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Baloxavir Marboxil for Uncomplicated Influenza in Adults and Adolescents
BACKGROUND Baloxavir marboxil is a selective inhibitor of influenza cap‐dependent endonuclease. It has shown therapeutic activity in preclinical models of influenza A and B virus infections,Expand
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Clarithromycin suppresses lipopolysaccharide-induced interleukin-8 production by human monocytes through AP-1 and NF-kappa B transcription factors.
Erythromycin and other macrolides are effective for the treatment of chronic inflammatory airway diseases such as diffuse panbronchiolitis (DPB) and chronic sinusitis. The effect of macrolides in DPBExpand
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Clinical practice guidelines for nursing- and healthcare-associated pneumonia (NHCAP) [complete translation].
Shigeru Kohno, Yoshifumi Imamura, Yuichiro Shindo, Masafumi Seki, Tadashi Ishida, Shinji Teramoto, Junichi Kadota, Kazunori Tomono, Akira Watanabe Unit of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology,Expand
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Association between mycobacterial genotypes and disease progression in Mycobacterium avium pulmonary infection
Background: Non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, most commonly caused by Mycobacterium avium infection, tends to show variable disease progression, and significant disease predictors have notExpand
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Quantitative Changes in Sugars, Especially Oligosaccharides, During Fermentation and Storage of Yogurt
Abstract Yogurt was prepared by fermentation with Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus . Lactose content (6.53%) of yogurt mix progressively decreased to 4.22% during fermentation.Expand
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Nationwide surveillance of bacterial respiratory pathogens conducted by the Surveillance Committee of Japanese Society of Chemotherapy, Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases, and Japanese
For the purpose of nationwide surveillance of antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial respiratory pathogens from patients in Japan, the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy (JSC) started a survey inExpand
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Clinical evaluation methods for new antimicrobial agents to treat respiratory infections: Report of the Committee for the Respiratory System, Japan Society of Chemotherapy
The present report constitutes an attempt to improve and modify the existing clinical evaluation method for new antimicrobial agents to treat respiratory infections. One year ago, a general guidelineExpand
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Revision of the severity rating and classification of hospital‐acquired pneumonia in the Japanese Respiratory Society guidelines
Background and objective:  Based on the results of a multicentre collaborative survey of hospital‐acquired pneumonia (HAP) conducted in Japan, the severity rating and classification of pneumonia inExpand
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Nationwide surveillance of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of pathogens isolated from surgical site infections (SSI) in Japan
To investigate the trends of antimicrobial resistance in pathogens isolated from surgical site infections (SSI), a Japanese surveillance committee conducted the first nationwide survey. Seven mainExpand
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Efficacy of clarithromycin plus vancomycin in mice with implant-related infection caused by biofilm-forming Staphylococcus aureus
BackgroundStaphylococcal biofilms pose an important problem, especially after orthopedic surgery using foreign implants. Clarithromycin (CAM) eliminates the biofilms formed by a wide variety ofExpand
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