi


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