[epidemiology of non-tuberculous mycobacteriosis (ntm) in japan].an epidemiologic study of ntm was conducted by the mycobacteriosis research group of the japanese national chest hospital. the case cards of patients with ntm disease from 97 sanatoriums were studied. the total number of ntm patients newly admitted to these sanatoriums was 3,057 in the 8 years from 1985 to 1992. the number of ntm patients increased each year, and the prevalence was estimated at 2.99 per 10(5) population in 1992, which was double what it had been in 1985. in contrast, the rate of ...19947602834
[nontuberculous mycobacteriosis (ntm) in japan--epidemiologic and clinical study].the epidemiologic study for ntm was conducted among 211 national, provincial and private sanatoriums in japan. the case cards of patients with ntm disease from 97 hospitals were collected by questionary method. the total number of ntm patients newly admitted in these hospitals were 2,873 in 7 years from 1985 to 1991, and the culture positive tuberculosis patients were 22,836 cases in the same period. the number of ntm patients with mycobacterium avium complex (mac) and with mycobacterium kansasi ...19948126988
evaluation of fecal shedding and antibody response in dairy cattle infected with paratuberculosis using national surveillance data in japan.paratuberculosis or johne's disease (jd), is a chronic infectious disease causing intractable diarrhea in cattle, which leads to less productivity, such as decreased milk yield, and lower daily weight gain. as a control measure against jd in cattle, national serological surveillance has been conducted in japan since 1998. to conduct modeling studies that are useful to evaluate the effectiveness of control measures against jd, reliable parameter values, such as length of time from infection to th ...201829290299
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