Nobuyasu Ono

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the correlation of risk factors to the occurrence of urinary tract infection in full-term newborn infants. PATIENTS AND METHODS Retrospective study (1997) including full-term infants having a positive urine culture by bag specimen. Urine collection was based on: fever, weight loss > 10% of birth weight, nonspecific symptoms (feeding(More)
To examine the involvement of reactive oxygen species, we measured the concentration of 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG), a biomarker of oxidative stress, in cerebrospinal fluid samples from 63 children with and without meningitis. We observed that the mean concentration of 8-OHdG in samples obtained during the early phase of bacterial meningitis, but(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of urine culture by bag specimen for the detection of neonatal urinary tract infection in full-term newborn infants. Retrospective study (1997) including full-term newborn infants having a positive urine culture (> 100,000 CFU/ml) by bag specimen collection. The urinary tract infection diagnosis was confirmed by positive(More)
Acute encephalopathy with biphasic seizures and late reduced diffusion was recently established clinicoradiologically as an encephalopathy syndrome. The outcome of this encephalopathy is characterized by a low mortality rate and high incidence of neurologic sequelae. Although the exact pathogenesis of this encephalopathy is uncertain, excitotoxic injury(More)