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persistence based on cycle threshold value and liver injury in patients with COVID-19.
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provisions for enforcing social distancing to guard against COVID-19 - the case
of Hong Kong. J Law Biosci 2021;8(1)
- Lee SS, Chan DPC, Wong NS, Lui GCY, To KW,
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of molecular strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in an intermediate burden Asia
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and Barriers to Take Up Clinician-Collected and Self-Collected HPV Tests among
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- Poon CM, Chan DP, Lee SS, Wong NS. Seroepidemiology
of hepatitis A and B in the general population in Hong Kong: protocol of a cross-sectional
survey using spatial sampling in a highly urbanised city. BMJ Open.
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of nurses to annual seasonal influenza vaccination over a five-year period.
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uptake of nurses in a mass screening programme for SARS-CoV-2 and its implications
on epidemic control. Infect Dis 2021; [ePub 20 Feb 2021]
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survey of the involvement of primary care doctors in HIV prevention and care in
a low-prevalence, high-income setting. BMC Family Practice 2021;22:27
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vaccines under the International Health Regulations - we must use the WHO International
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there a place for anti-inflammatory therapy in COVID-19? J Thorac Dis.
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of home quarantine for city dwellers with limited living space. Asia Pac
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- Wong NS, Lee SS, Kwan TH, Yeoh EK. Settings
of virus exposure and their implications in the propagation of transmission
networks in a COVID-19 outbreak. Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific
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and attitudes of blood donors following transitioning from permanent to 12-month
deferral of men who have sex with men in Hong Kong. Vox Sang. 2020; [ePub
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- To KW, Lee SS. A
review of reported cases of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis failure with resultant
breakthrough HIV infections. HIV Med 2020 [ePub 3 Nov 2020]
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of oxidative stress in clofazimine-induced cardiac dysfunction in a zebrafish
model. Biomed Pharmacother 2020;132:110749. [ePub 2 Oct 2020]
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on the molecular epidemiology of sexually acquired hepatitis C virus. J
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- Lau LHW, Lee SS, Wong NS. The
continuum of influenza vaccine hesitancy among nursing professionals in Hong
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- Wong NS, Leung CC, Lee SS. Abrupt
Subsidence of Seasonal Influenza after Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, Hong
Kong, China. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26(11):10.3201/eid2611.200861.
[published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 27].
- Wong NS, Lee MP, Wong KH, Tsang OTY, Lee SS. The
differential impacts of non-locally acquired infections and treatment interventions
on heterosexual HIV transmission in Hong Kong PLoS One. 2020 Aug 13;15(8):e0237433.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0237433. eCollection 2020.
- Wong NS, Powers KA, Tucker JD, Lee SS, Goh BT, Zhao P, Chen
L, Wang C, Yang LG, Yang B, Zheng H, Huang S, Mitchel KM. Modelling
the impact of a sex work crackdown on syphilis transmission among female sex
workers and their clients in South China. Sex Transm Infect. 2020
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of sexually acquired hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in sexually transmitted
infection (STI) patients. HK J Dermatol Venereol. 2020;28:49-54.
- Lau JYC, Hung CT, Lee SS. A
review of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programs by delivery models
in the Asia-Pacific through the healthcare accessibility framework. (Published
online 30 June 2020) J Int AIDS Soc 2020;23:e25531.
- Chan CP, Wong NS, Leung CC, Lee SS. Positive impact of measures against COVID-19 on reducing influenza in the Northern Hemisphere. Journal of Travel Medicine. May 2020; DOI: 10.1093/jtm/taaa087.
- Petersen E, Wasserman S, Lee SS, Go U, Holmes AH, Abri SA, McLellan S, Blumberg L, Tambyah P. COVID-19 – We urgently need to start developing an exit strategy. Int J Infect Dis 2020; ePub 28 April 2020.
- Lee SS, Anderson PL, Kwan TH, Lui GCY, Chan DPC, Wong
NS, Lee KCK, Lam TTN. Failure
of pre-exposure prophylaxis with daily TDF/FTC and the scenario of delayed
HIV seroconversion. Int J Infect Dis 2020; ePub 13 Mar 2020.
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mortality from 2019-nCoV: host-directed therapies should be an option. Lancet
2020; published on line 5 February 2020.
- Kwan TH, Wong NS, Lui GCY, Chan KCW, Tsang OTY, Leung WS, Ho KM,
Lee MP, Lam W, Chan SN, Chan DPC. Lee SS. Incorporation
of information diffusion model for enhancing analyses in HIV molecular surveillance.
Emerg Microbes Inf. 2020;9(1):256-63.
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TD , Memish ZA , Drosten C, Zumla A and Petersen E. The
continuing epidemic threat of novel coronaviruses to global health - the latest
novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhang, China. International Journal of Infectious
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WS, Ho KM, Lee MP, Lam W, Chan SN, Chan DPC, To SWC, Yam WC, Lee
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
- 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
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- 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]
- 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
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- 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
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benefits and social influence mediated the associations between cultural values
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HLY, Wong GLH. Antiviral
therapy for hepatitis B prevents liver injury in patients with tuberculosis
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- 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;
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hui DSC, Zumla A. Severe
Acute Respiratory Syndrome: historical, epidemiologic, and clinical features.
Infect Dis Clin North Am 2019;33(4):869-89.
- Azhar EI, Hui DSC, Memish ZA, Drosten C, Zumla A. The
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Infect Dis Clin North Am
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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.