Hiroko Kuroki

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In this study, we tried to isolate legionellae from nine Legionella DNA-positive soil samples collected from four different sites contaminated with industrial wastes in Japan. Using culture methods with or without Acanthamoeba culbertsoni, a total of 22 isolates of legionellae were obtained from five of the nine samples. Identification of species and/or(More)
The effects of subminimal inhibitory concentrations (sub-MIC) of four beta-lactam antibiotics [penicillin-G (PCG), ampicillin (AMP), cephaloridine (CER), cephalothin (CET)] were tested against Clostridium perfringens type A PB6K, after determining the minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of 29 different Clostridium strains. The majority of the strains(More)
  • Hiroko Kuroki
  • Rinsho byori. The Japanese journal of clinical…
  • 2000
S. pneumoniae is one of the most important pathogens in respiratory tract infections and systemic infections. The frequencies of isolating Penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae(PRSP) has been increasing recently. The therapeutic strategy is becoming difficult. Ampicillin and amoxicillin are the choices of drugs to treat respiratory infections with(More)
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