Nobukatsu Ishikawa

Summary

Affiliation: Research Institute of Tuberculosis
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [How to cope with the global tuberculosis burden--experiences and perspectives for Japan's international cooperation]
    Nobukatsu Ishikawa
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo
    Kekkaku 80:89-94. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis care and new horizon of Japanese society]
    Nobukatsu Ishikawa
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:367-81. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis among the socially vulnerable populations; perspectives from human security concept]
    Nobukatsu Ishikawa
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 84:545-50. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis control in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo--promoting the DOTS program and its outcome]
    Sumi Kaguraoka
    Nishishinjuku Public Health Centre, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 83:611-20. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Computerized surveillance system of tuberculosis in Japan: its evolution, achievement and challenges
    Masako Ohmori
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:15-23. 2012
  6. pmc Transmission of specific genotype streptomycin resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area in Japan
    Akihiro Ohkado
    Department of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Matsuyama 3 1 24, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 9:138. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [What is needed to prevent defaulting from tuberculosis treatment?]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, JATA, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 83:621-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint [On-the-street dots for a homeless tuberculosis patient--case report of a patient who had difficulties with TB treatment adherence]
    Reiko Saito
    Ochiai Public Health Center, Tokyo, 4 6 7, Shimo Ochiai, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 161 0033, Japan
    Kekkaku 88:429-37. 2013
  9. pmc Characteristics and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis cases by risk groups, Japan, 2007-2010
    Kazuhiro Uchimura
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Western Pac Surveill Response J 4:11-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint [The use of nationwide tuberculosis surveillance system data to determine geographical differences in drug resistance--consideration of the representativeness of the drug resistance rate in Japan]
    Masako Ohmori
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tuberculosis Surveillance Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 86:729-35. 2011

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint [How to cope with the global tuberculosis burden--experiences and perspectives for Japan's international cooperation]
    Nobukatsu Ishikawa
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo
    Kekkaku 80:89-94. 2005
    ..Through the international cooperation, we aim ultimately at 1) support for self-reliance, 2) empowerment (capacity building for problem finding and solution) of the people concerned, and 3) promotion of global peace without arms...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis care and new horizon of Japanese society]
    Nobukatsu Ishikawa
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:367-81. 2012
    ..This symposium has also shown that the tuberculosis services must be patients-centered and supported by the people, addressing a new horizon of public health in Japan through tuberculosis control...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis among the socially vulnerable populations; perspectives from human security concept]
    Nobukatsu Ishikawa
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 84:545-50. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis control in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo--promoting the DOTS program and its outcome]
    Sumi Kaguraoka
    Nishishinjuku Public Health Centre, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 83:611-20. 2008
    ..Therefore, one of the important TB programs in Shinjuku has been to actively detect cases among high-risk groups such as foreigners and the homeless...
  5. ncbi request reprint Computerized surveillance system of tuberculosis in Japan: its evolution, achievement and challenges
    Masako Ohmori
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:15-23. 2012
    ..An important role of the Research Institute of Tuberculosis is to support the planning and execution of TB control with provision of useful epidemiological information from the system...
  6. pmc Transmission of specific genotype streptomycin resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area in Japan
    Akihiro Ohkado
    Department of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Matsuyama 3 1 24, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 9:138. 2009
    ..tuberculosis in the TMA as observed in the above incident, and to identify the possible transmission routes of the strains among people living in urban settings in Japan...
  7. ncbi request reprint [What is needed to prevent defaulting from tuberculosis treatment?]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, JATA, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 83:621-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the factors relating to defaulting from tuberculosis treatment in Japan, and clarify what is needed to prevent defaulting...
  8. ncbi request reprint [On-the-street dots for a homeless tuberculosis patient--case report of a patient who had difficulties with TB treatment adherence]
    Reiko Saito
    Ochiai Public Health Center, Tokyo, 4 6 7, Shimo Ochiai, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 161 0033, Japan
    Kekkaku 88:429-37. 2013
    ..Based on the analysis of this case, we have discussed how to provide effective countermeasures to non-compliant TB patients...
  9. pmc Characteristics and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis cases by risk groups, Japan, 2007-2010
    Kazuhiro Uchimura
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Western Pac Surveill Response J 4:11-8. 2013
    ..WE STUDIED THE CHARACTERISTICS AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES OF THE FOLLOWING RISK GROUPS FOR TUBERCULOSIS (TB): those with HIV and diabetes mellitus (DM), contact cases, the homeless, foreigners, health care workers (HCW) and the elderly...
  10. ncbi request reprint [The use of nationwide tuberculosis surveillance system data to determine geographical differences in drug resistance--consideration of the representativeness of the drug resistance rate in Japan]
    Masako Ohmori
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tuberculosis Surveillance Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 86:729-35. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [Medical service systems for tuberculosis in low-incidence countries]
    Seiya Kato
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:577-84. 2012
    ..This study aims to provide suggestions for restructuring the medical service system in Japan by analyzing the systems in selected countries with low incidence...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Recent case-finding activities of school children in Japan]
    Hitoshi Hoshino
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 85:839-44. 2010
    ..Our purpose in the present study was to evaluate the effects of revised case-finding activity for these school students...
  13. ncbi request reprint [A survey on the onset of tuberculosis in nursing homes]
    Shinji Shishido
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533, Japan
    Kekkaku 78:691-7. 2003
    ..To obtain the informations how to promote early detection and prevention of nosocomial infection of tuberculosis in nursing homes for the elderly...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of the sensitivity and specificity of two whole blood interferon-gamma assays for M. tuberculosis infection
    Nobuyuki Harada
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose City, Tokyo 204 8533, Japan
    J Infect 56:348-53. 2008
    ..To compare the sensitivity and the specificity of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G) and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In Tube (QFT-GIT) diagnostic tests for Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection...
  15. ncbi request reprint The management for tuberculosis control in Greater London in comparison with that in Osaka City: lessons for improvement of TB control management in Osaka City urban setting
    Akihiro Ohkado
    Department of International Cooperation, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Matsuyama 3 1 24, Kiyose, Tokyo 2048533, Japan
    Health Policy 73:104-23. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint [Frequency of MDR-TB/XDR-TB strains isolated from chronic pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Japan]
    Yuko Kazumi
    Pathology Division, Mycobacterium Reference Center, Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo
    Kekkaku 82:891-6. 2007
    ..To observe the frequency of MDR-TB/XDR-TB strains isolated from chronic pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Japan...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Implementation and evaluation by a population-based RFLP analysis in an urban area, Shinjuku city, Tokyo--the possibility of application for contact investigations]
    Michiko Nagamine
    Shinjuku Public Health Centre, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 83:379-86. 2008
    ..The objectives were to examine Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission patterns by RFLP analysis in Shinjuku city, and to elucidate more effective methods of contact investigations...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Problems in model-beds for tuberculosis patients]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokoyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 84:9-14. 2009
    ..To investigate the possibility and obstacles to care tuberculosis patients in general hospitals...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Estimation of the future epidemiological situation of tuberculosis in Japan]
    Masako Ohmori
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo
    Kekkaku 83:365-77. 2008
    ..e. pulmonary TB rate, sputum smear positive rate and its trend, to the estimated future number of TB incidence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Decentralized DOTS shortens delay to TB treatment significantly in Cambodia
    Saint Saly
    National Center for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control, Cambodia, c o JICA National TB Control Project, Cambodia, P O Box 613, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Kekkaku 81:467-74. 2006
    ..Rural districts in Cambodia with and without decentralized health center based DOTS program...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics and 48-week efficacy of nevirapine: 400 mg versus 600 mg per day in HIV-tuberculosis coinfection receiving rifampicin
    Anchalee Avihingsanon
    HIV NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
    Antivir Ther 13:529-36. 2008
    ..We aim here to determine the appropriate dose of nevirapine (NVP) in Thai HIV-tuberculosis (TB)-coinfected patients receiving rifampicin...
  22. pmc Cost-effectiveness of community health workers in tuberculosis control in Bangladesh
    Md Akramul Islam
    Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Bull World Health Organ 80:445-50. 2002
    ..To compare the cost-effectiveness of the tuberculosis (TB) programme run by the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), which uses community health workers (CHWs), with that of the government TB programme which does not use CHWs...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Today and tomorrow of International Medical Cooperation for Hansen's disease]
    Masanao Makino
    Nihon Hansenbyo Gakkai Zasshi 71:137-41. 2002