Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases

Vol. 59 No. 3, P. 147-212, 2006


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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Clinical Experiences of the Infections Caused by Extended-Spectrum -Lactamase-Producing Serratia marcescens at a Medical Center in Taiwan

Kuo-Chen Cheng, Yin-Ching Chuang, Lii-Tzu Wu, Guan-Cheng Huang and Wen-Liang Yu
pages 147-152 [Summary] [PDF]

Nosocomial Outbreak of Ceftazidime-Resistant Serratia marcescens Strains That Produce a Chromosomal AmpC Variant with N235K Substitution

Jun Yatsuyanagi, Shioko Saito, Takayuki Konno, Seizaburo Harata, Noriyuki Suzuki, Jun Kato and Ken-ichi Amano
pages 153-159 [Summary] [PDF]

Presentation of Childhood Brucellosis in Western Greece

Ioannis Giannakopoulos, Nikoleta M. Nikolakopoulou, Maria Eliopoulou, Aikaterini Ellina, Febronia Kolonitsiou and Dimitris A. Papanastasiou
pages 160-163 [Summary] [PDF]

The Predictive Value of Serum Procalcitonin Levels in Adult Patients with Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Orhan Baylan, Arzu Balkan, Ali Inal, Ozgul Kisa, Ali Albay, Levent Doganci and Cengiz Han Acikelk
pages 164-167 [Summary] [PDF]

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Antiretroviral Drug Treatment and HIV-1 Vaccination in Thailand

Shunsuke Ono, Takako Kurotaki, Tadashi Nakasone, Mitsuo Honda, Jotika Boon-Long, Pathom Sawanpanyalert and Kazuko Kimura
pages 168-173 [Summary] [PDF]

Cholera Outbreak in Southeast of Iran: Routes of Transmission in the Situation of Good Primary Health Care Services and Poor Individual Hygienic Practices

Shahrokh Izadi, Hedayat Shakeri, Pedram Roham and Khodadad Sheikhzadeh
pages 174-178 [Summary] [PDF]

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Masks for Influenza Patients: Measurement of Airflow from the Mouth

Sakae Inouye, Yasuaki Matsudaira and Yoshibumi Sugihara
pages 179-181 [Summary] [PDF]

Surveillance of Group B Streptococcal Toxic Shock-Like Syndrome in Nonpregnant Adults and Characterization of the Strains in Japan

Bin Chang, Tadayoshi Ikebe, Akihito Wada, Kikuyo Ogata, Masaaki Tomita, Chihiro Katsukawa, Ryuji Kawahara, Rieko Suzuki, Miyoko Endo, Junko Isobe, Daisuke Tanaka, Kyoko Hirasawa, Haruo Watanabe and the Working Group for Streptococci in Japan
pages 182-185 [Summary] [PDF]

Serum Levels of sICAM-1 and sE-Selectin in Patients with Dengue Virus Infection

Apichai Khongphatthanayothin, Piyawan Phumaphuti, Kriangsak Thongchaiprasit and Yong Poovorawan
pages 186-188 [Summary] [PDF]

Tuberculosis-Like Peritonitis Due to an Atypical Mycobacterium Infection in a Japanese Woman

Hirokazu Kimura, Masakazu Yoshizumi, Misa Iijima, Toshio Tsukagoshi, Toshinobu Nishimura, Masahiko Kato, Yukio Morita, Ryota Tanaka, Kunihisa Kozawa, Masahiro Fujita, Masaru Kojima and Hisanori Minakami
pages 189-191 [Summary] [PDF]

Characterization of Erythromycin Resistance of Streptococcus pyogenes Isolated from Pharyngitis Patients in Korea

Young Hee Yi, Ji Hye Choi, Hae Kyung Lee, Kwang Jun Lee, Song Mee Bae, Jae Yon Yu and Ki Sang Kim
pages 192-194 [Summary] [PDF]

The Low Rate of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Turkish Children

Ahmet Soysal, Hulya Sahin, Aysegul Yagci, Isil Barlan and Mustafa Bakir
pages 195-196 [Summary] [PDF]

Frequency of Amantadine-Resistant Influenza A Virus Isolated from 2001-02 to 2004-05 in Nara Prefecture

Yoshiteru Kitahori, Mamoru Nakano and Yumiko Inoue
pages 197-199 [Summary] [PDF]

LABORATORY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY COMMUNICATIONS

Rapid Subtyping of Influenza A Virus by Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification: Two Cases of Influenza Patients Who Returned from Thailand

Naoko Nakagawa and Masahiro Ito
pages 200-201 [Title page] [PDF]

Epidemiology and Molecular Analysis of Group A Streptococci from Patients Involved in Food-Borne Disease Outbreaks in Japan between 1996 and 2003

Daisuke Tanaka, Tomoko Shima, Junko Isobe, Masanori Watahiki, Masakado Matsumoto, Miyoko Endoh, Rumi Okuno, Kikuyo Ogata and Yoshiyuki Nagai
pages 202-203 [Title page] [PDF]

Epidemiological Study of Japanese Spotted Fever and Tsutsugamushi Disease in Shimane Prefecture, Japan

Kenji Tabara, Ken Hoshina, Asao Itagaki, Takashi Katayama, Hiromi Fujita, Teruki Kadosaka, Yasuhiro Yano, Nobuhiro Takada and Hiroki Kawabata
pages 204-205 [Title page] [PDF]

A Food-Borne Norovirus Outbreak at a Primary School in Wakayama Prefecture

Seiji Morioka, Tooru Sakata, Atsuko Tamaki, Takahide Shioji, Akira Funaki, Yasuo Yamamoto, Hiroomi Naka, Fumio Terasoma, Kenji Imai and Koji Matsuo
pages 205-207 [Title page] [PDF]

Scrub Typhus (Tsutsugamushi Disease) in Kanagawa Prefecture in 2001-2005

Takashi Katayama, Miyuki Hara, Yumiko Furuya, Takayasu Nikkawa and Hirokazu Ogasawara
page 207-208 [Title page] [PDF]

Sequence Characteristics of HA Gene in Influenza Type A (H1N1) Virus Isolated during the 2005-2006 Season in Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Mami Hata, Masako Tsuzuki, Kenji Sakae, Hiroko Minagawa, Takashi Kimura and Yutaka Miyazaki
pages 209-211 [Title page] [PDF]

Dual Infection by Dengue Virus and Plasmodium vivax in Alappuzha District, Kerala, India

P. S. Thangaratham, M. K. Jeevan, R. Rajendran, P. Philip Samuel and B. K. Tyagi
pages 211-212 [Title page] [PDF]


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