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1.

Are reusable blood collection tube holders the culprit for nosocomial hepatitis C virus transmission?

Tsang DNC, Ip M, Chan PKS, Ching PTY, Lam HS, Seto WH.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Feb;40(2):250-251. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.302. No abstract available.

PMID:
30698136
2.

Determinants of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevalence in the Asia-Pacific region: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lim WW, Wu P, Bond HS, Wong JY, Ni K, Seto WH, Jit M, Cowling BJ.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2019 Mar;16:17-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2018.08.014. Epub 2018 Aug 23. Review.

3.

Impact of antibiotic stewardship programmes in Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lee CF, Cowling BJ, Feng S, Aso H, Wu P, Fukuda K, Seto WH.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Apr 1;73(4):844-851. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx492.

4.

Use of interferon gamma release assay to assess latent tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers in Hong Kong.

Tsang DN, Lai CK, Yam WC, Chan JW, Mok YW, Seto WH, Fung SC, Chu CM, Lam BH, Ng TK.

Hong Kong Med J. 2015 Dec;21 Suppl 7:S22-5. No abstract available.

5.

Quantification of Influenza Virus RNA in Aerosols in Patient Rooms.

Leung NH, Zhou J, Chu DK, Yu H, Lindsley WG, Beezhold DH, Yen HL, Li Y, Seto WH, Peiris JS, Cowling BJ.

PLoS One. 2016 Feb 5;11(2):e0148669. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148669. eCollection 2016.

6.

Impact of the first hand sanitizing relay world record on compliance with hand hygiene in a hospital.

Seto WH, Cowling BJ, Cheung CW, Wong CY, Ching PT, Pittet D, Chen RC.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Mar 1;43(3):295-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.12.004.

7.

Breaking a Guinness World Record on Hand Sanitizing Relay, initiating a call for vital research in overcoming campaign fatigue for hand hygiene.

Seto WH, Li KH, Cheung CW, Ching PT, Cowling BJ.

Version 2. F1000Res. 2014 Oct 3 [revised 2015 Jan 1];3:234. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.5403.2. eCollection 2014.

8.

Airborne transmission and precautions: facts and myths.

Seto WH.

J Hosp Infect. 2015 Apr;89(4):225-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2014.11.005. Epub 2014 Dec 13. Review.

PMID:
25578684
9.

Determinants of an effective antibiotic campaign: Lessons from Hong Kong.

Ho ML, Cowling BJ, Seto WH, Wong LC, Wong TY.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Dec;2(4):334-337. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Aug 29.

PMID:
27873698
10.

Authors' Reply. MERS-CoV, surgical mask and N95 respirators.

Chung JS, Ling ML, Seto WH, Ang BS, Tambyah PA.

Singapore Med J. 2014 Sep;55(9):507. No abstract available.

11.

High burden of antimicrobial drug resistance in Asia.

Lai CC, Lee K, Xiao Y, Ahmad N, Veeraraghavan B, Thamlikitkul V, Tambyah PA, Nelwan RH, Shibl AM, Wu JJ, Seto WH, Hsueh PR.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Sep;2(3):141-147. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2014.02.007. Epub 2014 Mar 28. Review.

PMID:
27873720
12.

Debate on MERS-CoV respiratory precautions: surgical mask or N95 respirators?

Chung SJ, Ling ML, Seto WH, Ang BS, Tambyah PA.

Singapore Med J. 2014 Jun;55(6):294-7.

13.

Years of life lost in the first wave of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Hong Kong.

Zhou Y, Lau EH, Ip DK, Nishiura H, Leung GM, Seto WH, Cowling BJ.

Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 15;178(8):1313-8. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt120. Epub 2013 Aug 26.

14.

Hand hygiene promotion and the participation of infection control link nurses: an effective innovation to overcome campaign fatigue.

Seto WH, Yuen SW, Cheung CW, Ching PT, Cowling BJ, Pittet D.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 Dec;41(12):1281-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.04.011. Epub 2013 Jul 23.

PMID:
23890375
15.

Infection prevention and control measures for acute respiratory infections in healthcare settings: an update.

Seto WH, Conly JM, Pessoa-Silva CL, Malik M, Eremin S.

East Mediterr Health J. 2013;19 Suppl 1:S39-47. Review.

16.

Effectiveness of multifaceted hand hygiene interventions in long-term care facilities in Hong Kong: a cluster-randomized controlled trial.

Ho ML, Seto WH, Wong LC, Wong TY.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Aug;33(8):761-7. doi: 10.1086/666740. Epub 2012 Jun 20.

PMID:
22759542
17.

The Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on the Viability of the SARS Coronavirus.

Chan KH, Peiris JS, Lam SY, Poon LL, Yuen KY, Seto WH.

Adv Virol. 2011;2011:734690. doi: 10.1155/2011/734690. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

18.

Seroprevalence of pandemic H1N1 antibody among health care workers in Hong Kong following receipt of monovalent 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine.

Zhou Y, Ng DM, Seto WH, Ip DK, Kwok HK, Ma ES, Ng S, Lau LL, Peiris JS, Cowling BJ.

PLoS One. 2011;6(11):e27169. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027169. Epub 2011 Nov 10.

19.

Clinical and nonclinical health care workers faced a similar risk of acquiring 2009 pandemic H1N1 infection.

Seto WH, Cowling BJ, Lam HS, Ching PT, To ML, Pittet D.

Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Aug 1;53(3):280-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir375.

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Seroprevalence of antibody to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 among healthcare workers after the first wave in Hong Kong.

Zhou Y, Ng DM, Seto WH, Ip DK, Kwok HK, Ma ES, Ng S, Lau LL, Wu JT, Peiris JS, Cowling BJ.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Aug;78(4):308-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.02.017. Epub 2011 Apr 17.

PMID:
21501896
22.

Society's failure to protect a precious resource: antibiotics.

Carlet J, Collignon P, Goldmann D, Goossens H, Gyssens IC, Harbarth S, Jarlier V, Levy SB, N'Doye B, Pittet D, Richtmann R, Seto WH, van der Meer JW, Voss A.

Lancet. 2011 Jul 23;378(9788):369-71. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60401-7. Epub 2011 Apr 7. No abstract available.

PMID:
21477855
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Educating healthcare workers to optimal hand hygiene practices: addressing the need.

Mathai E, Allegranzi B, Seto WH, Chraïti MN, Sax H, Larson E, Pittet D.

Infection. 2010 Oct;38(5):349-56. doi: 10.1007/s15010-010-0047-7. Epub 2010 Sep 21. Review.

PMID:
20857314
25.

Core components for infection prevention and control programs: a World Health Organization network report.

Seto WH, Otaíza F, Pessoa-Silva CL; World Health Organization Infection Prevention and Control Network.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Sep;31(9):948-50. doi: 10.1086/655833.

PMID:
20636135
26.

Epidemiology and clonality of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii from a healthcare region in Hong Kong.

Ho PL, Ho AY, Chow KH, Lai EL, Ching P, Seto WH.

J Hosp Infect. 2010 Apr;74(4):358-64. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2009.10.015. Epub 2010 Feb 12.

PMID:
20153548
27.

Hand hygiene and virus transmission.

Cowling BJ, Leung GM, Seto WH.

CMAJ. 2009 Nov 10;181(10):716. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.109-2031. No abstract available.

28.

Antimicrobial stewardship program directed at broad-spectrum intravenous antibiotics prescription in a tertiary hospital.

Cheng VC, To KK, Li IW, Tang BS, Chan JF, Kwan S, Mak R, Tai J, Ching P, Ho PL, Seto WH.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Dec;28(12):1447-56. doi: 10.1007/s10096-009-0803-8. Epub 2009 Sep 1.

PMID:
19727869
29.

Factors affecting QuickVue Influenza A + B rapid test performance in the community setting.

Cheng CK, Cowling BJ, Chan KH, Fang VJ, Seto WH, Yung R, Uyeki TM, Houck PM, Peiris JS, Leung GM.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Sep;65(1):35-41. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2009.05.003.

PMID:
19679233
30.

Facemasks and hand hygiene to prevent influenza transmission in households: a cluster randomized trial.

Cowling BJ, Chan KH, Fang VJ, Cheng CK, Fung RO, Wai W, Sin J, Seto WH, Yung R, Chu DW, Chiu BC, Lee PW, Chiu MC, Lee HC, Uyeki TM, Houck PM, Peiris JS, Leung GM.

Ann Intern Med. 2009 Oct 6;151(7):437-46. Epub 2009 Aug 3.

PMID:
19652172
31.

Nurses and physicians' perceptions of the importance and impact of healthcare-associated infections and hand hygiene: a multi-center exploratory study in Hong Kong.

Tai JW, Mok ES, Ching PT, Seto WH, Pittet D.

Infection. 2009 Aug;37(4):320-33. doi: 10.1007/s15010-009-8245-x. Epub 2009 Jul 27.

PMID:
19636497
32.

Preliminary findings of a randomized trial of non-pharmaceutical interventions to prevent influenza transmission in households.

Cowling BJ, Fung RO, Cheng CK, Fang VJ, Chan KH, Seto WH, Yung R, Chiu B, Lee P, Uyeki TM, Houck PM, Peiris JS, Leung GM.

PLoS One. 2008 May 7;3(5):e2101. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002101.

33.

Use of antibody avidity assays for diagnosis of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection.

Chan KH, Sonnenberg K, Niedrig M, Lam SY, Pang CM, Chan KM, Ma SK, Seto WH, Peiris JS.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2007 Nov;14(11):1433-6. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

34.

How far droplets can move in indoor environments--revisiting the Wells evaporation-falling curve.

Xie X, Li Y, Chwang AT, Ho PL, Seto WH.

Indoor Air. 2007 Jun;17(3):211-25.

PMID:
17542834
35.

Epidemiology and genetic diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in residential care homes for elderly persons in Hong Kong.

Ho PL, Wang TK, Ching P, Mak GC, Lai E, Yam WC, Seto WH.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Jun;28(6):671-8. Epub 2007 Apr 19.

PMID:
17520539
36.

Comparative analytical sensitivities of six rapid influenza A antigen detection test kits for detection of influenza A subtypes H1N1, H3N2 and H5N1.

Chan KH, Lam SY, Puthavathana P, Nguyen TD, Long HT, Pang CM, Chan KM, Cheung CY, Seto WH, Peiris JS.

J Clin Virol. 2007 Feb;38(2):169-71. Epub 2006 Dec 27.

PMID:
17194622
37.

Behavioural considerations for hand hygiene practices: the basic building blocks.

Whitby M, Pessoa-Silva CL, McLaws ML, Allegranzi B, Sax H, Larson E, Seto WH, Donaldson L, Pittet D.

J Hosp Infect. 2007 Jan;65(1):1-8. Epub 2006 Dec 4. Review.

PMID:
17145101
38.

Possible case scenarios and logistic issues in H5N1 pandemic.

Tsang KW, Shim YS, Wong TK, Liam CK, Eng P, Lam WK, Seto WH.

Respirology. 2006 Sep;11(5):520-2. No abstract available.

PMID:
16916322
39.

Optimising antimicrobial prescription in hospitals by introducing an antimicrobial stewardship programme in Hong Kong: consensus statement.

Ho PL, Cheng JC, Ching PT, Kwan JK, Lim WW, Tong WC, Wu TC, Tse CW, Lam R, Yung R, Seto WH; Consensus Meeting Group on Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme.

Hong Kong Med J. 2006 Apr;12(2):141-8.

40.

Diagnostic application of genotypic identification of mycobacteria.

Yam WC, Yuen KY, Kam SY, Yiu LS, Chan KS, Leung CC, Tam CM, Ho PO, Yew WW, Seto WH, Ho PL.

J Med Microbiol. 2006 May;55(Pt 5):529-36.

PMID:
16585639
41.

Molecular characterization of isoniazid resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: identification of a novel mutation in inhA.

Leung ET, Ho PL, Yuen KY, Woo WL, Lam TH, Kao RY, Seto WH, Yam WC.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Mar;50(3):1075-8.

42.

Serological responses in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection and cross-reactivity with human coronaviruses 229E, OC43, and NL63.

Chan KH, Cheng VC, Woo PC, Lau SK, Poon LL, Guan Y, Seto WH, Yuen KY, Peiris JS.

Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2005 Nov;12(11):1317-21.

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An Asian study on the prevalence of atypical respiratory pathogens in community-acquired pneumonia.

Ngeow YF, Suwanjutha S, Chantarojanasriri T, Wang F, Saniel M, Alejandria M, Hsueh PR, Ping-Ing L, Park SC, Sohn JW, Aziah AM, Liu Y, Seto WH, Ngan CC, Hadiarto M, Hood A, Cheong YM.

Int J Infect Dis. 2005 May;9(3):144-53. Epub 2004 Nov 25.

45.

Clinical evaluation of real-time PCR assays for rapid diagnosis of SARS coronavirus during outbreak and post-epidemic periods.

Yam WC, Chan KH, Chow KH, Poon LL, Lam HY, Yuen KY, Seto WH, Peiris JS.

J Clin Virol. 2005 May;33(1):19-24.

PMID:
15797361
46.

Direct detection of rifampin-resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis in respiratory specimens by PCR-DNA sequencing.

Yam WC, Tam CM, Leung CC, Tong HL, Chan KH, Leung ET, Wong KC, Yew WW, Seto WH, Yuen KY, Ho PL.

J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Oct;42(10):4438-43.

47.

Fluoroquinolone and other antimicrobial resistance in invasive pneumococci, Hong Kong, 1995-2001.

Ho PL, Que TL, Chiu SS, Yung RW, Ng TK, Tsang DN, Seto WH, Lau YL.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 Jul;10(7):1250-7.

48.

Clinical, Laboratory, and Radiologic Manifestation of SARS.

Lai KN, Tsang KW, Seto WH, Ooi CG.

Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2004 Jun;6(3):213-219.

PMID:
15142485
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Effective personal protective clothing for health care workers attending patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome.

Wong TK, Chung JW, Li Y, Chan WF, Ching PT, Lam CH, Chow CB, Seto WH.

Am J Infect Control. 2004 Apr;32(2):90-6.

PMID:
15057200

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