Akihiko Saitoh

Summary

Affiliation: Niigata University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Skin thickness in young infants and adolescents: Applications for intradermal vaccination
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:3384-91. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Recent progress and concerns regarding the Japanese immunization program: addressing the "vaccine gap"
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Chuo Ku, Niigata 951 8510, Japan Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, MC 0672, La Jolla, CA 92093 0672, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:4253-8. 2014
  3. pmc The value of radiographic findings for the progression of pandemic 2009 influenza A/H1N1 virus infection
    Takanori Funaki
    Department of Medical Subspecialties, Division of Infectious Diseases, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 13:516. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Safety and persistence of immunological response 6 months after intramuscular vaccination with an AS03-adjuvanted H1N1 2009 influenza vaccine: an open-label, randomized trial in Japanese children aged 6 months to 17 years
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:749-58. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Current issues with the immunization program in Japan: can we fill the "vaccine gap"?
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Chuo Ku, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Vaccine 30:4752-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Risk Factors for Bloodstream Infection After Living-donor Liver Transplantation in Children
    Kensuke Shoji
    From the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Subspecialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan Transplantation Center, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:1063-8. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Serostatus following live attenuated vaccination administered before pediatric liver transplantation
    Takanori Funaki
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Subspecialties, Center for Transplant Surgery, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 21:774-83. 2015
  8. doi request reprint An infant with human parechovirus type 3 infection with a distinctive rash on the extremities
    Kensuke Shoji
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medical Subspecialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, JapanDivision of General Pediatrics, Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Dermatol 31:258-9. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Clinical utility of serum samples for human parechovirus type 3 infection in neonates and young infants: The 2014 epidemic in Japan
    Yuta Aizawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    J Infect 72:223-32. 2016
  10. doi request reprint High rate of inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates--a multicenter study in Tokyo, Japan
    Kensuke Shoji
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Subspecialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    J Infect Chemother 21:81-3. 2015

Collaborators

  • Mureo Kasahara
  • Seisuke Sakamoto
  • Masayoshi Shinjoh
  • Takanobu Shigeta
  • Akinari Fukuda
  • Kensuke Shoji
  • Yuta Aizawa
  • Takanori Funaki
  • Tomohiro Katsuta
  • Isao Miyairi
  • Tomohiro Oishi
  • Ippei Miyata
  • Kanako Watanabe
  • Yasushi Watanabe
  • Hisako Komuro
  • Yuko Suzuki
  • Kenta Ito
  • Florin Vaida
  • Julian Tang
  • Kayoko Sugita
  • Takayuki Yamanaka
  • Hironori Yoshii
  • Yuho Horikoshi
  • Satoshi Iwata
  • Tomoyuki Tame
  • Yoshinori Kobayashi
  • Tetsuo Taguchi
  • Tatsuhiko Shike
  • Shinya Tsukano
  • Hidekazu Masaki
  • Nobuyuki Yotani
  • Shunsuke Nosaka
  • Osamu Miyazaki
  • Yukihiro Kaneko
  • Hitoshi Kato
  • Yasushi Misaki
  • Masahide Kaneko
  • Mitsutoshi Kimura
  • Hiro Nakao

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Skin thickness in young infants and adolescents: Applications for intradermal vaccination
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:3384-91. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that an appropriate length of ID device needle for infants and children is likely to be less than 1.2mm and a special device with shorter length of needle is warranted for infants and children...
  2. doi request reprint Recent progress and concerns regarding the Japanese immunization program: addressing the "vaccine gap"
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Chuo Ku, Niigata 951 8510, Japan Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, MC 0672, La Jolla, CA 92093 0672, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:4253-8. 2014
    ..We hope that future initiatives will further address the vaccine gap and protect Japanese children from vaccine-preventable diseases. ..
  3. pmc The value of radiographic findings for the progression of pandemic 2009 influenza A/H1N1 virus infection
    Takanori Funaki
    Department of Medical Subspecialties, Division of Infectious Diseases, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 13:516. 2013
    ..We investigated factors associated with rapid disease progression among children admitted to hospital for A/H1N1 infection, particularly findings on initial chest radiographs...
  4. doi request reprint Safety and persistence of immunological response 6 months after intramuscular vaccination with an AS03-adjuvanted H1N1 2009 influenza vaccine: an open-label, randomized trial in Japanese children aged 6 months to 17 years
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:749-58. 2012
    ..75 µg HA AS03-adjuvanted H1N1 2009 pandemic influenza vaccine in children aged 6 mo-17 y induced strong immune responses against the vaccine homologous strain that persisted for at least six months after the first vaccine dose...
  5. doi request reprint Current issues with the immunization program in Japan: can we fill the "vaccine gap"?
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1 757 Asahimachi dori, Chuo Ku, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Vaccine 30:4752-6. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Risk Factors for Bloodstream Infection After Living-donor Liver Transplantation in Children
    Kensuke Shoji
    From the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Subspecialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan Transplantation Center, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:1063-8. 2015
    ..However, information regarding the risk factors for BSI in children after LT is limited...
  7. doi request reprint Serostatus following live attenuated vaccination administered before pediatric liver transplantation
    Takanori Funaki
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Subspecialties, Center for Transplant Surgery, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 21:774-83. 2015
    ..Before LT, further vaccination strategies are needed for patients. In addition, serological follow-up may be indicated for patients with factors associated with seronegativity...
  8. doi request reprint An infant with human parechovirus type 3 infection with a distinctive rash on the extremities
    Kensuke Shoji
    Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medical Subspecialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, JapanDivision of General Pediatrics, Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Dermatol 31:258-9. 2014
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Clinical utility of serum samples for human parechovirus type 3 infection in neonates and young infants: The 2014 epidemic in Japan
    Yuta Aizawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    J Infect 72:223-32. 2016
    ..In conclusion, serum samples at disease onset are the most useful compared to CSF in detection of HPeV RNA and serum HPeV3 RNA level on admission was associated with important clinical manifestations in HPeV3-infected patients. ..
  10. doi request reprint High rate of inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates--a multicenter study in Tokyo, Japan
    Kensuke Shoji
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Subspecialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    J Infect Chemother 21:81-3. 2015
    ..In conclusion, we found a very high rate of inducible clindamycin resistance in macrolide-resistant S. aureus isolates in our geographic area...
  11. doi request reprint Asymptomatic children might transmit human parechovirus type 3 to neonates and young infants
    Yuta Aizawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    J Clin Virol 70:105-8. 2015
    ..Human parechovirus type 3 (HPeV3) epidemics occur worldwide and can lead to severe disease in neonates and young infants. Little is known about the source of HPeV3 infection...
  12. doi request reprint A universal preemptive therapy for cytomegalovirus infections in children after live-donor liver transplantation
    Akihiko Saitoh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Specialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 92:930-5. 2011
    ..The current set of guidelines recommends prophylaxis over a preemptive therapy for pediatric LT; however, the data regarding the optimal approach after LT in children are limited...
  13. doi request reprint Treatment of pyelonephritis caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in children
    Tomohiro Katsuta
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:417-9. 2013
    ..Children with pyelonephritis caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae can be successfully treated with noncarbapenem antimicrobials...
  14. doi request reprint Human Parechoviruses
    Yuta Aizawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
    Uirusu 65:17-26. 2015
    ..The research related to HPeV3 pathogenesis, specific therapy, and prevention are definitely warranted. ..
  15. doi request reprint Clinical utility of loop-mediated isothermal amplification for rapid diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children
    Yuta Aizawa
    Department of Pediatrics, Niigata Prefectural Shibata Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 63:248-51. 2014
    ..As compared with paired serum titres, the LAMP assay enabled quicker diagnosis of MP (median interval, 13 vs. 7 days), thereby allowing early initiation of appropriate antimicrobial therapy. ..
  16. doi request reprint Current practices and needs regarding perinatal childhood immunization education for Japanese mothers
    Aya Saitoh
    Department of Community Health Nursing, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Vaccine 33:6128-33. 2015
    ..We investigated current practices in perinatal childhood immunization education in the community and the needs and interest for such education among Japanese mothers...
  17. doi request reprint Dermatologic manifestations of human parechovirus type 3 infection in neonates and infants
    Kensuke Shoji
    Department of Medical Subspecialties, Division of Infectious Diseases, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:233-6. 2013
    ..Although maculopapular rash is a reported clinical manifestation of HPeV3 infection, the frequency and detailed characteristics of rash in neonates and young infants with HPeV3 infection are unknown...
  18. doi request reprint Complete atrioventricular block as a complication of varicella in children
    Tomohiro Katsuta
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Specialties, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:445-6. 2011
    ..Universal vaccination is warranted to prevent such a potentially fatal complication in Japan where varicella is still endemic...