Kazushi Anzawa

Summary

Affiliation: Kanazawa Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Molecular Markers Useful for Intraspecies Subtyping and Strain Differentiation of Dermatophytes
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku 1 1, Uchinada, Ishikawa, 920 0293, Japan
    Mycopathologia 182:57-65. 2017
  2. doi request reprint Extra-scalp black dot ringworm caused by Trichophyton tonsurans among contact sports players
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku 1 1, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Mycopathologia 173:241-4. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid identification of Trichophyton tonsurans by PCR-RFLP analysis of ribosomal DNA regions
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 32:25-32. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sporadic (non-epidemic) cases of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in Japan based on PCR-RFLP analysis of non-transcribed spacer region of ribosomal RNA gene
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:219-22. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of trichophyton tonsurans isolated in Japan using RFLP analysis of non-transcribed spacer regions of ribosomal RNA genes
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical Univeristy, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:188-92. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Arthroderma benhamiae, an emerging pathogen of dermatophytoses in Japan, by polymorphisms of the non-transcribed spacer region of the ribosomal DNA
    T Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, 920 0293, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 27:14-20. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The first isolation in Japan of Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei causing tinea manuum
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 44:765-8. 2005
  8. pmc Restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of ribosomal DNA intergenic regions is useful for differentiating strains of Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4583-8. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Molecular typing of Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. interdigitale isolated in a university hospital in Japan based on the non-transcribed spacer region of the ribosomal RNA gene
    Asako Wakasa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 37:431-40. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Trichophyton tonsurans strains isolated in Japan between 2006 and 2010 and their susceptibility to oral antimycotics
    Kazushi Anzawa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:458-62. 2011

Collaborators

  • Masako Kawasaki
  • Yoko Takahashi
  • Hiroo Amano
  • Masato Nakagawa
  • Arunaloke Chakrabarti
  • Shuichi Higaki
  • Takashi Mochizuki
  • Kiminobu Takeda
  • Hiroshi Ishizaki
  • Yuichi Sakata
  • Hiroshi Tanabe
  • Tsuyoshi Ushigami
  • Akiko Nishibu
  • Junko Hatta
  • Asako Wakasa
  • Mari Higashino-Kameda
  • Makoto Inaoki
  • Shoko Urano
  • Maki Hasei
  • Hirohisa Toga
  • Toshiki Yabe-Wada
  • Akira Nakamura
  • Kazuya Takeda
  • Colin J Jackson
  • Shinobu Saijo
  • Koichi Makimura
  • Yoichiro Iwakura
  • Katsuhiko Izumi
  • Hirokazu Mochizuki
  • Shintaro Matsuba
  • Miho Miyake
  • Keiji Fujimoto
  • Toshiki Fujii
  • Asuka Kitayama
  • Rieko Yoshimura
  • Toshiyuki Asaka
  • Hitoshi Yokoyama
  • Chihiro Nishijima
  • Youichi Hasegawa
  • Naomi Itoh
  • Takathika Okada
  • Yoko Suzuki
  • Tsuyoshi Ohishi
  • Shigeki Kuroishi
  • Machiko Fujihiro
  • Shigeru Fujita
  • Kiyoto Kojima
  • Hiroshi Tababe
  • T Mochizuki
  • Yukio Kitahara
  • Tsuyoshi Hirota
  • Susumu Miyagawa
  • Toshihisa Hatta
  • Conchita Toriello
  • Robert Arenas
  • Haydee Torres Guererro
  • Rataporn Ungpakorn
  • Ayako Sano
  • Jun Fujita
  • Katsuhiko Kamei
  • Jong Soo Choi
  • Mary K Moore
  • Richard C Barton
  • E Glyn V Evans
  • Steven L Kelly
  • R Kano
  • A Hasegawa
  • H Tosaki
  • H Ishizaki
  • M Fujihiro

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Molecular Markers Useful for Intraspecies Subtyping and Strain Differentiation of Dermatophytes
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku 1 1, Uchinada, Ishikawa, 920 0293, Japan
    Mycopathologia 182:57-65. 2017
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Extra-scalp black dot ringworm caused by Trichophyton tonsurans among contact sports players
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku 1 1, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Mycopathologia 173:241-4. 2012
    ..Although they were diagnosed with tinea corporis, they required 2-3 months of treatment with oral terbinafine. Dermatologists should be aware that BDR can appear on areas of the skin other than the scalp...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid identification of Trichophyton tonsurans by PCR-RFLP analysis of ribosomal DNA regions
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 32:25-32. 2003
    ..tonsurans, an emerging pathogen of dermatophytosis in Japan, varies widely and species level identification is sometimes very difficult. Reliable molecular markers are expected to be introduced for their identification...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of sporadic (non-epidemic) cases of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in Japan based on PCR-RFLP analysis of non-transcribed spacer region of ribosomal RNA gene
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:219-22. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of trichophyton tonsurans isolated in Japan using RFLP analysis of non-transcribed spacer regions of ribosomal RNA genes
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical Univeristy, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:188-92. 2007
    ..tonsurans. NTS VI strains, the major molecular type among sporadically isolated strains, were not observed among the epidemic strains, and strains of this type did not contribute to the present epidemic...
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Arthroderma benhamiae, an emerging pathogen of dermatophytoses in Japan, by polymorphisms of the non-transcribed spacer region of the ribosomal DNA
    T Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, 920 0293, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 27:14-20. 2001
    ..benhamiae isolated in Japan. None of the five DNA types were found among the registered tester strains of A. benhamiae. Therefore, several different strains of A. benhamiae may have been brought into Japan separately...
  7. ncbi request reprint The first isolation in Japan of Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. erinacei causing tinea manuum
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 44:765-8. 2005
  8. pmc Restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of ribosomal DNA intergenic regions is useful for differentiating strains of Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4583-8. 2003
    ..mentagrophytes strains. Furthermore, by use of this method, there appears to be a greater degree of diversity among T. mentagrophytes var. mentagrophytes isolates than among T. mentagrophytes var. interdigitale isolates...
  9. doi request reprint Molecular typing of Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. interdigitale isolated in a university hospital in Japan based on the non-transcribed spacer region of the ribosomal RNA gene
    Asako Wakasa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 37:431-40. 2010
    ..These results suggest that this method may be used to determine the molecular epidemiology of T. mentagrophytes var. interdigitale in Japan, because it generated results rapidly and in a sensitive manner...
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Trichophyton tonsurans strains isolated in Japan between 2006 and 2010 and their susceptibility to oral antimycotics
    Kazushi Anzawa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 64:458-62. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint [Survey of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in Japan. Molecular epidemiology and factors affecting adequate hairbrush sampling]
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medical Research, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 47:57-61. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic and phenotypic variations among F1 progenies of Arthroderma benhamiae
    Masako Kawasaki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 49:103-10. 2008
    ..Hair perforation was observed in isolates of all but one atypical strain, and therefore could be one characteristic of this species...
  13. doi request reprint Successful mating of Trichophyton rubrum with Arthroderma simii
    Kazushi Anzawa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Med Mycol 48:629-34. 2010
    ..Hybrids were observed within the genotypes of four different genes, i.e., rRNA, actin, DNA topoisomerase II and cytochrome b. These results strongly suggest that T. rubrum is not an asexual or clonal species...
  14. ncbi request reprint Different genes can result in different phylogenetic relationships in trichophyton species
    Masako Kawasaki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 49:311-8. 2008
    ..benhamiae clade or A. simii clade, depending on the gene examined. These findings indicate the need to reevaluate the boundaries among Trichophyton species using an alternative to morphological or molecular biological methods...
  15. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of a major subgroup of Arthroderma benhamiae isolated in Japan by restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the non-transcribed spacer region of ribosomal RNA gene
    Kiminobu Takeda
    Department of Dermatology, Research Institute of Medical Science, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan kiminobu kanazawa med ac jp
    Jpn J Infect Dis 65:233-9. 2012
    ..We observed that 3 out of the 4 NTS types among the Japanese strains were detected outside Japan as well...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Survey of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in the Hokuriku and Kinki regions of Japan]
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medical Research, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada cho, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:99-103. 2005
    ..With the restriction enzyme Mva I, two molecular types were detected among the strains, indicating that the causative agents of the endemic were derived from different origins...
  17. ncbi request reprint Matings among three teleomorphs of Trichophyton mentagrophytes
    Masako Kawasaki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 51:143-52. 2010
    ..vanbreuseghemii were confirmed to have genes from three species. The gene exchangeability among three Arthroderma species was shown and the meaning of these events discussed...
  18. doi request reprint New strain typing method with Sporothrix schenckii using mitochondrial DNA and polymerase chain reaction restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) technique
    Masako Kawasaki
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 39:362-5. 2012
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Multiple gene analyses are necessary to understand accurate phylogenetic relationships among Trichophyton species
    Masako Kawasaki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University
    Med Mycol J 52:245-54. 2011
    ..These results show that multiple gene analyses are necessary to more precisely understand the phylogenetic relationships among these fungi...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA analysis of Sporothrix schenckii in India, Thailand, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico
    Hiroshi Ishizaki
    Division of Dermatomycology Novartis Pharma, Research Institute of Medical Science, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 50:19-26. 2009
    ..All ten isolates from India and Thailand belonged to Group B. The 52 Group A and 24 Group B isolates corresponded to rDNA Type I and Type IV , respectively, reported by Watanabe et al.(Nippon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 45: 165-175, 2004)...
  21. doi request reprint Polyclonality of Trichophyton rubrum Isolates in aDermatophytosis Patient with Multiple Lesions
    Kiminobu Takeda
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University
    Med Mycol J 57:E17-20. 2016
    ..The patient was successfully treated for all types with a six-month course of oral terbinafine and topical luliconazole. The molecular typing supported the notion that tinea pedis was the source of tinea corporis in the patient. ..
  22. doi request reprint Case of phaeohyphomycosis producing sporotrichoid lesions
    Maki Hasei
    Department of Dermatology, Research Institute of Medical Science, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan
    J Dermatol 40:638-40. 2013
    ..to be the causative agent. Treatment with terbinafine and local hyperthermia seemed effective as all the lesions tended to subside. However, the patient died due to pneumonia approximately 1 month after commencement of therapy. ..
  23. doi request reprint Simple identification of Trichophyton tonsurans by chlamydospore-like structures produced in culture media
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Research Institute of Medical Science, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan Division of Dermatomycology Novartis Pharma, Research Institute of Medical Science, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 40:1027-32. 2013
    ..In conclusion, observation of development of chlamydospore-like structures in culture media is the simplest method for identification of T. tonsurans. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint Genetic relationship between Trichophyton mentagrophytes var. interdigitale and Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii
    Kazushi Anzawa
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University
    Med Mycol J 52:223-7. 2011
    ..vanbreuseghemii...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intra-species variation of genotypes of Exophiala jeanselmei isolated from patients in Japan
    Masako Kawasaki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 46:261-5. 2005
    ..jeanselmei and Type 8 was identified as E. jeanselmei var. lecanii-corni based on the genotypes of type strains of these species. However, two other types were still designated as E. jeanselmei Type 6 and E. jeanselmei Type 10...
  26. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of the effects of antimycotic agents on the hyphal growth of Trichophyton rubrum: a preliminary study
    Junko Hatta
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Mycoses 54:e84-91. 2011
    ..Counting the number of hyphal crossings provides a new method for assessing hyphal growth and antimycotic activity quantitatively...
  27. ncbi request reprint Successful mating of a human isolate of Arthroderma simii with a tester strain of A. vanbreuseghemii
    Masako Kawasaki
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 50:15-8. 2009
    ..Confirmation of sexual reproduction was made by the detection of hybrids of two parental genotypes. The implications of this result are discussed from the viewpoint of a reevaluation of the species boundaries of dermatophytes...
  28. doi request reprint Molecular typing using polymorphisms of the polyketide synthase gene (PKS1) of strains in Japan morphologically identified as Fonsecaea pedrosoi
    Tsuyoshi Ushigami
    Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kahoku, Japan
    J Dermatol 44:36-42. 2017
    ..The 37 isolates could be divided into at least seven molecular subtypes. The combination of these two molecular markers provides a most robust method for intraspecies subtyping and further epidemiological study of F. monophora...
  29. doi request reprint Case of cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by Phaeoacremonium sp. in a renal transplant recipient
    Yuichi Sakata
    Department of Dermatology, Research Institute of Medical Science, Uchinada, Japan
    J Dermatol 42:263-6. 2015
    ..He was successfully treated with a total of 3 weeks of liposomal amphotericin B, but died of pneumonia approximately 3 months after cure of phaeohyphomycosis...
  30. doi request reprint Molecular markers useful for epidemiology of dermatophytoses
    Takashi Mochizuki
    Department of Dermatology, Research Institute of Medical Science, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan Division of Dermatomycology, Research Institute of Medical Science, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    J Dermatol 42:232-5. 2015
    ....
  31. doi request reprint A critical role of Dectin-1 in hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    Mari Higashino-Kameda
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Inflamm Res 65:235-44. 2016
    ..The present study aimed to investigate whether Dectin-1 and Dectin-2 contribute to the development of experimental HP triggered by the fungus Trichosporon asahii (T. asahii) that causes summer-type HP...
  32. doi request reprint [Phaeomycotic cyst caused by Exophiala xenobiotica in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis and lung cancer]
    Shoko Urano
    Department of Dermatology, Ensyu Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    Med Mycol J 55:J151-6. 2014
    ..Pheomycotic cysts should be considered on identifying a slowly developing chronic subcutaneous abscess in immunocompromised patients. Sequencing is recommended for accurate species identification of causative pathogens. ..
  33. doi request reprint Case of dermatophyte abscess caused by Trichophyton rubrum: a case report and review of the literature
    Makoto Inaoki
    Department of Dermatology, National Hospital Organisation Kanazawa Medical Center, Kanazawa, Japan
    Mycoses 58:318-23. 2015
    ..Dermatophyte abscess is a rare, deep and invasive dermatophytosis, which is often associated with immunocompromised conditions. We provide a review of the literature including Japanese cases. ..
  34. pmc Microsporum canis infection mimics pemphigus erythematosus
    Hiroo Amano
    Department of Dermatology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
    Indian J Dermatol 58:243. 2013
    ..The immune reaction to the fungi could be drastic and therefore, the eruption sometimes displays atypical clinical manifestations...