Research

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  1. Kwan TH, Wong NS, Lui GCY, Chan KCW, Tsang OTY, Leung WS, Ho KM, Lee MP, Lam W, Chan SN, Chan DPC, To SWC, Yam WC, Lee SS. HIV transmission links between past and newly diagnosed infections: a molecular epidemiology study. [oral abstract] Lancet-CAMS Health Conference 2019. 19-20 October 2019, Chengdu, CHINA. Lancet 2019;394(S4): 4
     
  2. Lee SS, Kwan TH, Wong NS, Lee KCK, Chan DPC, Lam TTN, Lui GCY. Piloting a partially self-financed mode of human immunodeficiency virus pre-exposure prophylaxis delivery for men who have sex with men in Hong Kong. HK Med J 2019; [ePub 9 Oct 2019]
     
  3. Wong NS, Chan KCW, Wong BCK, Leung CC, Chan WK, Lin AWC, Lui GCY, Mitchell KM, Lee SS. Latent tuberculosis infection testing strategies for HIV-infected individuals in Hong Kong: a cost-effectiveness analysis. JAMA Network Open 2019;2(9):e1910960. [ePub 6 Sep 2019]
     
  4. Wong NS, Leung CC, Chan KCW, Chan WK, Lin AWC, Lee SS. A longitudinal study on latent TB infection screening and its association with TB incidence in HIV patients. Sci Rep 2019;9(1):10093. [ePub 12 July 2019] https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-46570-5
     
  5. Kwan TH, Lee SS. Bridging Awareness and Acceptance of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and the Need for Targeting Chemsex and HIV Testing: Cross-Sectional Survey. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2019 Jul 3;5(3):e13083. doi: 10.2196/13083.
     
  6. Leung AKC, Leung AAM, Wong AHC, Sergi CM. and Kam JKM. Giardiasis: An Overview Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov. 2019 Jun 18. doi: 10.2174/1872213X13666190618124901. [Epub ahead of print]
     
  7. Li KK, Chan MWH, Lee SS, Kwok KO. Social benefits and social influence mediated the associations between cultural values and influenza vaccination among Hong Kong nurses: a cross-sectional study. Int J Nurs Studies 2019;99:103359.[ePub 21 May 2019]
     
  8. Tao Y, Chen MY, Tucker JD, Ong J, Tang W, Wong NS, Chu M, Zhuang X, Fairley CK, Zhang L. A Nationwide Spatiotemporal Analysis of Syphilis over 21 Years and Implications for Prevention and Control in China. pii: ciz331. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz331. [Epub ahead of print] Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 26.
     
  9. Kam JKM, Wong LK, Fu KCW. Creation of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Education Program for Young Adults in Rural Cambodia. Front Public Health. 2019 Mar 14;7:50. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00050. eCollection 2019.
     
  10. Lui GCY, Wong NS, Wong RYK, Tse YK, Wong VWS, Leung CC, Chan HLY, Wong GLH. Antiviral therapy for hepatitis B prevents liver injury in patients with tuberculosis and hepatitis B co-infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 22. pii: ciz241. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz241. [Epub ahead of print]
     
  11. Li KK, Chan MWH, Lee SS, Kwok KO. The mediating roles of social benefits and social influence on the relationships between collectivism, power distance, and influenza vaccination among Hong Kong nurses: A cross-sectional study. Int J Nurs Studies 2019; 103359.
     
  12. Lee SS, Crofts N, Hung CC. Macro-efforts for the micro-elimination of hepatitis C targeting people who inject drugs. Int J Infect Dis 2019;85:141-142.
     
  13. Sun HY, Uemura H, Wong NS, Chan DP, Wong BC, Lin PH, Su LH, Hung CC, Oka S, Chang SY, Lee SS. Molecular epidemiology of acute HCV infection in HIV-positive patients from Hong Kong, Taipei, Tokyo. Liver Int. 2019;39(6):1044-1051.
     
  14. Kwan TH, Wong NS, Lee SS. Participation pattern of methadone users and its association with social connection and HIV status: Analyses of electronic health records data. PLoS One. 2019;14(5):e0216727.
     
  15. Wong NS, Leung CC, Chan KCW, Chan WK, Lin AWC, Lee SS. A longitudinal study on latent TB infection screening and its association with TB incidence in HIV patients. Scientific Reports. 2019;9:10093.
     
  16. Hui DSC, Zumla A. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: historical, epidemiologic, and clinical features. Infect Dis Clin North Am 2019;33(4):869-89.
     
  17. Azhar EI, Hui DSC, Memish ZA, Drosten C, Zumla A. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Infect Dis Clin North Am 2019;33(4):891-905.
     
  18. Wong NS, Chan KCW, Wong BCK, Leung CC, Chan WK, Lin AWC, Lui GCY, Mitchell KM, Lee SS. Latent tuberculosis infection testing strategies for HIV-infected individuals in Hong Kong: a cost-effectiveness analysis. JAMA Network Open 2019;2(9):e1910960.
     
  19. Li KK, Chan MWH, Lee SS, Kwok KO. Social benefits and social influence mediated the associations between cultural values and influenza vaccination among Hong Kong nurses: a cross-sectional study. Int J Nurs Studies 2019;99:103359.
     
  20. Wong NS, Lee S, Lee SS. Differing pattern of influenza vaccination uptake in nurses between clinical and long term care facilities setting, 2014-2018. Int J Infect Dis. 2018 Oct; 75: 8–10.
     
  21. C.M. Poon, S.S. Lee. Spatio-temporal patterns of annual activity of hand, foot and mouth disease between 2005 and 2016 in Hong Kong. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2018 Aug; 73: Supplement 333.
     
  22. T.H. Kwan, C.M. Poon, S.S. Lee. Sex-networking venue affiliation patterns of men who have sex with men and their association with sexually transmitted diseases. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2018 Aug; 73: Supplement 338.
     
  23. Wong NS, Kwan TH, Tsang OTY, Lee MP, Yam WC, Lam W, Leung WS, Chan JMC, Ho KM, Lee SS. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for MSM in low HIV incidence places: should high risk individuals be targeted? Scientific Reports. 2018 Aug; 2018:8:11641.
     
  24. Wong NS, Chen L, Tucker JD, Zhao P, Goh BT, Poon CM, Yang LG, Yang B, Zheng H, Huang S. Distribution of reported syphilis cases in South China: spatiotemporal analysis. Scientific Reports.2018 Jun 14:8:9090.
     
  25. Ho DTW, Chan DPC, Lam CY, Liang DC, Lee SS, Kam JKM. At the advancing front of Chikungunya fever in Asia: Two imported cases in Hong Kong with novel amino acid changes. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2018 Jun;51(3):419-421.
     
  26. van Beek J, de Graaf M, Al-Hello H, Allen DJ, Ambert-Balay K, Botteldoorn N, Brytting M, Buesa J, Cabrerizo M, Chan M, Cloak F, Bartolo ID, Guix S, Hewitt J, Iritani N, Jin M, Johne R, Lederer I, Mans J, Martella V, Maunula L, McAllister G, Niendorf S, Ni Molecular surveillance of norovirus, 2005-16: an epidemiological analysis of data collected from the NoroNet network. Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 May;18(5):545-553.
     
  27. Yew WW, Chan DP, Singhal A, Zhang Y, Lee SS. Does oxidative stress contribute to adverse outcomes in HIV-associated TB? J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 May 1;73(5):1117-1120.
     
  28. Chan MC, Kwok K, Zhang LY, Mohammad KN, Lee N, Lui GC, Nelson EA, Lai RW, Leung TF, Chan PK. Bimodal seasonality and alternating predominance of norovirus GII.4 and non-GII.4, Hong Kong, China, 2014-2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 17;24(4).
     
  29. Kwan TH, Lee SS. Predictors of HIV Testing and Their Influence on PrEP Acceptance in Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Cross-Sectional Study. AIDS Behav. 2018 Apr;22(4):1150-1157.
     
  30. Mao J, Tang W, Liu C, Wong NS, Tang S, Wei C, Tucker JD. Sex tourism among Chinese men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional observational study. BMC Public Health. 2018 Mar 2;18:306. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5214-2.
     
  31. Wong NS, Mao J, Cheng W, Tang W, Cohen MS, Tucker JD, Xu H. HIV linkage to care and retention in care rate among MSM in Guangzhou, China. AIDS Behav. 2018 Mar;22(3):701-710.
     
  32. Wong NS, Lee CK, Ng SC, Wong HK, Chan DPC, Lee SS. Prevalence of hepatitis C infection and its associated factors in healthy adults without identifiable route of transmission. J Viral Hepat. 2018 Feb;25(2):161-170.
     
  33. Law YN, Jian H, Lo NWS, Ip M, Chan MMY, Kam KM, Wu X. Low cost automated whole smear microscopy screening system for detection of acid fast bacilli. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 22;13(1):e0190988.