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Vol. 154, No. 3, 1977
Issue release date: 1977
Section title: Paper
Dermatologica 1977;154:161–167
(DOI:10.1159/000251125)

A Bacteriological Study on Children with Staphylococcal Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Japan

Sarai Y. · Nakahara H. · Ishikawa T. · Kondo I. · Futaki S. · Hirayama K.
Departments of Microbiology and Dermatology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo

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Abstract of Paper

Received: 9/27/1976
Accepted: 11/5/1976
Published online: 10/15/2009
Issue release date: 1977

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1018-8665 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9832 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/DRM

Abstract

From 1973 to 1976, 21 patients with staphylococcal toxic epidermal necrolysis were admitted to the Jikei University Hospital in Tokyo. Of all of them were isolated coagulase-positive Staphylococcus aureus from various sites. In Japan, unlike in Europe and America, phage group II cocci were found in few cases. On the other hand, S. aureus belonging to other phage groups than group II (I, III mixed group and III group) were very commonly isolated. All the isolates produced exfoliatin which was capable of producing exfoliation in newborn mice. The type (A or B) of exfoliatin which was detected by the antiserum agar method did not correlate to the severity of this disease.

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Author Contacts

Yasunaga Sarai, MD, Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center Hospital of Japan, Toyama-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 16Z (Japan)

  

Article Information

Received: September 27, 1976
Accepted: November 5, 1976
Published online: October 15, 2009
Number of Print Pages : 7

  

Publication Details

Dermatology

Vol. 154, No. 3, Year 1977 (Cover Date: 1977)

Journal Editor: Saurat J.-H. (Geneva)
ISSN: 1018-8665 (Print), eISSN: 1421-9832 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/DRM


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Paper

Received: 9/27/1976
Accepted: 11/5/1976
Published online: 10/15/2009
Issue release date: 1977

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1018-8665 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9832 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/DRM


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