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seroepidemiology of anti-entamoeba histolytica antibody by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in the greater tokyo area.an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa) for detecting antibody against entamoeba histolytica was used in a survey to determine the prevalence of e. histolytica infection in the greater tokyo area. serum samples were collected from 1,869 randomly chosen, symptom-free volunteers (1,645 males and 224 females). seventeen individuals (0.91%), 14 males and three females, had elisa values that were interpreted as positive. the calculated histogram of the anti-e. histolytica igg values, after logar ...19911820666
seroprevalence of entamoeba histolytica infection in female outpatients at a sexually transmitted disease sentinel clinic in tokyo, japan.from 2003 to 2006, we surveyed the seroprevalence of amoebic infection in female outpatients at a gynecologist's office, which was designated as a sexually transmitted disease sentinel clinic by the tokyo metropolitan government, using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa). the annual rate of anti-entamoeba histolytica (hm-1:imsscl6 strain; hm-1) antibody-positive cases as detected by elisa increased during that period, and anti-chlamydia trachomatis antibodies were detected in 60%, i.e., ...200818503164
prevalence of anal human papillomavirus infection and risk factors among hiv-positive patients in tokyo, japan.oncogenic human papillomavirus (hpv) infection, particularly multiple hpv types, is recognized as a necessary cause of anal cancer. however, a limited number of studies have reported the prevalence of anal hpv infection in asia. we determined the prevalence, genotypes, and risk factors for anal hpv infection in japanese hiv-positive men who have sex with men (msm), heterosexual men, and women.201526368294
secondary infections of aids autopsy cases in japan with special emphasis on mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex infection.in order to study the frequency of secondary infections of aids autopsy cases in japan, especially the frequency of mycobacterium aviumintracellulare complex (mac) infection, retrospective autopsy study was conducted between 1986 and 1997 at the affiliated hospital of institute of medical sciences, university of tokyo. secondary infections of various organs from 43 aids autopsy cases were examined using histopathology, genetic diagnosis of tuberculosis, ziehl-neelsen stain for acid-fast bacilli ...200011211316
present characteristics of symptomatic amebiasis due to entamoeba histolytica in the east-southeast area of tokyo.admitted medical records, from january 1988 to december 1995, of 28 symptomatic amebic patients who lived in the east-southeast area of tokyo were studied retrospectively, in order to find the present characteristics of symptomatic amebiasis due to entamoeba histolytica in this area. categorized by disease, there were 14 cases of colitis, 9 cases of liver abscess, 4 cases of colitis with liver abscess, and 1 case of liver abscess with brain abscess. patients consisted of 26 japanese males, 0 jap ...19979440441
present characteristics of symptomatic entamoeba histolytica infection in the big cities of japan.medical records, for 2000 and 2001, of symptomatic amoebic patients who were treated at our hospitals in tokyo, yokohama and osaka were studied retrospectively for the purpose of gathering epidemiological data on symptomatic entamoeba histolytica infection. a total of 58 patients were treated. fifty-five of them were male, and 96% of the male patients were japanese. the mean age of patients was 44.9 years old, and 91% of patients contracted the disease in japan. fifty-six per cent of the male pa ...200414979590
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