Affiliation: Osaka University
- Prospective study of mother-to-infant transmission of hepatitis C virusH Tajiri
Department of Pediatrics, Osaka University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan
Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:10-4. 2001..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of mother-to-infant transmission in infants born to mothers who tested positive for anti-HCV antibodies and to elucidate associated risk factors for transmission...
- Three cases with TT virus infection and idiopathic neonatal hepatitisH Tajiri
Department of Pediatrics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Intervirology 44:364-9. 2001..The patients presented here, whose livers were infected with the TTV and showed a favorable response to gammaglobulin therapy, may represent a subset of idiopathic neonatal hepatitis patients...
- Three paediatric cases of primary sclerosing cholangitis treated with ursodeoxycholic acid and sulphasalazineK Kozaiwa
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:825-9. 1998..We suggest that sulphasalazine in addition to UDCA might be a viable treatment for children with primary sclerosing cholangitis...
- Frequent detection of the human herpesvirus 6-specific genomes in the livers of children with various liver diseasesY Ozaki
Department of Pediatrics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-2 Yamadaoka Suita-shi, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
J Clin Microbiol 39:2173-7. 2001..Our results showed that HHV-6B is frequently present in the livers of children with a variety of liver diseases but do not support the assumption that HHV-6B infection of the liver is associated with prolonged non-B non-C hepatitis...