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The minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of 18 antibiotics were determined for 66 clinical isolates of staphylococci. Genotypes, mutations in the quinolone resistance-determining regions (QRDRs), and effect of efflux were determined in the 18 levofloxacin-resistant isolates, for which the MICs of levofloxacin were high (> or =8 microg/ml). The increased(More)
  • M L Doi
  • 1991
Rituals are enactments of shared meanings, norms, and values. The kanreki, a traditional Japanese rite of passage to old age at 60, is now being celebrated by Nisei (second generation Japanese Americans). This paper examines the transformation of the Japanese rite of passage to a collective response among the Nisei to the dilemmas of growing older in urban(More)
Hiroko WAKIMOTO1)2), Masamichi OGURA2), Hisako YANO2), Akira KOGUCHI3), Yukio WAKIMOTO4), Souhei MIYAKAWA5), Matsuko Katsuko OKUZUMI6) & Masashi MIZOKAMI4) 1) Aichi Medical University School of Nursing 2) Nagoya City University Graduate School of Nursing 3) Abbott Japan 4) Nagoya City University Hospital 5) Kariwa-gun General Hospital 6) Dokkyo Medical(More)
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