Yuji Hirai

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The First Case of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Bacteremic Pneumonia in a Cancer Patient Receiving Pegfilgrastim.

Intern Med 2017 1;56(15):2039-2042. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Department of General Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Japan.

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February 2018

Therapeutic effect of autologous compact bone-derived mesenchymal stem cell transplantation on prion disease.

J Gen Virol 2017 Sep 6. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

1​Laboratory of Veterinary Hygiene, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Kita 18, Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0818, Japan.

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September 2017

Gram-negative rod bacteremia after cardiovascular surgery: Clinical features and prognostic factors.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2017 Jun 4;50(3):333-338. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.

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June 2017

Uphill Water Transport on a Wettability-Patterned Surface: Experimental and Theoretical Results.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2017 May 1;9(18):15814-15821. Epub 2017 May 1.

Department of Applied Chemistry and Bioscience, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology (CIST) , Bibi 758-65, Chitose 066-8655, Japan.

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May 2017

Bacteremia in a Pet Shop Employee: Case Report and Literature Review.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2017 1;4(2):ofx038. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

Department of General Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine.

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March 2017

Prevalence, antibiotic resistance, and extended-spectrum and AmpC β-lactamase productivity of Salmonella isolates from raw meat and seafood samples in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Int J Food Microbiol 2016 11 14;236:115-22. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Department of Infectious Disease, Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health, Nakamichi, Osaka 537-0025, Japan; Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University, Osaka 565-0871, Japan.

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November 2016

A case of infective endocarditis along with a ruptured valve caused by in an immunocompetent man.

IDCases 2016 2;6:94-96. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

Department of General Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Japan.

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November 2016

Phagocytized in the peripheral blood smear of a girl with Crohn disease.

IDCases 2017 22;7:4-5. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

Department of General Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Japan.

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November 2016

Infective endocarditis and Sjögren's syndrome diagnosed simultaneously.

IDCases 2017 22;7:6-8. Epub 2016 Nov 22.

Department of General Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

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November 2016

Atypical rashes in adult human Parvovirus B19 infection; atypical is typical.

IDCases 2016 23;5:32-3. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Ginza Hospital, Internal Medicine, Japan.

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July 2016

Incidental diagnosis of oxyuriasis through a colonoscopy.

IDCases 2016 7;4:38-40. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.

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April 2016

Edwardsiella tarda bacteremia. A rare but fatal water- and foodborne infection: Review of the literature and clinical cases from a single centre.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2015 Nov-Dec;26(6):313-8

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University;

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January 2016

Perianal tuberculosis: A case report and review of the literature.

World J Clin Cases 2015 Sep;3(9):848-52

Sayaka Tago, Yuji Hirai, Yusuke Ainoda, Takahiro Fujita, Ken Kikuchi, Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8666, Japan.

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September 2015

Candidemia Diagnosed from Peripheral Blood Smear: Case Report and Review of Literature 1954-2013.

Mycopathologia 2015 Aug 8;180(1-2):111-6. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1, Kawadacho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162-8666, Japan,

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August 2015

Risk factors for recurrent hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection in a Japanese university hospital.

Clin Exp Gastroenterol 2015 14;8:191-6. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Department of Internal Medicine, Kitatama Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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July 2015

Dehydrogenative polymerization of coniferyl alcohol in artificial polysaccharides matrices: effects of xylan on the polymerization.

J Agric Food Chem 2015 May 1;63(18):4613-20. Epub 2015 May 1.

⊥Faculty of Photonic Science, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, 758-65 Bibi, Chitose 066-8655, Japan.

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May 2015

Association of serum eicosapentaenoic acid to arachidonic acid ratio with microalbuminuria in a population of community-dwelling Japanese.

Atherosclerosis 2015 Apr 24;239(2):577-82. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, Japan.

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April 2015

Fournier's gangrene caused by Listeria monocytogenes as the primary organism.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2015 Jan-Feb;26(1):44-6

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University;

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March 2015

Oscillating friction on shape-tunable wrinkles.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2014 Jul 4;6(13):10121-31. Epub 2014 May 4.

Nanosystem Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) , 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba 305-8565, Japan.

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July 2014

Serum uric acid is associated with the left ventricular mass index in males of a general population.

Int Heart J 2014 27;55(1):65-70. Epub 2014 Jan 27.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine.

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April 2014

Truncal rash in adult measles.

Int J Infect Dis 2014 Mar 6;20:80-1. Epub 2013 Dec 6.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Kawada-cho 8-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Hematology, Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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March 2014

Cefazolin therapy for methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in Japan.

J Infect Chemother 2014 Mar 16;20(3):175-80. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Hematology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.

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March 2014

Laboratory investigation of an Escherichia coli O157:H7 strain possessing a vtx2c gene with an IS1203 variant insertion sequence isolated from an asymptomatic food handler in Japan.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2013 Oct 26;77(2):176-8. Epub 2013 Jul 26.

Division of Bacteriology, Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health, Osaka 537-0025, Japan. Electronic address:

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October 2013

Water transport mechanism through open capillaries analyzed by direct surface modifications on biological surfaces.

Sci Rep 2013 Oct 23;3:3024. Epub 2013 Oct 23.

1] WPI-Advanced Institute for Materials Research (WPI-AIMR), Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan [2] Center for Fostering Young and Innovative Researchers, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan [3] CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Hon-cho 4-1-8, Kawaguchi 332-0012, Japan.

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October 2013

Facial-oropharyngeal Kaposi sarcoma in a HIV-seropositive man.

Intern Med 2012 15;51(20):2989-90. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Japan.

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August 2013

Lockjaw occurring after attending a small kitchen garden.

Intern Med 2012 15;51(20):2991. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Japan.

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August 2013

Independent association of elevated serum hepatocyte growth factor levels with development of insulin resistance in a 10-year prospective study.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2013 Jul 25;79(1):43-8. Epub 2013 Mar 25.

Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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July 2013

High level of plasma remnant-like particle cholesterol may predispose to development of hypertension in normotensive subjects.

Am J Hypertens 2013 Jun 11;26(6):793-8. Epub 2013 Feb 11.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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June 2013

Plasma endothelin-1 level is a predictor of 10-year mortality in a general population: the Tanushimaru study.

Circ J 2012 30;76(12):2779-84. Epub 2012 Aug 30.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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May 2013

New computer model for prediction of individual 10-year mortality on the basis of conventional atherosclerotic risk factors.

Atherosclerosis 2013 Mar 12;227(1):159-64. Epub 2013 Jan 12.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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March 2013

Serum hepatocyte growth factor and cancer mortality in an apparently healthy Japanese population.

J Epidemiol 2012 19;22(5):395-401. Epub 2012 May 19.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.

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November 2012

Analysis of clinical features of non-HIV Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia.

J Infect Chemother 2012 Oct 30;18(5):722-8. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

Department of Infectious Disease, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-8666, Japan.

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October 2012

Unusual colonoscopic view of Enterobius vermicularis.

Intern Med 2011 15;50(6):657. Epub 2011 Mar 15.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan.

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February 2012

Systolic blood pressure predicts cardiovascular mortality in a farming but not in a fishing community. -A 40-year follow up of the Japanese cohorts of the seven countries study-.

Circ J 2011 15;75(8):1890-6. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan.

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November 2011

Factors associated with plasma ghrelin level in Japanese general population.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2011 Apr;74(4):453-8

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Institute of Life Science, Kurume University, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, Japan.

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April 2011

Robust anisotropic polymer meshes prepared by stretching and photo-crosslinking of poly(1,2-butadiene) honeycomb films.

Phys Chem Chem Phys 2011 Mar 6;13(11):4877-80. Epub 2010 Dec 6.

Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8577, Japan.

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March 2011

[Listeriosis in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma following outpatient R-CHOP therapy].

Kansenshogaku Zasshi 2010 Sep;84(5):602-5

Department of Infectious Disease, Tokyo Women's Medical University.

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September 2010

Ceftriaxone plus gentamicin or ceftriaxone alone for streptococcal endocarditis in Japanese patients as alternative first-line therapies.

J Infect Chemother 2010 Jun 3;16(3):186-92. Epub 2010 Mar 3.

Department of Infectious Disease, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan.

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June 2010

Photo-patterning of honeycomb films prepared from amphiphilic copolymer containing photochromic spiropyran.

Chem Commun (Camb) 2010 Jun 28;46(22):3970-2. Epub 2010 Apr 28.

Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM), Tohoku University, 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8577, Japan.

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June 2010

Arrays of triangular shaped pincushions for SERS substrates prepared by using self-organization and vapor deposition.

Chem Commun (Camb) 2010 Apr 23;46(13):2298-300. Epub 2010 Jan 23.

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 6-6, Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8579, Japan.

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April 2010

Factors associated with serum high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) levels in a general population.

Metabolism 2009 Dec 17;58(12):1688-93. Epub 2009 Jul 17.

Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, Japan.

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December 2009

[Fever associated with pets, wild and domestic animals].

Rinsho Byori 2009 May;Suppl 143:57-68

Department of Infectious Disease, Tokyo Women's Medical University.

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May 2009

Habitual coffee but not green tea consumption is inversely associated with metabolic syndrome: an epidemiological study in a general Japanese population.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2007 Jun 30;76(3):383-9. Epub 2006 Oct 30.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-Machi, Kurume, Japan.

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June 2007

Plasma levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) are related to intima-media thickness of the carotid artery: an epidemiological study.

Atherosclerosis 2007 Mar 2;191(1):206-10. Epub 2006 May 2.

The Third Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan.

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March 2007

Electroless plating of honeycomb and pincushion polymer films prepared by self-organization.

Langmuir 2006 Nov;22(23):9760-4

Nanotechnology Research Center, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, N21W10, Sapporo, 001-0021, Japan.

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November 2006

High plasma level of remnant-like particle cholesterol in the metabolic syndrome.

Diabetes Care 2005 Oct;28(10):2514-8

The Third Department of Internal Medicine and The Cardiovascular Institute, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, Japan.

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October 2005

Strong association between serum hepatocyte growth factor and metabolic syndrome.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005 May 15;90(5):2927-31. Epub 2005 Feb 15.

The Third Department of Internal Medicine and The Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan.

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May 2005

Very long chain N-3 fatty acids intake and carotid atherosclerosis: an epidemiological study evaluated by ultrasonography.

Atherosclerosis 2004 Sep;176(1):145-9

The Third Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan.

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September 2004

[A family of acute intermittent porphyria].

Rinsho Ketsueki 2004 Jul;45(7):562-7

Division of Hematology, NTT Kanto Medical Center.

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July 2004

Plasma endothelin-1 level is related to renal function and smoking status but not to blood pressure: an epidemiological study.

J Hypertens 2004 Apr;22(4):713-8

The Third Department of Internal Medicine and The Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.

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April 2004

Association of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 with insulin resistance in Japan where obesity is rare.

Metabolism 2003 Feb;52(2):226-9

Third Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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February 2003

Plasma homocysteine levels and atherosclerosis in Japan: epidemiological study by use of carotid ultrasonography.

Stroke 2002 Sep;33(9):2177-81

Third Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Research Institute, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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September 2002