Nozomi Tsuchiya

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Clinical characteristics of human bocavirus (HBoV) infection have been studied worldwide, but their importance of those characteristics remains unknown. We investigated distinctive clinical features of HBoV-positive children with lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI). During April 2007–July 2009, for 402 hospitalized children younger than 2 years with(More)
The advances in preclinical cancer models, including orthotopic implantation models or genetically engineered mouse models of cancer, enable pursuing the molecular mechanism of cancer disease that might mimic genetic and biological processes in humans. Lung cancer is the major cause of cancer deaths; therefore, the treatment and prevention of lung cancer(More)
A novel influenza A (2009 H1N1) virus has led to a worldwide pandemic. A significant number of patients with pneumonia have been reported, although its pathogenesis remains to be elucidated. To determine its pathogenesis, we evaluated serum interleukin (IL)-5 and peripheral eosinophil counts in patients with acute pneumonia caused by the 2009 H1N1 virus.(More)
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