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PCR-Based Method for Shigella flexneri Serotyping: International Multicenter Validation.

Brengi SP, Sun Q, Bolaños H, Duarte F, Jenkins C, Pichel M, Shahnaij M, Sowers EG, Strockbine N, Talukder KA, Derado G, Viñas MR, Kam KM, Xu J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Mar 28;57(4). pii: e01592-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01592-18. Print 2019 Apr.


Utility of GeneXpert in analysis of bronchoalveolar lavage samples from patients with suspected tuberculosis in an intermediate-burden setting.

To KW, Kam KM, Chan DPC, Yip WH, Chan KP, Lo R, Ng S, Ngai J, Lee SS.

J Infect. 2018 Oct;77(4):296-301. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2018.06.011. Epub 2018 Jun 30.


A systematic review of transmission dynamic studies of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in non-hospital residential facilities.

Kwok KO, Read JM, Tang A, Chen H, Riley S, Kam KM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 18;18(1):188. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3060-6.


Low cost automated whole smear microscopy screening system for detection of acid fast bacilli.

Law YN, Jian H, Lo NWS, Ip M, Chan MMY, Kam KM, Wu X.

PLoS One. 2018 Jan 22;13(1):e0190988. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190988. eCollection 2018.


Frameless stereotactic radiosurgery for brain metastases: a review of outcomes and prognostic scores evaluation.

Mok ST, Kam MK, Tsang WK, Poon DM, Loong HH, Yeung WM, Yeung TY, Yu J, Wong CK.

Hong Kong Med J. 2017 Dec;23(6):599-608. doi: 10.12809/hkmj166138. Epub 2017 Nov 10.


Feasibility and safety of extended adjuvant temozolomide beyond six cycles for patients with glioblastoma.

Hsieh SY, Chan DT, Kam MK, Loong HH, Tsang WK, Poon DM, Ng SC, Poon WS.

Hong Kong Med J. 2017 Dec;23(6):594-8. doi: 10.12809/hkmj165002. Epub 2017 Aug 11.


Insights into intercontinental spread of Zika virus.

Liang D, Leung RKK, Lee SS, Kam KM.

PLoS One. 2017 Apr 27;12(4):e0176710. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176710. eCollection 2017.


Assessing the risk of dengue virus transmission in a non-endemic city surrounded by endemic and hyperendemic areas.

Kwan TH, Lee SS, Chan DPC, Cheung M, Kam KM.

Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Feb;55:99-101. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.01.008. Epub 2017 Jan 16.


Ten-year review of survival and management of malignant glioma in Hong Kong.

Chan DT, Hsieh SY, Lau CK, Kam MK, Loong HH, Tsang WK, Poon DM, Poon WS.

Hong Kong Med J. 2017 Apr;23(2):134-9. doi: 10.12809/hkmj164879. Epub 2016 Dec 2.


Metagenomics of tuberculosis infection in Hong Kong.

Lam WY, Cheung MK, Fung WY, Law PT, Kam KM, Au CH, Nong WY, Hwang D, Chan RC, Kwan HS, Tsui SK.

Hong Kong Med J. 2016 Dec;22 Suppl 7(6):15-17. No abstract available.


Phylogenetic and Structural Significance of Dihydrofolate Synthase (folC) Mutations in Drug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Cheng VW, Leung KS, Kwok JS, Leung RK, Yang KY, Chan RC, Kam KM, Tsui SK.

Microb Drug Resist. 2016 Oct;22(7):545-551. Epub 2016 Apr 15.


Concurrent Outbreaks of Tuberculosis in a School and the Wider Community in Macau.

Chou KH, Kam KM, Ieong SK, Yip CW, Ip PK, Yew WW, Leung CC, Wong NS, Lau SM, Lee SS.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Dec;4(4):359-62. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piu031. Epub 2014 Apr 30.


Next generation genome sequencing reveals phylogenetic clades with different level of virulence among Salmonella Typhimurium clinical human isolates in Hong Kong.

Cheng CK, Cheung MK, Nong W, Law PT, Qin J, Ling JM, Kam KM, Cheung WM, Kwan HS.

BMC Genomics. 2015 Sep 14;16:688. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1900-y.


Policy Guidance on Drug-Susceptibility Testing (DST) of Second-Line Antituberculosis Drugs.

Barrera L, Cooreman E, de Dieu Iragena J, Drobniewski F, Duda P, Havelkova M, Hoffner S, Kam KM, Kim SJ, Labelle S, Lambregts K, Leimane V, Nunn P, Ramsay A, Raviglione M, Rich M, Ridderhof J, Rodrigues F, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Salfinger M, Scholten J, Selvakumar N, Shinnick T, Shul'gina M, Šķenders G, Sloutsky A, Small P, Van Deun A, Varaine F, Yagui M, Vincent V, Weyer K, Wright A, Zignol M.

Geneva: World Health Organization; 2008.


Multicenter Evaluation of the Molecular Line Probe Assay for Multidrug Resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Detection in China.

Li Q, Dong HY, Pang Y, Xia H, Ou XC, Zhang ZY, Li JC, Zhang JK, Huan ST, Chin DP, Kam KM, Zhao YL.

Biomed Environ Sci. 2015 Jun;28(6):464-7. doi: 10.3967/bes2015.066.


Treatment for preventing tuberculosis in children and adolescents: a randomized clinical trial of a 3-month, 12-dose regimen of a combination of rifapentine and isoniazid.

Villarino ME, Scott NA, Weis SE, Weiner M, Conde MB, Jones B, Nachman S, Oliveira R, Moro RN, Shang N, Goldberg SV, Sterling TR; International Maternal Pediatric and Adolescents AIDS Clinical Trials Group; Tuberculosis Trials Consortium.

JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Mar;169(3):247-55. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3158. Erratum in: JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Sep;169(9):878.


Cost-effectiveness analysis of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for rapid diagnosis of suspected tuberculosis in an intermediate burden area.

You JH, Lui G, Kam KM, Lee NL.

J Infect. 2015 Apr;70(4):409-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2014.12.015. Epub 2015 Jan 6.


Comparative genomic analysis of clinical and environmental strains provides insight into the pathogenicity and evolution of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

Li L, Wong HC, Nong W, Cheung MK, Law PT, Kam KM, Kwan HS.

BMC Genomics. 2014 Dec 18;15:1135. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-1135.


A feasibility study of the Xpert MTB/RIF test at the peripheral level laboratory in China.

Ou X, Xia H, Li Q, Pang Y, Wang S, Zhao B, Song Y, Zhou Y, Zheng Y, Zhang Z, Zhang Z, Li J, Dong H, Chi J, Zhang J, Kam KM, Huan S, Jun Y, Chin DP, Zhao Y.

Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Feb;31:41-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2014.09.011. Epub 2014 Oct 30.


Xpert Mtb/Rif Assay for Rapid Diagnosis in Patients with Suspected Tuberculosis in Hong Kong - a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.

You J, Lui G, Kam KM, Lee N.

Value Health. 2014 Nov;17(7):A678. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2014.08.2524. Epub 2014 Oct 26. No abstract available.


Molecular and phenotypic characterization of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates resistant to kanamycin, amikacin, and capreomycin in China.

Zhang Z, Liu M, Wang Y, Pang Y, Kam KM, Zhao Y.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Nov;33(11):1959-66. doi: 10.1007/s10096-014-2144-5. Epub 2014 Jun 7.


Second worldwide proficiency study on variable number of tandem repeats typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.

de Beer JL, Ködmön C, van Ingen J, Supply P, van Soolingen D; Global Network for Molecular Surveillance of Tuberculosis 2010.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 May;18(5):594-600. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0531.


Diagnostic accuracy of the PURE-LAMP test for pulmonary tuberculosis at the county-level laboratory in China.

Ou X, Li Q, Xia H, Pang Y, Wang S, Zhao B, Song Y, Zhou Y, Zheng Y, Zhang Z, Zhang Z, Li J, Dong H, Zhang J, Kam KM, Chi J, Huan S, Chin DP, Zhao Y.

PLoS One. 2014 May 1;9(5):e94544. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094544. eCollection 2014.


Microscopic observation drug susceptibility (MODS): where are we going?

Kam KM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Feb;18(2):127. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0777. No abstract available.


Use of cerebrospinal fluid enzyme immunoassay for diagnosis of neurosyphilis.

Chan Y, Yeung KH, Ho HF, Ho KM, Tin-Keung Lam E, Leung WL, Kam KM.

Int J STD AIDS. 2014 Jul;25(8):571-8. doi: 10.1177/0956462413515452. Epub 2013 Dec 11.


First proficiency testing of second-line anti-tuberculosis drug susceptibility testing in 12 provinces of China.

Jiang GL, Chen X, Song Y, Zhao Y, Huang H, Kam KM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Nov;17(11):1491-4. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0275.


Use of the INNO-LIA syphilis score assay in the resolution of discordant positive screening enzyme immunoassay results for the serological diagnosis of syphilis.

Lam TK, Lau HY, Lee YP, Fung SM, Leung WL, Kam KM.

Int J STD AIDS. 2014 Jan;25(1):52-6. doi: 10.1177/0956462413491938. Epub 2013 Jul 19.


Cost-effectiveness comparison of Genechip and conventional drug susceptibility test for detecting multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in China.

Pang Y, Li Q, Ou X, Sohn H, Zhang Z, Li J, Xia H, Kam KM, O'Brien RJ, Chi J, Huan S, Chin DP, Zhao YL.

PLoS One. 2013 Jul 23;8(7):e69267. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069267. Print 2013.


In vitro activities of PNU-100480 and linezolid against drug-susceptible and drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates.

Yip PC, Kam KM, Lam ET, Chan RC, Yew WW.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2013 Jul;42(1):96-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2013.03.002. Epub 2013 May 15. No abstract available.


Development of an ICR mouse bioassay for toxicity evaluation in neurotoxic poisoning toxins-contaminated shellfish.

Wong CK, Hung P, Kam KM.

Biomed Environ Sci. 2013 May;26(5):346-64. doi: 10.3967/0895-3988.2013.05.004.


Multicenter evaluation of genechip for detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Pang Y, Xia H, Zhang Z, Li J, Dong Y, Li Q, Ou X, Song Y, Wang Y, O'Brien R, Kam KM, Chi J, Huan S, Chin DP, Zhao Y.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jun;51(6):1707-13. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03436-12. Epub 2013 Mar 20.


Association of polymorphisms in the Chr18q11.2 locus with tuberculosis in Chinese population.

Wang X, Tang NL, Leung CC, Kam KM, Yew WW, Tam CM, Chan CY.

Hum Genet. 2013 Jun;132(6):691-5. doi: 10.1007/s00439-013-1282-7. Epub 2013 Mar 3.


Sputum microbiota in tuberculosis as revealed by 16S rRNA pyrosequencing.

Cheung MK, Lam WY, Fung WY, Law PT, Au CH, Nong W, Kam KM, Kwan HS, Tsui SK.

PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54574. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054574. Epub 2013 Jan 24.


A pilot external quality assurance programme for line-probe assay detection of anti-tuberculosis drug resistance.

Leung KL, Yip CW, Tang HS, Lai YW, Lam TK, Kam KM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Feb;17(2):262-6. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0533. Epub 2012 Dec 14.


Multicentre evaluation of Ziehl-Neelsen and light-emitting diode fluorescence microscopy in China.

Xia H, Song YY, Zhao B, Kam KM, O'Brien RJ, Zhang ZY, Sohn H, Wang W, Zhao YL.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Jan;17(1):107-12. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0184.


Draft genome sequence of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium ST1660/06, a multidrug-resistant clinical strain isolated from a diarrheic patient.

Li L, Cheng CK, Cheung MK, Law PT, Ling JM, Kam KM, Cheung WM, Kwan HS.

J Bacteriol. 2012 Nov;194(22):6319-20. doi: 10.1128/JB.01593-12.


Atypical mycobacterial exit-site infection and peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients on prophylactic exit-site gentamicin cream.

Lo MW, Mak SK, Wong YY, Lo KC, Chan SF, Tong GM, Lo KY, Wong PN, Tse CW, Kam KM, Wong AK.

Perit Dial Int. 2013 May-Jun;33(3):267-72. doi: 10.3747/pdi.2011.00184. Epub 2012 Oct 2.


Transmission of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in a metropolitan city.

Leung EC, Leung CC, Kam KM, Yew WW, Chang KC, Leung WM, Tam CM.

Eur Respir J. 2013 Apr;41(4):901-8. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00071212. Epub 2012 Aug 9.


Cervical spinal osteosarcoma in an adolescent.

Chan KY, Sun TF, Kam KM, Shing MK, Poon WS.

J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Aug;19(8):1172-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2011.09.035. Epub 2012 Jun 1.


Random blinded rechecking of sputum acid-fast bacilli smear using fluorescence microscopy: 8 years' experience.

Yip CW, Chan MY, Cheung WF, Yu KW, Tang HS, Kam KM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012;16(3):398-401. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0330.


Standardization and international multicenter validation of a PulseNet pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping Shigella flexneri isolates.

Pichel M, Brengi SP, Cooper KL, Ribot EM, Al-Busaidy S, Araya P, Fernández J, Vaz TI, Kam KM, Morcos M, Nielsen EM, Nadon C, Pimentel G, Pérez-Gutiérrez E, Gerner-Smidt P, Binsztein N; Shigella flexneri PulseNet PFGE Protocol Working Group.

Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012 May;9(5):418-24. doi: 10.1089/fpd.2011.1067. Epub 2012 Apr 16.


A cost-effective and universal strategy for complete prokaryotic genomic sequencing proposed by computer simulation.

Jiang J, Li J, Kwan HS, Au CH, Wan Law PT, Li L, Kam KM, Lun Ling JM, Leung FC.

BMC Res Notes. 2012 Jan 31;5:80. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-80.


First worldwide proficiency study on variable-number tandem-repeat typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains.

de Beer JL, Kremer K, Ködmön C, Supply P, van Soolingen D; Global Network for the Molecular Surveillance of Tuberculosis 2009.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Mar;50(3):662-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00607-11. Epub 2011 Dec 14.


Rapid molecular identification of mycobacterial species in positive culture isolates using the biochip test.

Pang Y, Zhou Y, Wang S, Tan Y, Yue J, Zhao B, Wang L, Zhao Y, Kam KM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Dec;15(12):1680-5. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0061.


Cluster analysis of toxins profile pattern as a tool for tracing shellfish contaminated with PSP-toxins.

Wong CK, Hung P, Ng HC, Lee SY, Kam KM.

Environ Res. 2011 Nov;111(8):1083-90. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2011.06.013. Epub 2011 Jul 22.


Methodological issues in quantifying the magnitude of the tuberculosis problem in a prison population.

Rieder HL, Anderson C, Dara M, Hauer B, Helbling P, Kam KM, Zwahlen M.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 May;15(5):662-7. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0433.


Antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens causing cystitis in women.

Ho PL, Yuen KY, Lam RM, Kam KM.

Hong Kong Med J. 2011 Feb;17 Suppl 2:21-3. No abstract available.


Role of whole-blood interferon-gamma release assay in the diagnosis of smear-negative tuberculosis.

Leung EC, Leung CC, Leung WW, Kam KM, Yew WW, Lee SN, Tam CM.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2010 Dec;14(12):1564-70.


Usefulness of resistant gene markers for predicting treatment outcome on second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs.

Leung KL, Yip CW, Yeung YL, Wong KL, Chan WY, Chan MY, Kam KM.

J Appl Microbiol. 2010 Dec;109(6):2087-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2010.04840.x. Epub 2010 Sep 21.

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