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Initial viral load and the outcomes of SARS134
Evaluation of the commercially available LightMix® Modular E-gene kit using clinical and proficiency testing specimens for SARS-CoV-2 detection45
The Water Exchange Method for Colonoscopy-effect of Coaching63
Epidemiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease from 1981 to 2014: Results from a Territory-Wide Population-Based Registry in Hong Kong134
Evaluation of the impact of COVID-19 vaccines on thyroid function and autoimmunity and the potential influence of pre-existing thyroid autoimmunity on neutralizing antibody responses1
Ketamine-induced cholangiopathy: A case report111
The impact of childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunisation on all-cause pneumonia admissions in Hong Kong: A 14-year population-based interrupted time series analysis34
Multi-drug resistance organisms: management and infection control33
Evidence of serologic activity in chronic hepatitis B after surface antigen (HBsAg) seroclearance documented by conventional HBsAg assay171
Virological and clinico-pathological factors in predicting recurrence of Hepatitis B related hepatocellular carcinoma after surgical resection74
Topical imiquimod before intradermal trivalent influenza vaccine for protection against heterologous non-vaccine and antigenically drifted viruses: a single-centre, double-blind, randomised, controlled phase 2b/3 trial168
Promoter hypermethylation and histone hypoacetylation contribute to pancreatic-duodenal homeobox 1 silencing in gastric cancer145
SARS-CoV-2 infects human neural progenitor cells and brain organoids50
Update on helicobacter pylori infection18
High prediction of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) seroclearance at 3 years of follow-up by measuring HBsAg titers46
Clinical trial: Levofloxacin-based quadruple therapy was inferior to traditional quadruple therapy in the treatment of resistant Helicobacter pylori infection203
Temporal Patterns of Hepatic Dysfunction and Disease Severity in Patients with SARS [4]185
A nurse-delivered brief health education intervention to improve pneumococcal vaccination rate among older patients with chronic diseases: A cluster randomized controlled trial135
Insights from a Prospective Follow-up of Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity among COVID-19 Survivors16
Anti-ganglioside antibodies were not detected in human subjects infected with or vaccinated against 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus225
A prospective follow-up study of thyroid function and autoimmunity following mRNA and inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccination1
Factors affecting stability and infectivity of SARS-CoV-257
Budget impact and cost-effectiveness analyses of direct-acting antivirals for chronic hepatitis C virus infection in Hong Kong65
Dose sparing intradermal trivalent influenza (2010/2011) vaccination overcome reduced immunogenicity of the 2009 H1N1 strain117
Development and Validation of Risk Prediction Models for COVID-19 Positivity in a Hospital Setting68
Relative rates of non-pneumonic SARS coronavirus infection and SARS coronavirus pneumonia338
Absence of Vaccine-enhanced Disease With Unexpected Positive Protection Against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) by Inactivated Vaccine Given Within 3 Days of Virus Challenge in Syrian Hamster Model20
Pulmonary and extrapulmonary complications of human rhinovirus infection in critically ill patients89
A prospective randomized trial with 7-day nitrofurantoin-containing regime for third-line helicobacter pylori eradication128
Convalscent plasma and IVIG for treatment of severe influenza12
Review of first 36 cases of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase–producing Enterobacteriaceae in Hong Kong69
Efficacy of combined influenza and 23-valent Polysaccharide Pneumococcal Vaccines in chronic smoker42
Intra-host non-synonymous diversity at a neutralizing antibody epitope of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein N-terminal domain31
Avian Influenza A H7N9 Virus Induces Severe Pneumonia in Mice without Prior Adaptation and Responds to a Combination of Zanamivir and COX-2 Inhibitor129
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome203
Absence of nosocomial influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infection in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) era: Implication of universal masking in hospitals14
Control of hospital endemicity of multiple-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ST457 with directly observed hand hygiene167
Disseminated Infections with Talaromyces marneffei in Non-AIDS Patients Given Monoclonal Antibodies against CD20 and Kinase Inhibitors72
Identification of dominant ADCC epitopes on hemagglutinin antigen of pandemic H1N1 influenza virus56
Use of fluoroquinolones is the single most important risk factor for the high bacterial load in patients with nasal and gastrointestinal colonization by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii62
Epidemiology of colorectal cancer in Asia138
The Impact of Interferon Beta-1b Therapy on Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity Among COVID-19 Survivors16
Immunogenicity of Intradermal Trivalent Influenza Vaccine with Topical Imiquimod, a Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial63
Relationships between viral loads in Different Clinical Specimens and Manifestation of SARS17
Multilevel factors affecting healthcare workers’ perceived stress and risk of infection during COVID-19 pandemic69
Respiratory virus infection among hospitalized adult patients with or without clinically apparent respiratory infection: a prospective cohort study52
Five days quadruple versus clarithromycin containing triple therapy as empirical first and second-line treatment for helicobacter pylori eradication: a randomized crossover trial131
Update on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infection13
Mitochondrial Dysfunction Associates With Acute T Lymphocytopenia and Impaired Functionality in COVID-19 Patients17
Topical imiquimod before intradermal hepatitis B vaccination in patients on dialysis 40
Evolution of pneumococcal disease prevention17
Immunogenicity, safety and tolerability of intradermal influenza vaccines55
Clinical progression and viral load in a community outbreak of coronavirus-associated SARS pneumonia: A prospective study247
High hepatitis B surface antigen levels predict insignificant fibrosis in hepatitis B e antigen positive chronic hepatitis B71
Quality of life in patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux188
Risk Factors and Post-Resection Independent Predictive Score for the Recurrence of Hepatitis B-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma89
Association between angiotensin blockade and COVID-19 severity in Hong Kong26
SARS-CoV-2 shedding and seroconversion among passengers quarantined after disembarking a cruise ship: a case series34
Triple combination of interferon beta-1b, lopinavir–ritonavir, and ribavirin in the treatment of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19: an open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial146
Fatal interaction between clarithromycin and colchicina in patients with renal insufficiency: a retrospective study47
Melioidosis in Hong Kong1039
A large case-control study on the predictability of hepatitis B surface antigen levels three years before hepatitis B surface antigen seroclearance214
Artificial intelligence mobile health platform for early detection of COVID-19 in quarantine subjects using a wearable biosensor: protocol for a randomised controlled trial80
Use of antimicrobials in special patient groups10
Vaccination in patients with chronic kidney disease—Review of current recommendations and recent advances23
Delayed clearance of viral load and marked cytokine activation in severe cases of pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza virus infection264
Diagnostic Value of a SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Test Kit for Detection of Neutralizing Antibodies as a Point-of-Care Surveillance Test1
Patients with functional constipation do not have increased prevalence of colorectal cancer precursors [17]183
10-day sequential versus 10-day bismuth-containing quadruple therapy as empirical first-line treatment for helicobacter pylori: an open label randomized crossover trial82
A 10-year study reveals clinical and laboratory evidence for the 'semi-invasive' properties of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis117
Use of Nasopharyngeal Aspirate for Diagnosis of Pneumocystis Pneumonia61
Chemoprophylaxis in colorectal cancer: Current concepts and a practical algorithm for use166
Ongoing transmission of avian influenza A viruses in Hong Kong despite very comprehensive poultry control measures: A prospective seroepidemiology study97
A prospective randomized trial with 7-day nitrofurantoin-moxifloxacin containing regime for highly resistant Helicobacter pylori infection71
Viral Replication in the Nasopharynx Is Associated with Diarrhea in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome133
Specific Prevention Measures for Stomach Health Care - Helicobacter Pylori Eradication for Gastric Cancer Prevention16
China experience on H7N9 infection19
Serum hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) kinetics in hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg)-negative chronic hepatitis B87
Identification of XAF1 as a novel cell cycle regulator through modulating G 2/M checkpoint and interaction with checkpoint kinase 1 in gastrointestinal cancer181
Role of vaccines in Asthma and COPD20
Changes of HBsAg and HBV DNA levels in Chinese chronic hepatitis B patients after 5 years of entecavir treatment80
Population-based estimates of the burden of pneumonia hospitalizations in Hong Kong, 2011–201549
Consistent Detection of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Saliva49
Infection control challenges in setting up community isolation and treatment facilities for patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Implementation of directly observed environmental disinfection14
Prevalence of influenza vaccination and associated factors among Chinese nursing home health care workers19
High incidence of severe influenza among individuals over 50 years of age291
Adult-onset immunodeficiency due to anti-interferon-gamma autoantibody in mainland Chinese81
Development and Evaluation of Novel and Highly Sensitive Single-Tube Nested Real-Time RT-PCR Assays for SARS-CoV-2 Detection16
Safety of an inactivated, whole-virion COVID-19 vaccine (CoronaVac) in people aged 60 years or older in Hong Kong: a modified self-controlled case series7
Screening of occult HBV infection in blood donors in Hong Kong using nucleic acid testing188
Normal values of 24-hour combined esophageal multichannel intraluminal impedance and pH monitoring in the Chinese population159
Multipronged infection control strategy to achieve zero nosocomial coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases among Hong Kong healthcare workers in the first 300 days of the pandemic11
Reduction of hepatitis B core related antigen by long term nucleoside nucleotide analogue therapy and its correlation with intrahepatic HBV DNA reduction248
Paradoxical deterioration during anti-tubercular treatment in a dialysis patient on maintenance steroid therapy91
Role of lopinavir/ritonavir in the treatment of SARS: Initial virological and clinical findings179
Association between famotidine use and COVID-19 severity in Hong Kong: a territory-wide study42
Prostaglandin E2-mediated impairment of innate immune response to A(H1N1)pdm09 infection in diet-induced obese mice could be restored by paracetamol90
COVID-19 and Hong Kong Hospital Operations with Prof. Ivan Hung7
New high definition Narrow Band Imaging versus Conventional White Light Colonoscopy for detection of colorectal adenomas in symptomatic patients: a randomized controlled trial with tandem colonoscopy35
Concurrent comparison of epidemiology, clinical presentation and outcome between adult patients suffering from the pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus and the seasonal influenza A virus infection122
Insights From Prospective Follow-up Of Thyroid Function And Autoimmunity Among Covid-19 Survivors22
Mutational analysis for Wilson's disease197
Detection of pneumocystis jirovecii in adult patients with acute and chronic respiratory tract infections135
Temporal profiles of viral load in posterior oropharyngeal saliva samples and serum antibody responses during infection by SARS-CoV-2: an observational cohort study91
Rhinovirus Respiratory Tract Infection In Hospitalized Adult Patients Is Associated With TH2 Response Irrespective Of Asthma66
The impact of spike N501Y mutation on neutralizing activity and RBD binding of SARS-CoV-2 convalescent serum21
Saliva as a diagnostic specimen for testing respiratory virus by a point-of-care molecular assay: a diagnostic validity study262
Proton pump inhibitors - a sting in the tale?114
HBsAg Seroclearance in Chronic Hepatitis B in Asian Patients: Replicative Level and Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma214
Containment of Clostridium difficile infection without reduction in antimicrobial use in Hong Kong95
International Forum on the Collection and Use of COVID‐19 Convalescent Plasma: Protocols, Challenges and Lessons Learned: Summary6
A pilot study of short course intramuscular ertapenam in the eradication of highly resistant helicobacter pylori infection29
Global consumption trend of antifungal agents in humans from 2008 to 2018: data from 65 middle- and high-income countries2
Triple Therapy11
Estimating infection attack rates and severity in real-time during an influenza pandemic186
High-Dose Pulse Versus Nonpulse Corticosteroid Regimens in Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome223
Recurrence of hepatitis B-related hepatocellular carcinoma is associated with high viral load at the time of resection116
Head-to-head comparison of practice with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography computer and mechanical simulators by experienced endoscopists and trainees185
Antibody Response of Combination of BNT162b2 and CoronaVac Platforms of COVID-19 Vaccines against Omicron Variant1
High Mortality Associated with Parainfluenza Virus Infection in Hospitalized Adults43
Insertion and care of percutaneous gastrostomy16
The unmasking of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia during reversal of immunosuppression: Case reports and literature review124
Serologic and virologic kinetics after stopping nucleoside analogue therapy in hepatitis B surface antigen (HBSAG) seroclearance531
Unexpectedly Higher Morbidity and Mortality of Hospitalized Elderly Patients Associated with Rhinovirus Compared with Influenza Virus Respiratory Tract Infection85
Lipid metabolites as potential diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for acute community acquired pneumonia86
Management of sick patients in medical ward: PEG Care17
Evaluating the use of posterior oropharyngeal saliva in a point-of-care assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-217
Long term rebleeding in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding after first deep enteroscopy39
Clarithromycin-amoxycillin-containing triple therapy: A valid empirical first-line treatment for helicobacter pylori eradication in Hong Kong?328
A pilot project on medical students as peer tutors: Perspectives from stakeholders73
Triple combination of FDA-approved drugs including flufenamic acid, clarithromycin and zanamivir improves survival of severe influenza in mice59
Case of 'relapsing' COVID‐19 in a kidney transplant recipient19
Treatment of coronavirus disease 201915
XIAP-associated factor 1 (XAF1), a novel target of p53, enhances p53-mediated apoptosis via post-translational modification147
Air and environmental sampling for SARS-CoV-2 around hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)90
Burden of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in patients prescribed Dabigatran for stroke prevention74
Update on the Eradication of Helicobacter Pylori Infection13
Intravenous injection of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine can induce acute myopericarditis in mouse model68
Topical imiquimod before intradermal hepatitis B vaccination overcome hypo-responsiveness in chronic renal failure patients on dialysis, a double blind randomised controlled trial61
Comparative analysis of patients with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis: a ten-year retrospective study20
Proactive infection control measures to prevent nosocomial transmission of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in Hong Kong59
Viral Infections, an Overview with a Focus on Prevention of Transmission135
Phylogenomic analysis of COVID-19 summer and winter outbreaks in Hong Kong: An observational study24
Development of Graves' Disease After SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccination: A Case Report and Literature Review59
Burden of Influenza in the different age groups14
Management of viral hepatitis A, C, D and E in pregnancy17
Prevalence of past or current Hepatitis B infection and factors for non-vaccination in Chinese patients with inflammatory bowel diseases27
Combination therapy with an antiviral, macrolide, and naproxen5
Updates on Influenza Vaccination20
A sensitive and specific competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for serodiagnosis of COVID-19 in animals30
Functional status of older nursing home residents can affect the efficacy of influenza vaccination.52
XIAP-associated factor 1 interacts with and attenuates the trans-activity of four and a Half LIM protein 2134
Effect of clinical and virological parameters on the level of neutralizing antibody against pandemic influenza A virus H1N1 2009179
A detailed longitudinal study of infection attack rates among healthy adults in Hong Kong during the epidemic of the human swine influenza A/H1N1 virus in 2009169
Immunogenicity and Safety of Intradermal Trivalent Influenza Vaccination in Nursing Home Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial.59
The infection attack rate and severity of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in Hong Kong340
New Guidelines on the Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease in Adults - An Interactive Forum16
Divergent effects of antibiotics on development of colon and rectal cancer after baseline colonoscopy negative for cancer: a territory-wide study42
Clinical deterioration in community acquired infections associated with lymphocyte upsurge in immunocompetent hosts174
Impact of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Variant-Associated Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) Mutations on the Susceptibility to Serum Antibodies Elicited by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection or Vaccination23
Overview of current influenza management guidelines in Hong Kong6
Short- and Potential Long-term Adverse Health Outcomes of COVID-19: A Rapid Review84
Early Treatment of High-Risk Hospitalized Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Patients With a Combination of Interferon Beta-1b and Remdesivir: A Phase 2 Open-label Randomized Controlled Trial1
Higher SARS-CoV-2 viral loads correlated with smaller thyroid volumes on ultrasound among male COVID-19 survivors22
Improved Detection of Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 by Microsphere-Based Antibody Assay13
Factors Associated with Seasonal Influenza Vaccination in Chinese Nursing Home Older Adults54
Rifaximin for the treatment of functional dyspepsia: a double-blinded randomized placebo-controlled trial228
The Independent Association of TSH and Free Triiodothyronine Levels With Lymphocyte Counts Among COVID-19 Patients11
Mitochondrial regulation of acute extrafollicular B‐cell responses to COVID‐19 severity11
Innate immune defect predisposing to severe influenza in a Chinese population21
Post‐Covid‐19‐vaccination adverse events and healthcare utilization among individuals with or without previous SARS‐CoV‐2 infection78
From SARS to influenza pandemics, what have we learnt?8
Development of a Novel, Genome Subtraction-Derived, SARS-CoV-2-Specific COVID-19-nsp2 Real-Time RT-PCR Assay and Its Evaluation Using Clinical Specimens46
Different adenoma recurrence rates on surveillance colonoscopy in patients with right- or left-sided colonic cancer after curative colectomy104
Prevalence and time trend of intestinal metaplasia in Hong Kong179
Assessing the risks and benefits of treating Helicobacter pylori infection115
Treatment of gastric dysplasia and metaplasia by endoscopic radiofrequency ablation: a feasibility study99
Significant changes in liver stiffness measurements in patients with chronic hepatitis B: 3-year follow-up study123
Serum hepatitis B surface antigen (HBSAG) titers and HBV DNA levels in Hepatitis B E antigen (HBEAG)-negative chronic Hepatitis B: an interim analysis39
Trend of colorectal cancer in Hong Kong: 1983-2006136
HLA-DP and γ-interferon receptor-2 gene variants and their association with viral hepatitis activity in chronic hepatitis B infection68
A longitudinal study of infection attack rates among hospital outpatients in Hong Kong during the epidemic of the human swine influenza A/H1N1 virus in 2009 by tracking temporal changes in age-specific seroprevalence rates109
Novel Strategies for Influenza Vaccination18
Significance of HBV DNA levels at 12 weeks of telbivudine treatment and the 3 years treatment outcome166
Treatment of H1N1 Infection With Convalescent Plasma Therapy18
Differences in antibody responses of individuals with natural infection and those vaccinated against pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza129
Viral load distribution in SARS outbreak197
Repurposing of Miltefosine as an Adjuvant for Influenza Vaccine8
Prevention of Post-sphincterotomy Bleeding by Proton Pump Inhibitor: A Prospective Randomized Trial36
The characteristics and outcomes of human metapneumovirus infection in hospitalized older adults40
Lymphocyte surge as a marker for immunorestitution disease due to Pneumocystis in jiroveci HIV-negative immunosuppressed hosts104
Absence of nosocomial transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in the prepandemic phase in Hong Kong29
Pathogenesis of pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza virus infection and the implication on management162
Low population serum microneutralization antibody titer against the predominating influenza A(H3N2) N121K virus during the severe influenza summer peak of Hong Kong in 201775
Artificial neural network accurately predicts hepatitis B surface antigen seroclearance81
Metabolomic Profiling of Plasma from Melioidosis Patients Using UHPLC-QTOF MS Reveals Novel Biomarkers for Diagnosis115
SARS coronavirus detection methods226
Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in Chinese hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients177
Clinical evaluation of the polymerase chain reaction for the rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis151
Epidemiology, Seroprevalence, and Clinical Manifestations of Immunodeficiency due to Autoantibody Against Interferon Gamma in Hong Kong100
Dual pneumococcal and influenza vaccination in elderly patients with chronic illnesses: Protective benefits overestimated?83
Drug Repurposing for the Treatment of COVID‐19: A Knowledge Graph Approach32
High recurrence rate supports need for secondary prophylaxis in non-HIV patients with disseminated mycobacterium avium complex infection: a multi-center observational study86
The use of multi-pronged screening strategy to understand the epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Hong Kong: transition from epidemic to endemic setting15
Olfactory Dysfunction in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients: Observational Cohort Study and Systematic Review55
Estimating infection attack rates and severity in real time during an influenza pandemic: Analysis of serial cross-sectional serologic surveillance data219
Mining of epitopes on spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 from COVID-19 patients62
Leptin Mediates the Pathogenesis of Severe 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Infection Associated with Cytokine Dysregulation in Mice with Diet-Induced Obesity65
Safety of Colchicine for Gout: A Ten-Year Survey of the Hong Kong Population225
Direct Health-Care Cost Utilization in Hong Kong Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients in the Initial 2 Years Following Diagnosis175
Indications of pneumococcal vaccination in adult - what guidelines recommend15
Seven years follow-up of combined influenza and 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in older subjects32
Immunogenicity of intradermal trivalent influenza vaccine with topical imiquimod: a doubleblind randomised controlled trial41
Effect of Hepatitis B Virus Reverse Transcriptase Variations on Entecavir Treatment Response71
First detection and complete genome sequence of a phylogenetically distinct human polyomavirus 6 highly prevalent in human bile samples96
Virological and clinico-pathological factors in predicting recurrence Hepatitis B related hepatocellular carcinoma after surgical resection40
Improved detection of Zika virus RNA in human and animal specimens by a novel, highly sensitive and specific real-time RT-PCR assay targeting the 5'-untranslated region of Zika virus79
Strongyloidiasis in a nonagenarian who previously worked in conservancy services28
Increase in liver stiffness measurements in severe hepatitis B flares169
Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination in Institutionalized Older Adults: A Systematic Review64
Hyperimmune IV immunoglobulin treatment: a multicenter double-blind randomized controlled trial for patients with severe 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection86
Comparative evaluation of a dual-target real-time RT-PCR assay for COVID-19 diagnosis and assessment of performance in pooled saliva and nasopharyngeal swab samples47
HIV and intestinal co-infection12
Characterizing the transmission dynamics and severity of the 2009 Influenza Pandemic in Hong Kong147
From SARS Coronavirus to Novel Animal and Human Coronaviruses28
Decolonization of gastrointestinal carriage of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium: case series and review of literature79
SARS-CoV-2 induces a more robust innate immune response and replicates less efficiently than SARS-CoV in the human intestines: An ex vivo study with implications on pathogenesis of COVID-1936
Facts about pneumococcal disease14
Rates of metachronous adenoma after curative resection for left-sided or right-sided colon cancer65
Ten day sequential versus 10 day modified bismuth quadruple therapy as empirical firstline and secondline treatment for Helicobacter pylori in Chinese patients: an open label, randomised, crossover trial65
HBV replicative activity in patients with cryptogenic cause of hepatocellular carcinoma157
Fatal interaction between clarithromycin and colchicine in patients with renal insufficiency: A retrospective study226
Herpes zoster related hospitalization after inactivated (CoronaVac) and mRNA (BNT162b2) SARS-CoV-2 vaccination: A self-controlled case series and nested case-control study30
Recurrence of hepatitis b-related hepatocellular carcinoma is associated with high viral load at the time of resection143
A double-blind, randomized phase 2 controlled trial of intradermal hepatitis B vaccination with a topical Toll-like receptor 7 agonist imiquimod, in patients on dialysis49
Clinical Significance of Pneumocystis Jiroveci in Patients with Active Tuberculosis78
Age-specific incidence rate in severe or symptomatic infection due to pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza virus161
The role of community-wide wearing of face mask for control of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic due to SARS-CoV-234
Treatment of non-erosive reflux disease with a proton pump inhibitor in Chinese patients: A randomized controlled trial138
Thyroid Dysfunction in Relation to Immune Profile, Viral Load, Disease Status and Outcome in 191 Patients with COVID-1924
Identification of nsp1 gene as the target of SARS‐CoV‐2 real‐time RT‐PCR using nanopore whole‐genome sequencing66
Comparing effectiveness between intramuscular and intradermal trivalent influenza vaccination in nursing home residents: a randomised controlled trial39
Unique reassortant of influenza A(H7N9) virus associated with severe disease emerging in Hong Kong59
Prevention of post-sphincterotomy bleeding by proton pump inhibitor: A randomized controlled trial96
Linked color imaging versus narrow-band imaging for colorectal polyp detection: a prospective randomized tandem colonoscopy study80
Four-and-a-half LIM protein 2 promotes invasive potential and epithelial-mesenchymal transition in colon cancer163
Systematic Review and Patient‐Level Meta‐Analysis of SARS‐CoV‐2 Viral Dynamics to Model Response to Antiviral Therapies8
Airborne Infections: Tuberculosis, Measles, Chicken pox, Shingles19
The Skin as The Mastermind Behind Influenza Immunity19
Factors for hepatitis B vaccination and abnormal liver function in Chinese patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a single center experience57
Patients Recovered From COVID-19 Show Ongoing Subclinical Myocarditis as Revealed by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging48
Retrospective single-center trial comparing antegrade spiral enteroscopy with single and double-balloon enteroscopy127
Prospective evaluation of the use of saliva specimens in the detection of respiratory viruses using a self-contained microfluidic based multiplex molecular assay44
Inflammatory bowel disease related infection and prevention15
Surveillance for Zika virus infection among asymptomatic returning travelers from the Rio Olympic and Paralymic Games84
Characteristics and prognosis of patients diagnosed with gastric cancer after prior negative gastroscopy53
Optimal Therapies for Helicobacter pylori in a changing environment: a Global Perspective9
Occult hepatitis B infection and HBV replicative activity in patients with cryptogenic cause of hepatocellular carcinoma214
Analysis of Bell's Palsy Following Vaccination with mRNA (Comirnaty) and inactivated (CoronaVac) SARS-CoV-2 vaccines: a case series and nested case-control study116
Gastrointestinal Manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Virus Load in Fecal Samples From a Hong Kong Cohort: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis66
Efficacy of combined influenza and 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccines in patients with chronic illness42
Differential Effects of Antibiotics On Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk After Baseline Colonoscopy Negative For Cancer: A Territory-Wide Study of 97,162 Patients15
Update on antifungal treatment in neutropenic patients83
Clinical course and outcomes of single-organism enterococcus peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis patients169
Current Adult Pneumococcal Vaccination Guidelines In Asia – Are They Adequate?14
Viral loads in clinical specimens and SARS manifestations192
An epidemiological association between the trends of nucleoside analogue prescription and liver cancer incidence from 1999 to 2012 in Hong Kong, China79
A novel linker-immunodominant site (LIS) vaccine targeting the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein protects against severe COVID-19 in Syrian hamsters40
Harvesting convalescent plasma for hyperimmune intravenous globulin production: a multicentre randomised double-blind controlled trial for treatment of patients with serious S-OIV H1N1 infection43
Evaluating a low intensity health education intervention on pneumococcal vaccination uptake among elders with chronic illneses112
Frequency and Distribution of Chest Radiographic Findings in Patients Positive for COVID-19114
Evidence of serologic activity in chronic hepatitis B after surface antigen (HBSAG) seroclearance55
Efficacies of one year nucleos(t)ide analogue therapy in intrahepatic HBV DNA and covalently closed circular DNA reduction133
Metabolomic Profiling of Plasma from Patients with Tuberculosis by Use of Untargeted Mass Spectrometry Reveals Novel Biomarkers for Diagnosis106
Risk factors and post-resection independent predictive score for the recurrence of hepatitis B-related hepatocellular carcinoma46
Single-dose Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine followed by a 12-week booster12
Gastrointestinal haemorrhage in atrial fibrillation patients: impact of quality of anticoagulation control76
The Effectiveness of Conjugate Vaccines in the Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease in Adult11
Krit1 inhibited proliferation and metastasis of human colon cancer via DPPIV signaling pathway143
Novel Influenza Vaccine - Long Overdue 16
Infection attack rates during the epidemic of swine influenza A by tracking temporal changes in age-specific seroprevalence rates6
Genotype 4 Hepatitis E Virus Is A Cause Of Chronic Hepatitis In Renal Transplant Recipients In Hong Kong108
Dose sparing intradermal trivalent influenza (2010/2011) vaccination overcomes reduced immunogenicity of the 2009 H1N1 strain108
Prevalence of occult hepatitis B infection in a highly endemic area for chronic hepatitis B: A study of a large blood donor population166
Chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 6 infection: Response to pegylated interferon and ribavirin193
Summary of H. pylori eradication trials in GCA 9
Outcome of lamivudine-resistant chronic hepatitis B after up to 5 years of combination therapy with adefovir84
Quantitative and qualitative analysis of antibody response after dose sparing intradermal 2009 H1N1 vaccination208
The effect of intragastric balloon placement on weight loss and type 2 diabetes control151
Phosphatidic acid phosphatase 1 impairs SARS-CoV-2 replication by affecting the glycerophospholipid metabolism pathway9
Budget impact and cost-effectiveness analyses of direct-acting antivirals for chronic hepatitis C virus infection in Hong Kong124
The Association Between Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization and Mortality in Chinese Nursing Home Older Adults: A 2-Year Prospective Cohort53
Hand, foot and mouth disease in an immunocompetent adult due to Coxsackievirus A689
Caecal-caecal intussusception caused by Trichuris trichiura in a young healthy adult164
Efficacy of dual vaccination of pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza and seasonal influenza on institutionalized elderly: a one-year prospective cohort study151
Thyroid Dysfunction in Relation to Immune Profile, Disease Status, and Outcome in 191 Patients with COVID-1970
Early-Morning vs Spot Posterior Oropharyngeal Saliva for Diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Implication of Timing of Specimen Collection for Community-Wide Screening58
Asthma, from mild to severe, is an independent prognostic factor for mild to severe Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19)4
International Forum on the Collection and Use of COVID‐19 Convalescent Plasma: Responses32
Broad-Spectrum Host-Based Antivirals Targeting the Interferon and Lipogenesis Pathways as Potential Treatment Options for the Pandemic Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)73
Role of Non‐Thyroidal Illness Syndrome in Predicting Adverse Outcomes in COVID‐19 Patients Predominantly of Mild to Moderate Severity46
Effect of moderate-to-severe hepatic steatosis on neutralising antibody response among BNT162b2 and CoronaVac recipients3
Efficacy of trivalent seasonal influenza vaccination in reducing mortality and hospitalization in Chinese nursing home older adults54
A prospective study of the impact of glycaemic status on clinical outcomes and anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses patients with predominantly non-severe COVID-1920
A large population histology study showing the lack of association between ALT elevation and significant fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B202
Clinical trial: intra dermal hepatitis B vaccination with topical imiquimod versus intra muscular hepatitis B vaccination in patients with inflammatory bowel disease3
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Interpreted: Human Herpesvirus 6B Pneumonia54
Multiplex metal-detection based assay (MMDA) for COVID-19 diagnosis and identification of disease severity biomarkers23
Mass Screening Is Associated with Low Rates of Acute Kidney Injury among COVID-19 Patients in Hong Kong21
Update On Pneumococcal Infection And Vaccination16
Inadequate Knowledge of Pneumococcal Vaccine of Nursing Home Healthcare Workers Affects the Pneumococcal Vaccination Uptake of Older Adults in Nursing Homes38
Thromboembolic events and hemorrhagic stroke after mRNA (BNT162b2) and inactivated (CoronaVac) covid-19 vaccination: A self-controlled case series study17
Patterns of hepatitis B surface antigen decline and HBV DNA suppression in Asian treatment-experienced chronic hepatitis B patients after three years of tenofovir treatment60
Development of a prediction score (ThyroCOVID) for identifying abnormal thyroid function in COVID-19 patients2
Asthma, from mild to severe, is an independent prognostic factor for mild to severe Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)5
Two years after pandemic influenza A/2009/H1N1: What have we learned?188
Infection‐related hospitalizations in the first year after inflammatory bowel disease diagnosis80
Hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin treatment: a multicentre double-blind randomised controlled trial for patients with severe A(H1N1)pdm09 Infection53
Effects of nucleoside analogue prescription for hepatitis B on the incidence of liver cancer in Hong Kong: a territory-wide ecological study107
High titer and avidity of nonneutralizing antibodies against influenza vaccine antigen are associated with severe influenza195
Use of Saliva in the Detection of Influenza Viruses at the Accident and Emergency Department During an Influenza Epidemic66
Epidemiology of Klebsiella oxytoca-associated diarrhea detected by simmons citrate agar supplemented with inositol, tryptophan, and bile salts237
Randomised clinical trial: rifaximin versus placebo for the treatment of functional dyspepsia77
Tuberculosis reactivation at ileum following immune checkpoint inhibition with pembrolizumab for metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case report15
Infectious or immune-mediated disease?9
Identification of specific metabolites in culture supernatant of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using metabolomics: exploration of potential biomarkers122
Evaluation of NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel and Comparison with xTAG Respiratory Viral Panel Fast v2 and Film Array Respiratory Panel for Detecting Respiratory Pathogens in Nasopharyngeal Aspirates and Swine/Avian-Origin Influenza A Subtypes in Culture Isolates87
Natural history of chronic hepatitis C: Genotype 1 versus genotype 6176
Practical limitations of convalescent plasma collection: A case scenario in pandemic preparation for influenza A (H1N1) infection138
Influenza infection, cardiac complication, treatment and prevention6
The natural viral load profile of patients with pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) and the effect of oseltamivir treatment127
Co-stimulation With TLR7 Agonist Imiquimod and Inactivated Influenza Virus Particles Promotes Mouse B Cell Activation, Differentiation, and Accelerated Antigen Specific Antibody Production22
One year into COVID-19 pandemic, what do we have to look forward to?10
Bacillus Calmette-Guérin–induced trained immunity protects against SARS-CoV-2 challenge in K18-hACE2 mice24
Association between antibiotic consumption and colon and rectal cancer development in older individuals: A territory‐wide study4
Randomized trial of lamivudine versus entecavir in entecavir-treated patients with undetectable hepatitis B virus DNA: Outcome at 2 Years126
Risk Factors for Development of Paradoxical Response During Antituberculosis Therapy in HIV-Negative Patients118
Efficacy of surgical masks or cloth masks in the prevention of viral transmission: systematic review, meta‐analysis, and proposal for future trial32
HBV DNA levels after 12 weeks of telbivudine treatment in chronic hepatitis B predicts long-term outcome118
Is Nursing Home Residence an Independent Risk Factor of Mortality in Chinese Older Adults?47
The lower serum immunoglobulin G2 level in severe cases than in mild cases of pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza is associated with cytokine dysregulation165
Large scale longitudinal study of chronic hepatitis B patients with hepatitis B surface antigen seroclearance111
The Independent Association of TSH and Free Triiodothyronine Levels With Lymphocyte Counts Among COVID-19 Patients1
Observational study on wearable biosensors and machine learning-based remote monitoring of COVID-19 patients18
Messenger RNA Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination With BNT162b2 Increased Risk of Bell’s Palsy: A Nested Case-Control and Self-Controlled Case Series Study12
The Efficacy of Influenza Vaccination is Reduced in Nursing Home Older Adults with Moderate to Severe Renal Impairment61
Human intestinal tract serves as an alternative infection route for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus110
Advances in the Management of Hepatitis C17
XIAP-associated factor 1 (XAF1), a novel target gene of p53, enhances p53-mediated apoptosis via a post-translational modification mechanism 'Manuscript in submission'129
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Re-infection by a Phylogenetically Distinct Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Strain Confirmed by Whole Genome Sequencing13
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in conjunctival secretions from patients without ocular symptoms28
Advances in Pneumococcal Disease Vaccination: From Childhood to Old Age16
The impact of interferon beta-1b therapy on thyroid function and autoimmunity among COVID-19 survivors13
Evolution of pneumococcal disease prevention14
Prevention of acute myocardial infarction and stroke among elderly persons by dual pneumococcal and influenza vaccination: A prospective cohort study238
Lessons learned 1 year after SARS-CoV-2 emergence leading to COVID-19 pandemic23
New high-definition narrow band imaging versus conventional high-definition white light colonoscopy for detection of colorectal adenomas: a randomised controlled trial with tandem colonoscopy61
Efficacy of intradermal trivalent influenza vaccine with topical imiquimod, a potent synthetic toll-like receptor 7 agonist49
An Overview of Baloxavir marboxil and Influenza Management5
Hepatitis B surface antigen levels predict minimal histologic changes in hepatitis B e antigen positive chronic hepatitis B49
Convalescent plasma treatment reduced mortality in patients with severe pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus infection187
Inferring Influenza Infection Attack Rate from Seroprevalence Data147
A novel risk factor associated with colonization by Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae: Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors in addition to Antimicrobial Treatment115
Additional molecular testing of saliva specimens improves the detection of respiratory viruses123
SARS-CoV-2 exploits host DGAT and ADRP for efficient replication6
Early triple antiviral therapy for COVID-19 – Authors' reply11
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of patients with anti-interferon-gamma autoantibodies associated with opportunistic infections in Hong Kong54
HLA-DP and IL28B polymorphisms: Influence of host genome on hepatitis B surface antigen seroclearance in chronic hepatitis B51
Neurosensory Rehabilitation and Olfactory Network Recovery in Covid-19-related Olfactory Dysfunction15
A prospective randomized, open-label trial comparing the safety and efficacy of dose sparing intradermal 2010/2011 trivalent influenza vaccine delivered by two different devices139
Viral loads in clinical specimens and SARS manifestations.130
Unique Clusters of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Causing a Large Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak in Hong Kong15
Gastrointestinal haemorrhage in atrial fibrillation patients: impact of quality of anticoagulation control71
Reactive and Infective Dermatoses Associated with Adult-Onset Immunodeficiency due to Anti-Interferon-Gamma Autoantibody: Sweet's Syndrome and Beyond62
A serial cross-sectional serologic survey of 2009 Pandemic (H1N1) in Hong Kong: implications for future pandemic influenza surveillance.199
Local adverse effect of intradermal administration of influenza vaccination is an indicator of satisfactory immunogenicity33
In-House Immunofluorescence Assay for Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Antigens in Cells from Nasopharyngeal Swabs as a Diagnostic Method for COVID-191
Sunitinib-induced hyperammonaemia in a patient with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour65
Comparative host gene transcription by microarray analysis early after infection of the Huh7 cell line by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus and human coronavirus 229E141
Efficacy of Clarithromycin-Naproxen-Oseltamivir Combination in the Treatment of Patients Hospitalized for Influenza A(H3N2) Infection: An Open-label Randomized, Controlled, Phase IIb/III Trial147
Mouse beta-defensin 4 limits A(H1N1)09 influenza virus replication in respiratory tract of senescent mice33
Factors affecting physicians' practices related to Helicobacter pylori infection: Effect of experience and mode of practice160
A prospective study of the impact of glycaemic status on clinical outcomes and anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses among patients with predominantly non-severe COVID-193
A randomised controlled trial to compare immunogenicity between intramuscular and intradermal trivalent influenza vaccination in nursing home older adults67
Mastoiditis Diagnosed by Clinical Symptoms and Imaging Studies in Children: Disease Spectrum and Evolving Diagnostic Challenges59
Characteristics and prognosis of gastric cancer patients diagnosed within 5 years of prior negative gastroscopy83
Effectiveness of influenza vaccination in institutionalised older adults: a systematic review46
Prevention of nosocomial transmission of norovirus by strategic infection control measures481
Low-dose azathioprine is effective in maintaining remission in steroid-dependent ulcerative colitis: results from a territory-wide Chinese population-based IBD registry113
Natural History of Elderly-onset Ulcerative Colitis: Results from a Territory-wide Inflammatory Bowel Disease Registry91
Intradermal Vaccination Using the Novel Microneedle Device MicronJet600: Past, Present, and Future144
Viral load in patients infected with pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza A virus203
Clofazimine broadly inhibits coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2115
Seven-day rifabutin containing triple therapy versus seven-day levofloxacin containing quadruple therapy as second-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori in Chinese patients: an open label, randomized trial182
Gastroesophageal cancer in Asia: Endogenous and Environmental Factors15
Prevention Of Mortality And Pneumonia Among Nursing Home Older Adults By Dual Pneumococcal And Seasonal Influenza Vaccination During A Pandemic Caused By Novel Pandemic Influenza A (h1n1).180
High neutralizing antibody titer in intensive care unit patients with COVID-1951
Suboptimal Humoral Immune Response against Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Is Related to Its Internal Genes 46
Regional Epidemiology of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Asian Adults: Epidemiology, Disease Burden, Serotype Distribution, and Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns and Prevention52
Effect of clinical and virological parameters on the level of neutralizing antibody against pandemic influenza A virus H1N1 2009215
Toll-like receptor 7 agonist imiquimod in combination with influenza vaccine expedites and augments humoral immune responses against influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus infection in BALB/c mice67
Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes Platform to Study SARS-CoV-2 Related Myocardial Injury50
Commissioned study on conducting tests for Zika virus among asymptomatic people returning from the 2016 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games17
Reflux profile of Chinese gastroesophageal reflux disease patients with combined multichannel intraluminal impedance-pH monitoring187
In vitro susceptibility of 10 clinical isolates of SARS coronavirus to selected antiviral compounds216
Ten days quadruple versus sequential therapy as empirical first- and second-line treatment for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a randomised crossover trial32
Detection of colorectal adenoma by narrow band imaging (HQ190) vs. high-definition white light colonoscopy: a randomized controlled trial91
Intradermal 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) vaccination as a strategy for dose and adjuvant sparing130
Four and a half LIM protein 2 (FHL2) negatively regulates the transcription of E-cadherin through interaction with Snail1144
Assessment of population susceptibility to upcoming seasonal influenza epidemic strain using interepidemic emerging influenza virus strains37
Early Identification of an Influenza Outbreak in a Nursing Home with High Vaccination Coverage Facilitates Implementation of Infection-Control Measures and Prevents Spreading of Influenza Infection71
A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of Intradermal Hepatitis B Vaccination with Topical Imiquimod in Subjects with Occult Hepatitis B Infection152
Administration of mBD4 reduced A (H1N1)09virus replication in obese mice respiratory tract47
Is Nursing Home Residence an Independent Predictor of Recurrent Hospitalization in Older Adults?59
Detection of SARS Coronavirus in Patients with Suspected SARS242
Improved detection of Zika virus RNA in human and animal specimens by a novel, highly sensitive and specific real-time RT-PCR assay targeting the 5′-untranslated region of Zika virus92
Prevention of nosocomial transmission of swine-origin pandemic influenza virus A/H1N1 by infection control bundle130
Dual influenza and 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination reduces hospitalization in chronic smokers13
To our readers: Important notice9
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong and in residents evacuated from Hubei province, China: a multicohort study69
Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection Impairs Dendritic Cell and T Cell Responses71
Cardiovascular sequalae in uncomplicated COVID-19 survivors43
Identification of Hepatitis B Virus DNA Polymerase Sequences to Predict Virological Response to Entecavir Therapy32
Surfactant protein B gene polymorphism is associated with severe influenza.80
A rapid, simple, inexpensive, and mobile colorimetric assay COVID-19-LAMP for mass on-site screening of COVID-1992
Host response of rhinovirus infection among hospitalized adult patients89
Serum Antibody Profile of a Patient With Coronavirus Disease 2019 Reinfection25
Long COVID in Patients with Mild to Moderate Disease: Do Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity Play a Role?29
From SARS to COVID-19, the Hong Kong experience12
Prevalence of Influenza Vaccination and Associated Factors in Chinese Nursing Home Healthcare Workers40
COVID‐19 vaccines and risks of hematological abnormalities: Nested case–control and self‐controlled case series study32
Inferring influenza infection attack rate from seroprevalence data63
Immune responses to intramuscular or intradermal trivalent influenza vaccines in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a randomized controlled trial58