Last Updated :2023/01/06

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

Basic Information

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Clinical internal medicine;Infectious disease medicine
  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Basic medicine;Bacteriology (including mycology)

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Year, Systemic Disease Control
  2. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar on Global Infectious Diseases

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Case Report: Emphysematous Pyelonephritis With a Congenital Giant Ureterocele, Frontiers in Pediatrics, 9, 775468, 20211126
  2. Surveillance of multi-drug resistance phenotypes in Staphylococcus aureus in Japan and correlation with whole-genome sequence findings, JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, 123, 34-42, 202205
  3. 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
  4. Adverse reactions to the BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in Japan, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(4), 576-581, 202204
  5. 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
  6. Increased clostridium difficile infection in the era of preoperative chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, PANCREATOLOGY, 22(2), 258-263, 202203
  7. ★, Effect of pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus contamination of high-touch surfaces in a Japanese hospital, Am J Infect Control, 48(2), 139-142, 202002
  8. Efficacy of pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection of multidrug-resistant bacteria and Clostridioides difficile spores, INFECTION DISEASE & HEALTH, 25(3), 181-185, 202008
  9. Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Caused by ST8 SCCmecIVl Type Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Intern Med, 58(5), 743-747, 201903
  10. Low incidence of Staphylococcus argenteus bacteremia in Hiroshima, Japan, J Infect Chemother, 26(1), 140-143, 202001
  11. Aeromonas dhakensis is not a rare cause of Aeromonas bacteremia in Hiroshima, Japan, J Infect Chemother, 26(2), 316-320, 202002
  12. Successful surgical procedure based on careful preoperative imaging for chronic idiopathic colonic pseudo-obstruction: a case report, SURGICAL CASE REPORTS, 6(1), 20201028
  13. Effectiveness of pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection for Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile surface contamination in a Japanese hospital, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(1), 55-58, 202101
  14. ★, Effectiveness of 222-nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(3), 299-301, 202103
  15. Complete Genome Sequence of Aeromonas caviae Strain MS6064, a mcr-3-Carrying Clinical Isolate from Japan, MICROBIOLOGY RESOURCE ANNOUNCEMENTS, 10(9), 202103
  16. Complicated cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by an imported case of Leishmania tropica in Japan: a case report, TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HEALTH, 49(1), 20210306
  17. Effect of intermittent irradiation and fluence-response of 222 nm ultraviolet light on SARS-CoV-2 contamination, PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, 33, 202103
  18. 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
  19. High incidence of postoperative silent venous thromboembolism in ulcerative colitis: a retrospective observational study, BMC SURGERY, 21(1), 20210519
  20. Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Eggerthella lenta bacteremia at a Japanese tertiary hospital, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 27(8), 1261-1264, 202108
  21. 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
  22. Ulcerative colitis-associated rectal cancer resected and diagnosed by rectovesical fistula: a case report, CLINICAL JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, 14(4), 1163-1168, 202108
  23. Implanted Port Catheter System Infection Caused by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius ST71-SCCmec type III, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 60(14), 2337-2340, 2021
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Postoperative mediastinitis after cardiac surgery caused by Mycoplasma hominis: a case report, SURGICAL CASE REPORTS, 7(1), 20211123
  28. 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
  29. 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, Hiroki Kitagawa, Toshihito Nomura, Hiroki Ohge, IUVA ASIA WORKSHOP 2021, 2021/02/19, Without Invitation, English, International ultraviolet association (IUVA), Online
  2. Changing Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Causing Bacteremia in Hiroshima, Japan during 2008-2017., Kitagawa H, Ohge H, Hisatsune J, Sugai M, Infectious Diseases Week 2019, 2019/10/04, Without Invitation, English, Washington, DC