HIROKI KITAGAWA

Last Updated :2024/06/14

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital(Medical), Assistant Professor
E-mail
hkitagahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

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. 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. A case of bacteremia caused by Dialister micraerophilus with Enterocloster clostridioformis and Eggerthella lenta in a patient with pyometra, BMC Infect Dis., 24(1), 128, 20240124
  2. Fosfomycin as salvage therapy for persistent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: A case series and review of the literature, J Infect Chemother., 30(4), 352-356, 202404
  3. A case of bloodstream infection caused by Ruminococcus gnavus without gastrointestinal involvement., Heliyon., 9(5), e16011, 20230502
  4. Clinical characteristics of extrapulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria infections in comparison with pulmonary infections: A single-center, retrospective study in Japan, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 29(9), 875-881, 202309
  5. Virtual reality as a learning tool for improving infection control procedures, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 51(2), 129-134, 202302
  6. Viable SARS-CoV-2 detected in the air of hospital rooms of patients with COVID-19 with an early infection, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 126, 73-78, 202301
  7. A case of bloodstream infection caused by Ruminococcus gnavus without gastrointestinal involvement, HELIYON, 9(5), 202305
  8. 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
  9. Prevalence of Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and Ureaplasma parvum detection in urine and respiratory tract samples in Hiroshima, Japan, HELIYON, 9(3), 202303
  10. Pharmacokinetics of flomoxef in plasma, peritoneal fluid, peritoneum, and subcutaneous adipose tissue of patients undergoing lower gastrointestinal surgery: Dosing considerations based on site-specific pharmacodynamic target attainment, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 29(2), 186-192, 202302
  11. Pharmacokinetics of cefmetazole in plasma, peritoneal fluid, peritoneum, and subcutaneous adipose tissue of patients scheduled for lower gastrointestinal surgery: Dosing considerations based on site-specific pharmacodynamic target attainment, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 29(3), 309-315, 202303
  12. Case Report: Emphysematous Pyelonephritis With a Congenital Giant Ureterocele, FRONTIERS IN PEDIATRICS, 9, 20211126
  13. Clinical characteristics of Actinotignum schaalii bacteremia in a Japanese tertiary hospital, ANAEROBE, 77, 202210
  14. Case Report: Emphysematous Pyelonephritis With a Congenital Giant Ureterocele, Frontiers in Pediatrics, 9, 775468, 20211126
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Adverse reactions to the BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in Japan, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 28(4), 576-581, 202204
  18. 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
  19. Increased clostridium difficile infection in the era of preoperative chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, PANCREATOLOGY, 22(2), 258-263, 202203
  20. ★, 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
  21. Efficacy of pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection of multidrug-resistant bacteria and Clostridioides difficile spores, INFECTION DISEASE & HEALTH, 25(3), 181-185, 202008
  22. Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Caused by ST8 SCCmecIVl Type Community-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Intern Med, 58(5), 743-747, 201903
  23. Low incidence of Staphylococcus argenteus bacteremia in Hiroshima, Japan, J Infect Chemother, 26(1), 140-143, 202001
  24. Aeromonas dhakensis is not a rare cause of Aeromonas bacteremia in Hiroshima, Japan, J Infect Chemother, 26(2), 316-320, 202002
  25. Successful surgical procedure based on careful preoperative imaging for chronic idiopathic colonic pseudo-obstruction: a case report, SURGICAL CASE REPORTS, 6(1), 20201028
  26. 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
  27. ★, Effectiveness of 222-nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, 49(3), 299-301, 202103
  28. Complete Genome Sequence of Aeromonas caviae Strain MS6064, a mcr-3-Carrying Clinical Isolate from Japan, MICROBIOLOGY RESOURCE ANNOUNCEMENTS, 10(9), 202103
  29. Complicated cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by an imported case of Leishmania tropica in Japan: a case report, TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HEALTH, 49(1), 20210306
  30. Effect of intermittent irradiation and fluence-response of 222 nm ultraviolet light on SARS-CoV-2 contamination, PHOTODIAGNOSIS AND PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY, 33, 202103
  31. 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
  32. High incidence of postoperative silent venous thromboembolism in ulcerative colitis: a retrospective observational study, BMC SURGERY, 21(1), 20210519
  33. Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Eggerthella lenta bacteremia at a Japanese tertiary hospital, JOURNAL OF INFECTION AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 27(8), 1261-1264, 202108
  34. 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
  35. Ulcerative colitis-associated rectal cancer resected and diagnosed by rectovesical fistula: a case report, CLINICAL JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, 14(4), 1163-1168, 202108
  36. Implanted Port Catheter System Infection Caused by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius ST71-SCCmec type III, INTERNAL MEDICINE, 60(14), 2337-2340, 2021
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. Postoperative mediastinitis after cardiac surgery caused by Mycoplasma hominis: a case report, SURGICAL CASE REPORTS, 7(1), 20211123
  41. 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
  42. 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

Awards

  1. Young Investigator Award, First International Conference on Far-UVC Science and Technology (ICFUST)