Asami Sasaki

Summary

Affiliation: Niigata University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measles outbreaks in high schools closely associated with sporting events in Niigata, Japan
    Asami Sasaki
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757, Asahimachi Dori, Niigata City, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    J Infect 55:179-83. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human metapneumovirus and influenza virus infections among Japanese children during two successive winters
    Asami Sasaki
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University, School of Medicine, Japan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:905-8. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of human influenza A viruses in a local area during eight influenza epidemics from 2000 to 2007
    Hassan Zaraket
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, 1 757, Asahimachi Dori, Niigata, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Arch Virol 154:285-95. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Recurrence and persistence of fever in children who developed amantadine-resistant influenza viruses after treatment
    Yugo Shobugawa
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 214:129-38. 2008
  5. pmc New genotypes within respiratory syncytial virus group B genotype BA in Niigata, Japan
    Isolde C Dapat
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture 951 8510, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3423-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of oseltamivir treatment among children with influenza A or B virus infections during four successive winters in Niigata City, Japan
    Maki Sato
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 214:113-20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Antibody response to influenza vaccination in nursing home residents and healthcare workers during four successive seasons in Niigata, Japan
    Mizuho Sato
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University, Niigata Prefecture 951 8510, Japan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:859-66. 2005
  8. pmc Molecular epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infections among children with acute respiratory symptoms in a community over three seasons
    Mizuho Sato
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757, Asahimachi Dori, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, 951 8510, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 43:36-40. 2005
  9. pmc Geodemographics profiling of influenza A and B virus infections in community neighborhoods in Japan
    Yoshinari Kimura
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 11:36. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographic mapping method shows potential for mapping influenza activity in Europe
    Reiko Saito
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Niigata, Japan
    Euro Surveill 10:E051027.6. 2005

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Measles outbreaks in high schools closely associated with sporting events in Niigata, Japan
    Asami Sasaki
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757, Asahimachi Dori, Niigata City, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    J Infect 55:179-83. 2007
    ..Due to high vaccine coverage in Niigata, we had no outbreaks of measles from 1997 to 2003 but an opportunity to study the role of sporting events in the propagation of an epidemic was experienced in the spring of the latter year...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human metapneumovirus and influenza virus infections among Japanese children during two successive winters
    Asami Sasaki
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University, School of Medicine, Japan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:905-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify links between hMPV and influenza virus infections among children with influenza-like illness...
  3. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of human influenza A viruses in a local area during eight influenza epidemics from 2000 to 2007
    Hassan Zaraket
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, 1 757, Asahimachi Dori, Niigata, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Arch Virol 154:285-95. 2009
    ..Finally, acquisition or loss of N-glycosylation sites was shown to contribute to the evolution of influenza A virus, especially in the case of H3N2, which had a higher tendency to acquire new glycosylation sites...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recurrence and persistence of fever in children who developed amantadine-resistant influenza viruses after treatment
    Yugo Shobugawa
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 214:129-38. 2008
    ..s.). Therefore, we concluded that younger children were prone to develop amantadine-resistance after treatment and showed a significant recurrence of fever on day 4 and/or 5, and the course of illness was consequently prolonged...
  5. pmc New genotypes within respiratory syncytial virus group B genotype BA in Niigata, Japan
    Isolde C Dapat
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture 951 8510, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3423-7. 2010
    ..These new genotypes were not associated with large outbreaks in the community...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of oseltamivir treatment among children with influenza A or B virus infections during four successive winters in Niigata City, Japan
    Maki Sato
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 214:113-20. 2008
    ..Our data provide evidence that oseltamivir is beneficial for influenza infections, but the effectiveness is differed by type and age...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antibody response to influenza vaccination in nursing home residents and healthcare workers during four successive seasons in Niigata, Japan
    Mizuho Sato
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University, Niigata Prefecture 951 8510, Japan
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:859-66. 2005
    ..To evaluate the antibody response to influenza vaccines in nursing home residents and healthcare workers (HCWs) and its relation to residents' functional and chronic disease status during four successive seasons...
  8. pmc Molecular epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus infections among children with acute respiratory symptoms in a community over three seasons
    Mizuho Sato
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757, Asahimachi Dori, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, 951 8510, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 43:36-40. 2005
    ..Support for determination of the genotype by RT-PCR as an effective tool for characterization of RSV circulation patterns in the community is provided...
  9. pmc Geodemographics profiling of influenza A and B virus infections in community neighborhoods in Japan
    Yoshinari Kimura
    Division of Public Health, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 11:36. 2011
    ..We aimed to clarify the relationship between the incidence of influenza and neighborhood characteristics using GIS and identified the type of small areas where influenza occurs frequently or infrequently...
  10. ncbi request reprint Geographic mapping method shows potential for mapping influenza activity in Europe
    Reiko Saito
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Niigata, Japan
    Euro Surveill 10:E051027.6. 2005
  11. pmc Geographic and temporal trends in influenzalike illness, Japan, 1992-1999
    Takatsugu Sakai
    Department of Public Health, Niigata University School of Medicine, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1822-6. 2004
    ..Applying the kriging method allowed better visualization and understanding of spatiotemporal trends in seasonal ILI activity. This method will likely be an important tool for future influenza surveillance in Japan...