国立感染症研究所

Infectious Agents

Surveillance Report

IASR Vol.39, No.7 (No.461), July 2018

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IASR Vol. 39,
No. 7 (No. 461) July 2018


 topicPneumococcal infections in 2017, Japan

  • Trends in reported cases of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae infection at designated sentinel hospitals, 2008-2017
  • Serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae strains causing invasive pneumococcal disease in Osaka Prefecture, 2014-2017
  • Usefulness of pneumococcal serotyping by multiplex polymerase-chain reaction
  • Current situation of invasive pneumococcal disease among children following the introduction of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
  • Clinical features of invasive pneumococcal disease among adults and analysis of serotype distribution of the causative bacteria
  • Effectiveness of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine against invasive pneumococcal disease among adults
  • Prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia in the elderly by 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
  • Analysis of capsule-switched Streptococcus pneumoniae strains isolated from a cluster of pneumonia cases
  • Immunogenicity of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients
  • Routine vaccination program for pneumococcal vaccine in the elderly
  • Family cluster involving several cases infected with a Brucella strain distinct from known Brucella strains, January 2018
  • Cases of invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection among infants due to USA300 strain in Tokyo, Niigata, and Okinawa Prefectures
  • Detection of adenovirus type 54 from epidemic kerato-conjunctivitis patients in Osaka City, 2016
  • Outbreak of human respiratory syncytial virus at a long-term care facility for the elderly in Toyama Prefecture, December 2017 to January 2018
  • Description of sapovirus detections in Sendai City, 2012-2017



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