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1.

New strategies for Leptospira vaccine development based on LPS removal.

Lauretti-Ferreira F, Silva PLD, Alcântara NM, Silva BF, Grabher I, Souza GO, Nakajima E, Akamatsu MA, Vasconcellos SA, Abreu PAE, Carvalho E, Martins EAL, Ho PL, da Silva JB.

PLoS One. 2020 Mar 27;15(3):e0230460. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0230460. eCollection 2020.

2.

Simultaneous Determination of Gross Alpha/Beta Activities in Groundwater for Ingestion Effective Dose and its Associated Public Health Risk Prevention.

Ho PL, Hung LD, Minh VT, Chinh DV, Thanh TT, Tao CV.

Sci Rep. 2020 Mar 9;10(1):4299. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-61203-y.

3.

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

Cheng VCC, Wong SC, Chen JHK, Yip CCY, Chuang VWM, Tsang OTY, Sridhar S, Chan JFW, Ho PL, Yuen KY.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Mar 5:1-6. doi: 10.1017/ice.2020.58. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
32131908
4.

Outbreak of a new coronavirus: what anaesthetists should know.

Peng PWH, Ho PL, Hota SS.

Br J Anaesth. 2020 Feb 27. pii: S0007-0912(20)30098-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2020.02.008. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID:
32115186
5.

Correction: Evaluation of inactivated Bordetella pertussis as a delivery system for the immunization of mice with Pneumococcal Surface Antigen A.

Castro JT, Oliveira GS, Nishigasako MA, Debrie AS, Miyaji EN, Soares-Schanoski A, Akamatsu MA, Locht C, Ho PL, Mielcarek N, Oliveira MLS.

PLoS One. 2020 Feb 5;15(2):e0229050. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229050. eCollection 2020.

6.

Seasonal influenza vaccine uptake among Chinese in Hong Kong: barriers, enablers and vaccination rates.

Sun KS, Lam TP, Kwok KW, Lam KF, Wu D, Ho PL.

Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Jan 24:1-10. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1709351. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31977275
7.

Preparedness and proactive infection control measures against the emerging novel coronavirus in China.

Cheng VCC, Wong SC, To KKW, Ho PL, Yuen KY.

J Hosp Infect. 2020 Mar;104(3):254-255. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2020.01.010. Epub 2020 Jan 18. No abstract available.

PMID:
31962139
8.

Evaluation of inactivated Bordetella pertussis as a delivery system for the immunization of mice with Pneumococcal Surface Antigen A.

Castro JT, Oliveira GS, Nishigasako MA, Debrie AS, Miyaji EN, Soares-Schanoski A, Akamatsu MA, Locht C, Ho PL, Mielcarek N, Oliveira MLS.

PLoS One. 2020 Jan 16;15(1):e0228055. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228055. eCollection 2020. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2020 Feb 5;15(2):e0229050.

9.

A mixed-methods study on toilet hygiene practices among Chinese in Hong Kong.

Wu D, Lam TP, Chan HY, Lam KF, Zhou XD, Xu JY, Sun KS, Ho PL.

BMC Public Health. 2019 Dec 10;19(1):1654. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-8014-4.

10.

Hydroquinone exposure alters the morphology of lymphoid organs in vaccinated C57Bl/6 mice.

Fabris AL, Nunes AV, Schuch V, de Paula-Silva M, Rocha G, Nakaya HI, Ho PL, Silveira ELV, Farsky SHP.

Environ Pollut. 2020 Feb;257:113554. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113554. Epub 2019 Nov 16.

PMID:
31767231
11.

Interstitial Boron Atoms in the Palladium Lattice of an Industrial Type of Nanocatalyst: Properties and Structural Modifications.

Chen T, Ellis I, Hooper TJN, Liberti E, Ye L, Lo BTW, O'Leary C, Sheader AA, Martinez GT, Jones L, Ho PL, Zhao P, Cookson J, Bishop PT, Chater P, Hanna JV, Nellist P, Tsang SCE.

J Am Chem Soc. 2019 Dec 18;141(50):19616-19624. doi: 10.1021/jacs.9b06120. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

PMID:
31747756
12.

A Combined Strategy to Improve the Development of a Coral Antivenom Against Micrurus spp.

de Castro KLP, Lopes-de-Souza L, de Oliveira D, Machado-de-Ávila RA, Paiva ALB, de Freitas CF, Ho PL, Chávez-Olórtegui C, Guerra-Duarte C.

Front Immunol. 2019 Oct 21;10:2422. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2019.02422. eCollection 2019.

13.

Evaluation of disc diffusion tests and agar screening for predicting mecA-mediated oxacillin resistance in Staphylococcus lugdunensis revealed a cefoxitin-susceptible, mecA-positive S. lugdunensis clonal complex 27 clone.

Ho PL, Liu MC, Tong MK, Fan PM, Tse CW, Wu AK, Cheng VC, Chow KH.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2020 Mar;20:260-265. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2019.08.021. Epub 2019 Sep 4.

14.

Structures of SCCmec elements in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus lugdunensis are closely related to those harboured by community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Liu MC, Cao H, Lau A, Chow KH, Lai EL, Tse CW, Wu AK, Ho PL.

J Med Microbiol. 2019 Sep;68(9):1367-1372. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001013.

PMID:
31329093
15.

OMMA enables population-scale analysis of complex genomic features and phylogenomic relationships from nanochannel-based optical maps.

Leung AK, Liu MC, Li L, Lai YY, Chu C, Kwok PY, Ho PL, Yip KY, Chan TF.

Gigascience. 2019 Jul 1;8(7). pii: giz079. doi: 10.1093/gigascience/giz079.

16.

Systems analysis of subjects acutely infected with the Chikungunya virus.

Soares-Schanoski A, Baptista Cruz N, de Castro-Jorge LA, de Carvalho RVH, Santos CAD, Rós ND, Oliveira Ú, Costa DD, Santos CLSD, Cunha MDP, Oliveira MLS, Alves JC, Océa RALC, Ribeiro DR, Gonçalves ANA, Gonzalez-Dias P, Suhrbier A, Zanotto PMA, Azevedo IJ, Zamboni DS, Almeida RP, Ho PL, Kalil J, Nishiyama MY Junior, Nakaya HI.

PLoS Pathog. 2019 Jun 18;15(6):e1007880. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007880. eCollection 2019 Jun.

17.

Pneumococcal lineages associated with serotype replacement and antibiotic resistance in childhood invasive pneumococcal disease in the post-PCV13 era: an international whole-genome sequencing study.

Lo SW, Gladstone RA, van Tonder AJ, Lees JA, du Plessis M, Benisty R, Givon-Lavi N, Hawkins PA, Cornick JE, Kwambana-Adams B, Law PY, Ho PL, Antonio M, Everett DB, Dagan R, von Gottberg A, Klugman KP, McGee L, Breiman RF, Bentley SD; Global Pneumococcal Sequencing Consortium.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2019 Jul;19(7):759-769. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30297-X. Epub 2019 Jun 10.

18.

Control of Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: Beyond the Hospital.

Cheng VCC, Wong SC, Wong SCY, Ho PL, Yuen KY.

EClinicalMedicine. 2019 Jan 7;6:3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2018.12.008. eCollection 2018 Dec. No abstract available.

19.

Direct Detection of Pyrazinamide Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Use of pncA PCR Sequencing.

Tam KK, Leung KS, Siu GK, Chang KC, Wong SS, Ho PL, Leung EK, Yam WC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Jul 26;57(8). pii: e00145-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00145-19. Print 2019 Aug.

20.

Genomic investigation of a sequence type 67 Clostridium difficile causing community-acquired fulminant colitis in Hong Kong.

Cao H, Wong SC, Yam WC, Liu MC, Chow KH, Wu AK, Ho PL.

Int J Med Microbiol. 2019 Jul;309(5):270-273. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2019.05.003. Epub 2019 May 11.

PMID:
31113737
21.

Acute parkinsonism as an unexpected consequence of pituitary adenoma resection: A case report.

Ho PL, Chen YC, Teng CH, Wu CC, Huang P.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Apr;98(17):e15261. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000015261.

22.

International genomic definition of pneumococcal lineages, to contextualise disease, antibiotic resistance and vaccine impact.

Gladstone RA, Lo SW, Lees JA, Croucher NJ, van Tonder AJ, Corander J, Page AJ, Marttinen P, Bentley LJ, Ochoa TJ, Ho PL, du Plessis M, Cornick JE, Kwambana-Adams B, Benisty R, Nzenze SA, Madhi SA, Hawkins PA, Everett DB, Antonio M, Dagan R, Klugman KP, von Gottberg A, McGee L, Breiman RF, Bentley SD; Global Pneumococcal Sequencing Consortium.

EBioMedicine. 2019 May;43:338-346. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.04.021. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

23.

Nanoscale measurement of giant saturation magnetization in α″-Fe16N2 by electron energy-loss magnetic chiral dichroism.

Chen X, Higashikozono S, Ito K, Jin L, Ho PL, Yu CP, Tai NH, Mayer J, Dunin-Borkowski RE, Suemasu T, Zhong X.

Ultramicroscopy. 2019 Aug;203:37-43. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2019.02.016. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

PMID:
30862364
24.

HEXIM1 Peptide Exhibits Antimicrobial Activity Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Through Guidance of Cell Penetrating Peptide.

Ho PL, Ong HK, Teo J, Ow DS, Chao SH.

Front Microbiol. 2019 Feb 8;10:203. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00203. eCollection 2019.

25.

Antibiotic-laden cement wrap: A simple but effective way of treating patients with megaprosthesis infection.

Lam YL, Yau R, Ho KW, Ho PL.

J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2019 Jan-Apr;27(1):2309499019825587. doi: 10.1177/2309499019825587.

PMID:
30798715
26.

Antibiotic management of acute pharyngitis in primary care.

Advisory Group on Antibiotic Stewardship Programme in Primary Care, Chan AMW, Au WWY, Chao DVK, Choi K, Choi KW, Choi SMY, Chow Y, Fan CYM, Ho PL, Hui EMT, Kwong KH, Kwong BYS, Lam TP, Lam ETK, Lau KW, Lui L, Ng KHL, Wong MCS, Wong TY, Yeung CF, You JHS, Yung RWH.

Hong Kong Med J. 2019 Feb;25(1):58-63. doi: 10.12809/hkmj187544. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

27.

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

Cheng VCC, Wong SC, Wong SCY, Sridhar S, Yip CCY, Chen JHK, Fung J, Chiu KHY, Ho PL, Chen S, Cheng BWC, Ho CL, Lo CM, Yuen KY.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):252-253. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.314. No abstract available.

PMID:
30698137
28.

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.

Cheng VCC, Wong SC, Cao H, Chen JHK, So SYC, Wong SCY, Sridhar S, Yuen KY, Ho PL.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Mar;38(3):563-573. doi: 10.1007/s10096-018-03458-y. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

PMID:
30680562
29.

Phagocytosis of Leptospira by leukocytes from mice with different susceptibility to leptospirosis and possible role of chemokines.

Silva PLD, Lauretti-Ferreira F, Caldas de Lima M, Lima SS, Covarrubias AE, De Franco M, Carvalho E, Ho PL, da Costa RMA, Martins EAL, Da Silva JB.

BMC Microbiol. 2019 Jan 7;19(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12866-018-1371-9.

30.

Global emergence and population dynamics of divergent serotype 3 CC180 pneumococci.

Azarian T, Mitchell PK, Georgieva M, Thompson CM, Ghouila A, Pollard AJ, von Gottberg A, du Plessis M, Antonio M, Kwambana-Adams BA, Clarke SC, Everett D, Cornick J, Sadowy E, Hryniewicz W, Skoczynska A, Moïsi JC, McGee L, Beall B, Metcalf BJ, Breiman RF, Ho PL, Reid R, O'Brien KL, Gladstone RA, Bentley SD, Hanage WP.

PLoS Pathog. 2018 Nov 26;14(11):e1007438. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1007438. eCollection 2018 Nov.

31.

IgG Induced by Vaccination With Ascaris suum Extracts Is Protective Against Infection.

Gazzinelli-Guimarães AC, Gazzinelli-Guimarães PH, Nogueira DS, Oliveira FMS, Barbosa FS, Amorim CCO, Cardoso MS, Kraemer L, Caliari MV, Akamatsu MA, Ho PL, Jones KM, Weatherhead J, Bottazzi ME, Hotez PJ, Zhan B, Bartholomeu DC, Russo RC, Bueno LL, Fujiwara RT.

Front Immunol. 2018 Nov 9;9:2535. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.02535. eCollection 2018.

32.

Fine-tuning carbapenem resistance by reducing porin permeability of bacteria activated in the selection process of conjugation.

Kong HK, Pan Q, Lo WU, Liu X, Law COK, Chan TF, Ho PL, Lau TC.

Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 15;8(1):15248. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-33568-8.

33.

Streptococcus gallolyticus Bacteremia and Colorectal Carcinoma.

Wong HK, Ho PL, Lee CK.

Gastroenterology. 2019 Jan;156(1):291-292. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.07.059. Epub 2018 Oct 10. No abstract available.

PMID:
30315777
34.

Occurrence of Highly Conjugative IncX3 Epidemic Plasmid Carrying bla NDM in Enterobacteriaceae Isolates in Geographically Widespread Areas.

Wang Y, Tong MK, Chow KH, Cheng VC, Tse CW, Wu AK, Lai RW, Luk WK, Tsang DN, Ho PL.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Sep 20;9:2272. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02272. eCollection 2018.

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Diagnostic evaluation of an in-house developed single-tube, duplex, nested IS6110 real-time PCR assay for rapid pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis.

Leung KS, Siu GK, Tam KK, Ho PL, Wong SS, Leung EK, Yu SH, Ma OC, Yam WC.

Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2018 Sep;112:120-125. doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2018.08.008. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

PMID:
30205964
37.

A new vector for heterologous gene expression in Escherichia coli with increased stability in the absence of antibiotic.

Eguia FAP, Ramos HR, Kraschowetz S, Omote D, Ramos CRR, Ho PL, Carvalho E, Gonçalves VM.

Plasmid. 2018 Jun;98:22-30. doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2018.08.004. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

PMID:
30193910
38.

Nosocomial transmission of hepatitis C virus in a liver transplant center in Hong Kong: implication of reusable blood collection tube holder as the vehicle for transmission.

Cheng VCC, Wong SC, Wong SCY, Sridhar S, Yip CCY, Chen JHK, Fung J, Chiu KHY, Ho PL, Chen S, Cheng BWC, Ho CL, Lo CM, Yuen KY.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Oct;39(10):1170-1177. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.175. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

PMID:
30156177
39.

Suppression of Staphylococcus aureus virulence by a small-molecule compound.

Gao P, Ho PL, Yan B, Sze KH, Davies J, Kao RYT.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jul 31;115(31):8003-8008. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1720520115. Epub 2018 Jul 16.

40.

Effect of cation ratio and order on magnetic circular dichroism in the double perovskite Sr2Fe1+xRe1-xO6.

Ho PL, Yu CP, Zhang Q, Song K, Buban JP, Choi SY, Dunin-Borkowski RE, Mayer J, Tai NH, Zhu J, Jin L, Zhong X.

Ultramicroscopy. 2018 Oct;193:137-142. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2018.06.009. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

PMID:
30005323
41.

Global Distribution of Invasive Serotype 35D Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates following Introduction of 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine.

Lo SW, Gladstone RA, van Tonder AJ, Hawkins PA, Kwambana-Adams B, Cornick JE, Madhi SA, Nzenze SA, du Plessis M, Kandasamy R, Carter PE, Eser ÖK, Ho PL, Elmdaghri N, Shakoor S, Clarke SC, Antonio M, Everett DB, von Gottberg A, Klugman KP, McGee L, Breiman RF, Bentley SD.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Jun 25;56(7). pii: e00228-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00228-18. Print 2018 Jul.

42.

Identification of Plasmid-Encoded sRNAs in a blaNDM-1-Harboring Multidrug-Resistance Plasmid pNDM-HK in Enterobacteriaceae.

Kong HK, Liu X, Lo WU, Pan Q, Law COK, Chan TF, Ho PL, Lau TCK.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Mar 27;9:532. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00532. eCollection 2018.

43.

Publisher Correction: Discordant congenital Zika syndrome twins show differential in vitro viral susceptibility of neural progenitor cells.

Caires-Júnior LC, Goulart E, Melo US, Araujo BHS, Alvizi L, Soares-Schanoski A, de Oliveira DF, Kobayashi GS, Griesi-Oliveira K, Musso CM, Amaral MS, daSilva LF, Astray RM, Suárez-Patiño SF, Ventini DC, da Silva SG, Yamamoto GL, Ezquina S, Naslavsky MS, Telles-Silva KA, Weinmann K, van der Linden V, van der Linden H, de Oliveira JRM, Arrais NMR, Melo A, Figueiredo T, Santos S, Meira JGC, Passos SD, de Almeida RP, Bispo AJB, Cavalheiro EA, Kalil J, Cunha-Neto E, Nakaya H, Andreata-Santos R, de Souza Ferreira LC, Verjovski-Almeida S, Ho PL, Passos-Bueno MR, Zatz M.

Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 13;9(1):1114. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03497-1.

44.

Role of Hand Hygiene Ambassador and Implementation of Directly Observed Hand Hygiene Among Residents in Residential Care Homes for the Elderly in Hong Kong.

Cheng VCC, Chen H, Wong SC, Chen JHK, Ng WC, So SYC, Chan TC, Wong SCY, Ho PL, Mody L, Chan FHW, Wong ATY, Yuen KY.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 May;39(5):571-577. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.21. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

45.

Validation of an advanced analytical procedure applied to the measurement of environmental radioactivity.

Thanh TT, Vuong LQ, Ho PL, Chuong HD, Nguyen VH, Tao CV.

J Environ Radioact. 2018 Apr;184-185:109-113. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2017.12.020.

PMID:
29407639
46.

Discordant congenital Zika syndrome twins show differential in vitro viral susceptibility of neural progenitor cells.

Caires-Júnior LC, Goulart E, Melo US, Araujo BHS, Alvizi L, Soares-Schanoski A, de Oliveira DF, Kobayashi GS, Griesi-Oliveira K, Musso CM, Amaral MS, daSilva LF, Astray RM, Suárez-Patiño SF, Ventini DC, Gomes da Silva S, Yamamoto GL, Ezquina S, Naslavsky MS, Telles-Silva KA, Weinmann K, van der Linden V, van der Linden H, de Oliveira JRM, Arrais NMR, Melo A, Figueiredo T, Santos S, Meira JGC, Passos SD, de Almeida RP, Bispo AJB, Cavalheiro EA, Kalil J, Cunha-Neto E, Nakaya H, Andreata-Santos R, de Souza Ferreira LC, Verjovski-Almeida S, Ho PL, Passos-Bueno MR, Zatz M.

Nat Commun. 2018 Feb 2;9(1):475. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02790-9. Erratum in: Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 13;9(1):1114.

47.

Development of vaccines against Zika virus.

Poland GA, Kennedy RB, Ovsyannikova IG, Palacios R, Ho PL, Kalil J.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Jul;18(7):e211-e219. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30063-X. Epub 2018 Jan 26. Review.

PMID:
29396004
48.

Bismuth antimicrobial drugs serve as broad-spectrum metallo-β-lactamase inhibitors.

Wang R, Lai TP, Gao P, Zhang H, Ho PL, Woo PC, Ma G, Kao RY, Li H, Sun H.

Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 30;9(1):439. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-02828-6.

49.

IncX3 Epidemic Plasmid Carrying blaNDM-5 in Escherichia coli from Swine in Multiple Geographic Areas in China.

Ho PL, Wang Y, Liu MC, Lai EL, Law PY, Cao H, Chow KH.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 23;62(3). pii: e02295-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02295-17. Print 2018 Mar.

50.

The potential of herbs and spices to reduce lipid oxidation during heating and gastrointestinal digestion of a beef product.

Van Hecke T, Ho PL, Goethals S, De Smet S.

Food Res Int. 2017 Dec;102:785-792. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.09.090. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

PMID:
29196013

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