Last Updated :2024/04/03

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Medical), Assistant Professor

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences , Japan, 2016/04, 2020/03
  • Juntendo University, Japan, 2004/04, 2010/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

Research Keywords

  • Pediatrics
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Systemic Disease Control
  2. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar on Global Infectious Diseases

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Capture and neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza virus by algae-derived lectins with high-mannose and core fucose specificities, MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY, 67(7), 334-344, 202307
  2. Lung and Cerebral Nocardiosis Caused by Nocardia elegans in a Lung Transplant Recipient: A Case Report and Literature Review, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 62(3), 431-437, 2022
  3. Prevalence of Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Ureaplasma parvum detection in urine and respiratory tract samples in Hiroshima, Japan, HELIYON, 9(3), 202303
  4. Clinical characteristics of Actinotignum schaalii bacteremia in a Japanese tertiary hospital, ANAEROBE, 77, 202210
  5. Duration of infectious viral shedding in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 treated with REGN-CoV2?, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(7), 912-917, 202207
  6. Adverse reactions to the BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in Japan, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(4), 576-581, 202204
  7. In vitro Suppression of SARS-CoV-2 Infection by Existing Kampo Formulas and Crude Constituent Drugs Used for Treatment of Common Cold Respiratory Symptoms, FRONTIERS IN PHARMACOLOGY, 13, 20220329
  8. Effects of Traditional Kampo Drugs and Their Constituent Crude Drugs on Influenza Virus Replication In Vitro: Suppression of Viral Protein Synthesis by Glycyrrhizae Radix, Evid Based Complement Alternat Med, 20191203
  9. Eligibility of Feline Calicivirus for a Surrogate of Human Norovirus in Comparison with Murine Norovirus, Poliovirus and Coxsackievirus, Biocontrol Sci, 3(23), 145-149, 2018
  10. Effectiveness of 222-nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination, Am J Infect Control, 20200904
  11. Effectiveness of 222-nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(3), 299-301, 202103
  12. Complicated cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by an imported case of Leishmania tropica in Japan: a case report, TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HEALTH, 49(1), 20210306
  13. Effect of intermittent irradiation and fluence-response of 222 nm ultraviolet light on SARS-CoV-2 contamination, PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, 33, 202103
  14. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus contamination of hospital-use-only mobile phones and efficacy of 222-nm ultraviolet disinfection, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(6), 800-803, 202106
  15. Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Eggerthella lenta bacteremia at a Japanese tertiary hospital, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 27(8), 1261-1264, 202108
  16. Pilot study on the decontamination efficacy of an installed 222-nm ultraviolet disinfection device (Care222(TM)), with a motion sensor, in a shared bathroom, PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, 34, 202106
  17. Ethanol Susceptibility of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Enveloped Viruses, Biocontrol Science, 26(3), 177-180, 20210924
  18. Inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 infection in vitro by suppressing its receptor, angiotensin-converting enzyme 2, via aryl-hydrocarbon receptor signal, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 20210817
  19. Combining pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection with terminal manual cleaning helps reduce the acquisition rate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(8), 1048-1051, 202108
  20. The effect of pulsed-xenon ultraviolet disinfection on surfaces contaminated with vancomycin-resistant Enterococci in a Japanese hospital, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 27(11), 1665-1668, 202111
  21. Ethanol Susceptibility of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Enveloped Viruses, BIOCONTROL SCIENCE, 26(3), 177-180, 2021
  22. Duration of infectious virus shedding in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 who required mechanical ventilation, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(1), 19-23, 202201
  23. Postoperative mediastinitis after cardiac surgery caused by Mycoplasma hominis: a case report, SURGICAL CASE REPORTS, 7(1), 20211123
  24. Laboratory identification and clinical characteristics of Streptococcus bovis/Streptococcus equinus complex bacteremia: a retrospective, multicenter study in Hiroshima, Japan, BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 21(1), 20211126
  25. Vertebral osteomyelitis caused by Mycobacteroides abscessus subsp. abscessus resulting in spinal cord injury due to vertebral body fractures, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(2), 290-294, 202202

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Effectiveness of 222nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination, Kitagawa H, Nomura T, Ohge H, IUVA ASIA WORKSHOP 2021, 2021/02/19, Without Invitation, Japanese