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Competing endogenous RNA network profiling reveals novel host dependency factors required for MERS-CoV propagation.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2020 Dec;9(1):733-746

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2020.1738277DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7170352PMC
December 2020

Attenuated SARS-CoV-2 variants with deletions at the S1/S2 junction.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2020 Dec;9(1):837-842

Department of Microbiology and State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2020.1756700DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7241555PMC
December 2020

Evaluating the use of posterior oropharyngeal saliva in a point-of-care assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2020 Dec;9(1):1356-1359

Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2020.1775133DOI Listing
December 2020

SARS-CoV-2 nsp13, nsp14, nsp15 and orf6 function as potent interferon antagonists.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2020 Dec;9(1):1418-1428

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2020.1780953DOI Listing
December 2020

High neutralizing antibody titer in intensive care unit patients with COVID-19.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2020 Dec;9(1):1664-1670

AIDS Institute, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2020.1791738DOI Listing
December 2020

Absence of nosocomial transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in the prepandemic phase in Hong Kong.

Am J Infect Control 2020 08 24;48(8):890-896. Epub 2020 May 24.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2020.05.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7246012PMC
August 2020

Evaluation of the commercially available LightMix® Modular E-gene kit using clinical and proficiency testing specimens for SARS-CoV-2 detection.

J Clin Virol 2020 08 27;129:104476. Epub 2020 May 27.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China; Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China; Carol Yu Centre for Infection, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China; Hainan Medical University-The University of Hong Kong Joint Laboratory of Tropical Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104476DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7255195PMC
August 2020

Mining of epitopes on spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 from COVID-19 patients.

Cell Res 2020 08 1;30(8):702-704. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

CAS Key Laboratory of Quantitative Engineering Biology, Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518055, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41422-020-0366-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7327194PMC
August 2020

Evaluation of simple nucleic acid extraction methods for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal and saliva specimens during global shortage of extraction kits.

J Clin Virol 2020 08 23;129:104519. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China; Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104519DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7309780PMC
August 2020

Consistent Detection of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Saliva.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 07;71(15):841-843

State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa149DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7108139PMC
July 2020

Targeting the Inositol-Requiring Enzyme-1 Pathway Efficiently Reverts Zika Virus-Induced Neurogenesis and Spermatogenesis Marker Perturbations.

ACS Infect Dis 2020 Jul 21;6(7):1745-1758. Epub 2020 May 21.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 999077, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00526DOI Listing
July 2020

The role of community-wide wearing of face mask for control of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic due to SARS-CoV-2.

J Infect 2020 07 23;81(1):107-114. Epub 2020 Apr 23.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.04.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7177146PMC
July 2020

Natural transmission of bat-like SARS-CoV-2PRRA variants in COVID-19 patients.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Jul 10. Epub 2020 Jul 10.

AIDS Institute, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa953DOI Listing
July 2020

Factors affecting stability and infectivity of SARS-CoV-2.

J Hosp Infect 2020 Jul 8. Epub 2020 Jul 8.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China; State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China; Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2020.07.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7343644PMC
July 2020

SARS-CoV-2 infects and damages the mature and immature olfactory sensory neurons of hamsters.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Jul 15. Epub 2020 Jul 15.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa995DOI Listing
July 2020

Differential immune activation profile of SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV infection in human lung and intestinal cells: implications for treatment with IFN-β and IFN inducer.

J Infect 2020 Jul 21. Epub 2020 Jul 21.

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China; Hainan Medical University-The University of Hong Kong Joint Laboratory of Tropical Infectious Diseases, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, Hainan; The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.07.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7373021PMC
July 2020

Metabolic Profiling Reveals Significant Perturbations of Intracellular Glucose Homeostasis in -Infected Cells.

Metabolites 2020 Jul 23;10(8). Epub 2020 Jul 23.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong; China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/metabo10080302DOI Listing
July 2020

Broad-Spectrum Host-Based Antivirals Targeting the Interferon and Lipogenesis Pathways as Potential Treatment Options for the Pandemic Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Viruses 2020 06 10;12(6). Epub 2020 Jun 10.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v12060628DOI Listing
June 2020

A double-blind randomized phase 2 controlled trial of intradermal hepatitis B vaccination with a topical Toll-like receptor 7 agonist imiquimod, in patients on dialysis.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Jun 18. Epub 2020 Jun 18.

Carol Yu's Centre for Infection and Division of Infectious Diseases, the University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa804DOI Listing
June 2020

Escalating infection control response to the rapidly evolving epidemiology of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2020 05 5;41(5):493-498. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.58DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7137535PMC
May 2020

Structural and Functional Basis of SARS-CoV-2 Entry by Using Human ACE2.

Cell 2020 05 9;181(4):894-904.e9. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China; Savaid Medical School, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2020.03.045DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7144619PMC
May 2020

Risk of Hepatitis E among Persons Who Inject Drugs in Hong Kong: A Qualitative and Quantitative Serological Analysis.

Microorganisms 2020 May 6;8(5). Epub 2020 May 6.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8050675DOI Listing
May 2020

Estimating Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection Risk in Health Care Workers.

JAMA Netw Open 2020 05 1;3(5):e209687. Epub 2020 May 1.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9687DOI Listing
May 2020

Surgical mask partition reduces the risk of non-contact transmission in a golden Syrian hamster model for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Clin Infect Dis 2020 May 30. Epub 2020 May 30.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa644DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7314229PMC
May 2020

Discovery of the FDA-approved drugs bexarotene, cetilistat, diiodohydroxyquinoline, and abiraterone as potential COVID-19 treatments with a robust two-tier screening system.

Pharmacol Res 2020 May 28;159:104960. Epub 2020 May 28.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Centre for Virology, Vaccinology and Therapeutics, Health@InnoHK, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China; Hainan Medical University-The University of Hong Kong Joint Laboratory of Tropical Infectious Diseases, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China; and The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2020.104960DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7254006PMC
May 2020

Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China.

N Engl J Med 2020 04 28;382(18):1708-1720. Epub 2020 Feb 28.

From the State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University (W.G., W.L., J.H., R.C., C.T., T.W., S.L., Jin-lin Wang, N.Z., J.H., W.L.), the Departments of Thoracic Oncology (W.L.), Thoracic Surgery and Oncology (J.H.), and Emergency Medicine (Z.L.), First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, and Guangzhou Eighth People's Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University (C.L.), and the State Key Laboratory of Organ Failure Research, Department of Biostatistics, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Tropical Disease Research, School of Public Health, Southern Medical University (C.O., P.C.), Guangzhou, Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital (Z.N., J.X.), Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Yu Hu), the Central Hospital of Wuhan (Y.P.), Wuhan No. 1 Hospital, Wuhan Hospital of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine (L.W.), Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital (P.P.), Tianyou Hospital Affiliated to Wuhan University of Science and Technology (Jian-ming Wang), and the People's Hospital of Huangpi District (S.Z.), Wuhan, Shenzhen Third People's Hospital and the Second Affiliated Hospital of Southern University of Science and Technology, National Clinical Research Center for Infectious Diseases (L. Liu), and the Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital (K.-Y.Y.), Shenzhen, the Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Zhuhai (H.S.), the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin (D.S.C.H.), and the Department of Microbiology and the Carol Yu Center for Infection, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam (K.-Y.Y.), Hong Kong, Medical ICU, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (B.D.), and the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (G.Z.), Beijing, the State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, National Clinical Research Center for Infectious Diseases, First Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (L. Li), Chengdu Public Health Clinical Medical Center, Chengdu (Y.L.), Huangshi Central Hospital of Edong Healthcare Group, Affiliated Hospital of Hubei Polytechnic University, Huangshi (Ya-hua Hu), the First Hospital of Changsha, Changsha (J. Liu), the Third People's Hospital of Hainan Province, Sanya (Z.C.), Huanggang Central Hospital, Huanggang (G.L.), Wenling First People's Hospital, Wenling (Z.Z.), the Third People's Hospital of Yichang, Yichang (S.Q.), Affiliated Taihe Hospital of Hubei University of Medicine, Shiyan (J. Luo), and Xiantao First People's Hospital, Xiantao (C.Y.) - all in China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa2002032DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7092819PMC
April 2020

Comparative replication and immune activation profiles of SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV in human lungs: an ex vivo study with implications for the pathogenesis of COVID-19.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Apr 9. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa410DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7184390PMC
April 2020

A case series of children with Coronavirus Disease 2019: what have we learned?

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Apr 22. Epub 2020 Apr 22.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa469DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7188164PMC
April 2020

Development and evaluation of a conventional RT-PCR for differentiating emerging influenza B/Victoria lineage viruses with hemagglutinin amino acid deletion from B/Yamagata lineage viruses.

J Med Virol 2020 03 24;92(3):382-385. Epub 2019 Oct 24.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.25607DOI Listing
March 2020

Genomic characterization of the 2019 novel human-pathogenic coronavirus isolated from a patient with atypical pneumonia after visiting Wuhan.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2020 28;9(1):221-236. Epub 2020 Jan 28.

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2020.1719902DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7067204PMC
March 2020

SARS-CoV-2 is an appropriate name for the new coronavirus.

Lancet 2020 03 6;395(10228):949-950. Epub 2020 Mar 6.

Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30557-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7133598PMC
March 2020

Author's reply to the Letter "The emergence of zoonotic rat hepatitis E virus infection".

Hepatology 2020 Mar 19. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.31237DOI Listing
March 2020

COVID-19 epidemic: disentangling the re-emerging controversy about medical facemasks from an epidemiological perspective.

Int J Epidemiol 2020 Mar 31. Epub 2020 Mar 31.

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyaa044DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7184463PMC
March 2020

High index of suspicion for brucellosis in a highly cosmopolitan city in southern China.

BMC Infect Dis 2020 Jan 8;20(1):22. Epub 2020 Jan 8.

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, The University of Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4748-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6950854PMC
January 2020

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Antibodies in Bactrian and Hybrid Camels from Dubai.

mSphere 2020 01 22;5(1). Epub 2020 Jan 22.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00898-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6977179PMC
January 2020

Measles outbreak from Hong Kong International Airport to the hospital due to secondary vaccine failure in healthcare workers.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 12 7;40(12):1407-1415. Epub 2019 Oct 7.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.278DOI Listing
December 2019

Identification of a Novel Ichthyic Parvovirus in Marine Species in Hainan Island, China.

Front Microbiol 2019 5;10:2815. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

Hainan Medical University-The University of Hong Kong Joint Laboratory of Tropical Infectious Diseases, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02815DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6907010PMC
December 2019

A Unique Pattern of Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome-Like Erosions in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: Dermatitis flammeus.

Skinmed 2018;16(5):309-313. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR.

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October 2019

Generation of DelNS1 Influenza Viruses: a Strategy for Optimizing Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccines.

mBio 2019 09 17;10(5). Epub 2019 Sep 17.

State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.02180-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6751066PMC
September 2019

Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Human Hepegivirus 1 Infection in Patients With Hepatitis C.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 Aug 12;6(8):ofz329. Epub 2019 Jul 12.

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, The University of Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofz329DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6735942PMC
August 2019

Improving the specific diagnosis of trematode, cestode and nematode infections by a multiplex single-tube real-time PCR assay.

J Clin Pathol 2019 Jul 5;72(7):487-492. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jclinpath-2018-205590DOI Listing
July 2019

Candida Tropicalis renal microabscesses in a child with leukemia confirmed using nucleic acid amplification and recovery after prolonged antifungal and corticosteroid treatment.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 Apr 14;81:110-113. Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.02.002DOI Listing
April 2019

Whole-genome sequencing data-based modeling for the investigation of an outbreak of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit in Hong Kong.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Mar 24;38(3):563-573. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Department of Microbiology and Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-018-03458-yDOI Listing
March 2019

Vedolizumab-mediated integrin α4β7 blockade does not control HIV-1SF162 rebound after combination antiretroviral therapy interruption in humanized mice.

AIDS 2019 03;33(4):F1-F12

AIDS Institute and Department of Microbiology, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002149DOI Listing
March 2019

Clinical practice guidelines for the provision of renal service in Hong Kong: Infection Control in Renal Service.

Nephrology (Carlton) 2019 Mar;24 Suppl 1:98-129

Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.13497DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7167703PMC
March 2019

Reusable blood collection tube holders are implicated in nosocomial hepatitis C virus transmission.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 02;40(2):252-253

3Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine,The University of Hong Kong,Hong Kong Special Administrative Region,China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.314DOI Listing
February 2019

Anti-spike IgG causes severe acute lung injury by skewing macrophage responses during acute SARS-CoV infection.

JCI Insight 2019 02 21;4(4). Epub 2019 Feb 21.

AIDS Institute and Department of Microbiology, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Disease, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1172/jci.insight.123158DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6478436PMC
February 2019

Characterization of the Lipidomic Profile of Human Coronavirus-Infected Cells: Implications for Lipid Metabolism Remodeling upon Coronavirus Replication.

Viruses 2019 01 16;11(1). Epub 2019 Jan 16.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v11010073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6357182PMC
January 2019

Targeting SUMO Modification of the Non-Structural Protein 5 of Zika Virus as a Host-Targeting Antiviral Strategy.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 Jan 17;20(2). Epub 2019 Jan 17.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20020392DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6359730PMC
January 2019

The celecoxib derivative kinase inhibitor AR-12 (OSU-03012) inhibits Zika virus via down-regulation of the PI3K/Akt pathway and protects Zika virus-infected A129 mice: A host-targeting treatment strategy.

Antiviral Res 2018 12 13;160:38-47. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Carol Yu Centre for Infection, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Hainan Medical University, The University of Hong Kong Joint Laboratory of Tropical Infectious Diseases, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, Hainan, China; The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; The Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Replication of MERS and SARS coronaviruses in bat cells offers insights to their ancestral origins.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2018 Dec 10;7(1):209. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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December 2018

Control of Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: Beyond the Hospital.

EClinicalMedicine 2018 Dec 7;6:3-4. Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China.

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December 2018

Molecular epidemiology of coxsackievirus A6 circulating in Hong Kong reveals common neurological manifestations and emergence of novel recombinant groups.

J Clin Virol 2018 11 8;108:43-49. Epub 2018 Sep 8.

Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, China; State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Collaborative Innovation Centre for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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Response.

Chest 2018 10;154(4):999

Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China. Electronic address:

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Origin, Genetic Diversity, and Evolutionary Dynamics of Novel Porcine Circovirus 3.

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MOE International Joint Collaborative Research Laboratory for Animal Health & Food Safety Jiangsu Engineering Laboratory of Animal Immunology Institute of Immunology College of Veterinary Medicine Nanjing Agricultural University Tongwei Road, Xuanwu District Nanjing 210095 China.

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