H Nishiura

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Transmission dynamics of hepatitis E among swine: potential impact upon human infection
    Kunio Satou
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Animal Health, Kannnondai, Tsukuba, Japan
    BMC Vet Res 3:9. 2007
  2. pmc Dementia-specific risks of scabies: retrospective epidemiologic analysis of an unveiled nosocomial outbreak in Japan from 1989-90
    Masae Tsutsumi
    School of Nursing, Yamaguchi Prefectural University, Miyanoshimo, Yamaguchi, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 5:85. 2005
  3. pmc Smallpox during pregnancy and maternal outcomes
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1119-21. 2006
  4. pmc Transmission potential of primary pneumonic plague: time inhomogeneous evaluation based on historical documents of the transmission network
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, Tübingen 72070, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:640-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the duration of vaccine-induced residual protection against severe and fatal smallpox based on secondary vaccination failure
    H Nishiura
    Dept of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, Tubingen, Germany
    Infection 34:241-6. 2006
  6. pmc Incubation period as a clinical predictor of botulism: analysis of previous izushi-borne outbreaks in Hokkaido, Japan, from 1951 to 1965
    H Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Epidemiol Infect 135:126-30. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of a primary pneumonic plague in Kantoshu, Manchuria, from 1910 to 1911: statistical analysis of individual records collected by the Japanese Empire
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstrasse 55, Tubingen, D 72070, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1059-65. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Natural history of dengue virus (DENV)-1 and DENV-4 infections: reanalysis of classic studies
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, D 72070, Germany
    J Infect Dis 195:1007-13. 2007
  9. pmc Time variations in the transmissibility of pandemic influenza in Prussia, Germany, from 1918-19
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Theor Biol Med Model 4:20. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a previous smallpox vaccination study: estimation of the time period required to acquire vaccine-induced immunity as assessed by revaccination
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, Tubingen, Germany
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:673-80. 2006

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Publications28

  1. pmc Transmission dynamics of hepatitis E among swine: potential impact upon human infection
    Kunio Satou
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Animal Health, Kannnondai, Tsukuba, Japan
    BMC Vet Res 3:9. 2007
    ..Clarifying the detailed mechanisms of transmission within farms is required in order to facilitate an understanding of the age-specific patterns of infection, especially just prior to slaughter...
  2. pmc Dementia-specific risks of scabies: retrospective epidemiologic analysis of an unveiled nosocomial outbreak in Japan from 1989-90
    Masae Tsutsumi
    School of Nursing, Yamaguchi Prefectural University, Miyanoshimo, Yamaguchi, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 5:85. 2005
    ..This study documents the findings of a ward-scale nosocomial outbreak in western Japan from 1989-90, for which permission to publish was only recently obtained...
  3. pmc Smallpox during pregnancy and maternal outcomes
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1119-21. 2006
    ..3% (95% confidence interval [CI] 31.4-37.1), and the proportion of miscarriage or premature birth was estimated to be 39.9% (95% CI 36.5-43.2). Vaccination before pregnancy reduced the risk for death...
  4. pmc Transmission potential of primary pneumonic plague: time inhomogeneous evaluation based on historical documents of the transmission network
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, Tübingen 72070, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:640-5. 2006
    ..Furthermore, a likelihood based approach was used for the time inhomogeneous evaluation of the outbreaks for which there was scarcity of cases...
  5. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the duration of vaccine-induced residual protection against severe and fatal smallpox based on secondary vaccination failure
    H Nishiura
    Dept of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, Tubingen, Germany
    Infection 34:241-6. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Incubation period as a clinical predictor of botulism: analysis of previous izushi-borne outbreaks in Hokkaido, Japan, from 1951 to 1965
    H Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Epidemiol Infect 135:126-30. 2007
    ..In the event of intentional contamination of food with botulinum toxin, rapidly determining the incubation periods may be critical for guiding public health response efforts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of a primary pneumonic plague in Kantoshu, Manchuria, from 1910 to 1911: statistical analysis of individual records collected by the Japanese Empire
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstrasse 55, Tubingen, D 72070, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1059-65. 2006
    ..With the current rarity of pneumonic plague epidemics, our epidemiological knowledge remains insufficient for detailed characterization of effective control measures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Natural history of dengue virus (DENV)-1 and DENV-4 infections: reanalysis of classic studies
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, D 72070, Germany
    J Infect Dis 195:1007-13. 2007
    ..The natural history of wild-type dengue virus (DENV) infections of humans, including incubation and infectious periods, requires further study...
  9. pmc Time variations in the transmissibility of pandemic influenza in Prussia, Germany, from 1918-19
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Theor Biol Med Model 4:20. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a previous smallpox vaccination study: estimation of the time period required to acquire vaccine-induced immunity as assessed by revaccination
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, Tubingen, Germany
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:673-80. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the epidemiology of postexposure vaccination against smallpox
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:219-26. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Still protected against smallpox? Estimation of the duration of vaccine-induced immunity against smallpox
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstrasse 55, Tübingen D 72070, Germany
    Epidemiology 17:576-81. 2006
    ..It has previously been suggested that at least partial protection against severe and fatal smallpox may persist throughout life...
  13. doi request reprint Determination of the appropriate quarantine period following smallpox exposure: an objective approach using the incubation period distribution
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Westbahnhofstr 55, Tübingen D 72070, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:97-104. 2009
    ..These results suggest that quarantine measures can ensure non-infection among those exposed to smallpox with probabilities higher than 95-99%, if the exposed individuals are quarantined for 18-23 days after the date of contact tracing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Household and community transmission of the Asian influenza A (H2N2) and influenza B viruses in 1957 and 1961
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 38:1075-83. 2007
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  15. pmc Infectiousness of smallpox relative to disease age: estimates based on transmission network and incubation period
    H Nishiura
    Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1145-50. 2007
    ..1% of secondary transmissions occurred up to 9 days after onset of fever. The proposed method appeared to be useful for diseases with an acute course of illness, where transmission was not hampered by depletion of susceptible contacts...
  16. ncbi request reprint The earliest notes on the reproduction number in relation to herd immunity: Theophil Lotz and smallpox vaccination
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    J Theor Biol 241:964-7. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Modeling for a smallpox-vaccination policy against possible bioterrorism in Japan: the impact of long-lasting vaccinal immunity
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand
    J Epidemiol 14:41-50. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Rurality and pandemic influenza: geographic heterogeneity in the risks of infection and death in Kanagawa, Japan (1918-1919)
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Theoretical Epidemiology, University of Utrecht, Yalelaan 7, 3584 CL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    N Z Med J 121:18-27. 2008
    ..To characterise the impact of rurality on the spread of pandemic influenza by exploring both the numbers of cases and deaths in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, from October 1918 to April 1919 inclusive...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evidence of the partial effects of inactivated Japanese encephalitis vaccination: analysis of previous outbreaks in Japan from 1953 to 1960
    Kunio Satou
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Animal Health, Tsukuba, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 17:271-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the partial effects of vaccination against equine Japanese encephalitis (JE) and characterize other prognostic factors based on previous outbreak records in Japan from 1953 to 1960...
  20. pmc Comparative estimation of the reproduction number for pandemic influenza from daily case notification data
    Gerardo Chowell
    Theoretical Division MS B284, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    J R Soc Interface 4:155-66. 2007
    ..We conclude that the reproduction number for pandemic influenza (Spanish flu) at the city level can be robustly assessed to lie in the range of 2.0-3.0, in broad agreement with previous estimates using distinct data...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predicting residual immunity against smallpox
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    J Infect Dis 195:160-1; author reply 161-2. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Emergence of the concept of the basic reproduction number from mathematical demography
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    J Theor Biol 244:357-64. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Rapid awareness and transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hanoi French Hospital, Vietnam
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:17-25. 2005
    ..Intuitive results obtained by means of stochastic individual-based simulations showed that rapid improvements in behavior and isolation would increase the probability of extinction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities in Thailand: geographic distribution of medical supplies in the provinces
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    DTM and H Epidemiology Research Committee, Bangkok School of Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:735-40. 2004
    ..6%, 25.8% and 20.6% are concentrated in the Bangkok Metropolis. Specific ideas to solve those problems are discussed in order to overcome this health care crisis by the year 2025...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting the future trend of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Thailand: assessing the impact of control strategies
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:649-56. 2004
    ..It is pointed out that there are urgent needs to ensure adequate supervision and monitoring, to insure treatment of 100% of the targeted population with Directly Observed Therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Simple approximate backcalculation method applied to estimate HIV prevalence in Japan
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, England
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:133-5. 2004
  27. pmc Switch moiety in agonist/antagonist dual effect of S19 ribosomal protein dimer on leukocyte chemotactic C5a receptor
    Arjun Shrestha
    Division of Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Am J Pathol 162:1381-8. 2003
    ..These results indicated that the conversion of the RP S19 dimer from agonist to antagonist of C5a receptor is attributed to the IAGQVAAANKK moiety between Ile134 and Lys144...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ascaris lumbricoides among children in rural communities in the Northern Area, Pakistan: prevalence, intensity, and associated socio-cultural and behavioral risk factors
    Hiroshi Nishiura
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Miyazaki Medical College, 5200 Kihara, Kiyotake, Japan
    Acta Trop 83:223-31. 2002
    ..lumbricoides. The results indicated that there were certain clear risk factors in A. lumbricoides transmission, and that its intensity was influenced by age-related behavioral and environmental factors that contribute to exposure...