Seiya Kato

Summary

Affiliation: Research Institute of Tuberculosis
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Follow-up discussion on restructuring the medical-service system]
    Seiya Kato
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:809-19. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Medical service systems for tuberculosis in low-incidence countries]
    Seiya Kato
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:577-84. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of Koch's phenomenon by BCg vaccination with the multi-puncture method in Japan]
    Seiya Kato
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533, Japan
    Kekkaku 85:777-82. 2010
  4. pmc Transmission of specific genotype streptomycin resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area in Japan
    Akihiro Ohkado
    Department of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Matsuyama 3 1 24, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 9:138. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint [Rapid, simple genotyping method by the variable numbers of tandem repeats (VNTR) for Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Japan--analytical procedure of JATA (12)-VNTR]
    Shinji Maeda
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 83:673-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Computerized surveillance system of tuberculosis in Japan: its evolution, achievement and challenges
    Masako Ohmori
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:15-23. 2012
  7. pmc Clonal expansion of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, Japan
    Yoshiro Murase
    Molecular Epidemiology Division, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Matsuyama, Tokyo, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:948-54. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint [What is needed to prevent defaulting from tuberculosis treatment?]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, JATA, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 83:621-8. 2008
  9. pmc Comprehensive multicenter evaluation of a new line probe assay kit for identification of Mycobacterium species and detection of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Satoshi Mitarai
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 50:884-90. 2012
  10. pmc Identification of katG mutations associated with high-level isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Hiroki Ando
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:1793-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint [Follow-up discussion on restructuring the medical-service system]
    Seiya Kato
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:809-19. 2012
    ..Through establishing close collaboration, medical service for TB patients will be a part of primary practice. It is expected to raise TB awareness among general medical staff and result in early case detection in the area...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Medical service systems for tuberculosis in low-incidence countries]
    Seiya Kato
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:577-84. 2012
    ..This study aims to provide suggestions for restructuring the medical service system in Japan by analyzing the systems in selected countries with low incidence...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of Koch's phenomenon by BCg vaccination with the multi-puncture method in Japan]
    Seiya Kato
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533, Japan
    Kekkaku 85:777-82. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to clarify the issues and challenges regarding Koch's phenomenon in Japan...
  4. pmc Transmission of specific genotype streptomycin resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area in Japan
    Akihiro Ohkado
    Department of Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Matsuyama 3 1 24, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 9:138. 2009
    ..tuberculosis in the TMA as observed in the above incident, and to identify the possible transmission routes of the strains among people living in urban settings in Japan...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Rapid, simple genotyping method by the variable numbers of tandem repeats (VNTR) for Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Japan--analytical procedure of JATA (12)-VNTR]
    Shinji Maeda
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 83:673-8. 2008
    ..The discriminatory power of each locus in variable numbers of tandem repeats (VNTR) analyses was evaluated for development of the genotyping method of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) in Japan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Computerized surveillance system of tuberculosis in Japan: its evolution, achievement and challenges
    Masako Ohmori
    The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:15-23. 2012
    ..An important role of the Research Institute of Tuberculosis is to support the planning and execution of TB control with provision of useful epidemiological information from the system...
  7. pmc Clonal expansion of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, Japan
    Yoshiro Murase
    Molecular Epidemiology Division, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Matsuyama, Tokyo, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:948-54. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the difficulty of preventing community transmission of XDR TB by conventional TB control programs and indicate an urgent need for a more appropriate strategy to contain highly developed drug-resistant TB...
  8. ncbi request reprint [What is needed to prevent defaulting from tuberculosis treatment?]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, JATA, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 83:621-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the factors relating to defaulting from tuberculosis treatment in Japan, and clarify what is needed to prevent defaulting...
  9. pmc Comprehensive multicenter evaluation of a new line probe assay kit for identification of Mycobacterium species and detection of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Satoshi Mitarai
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 50:884-90. 2012
    ..0% and 92.9%, respectively. The kit was able to identify mycobacterial bacilli at the species level, as well as drug-resistant phenotypes, with a high sensitivity and specificity...
  10. pmc Identification of katG mutations associated with high-level isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Hiroki Ando
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:1793-9. 2010
    ..On the basis of our results and known mutations associated with INH resistance, we developed a new hybridization-based line probe assay for rapid detection of INH-resistant M. tuberculosis isolates...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Influence of occupation of the index cases in recent outbreaks of tuberculosis]
    Hitoshi Hoshino
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 84:661-6. 2009
    ..PURPOSE, MATERIALS AND METHODS: In order to elucidate risk factors of TB outbreaks, 223 outbreaks reported between 2000 and 2006 in Japan were analyzed according to sex, occupation and outbreaking place of the index case...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Nationwide survey of the use of class 2 infectious disease beds for in-hospital care of tuberculosis patients]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533 Japan
    Kekkaku 87:51-5. 2012
    ..To investigate the possibility of employing in-hospital care for tuberculosis (TB) patients in beds meant for patients with Class 2 infectious diseases and determine the obstacles facing the same...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Problems in model-beds for tuberculosis patients]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokoyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 84:9-14. 2009
    ..To investigate the possibility and obstacles to care tuberculosis patients in general hospitals...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Liver damage in treatment of latent tuberculous infection by isoniazid]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association JATA
    Kekkaku 81:651-60. 2006
    ..To study the frequency and degree of liver damage as adverse effect of isoniazid (INH) preventive therapy in Japanese people...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Nationwide survey of suitability of tuberculosis wards for in-hospital care of tuberculosis patients]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 204 8533, Japan
    Kekkaku 87:475-80. 2012
    ..To clarify the situation and suitability of tuberculosis wards for in-hospital tuberculosis care, with a view toward establishing a national standard for tuberculosis wards...
  16. doi request reprint Promising loci of variable numbers of tandem repeats for typing Beijing family Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Yoshiro Murase
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, 3 1 24 Matsuyama, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 57:873-80. 2008
    ..This 12-locus VNTR (JATA) can therefore be used for TB genotyping in areas where Beijing family strains are dominant...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Recent case-finding activities of school children in Japan]
    Hitoshi Hoshino
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo, Japan
    Kekkaku 85:839-44. 2010
    ..Our purpose in the present study was to evaluate the effects of revised case-finding activity for these school students...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Human resource capacity building on TB laboratory work for TB control program--through the experience of international TB laboratory training course for TB control at the Research Institute of Tuberculosis, JATA, Japan]
    Akiko Fujiki
    Research Department, The Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo
    Kekkaku 83:475-9. 2008
    ..Therefore the course will keep focused on the smear examination as the basic curriculum. The course is highly appreciated by international experts and it is our responsibility to answer the expectation from them...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Adverse effect other than liver dysfunction in treatment of latent tuberculous infection by isoniazid]
    Kunihiko Ito
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, JATA, 3 1 24, Matsuyama, Kiyose shi, Tokyo 2048533 Japan
    Kekkaku 82:1-9. 2007
    ..To study the frequency and degree of adverse effect, other than liver dysfunction, of isoniazid (INH) preventive therapy in Japanese people...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Report of the meeting for researchers in charge of tuberculosis molecular epidemiology in Japan, China and Korea]
    Shinji Maeda
    Research Institute of Tuberculosis, Japan Anti Tuberculosis Association, Tokyo
    Kekkaku 82:925-7. 2007
    ..It is expected that each country should facilitate the molecular epidemiological research in a concerted way...