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Name Kitty SC FUNG
Academic Qualifications MBChB (CUHK), MSc (Lond), FRCPA, FHKCPath, FHKAM(Pathology)
Academic title & affiliations Dr.
Consultant, United Christian Hospital, Hospital Authorit
Email fungsck@ha.org.hk
Current Appointments
(Including honorary appointments)
Clinical Associate Professor (honorary)
Consultant, United Christian Hospital, Hospital Authority
Publications (Representative)
  1. Tse, G.M., Ma, T.K., Chan, A.B., Ho, F.N., King, A.D., Fung, K.S., Ahuja, A.T. (2003).Tuberculosis of the nasopharynx: a rare entity revisited. Laryngoscope. 113(4):737-40.  
  2. Lee, V.W., Lyon, D.J., Fung, K.S., Leung, T.P., Ng, J.K., You, J.H. (2003). Impact of guidelines on vancomycin use at a Hong Kong teaching hospital. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 60(9):949-50.
  3. Ng, P.C., So, K.W., Leung, T.F., Cheng, F.W., Lyon, D.J., Wong, W., Cheung, K.L., Fung, K.S., Lee, C.H., Li, A.M., Hon, K.L., Li, C.K., Fok, T.F. (2003). Infection control for SARS in a tertiary neonatal centre. Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal & Neonatal Edition. 88(5):F405-9.
  4. Fung, K.S. (2003). A review of antibiotics in dermatology. Hong Kong Dermatology and Venereology Bullutin. 11, 190-198.
  5. Lau, T.F., Fung, K.S., Wong, T.W., Kim, J.H., Wong, E., Chung, S, et al (2003). SARS transmission among hospital workers in Hong Kong. Emerging Infectious Diseases.10:280–6.
  6. King, A.D., Ching, A.S., Chan, P.L., Cheng, A.Y., Wong, P.K., Ho, S.S., Griffith, J.F., Lyon, D.J., Fung, K.S., Choi, P., Li, C.K., Cheng, A.F., Ahuja, A.T. (2003). Severe acute respiratory syndrome: avoiding the spread of infection in a radiology department. American Journal of Roentgenology. 181(1):25-7.
  7. Ho, S.S., Chan, P.L., Wong, P.K., Antonio, G.E., Wong, K,T., Lyon, D.J., Fung, K.S., Li, C.K., Cheng, A.F., Ahuja, A.T. (2003). Eye of the storm: the roles of a radiology department in the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome. American Journal of Roentgenology. 181(1):19-24.
  8. Fung, K.S., Yeung, W.L., Wong, T.W., So, K.W., Cheng, A.F.(2004).   Pertussis – A re-emerging infection? Journal of Infection. 48: 145-148.
  9. Yip, S.K., Fung, K.S., Pang, S., Leung, P., Chan, D., Sahota, D. (2004). A Study of Female Urinary Tract Infection Due to Urodynamic Investigation. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 190:1234-40.
  10. Yap, F. H., Gomersall, C.D., Fung, K.S., Ho, P. L., Ho, O.M., Lam, P. K., Lam, D.T., Lyon, D.J. and Joynt G.M. (2004). Increase in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Acquisition Rate and Change in Pathogen Pattern Associated with an Outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. Clinical Infectious Diseases.39 (4):511-516. 
  11. Ng, P.C., Lam, C.W., Li, A.M., Wong, C.K., Cheng, F.W., Leung, T.F., Hon, E.K., Chan, I.H., Li, C.K., Fung, K.S., Fok, T.F. (2004). Inflammatory cytokine profile in children with severe acute respiratory syndrome. Pediatrics. 113(1 Pt 1):e7-14.
  12. Chiu, R.W., Chim, S.S., Tong Y. K., Fung, K.S., Chan P. K., Zhao, G. P. and Lo, D.Y. (2005). Tracing SARS-Coronavirus variant with large genomic deletion. Emerging Infectious Diseases.11 (1);168-169.
  13. Lee, M.K.P., Fung, S.C.K. (2005). A case of human brucellosis in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 11 (5):403-406.
  14. Fung SCK. (2005). Pertussis: laboratory diagnosis and infection control. Bulletin of the Hong Kong Society for Infectious Diseases. 9(3).
  15. Ip, M., Fung S.C.K. Fan,g C., Cheuk, S.C.E., Chau, S.L.S., Wong, W.H.B., Lui, S.L., Hui, M., Lai, W.M.R., Chan, K.S.P. (2007). Streptococcus suis in Hong Kong. Diagnostic Microbiology And Infectious Disease. 57:15-20.
  16. Fung SCK. (2008). An unusual presentation of pseudo-membranous colitis.  Bulletin of the Hong Kong Society for Infectious Diseases. 12(2).
  17. Yap H.Y., Kwok K.M., Gomersall C.D., Fung S.C., Lam T.C., Leung P.N., Hui M.,Joynt G.M. (2009). Epidemiology and outcome of Candida bloodstream infection in an intensive care unit in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 15 (4):255-261.
  18. Cheung W.I., Chan L.Y.H., Leung K.S.V., Tse C.H.,  Fung K.S.C., Lin S.Y., Wong A., Wong W.S.V., Chau T.N. (2010).  Reactivation of hepatitis B virus infection with persistently negative HBsAg on three HBsAg assays in a lymphoma patient undergoing chemotherapy. Journal of Clinical Virology.  47:193–195.
  19. Lam W.Y, Leung T.F., Lee N., Cheung L.K.J., Yeung C.M.,  Ho Y.I.I, Chan R.C.W., Fung K.S.C., Barr I. G.,  Hui D.S.C, Sung J.J.Y., Chan P.K.S.. (2010). Development and comparison of molecular assays for the rapid detection of the pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus.  Journal of Medical Virology. 82:675-683
  20. Yow CMN, Fung K, Wong KC. (2011). Photodynamic inactivation of multi-drug resistant pathogens in Hong Kong. HKMJ. 17(1), supp 2; 24-28.
  21. Honglin Chen, Xi Wen, Kelvin K. W. To, Pui Wang, Herman Tse, Jasper F W Chan, Hoi-Wah Tsoi, Kitty S C Fung, Cindy W S Tse, Rodney A Lee, Kwok-Hung Chan, Kwok-Yung Yuen. (2010). Quasispecies of the D225G substitution in the hemagglutinin of pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus from patients with severe disease in Hong Kong, China. J Infect Dis. 201 (10): 1517-1521.
  22. Cheung LL, Yue CS, Fung K, Chu CM, Keung Tso EY. (2011). Daptomycin as successful treatment for a refractory case of prosthetic valve endocarditis because of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus.  Heart Lung. 40(2):172-6.
  23. Lau SK, Fan RY, Lo HW, Ng RH, Wong SS, Li IW, Wu AK, Ng KH, Tseung S, Lee RA, Fung KS, Que TL, Yuen KY, Woo PC. (2012). High mortality associated with Catabacter hongkongensis bacteremia. J Clin Microbiol. 50(7):2239-43.
  24. THY Tan, CW Chan, HB Chan, KSC Fung, BKC Wong. (2012). Comparison of hospitalized children with pandemic human swine influenza A H1N1 and seasonal influenza A H1N1/H3N2 infections at a regional hospital in Hong Kong. J Paed Resp and Cri Care. 8 (3): 4-11.
  25. R Liu, K K W To, J L L Teng, GKY Choi, KY Mok, KI Law,  EYK Tso, KSC Fung, TC Wu, A K L Wu, SH Fung, SCY Wong, N J.Trendell-Smith, KY Yuen. Mycobacterium abscessus Bacteremia After Receipt of Intravenous Infusate of Cytokine-Induced Killer Cell Therapy for Body beautification and Health Boosting. CID (in press)