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Changes in the Number of Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes and Concentrations of IL‐8 and Granulocyte Elastase in the Vaginas of Normal Pregnant Women
PROBLEM: It is unknown whether the number of vaginal polymorphonuclear leukocytes (vPMNs) of healthy pregnant women changes during pregnancy.
Quantification of leukotriene B4 glucuronide in human urine.
We have developed a method for measuring leukotriene B4 glucuronide, a marker of systemic leukotriene B4 biosynthesis, in human urine. This method involves the separation of two positional isomers ofExpand
Serum sialic acid alterations in the hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis.
past investigations were based mainly on morphologic studies, that the time dependent biochemical changes may be identified. Recently, attention has been focused on the surface protein of cancerExpand
The purpose of this study was to characterize the ultrastructural and enzyme-histochemical features of Hofbauer cells in the placental villi of second-trimester abortions. Hofbauer cells in theExpand
Etiology of Sarcoidosis: the Role of Propionibacterium acnes
Sarcoidosis, of unknown etiology, may result from exposure of a genetically susceptible subject to a specific environmental agent(s), possibly an infectious one, although none has been identified.Expand
Characteristics of patients with subchorionic hematomas in the second trimester
Aim:  The aim of this study was to investigate the etiological characteristics of patients diagnosed with subchorionic hematoma.
Hepatitis B surface antigen in the serum after delivery from asymptomatic carrier of infants mothers
A survey ofsera of 5,993 pregnant women for hepatitis B surface antigen in Tokyo revealed 139 asymptomatic carriers (2.3%), essentially the same as that of a control population of comparable ageExpand
Progressive Encephalomyelitis with Rigidity and Myoclonus Resolving after Thymectomy with Subsequent Anasarca: An Autopsy Case
Progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus (PERM) is an autoimmune disorder involving the brainstem and spinal cord and is sometimes associated with thymoma. We encountered aExpand