Chiharu Miyatake

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L-asparaginase (L-Asp) is an important reagent for acute lymphoblastic leukemia because asparagine is required for the malignant growth of tumor cells, especially lymphoblastic leukemia cells. An allergic response to L-Asp is not unusual because L-Asp is derived from Escherichia coli and is often recognized as a foreign protein. The hypersensitivity induced(More)
Cat scratch disease (CSD), which is the most common form of Bartonella henselae infection, is characterized by fever and regional lymphadenopathy following a cat scratch. Although serological examination is the most common method to confirm B. henselae infections, some patients exhibit borderline values of B.-henselae-specific antibody titers and there are(More)
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