Centers & Services

Department of Infectious Diseases

What are Infectious Diseases Department?

The Department of Infectious Diseases targets all infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses(except for hepatitis), providing diagnosis and treatment for infectious diseases in various organs.

Our physicians

Director, Department of Infectious Diseases

Nobuchika Kusano Professor

Outpatient physicians

Monday Tuseday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Outpatient physicians Morning         Professor Kusano

Treatment system

Consultation related to infections for outpatients is provided once a week and for inpatients as needed .

Treatment policy

The department accurate ly diagnoses various infectious diseases and provides appropriate antimicrobial therapy to prevent bacteria and fungi from developing resistance.


Various infectious diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses(except for hepatitis), and other microorganisms.
HIV infection and various diseases associated with AIDS.

Scope of target diseases

Septicemia, respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia, lung abcess, emphysema, and bronchitis, urinary tract infections such as pyelonephritis, hepatobiliary infections such as liver abscess and cholecystitis, gastrointestinal infections, food poisoning, systemic viral infections, and mycosis .

Highly advanced and specialized medical treatments

  • Designated HIV center hospital: our department provides medical care as an HIV center hospital in Okayama Prefecture.
  • Diagnosis of anti microbial resistant mechanisms: examination of antimicrobial resistant genes is conducted to use results for appropriate treatment of various infections.

Main methods for testing and assessment

Cultivation tests of bacteria and fungi, specific antigen and antibody tests, molecular identification tests, and detection of antimicrobial resistant genes.