Center for Infectious Diseases and Infection Control

Research Output

2019

Retrospective evaluation of natural course in mild cases of Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease

for the Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteriosis-Japan Research Consortium (NTM-JRC), 2019 Apr 1, In : PloS one. 14, 4, e0216034.

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

A successful antimicrobial therapeutic strategy for the discitis caused by Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans under unknown drug susceptibility: A case report

Uno, S., Horiuchi, Y., Uchida, T., Yonaha, A., Miyata, T., Nagano, E., Kodama, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy.

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Clinico-microbiological analysis of 121 patients with pulmonary Mycobacteroides abscessus complex disease in Japan – An NTM-JRC study with RIT

Morimoto, K., Nakagawa, T., Asami, T., Morino, E., Fujiwara, H., Hase, I., Tsujimoto, Y., Izumi, K., Hayashi, Y., Matsuda, S., Murase, Y., Yano, R., Takasaki, J., Betsuyaku, T., Aono, A., Goto, H., Nishimura, T., Sasaki, Y., Hoshino, Y., Kurashima, A. & 4 others, Ato, M., Ogawa, K., Hasegawa, N. & Mitarai, S., 2018 Dec 1, In : Respiratory Medicine. 145, p. 14-20 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative evaluation of the Geenius HIV 1/ 2 Confirmatory Assay and the HIV-1 and HIV-2 Western blots in the Japanese population

Kondo, M., Sudo, K., Sano, T., Kawahata, T., Itoda, I., Iwamuro, S., Yoshimura, Y., Tachikawa, N., Kojima, Y., Mori, H., Fujiwara, H., Hasegawa, N. & Kato, S., 2018 Oct 1, In : PLoS One. 13, 10, e0198924.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating latent tuberculosis infection using interferon-γ release assay, Japan

Nishimura, T., Ota, M., Mori, M., Hasegawa, N., Kawabe, H. & Kato, S., 2018 Nov 1, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 24, 11, p. 2111-2113 3 p.

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FRI-4 carbapenemase-producing Enterobacter cloacae complex isolated in Tokyo, Japan

Kubota, H., Uwamino, Y., Matsui, M., Sekizuka, T., Suzuki, Y., Okuno, R., Uchitani, Y., Ariyoshi, T., Aoki, W., Suzuki, S., Kuroda, M., Shinkai, T., Yokoyama, K., Sadamasu, K., Funakoshi, T., Murata, M., Hasegawa, N. & Iwata, S., 2018 Nov 1, In : The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 73, 11, p. 2969-2972 4 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of tuberculosis infection among health care workers and nursing students in Japan

Nishimura, T., Ota, M., Mori, M., Fujiwara, H., Takano, Y., Kato, S., Kawabe, H. & Hasegawa, N., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of benzylpenicillin potassium and ampicillin in an elastomeric infusion pump

Nakamura, T., Enoki, Y., Uno, S., Uwamino, Y., Iketani, O., Hasegawa, N. & Matsumoto, K., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A laboratory-based analysis of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in Japan from 2012 to 2013

Morimoto, K., Hasegawa, N., Izumi, K., Namkoong, H., Uchimura, K., Yoshiyama, T., Hoshino, Y., Kurashima, A., Sokunaga, J., Shibuya, S., Shimojima, M., Ato, M. & Mitarai, S., 2017 Jan 1, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 14, 1, p. 49-56 8 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical and radiological characteristics of patients with late-onset severe restrictive lung defect after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Namkoong, H., Ishii, M., Mori, T., Sugiura, H., Tasaka, S., Sakurai, M., Koda, Y., Kato, J., Hasegawa, N., Okamoto, S. & Betsuyaku, T., 2017 Sep 7, In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 17, 1, 123.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Hsa-miR-346 is a potential serum biomarker of Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease activity

Nishimura, T., Tamizu, E., Uno, S., Uwamino, Y., Fujiwara, H., Nishio, K., Nakano, Y., Shiono, H., Namkoong, H., Hoshino, Y., Iwata, S. & Hasegawa, N., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection on health-related quality of life in Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease

Kamata, H., Asakura, T., Suzuki, S., Namkoong, H., Yagi, K., Funatsu, Y., Okamori, S., Uno, S., Uwamino, Y., Fujiwara, H., Nishimura, T., Ishii, M., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2017 Dec 13, In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 17, 1, 198.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma and saliva concentrations of abacavir, tenofovir, darunavir, and raltegravir in HIV-1-infected patients

Yamada, E., Takagi, R., Tanabe, Y., Fujiwara, H., Hasegawa, N. & Kato, S., 2017, In : International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 55, 7, p. 567-570 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Prosthetic valve endocarditis caused by Bartonella henselae presenting as recurrent fever and imitating granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Sada, R., Uno, S., Hosokawa, N. & Komiya, T., 2017 Nov 1, In : Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 116, 11, p. 907-909 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Short-course antimicrobial treatment for acute cholangitis with Gram-negative bacillary bacteremia

Uno, S., Hase, R., Kobayashi, M., Shiratori, T., Nakaji, S., Hirata, N. & Hosokawa, N., 2017 Feb 1, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 55, p. 81-85 5 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Sinusitis caused by Exserohilum rostratum after cord blood transplantation for myelodysplastic syndrome: A case report and literature review

Kohashi, S., Toyama, T., Hashimoto, N., Sakurai, M., Kato, J., Kikuchi, T., Koda, Y., Sugita, K., Hasegawa, N., Yarita, K., Kamei, K., Okamoto, S. & Mori, T., 2017 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Transplant Infectious Disease.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Susceptibility genes for nontuberculous mycobacterial disease

Namkoong, H., Hasegawa, N. & Betsuyaku, T., 2017, In : Japanese Journal of Clinical Immunology. 40, 1, p. 60-67 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy, safety, and feasibility of inhaled amikacin for the treatment of difficult-to-treat non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung diseases

Yagi, K., Ishii, M., Namkoong, H., Asami, T., Iketani, O., Asakura, T., Suzuki, S., Sugiura, H., Yamada, Y., Nishimura, T., Fujiwara, H., Funatsu, Y., Uwamino, Y., Kamo, T., Tasaka, S., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2017 Aug 9, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 17, 1, 558.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

The first case report of acute cholangitis and bacteremia due to Neisseria subflava

Uwamino, Y., Sugita, K., Iwasaki, E., Fujiwara, H., Nishimura, T., Hasegawa, N. & Iwata, S., 2017, In : Internal Medicine. 56, 2, p. 221-223 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

Blue-Black Trachea as a Result of Minocycline-induced Hyperpigmentation

Asakura, T., Nukaga, S., Namkoong, H., Yagi, K., Suzuki, S., Ishii, M., Tasaka, S., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2016 Feb 1, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 193, 3, p. e5-e6

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical characteristics of pulmonary Mycobacterium scrofulaceum disease in 2001–2011: A case series and literature review

Suzuki, S., Morino, E., Ishii, M., Namkoong, H., Yagi, K., Asakura, T., Asami, T., Fujiwara, H., Uwamino, Y., Nishimura, T., Tasaka, S., Betsuyaku, T., Takasaki, J., Iwata, S. & Hasegawa, N., 2016 Sep 1, In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy. 22, 9, p. 611-616 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical efficacy and safety of multidrug therapy including thrice weekly intravenous amikacin administration for Mycobacterium abscessus pulmonary disease in outpatient settings: A case series

Namkoong, H., Morimoto, K., Nishimura, T., Tanaka, H., Sugiura, H., Yamada, Y., Kurosaki, A., Asakura, T., Suzuki, S., Fujiwara, H., Yagi, K., Ishii, M., Tasaka, S., Betsuyaku, T., Hoshino, Y., Kurashima, A. & Hasegawa, N., 2016 Aug 9, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 16, 1, 396.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Disseminated mycobacterium marinum infection with a destructive nasal lesion mimicking extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: A case report

Asakura, T., Ishii, M., Kikuchi, T., Kameyama, K., Namkoong, H., Nakata, N., Sugita, K., Tasaka, S., Shimizu, T., Hoshino, Y., Okamoto, S., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2016, In : Medicine (United States). 95, 11, e3131.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology of pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease, Japan

Namkoong, H., Kurashima, A., Morimoto, K., Hoshino, Y., Hasegawa, N., Ato, M. & Mitarai, S., 2016 Jun 1, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22, 6, p. 1116-1117 2 p.

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122 Citations (Scopus)

Intractable pneumothorax treated with endobronchial watanabe spigots

Okui, M., Kohno, M., Hasegawa, N., Kamiyama, I. & Ohtsuka, T., 2016 Oct 1, In : Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. 23, 4, p. 350-353 4 p.

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Macrolide-resistant mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: Analysis of 102 consecutive cases

Nontuberculous Mycobacteriosis Japan Research Consortium, 2016 Nov 1, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 13, 11, p. 1904-1911 8 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacokinetics of intravenous peramivir in the airway epithelial lining fluid of healthy volunteers

Funatsu, Y., Tasaka, S., Asami, T., Namkoong, H., Fujiwara, H., Iketani, O., Yagi, K., Kimizuka, Y., Ishii, M., Nishimura, T., Ogata, H., Iwata, S., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2016, In : Antiviral Therapy. 21, 7, p. 621-625 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Pneumothorax associated with nontuberculous mycobacteria A retrospective study of 69 patients

Ueyama, M., Asakura, T., Morimoto, K., Namkoong, H., Matsuda, S., Osawa, T., Ishii, M., Hasegawa, N., Kurashima, A. & Goto, H., 2016 Jul 26, In : Medicine (United States). 95, 29, e4246.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative real-time PCR assay for HIV-1 and HIV-2 RNA

Yamazaki, S., Kondo, M., Sudo, K., Ueda, T., Fujiwara, H., Hasegawa, N. & Kato, S., 2016, In : Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases. 69, 5, p. 367-372 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Theory and strategy for Pneumococcal vaccines in the elderly

Namkoong, H., Ishii, M., Funatsu, Y., Kimizuka, Y., Yagi, K., Asami, T., Asakura, T., Suzuki, S., Kamo, T., Fujiwara, H., Tasaka, S., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2016 Feb 1, In : Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 12, 2, p. 336-343 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Bacteremia due to Rothia mucilaginosa after chemotherapy for myeloid malignancies

Kohashi, S., Mori, T., Koda, Y., Kikuchi, T., Kato, J., Shimizu, T., Sugita, K., Hasegawa, N., Murata, M. & Okamoto, S., 2015 Jun 1, In : [Rinshō ketsueki] The Japanese journal of clinical hematology. 56, 6, p. 687-691 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Drug therapy for pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease

Namkoong, H. & Hasegawa, N., 2015 Oct 1, In : Japanese Journal of Chest Diseases. 74, 10, p. 1084-1094 11 p.

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Health-related quality of life is inversely correlated with C-reactive protein and age in Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: A cross-sectional analysis of 235 patients

Asakura, T., Funatsu, Y., Ishii, M., Namkoong, H., Yagi, K., Suzuki, S., Asami, T., Kamo, T., Fujiwara, H., Uwamino, Y., Nishimura, T., Tasaka, S., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2015 Dec 3, (Accepted/In press) In : Respiratory Research.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Helicobacter cinaedi bacteremia with cellulitis after ABO-incompatible living-donor liver transplantation: Case report

Mishima, K., Obara, H., Sugita, K., Shinoda, M., Kitago, M., Abe, Y., Hibi, T., Yagi, H., Matsubara, K., Mori, T., Takano, Y., Fujiwara, H., Itano, O., Hasegawa, N., Iwata, S. & Kitagawa, Y., 2015 Jul 1, In : World Journal of Gastroenterology. 21, 25, p. 7911-7915 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Successful resumption of tocilizumab for rheumatoid arthritis after resection of a pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex lesion: A case report

Namkoong, H., Tasaka, S., Akiyama, M., Yagi, K., Ishii, M., Suzuki, K., Kohno, M., Hasegawa, N., Takeuchi, T. & Betsuyaku, T., 2015 Oct 23, In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 15, 1, 126.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

Clinical features of bacteremia due to Campylobacter jejuni

Mori, T., Hasegawa, N., Sugita, K., Shinjoh, M., Nakamoto, N., Shimizu, T., Hori, S., Iketani, O., Fujiwara, H., Takano, Y. & Iwata, S., 2014 Jan 1, In : Internal Medicine. 53, 17, p. 1941-1944 4 p.

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Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacokinetics of arbekacin in bronchial epithelial lining fluid of healthy volunteers

Funatsu, Y., Hasegawa, N., Fujiwara, H., Namkoong, H., Asami, T., Tasaka, S., Kimizuka, Y., Kamata, H., Ishii, M., Iketani, O., Ogata, H., Iwata, S. & Betsuyaku, T., 2014 Oct 1, In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy. 20, 10, p. 607-611 5 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary nocardiosis caused by in patients with complex lung disease: Two case reports

Yagi, K., Ishii, M., Namkoong, H., Asami, T., Fujiwara, H., Nishimura, T., Saito, F., Kimizuka, Y., Asakura, T., Suzuki, S., Kamo, T., Tasaka, S., Gonoi, T., Kamei, K., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2014 Aug 12, In : BMC infectious diseases. 14, 1, 684.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Bacillus cereus necrotizing pneumonia in a patient with nephrotic syndrome

Miyata, J., Tasaka, S., Miyazaki, M., Yoshida, S., Naoki, K., Sayama, K., Asano, K., Fujiwara, H., Ohkusu, K., Hasegawa, N. & Betsuyaku, T., 2013 Jan 10, In : Internal Medicine. 52, 1, p. 101-104 4 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Modulation of murine macrophage TLR7/8-mediated cytokine expression by mesenchymal stem cell-conditioned medium

Asami, T., Ishii, M., Fujii, H., Namkoong, H., Tasaka, S., Matsushita, K., Ishii, K., Yagi, K., Fujiwara, H., Funatsu, Y., Hasegawa, N. & Betsuyaku, T., 2013 Oct 21, In : Mediators of Inflammation. 2013, 264260.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2012

CRTH2 is a critical regulator of neutrophil migration and resistance to polymicrobial sepsis

Ishii, M., Asano, K., Namkoong, H., Tasaka, S., Mizoguchi, K., Asami, T., Kamata, H., Kimizuka, Y., Fujiwara, H., Funatsu, Y., Kagawa, S., Miyata, J., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Hirai, H., Nagata, K., Kunkel, S. L., Hasegawa, N. & Betsuyaku, T., 2012 Jun 1, In : Journal of Immunology. 188, 11, p. 5655-5664 10 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Carbon black nanoparticles enhance bleomycin-induced lung inflammatory and fibrotic changes in mice

Kamata, H., Tasaka, S., Inoue, K. I., Miyamoto, K., Nakano, Y., Shinoda, H., Kimizuka, Y., Fujiwara, H., Ishii, M., Hasegawa, N., Takamiya, R., Fujishima, S., Takano, H. & Ishizaka, A., 2011 Mar 1, In : Experimental Biology and Medicine. 236, 3, p. 315-324 10 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in empirical chemotherapy of bacterial meningitis in children aged more than 4 months in Japan: A survey from 1997 through 2008

Sakai, F., Hanaki, H., Ikeda-Dantsuji, Y., Hirao, Y., Nonoyama, M., Iwata, S., Sato, Y., Akita, H., Nakae, T. & Sunakawa, K., 2011 Jun, In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy. 17, 3, p. 358-362 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2010

Cytokine profiles of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in patients with pneumocystis pneumonia

Tasaka, S., Kobayashi, S., Kamata, H., Kimizuka, Y., Fujiwara, H., Funatsu, Y., Mizoguchi, K., Ishii, M., Takeuchi, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2010 Jul 1, In : Microbiology and Immunology. 54, 7, p. 425-433 9 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Elevated serum adiponectin level in patients with mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex pulmonary disease

Tasaka, S., Hasegawa, N., Nishimura, T., Yamasawa, W., Kamata, H., Shinoda, H., Kimizuka, Y., Fujiwara, H., Hirose, H. & Ishizaka, A., 2010 Apr 1, In : Respiration. 79, 5, p. 383-387 5 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Effect of direct hemoperfusion with a polymyxin B immobilized fiber column in acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia and serum indicators

Miyamoto, K., Tasaka, S., Hasegawa, N., Kamata, H., Shinoda, H., Kimizuka, Y., Fujiwara, H., Kotake, Y., Takeda, J. & Ishizaka, A., 2009 Nov, In : Nihon Kokyūki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society. 47, 11, p. 978-984 7 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Intratracheal synthetic CpG oligodeoxynucleotide causes acute lung injury with systemic inflammatory response

Tasaka, S., Kamata, H., Miyamoto, K., Nakano, Y., Shinoda, H., Kimizuka, Y., Fujiwara, H., Hasegawa, N., Fujishima, S., Miyasho, T. & Ishizaka, A., 2009 Sep 23, In : Respiratory Research. 10, 84.

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20 Citations (Scopus)