Makiko Fukayama

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To the Editor: Enteric fever (typhoid and paratyphoid fever) is a systemic infection caused by several Salmonella enterica serotypes including S. Typhi and S. Paratyphi A. The Indian subcontinent, which has the highest incidence of the disease worldwide, is also an epicenter of enteric fever caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR; resistant to chloramphenicol,(More)
The emergence of Candida albicans resistance to azole antifungal agents have been reported in the U. S. and Europe. We examined the in vitro antifungal activities of fluconazole against clinical isolates collected by seven investigators in three years to examine if a tendency existed toward the development of azole-resistance among fungal isolates in Japan.(More)
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  • Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…
  • 1994
Cardiac infection usually refers to infective endocarditis (IE) and purulent pericarditis. Though, IE was initially observed in patients with congenital or rheumatic heart disease, currently, persons with prosthetic cardiac valves and with degenerative heart disease account for the majority of the cases and there has been a significant trend toward an(More)
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  • Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai zasshi = Japanese journal…
  • 1999
Incidence and risk factors were analyzed in elderly patients with deep-seated mycosis. Twenty cases with candidiasis or aspergillosis were found in 1,663 autopsy cases. Intravascular catheters and administration of antibiotics were prominent risk factors for candidiasis as was steroid therapy. Leukocytopenia due to anti-cancer drugs caused aspergillosis.(More)
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