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Effect of refrigeration of blood samples in lithium-heparin tubes on QuantiFERON TB Gold Plus test result

Uwamino, Y., Sakai, A., Nishimura, T., Noguchi, M., Uno, S., Fujiwara, H., Mori, M., Wakui, M., Murata, M. & Hasegawa, N., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refrigeration
Lithium
Gold
Heparin
Product Labeling

Low serum estradiol levels are related to Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: A cross-sectional study

Uwamino, Y., Nishimura, T., Sato, Y., Tamizu, E., Asakura, T., Uno, S., Mori, M., Fujiwara, H., Ishii, M., Kawabe, H., Murata, M. & Hasegawa, N., 2019 Dec 16, In : BMC infectious diseases. 19, 1, 1055.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Lung Diseases
Estradiol
Cross-Sectional Studies
Serum
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mycobacterium avium complex
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Pulmonary diseases
respiratory tract diseases
Lung Diseases
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Lung Diseases
Observational Studies
Soil
Water
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sitafloxacin-containing regimen for the treatment of refractory mycobacterium avium complex lung disease

Asakura, T., Suzuki, S., Fukano, H., Okamori, S., Kusumoto, T., Uwamino, Y., Ogawa, T., So, M., Uno, S., Namkoong, H., Yoshida, M., Kamata, H., Ishii, M., Nishimura, T., Hoshino, Y. & Hasegawa, N., 2019 Apr 1, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 4, ofz108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Lung Diseases
Sputum
Therapeutics
Macrolides
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aspergillus precipitating antibody in patients with Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: A cross-sectional study

Suzuki, S., Asakura, T., Namkoong, H., Okamori, S., Yagi, K., Kamata, H., Uwamino, Y., Funatsu, Y., Nakano, Y., Nishimura, T., Ishii, M., Ebihara, T., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2018 May 1, In : Respiratory Medicine. 138, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Aspergillus
Lung Diseases
Cross-Sectional Studies
Antibodies

Association between six-minute walk test parameters and the health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease

Yagi, K., Asakura, T., Namkoong, H., Suzuki, S., Asami, T., Okamori, S., Kusumoto, T., Funatsu, Y., Kamata, H., Nishimura, T., Ishii, M., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2018 Jul 13, In : BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 18, 1, 114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Quality of Life
Lung
Walk Test
Health Surveys
1 Citation (Scopus)

Clinical characteristics of pulmonary Mycobacterium lentiflavum disease in adult patients

Yagi, K., Morimoto, K., Ishii, M., Namkoong, H., Okamori, S., Asakura, T., Suzuki, S., Asami, T., Uwamino, Y., Funatsu, Y., Fujiwara, H., Kamata, H., Nishimura, T., Betsuyaku, T., Kurashima, A. & Hasegawa, N., 2018 Feb 1, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 67, p. 65-69 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium
Lung
Medical Records
Thorax
Tomography
4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
Japan
Lung
Clarithromycin
Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Infections
7 Citations (Scopus)

Natural history of Mycobacterium fortuitum pulmonary infection presenting with migratory infiltrates: A case report with microbiological analysis

Okamori, S., Asakura, T., Nishimura, T., Tamizu, E., Ishii, M., Yoshida, M., Fukano, H., Hayashi, Y., Fujita, M., Hoshino, Y., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2018 Jan 2, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 18, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium fortuitum
Natural History
Lung
Infection
Pneumonia
3 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Students
Interferon-gamma Release Tests
Japan
Tuberculosis
Delivery of Health Care
2 Citations (Scopus)

School-age children and adolescents suspected of having been to be infected with pertussis in Japan

Yasui, Y., Mitsui, T., Nishimura, T., Uchida, K., Inokuchi, M., Mori, M., Tokumura, M. & Nakayama, T., 2018 May 11, In : Vaccine. 36, 20, p. 2910-2915 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

whooping cough
Whooping Cough
Japan
pertussis toxin
antibodies
2017
14 Citations (Scopus)

Bcl-x L mediates RIPK3-dependent necrosis in M. tuberculosis-infected macrophages

Zhao, X., Khan, N., Gan, H., Tzelepis, F., Nishimura, T., Park, S. Y., Divangahi, M. & Remold, H. G., 2017 Nov 1, In : Mucosal Immunology. 10, 6, p. 1553-1568 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Receptor-Interacting Protein Serine-Threonine Kinases
B-Cell Lymphoma
Protein Kinases
Tuberculosis
Necrosis
2 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Lung Diseases
Biomarkers
Mycobacterium avium
Serum
4 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudomonas Infections
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lung Diseases
Quality of Life
20 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amikacin
Lung Diseases
Safety
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Mycobacterium
1 Citation (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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neisseria
Cholangitis
Bacteremia
Cefoperazone
Sulbactam
2016
2 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium scrofulaceum
Lung
Lung Diseases
Hospital Medicine
Mycobacterium avium Complex
11 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amikacin
Mycobacterium
Intravenous Administration
Lung Diseases
Outpatients
35 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Macrolides
Lung Diseases
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium
3 Citations (Scopus)

Middle-aged to elderly women have a higher asymptomatic infection rate with Mycobacterium avium complex, regardless of body habitus

Nishimura, T., Fujita-Suzuki, Y., Mori, M., Carpenter, S. M., Fujiwara, H., Uwamino, Y., Tamizu, E., Yano, I., Kawabe, H. & Hasegawa, N., 2016 Apr 1, In : Respirology. 21, 3, p. 553-555 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Asymptomatic Infections
Lung Diseases
Healthy Volunteers
Body Mass Index
3 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Healthy Volunteers
Pharmacokinetics
Viral Pneumonia
Human Influenza
Neuraminidase
2015
18 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
C-Reactive Protein
Lung Diseases
Cross-Sectional Studies
Quality of Life
7 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrence of disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex disease in a patient with anti-gamma interferon autoantibodies by reinfection

Nishimura, T., Fujita-Suzuki, Y., Yonemaru, M., Ohkusu, K., Sakagami, T., Carpenter, S. M., Otsuka, Y., Namkoong, H., Yano, I. & Hasegawa, N., 2015 Apr 1, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53, 4, p. 1436-1438 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Autoantibodies
Interferon-gamma
Recurrence
Mycobacterium avium
2014
5 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nocardia Infections
Mycobacterium avium Complex
Lung Diseases
Nocardia
Sputum
2013
115 Citations (Scopus)

IL-1β promotes antimicrobial immunity in macrophages by regulating TNFR signaling and caspase-3 activation

Jayaraman, P., Sada-Ovalle, I., Nishimura, T., Anderson, A. C., Kuchroo, V. K., Remold, H. G. & Behar, S. M., 2013 Apr 15, In : Journal of Immunology. 190, 8, p. 4196-4204 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interleukin-1
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Caspase 3
Immunity
Macrophages
18 Citations (Scopus)

The prostaglandin E2 receptor EP4 is integral to a positive feedback loop for prostaglandin E2 production in human macrophages infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Nishimura, T., Zhao, X., Gan, H., Koyasu, S. & Remold, H. G., 2013 Sep, In : FASEB Journal. 27, 9, p. 3827-3836 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostaglandin Receptors
Macrophages
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Dinoprostone
Feedback
2011
191 Citations (Scopus)

Apoptosis is an innate defense function of macrophages against Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Behar, S. M., Martin, C. J., Booty, M. G., Nishimura, T., Zhao, X., Gan, H. X., Divangahi, M. & Remold, H. G., 2011 May, In : Mucosal Immunology. 4, 3, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Macrophages
Apoptosis
Necrosis
Prostaglandins E
2010
22 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, In : Respiration. 79, 5, p. 383-387 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Adiponectin
Lung Diseases
Leptin
Interleukin-6
2009
15 Citations (Scopus)

Concentrations of clarithromycin and active metabolite in the epithelial lining fluid of patients with Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease

Hasegawa, N., Nishimura, T., Watabnabe, M., Tasaka, S., Nakano, Y., Yamazaki, K., Hashimoto, S., Nishimura, M. & Ishizaka, A., 2009 Jun, In : Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 22, 3, p. 190-193 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Pulmonary diseases
Clarithromycin
Metabolites
Linings
21 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of tnf-α-converting enzyme inhibition on acute lung injury induced by endotoxin in the rat

Shimizu, M., Hasegawa, N., Nishimura, T., Endo, Y., Shiraishi, Y., Yamasawa, W., Koh, H., Tasaka, S., Shimada, H., Nakano, Y., Fujishima, S., Yamaguchi, K. & Ishizaka, A., 2009 Nov, In : Shock. 32, 5, p. 535-540 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Lung Injury
Endotoxins
Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid
Enzymes
Neutrophils
13 Citations (Scopus)

Serodiagnostic contributions of antibody titers against mycobacterial lipid antigens in mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease

Nishimura, T., Hasegawa, N., Fujita, Y., Yano, I. & Ishizaka, A., 2009 Aug 15, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 49, 4, p. 529-535 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Lung Diseases
Lipids
Antigens
Antibodies
31 Citations (Scopus)

Therapeutic effects of various initial combinations of chemotherapy including clarithromycin against Mycobacterium avium complex pulmonary disease

Hasegawa, N., Nishimura, T., Ohtani, S., Takeshita, K., Fukunaga, K., Tasaka, S., Urano, T., Ishii, K., Miyairi, M. & Ishizaka, A., 2009 Dec 1, In : Chest. 136, 6, p. 1569-1575 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Clarithromycin
Therapeutic Uses
Combination Drug Therapy
Lung Diseases
2008
45 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy of an interferon-γ release assay to detect active pulmonary and extra-pulmonary tuberculosis

Nishimura, T., Hasegawa, N., Mori, M., Takebayashi, T., Harada, N., Higuchi, K., Tasaka, S. & Ishizaka, A., 2008 Mar, In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 12, 3, p. 269-274 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Interferons
Lung
Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
14 Citations (Scopus)

Bronchoscopic microsampling to analyze the epithelial lining fluid of patients with pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease

Nishimura, T., Hasegawa, N., Watanabe, M., Takebayashi, T., Tasaka, S. & Ishizaka, A., 2008 Sep, In : Respiration. 76, 3, p. 338-343 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium avium Complex
Lung
Tomography
Healthy Volunteers
Biomarkers
2007
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of 5 day short-course therapies for secondary infection in patients with chronic respiratory disease using gatifloxacin and levofloxacin

Nakamura, M., Hasegawa, N., Miyao, N., Nakajima, T., Terashima, T., Sakamaki, F., Hiraoka, R., Matsubara, H., Oyamada, Y., Yonemaru, M., Nishio, K., Shimada, N., Kawada, I., Naoki, K., Tasaka, S., Nishimura, T. & Ishizaka, A., 2007 Nov, In : Japanese Journal of Chemotherapy. 55, 6, p. 451-462 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Levofloxacin
Coinfection
Chronic Disease
Therapeutics
Medical Economics
165 Citations (Scopus)

Serum indicators for the diagnosis of pneumocystis pneumonia

Tasaka, S., Hasegawa, N., Kobayashi, S., Yamasawa, W., Nishimura, T., Takeuchi, T. & Ishizaka, A., 2007 Apr, In : Chest. 131, 4, p. 1173-1180 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumocystis Pneumonia
Dimercaprol
L-Lactate Dehydrogenase
Serum
C-Reactive Protein
2006
2 Citations (Scopus)
Pneumocystis Pneumonia
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
beta-Glucans
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Serum
15 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of initial passage of endotoxin through the liver on the extent of acute lung injury in a rat model

Shimada, H., Hasegawa, N., Koh, H., Tasaka, S., Shimizu, M., Yamasawa, W., Nishimura, T., Amakawa, K., Kohno, M., Sawafuji, M., Nakamura, K., Fujishima, S., Yamaguchi, K. & Ishizaka, A., 2006 Sep, In : Shock. 26, 3, p. 311-315 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Lung Injury
Endotoxins
Lipopolysaccharides
Liver
Inferior Vena Cava
9 Citations (Scopus)

New rapid detection test with a combination of polymerase chain reaction and immunochromatographic assay for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex

Suzuki, T., Tanaka, M., Otani, S., Matsuura, S., Sakaguchi, Y., Nishimura, T., Ishizaka, A. & Hasegawa, N., 2006 Nov, In : Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 56, 3, p. 275-280 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunochromatography
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Mycobacterium
Staining and Labeling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Small cell lung cancer with Sjögren's syndrome and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome

Nishimura, T., Tasaka, S., Yamasawa, W., Hasegawa, N., Soejima, K., Sayama, K., Asano, K. & Ishizaka, A., 2006 Oct, In : Nihon Kokyūki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society. 44, 10, p. 775-778 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Muscle Weakness
Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Lower Extremity
Gait
2005
14 Citations (Scopus)

Usefulness of QuantiFERON®TB-2G in contact investigation of a tuberculosis outbreak in a university

Funayama, K., Tsujimoto, A., Mori, M., Yamamoto, H., Fujiwara, K., Nishimura, T., Hasegawa, N., Horiguchi, I., Mori, T. & Marui, E., 2005 Jul, In : Kekkaku. 80, 7, p. 527-534 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tuberculin
Disease Outbreaks
Tuberculosis
Students
Erythema
2004
48 Citations (Scopus)

Autoimmune pancreatitis with pseudocysts

Nishimura, T., Masaoka, T., Suzuki, H., Aiura, K., Nagata, H. & Ishii, H., 2004 Oct, In : Journal of Gastroenterology. 39, 10, p. 1005-1010 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatitis
Pancreas
Immunoglobulin G
Pancreatic Ducts
Back Pain