Takao Ozaki

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Affiliation: Showa Hospital
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term clinical studies of varicella vaccine at a regional hospital in Japan and proposal for a varicella vaccination program
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi 483 8704, Japan Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:6155-60. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Varicella vaccination in Japan: necessity of implementing a routine vaccination program
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 19:188-95. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Community-acquired Acinetobacter baumannii meningitis in a previously healthy 14-month-old boy
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi 483 8704, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 15:322-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint T serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibilities of group A streptococcus isolates from pediatric pharyngotonsillitis
    Keiji Funahashi
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Konan Kosei Hospital, Aichi, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:454-6. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay and serology in pediatric community-acquired pneumonia
    Kensei Gotoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi, 483 8704, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 18:662-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Five-day oral cefditoren pivoxil versus 10-day oral amoxicillin for pediatric group A streptococcal pharyngotonsillitis
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosci Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi 483 8704, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 14:213-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of rotavirus antigenemia and extraintestinal manifestations in children with rotavirus gastroenteritis
    Ken Sugata
    Department of Pediatrics, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Pediatrics 122:392-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of norovirus gastroenteritis among hospitalized children in Japan
    Jun ichi Kawada
    Department of Pediatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 56:756-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Correlation between serum matrix metalloproteinase and antigenemia levels in patients infected with rotavirus
    Yoshiki Kawamura
    Department of Pediatrics, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    J Med Virol 84:986-91. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint [Immunogenicity of additional varicella vaccination 3-5 years after the initial vaccination]
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 87:409-14. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Long-term clinical studies of varicella vaccine at a regional hospital in Japan and proposal for a varicella vaccination program
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi 483 8704, Japan Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:6155-60. 2013
    ..In addition to decreasing the prevalence of characteristic breakthrough varicella infection, the vaccination coverage rate would also be expected to improve with a two-dose schedule due to an increase in opportunities for vaccination. ..
  2. doi request reprint Varicella vaccination in Japan: necessity of implementing a routine vaccination program
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 19:188-95. 2013
    ..To achieve this goal, implementation of a routine vaccination program for varicella and introduction of a two-dose vaccination schedule, which is more effective than a single-dose schedule, would be highly desirable...
  3. doi request reprint Community-acquired Acinetobacter baumannii meningitis in a previously healthy 14-month-old boy
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi 483 8704, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 15:322-4. 2009
    ..Because the CSF cell count remained elevated, meropenem hydrate was administered for a total of 19 days. The meningitis resolved with no sequelae...
  4. ncbi request reprint T serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibilities of group A streptococcus isolates from pediatric pharyngotonsillitis
    Keiji Funahashi
    Department of Clinical Laboratory, Konan Kosei Hospital, Aichi, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:454-6. 2008
    ..Resistance varied considerably with the T serotype. In particular, type 4 isolates had the highest resistance (67.5, 67.5, 26.0, and 53.2% were resistant to erythromycin, clarithromycin, minocycline, and norfloxacin, respectively)...
  5. doi request reprint Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay and serology in pediatric community-acquired pneumonia
    Kensei Gotoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi, 483 8704, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 18:662-7. 2012
    ..4%, 97.3%, 76.3%, and 97.6%, respectively. We concluded the LAMP assay may be useful for rapid diagnosis of M. pneumoniae pneumonia...
  6. doi request reprint Five-day oral cefditoren pivoxil versus 10-day oral amoxicillin for pediatric group A streptococcal pharyngotonsillitis
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosci Hospital, 137 Ohmatsubara, Takaya cho, Konan, Aichi 483 8704, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 14:213-8. 2008
    ..Because the efficacy for pediatric group A streptococcus pharyngotonsillitis was similar between oral cefditoren-pivoxil for 5 days and amoxicillin for 10 days, the shorter treatment period may make the former regimen preferable...
  7. doi request reprint Analysis of rotavirus antigenemia and extraintestinal manifestations in children with rotavirus gastroenteritis
    Ken Sugata
    Department of Pediatrics, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Pediatrics 122:392-7. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to examine the association between rotavirus antigenemia and clinical features, particularly extraintestinal manifestations, and the association between serum cytokine levels and rotavirus antigen quantity...
  8. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of norovirus gastroenteritis among hospitalized children in Japan
    Jun ichi Kawada
    Department of Pediatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 56:756-9. 2012
    ..Norovirus was detected as frequently as rotavirus in hospitalized pediatric gastroenteritis patients. Our results suggest that norovirus gastroenteritis among hospitalized young children is not less severe than rotavirus gastroenteritis...
  9. doi request reprint Correlation between serum matrix metalloproteinase and antigenemia levels in patients infected with rotavirus
    Yoshiki Kawamura
    Department of Pediatrics, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    J Med Virol 84:986-91. 2012
    ..In addition, a weak but significantly positive association (P = 0.002) was observed between IL-6 and MMP-9. These data suggest that MMPs may contribute to the pathogenesis of RV antigenemia...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Immunogenicity of additional varicella vaccination 3-5 years after the initial vaccination]
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 87:409-14. 2013
    ..In conclusion, an additional varicella vaccination 3-5 years after the initial vaccination is thought to have greater immunogenicity and is considered effective...
  11. ncbi request reprint Utility of a rapid diagnosis kit for Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in children, and the antimicrobial susceptibility of the isolates
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Showa Hospital, Konan shi, Aichi 483 8703, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 13:204-7. 2007
    ..56, and 0.39/0.78, respectively. For a rapid diagnosis of M. pneumoniae pneumonia, the ImmunoCard was not effective. Macrolides showed superior in vitro antimicrobial activity against M. pneumoniae isolates causing pediatric pneumonia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between lower respiratory tract infections caused by respiratory syncytial virus and subsequent development of asthma in Japanese children
    Atsushi Narita
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital, Aichi 483 8704, Japan stanza lasperanza nifty com
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:433-5. 2011
    ..We believe that this is the first Japanese survey that has examined the relationship between RSV LRTI in infancy and the subsequent development of asthma...
  13. ncbi request reprint [A study for the necessity of virus titer of varicella vaccine presently used]
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 86:749-54. 2012
    ..An additional administration of the standard dose to children who failed to seroconvert after initial 0.1 mL administration produced high antibody titers thought to constitute a booster effect...
  14. doi request reprint Kinetics of cytokine and chemokine responses in patients with primary human herpesvirus 6 infection
    Tetsushi Yoshikawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi 4701192, Japan
    J Clin Virol 50:65-8. 2011
    ..However, basic data for cytokine and chemokine synthesis in primary HHV-6 infected patient without complication is lacking...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Phases 3 and 4 immunization immunogenicity with combined measles-rubella vaccine]
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 85:250-5. 2011
    ..In conclusion, Phases 3 and 4 MR immunogenicity was satisfactory...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in pediatric community-acquired pneumonia
    Kensei Gotoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Konan Kosei Hospital
    Jpn J Infect Dis 66:539-42. 2013
    ..8%, 91.9%, and 91.1% and 95.2%, respectively. The median duration of pharyngeal carriage, as measured by the LAMP assay, was 9.5 days. Thus, the LAMP assay is useful in the rapid diagnosis of M. pneumoniae pneumonia. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Direct detection of human herpesvirus 6 DNA in serum by the loop-mediated isothermal amplification method
    Masaru Ihira
    Department of Medical Information Technology, Fujita Health University College, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    J Clin Virol 39:22-6. 2007
    ..The loop-mediated isothermal amplification method (LAMP) can detect viral DNA with high specificity, efficiency, and speed under isothermal conditions. LAMP requires only simple equipment that is available in hospital laboratories...
  18. doi request reprint Increased levels of cytokines and high-mobility group box 1 are associated with the development of severe pneumonia, but not acute encephalopathy, in 2009 H1N1 influenza-infected children
    Yoshinori Ito
    Department of Pediatrics, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, and Nagoya Ekisaikai Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
    Cytokine 56:180-7. 2011
    ..The 2009 A(H1N1) influenza virus has caused a large outbreak, and resulted in major complications of severe pneumonia and acute encephalopathy in the pediatric population in Japan...
  19. ncbi request reprint Safety and immunogenicity of gelatin-free varicella vaccine in epidemiological and serological studies in Japan
    Takao Ozaki
    Department of Pediatrics, Showa Hospital, Konan, Aichi 483 8703, Japan
    Vaccine 23:1205-8. 2005
    ..The new gelatin-free varicella vaccine is thought to be safe, with similar immunogenicity to the earlier gelatin-containing vaccine...