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Labor and Welfare Vol.85 No.11 787-790 Hiroki MORITA DISCHARGE DECISIONS FOR PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS
Labour and Welfare Vol.86 No.12 901-910 Chairpersons: 1 Yutsuki NAKAJIMA and  2 Akira WATANABE ü|The 86th Annual Meeting Joint Symposiumü| TO GET LOW TB INCIDENCE
Labor saving Vol.80 No.02 75-79 Yoko NAKAZAWA The Development of a Tuberculosis Informations Management System in Kanagawa Prefecture
Labor status Vol.82 No.09 685-695 Hitoshi HOSHINO et al. Estimation of TB Incidence by Labor Status
Labor status Vol.85 No.09 697-702 Hitoshi HOSHINO et al. TRENDS IN TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION AMONG FOREIGNERS IN JAPAN ACCORDING TO WORK STATUS
Laboratory tests for tuberculosis Vol.78 No.08 541-551 Chiyoji ABE Standardization of Laboratory Tests for Tuberculosis and Their Proficiency Testing
Laparotomy Vol.77 No.08 563-567 Fuminobu KURODA et al. A Case of Perforative peritonitis Complicated with Lung and Intestinal Severe Tuberculosis
Laryngeal tuberculosis Vol.81 No.06 419-424 Takeo INOUE Difference in Transmissibility between Bronchial and Laryngeal Tuberculosis-A Retrospective Epidemiological Study of TB Patients Newly Registered in Recent 19 Years in Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Latent infection Vol.85 No.06 509-514, Kunio TSUJIMURA and
Yukio KOIDE
T Cell-mediated Immune Responses and the Recognition of Tuberculosis Antigens
Latent infection with mycobacteria Vol.82 No.10 783-799 Chairpersons:M.OKADA and K.KOBAYASHI Recent Progress in Mycobacteriology
Latent TB infection Vol.84 No.10 693-696 Tuberculosis Surveillance Center, RIT, JATA Tuberculosis Annual Report 2008 - Series 1. Summary of TB Notification Statistics in 2008 -
Latent TB infection Vol.86 No.02 127-130 Tuberculosis Surveillance Center, RIT, JATA TUBERCULOSIS ANNUAL REPORT 2009 äčSeries 1. Summary of TB Notification Statistics in 2009äč
Latent TB infection Vol.87 No.06 481-485 Tuberculosis Surveillance Center (TSC), RIT, JATA TUBERCULOSIS ANNUAL REPORT 2010 äč(1) Summary of Tuberculosis Notifi cation Statistics in 2010äč
Latent tuberculosis  Vol.80 No.08 557-564 Hirofumi MIYASHITA et al. Detection of Tuberculosis Infection Using a Whole Blood Interferon Gamma Assay in a Contact Investigation-Evaluation Using QuantiFERON QuantiFERON®TB-2G-
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.78 No.11 677-682 Shinya KONDO et al. Efficacy of Tuberculosis Contacts Investigation and Treatment, Especially of Preventive Therapy in Infants and Young Children
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.79 No.11 637-643 Nobuyuki HARADA et al. Usefulness of a Novel Diagnostic Method of Tuberculosis Infection, QuantiFERON®TB-2G, in an Outbreak of Tuberculosis
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.79 No.12 725-735 Nobuyuki HARADA et al. Basic Characteristics of a Novel Diagnostic Method (QuantiFERON® TB-2G) of Latent Tuberculosis Infection with a Use of Mycobacterium tuberculsis-Specific Antigens, ESAT-6 and CFP-10
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.80 No.06 475-479 Hitoshi HOSHINO et al. Influences of the Adoption of New Tuberculosis Mass-examination System for School Children on Tuberculosis in School Age
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.80 No.07 527-534 Kazushi FUNAYAMA et al. Usefulness of QuantiFERON®TB-2G in Contact Investigation of a Tuberculosis Outbreak in a University
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.80 No.10 637-642 Yuka SASAKI et al. The Current Situation of Contacts Examination and Chemoprophylaxis for Persons Exposed to Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Ordinance-designated Cities in Japan
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.81 No.11 681-686 Nobuyuki HARADA Characteristics of a Diagnostic Method of Tuberculosis Infection Based on Whole Blood Interferon-â┴ Assay
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.82 No.12 941-957 Chairpersons: T.AHIKO and N.KOBAYASHI Effective Measures for Promoting the New Tuberculosis Control Program of Japan
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.83 No.01 7-11 Muneyoshi MASUDA et al. Usefulness of QuantiFERON®TB-2G in a Suspected Case of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Outbreak in a University
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.84 No.04 203-211 Norio YAMADA and
Hideaki NAGAI
The Current and Future Situations of TB/HIV (Co-Infection of Tuberculosis and HIV) in Japan
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.84 No.06 491-497 Akira SHIMOUCHI et al. Evaluation of Tuberculosis Contact Investigation & Examination  in Congregate Settings in Osaka City
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.85 No.01 17-31 Tadayuki AHIKO and Kiminori SUZUKI NOVEL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION :
THEIR PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVES
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.85 No.01 33-45 Kosho YOSHIKAWA and Shuichi YANO IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE THERAPY AND TUBERCULOSIS
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.85 No.07 585-589, Akira SHIMOUCHI et al. Discussion on Evidence for Principle of Tuberculosis Contact Investigation - From the Experience in Osaka City -
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.85 No.07 595-599, Nobuyuki HARADA Interpretation of  QFT Results in Several Contact Investigations
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.85 No.09 691-695 Takeshi KAWASAKI et al. THE PRESENT SITUATION OF MEASURES AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS IN HEMODIALYSIS FACILITIES IN CHIBA PREFECTURE
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.85 No.11 791-797 Kenji MATSUMOTO et al EXAMINATION OF LATENT TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION TREATMENT STATUS
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.86 No.02 51-55 Tomoaki NAKAZONO et.al. LIVER DYSFUNCTION DURING TREATMENT OF LATENT TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.86 No.11 847-856 Jun KOMUKAI et al. COMPARATIVE  PERFORMANCE  OF  TUBERCULIN  SKIN  TEST  AND  QuantiFERON®TB-GOLD  IN  CONTACT  INVESTIGATIONS  FOR  TUBERCULOSIS
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.86 No.11 879-882 Tatsuyoshi IKEUE et al. DEVELOPMENT OF CERVICAL TUBERCULOUS LYMPHADENITIS IN A PATIENT WITH CROHN'S DISEASE RECEIVING INFLIXIMAB DESPITE OF CHEMOPROPHYLAXIS WITH ISONIAZID
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.86 No.12 945-958 Chairpersons: 1 Shoji KUDOH and  2 Yuka SASAKI The 86th Annual Meeting Symposium - THE PRESENT STATUS AND PROBLEMS OF TUBERCULOSIS PROPOSED BY THE SPECIALIZED FIELDS
Latent tuberculosis infection Vol.88 No.03 301-304 Jun KOMUKAI et al. INTERPRETING  EQUIVOCAL  RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE QUANTIFERON R -TB GOLD IN-TUBE TEST IN CONTACT INVESTIGATIONS
Latent tuberculosis infection(LTBI) Vol.88 No.03 337-353 Chairpersons: Kazunari TSUYUGUCHI and Tomoshige MATSUMOTO BIOLOGICS AND MYCOBACTERIAL DISEASES
Latter elders Vol.82 No.10 733-739 Yuka SASAKI et al. Evaluation of Care for Elderly Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients
Law Concerning the Prevention of Infections and Medical Care for Patients of Infections Vol.82 No.12 929-931 Satoru MIYAKE The New Measures against Tuberculosis in Japan
Leakage rate Vol.79 No.07 443-448 Yoshiko KAWABE et al. Evaluation of Quantitative Fit-Testing of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators Using Mask-Fitting Tester and lmprovement of Mask Fitting by instruction
Legal enforcement Vol.86 No.04 459-471 Kunihiko ITO LEGAL ENFORCEMENT FOR NON-ADHERENT TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS
Legionella Vol.75 No.09 557-560 Chairpersons:M. MITSUYAMA, K. SUZUKI Mechanisms of Pathogenicity and Host Defense in Infections by Intracellular Parasitic Microbes
Leukocytosis Vol.79 No.04 309-311 Kunihiko ITO et al. C-Reactive Protein in Patients with Bacteriological Positive Lung Tuberculosis
Leukopenia Vol.79 No.05 341-348 Naohiro NAGAYAMA et al. Leukopenia Due to Anti-Tuberculous Chemotherapy Including Rifampicin and Isoniazid
Leukopenia Vol.81 No.07 457-465 Akira SAITO et al. Tuberculosis Complicated with Liver Cirrhosis
Levofloxacin Vol.76 No.04 357-362 Shin KAWAHARA et al. Comparison of in vitro Antimicrobial Activities of Ofloxacin, Levofloxacin, Ciprofloxacin, and Sparfloxacin against Various Mycobacteria
Levofloxacin Vol.81 No.04 337-344 Atsuhiko TADA et al. In vitro Antituberculous Activity of Ofloxacin and Levofloxacin against Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis and Clinical Outcomes
Levofloxacinn Vol.85 No.08 647-653 Yoshinori MATSUI et al. REVIEW OF PULMONARY MYCOBACTERIUM XENOPI INFECTION CASES: 11  CASES OF OUR OWN AND 18 OTHER CASES REPORTED IN JAPAN
Levofloxacin Vol.86 No.09 773-779 Makiko KUNOGI et al. EVALUATION  OF  TUBERCULOSIS  TREATMENT  INCLUDING  LEVOFLOXACIN  (LVFX) IN  CASES  WHO  COULD  NOT  CONTINUE  STANDARD  REGIMEN
Levofloxacin Vol.85 No.10 757-760 Eriko SHIGETO THE CURRENT STATUS OF FLUOROQUINOLONES AND OTHER OFF-LABEL DRUG USE FOR TUBERCULOSIS IN JAPAN
Levofloxacin(LVFX) Vol.80 No.01 1-7 Shu TAGA et al. The Clinical Study on Efficacy of Clarithromycin, Levofloxacin, and Streptomycin for Pulmonary Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Complex Infection
Liaison clitical path Vol.85 No.03 179-189, Eriko SHIGETOU and Yoko NAGATA Challenges and Prospect og The Community DOTS
Liaison clinical path Vol.87 No.12 789-794 Eriko SHIGETO äčThe 87th Annual Meeting President LectureäčPRESENT AND FUTURE OF TUBERCULOSIS CARE IN REGIONS
line probe assay Vol.75 No.10 575-581 Chiyoji ABE et al. Detection of Rifampin-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Line Probe Assay (LiPA)
Line probe assay Vol.79 No.09 525-530 Takeshi HIGUCHI et al. Direct Detection of Rifampicin Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Sputum by Line Probe Assay (LiPA)
Line Probe Assay Vol.85 No.09 703-709 Takayuki INAGAKI et al. CLINICAL APPLICATION OF LINE PROBE ASSAY (LiPA) FOR RIFAMPICIN (RFP)-RESISTANT GENE EXAMINATION IN SPUTUM FROM TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS
Line probe assay Vol.86 No.07 697-702 Kinuyo CHIKAMATSU et.al. EVALUATION OF GenoType® MTBDRplus FOR THE DETECTION OF MULTI-DRUG-RESISTANT  MYCOBACTERIUM  TUBERCULOSIS  STRAINS
Line Probe Assay Vol.87 No.10 641-647 Kinuyo CHIKAMATSU et al. EVALUATION OF GenoType® MTBDRsl FOR TESTING RESISTANCE OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS ISOLATES TO FLUOROQUINLONE, AMINOGLYCOSIDE, AND ETHAMBUTOL
Line probe assay Vol.88 No.03 291-296 Tomoshige MATSUMOTO et al. CLINICAL EVALUATION OF A LINE PROBE ASSAY KIT FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF MYCOBACTERIUM SPECIES AND DETECTION OF DRUG-RESISTANT MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS
Linear regression analysis Vol.85 No.03 145-150 Katsuyuki TOBISE  et al. A  DRG/PPS  SIMULATION  IN  THE  MEDICAL  CARE  OF  TUBERCULOSIS
Lipoarabinomannan (LAM) Vol.88 No.03 277-281 Kazutaka IZAWA EVALUATION USING QFT-2G/TBGL/LAM IN THE PATIENTS WITH OSTEOARTICULAR TUBERCULOSIS OF POST-TREATMENT PERIOD
Lipocalin 2 Vol.85 No.06 523-530, Hiroyuki SAIGA amd
Kiyoshi TAKEDA
Potential of Novel Antimycobacterial  Immune Factors, SLPI and Lipocalin2
Liposomal amphotericin-B Vol.78 No.12 757-763 Shigeru KOHNO et al. Pulmonary Aspergilloma, Diagnosis and Treatment
Liquid culture 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
Liquid medium Vol.78 No.08 541-551 Chiyoji ABE Standardization of Laboratory Tests for Tuberculosis and Their Proficiency Testing
Liver cirrhosis Vol.81 No.07 457-465 Akira SAITO et al. Tuberculosis Complicated with Liver Cirrhosis
Liver cirrhosis Vol.87 No.12 765-769 Takeharu KOGA et al. A CASE OF TUBERCULOUS PERITONITIS ACCOMPANIED BY LYMPHADENITIS IN A PATIENT WITH LIVER CIRRHOSIS IN WHICH LYMPH NODE BIOPSY WAS USEFUL FOR ESTABLISHING THE DIAGNOSIS
Liver damage Vol.81 No.04 351-355 Hiroyuki KAMIYA et al. A Case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Complicated with an Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
Liver damage Vol.81 No.11 651-660 Kunihiko ITO et al. Liver Damage in Treatment of Latent Tuberculous Infection by Isoniazid 
Liver dysfunction Vol.78 No.01 15-19 Naoki MIYAZAWA et al. Effect of Glycyrrhizin on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug-Induced Hepatitis
Liver dysfunction Vol.86 No.02 51-55 Tomoaki NAKAZONO et.al. LIVER DYSFUNCTION DURING TREATMENT OF LATENT TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION
Liver failure Vol.77 No.01 47-50 Chairpersons:A. KURASHIMA, H. OGATA Evaluation of Standardized Treatment Regimens for Tuberculosis in Japan
Liver transplantation Vol.75 No.12 685-690 Tetsuya KIUCHI Liver Transplantation and Tuberculosis
Liver tuberculosis Vol.82 No.03 185-188 Kanako KOBAYASHI et al. A Case of Liver Tuberculosis Requiring Differentiation with Liver Metastasis of Cancer
Lobulus Vol.81 No.07 491-497 Jiro FUJITA Clinicoradiological Diagnosis of Respiratory Infections:Estimate of Pathogens by Radiological Findings and the Strategy for Treatment
Longitudinal study Vol.77 No.05 409-413 Katsuhiko TSUKAGUCHI et al. Longitudinal Assessment of IFN-â┴Production in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis Complicated with Diabetes Mellitus
Long-term follow up cases Vol.78 No.08 517-523 Susumu HARADA  et al. A Clinical Study on Cases with Pulmonary M.avium Complex (MAC) Disease Followed Up for More than 10 Years
Long-term hospitalization Vol.76 No.02 59-69 Tuberculosis Research Committee(Ryoken) Problems and Their Transition of Long-Term Hospitalized Patients with Tuberculosis
Long-term oxygen therapy Vol.78 No.02 101-105 Kazuko MACHIDA Management of Respiratory Failure in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) Vol.80 No.10 655-674 Chairpersons:K. MACHIDA and R. MAEKURA State of the Art:Sequelae of Tuberculosis
Long-term recurrence rate of tuberculosis Vol.77 No.07 503-512 Naohiro NAGAYAMA et al. Frequency of Previous Tuberculosis History in Patients with and Without Active Tuberculosis Admitted to Our Hospital in 1980-83 and in 1997-99
Low concentration Vol.82 No.05 449-454 Satoshi MITARAI et al. Comparative Study of BACTEC MGIT 960 AST and Conventional Proportion Method Using Ogawa Medium for the Drug Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to Isoniazid
Low-incidence Vol.88 No.03 323-335 Chairpersons: Hideo MAEDA and Chika SHIRAI HEALTH EXAMINATION IN FUTURE AT THE ERA OF LOW TUBERCULOSIS INCIDENCE ü\From Contacts Examination toward Active Epidemiological Studiesü\
Low incidence Vol.87 No.09 577-584 Seiya KATO et al. MEDICAL SERVICE SYSTEMS FOR TUBERCULOSIS IN LOW-INCIDENCE COUNTRIES
Low TB incidence Vol.86 No.12 901-910 Chairpersons: 1 Yutsuki NAKAJIMA and  2 Akira WATANABE ü|The 86th Annual Meeting Joint Symposiumü| TO GET LOW TB INCIDENCE
LPS Vol.76 No.08 593-600 Shizuo AKIRA Bacterial Infections and Toll-like Receptors
LTBI Vol.85 No.11 783-786 Hitoshi HOSHINO PRESENT ACTIVITY OF BCG AND LTBI TREATMENT FOR INFANTS IN JAPAN
LTBI Vol.87 No.02 35-40 Kenji MATSUMOTO et al. EXAMINATION OF ONSET CASES IN CONTACT INVESTIGATION
LTBI (latent tuberculosis infection) Vol.77 No.01 11-22 Takashi YOSHIYAMA Comparison of Effectiveness of BCG Vaccination and Preventive Therapy in Japanese Settings, with Special Emphasis on the Sensitivity and Specificity of Tuberculin Testing
Lung Vol.76 No.10 649-656 Noboru NAKANO et al. Surgical Management of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteriosis and Tuberculosis of the Lung
Lung abscess Vol.88 No.03 305-309 Shinichiro MORIOKA et al. A CASE OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN WHICH DIAGNOSIS WAS DELAYED BECAUSE OF PRIOR TREATMENT WITH FLUOROQUINOLONE AND METRONIDAZOLE
Lung cancer Vol.75 No.01 57-63 Masayoshi KUWABARA et al. Endoscopic Approach to Pulmonary Diseases 6. Usefulness of the Mediastinoscopy
Lung cancer Vol.77 No.12 799-804 Fumio YAMAGISHI Medical Risk Factors of Tuberculosis and Countermeasures
Lung cancer Vol.79 No.06 367-373 Atsuhisa TAMURA et al. Pulmonary Nontuberculous Mycobacteriosis in Patients with Lung Cancer
Lung cancer Vol.79 No.04 301-307 Atsuhisa TAMURA et al. Thoracic Malignancies in Patients with Chronic Tuberculous Empyema
Lung cancer Vol.82 No.03 201-216 Chairpersons:Ki.SUZUKI and K.SATOU Preventive Measures against Tuberculosis in Working Facilities and Companies 
Lung cancer  Vol.80 No.05 413-419 Atsuhisa TAMURA et al. Coexistence of Lung Cancer and Active Pulmonary Mycobacteriosis
Lung cancer  Vol.87 No.10 663-667 Shojiro MINOMO et al. ENLARGEMENT OF INTRATHORACIC DIFFUSE LARGE B-CELL LYMPHOMA DURING TREATMENT OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS: A CASE REPORT
Lung cells Vol.75 No.11 649-659 Kazue HIGUCHI et al. The Invasion of Mycobacterium tuberculosis into Non-Phagocytic Cells
Lung infection Vol.76 No.05 419-426 Setsuko TAZAWA et al. Evaluation of Repidly Growing Mycobacteria Isolates in a General Hospital:Reports form the Hospital Microbiology Laboratory
Lung opacity Vol.80 No.09 591-594 Shuichi YANO et al. Improvement on Chest X-ray Findings after Two Months of Antituberculous Treatment
Lymph node biopsy Vol.87 No.12 765-769 Takeharu KOGA et al. A CASE OF TUBERCULOUS PERITONITIS ACCOMPANIED BY LYMPHADENITIS IN A PATIENT WITH LIVER CIRRHOSIS IN WHICH LYMPH NODE BIOPSY WAS USEFUL FOR ESTABLISHING THE DIAGNOSIS
Lymph tuberculosis Vol.84 No.06 485-489 Hisako TABATA et al. A Case of  Pulmonary Tuberculosis with Miliary Granules, Mediastinal  Lymph Node Enlargement and Elevationü@of Soluble Interleukin-2 Recepter
Lymphadenopathy Vol.76 No.07 545-548 Toshihiko MACHI Cat Scratch Disease Showing Clinical Picture Resembling Tuberculous Lymphadenitis:A Case Report
Lymphocyte Vol.78 No.11 683-689 Yuichiro SHISHIDO et al. Agranulocytosis Due to Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs Including Isoniazid (INH) and Rifampicin (RFP)-A Report of Four Cases and Review of the Literature-
Lymphocyte stimulation test (LST) Vol.79 No.01 7-10 Shuichi YANO et al. The Usefulness of Lymphocyte Stimulation Test (LST)  in Side Effects of Antituberculosis Drugs
Lymphocytic infiltration Vol.77 No.09 615-620 Masao OKUMURA et al Pulmonary Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) Disease Showing Middle Lobe Syndrome-Pathological Findings of 2 Cases Suggesting Different Mode of Development
Lymphonode tuberculosis Vol.81 No.05 375-379 Shinya KONDO et al. Three Cases of Tuberculosis Children Who Demonstrated Paradoxical Worsening during Different Stage of Treatment