Affiliation: University of Tokyo
- Application of loop-mediated isothermal amplification technique to rapid and direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in blood culturesYoshiki Misawa
Department of Infection Control and Prevention, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
J Infect Chemother 13:134-40. 2007..Therefore, the LAMP assay appears to be a sensitive and reliable new method to diagnose MRSA bloodstream infection for appropriate antibiotic therapy...
- Development and evaluation of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniaeRyoichi Saito
Department of Infection Control and Prevention, University of Tokyo Hospital, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
J Med Microbiol 54:1037-41. 2005..The LAMP assay is easy to perform, shows a rapid reaction and is inexpensive. It may therefore be applied in the routine diagnosis of M. pneumoniae infection in the clinical laboratory...
- [A case of severe necrotizing cellulitis caused by group G Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis]Yoshiki Misawa
Department of Infection Control and Prevention, The University of Tokyo Hospital
Kansenshogaku Zasshi 80:436-9. 2006..The M-protein gene (emm) typing of GGS isolated from both blood and skin lesion showed stG 485.0. Three virulence genes, sagA, slo and skcg, were detected from GGS isolated from them...
- A case of hyperlipidemia with homozygous apolipoprotein E5 (Glu3-->Lys)Junji Kobayashi
Department of Internal Medicine, Chibaken Saiseikai Narashino Hospital, 1 1 1 Izumicho, Chiba 275 8580, Japan
Biochim Biophys Acta 1583:117-21. 2002..This is the first report of lipids and lipoprotein profiles in patients with homozygous apo E5 (Glu3-->Lys)...