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 Rifampicin Vol.84 No.09 631-633 Kinuyo CHIKAMATSU et al. Cross-Resistance between Rifampicin and Rifabutin among Multi-Drug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
△Tm Vol.77 No.08 539-546 Yutaka FUKASAWA Microplate Hybridization Methods of Reduced Unspecific Reassociation Considering △TM -Comparison between Relative Relatedness of DNA and Key Characters for Mycobacterium szulgai                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
△Tm Vol.77 No.08 547-554 Yutaka FUKASAWA Relative Relatedness of 11 Mycobacteria Species by Microplate Hybridization Methods Considering △Tm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16 VNTR Vol.81 No.04 321-328 Hiromi ANO et al. Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis by the Use of IS6110 Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism:A Study from 2001 to 2003                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S ribosomal RNA sequencing Vol.81 No.08 537-541 Satoshi TAKAYAMA et al. A Case of Pulmonary Mycobacterium shimoidei Infection                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S ribosomal RNA sequencing Vol.82 No.03 189-194 Makato MIKI et al. A Case of Pulmonary Mycobacterium mageritense Infection:the Difficulty of Differential Diagnosis of Granulomatous Lung Diseases                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S rRNA Vol.81 No.09 551-558 Yuko KAZUMI et al. Identification of Mycobacteria by Sequencing of rpoB Gene and 16S rRNA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S rRNA gene Vol.78 No.04 359-363 Yutaka FUKASAWA Comparison between Relative Analogy and Homology of 16s rRNA Partial Sequences between Mycobacterium szulgay and Mycobacterium malmoense                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S rRNA method Vol.79 No.07 437-441 Yuko KAZUMI et al. Mycobacterium shinshuense Isolated from Cutaneous Ulcer Lesion of Right Lower Extremity in a 37-Year-Old Woman                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S rRNA sequence Vol.81 No.10 603-607 Yuko KAZUMI et al. Microbiologically Identified Isolates of Mycobacterium heckeshornense in Two Patients                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S-23S ITS sequencing Vol.82 No.02 103-110 Shiomi YOSHIDA et al. Molecular Epidemiological Analysis of Mycobacterium Kansasii Isolates                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
16S-23S ITS sequencing Vol.88 No.05 461-467 Shiomi YOSHIDA et al. COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF ACID-FAST STAINING FOR THE DETECTION OF MYCOBACTERIUM FORTUITUM ─ Clinical Performance of Fluorescent and Ziehl-Neelsen Staining ─
18F-FDG PET/CT Vol.87 No.11 707-712 Yasuo SHIMIZU et al. PET/CT FOR MONITORING THE THERAPEUTIC RESPONSE IN A PATIENT WITH ABDOMINAL LYMPH NODE TUBERCULOSIS AFTER COLON CANCER RESECTION
18F-fluoro-deoxy glucose positron emission tomography (18FDG-PET) Vol.82 No.09 715-719 Shigenori ISHIKAWA et al. A Case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis with Both a Solitary Nodule and Enlarged Lymph Nodes Showing Intense Uptake on (18) F-Fluoro-Deoxy Glucose Positron Emission Tomography ((18) FDG-PET) Requiring Differentiation with Lung Cancer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
1st tuberculin skin test Vol.78 No.10 629-631 Hirofumi OKUNO First Time Tuberculin Skin Test among Children in Asaminami-Ward, Hiroshima City                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
2% Ogawa medium(S) Vol.76 No.12 729-739 Hiromi ANO et al. Comparison of the Newly Developed Mycoacid System with Mycobacteria Growth Indicator Tube(MGIT) and Newly Developed 2% Ogawa Medium(S) for Recovery of Mycobacteria in Clinical Specimens                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
24-HOUR BATH Vol.75 No.01 19-25 Hajime SAITO et al. Isolation of Mycobacterium avium complex from the "24-HOUR BATH"                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
2nt tuberculin skin test Vol.78 No.10 629-631 Hirofumi OKUNO First Time Tuberculin Skin Test among Children in Asaminami-Ward, Hiroshima City                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
38kDa antigen Vol.76 No.09 603-614 Ariyoshi KONDO et al. Serological Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Pulmonary Mycobacteriosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
6-month short course chemotherapy Vol.75 No.11 665-673 Masako WADA The Effectiveness of Pyrazinamide-Containing Six-Month Short Course Chemotherapy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
A chart to evaluate magnitude and quality of TB and its control Vol.75 No.07 483-491 Tadao SHIMAO Fifty Years of Research on Tuberculosis-Lessons I Have Learnt during 50 Years and Topics to be Investigated in the Future                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Abdominal lymph node tuberculosis Vol.81 No.11 667-671 Junichi TSUYUSAKI et al. A Case of Disseminated Tuberculosis Complicated with Tuberculous Meningitis while Investigating an Abdominal Lymphadenopathy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Abdominal lymph node tuberculosis Vol.87 No.11 707-712 Yasuo SHIMIZU et al. PET/CT FOR MONITORING THE THERAPEUTIC RESPONSE IN A PATIENT WITH ABDOMINAL LYMPH NODE TUBERCULOSIS AFTER COLON CANCER RESECTION
Abdominal lymphadenitis Vol.84 No.10 675-679 Masafumi HORIE et al. A Case of tuberculosis  with Multiple Lung Nodules Abdominal Lymphadenopathy and Sprenomegaly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Abdominal wall tuberculosis Vol.85 No.06 553-557, Kazuyoshi NAKAMURA and
Tohru YAMANAKA
A Case of Abdominal Tuberculosis Relapsed after Resection                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Abnormality of NEMO gene Vol.84 No.08 597-603 Shigehiro ENKAI et al. A Case of Disseminated BCG Infection Found during Treatment of an Infant with Crohn's Disease                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Abolition of BCG revaccination Vol.77 No.10 639-645 Keiko NISHIO et al. Problems About Tuberculin Skin Test Raised form Consultations and Countermeasures-Influence to the Interpretation of Tuberculin Skin Test in Case of the Stoppage of BCG Revaccination Abolition and the Introduction of Induration Measurement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Accelerometer-built-in pulse oxymeter Vol.80 No.06 491-497 Takeo KAWASHIRO Evaluation of Respiratory Failure Due to Sequelae of Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Accompanied disease Vol.85 No.02 95-111 Katsuyuki TOBISE and Seiya KATO MEDICAL SERVICE SYSTEM UNDER INFECTIOUS DISEASES LAW                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acguired immunity Vol.85 No.06 501-508, Masaji OKADA Immunity against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (INTRODUCTION)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acid-fast bacilli Vol.80 No.02 95-111 Chairpersons:S. ICHIYAMA and K. SUZUKI Clinical Application of Testing Methods on Acid-Fast Bacteria                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Acid-fast bacterium testing Vol.79 No.02 33-37 Tetsuhisa HIROOKA et al. The Value of Proper Sputum Collection Instruction in Detection of Acid-Fast Bacillus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Acid-fast staining Vol.78 No.08 533-539 Atsuyuki KURASHIMA et al. Comparative Evaluation of the Isothermal and Chimeric Primer-Initiated Amplification of Nucleic Acids (ICAN®) and Roche Amplicor® PCR and Culture for Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex in Sputum Samples                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acinar lesion Vol.84 No.08 551-557 Hitoshi TOKUDA Various Aspects of Acinar Lesions -The Key Finding of Pulmonary tuberculosis on HRCT-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acinus Vol.81 No.07 491-497 Jiro FUJITA Clinicoradiological Diagnosis of Respiratory Infections:Estimate of Pathogens by Radiological Findings and the Strategy for Treatment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acquired drug resistance Vol.79 No.12 717-724 Takashi YOSHIYAMA et al. Process of Acquiring Drug Resistance, Retrospective Review of Records of MDR TB                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Acquired drug resistance Vol.79 No.09 561-567 Kunihiko ITO et al. Miss-managements in Treatment Failure of Pulmonary Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acquired drug resistance Vol.80 No.01 9-14 Takashi YOSHIYAMA et al. Risk of Acquisition of RFP Resistance Out of INH Resistant RFP Susceptible Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acquired drug resistance Vol.85 No.08 679-682 Kiryo WAKABAYASHI et al. A CASE OF MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS WHO ACQUIRED ADDITIONAL RESISTANCE TO ETHAMBUTOL BEFORE THE RESULT OF THE INITIAL DRUG SENSITIVITY TEST WAS REPORTED                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Vol.82 No.12 903-918 Kenji HIBIYA et al. The Pathogenesis and the Development Mechanism of Mycobacterium avium Complex
Infection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Vol.78 No.01 45-49 Hideaki NAGAI HIV Infection and Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Vol.82 No.01 27-31 Hirokazu TANIGUCHI et al. A Case of Tuberculosis Showing Immune Reconstitution Syndrome after the Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acquired resistance Vol.78 No.02 83-87 Makoto YONEMARU et al. Trends in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in National Higashisaitama Hospital, 1994-2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active case-finding Vol.86 No.12 971-981 Chairpersons: 1 Tadayuki AHIKO and  2 Tomoyo NARITA The 86th Annual Meeting Mini-Symposium - COOPERATION OF RELEVANT ORGANIZATIONS FOR TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL
Active case finding Vol.78 No06 427-434 Takashi YOSHIYAMA et al. A Comparative Study on Severity of Tuberculosis Cases between Those Found by Periodical Chest X-ray Examination and Those Found by Symptomatic Visit to OPD in Japan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active case finding for contacts Vol.79 No.09 579-586 Masaki OTA et al. An Outbreak of Tuberculosis in a  Long-term Care Unit of a Mental Hospital                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active lung tuberculosis Vol.79 No.04 309-311 Kunihiko ITO et al. C-Reactive Protein in Patients with Bacteriological Positive Lung Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active pulmonary mycobacteriosis Vol.80 No.05 413-419 Atsuhisa TAMURA et al. Coexistence of Lung Cancer and Active Pulmonary Mycobacteriosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active pulmonary tuberculosis Vol.76 No.06 479-484 Hiroshi MIZUTANI et al. A case of Tuberculous Peritonitis Diagnosed by a Direct Smear of Ascitic Fluid Complicated with an Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Intestinal Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active pulmonary tuberculosis Vol.76 No.09 619-624 Mouka TAMURA et al. A Study on Relation between Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Underlying Diseases                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active pulmonary tuberculosis Vol.77 No.12 771-775 Yoshihiro KOBASHI et al. Clinical Evaluation of the Cause of Death in Patients with Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active pulmonary tuberculosis Vol.78 No.02 101-105 Kazuko MACHIDA Management of Respiratory Failure in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Active pulmonary tuberculosis Vol.86 No.07 717-722 Yoshitoshi KOMAZAKI et al. PULMONARY THROMBOEMBOLISM WITH PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS
Active  tuberculosis Vol.86 No.02 45-50 Akihiro ITO et. al. ANALYSIS OF USEFULNESS OF A WHOLE BLOOD INTERFERON GAMMA ASSAY (QuantiFERON® TB-2G) FOR DIAGNOSING ACTIVE TUBERCULOSIS IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Activity classification Vol.85 No.07 631-634, Tadao SHIMAO Start of TB Case-Registration and Case-Management System in Japan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Actual status of onset of disease Vol.78 No.11 691-697 Shinji SHISHIDO et al. A Survey on the Onset of Tuberculosis in Nursing Homes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acute respiratory distress syndrome Vol.87 No.12 771-776 Sachiko SHIRAISHI et al. A CASE OF MILIARY TUBERCULOSIS COMPLICATED BY DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION AND ACUTE  RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME SUCCESSFULLY TREATED WITH RECOMBINANT HUMAN SOLUBLE THROMBOMODULIN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acute respiratory distress syndrome(ARDS) Vol.75 No.05 395-401 Goh TANAKA et al. Acute Respiratory Failure Caused by Tuberculosis Requiring Mechanical Ventilation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Acute respiratory failure  Vol.78 No.02 101-105 Kazuko MACHIDA Management of Respiratory Failure in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
ADA Vol.80 No.12 731-734 Naohiko INASE et al. Adenosine Deaminase 2 in the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleuritis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
ADA Vol.86 No.02 57-60 Kazumi NISHIO et. al. A CASE HAVING CHYLIFORM PLEURAL EFFUSION CAUSED BY FORMER TUBERCULOUS PLEURISY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
ADA Vol.86 No.04 431-436 Satoko YONESHIMA et.al. CLINICAL REVIEW OF 8 PATIENTS WITH TUBERCULOUS PERITONITIS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
ADA levels of pleural effusion Vol.88 No.04 423-427 Kazuyoshi NAKAMURA et al. A CASE OF TUBERCULOUS PLEURISY DISTINGUISHED FROM PLEURISY CAUSED BY MYCOPLASMA INFECTION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
ADA2 Vol.80 No.12 731-734 Naohiko INASE et al. Adenosine Deaminase 2 in the Diagnosis of Tuberculous Pleuritis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Addison's disease Vol.83 No.02 87-91 Reiko  TAKI et al. A Case of Adrenal Tuberculosis Complicated with Acute Exacerbation of Adrenal  Insufficiency during the Initial Phase of  Anti-Tuberculosis Therapy for Pulmonary Tuberculosis