Taro Kamigaki

Summary

Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lancet Conferences: Influenza in the Asia-Pacific
    Taro Kamigaki
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Expert Rev Vaccines 8:1527-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic analysis of rabies viruses in the Philippines
    Kentaro Tohma
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan Electronic address
    Infect Genet Evol 23:86-94. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint [Researches on virology at the Tohoku University Research Center in the Philippines]
    Hitoshi Oshitani
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Uirusu 63:45-50. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of enterovirus 68 in serum from pediatric patients with pneumonia and their clinical outcomes
    Tadatsugu Imamura
    Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 8:21-4. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of influenza viruses in the aftermath of the Great East Japan earthquake
    Kentaro Tohma
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 65:542-4. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological study of influenza-like illness under enhanced surveillance in Saku, Nagano Prefecture, outpatients during the 2008-09 influenza season]
    Masato Kawamura
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 84:575-82. 2010
  7. pmc Genetic diversity and geographic distribution of genetically distinct rabies viruses in the Philippines
    Mariko Saito
    Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai City, Miyagi, Japan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2144. 2013
  8. pmc Evaluating influenza disease burden during the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 influenza seasons in Mongolia
    Nao Nukiwa
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Western Pac Surveill Response J 2:16-22. 2011
  9. pmc Influenza transmission in a community during a seasonal influenza A(H3N2) outbreak (2010-2011) in Mongolia: a community-based prospective cohort study
    Nao Nukiwa-Souma
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e33046. 2012
  10. pmc Evolution of the M gene of the influenza A virus in different host species: large-scale sequence analysis
    Yuki Furuse
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Virol J 6:67. 2009

Collaborators

  • Hitoshi Oshitani
  • Akira Suzuki
  • Mariko Saito
  • Yuki Furuse
  • Satoshi Inoue
  • Xiang Huo
  • Mary E Miranda
  • Isidore K Kouadio
  • Nao Nukiwa
  • Raita Tamaki
  • Kentaro Tohma
  • Masato Kawamura
  • Tadatsugu Imamura
  • Mihyun Kim
  • Michiko Okamoto
  • Remigio Olveda
  • Socorro Lupisan
  • Nao Nukiwa-Souma
  • Pagbajabyn Nymadawa
  • Badarchiin Darmaa
  • Alexanderyn Burmaa
  • Ishiin Od
  • Naoko Fuji
  • Akiko Hashimoto
  • Catalino S Demetria
  • Jun Ryan C Orbina
  • Beatriz P Quiambao
  • Daria L Manalo
  • Laarni T Tuason
  • Akira Noguchi
  • Chandra Nath Roy
  • Satoshi Mimura
  • Kanako Otani
  • Hiroshi Nakagawa
  • Namuutsetsegiin Bayasgalan
  • Kazuhisa Kawamura
  • Tsedenbalyn Naranzul
  • Luvsanbaldangiin Enkhbaatar
  • Rapunzel Aniceto
  • Baataryn Gantsooj
  • Sosorbaramyn Tsatsral
  • Jigjidsurengiin Od
  • Rentsengiin Tuul
  • Lydia Sombrero
  • Hazel Galang

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Lancet Conferences: Influenza in the Asia-Pacific
    Taro Kamigaki
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Expert Rev Vaccines 8:1527-9. 2009
    ..In this article, the authors have tried to summarize this conference and discuss future prospects of pandemic preparedness and response...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic analysis of rabies viruses in the Philippines
    Kentaro Tohma
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan Electronic address
    Infect Genet Evol 23:86-94. 2014
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint [Researches on virology at the Tohoku University Research Center in the Philippines]
    Hitoshi Oshitani
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Uirusu 63:45-50. 2013
    ..Based on these studies, we initiated more comprehensive researches in the Philippines since 2010. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of enterovirus 68 in serum from pediatric patients with pneumonia and their clinical outcomes
    Tadatsugu Imamura
    Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 8:21-4. 2014
    ..Our results suggest that EV68 can cause viremia by which the virus may exhibit systemic manifestations. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of influenza viruses in the aftermath of the Great East Japan earthquake
    Kentaro Tohma
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 65:542-4. 2012
    ..The Yamagata lineage of influenza B was detected in one patient from western Japan, indicating the importing of viruses into the affected area...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological study of influenza-like illness under enhanced surveillance in Saku, Nagano Prefecture, outpatients during the 2008-09 influenza season]
    Masato Kawamura
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 84:575-82. 2010
    ..The estimated number of total ILI cases differed by 18.5%, depending on facility categories. This indicates that more detailed analysis is needed to accurately estimate ILI cases...
  7. pmc Genetic diversity and geographic distribution of genetically distinct rabies viruses in the Philippines
    Mariko Saito
    Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai City, Miyagi, Japan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2144. 2013
    ..Understanding the phylogeography of rabies viruses is important for establishing a more effective and feasible control strategy...
  8. pmc Evaluating influenza disease burden during the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 influenza seasons in Mongolia
    Nao Nukiwa
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Western Pac Surveill Response J 2:16-22. 2011
    ..Although mortality impact also should be considered, we believe that our findings can be useful in formulating an influenza control strategy during influenza epidemic periods in Mongolia. ..
  9. pmc Influenza transmission in a community during a seasonal influenza A(H3N2) outbreak (2010-2011) in Mongolia: a community-based prospective cohort study
    Nao Nukiwa-Souma
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e33046. 2012
    ..However, the overall picture of community transmission is not well defined during actual outbreaks. We conducted a community-based prospective cohort study to describe the transmission characteristics of influenza in Mongolia...
  10. pmc Evolution of the M gene of the influenza A virus in different host species: large-scale sequence analysis
    Yuki Furuse
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Virol J 6:67. 2009
    ..Besides, novel vaccines targeting M1 or M2 protein to confer cross subtype protection have been under development. We conducted the present study to investigate the evolution of the M gene by analyzing its sequence in different species...
  11. pmc Investigation of an Influenza A (H3N2) outbreak in evacuation centres following the Great East Japan earthquake, 2011
    Taro Kamigaki
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 9808575, Japan
    BMC Public Health 14:34. 2014
    ..At the time of the Great East Japan Earthquake on 11 March 2011, influenza A (H3N2) was still circulating and there was a heightened concern regarding severe outbreaks due to influenza A (H3N2)...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological study of health impact on influenza outpatients during 2008-2009 influenza season, Shonai, Yamagata]
    Nao Nukiwa
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 84:52-8. 2010
    ..This in turns means that an urgent need will arise for appropriate measures reducing this potentially huge burden during pandemic (H1N1) 2009 outbreak in Japan...
  13. pmc Reversion of influenza A (H3N2) virus from amantadine resistant to amantadine sensitive by further reassortment in Japan during the 2006-to-2007 influenza season
    Yuki Furuse
    Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 47:841-4. 2009
    ..Whole-genome sequencing results indicated that this was due to a further reassortment event...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Lessons learned from pandemic (H1N1) 2009: Japan and global prospective]
    Taro Kamigaki
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 68:1605-10. 2010
    ..It is important to identify some gaps in the implementation of interventions for further preparedness...
  15. pmc Detection of human rhinovirus C viral genome in blood among children with severe respiratory infections in the Philippines
    Naoko Fuji
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 6:e27247. 2011
    ..This finding suggests that the 5'NCR region may be associated with viremia...
  16. doi request reprint Viruses that cross borders: factors responsible for global dissemination of viral infections
    Yuki Furuse
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Intervirology 54:246-52. 2011
    ..In contrast, for some other viruses, genetically similar strains can spread and circulate all over the world. This study addresses global dissemination of various viral infections...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Encephalitis and encephalopathy associated with pandemic flu]
    Raita Tamaki
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Brain Nerve 61:153-60. 2009
    ..In addition, we have also reviewed a few human cases of avian influenza A (H5N1) infection where the central nervous system (CNS) are involved...
  18. ncbi request reprint Analysis of medical consultation interval between the symptom onset and consultation observed in multiple medical facilities in Odate city, Japan, 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 seasons
    Xiang Huo
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan Department of Acute Infectious Disease, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China
    J Infect Chemother 20:370-4. 2014
    ..And the predictors or determinants for longer medical consultation interval have not been well-defined...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Infectious disease surveillance in Miyagi after the Great East Japan Earthquake]
    Mihyun Kim
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 60:659-64. 2013
    ..In this study, we summarized the monitoring activities of infectious diseases through this surveillance after the earthquake...
  20. pmc Measles outbreaks in displaced populations: a review of transmission, morbidity and mortality associated factors
    Isidore K Kouadio
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 10:5. 2010
    ..In recent years, refugees and internally displaced persons have been increasing. Our study aims to define the epidemiological characteristics and risk factors associated with measles outbreaks in displaced populations...
  21. pmc Epidemiological characteristics and low case fatality rate of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Japan
    Taro Kamigaki
    Department of Virology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    PLoS Curr 1:RRN1139. 2009
    ..However, CFRs are higher in small children (<5 years) and adults. The transmission to these age groups may possibly have been minimized through aggressive suspension of classes in schools...
  22. pmc Major issues and challenges of influenza pandemic preparedness in developing countries
    Hitoshi Oshitani
    Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:875-80. 2008
    ..Such an event will inevitably have a global effect. Therefore, improving pandemic preparedness in every country, particularly developing ones, is urgently needed...