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Hepatitis C virus infection and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in Japan.
The prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection was determined in 146 adult patients with various types of glomerulonephritis and renal diseases monitored between 1990 and 1993. Serum HCVExpand
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DYSPLASIA AND RESERVE CELL HYPERPLASIA‐LIKE CHANGE IN HUMAN ESOPHAGUS
The esophagus was totally examined in 264 autopsied cases and 61 operated cases, for a total of 325 cases, to clarify the histogenesis of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. EpithelialExpand
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Soluble Fas ligand and soluble Fas in ocular fluid of patients with uveitis
AIMS To investigate the presence of soluble Fas ligand (sFasL) and soluble Fas (sFas) in ocular fluid of patients with uveitis. METHODS Samples of aqueous humour (AH, n=17), vitreous fluid (n=9), andExpand
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[Distribution of BCG antigens in mouse-tumor cells].
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Influences of several antileprosy drugs on immunological state of experimental animals.
DDS耐性患者の問題が重大化し,DDS耐性菌をマウス足蹠法で検索せねばならないという声が高まっているが,われわれは,薬物耐性といっても,DDS耐性の場合は,DDSの免疫抑制作用とその長期使用によってDDSがらい症状の進行に伴い生じる免疫不全を加速する結果,薬物治効の現われにくい状態に立至らせるのではないかと考えて,実験動物を用いDDS,Expand
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A mutation in plasma platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase (Val279Phe) is a genetic risk factor for cerebral hemorrhage but not for hypertension.
Platelet-activating factor (PAF) acetylhydrolase is an enzyme that inactivates PAF. Deficiency of this enzyme is caused by a missense mutation in the gene. We previously found a higher prevalence ofExpand
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Case report of amyloidosis-like glomerulopathy with hepatic involvement.
A few cases of nephrotic syndrome with the glomerular deposition of an amyloid-like material which did not stain with Congo red have been documented. But extrarenal deposits have not been previouslyExpand
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Elevated serum secretory IgA in patients with IgA nephropathy.
Serum secretory IgA was measured to elucidate the significance of secretory IgA in patients with IgA nephropathy. The levels of serum secretory IgA and IgA were, respectively, 6.8 +/- 3.5Expand
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Elevated salivary IgA in patients with IgA nephropathy.
Elevated Salivary IgA in Patients with IgA Nephropathy H. Yamabe K. Ozawa K. Fukushi H. Ohsawa N. Chiba K. Onodera 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Hirosaki,Expand
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IgA nephropathy and Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis with anterior uveitis.
Two patients with IgA nephropathy and a patient with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis each associated with anterior uveitis are described. As anterior uveitis accompanying IgA nephropathy improved,Expand
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