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Yoichi Hirakata

Department of Laboratory Medicine

Nagasaki University School of Medicine




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  • Department of Laboratory Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Sakamoto, Japan. 1998 - 2005
  • Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan. 1997 - 2002
  • Division of Infectious and Immunological Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 2000 - 2002


  1. Multiprefectural spread of gastroenteritis outbreaks attributable to a single genogroup II norovirus strain from a tourist restaurant in Nagasaki, Japan. Hirakata, Y., Arisawa, K., Nishio, O., Nakagomi, O. J. Clin. Microbiol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Antimicrobial susceptibilities of potential bacterial pathogens in adults with acute respiratory tract infections Prospective Epidemiological Network Investigating Community-acquired Infection SurveiLLance In Nagasaki (PENICILLIN) Study. Hirakata, Y., Yanagihara, K., Miyazaki, Y., Tomono, K., Kobayashi, I., Kohno, S. Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Regional variation in the prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing clinical isolates in the Asia-Pacific region (SENTRY 1998-2002). Hirakata, Y., Matsuda, J., Miyazaki, Y., Kamihira, S., Kawakami, S., Miyazawa, Y., Ono, Y., Nakazaki, N., Hirata, Y., Inoue, M., Turnidge, J.D., Bell, J.M., Jones, R.N., Kohno, S. Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. (2005) [Pubmed]
  4. Evaluation of the BD Phoenix Automated Microbiology System SMIC/ID panel for identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Streptococcus spp. Hirakata, Y., Matsuda, J., Nakano, M., Hayashi, T., Tozaka, S., Takezawa, T., Takahashi, H., Higashiyama, Y., Miyazaki, Y., Kamihira, S., Kohno, S. Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. (2005) [Pubmed]
  5. Clinical and bacteriological characteristics of IMP-type metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Hirakata, Y., Yamaguchi, T., Nakano, M., Izumikawa, K., Mine, M., Aoki, S., Kondoh, A., Matsuda, J., Hirayama, M., Yanagihara, K., Miyazaki, Y., Tomono, K., Yamada, Y., Kamihira, S., Kohno, S. Clin. Infect. Dis. (2003) [Pubmed]
  6. Trichosporon asahii-induced asthma in a family with Japanese summer-type hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Hirakata, Y., Katoh, T., Ishii, Y., Kitamura, S., Sugiyama, Y. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  7. Multidrug efflux systems play an important role in the invasiveness of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Hirakata, Y., Srikumar, R., Poole, K., Gotoh, N., Suematsu, T., Kohno, S., Kamihira, S., Hancock, R.E., Speert, D.P. J. Exp. Med. (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Penetration of clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa through MDCK epithelial cell monolayers. Hirakata, Y., Finlay, B.B., Simpson, D.A., Kohno, S., Kamihira, S., Speert, D.P. J. Infect. Dis. (2000) [Pubmed]
  9. Two sporadic cases of infections due to Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in Japan. Hirakata, Y., Ishii, Y., Nakano, M., Matsuda, J., Ozaki, Y., Mochida, C., Iori, F., Ma, L., Izumikawa, K., Yamaguchi, T., Miyazaki, Y., Maesaki, S., Tomono, K., Yamada, Y., Yamaguchi, K., Kamihira, S., Kohno, S. J. Infect. Chemother. (1999) [Pubmed]
  10. Adherence to and penetration of human intestinal Caco-2 epithelial cell monolayers by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Hirakata, Y., Izumikawa, K., Yamaguchi, T., Igimi, S., Furuya, N., Maesaki, S., Tomono, K., Yamada, Y., Kohno, S., Yamaguchi, K., Kamihira, S. Infect. Immun. (1998) [Pubmed]
  11. Rapid detection and evaluation of clinical characteristics of emerging multiple-drug-resistant gram-negative rods carrying the metallo-beta-lactamase gene blaIMP. Hirakata, Y., Izumikawa, K., Yamaguchi, T., Takemura, H., Tanaka, H., Yoshida, R., Matsuda, J., Nakano, M., Tomono, K., Maesaki, S., Kaku, M., Yamada, Y., Kamihira, S., Kohno, S. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. (1998) [Pubmed]
  12. Bacterial colonization of the upper respiratory tract of patients with primary lung cancer and nonmalignant lung disease. Hirakata, Y., Katoh, T., Tsukagoshi, M., Hayashi, M., Sugiyama, Y., Kitamura, S. Chemotherapy (1997) [Pubmed]
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