Publications by authors named "Ban Hock Tan"

77Publications

An unusual case of fungaemia in an immunocompetent patient with a left ventricular assist device and an implantable cardiac device.

Access Microbiol 2020 25;2(9):acmi000148. Epub 2020 Jun 25.

Department of Microbiology, Singapore General Hospital, Academia, 20 College Road, Singapore 169856, Singapore.

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June 2020

Face Masks in the New COVID-19 Normal: Materials, Testing, and Perspectives.

Research (Wash D C) 2020 7;2020:7286735. Epub 2020 Aug 7.

Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (ASTAR), 2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis, Singapore 138634.

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August 2020

High-immunological risk living donor renal transplant during the COVID-19 outbreak: Uncertainties and ethical dilemmas.

Am J Transplant 2020 Jul 8;20(7):1949-1951. Epub 2020 May 8.

Department of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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July 2020

Old Threat, New Enemy: Is Your Interventional Radiology Service Ready for the Coronavirus Disease 2019?

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2020 05 26;43(5):665-666. Epub 2020 Feb 26.

Department of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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May 2020

Clinicians' challenges in managing patients with invasive fungal diseases in seven Asian countries: An Asia Fungal Working Group (AFWG) Survey.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Jun 13;95:471-480. Epub 2020 Jan 13.

Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; National Institute of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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June 2020

Subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis caused by in a renal transplant recipient.

JAAD Case Rep 2020 Jan 27;6(1):66-68. Epub 2019 Dec 27.

Department of Dermatology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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January 2020

Timeliness of Infectious Diseases Referral and Inappropriate Antibiotic Usage Post-Referral in an Asian Tertiary Hospital.

Trop Med Infect Dis 2019 Nov 18;4(4). Epub 2019 Nov 18.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore.

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November 2019

Global guideline for the diagnosis and management of mucormycosis: an initiative of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology in cooperation with the Mycoses Study Group Education and Research Consortium.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 12 5;19(12):e405-e421. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India.

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December 2019

Megatrends in Infectious Diseases: The Next 10 to 15 Years.

Ann Acad Med Singap 2019 Jun;48(6):188-194

Infectious Disease Partners Pte Ltd, Gleneagles Medical Centre, Singapore.

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June 2019

Subtherapeutic posaconazole troughs despite high-dose posaconazole tablets in a patient with terminal ileum resection.

J Infect 2019 05 27;78(5):409-421. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

Department of Pharmacy, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore; Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, Singapore; Singhealth Duke-NUS Medicine Academic Clinical Programme, Singapore. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Increased Mortality Among Carbapenemase-Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Carriers Who Developed Clinical Isolates of Another Genotype.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 Feb 1;6(2):ofz006. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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February 2019

The epidemiology of non-Candida yeast isolated from blood: The Asia Surveillance Study.

Mycoses 2019 Feb 17;62(2):112-120. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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February 2019

The risk of tuberculosis in SLE patients from an Asian tertiary hospital.

Rheumatol Int 2017 Jun 12;37(6):1027-1033. Epub 2017 Mar 12.

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, 8 College Road, Singapore, 169857, Singapore.

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June 2017

High risk of invasive fungal infections in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients receiving induction and salvage chemotherapy.

Leuk Lymphoma 2017 08 8;58(8):2017-2018. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

d Department of Hematology , Singapore General Hospital , Singapore , Singapore.

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August 2017

A dedicated fungal culture medium is useful in the diagnosis of fungemia: a retrospective cross-sectional study.

PLoS One 2016 13;11(10):e0164668. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

Department Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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May 2017

What We Learned From Plasma BK-Virus Monitoring in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Transplant Recipients.

Transplantation 2016 Apr;100(4):e17-8

1 Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore. 2 Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore. 3 DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore.

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April 2016

Network Meta-analysis and Pharmacoeconomic Evaluation of Fluconazole, Itraconazole, Posaconazole, and Voriconazole in Invasive Fungal Infection Prophylaxis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 01 2;60(1):376-86. Epub 2015 Nov 2.

Division of Infectious Diseases, University Medicine Cluster, National University Health System, Singapore.

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January 2016

Multidrug resistant, blaVEB positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa causing high mortality among haematology patients.

Pathology 2014 Dec;46(7):650-2

1Department of Infectious Diseases 2Director of Infection Control 3Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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December 2014

A retrospective review of a tertiary Hospital's isolation and de-isolation policy for suspected pulmonary tuberculosis.

BMC Infect Dis 2014 Oct 14;14:547. Epub 2014 Oct 14.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, 20 College Road, Singapore 169856, Singapore.

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October 2014

Subcutaneous abscess due to Pyrenochaeta romeroi in a renal transplant recipient.

Singapore Med J 2014 Apr;55(4):e64-6

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608.

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April 2014

Case report: Enteral nutritional supplement as a likely cause of false-positive galactomannan testing.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2014 Jan 16;3:11-3. Epub 2013 Dec 16.

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.

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January 2014

Cytomegalovirus Treatment.

Authors:
Ban Hock Tan

Curr Treat Options Infect Dis 2014;6(3):256-270

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital The Academia, 20 College Road, Singapore, 169856 Singapore ; Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore.

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January 2014

Procalcitonin in febrile neutropenia--timing is important.

Support Care Cancer 2014 Mar 4;22(3):583-4. Epub 2013 Dec 4.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, The Academia, 20 College Road, Singapore, 169856, Singapore,

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March 2014

Severe falciparum malaria with dengue coinfection complicated by rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury: an unusual case with myoglobinemia, myoglobinuria but normal serum creatine kinase.

BMC Infect Dis 2012 Dec 20;12:364. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore, 169608, Singapore.

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December 2012

From penicillin-streptomycin to amikacin-vancomycin: antibiotic decontamination of cardiovascular homografts in Singapore.

PLoS One 2012 12;7(12):e51605. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

National Cardiovascular Homograft Bank, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.

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June 2013

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection in adult solid organ transplant recipients in Singapore.

Transplantation 2010 Nov;90(9):1016-21

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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November 2010

Attitudes of patients, visitors and healthcare workers at a tertiary hospital towards influenza A (H1N1) response measures.

Ann Acad Med Singap 2010 Apr;39(4):303-4

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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April 2010

Comparison of prevalence of dengue maculopathy during two epidemics with differing predominant serotypes.

Am J Ophthalmol 2009 Dec 2;148(6):910-3. Epub 2009 Oct 2.

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Republic of Singapore.

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December 2009

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Shigella isolates in eight Asian countries, 2001-2004.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2008 Apr;41(2):107-11

Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Children's Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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April 2008

Use of antibiotics in a haematology ward--an audit.

Ann Acad Med Singap 2008 Jan;37(1):21-6

Department of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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January 2008

Clinical features of cytomegalovirus anterior uveitis in immunocompetent patients.

Am J Ophthalmol 2008 May 6;145(5):834-40. Epub 2008 Feb 6.

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Republic of Singapore.

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May 2008

Five-year review of infections in a burn intensive care unit: High incidence of Acinetobacter baumannii in a tropical climate.

Burns 2007 Dec;33(8):1008-14

Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.

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December 2007

EMRSA-15 Bacteremia is not Associated with a Worse Outcome Compared with Bacteremia Caused by Multidrug-Resistant MRSA.

Int J Biomed Sci 2007 Jun;3(2):97-103

Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore;

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June 2007

Corneal endotheliitis associated with evidence of cytomegalovirus infection.

Ophthalmology 2007 Apr 3;114(4):798-803. Epub 2007 Jan 3.

Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore.

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April 2007

CMV prophylaxis--to do or not to do, that is the question.

Authors:
Ban Hock Tan

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2006 Jul 20;21(7):1757-61. Epub 2006 Apr 20.

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July 2006

Six cases of suppurative lymphadenitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei infection.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2006 Aug 15;100(8):798-801. Epub 2006 Mar 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Unit, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore.

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August 2006

Management of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2005 Dec;3(6):893-905

Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, S169608, Singapore.

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December 2005

Melioidosis of the spleen diagnosed by 16S rDNA amplification and sequencing.

Scand J Infect Dis 2005 ;37(6-7):517-20

Department of Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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September 2005

Dissemination of multisusceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Singapore.

J Clin Microbiol 2005 Jun;43(6):2923-5

Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road S169608, Singapore.

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June 2005

High incidence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-producing Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary care public hospital in Singapore.

Clin Infect Dis 2005 Feb 3;40(3):486-9. Epub 2005 Jan 3.

Department of Internal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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February 2005

Strongyloides colitis in a patient with Cushing's syndrome.

Gastrointest Endosc 2004 May;59(6):738-41

Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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May 2004

Multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii on a burns unit--clinical risk factors and prognosis.

Burns 2002 Jun;28(4):349-57

Department of Plastic Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

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June 2002