Tamayo Watanabe

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The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of dose modification based on the risk factor for linezolid-induced thrombocytopenia. A multivariate logistic regression analysis performed in the observational study showed that low body weight of <55 kg (odds ratio [OR]: 33.2, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 2.16-510.1, P = 0.012) and the baseline(More)
No reliable national antimicrobial consumption data have been available in Japan. The Japanese antimicrobial consumption surveillance (JACS) project started to collect data nationwide on antimicrobial consumption. This paper provides the first sales data from the JACS project on oral and parenteral antimicrobial consumption in Japan as well as the trends(More)
Insufficient information is available to confirm the beneficial effects of implementing an antimicrobial stewardship program in reducing mortality of patients with bloodstream infections. A single institutional cohort study was conducted to evaluate clinical outcomes after implementation of a daily review of antimicrobials used to treat patients with(More)
Catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) is an infectious disease requiring special attention. It is a common cause of nosocomial infections; catheter insertion into the central veins particularly increases the risk of infection (CLA-BSI: central line-associated bloodstream infection). We examined the relationship between the number of bacterial(More)
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