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HARAMOTO, EIJI

Date of Birth: August 15, 1978

Professor,
Interdisciplinary Center for River Basin Environment,
Graduate Faculty of Interdisciplinary Research,
University of Yamanashi

Editorial Board Member of Applied and Environmental Microbiology (AEM) (since Jan 2013)

Avocation: Weight training (esperially bench press)
Record of Bench Press: 135 kg (as of Dec 14, 2005)

THESIS
Graduation Thesis: Development of a cation-coated filter method to concentrate viruses in tap water and river water. [In Japanese] (March 2002)

Master's Thesis: Evaluation of occurrence of enteric viruses in natural environments, water supply systems, and sewerage systems. [In Japanese] (March 2004)

Doctor Thesis: Quantitative analysis of the fate of enteric viruses in aquatic environments. [In Japanese] (March 2007)

RESEARCH PRODUCTS

Publications in English
  1. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2004. Detection of noroviruses in tap water in Japan by means of a new method for concentrating enteric viruses in large volumes of freshwater. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70(4):2154-2160.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  2. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2005. Application of cation-coated filter method to detection of noroviruses, enteroviruses, adenoviruses, and torque teno viruses in the Tamagawa River in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71(5):2403-2411.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  3. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, Hiromasa Yamashita, Hideichiro Nakajima, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2005. One-year monthly monitoring of torque teno virus (TTV) in wastewater treatment plants in Japan. Water Research. 39(10):2008-2013.
    [Abstract]

  4. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, Yukio Koibuchi, Hiroaki Furumai, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2006. Effects of rainfall on the occurrence of human adenoviruses, total coliforms, and Escherichia coli in seawater. Water Science and Technology. 54(3):225-230.
    [Abstract]

  5. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, Hiromasa Yamashita, Atsushi Tajima, Hideichiro Nakajima, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2006. Seasonal profiles of human noroviruses and indicator bacteria in wastewater treatment plant in Tokyo, Japan. Water Science and Technology. 54(11-12):301-308.
    [Abstract]

  6. Yoshifumi Masago, Hiroyuki Katayama, Toru Watanabe, Eiji Haramoto, Atsushi Hashimoto, Tatsuo Omura, Tsuyoshi Hirata, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2006. Quantitative risk assessment of noroviruses in drinking water based on qualitative data in Japan. Environmental Science & Technology. 40(23):7428-7433.
    [Abstract]

  7. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Detection of koi herpesvirus DNA in river water in Japan. Journal of Fish Diseases. 30(1):59-61.
    [Abstract]

  8. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Recovery of naked viral genomes in water by virus concentration methods. Journal of Virological Methods. 142(1-2):169-173.
    [Abstract]

  9. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Quantitative analysis of human enteric adenoviruses in aquatic environments. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103(6):2153-2159.
    [Abstract]

  10. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Chanetta Phanuwan, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. Quantitative detection of sapoviruses in wastewater and river water in Japan. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 46(3):408-413.
    [Abstract]

  11. Hiroyuki Katayama, Eiji Haramoto, Kumiko Oguma, Hiromasa Yamashita, Atsushi Tajima, Hideichiro Nakajima, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. One-year monthly quantitative survey of noroviruses, enteroviruses and adenoviruses in wastewater collected from six plants in Japan. Water Research. 42(6-7):1441-1448.
    [Abstract]

  12. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Etsuko Utagawa, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. Development of sample storage methods for detecting enteric viruses in environmental water. Journal of Virological Methods. 151(1):1-6.
    [Abstract]

  13. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. Quantification and genotyping of torque teno virus at a wastewater treatment plant in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(23):7434-7436.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  14. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Takafumi Ito, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Development of virus concentration methods for detection of koi herpesvirus in water. Journal of Fish Diseases. 32(3):297-300.
    [Abstract]

  15. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, Michihiro Akiba, and Shoichi Kunikane. 2009. Application of real-time PCR assays to genotyping of F-specific phages in river water and sediments in Japan. Water Research. 43(15):3759-3764.
    [Abstract]

  16. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Etsuko Utagawa, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Recovery of human norovirus from water by virus concentration methods. Journal of Virological Methods. 160(1-2):206-209.
    [Abstract]

  17. Masaaki Kitajima, Koichi Matsubara, Sethy Sour, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. First detection of genotype 3 hepatitis E virus RNA in river water in Cambodia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 103(9):955-957.
    [Abstract]

  18. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Detection of genogroup IV norovirus in wastewater and river water in Japan. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 49(5):655-658.
    [Abstract]

  19. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2010. Real-time PCR detection of adenoviruses, polyomaviruses, and torque teno viruses in river water in Japan. Water Research. 44(6):1747-1752.
    [Abstract]

  20. Masaaki Kitajima, Yukinobu Tohya, Koichi Matsubara, Eiji Haramoto, Etsuko Utagawa, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2010. Chlorine inactivation of human norovirus, murine norovirus and poliovirus in drinking water. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 51(1):119-121.
    [Abstract]

  21. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2010. Detection and genetic analysis of human sapoviruses in river water in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(8):2461-2467.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  22. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2010. Seasonal distribution and genetic diversity of genogroups I, II, and IV noroviruses in the Tamagawa River, Japan. Environmental Science & Technology. 44(18):7116-7122.
    [Abstract]

  23. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Genetic diversity of genogroup IV noroviruses in wastewater in Japan. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52(2):181-184.
    [Abstract]

  24. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Prevalence and genetic diversity of Aichi viruses in wastewater and river water in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(6):2184-2187.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  25. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Genotype distribution of human sapoviruses in wastewater in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(12):4226-4229.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  26. Naohiro Kishida, Masayuki Nakano, Kyungju Kim, Eiji Haramoto, Shigemitsu Morita, Mari Asami, and Michihiro Akiba. 2011. Annual and diurnal profiles of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in river water in Japan. Journal of Water and Environment Technology. 9(2):225-233.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  27. Eiji Haramoto, Kaoru Yamada, and Kei Nishida. 2011. Prevalence of protozoa, viruses, coliphages and indicator bacteria in groundwater and river water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 105(12):711-716.
    [Abstract]

  28. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Hiroaki Furumai. 2012. Molecular detection and genotyping of human noroviruses in influent and effluent water at a wastewater treatment plant in Japan. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 112(3):605-613.
    [Abstract]

  29. Eiji Haramoto, Mikie Otagiri, Hiroshi Morita, and Masaaki Kitajima. 2012. Genogroup distribution of F-specific coliphages in wastewater and river water in the Kofu basin in Japan. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 54(4):367-373.
    [Abstract]

  30. Yureana Wijayanti, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2012. Identification of groundwater recharge and nitrate pollution in the Kanegawa alluvial fan of the Kofu basin, Japan, using stable isotopes and ions. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B1 (Hydraulic Engineering). 68(4):I_199-I_204.
    [Abstract]

  31. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, and Michihiro Akiba. 2012. Development of a novel method for simultaneous concentration of viruses and protozoa from a single water sample. Journal of Virological Methods. 182(1-2):62-69.
    [Abstract]

  32. Naohiro Kishida, Hisao Morita, Eiji Haramoto, Mari Asami, and Michihiro Akiba. 2012. One-year weekly survey of noroviruses and enteric adenoviruses in the Tone River water in Tokyo metropolitan area, Japan. Water Research. 46(9):2905-2910.
    [Abstract]

  33. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Naohiro Kishida, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, and Michihiro Akiba. 2012. Occurrence of viruses and protozoa in drinking water sources of Japan and their relationship to indicator microorganisms. Food and Environmental Virology. 4(3):93-101.
    [Abstract]

  34. Yureana Wijayanti, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2013. Groundwater nitrate contamination in small agriculture area: assessing the source and process using isotopes and ions. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B1 (Hydraulic Engineering). 69(4):I_223-I_228.

  35. Eiji Haramoto and Mikie Otagiri. 2013. Prevalence and genetic diversity of klassevirus in wastewater in Japan. Food and Environmental Virology. 5(1):46-51.
    [Abstract]

  36. Eiji Haramoto and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2013. Application of acidic elution to virus concentration using electropositive filters. Food and Environmental Virology. 5(1):77-80.
    [Abstract]

  37. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, and Mikie Otagiri. 2013. Development of a reverse transcription-quantitative PCR assay for detection of salivirus/klassevirus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(11):3529-3532.
    [Abstract]

  38. Yureana Wijayanti, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2013. Seasonal differences and source estimation of groundwater nitrate contamination. Journal of Water and Environment Technology. 11(3):163-174.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  39. Masaaki Kitajima, Akihiko Hata, Teruo Yamashita, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroko Minagawa, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2013. Development of a reverse transcription-quantitative PCR system for detection and genotyping of Aichi viruses in clinical and environmental samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(13):3952-3958.
    [Abstract]

  40. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Naohiro Kishida, Yoshiaki Konno, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, and Michihiro Akiba. 2013. Occurrence of pepper mild mottle virus in drinking water sources in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(23):7413-7418.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  41. Eiji Haramoto and Mikie Otagiri. 2014. Occurrence of human cosavirus in wastewater and river water in Japan. Food and Environmental Virology. 6(1):62-66.
    [Abstract]

  42. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Brandon C. Iker, and Charles P. Gerba. 2014. Occurrence of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora in influent and effluent water at wastewater treatment plants in Arizona. Science of the Total Environment. 484:129-136.
    [Abstract]

  43. Naohiro Kishida, Naohiro Noda, Eiji Haramoto, Mamoru Kawaharasaki, Michihiro Akiba, and Yuji Sekiguchi. 2014. Quantitative detection of human enteric adenoviruses in river water by microfluidic digital polymerase chain reaction. Water Science and Technology. 70(3):555-560.
    [Abstract]

  44. Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker, Andri T. Rachmadi, Eiji Haramoto, and Charles P. Gerba. 2014. Quantification and genetic analysis of salivirus/klassevirus in wastewater in Arizona, USA. Food and Environmental Virology. 6(3):213-216.
    [Abstract]

  45. Sadhana Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Rabin Malla, and Kei Nishida. 2015. Risk of diarrhoea from shallow groundwater contaminated with enteropathogens in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Journal of Water and Health. 13(1):259-269.
    [Abstract] [IWA Water Wiki]

  46. Eiji Haramoto, Saki Fujino, and Mikie Otagiri. 2015. Distinct behaviors of infectious F-specific RNA coliphage genogroups at a wastewater treatment plant. Science of the Total Environment. 520:32-38.
    [Abstract]

  47. Masaaki Kitajima, Andri T. Rachmadi, Brandon C. Iker, Eiji Haramoto, Ian L. Pepper, and Charles P. Gerba. 2015. Occurrence and genetic diversity of human cosavirus in influent and effluent of wastewater treatment plants in Arizona, United States. Archives of Virology. 160(7):1775-1779.
    [Abstract]

  48. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Sadhana Shrestha, Hayato Yoshinaga, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Kei Nishida, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2015. Detection of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, fecal indicator bacteria, and total bacteria in commercial jar water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Journal of Institute of Medicine. 37(2):10-15.
    [PDF]

  49. Shankar Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Junko Shindo. 2016. Detection of coliform bacteria in irrigation water and on vegetable surfaces in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. Journal of Institute of Medicine. 38(1):43-47.
    [PDF]

  50. Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Eiji Haramoto, and Jeevan B. Sherchand. 2016. Determination of fecal indicator bacteria in shallow and deep groundwater sources in the Kathmandu valley, Nepal. Naresuan University Engineering Journal. 11(1):43-46.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  51. Shankar Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Sudarshan Rajbhandari, Meera Prajapati, and Junko Shindo. 2016. Seasonal variation of microbial quality of irrigation water in different sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Naresuan University Engineering Journal. 11(1):57-62.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  52. Shankar Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Sudeep Hada, Sudarshan Rajbhandari, and Junko Shindo. 2016. Prevalence of protozoa and indicator bacteria in wastewater irrigation sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: cases from Kirtipur, Bhaktapur and Madhyapur Thimi municipalities. Journal of Water and Environment Technology. 14(3):149-157.
    [Abstract] [PDF]

  53. Masaaki Kitajima, Andri T. Rachmadi, Brandon C. Iker, Eiji Haramoto, and Charles P. Gerba. 2016. Genetically distinct genogroup IV norovirus strains identified in wastewater. Archives of Virology. 161(12):3521-3525.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00705-016-3036-z

  54. Ryota Kataoka, Katsuhiko Nagasaka, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Hideki Yamamura, Shoya Shinohara, Eiji Haramoto, Masayuki Hayakawa, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2017. Hairy vetch (Vicia villosa), as a green manure, increases fungal biomass, fungal community composition, and phosphatase activity in soil. Applied Soil Ecology. 117-118:16-20.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2017.04.015

  55. Eiji Haramoto and Masaaki Kitajima. 2017. Quantification and genotyping of Aichi virus 1 in water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Food and Environmental Virology. 9(3):350-353.
    DOI: 10.1007/s12560-017-9283-7

  56. Shankar Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, and Junko Shindo. 2017. Assessing the infection risk of enteropathogens from consumption of raw vegetables washed with contaminated water in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 123(5):1321-1334.
    DOI: 10.1111/jam.13573

  57. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Next-generation sequencing identification of pathogenic bacterial genes and their relationship with fecal indicator bacteria in different water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Science of the Total Environment. 601-602:278-284.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.105

  58. Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Jia Xue, Sital Uprety, Samendra P. Sherchan, Dinesh Bhandari, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Laxmi Parajuli, Shristi Poudel, Ashmita Dhital, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Prevalence and associated risk factors of Giardia duodenalis infection among school-going children in Nepal. Parasitology Research. 117(1):287-293.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00436-017-5706-5

  59. Sadhana Shrestha, Shankar Shrestha, Junko Shindo, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Virological quality of irrigation water sources and pepper mild mottle virus and tobacco mosaic virus as index of pathogenic virus contamination level. Food and Environmental Virology. 10(1):107-120.
    DOI: 10.1007/s12560-017-9324-2

  60. Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Detection of waterborne protozoa, viruses, and bacteria in groundwater and other water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 120(1):012004.
    DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/120/1/012004

  61. Luis Alfaro, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2018. Laboratory-scale experiment measuring Escherichia coli infiltration in saturated soil columns. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B1 (Hydraulic Engineering). 74(4):I_31-I_36.
    DOI: doi.org/10.2208/jscejhe.74.I_31

  62. Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Dinesh Bhandari, Samendra P. Sherchan, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Presence of human enteric viruses, protozoa, and indicators of pathogens in the Bagmati River, Nepal. Pathogens. 7(2):38.
    DOI: 10.3390/pathogens7020038

  63. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Akihiko Hata, Jason R. Torrey, Yoshifumi Masago, Daisuke Sano, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2018. A review on recent progress in the detection methods and prevalence of human enteric viruses in water. Water Research. 135:168-186.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.02.004

  64. Masaaki Kitajima, Andri T. Rachmadi, Brandon C. Iker, Eiji Haramoto, and Charles P. Gerba. 2018. Temporal variations in genotype distribution of human sapoviruses and Aichi virus 1 in wastewater in southern Arizona, United States. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 124(5):1324-1332.
    DOI: 10.1111/jam.13712

  65. Daisuke Inoue, Hayato Yoshinaga, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Eiji Haramoto, and Kazunari Sei. 2018. Comprehensive detection of pathogenic bacteria in jar water, community well groundwater, and environmental water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Japanese Journal of Water Treatment Biology. 54(2):65-72.
    DOI: 10.2521/jswtb.54.65

  66. Bradley W. Schmitz, Hitoha Moriyama, Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Samendra Sherchan, Charles P. Gerba, and Ian L. Pepper. 2018. Reduction of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and fecal indicators by Bardenpho wastewater treatment. Environmental Science & Technology. 52(12):7015-7023.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05876

  67. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Validation of host-specific Bacteroidales quantitative PCR assays and their application to microbial source tracking of drinking water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 125(2):609-619.
    DOI: 10.1111/jam.13884

  68. Akihiko Hata, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Suntae Lee, Masaru Ihara, Charles P. Gerba, and Hiroaki Tanaka. 2018. Next-generation amplicon sequencing identifies genetically diverse human astroviruses, including recombinant strains, in environmental waters. Scientific Reports. 8:11837.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-30217-y

  69. Sadhana Shrestha, Takashi Nakamura, Jun Magome, Yoko Aihara, Naoki Kondo, Eiji Haramoto, Bikash Malla, Junko Shindo, and Kei Nishida. 2018. Groundwater use and diarrhoea in urban Nepal: novel application of a geostatistical interpolation technique linking environmental and epidemiologic survey data. International Health. 10(5):324-332.
    DOI: 10.1093/inthealth/ihy037

  70. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Development of a quantitative PCR assay for Arcobacter spp. and its application to environmental water samples. Microbes and Environments. 33(3):309-316.
    DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.ME18052

  71. Eiji Haramoto and Rui Osada. 2018 Assessment and application of host-specific Bacteroidales genetic markers for microbial source tracking of river water in Japan. PLOS ONE. 13(11):e0207727.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207727

  72. Luis Alfaro, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2018. Examination of infiltration rate change in saturated soil inoculated with Escherichia coli at high temperature using three measuring methods. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B1 (Hydraulic Engineering). 74(5):I_349-I_354.
    DOI: 10.2208/jscejhe.74.5_I_349

  73. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Identification of human and animal fecal contamination in drinking water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, using host-associated Bacteroidales quantitative PCR assays. Water. 10(12):1796.
    DOI: 10.3390/w10121796

  74. Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Surendra Karki, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Dinesh Bhandari, Ocean Thakali, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Co-infection by waterborne enteric viruses in children with gastroenteritis in Nepal. Healthcare. 7(1):9.
    DOI: 10.3390/healthcare7010009

  75. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Kazuko Sawada, Daisuke Inoue, Hayato Yoshinaga, Bikash Malla, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Comparison of pathogenic bacteria in water and fecal-source samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, using high-throughput DNA microarray. Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research. 17(5):13074-13081.
    DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2019.17.003060

  76. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Ocean Thakali, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Detection of pathogenic viruses, pathogen indicators, and fecal-source markers within tanker water and their sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Pathogens. 8(2):81.
    DOI: 10.3390/pathogens8020081

  77. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Samendra P. Sherchan, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Prevalence of Arcobacter and other pathogenic bacteria in river water in Nepal. Water. 11(7):1416.
    DOI: 10.3390/w11071416

  78. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Identification of 16S rRNA and virulence-associated genes of Arcobacter in water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Pathogens. 8(3):110.
    DOI: 10.3390/pathogens8030110

  79. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Performance evaluation of human-specific viral markers and application of pepper mild mottle virus and crAssphage to environmental water samples as fecal pollution markers in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Food and Environmental Virology. 11(3):274-287.
    DOI: 10.1007/s12560-019-09389-x

  80. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Samendra P. Sherchan, Masaaki Kitajima, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Charles P. Gerba, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Reduction of Arcobacter at two conventional wastewater treatment plants in southern Arizona, USA. Pathogens. 8(4):175.
    DOI: 10.3390/pathogens8040175

  81. Bikash Malla, Koki Makise, Koki Nakaya, Taizo Mochizuki, Takahiro Yamada, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Evaluation of human- and animal-specific viral markers and application of crAssphage, pepper mild mottle virus, and tobacco mosaic virus as potential fecal pollution markers to river water in Japan. Food and Environmental Virology. 11(4):446-452.
    DOI: 10.1007/s12560-019-09398-w

  82. Keita Yanagimoto, Takaya Yamagami, Kosei Uematsu, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. Characterization of Salmonella isolates from wastewater treatment plant influents to estimate unreported cases and infection sources of salmonellosis. Pathogens. 9(1):52.
    DOI: 10.3390/pathogens9010052

  83. Ocean Thakali, Sarmila Tandukar, John P. Brooks, Samendra P. Sherchan, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. The occurrence of antibiotic resistance genes in an urban river in Nepal. Water. 12(2):450.
    DOI: 10.3390/w12020450

  84. Sarmila Tandukar, Samendra P. Sherchan, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. Applicability of crAssphage, pepper mild mottle virus, and tobacco mosaic virus as indicators of reduction of enteric viruses during wastewater treatment. Scientific Reports. 10:3616.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-60547-9

  85. Lauren M. Ward, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Eiji Haramoto, and Samendra P. Sherchan. 2020. Evaluation of crAssphage marker for tracking fecal contamination in river water in Nepal. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 231(6):282.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11270-020-04648-1

  86. Ocean Thakali, John P. Brooks, Shalina Shahin, Samendra P. Sherchan, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. Removal of antibiotic resistance genes at two conventional wastewater treatment plants of Louisiana, USA. Water. 12(6):1729.
    DOI: 10.3390/w12061729

  87. Aaron Bivins, Devin North, Arslan Ahmad, Warish Ahmed, Eric Alm, Frederic Been, Prosun Bhattacharya, Lubertus Bijlsma, Alexandria B. Boehm, Joe Brown, Gianluigi Buttiglieri, Vincenza Calabro, Annalaura Carducci, Sara Castiglioni, Zeynep Cetecioglu Gurol, Sudip Chakraborty, Federico Costa, Stefano Curcio, Francis L. de los Reyes III, Jeseth Delgado Vela, Kata Farkas, Xavier Fernandez-Casi, Charles Gerba, Daniel Gerrity, Rosina Girones, Raul Gonzalez, Eiji Haramoto, Angela Harris, Patricia A. Holden, Md. Tahmidul Islam, Davey L. Jones, Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern, Masaaki Kitajima, Nadine Kotlarz, Manish Kumar, Keisuke Kuroda, Giuseppina La Rosa, Francesca Malpei, Mariana Mautus, Sandra L. McLellan, Gertjan Medema, John Scott Meschke, Jochen Mueller, Ryan J. Newton, David Nilsson, Rachel T. Noble, Alexander van Nuijs, Jordan Peccia, T. Alex Perkins, Amy J. Pickering, Joan Rose, Gloria Sanchez, Adam Smith, Lauren Stadler, Christine Stauber, Kevin Thomas, Tom van der Voorn, Krista Wigginton, Kevin Zhu, and Kyle Bibby. 2020. Wastewater-based epidemiology: global collaborative to maximize contributions in the fight against COVID-19. Environmental Science & Technology. 54(13):7754-7757.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c02388

  88. Bikash Malla and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. Host-specific mitochondrial DNA markers for tracking the sources of fecal pollution. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health. 16:34-46.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.coesh.2020.02.006

  89. Warish Ahmed, Masaaki Kitajima, Sarmila Tandukar, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. Recycled water safety: current status of traditional and emerging viral indicators. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health. 16:62-72.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.coesh.2020.02.009

  90. Keita Yanagimoto, Kosei Uematsu, Takaya Yamagami, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. The circulation of type F Clostridium perfringens among humans, sewage, and Ruditapes philippinarum (asari clams). Pathogens. 9(8):669.
    DOI: 10.3390/pathogens9080669

  91. Yuri Ito, Sadhana Shrestha, Arun Prasad Bhattarai, Eiji Haramoto, Junko Shindo, and Kei Nishida. 2020. Waterborne diarrhoeal infection risk from multiple water sources and the impact of an earthquake. Journal of Water and Health. 18(4):464-476.
    DOI: 10.2166/wh.2020.223

  92. Sarmila Tandukar, Samendra P. Sherchan, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. Reduction of human enteric and indicator viruses at a wastewater treatment plant in Southern Louisiana, USA. Food and Environmental Virology. 12(3):260-263.
    DOI: 10.1007/s12560-020-09433-1

  93. Sarmila Tandukar, Samendra P. Sherchan, and Eiji Haramoto. 2020. Reduction of pathogenic and indicator viruses at a drinking water treatment plant in Southern Louisiana, USA. Food and Environmental Virology. 12(3):269-273.
    DOI: 10.1007/s12560-020-09436-y

  94. Eiji Haramoto, Bikash Malla, Ocean Thakali, and Masaaki Kitajima. 2020. First environmental surveillance for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater and river water in Japan. Science of the Total Environment. 737:140405.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140405

  95. Masaaki Kitajima, Warish Ahmed, Kyle Bibby, Annalaura Carducci, Charles P. Gerba, Kerry A. Hamilton, Eiji Haramoto, and Joan B. Rose. 2020. SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater: state of the knowledge and research needs. Science of the Total Environment. 739:139076.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139076

  96. Warish Ahmed, Paul Bertsch, Aaron Bivins, Kyle Bibby, Kata Farkas, Amy Gathercole, Eiji Haramoto, Pradip Gyawali, Korajkic Asja, Brian McMinn, Jochen Mueller, Stuart Simpson, Wendy Smith, Erin Symonds, Kevin Thomas, Rory Verhagen, and Masaaki Kitajima. 2020. Comparison of virus concentration methods for the RT-qPCR-based recovery of murine hepatitis virus, a surrogate for SARS-CoV-2 from untreated wastewater. Science of the Total Environment. 739:139960.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139960

  97. Warish Ahmed, Aaron Bivins, Paul M. Bertsch, Kyle Bibby, Phil M. Choi, Kata Farkas, Pradip Gyawali, Kerry A. Hamilton, Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Stuart L. Simpson, Sarmila Tandukar, Kevin Thomas, and Jochen F. Mueller. 2020. Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater: Methods optimization and quality control are crucial for generating reliable public health information. Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health. 17:82-93.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.coesh.2020.09.003

  98. Niva Sthapit, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Eiji Haramoto, and Futaba Kazama. 2020. Investigation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in groundwater, river water, and fecal sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 231:557.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11270-020-04920-4

  99. Warish Ahmed, Paul M. Bertsch, Kyle Bibby, Eiji Haramoto, Joanne Hewitt, Flavia Huygens, Pradip Gyawali, Asja Korajkic, Shane Riddell, Samendra P. Sherchan, Stuart L. Simpson, Kwanrawee Sirikanchana, Erin M. Symonds, Rory Verhagen, Seshadri S. Vasan, Masaaki Kitajima, and Aaron Bivins. 2020. Decay of SARS-CoV-2 and surrogate murine hepatitis virus RNA in untreated wastewater to inform application in wastewater-based epidemiology. Environmental Research. 191:110092.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110092

  100. Tomoko Takeda, Masaaki Kitajima, Ngo Thi Thuy Huong, Ahmad Setiyawan, Tjandra Setiadi, Dang The Hung, and Eiji Haramoto. 2021. Institutionalising wastewater surveillance systems to minimise the impact of COVID-19: Cases of Indonesia, Japan and Viet Nam. Water Science and Technology. 83(2):251-256.
    DOI: 10.2166/wst.2020.558

  101. Mai Nakano, Tatsuru Kamei, Bijay Man Shakya, Takashi Nakamura, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Eiji Haramoto, Tadashi Toyama, and Futaba Kazama. 2021. Distribution and community composition of anammox bacteria in shallow groundwater of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Microbes and Environments. 36(1):ME20143.
    DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.ME20143
Books/Book Chapters in English
  1. Koichi Matsubara, Chanetta Phanuwan, Nguyen Thi Van Ha, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Satoshi Takizawa, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Noroviruses and faecal contamination in Saigon River and urban canals in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, p.95-101. In Satoshi Takizawa, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroyasu Satoh (ed.), Southeast Asian Water Environment 3. IWA Publishing, London, UK. ISBN: 978-1-84339-276-7.
    [WEB]

  2. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, and Charles P. Gerba. 2014. Salivirus/klassevirus: an emerging virus associated with paediatric diarrhea/acute flaccid paralysis and environmental contamination, pp.111-122. In Roxanne H. Bishop (ed.), Influenza and RNA Viruses: Emergence, Classification and Management. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-1-63321-799-7
    [WEB]
Oral Presentations in English
  1. Hiroyuki Katayama, Eiji Haramoto, Nguyen Phuoc Dan, Satoshi Takizawa, Kumiko Oguma, Nguyen Thi Thuong, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2005. Detection of noroviruses and other enteric viruses from canal and river water in Ho Chi Minh City. 1st IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition. (July 10-15, 2005, Pan Pacific Singapore Hotel, Singapore)

  2. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, Yukio Koibuchi, Hiroaki Furumai, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2005. Effects of rainfall on the occurrence of human adenoviruses, total coliforms, and Escherichia coli in seawater. 13th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. Paper 37. (September 5-9, 2005, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK)

  3. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, Hiromasa Yamashita, Atsushi Tajima, Hideichiro Nakajima, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2006. Seasonal profiles of human noroviruses and indicator bacteria in wastewater treatment plant in Tokyo, Japan. 5th IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition. 599863. (September 10-14, 2006, Beijing International Convention Center, Beijing, China)

  4. Koichi Matsubara, Chanetta Phanuwan, Nguyen Thi Van Ha, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Satoshi Takizawa, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2006. Noroviruses and faecal contamination in Saigon River and urban canals in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 4th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment. pp.301-308. (December 6-8, 2006, Asian Institute of Technology Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand)

  5. Masaaki Kitajima, Koichi Matsubara, Nguyen Thi Van Ha, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Satoshi Takizawa, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2006. Microbial contamination of raw vegetable and drinking water in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. 3rd International Symposium on the Development of Water Resource Management System in Mekong Watershed. pp.19-26. (December 7, 2006, Asian Institute of Technology Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand)

  6. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Shoichi Kunikane, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. One-year monthly monitoring of sapoviruses and other viruses at a wastewater treatment plant in Japan. 6th IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition. 663181. (September 7-12, 2008, Austria Center, Vienna, Austria)

  7. Naohiro Kishida, Masayuki Nakano, Kyungju Kim, Eiji Haramoto, Shigemitsu Morita, Mari Asami, and Michihiro Akiba. 2010. Seasonal and diurnal profiles of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in river water in Japan. 19th Japan-Korea Symposium on Water Environment. pp.156-163. (October 25-27, 2010 (presented on October 26), Hotel Ofutei, Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan)

  8. Yureana Wijayanti, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2011. Research on groundwater recharge and nitrate pollution using stable isotope and ions. 12th Seminar on Underground Environmental Hydrology. (November 12-13 (presented on November 12), Nagasaki University, Unzen, Nagasaki, Japan)

  9. Yureana Wijayanti, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2012. Identification of groundwater recharge and nitrate pollution in the Kanegawa alluvial fan of the Kofu basin, Japan, using stable isotopes and ions. 56th Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. 34. pp.I_199-I_204. (March 6-8, 2012 (presented on March 8), Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan)

  10. Eiji Haramoto. 2012. Research progress on health-related water microbiology. International Symposium on Knowledge Sharing and Cooperation related to Water Problems in Asian River Basin. (November 22-23, 2012 (presented on November 23), University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan)

  11. Yureana Wijayanti, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2013. Groundwater nitrate contamination in small agriculture area: assessing the source and process using isotopes and ions. 57th Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. 38. pp.I_223-I_228. (March 5-7, 2013 (presented on March 7), Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan)

  12. Brandon C. Iker, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Ian L. Pepper, and Charles P. Gerba. 2013. Seasonal occurrence and reduction of viruses and protozoa at two wastewater reclamation facilities in southern Arizona. 17th Annual Water Reuse & Desalination Research Conference. (May 6-7, 2013 (presented on May 7), Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona, USA)

  13. Naohiro Kishida, Naohiro Noda, Eiji Haramoto, Mamoru Kawaharazaki, Michihiro Akiba, and Yuji Sekiguchi. 2013. Quantitative detection of human enteric adenoviruses in river water by microfluidic digital PCR. 17th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. (September 15-20, 2013 (presented on September 18), Majestic Palace Hotel, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil)

  14. Eiji Haramoto. 2014. Salivirus/klassevirus in water. The 2nd Global Leadership Initiative Special Workshop on Water Virology. (January 20-22, 2014 (presented on January 21), Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gumma, Japan)

  15. Sadhana Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Jun Magome, and Kei Nishida. 2014. Risk of diarrhea from shallow groundwater contaminated with enteropathogens in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 1st International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. P2. (February 8-9, 2014 (presented on February 9), Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand)

  16. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Takashi Furuya, Sadhana Shrestha, Hayato Yoshinaga, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Kei Nishida, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2015. Prevalence of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter, and indicator bacteria in jar water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 2nd International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. (January 5-6, 2015 (presented on January 5), Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University, Vietnam)

  17. Shankar Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Sudarshan Rajbhandari, Meera Prajapati, and Junko Shindo. 2015. Seasonal variation of microbial quality of irrigation water in different sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 3rd International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. (December 21-22, 2015 (presented on December 21), Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand)

  18. Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Eiji Haramoto, and Jeevan B. Sherchand. 2015. Identification of fecal indicator bacteria in shallow and deep groundwater sources in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 3rd International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. (December 21-22, 2015 (presented on December 21), Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand)

  19. Eiji Haramoto. 2016. Indicators of viral contamination of water. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference (ISFEV2016). p.6. (September 13-16, 2016 (presented on September 14), Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)
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  20. Sadhana Shrestha, Shankar Shrestha, Junko Shindo, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2016. Quantifying occurrence of and modelling risk from human pathogenic viruses in wastewater used for irrigation in vegetables farms. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference (ISFEV2016). pp.21-23. (September 13-16, 2016 (presented on September 14), Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)

  21. Daisuke Inoue, Hayato Yoshinaga, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Eiji Haramoto, and Kazunari Sei. 2017. Comprehensive detection of pathogenic bacteria in jar water, community well groundwater, and environmental water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 7th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition 2017. (September 11-14, 2017 (presented on September 12), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

  22. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Quantitative PCR detection of 16S rRNA and ciaB genes of Arcobacter spp. in human and animal fecal source samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 5th International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. p.81. (Oct 27-28, 2017 (presented on Oct 28), Hotel Swiss Garden Resort, Kuantan, Malaysia)

  23. Yuri Ito, Sadhana Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Junko Shindo, and Kei Nishida. 2017. Relationship between domestic water use and health impact in the Kathmandu Valley. 5th International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. p.82. (Oct 27-28, 2017 (presented on Oct 27), Hotel Swiss Garden Resort, Kuantan, Malaysia)

  24. Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Detection of waterborne protozoa, viruses, and bacteria in groundwater and other water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 5th International Conference on Environment Pollution and Prevention (ICEPP 2017). P0041. p.23. (December 14-16, 2017 (presented on December 15), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

  25. Luis Alfaro, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2018. Laboratory-scale experiment measuring Escherichia coli infiltration in saturated soil columns. 62nd Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. 6. pp.I_31-I_36. (March 5-7, 2018 (presented on March 5), Okayama University, Okayama, Japan)

  26. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Characterization of bacterial community in fecal-source samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, using next-generation sequencing. IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018. (September 16-21, 2018 (presented on September 18), Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan)

  27. Luis Alfaro, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2018. Examination of infiltration rate change in saturated soil inoculated with Eshcerichia coli at high temparature using three measuring methods. 6th International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. p.XX. (Oct 19-21, 2018 (presented on Oct 21), Jimbaran Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Bali, Indonesia)

  28. Yuri Ito, Sadhana Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Junko Shindo, and Kei Nishida. 2018. Health risk from multiple water sources used in households impacted by Gorkha Earthquake, Nepal. 6th International Young Researchers' Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. p.XX. (Oct 19-21, 2018 (presented on Oct 21), Jimbaran Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Bali, Indonesia)

  29. Luis Alfaro, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2018. Examination of infiltration rate change in saturated soil inoculated with Escherichia coli at high temperature using three measuring methods. 63rd Conference on Hydraulic Engineering. 59. pp.I_349-I_354. (November 25-27, 2018 (presented on November 27), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Okayama, Japan)

  30. Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Ocean Thakali, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Enteric virus contamination in hospital wastewater of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. 40. pp.24-25. (September 15-20, 2019 (presented on September 18), University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

  31. Mai Nakano, Tatshru Kamei, Bijay Man Shakya, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Suresh Das Shrestha, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Tadashi Toyama, Eiji Haramoto, and Futaba Kazama. 2019. Anammox bacteria in nature environment -seasonal distribution and microbial community in the groundwater at Kathmandu Valley, Nepal-. 7th SURF Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. 4. (September 20-22, 2019 (presented on September 21), Calamander Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka)

  32. Ocean Thakali, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Microbiological situation of environmental water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 7th SURF Workshop on River Basin Environment and Management. 5. (September 20-22, 2019 (presented on September 21), Calamander Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka)
Poster Presentations in English
  1. Hiroyuki Katayama, Eiji Haramoto, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2002. Development of a virus concentration method using cation-coated membrane. 102nd General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-250. (May 19-23, 2002, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)

  2. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, Yukio Koibuchi, Hiroaki Furumai, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2004. Effect of rainfall on fate of human adenoviruses in UV-treated seawater. 2nd Asia Conference on Ultraviolet Technologies for Environmental Applications. (October 4-6, 2004, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

  3. Hiroyuki Katayama, Eiji Haramoto, Kumiko Oguma, Nguyen Phuoc Dan, Nguyen Thi Thuong, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2005. Detection of pathogenic viruses from urban water environment in Southeast Asian countries. AGS Annual Meeting 2005. (March 20-23, 2005, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)

  4. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Quantitative detection of enteric adenovirus particles from water using real-time PCR combined with immunomagnetic capture. 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P1080. pp.236-237. (September 9-15, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

  5. Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Development of sample storage methods to detect enteric viruses in environmental water. 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P1081. pp.238-239. (September 9-15, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

  6. Koichi Matsubara, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Detection method for enteric viruses in bioaerosol from sewage treatment plant with quantitative real-time PCR. 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P2042. pp.321-322. (September 9-15, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

  7. Jun Tanimoto, Shigemitsu Morita, Mitsugu Ito, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Seigo Ito, Fujiko Sunaga, Sachiko Arai, and Tsuyoshi Hirata. 2007. Detection of HEV in swine feces and environmental waters using real-time PCR. 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P2072. pp.366-367. (September 9-15, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

  8. Jun Tanimoto, Shigemitsu Morita, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Shinichiro Ohgaki, and Tsuyoshi Hirata. 2007. Quantitative detection of adenoviruses and sapoviruses in raw sewage and effluent. 2nd IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition. P129. (October 28-November 1, 2007, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia)

  9. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. Quantitative detection of norovirus genogroup IV in wastewater in Japan. 108th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-447. (June 1-5, 2008, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

  10. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, Michihiro Akiba, Shinichiro Ohgaki, and Shoichi Kunikane. 2008. Detection and genotyping of F-specific RNA bacteriophages as indicators of noroviruses in river water in Japan. 108th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-451. (June 1-5, 2008, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

  11. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Norovirus contamination in river water in Japan. International Symposium on Contributing to the Solution of Water Issues in Asia through Human Resources Development. P-15. (January 28-29, 2009, University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan)

  12. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Kazuhiko Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Genetic diversity of noroviruses and sapoviruses in river water in Japan. 109th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-403. (May 17-21, 2009, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)

  13. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Kazuhiko Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Seasonal distribution and genetic diversity of noroviruses, sapoviruses and Aichi viruses in river water in Japan. 15th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. B55. pp.369-371. (May 31-June 5, 2009, Naxos Conference Center, Naxos, Greece)

  14. Mikie Otagiri, Eiji Haramoto, Kei Nishida, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2010. Genogrouping of F-specific RNA bacteriophages in wastewater and river water. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2010. 25-2A-02. p.17. (June 25-26, 2010 (presented on June 25), Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan)

  15. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2010. Genetic diversity of human noroviruses and sapoviruses in river water, Japan. 4th International Conference on Caliciviruses. P-42. p.75. (October 16-19, 2010 (presented on October 19), Hotel Santa Cruz Plaza, Santa Cruz, Chile)

  16. Kei Nishida, Sadhana Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Eiji Haramoto, Takashi Nakamura, Kenichi Osaka, and Saroj Kumar Chapagain. 2010. Presence of faecal indicator bacteria in groundwaters in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010. H53F-1124. (December 13-17, 2010 (presented on December 17), Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, California, USA)

  17. Kei Nishida, Takashi Nakamura, Sadhana Shrestha Malla, Saroj Kumar Chapagain, Kenichi Osaka, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Eiji Haramoto, Daisuke Inoue, and Kazunari Sei. 2011. Dynamic source tracking of indicator bacteria in groundwater of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 2011 International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly. 5232. (June 28-July 7, 2011 (presented on July 7), Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia)

  18. Eiji Haramoto, Mikie Otagiri, Hiroshi Morita, and Masaaki Kitajima. 2011. Detection and genogrouping of F-specific coliphages in wastewater and river water in the Kofu basin, Japan. 4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition. P-11-22. pp.471-472. (October 2-6, 2011 (presented on October 5), Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan)

  19. Eiji Haramoto, Sadaaki Shimura, Takashi Nakamura, Ken'ichi Osaka, Kei Nishida, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2012. Occurrence of waterborne pathogens in aquatic environments in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 112th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-2023. (June 16-19, 2012 (presented on June 18), Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, California, USA)

  20. Sadaaki Shimura, Sadhana Shrestha Malla, Akiko Sakamoto, Takashi Nakamura, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Hiroaki Matsuzawa, Eiji Haramoto, Naoki Kondo, Futaba Kazama, Yasushi Sakamoto, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, and Kei Nishida. 2012. Analyzing faecal contamination of shallow groundwater in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2012. 29-2B-01. p.26. (June 29-30, 2012 (presented on June 29), The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

  21. Yureana Wijayanti, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2012. Seasonal difference and source estimation of groundwater nitrate contamination. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2012. 29-2B-02. p.26. (June 29-30, 2012 (presented on June 29), The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

  22. Sadhana Shrestha, Takashi Nakamura, Eiji Haramoto, and Kei Nishida. 2013. Estimating health risk from enteropathogenic microorganisms in shallow groundwater of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2013. 3A-07. p.40. (June 15-16, 2013 (presented on June 16), Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan)

  23. Makoto Watanabe, Saki Fujino, Eiji Haramoto, Kei Nishida, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2014. Analysis of fecal contamination of environmental water in the Kofu basin and the Tamagawa River using host-specific Bacteroidales and F-specific RNA coliphage genetic markers. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2014. 29-3B-13. p.46. (June 28-29, 2014 (presented on June 29), Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan)

  24. Takashi Furuya, Eiji Haramoto, Kei Nishida, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2014. Development of a method for simultaneous concentration of viruses and protozoa in water using NanoCeram electropositive filter. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2014. 29-4B-15. p.63. (June 28-29, 2014 (presented on June 29), Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan)

  25. Shankar Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Sudeep Hada, Sudarshan Rajbhandari, and Junko Shindo. 2015. Prevalence of protozoa and indicator bacteria in wastewater irrigation sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: cases from Kirtipur, Bhaktapur and Madhyapur Thimi municipalities. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2015. 2A-10. p.22. (August 5-6, 2015 (presented on August 5), Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan)

  26. Luis Alfaro, Eiji Haramoto, Kei Nishida, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2015. Estimation of domiciliary food waste production using material flow chart method, a case study in Guatemala. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2015. 3A-17. p.42. (August 5-6, 2015 (presented on August 6), Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan)

  27. Hayato Yoshinaga, Daisuke Inoue, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Eiji Haramoto, and Kazunari Sei. 2015. Comprehensive analysis of pathogenic bacteria occurred in jar water, community well groundwater and river water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2015. 3B-10. p.47. (August 5-6, 2015 (presented on August 6), Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan)

  28. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Sadhana Shrestha, Hayato Yoshinaga, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Kei Nishida, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2015. Microbial analysis of jar water and community wells in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2015. 3B-11. p.48. (August 5-6, 2015 (presented on August 6), Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan)

  29. Tatsuya Asami, Jason R. Torrey, Hiroyuki Katayama, Atsushi Hashimoto, Eiji Haramoto, and Hiroaki Furumai. 2015. Evaluation of removal efficiency of pepper mild mottle virus during full scale drinking water treatment processes. 18th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P140. pp.387-389. (September 13-19, 2015 (presented on September 17), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)

  30. Eiji Haramoto, Naohiro Kishida, Hisao Morita, Mari Asami, and Michihiro Akiba. 2015. Pepper mild mottle virus and tobacco mosaic virus as potential viral indicators of human fecal contamination in river water. 18th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P141. pp.420-421. (September 13-19, 2015 (presented on September 17), University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)

  31. Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Dinesh Bhandari, and Eiji Haramoto. 2016. Detection of waterborne enteropathogens from river water sample to trace the source of contamination in Nepal. Water Microbiology Conference 2016. (May 17-19, 2016 (presented on May 17), Wiliam and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA)

  32. Shankar Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, and Junko Shindo. 2016. Health risk assessment from enteropathogens through vegetable consumption in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2016. 1B-13. p.16. (August 27-28, 2016 (presented on August 27), Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan)

  33. Hitoha Moriyama, Eiji Haramoto, Bradley W. Schmitz, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2016. Detection of protozoa at two wastewater treatment plants in Arizona, USA. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2016. 2B-15. p.35. (August 27-28, 2016 (presented on August 27), Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan)

  34. Luis Alfaro, Eiji Haramoto, Kei Nishida, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2016. Environmental impacts of domestic food waste in Guatemala. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2016. 2B-17. p.36. (August 27-28, 2016 (presented on August 27), Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan)

  35. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2016. Characterization of bacterial community by next generation sequencing in different sources of water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2016. 3A-05. p.39. (August 27-28, 2016 (presented on August 28), Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan)

  36. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Hitoha Moriyama, Ryota Sugaya, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2016. Validation of host-associated Bacteroidales genetic markers and fecal pollution tracking of drinking water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2016. 3B-05. p.48. (August 27-28, 2016 (presented on August 28), Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan)

  37. Akihiko Hata, Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Suntae Lee, Masaru Ihara, Charles P. Gerba, and Hiroaki Tanaka. 2016. Illumina-ting the prevalence of genetically diverse astroviruses, including novel MLB- and VA-clades, in environmental water samples. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference (ISFEV2016). pp.48-49. (September 13-16, 2016 (presented on September 14 and 15), Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)

  38. Eiji Haramoto and Masaaki Kitajima. 2016. Quantification and genetic analysis of Aichi virus 1 in water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference (ISFEV2016). P16. pp.163-164. (September 13-16, 2016 (presented on September 14 and 15), Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)

  39. Hitoha Moriyama, Bradley W. Schmitz, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper, and Yasushi Sakamoto. 2016. Reduction of viruses and protozoa at two advanced wastewater treatment plants in Arizona, USA. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference (ISFEV2016). P40. pp.210-211. (September 13-16, 2016 (presented on September 14 and 15), Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)

  40. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Development of a quantitative PCR assay for 16S rRNA gene of Arcobacter spp. and its application to different water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. ASM Microbe 2017. 744. (June 1-5, 2017 (presented on June 2), Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)

  41. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Development of a quantitative PCR assay for 16S rRNA gene of Arcobacter spp. and its application to different water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. ASM Microbe 2017. 744. (June 1-5, 2017 (presented on June 2), Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)

  42. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Kazuko Sawada, Daisuke Inoue, Bikash Malla, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Identification of pathogenic bacteria in fecal samples using DNA microarray analysis. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2017. 3A-20. p.52. (July 22-23, 2017 (presented on July 23), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)

  43. Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Investigation of waterborne protozoa and viruses in the Bagmati River, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2017. 3B-13. p.60. (July 22-23, 2017 (presented on July 23), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)

  44. Yuri Ito, Sadhana Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Junko Shindo, and Kei Nishida. 2017. Relationship between domestic water use and health impact in the Kathmandu Valley. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2017. 3B-18. p.62. (July 22-23, 2017 (presented on July 23), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)

  45. Mai Nakano, Tatsuru Kamei, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Eiji Haramoto, Tadashi Toyama, and Futaba Kazama. 2017. Distribution of anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) bacteria in groundwater sources of Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2017. 4A-07. p.68. (July 22-23, 2017 (presented on July 23), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)

  46. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2017. Microbial source tracking of alternative drinking water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, using Bacteroidales quantitative PCR assays. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2017. 4B-06. p.78. (July 22-23, 2017 (presented on July 23), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)

  47. Sadhana Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, and Kei Nishida. 2017. Quantitative risk assessment from enteropathogens in groundwater in urban area of low-income country, Nepal. 29th Annual Scientific Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE17). 215. (September 24-28, 2017 (presented on September 26), The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)

  48. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Bikash Malla, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Characterization of bacterial community and detection of 16S rRNA and ciaB genes of Arcobacter spp. in different water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. International Conference on "Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership". P14. (April 10-12, 2018 (presented on April 11), Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu, Nepal).

  49. Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Quantitation of enteric viruses in river water and at wastewater treatment plants in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. International Conference on "Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership". P20. (April 10-12, 2018 (presented on April 11), Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu, Nepal).

  50. Ocean Thakali, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Prevalence of fecal indicator bacteria and protozoa in various water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. International Conference on "Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership". P23. (April 10-12, 2018 (presented on April 11), Hotel Yak & Yeti, Kathmandu, Nepal).

  51. Sarmila Tandukar, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Dinesh Bhandari, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Presence of enteric viruses and protozoa in different sources of water in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. ASM Microbe 2018. 848. (June 7-11, 2018 (presented on June 8), Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

  52. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Detection of pathogenic viruses and fecal-source markers in tanker water and its source in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. ASM Microbe 2018. 880. (June 7-11, 2018 (presented on June 8), Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

  53. Niva Sthapit, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Ocean Thakali, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Eiji Haramoto, and Futaba Kazama. 2018. Prevalence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in river water and wastewater in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2018. 2C-08. p.45. (July 14-15, 2018 (presented on July 14), Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan)

  54. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Kazuko Sawada, Daisuke Inoue, Hayato Yoshinaga, Bikash Malla, Sarmila Tandukar, Dinesh Bhandari, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Identification of pathogenic bacteria in water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, using DNA microarray analysis. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2018. 2C-12. p.47. (July 14-15, 2018 (presented on July 14), Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan)

  55. Yuri Ito, Sadhana Shrestha, Eiji Haramoto, Junko Shindo, and Kei Nishida. 2018. Risk of diarrhoea from multiple water sources used in households. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2018. 3A-13. p.57. (July 14-15, 2018 (presented on July 15), Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan)

  56. Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Dinesh Bhandari, Ocean Thakali, and Eiji Haramoto. 2018. Factors associated with co-infection of waterborne enteric viruses in diarrheal children. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2018. 2B-16. p.41. (July 14-15, 2018 (presented on July 14), Ehime University, Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan)

  57. Mai Nakano, Tatsuru Kamei, Bijay Man Shakya, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Suresh Das Shrestha, Takashi Nakamura, Kei Nishida, Eiji Haramoto, Tadashi Toyama, and Futaba Kazama. 2018. Distribution of anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox) bacteria in groundwater of Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018. 268. (September 16-21, 2018 (presented on September 19), Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan)

  58. Eiji Haramoto, Ruriko Ito, Walter Q. Betancourt, and Charles P. Gerba. 2018. Reduction of human and plant viruses at a constructed wetland in Arizona, USA. 6th Food and Environmental Virology Conference (ISFEV2018). 31. (October 7-10, 2018 (presented on October 8 and 9), Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA)

  59. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Samendra P. Sherchan, Masaaki Kitajima, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Charles P. Gerba, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Reduction of Arcobacter and its virulence genes at two conventional wastewater treatment plants in southern Arizona, USA. ASM Microbe 2019. AES-1107. (June 20-24, 2019 (presented on June 21), Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, California, USA)

  60. Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Daisuke Inoue, Kazunari Sei, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. (accepted) Quantification of Arcobacter and its virulence genes in environmental water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2019. 1B-05. p.XX. (July 13-14, 2019 (presented on July 13), Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

  61. Bikash Malla, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. (accepted) Performance evaluation of animal-specific viral and mitochondrial DNA markers and their application to microbial source tracking of drinking water sources in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2019. 2B-15. p.XX. (July 13-14, 2019 (presented on July 13), Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

  62. Masaaki Ito, Taizo Mochizuki, and Eiji Haramoto. (accepted) Evaluation of applicability of somatic coliphages as indicators of fecal contamination in river water. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2019. 3A-06. p.XX. (July 13-14, 2019 (presented on July 14), Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

  63. Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Ocean Thakali, and Eiji Haramoto. (accepted) Reduction of enteropathogens at two conventional wastewater treatment plants in Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2019. 4A-06. p.XX. (July 13-14, 2019 (presented on July 14), Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

  64. Ocean Thakali, Sarmila Tandukar, Sunayana Raya, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Takashi Furukawa, Kazunari Sei, and Eiji Haramoto. (accepted) Abundance and antibiotic resistance of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolated from hospital wastewater in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2019. 4A-15. p.XX. (July 13-14, 2019 (presented on July 14), Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

  65. Niva Sthapit, Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Ocean Thakali, Jeevan B. Sherchand, Eiji Haramoto, and Futaba Kazama. (accepted) Investigation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in different wastewaters in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Water and Environment Technology Conference 2019. 4A-18. p.XX. (July 13-14, 2019 (presented on July 14), Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

  66. Samendra Sherchan, Sarmila Tandukar, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Reduction of crAssphage and enteric viruses during conventional wastewater treatment. 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P95. pp.145-146. (September 15-20, 2019 (presented on September 17), University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

  67. Bikash Malla, Rajani Ghaju Shrestha, Sarmila Tandukar, Jeevan B. Sherchand, and Eiji Haramoto. 2019. Pepper mild mottle virus and crAssphage as fecal pollution markers in aquatic environments of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P102. pp.149-150. (September 15-20, 2019 (presented on September 17), University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

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