Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases

Vol. 61 No. 4, P. 255-331, 2008


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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Genotypic Analysis of Isoniazid and Rifampin Resistance in Drug-Resistant Clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Isolates in Southern Turkey

Gonul Aslan, Seda Tezcan, Mehmet Sami Serin and Gurol Emekdas
pages 255-260 [Summary] [PDF]

Decrease of Erythromycin Resistance in Group A Streptococci by Change of emm Distribution

Eun-Ha Koh, Sunjoo Kim and Nam Yong Lee
pages 261-263 [Summary] [PDF]

Molecular Characterization of Drug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates from Sichuan Province in China

Jian-Hua Guo, Wen-Liang Xiang, Qing-Rong Zhao, Tao Luo, Min Huang, Jie Zhang, Jian Zhao, Zhi-Rong Yang and Qun Sun
pages 264-268 [Summary] [PDF]

Acute Diarrhea Due to Enteropathogenic Bacteria in Patients at Hospitals in Tehran

Fereshteh Jafari, Leila Shokrzadeh, Mohammad Hamidian, Siavash Salmanzadeh-Ahrabi and Mohammad Reza Zali
pages 269-273 [Summary] [PDF]

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns and Distribution of blaOXA Genes among Acinetobacter spp. Isolated from Patients at Tehran Hospitals

Feizabadi, M. M., Fathollahzadeh, B., Taherikalani, M., Rasoolinejad, M., Sadeghifard, N., Aligholi, M., Soroush, S. and Mohammadi-Yegane, S.
pages 274-278 [Summary] [PDF]

Pycnogenol®, a Procyanidin-Rich Extract from French Maritime Pine,Inhibits Intracellular Replication of HIV-1 as well as Its Binding to Host Cells

Wu Yu Feng, Ritsuko Tanaka, Yoshio Inagaki, Yasunori Saitoh, Myint Oo Chang, Tohti Amet, Norio Yamamoto, Shoji Yamaoka and Yoshiyuki Yoshinaka
pages 279-285 [Summary] [PDF]

Molecular Characterization of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Produced by Clinical Isolates of Enterobacter cloacae from a Teaching Hospital in China

Gang Liu, Bao-Dong Ling, Yun Zeng, Li Lin, Yong-En Xie and Jun Lei
pages 286-289 [Summary] [PDF]

vacA Genotypes of Helicobacter pylori in Relation to cagA Status and Clinical Outcomes in Iranian Populations

Fereshteh Jafari, Leila Shokrzadeh, Hossein Dabiri, Kaveh Baghaei, Yoshio Yamaoka, Homayon Zojaji, Mehrdad Haghazali, Mahsa Molaei and Mohammad Reza Zali
pages 290-293 [Summary] [PDF]

Single-Cell Observation of Phagocytosis by Human Blood Dendritic Cells

Hiroshi Ishimoto, Katsunori Yanagihara, Nobuko Araki, Hiroshi Mukae, Noriho Sakamoto, Koichi Izumikawa, Masafumi Seki, Yoshitsugu Miyazaki, Yoichi Hirakata, Yohei Mizuta, Kenji Yasuda and Shigeru Kohno
pages 294-297 [Summary] [PDF]

MMP Cellular Responses to Dengue Virus Infection-Induced Vascular Leakage

Natthanej Luplertlop and Dorothee Misse
pages 298-301 [Summary] [PDF]

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS

Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the Oropharynx of Healthy Preschool Children and Identification of Risk Factors

Muge Oguzkaya Artan, Zeynep Baykan and Cem Artan
pages 302-303 [Summary] [PDF]

Severity of Measles among Patients with Incidental Postexposure Vaccination

Hidenari Sakuta, Shojiro Sawada and Yasutomi Kuroki
pages 304-306 [Summary] [PDF]

Antimicrobial Resistance in Shigella Species Isolated in Dakar, Senegal (2004-2006)

Jean-Marie Sire, Edgard Adam Macondo, Jean-David Perrier-Gros-Claude, Tidiane Siby, Ibrahim Bahsoun, Abdoulaye Seck and Benoit Garin
pages 307-309 [Summary] [PDF]

Investigation of Plasmid-Mediated Quinolone Resistance among Isolates Obtained in a Turkish Intensive Care Unit

Hasan Nazik, Betigul Ongen and Nuray Kuvat
pages 310-312 [Summary] [PDF]

Further Evaluation of a Multiplex PCR for differentiation of Salmonella Paratyphi A from other Salmonellae

Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Kek Heng Chua, Savithri Devi Puthucheary and Kwai Lin Thong
pages 313-314 [Summary] [PDF]

Serological and Molecular Survey of Rickettsial Infection in Cattle and Sika Deer in a Pastureland in Hidaka District, Hokkaido, Japan

Jilintai, Nobutaka Seino, Kotaro Matsumoto, Daisuke Hayakawa, Masatsugu Suzuki, Hirosi Hata, Seiji Kondo, Naoaki Yokoyama and Hisashi Inokuma
pages 315-317 [Summary] [PDF]

Mediastinitis after Cardiac Surgery in Madani Heart Center, Tabriz, Iran

Reza Ghotaslou, Ali-Reza Yagoubi, Ahmad-Ali Khalili and Roghaieh Mahmodian
pages 318-320 [Summary] [PDF]

Influenza Viruses Circulating in Thailand in 2004 and 2005

Sunthareeya Waicharoen, Pranee Thawatsupha, Malinee Chittaganpitch, Paiboon Maneewong, Thanasapa Thanadachakul and Pathom Sawanpanyalert
pages 321-323 [Summary] [PDF]

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL REPORT

Trends in Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Seroprevalence among Nepalese Blood Donors

Surendra Karki, Prakash Ghimire, Bishnu Raj Tiwari, Anil Maharjan and Manita Rajkarnikar
pages 324-326 [Summary] [PDF]

LABORATORY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY COMMUNICATIONS

An Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni Infection via Tap Water

Tamaki Abe, Setsuko Haga, Keiko Yokoyama and Nanako Watanabe
page 327 [Title page] [PDF]]

An Outbreak of Salmonella Food Poisoning at a Snapping Turtle Restaurant

Hirokazu Fukushima, Junko Okuno, Yukiko Fujiwara, Toyoko Hosoda, Takayuki Kurazono, Kayoko Ohtsuka, Keiko Yanagawa and Masanori Yamaguchi
page 328 [Title page] [PDF]

Viral Titers in the Sera of Dengue Patients among Travelers at the Quarantine Station of Kansai International Airport

Yukimasa Ooi, Akihiro Hayashi, Hiroaki Aoki, Junji Eda, Masaru Hamada, Shunro Imura, Takashi Nakano, Kouichi Sano and Etsuro Kashiwagi
pages 329-330 [Title page] [PDF]


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