Eas Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring what governments "give for" and "spend on" vaccine procurement: Vaccine Procurement Assistance and Vaccine Procurement Baseline
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 9:e89593. 2014
  2. pmc Inaccurate identification of rotavirus genotype G9 as genotype G3 strains due to primer mismatch
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virol J 9:144. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A pilot randomized study to assess immunogenicity, reactogenicity, safety and tolerability of two human papillomavirus vaccines administered intramuscularly and intradermally to females aged 18-26 years
    E Anthony S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Vaccine 31:3452-60. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Resting heart rate in children and adolescents: association with blood pressure, exercise and obesity
    Sit Yee Kwok
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, 6 F Clinical Sciences Building, Shatin, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    Arch Dis Child 98:287-91. 2013
  5. pmc Secular changes in height, weight and body mass index in Hong Kong Children
    Hung Kwan So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:320. 2008
  6. pmc Waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio of Hong Kong Chinese children
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, The People s Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 8:324. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital-based study of the economic burden associated with rotavirus diarrhea in Hong Kong
    E Anthony S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    J Infect Dis 192:S64-70. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimates of rotavirus disease burden in Hong Kong: hospital-based surveillance
    E Anthony S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    J Infect Dis 192:S71-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Hong Kong case-control study of sudden unexpected infant death
    Tony Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    N Z Med J 118:U1788. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing disease burden of respiratory disorders in Hong Kong children with hospital discharge data and linked laboratory data
    Edmund A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:114-21. 2007

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Monitoring what governments "give for" and "spend on" vaccine procurement: Vaccine Procurement Assistance and Vaccine Procurement Baseline
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 9:e89593. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Inaccurate identification of rotavirus genotype G9 as genotype G3 strains due to primer mismatch
    Marcelo Takahiro Mitui
    Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Virol J 9:144. 2012
    ..Moreover, of 300 rotaviruses tested, 28.3% were untypable by set A primers whereas only 12.3% were untypable by set B primers. Our findings reinforce the need to periodically monitor the primers used for RVA genotyping...
  3. doi request reprint A pilot randomized study to assess immunogenicity, reactogenicity, safety and tolerability of two human papillomavirus vaccines administered intramuscularly and intradermally to females aged 18-26 years
    E Anthony S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Vaccine 31:3452-60. 2013
    ..All subjects demonstrated a seroconversion (titreā‰„1:320) by Day 95. Further evaluation of intradermal HPV vaccination and its potential for cost reduction in resource poor settings is warranted...
  4. doi request reprint Resting heart rate in children and adolescents: association with blood pressure, exercise and obesity
    Sit Yee Kwok
    Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, 6 F Clinical Sciences Building, Shatin, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    Arch Dis Child 98:287-91. 2013
    ..Multiple linear regressions were used to test associations among RHR and BP, anthropometry and exercise frequency...
  5. pmc Secular changes in height, weight and body mass index in Hong Kong Children
    Hung Kwan So
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    BMC Public Health 8:320. 2008
    ..The global epidemic of obesity is a major public health concern. To monitor the impact of this epidemic in Hong Kong children and to identify secular changes in growth, a further growth survey was undertaken in 2005/6...
  6. pmc Waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio of Hong Kong Chinese children
    Rita Y T Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, The People s Republic of China
    BMC Public Health 8:324. 2008
    ..We aim to provide age- and sex-specific reference values for WC and WHTR in Hong Kong Chinese children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital-based study of the economic burden associated with rotavirus diarrhea in Hong Kong
    E Anthony S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    J Infect Dis 192:S64-70. 2005
    ..Rotavirus infection is the most common cause of severe diarrhea in both developed and developing countries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimates of rotavirus disease burden in Hong Kong: hospital-based surveillance
    E Anthony S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    J Infect Dis 192:S71-9. 2005
    ..It has been estimated that HA hospitals provide 90% of inpatient care in Hong Kong...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hong Kong case-control study of sudden unexpected infant death
    Tony Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    N Z Med J 118:U1788. 2005
    ..To document causes of all unexpected child deaths under 2 years of age during a 4-year period (1999-2003), and to identify factors associated with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Hong Kong...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessing disease burden of respiratory disorders in Hong Kong children with hospital discharge data and linked laboratory data
    Edmund A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 13:114-21. 2007
    ..To describe the pattern of respiratory disorders in the Hong Kong paediatric population admitted to government hospitals, and to assess the reliability of the diagnoses by linkage with laboratory data...
  11. pmc Evaluation of a peer counselling programme to sustain breastfeeding practice in Hong Kong
    Esther Hy Wong
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int Breastfeed J 2:12. 2007
    ..Peer counselling is reported to increase breastfeeding rates. We evaluated an intervention consisting of mainly telephone contact peer counselling programme on breastfeeding duration and exclusivity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus epidemiology: the Asian Rotavirus Surveillance Network
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Vaccine 26:3192-6. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Financing children's vaccines
    E Anthony S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    Vaccine 27:F12-7. 2009
    ..World Health Organization has a wealth of freely available country-level data on immunisation that academics and advocates can use to communicate the economic and health benefits of vaccines to decision-makers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rolling over in infants: age, ethnicity, and cultural differences
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:706-9. 2004
    ..Hong Kong Chinese infants roll from supine-to-prone before they roll from prone-to-supine...
  15. ncbi request reprint Breast milk substitutes in Hong Kong
    E A S Nelson
    Departments of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:350-2. 2004
    ..Despite improving trends, Hong Kong has low rates of breastfeeding compared to other developed countries...
  16. ncbi request reprint International Child Care Practices Study: infant sleeping environment
    E A Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Early Hum Dev 62:43-55. 2001
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  17. pmc Maternity advice survey: sleeping position in Eastern Europe. MAS Study Group for WHO EURO region
    E A Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 83:304-6. 2000
    ..To identify hospitals in Eastern Europe promoting front infant sleeping position...
  18. ncbi request reprint Child care practices in nonindustrialized societies
    E A Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatrics 105:E75. 2000
    ..To described child care practices associated with an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in nonindustrialized 19th and 20th century societies...
  19. ncbi request reprint International child care practices study: methods and study population
    E A Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin
    Early Hum Dev 55:149-68. 1999
    ..Provided there is acknowledgement of limitations, such ecological studies have potential to produce useful information especially for hypothesis generation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Retrospective comparison of management of gastro-enteritis in hospitalised children
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Trop Paediatr 22:165-71. 2002
    ..1 vs 14.6 mths, p < 0.0001). The Salmonella group were more likely to have been given antibiotics (38% vs 15%, OR 3.6, 95% CI 1.9-6.9, p < 0.0001) but age did not influence the likelihood that antibiotics would be given...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence of rotavirus diarrhea and intussusception in Hong Kong using standardized hospital discharge data
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:701-3. 2002
    ..The distinct winter seasonality of rotavirus was not evident for intussusception. During the first 5 years of life an estimated 1 child of 28 is admitted with rotavirus infection (4% of all medical admissions)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of hyperthermia and muramyl dipeptide on IL-1beta, IL-6, and mortality in a neonatal rat model
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Pediatr Res 52:886-91. 2002
    ..66 (1.20-5.92)]. We conclude that hyperthermia and a surrogate of infection (MDP) influence cytokine production and that the combination of heat stress and MDP increases mortality in the neonatal rat...
  23. ncbi request reprint Towards an integrated approach to lung health in adolescents in developing countries
    E A S Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Trop Paediatr 24:117-31. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint International Child Care Practices Study: infant sleep position and parental smoking
    E A Nelson
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Early Hum Dev 64:7-20. 2001
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint In vitro sensitivity of artemeter in Plasmodium falciparum-infected beta-thalassaemic trait erythrocytes
    A C Senok
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Parasitology 118:145-9. 1999
    ..0001). These findings show that reduced sensitivity to artemether occurs in whole blood and age-fractionated beta-thalassaemic trait RBC. It appears that the RBC redox status does not influence the sensitivity to artemether...
  26. doi request reprint Acute gastroenteritis in Hong Kong: a population-based telephone survey
    S C Ho
    Department of Community and Family Medicine and Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
    Epidemiol Infect 138:982-91. 2010
    ..The study also revealed some 'risky' eating practices that are more prevalent in those affected with AG...
  27. ncbi request reprint Flow cytometric assessment of oxidant stress in age-fractionated thalassaemic trait erythrocytes and its relationship to in vitro growth of Plasmodium falciparum
    A C Senok
    Department of Paediatrics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin NT, Hong Kong
    Parasitology 116:1-6. 1998
    ..Our findings indicate an association between red cell age, oxidant stress and P. falciparum growth, providing further support for the role of oxidant stress in mediating the protective effect against malaria in thalassaemic RBC...
  28. pmc Measurement of body fat using leg to leg bioimpedance
    R Y Sung
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 6 F Clinical Science Building, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Arch Dis Child 85:263-7. 2001
    ..2) To establish a reference range of percentage body fat in Hong Kong Chinese children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Postnatal iron status of Hong Kong Chinese women in a longitudinal study of maternal nutrition
    S M Chan
    Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:538-46. 2001
    ..Finding ways to minimise blood loss at delivery could be the most practical strategy to reduce the rate of postpartum anaemia. SPONSORSHIP: CSM was supported by a research studentship from the Research Grants Council, Hong Kong...
  30. doi request reprint Pediatric hospitalization of acute respiratory tract infections with Human Bocavirus in Hong Kong
    Margaret I P
    Department of Microbiology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Clin Virol 42:72-4. 2008
    ..Respiratory tract infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Human Bocavirus (HBoV) has recently been identified and implicated as an aetiologic agent of lower respiratory tract infection in children...
  31. ncbi request reprint Implementing rotavirus vaccination in Asia
    Mathuram Santosham
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, E8132, 621 N Washington Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 25:7711-6. 2007
    ..Rotavirus vaccines have the potential to substantially reduce morbidity and mortality from rotavirus disease and impact children's health in Asia...
  32. pmc Serotype distribution and antimicrobial susceptibilities of nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from children hospitalized for acute respiratory illnesses in Hong Kong
    Margaret Ip
    Department of Microbiology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1969-71. 2007
    ..9% and 37.2% of the isolates were not susceptible to penicillin and cefotaxime, respectively. The rate of potential coverage by the seven-valent conjugate vaccine was 72.3%, and the rate increased to 74.6% for serogroup-specific types...
  33. doi request reprint Reliability of pubertal self-assessment in Hong Kong Chinese children
    Noel P T Chan
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Paediatr Child Health 44:353-8. 2008
    ..To validate a Tanner stages self-assessment questionnaire using gender-specific line drawings and brief explanatory text in Chinese...