Masami Ohya

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A 43-year-old Japanese man who was positive for hepatitis B surface (HBs) antigen and HB e antibody, underwent chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. After the chemotherapy he suffered from acute exacerbation of hepatitis because of reactivation of HBV. Recovery was achieved with interferon-α, glucagon-insulin therapy, and plasma exchange. Mutations were(More)
Although the MHC class II 'u' haplotype is strongly associated with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in rats, the role of MHC class II in the development of tissue-specific autoimmune diseases including T1D and autoimmune thyroiditis remains unclear. To clarify this, we produced a congenic strain carrying MHC class II 'a' and 'u' haplotypes on the Komeda(More)
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