Kwok Yung Yuen

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc High incidence of severe influenza among individuals over 50 years of age
    Anna J X Zhang
    Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1918-24. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Accelerated evolutionary rate may be responsible for the emergence of lineage-specific genes in ascomycota
    James J Cai
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Mol Evol 63:1-11. 2006
  3. pmc Logistical feasibility and potential benefits of a population-wide passive-immunotherapy program during an influenza pandemic
    Joseph T Wu
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3269-74. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Retracted: outcome and immune reconstitution of HBV-specific immunity in patients with reactivation of occult HBV infection after alemtuzumab-containing chemotherapy regimen
    Chee Kin Hui
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    Hepatology 48:1-10. 2008
  5. pmc Comparative analysis of complete genome sequences of three avian coronaviruses reveals a novel group 3c coronavirus
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Virol 83:908-17. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens that cause acute uncomplicated cystitis in women in Hong Kong: a prospective multicenter study in 2006 to 2008
    Pak Leung Ho
    Department of Microbiology and Carol Yu Centre for Infection, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:87-93. 2010
  7. pmc Catabacter hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from blood cultures of patients from Hong Kong and Canada
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 45:395-401. 2007
  8. pmc Comparative analysis of twelve genomes of three novel group 2c and group 2d coronaviruses reveals unique group and subgroup features
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Virol 81:1574-85. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal and tissue distribution of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis, in retail freshwater fish in Hong Kong
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Food Microbiol 113:62-6. 2007
  10. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-like virus in Chinese horseshoe bats
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:14040-5. 2005

Collaborators

  • Patrick C Y Woo
  • James J Cai
  • Pak Leung Ho
  • Joseph T Wu
  • Xuhua Xia
  • Ka Hing Wong
  • Yi Guan
  • Can Li
  • Susanna K P Lau
  • Kwok Hung Chan
  • Jasper F W Chan
  • Vincent C C Cheng
  • Kenneth S M Li
  • Hoi Wah Tsoi
  • Kelvin K W To
  • Honglin Chen
  • Yu Lung Lau
  • Yi Huang
  • Anna J X Zhang
  • Herman Tse
  • Cyril C Y Yip
  • Ivan F N Hung
  • Bo Jian Zheng
  • Huifang Xu
  • Bojian Zheng
  • Iris W Li
  • Jonathan Hon Kwan Chen
  • Ming Wang
  • Sik To Lai
  • Rongtong Guo
  • Iris W S Li
  • Rachel Y Y Fan
  • Chee Kin Hui
  • Rodney A Lee
  • Lok Yee So
  • Beatrice H L Wong
  • Samson S Y Wong
  • Wilina W L Lim
  • Samson Wong
  • Sidney Tam
  • Kun Yuan Guo
  • Charles F Chan
  • Xin chun Chen
  • Jie Zhou
  • Chung Tong Shek
  • KENNY CHAN
  • Zhiwei Chen
  • Kelvin K To
  • Chi Wai Leung
  • Tak Yin Tsang
  • Paul Lee
  • Yat Wah Kwan
  • Wing Cheong Yam
  • James K H Luk
  • Ivan F Hung
  • Vincent Chi Chung Cheng
  • Boping Zhou
  • Joseph S M Peiris
  • Tak Keung Ng
  • Ke Zhang
  • Annette Y P Wong
  • Jasper F Chan
  • Rosana W S Poon
  • Vincent C Cheng
  • Ho Yin Lam
  • Vincent K M Poon
  • Sabrina Wai Chi To
  • Owen T Tsang
  • Janice J K Ip
  • Garnet K Y Choi
  • Virtual H C Leung
  • Chris C S Chan
  • Ming xia ZHANG
  • Carol S F Lam
  • Dong Yan Jin
  • Chung Lam Cheung
  • Kam yu Chau
  • Hung Tai
  • Pengxi Zhao
  • Kar Wai Leung
  • Raymond Liang
  • John M Luk
  • Winnie W Cheung
  • Wing Yan Au
  • Yok Lam Kwong
  • Nikki P Lee
  • Bone S F Tang
  • George K Lau
  • Jade L L Teng
  • Liliane M W Chung

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc High incidence of severe influenza among individuals over 50 years of age
    Anna J X Zhang
    Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, State Key Laboratory for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1918-24. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Accelerated evolutionary rate may be responsible for the emergence of lineage-specific genes in ascomycota
    James J Cai
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Mol Evol 63:1-11. 2006
    ..These analyses suggest that accelerated rates of gene evolution may be responsible for the emergence of apparently orphan genes...
  3. pmc Logistical feasibility and potential benefits of a population-wide passive-immunotherapy program during an influenza pandemic
    Joseph T Wu
    Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3269-74. 2010
    ..As such, passive immunotherapy deserves more consideration by clinical researchers regarding its safety and efficacy as a treatment for severe cases of pandemic influenza...
  4. doi request reprint Retracted: outcome and immune reconstitution of HBV-specific immunity in patients with reactivation of occult HBV infection after alemtuzumab-containing chemotherapy regimen
    Chee Kin Hui
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    Hepatology 48:1-10. 2008
    ..In occult HBV-infected patients receiving an alemtuzumab-containing chemotherapy regimen, preemptive anti-HBV therapy should be continued until 9 months after the end of chemotherapy, when recovery of HBV immunity has occurred...
  5. pmc Comparative analysis of complete genome sequences of three avian coronaviruses reveals a novel group 3c coronavirus
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Virol 83:908-17. 2009
    ..Further studies would be important to delineate whether the Asian leopard cat CoV was a result of interspecies jumping from birds, a situation analogous to that of bat and civet severe acute respiratory syndrome CoVs...
  6. doi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance among uropathogens that cause acute uncomplicated cystitis in women in Hong Kong: a prospective multicenter study in 2006 to 2008
    Pak Leung Ho
    Department of Microbiology and Carol Yu Centre for Infection, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:87-93. 2010
    ..4-5.7; P = 0.003) and ciprofloxacin resistance (OR, 2.5; 95% CI, 1.1-5.8; P = 0.03). Knowledge of the resistance data and risk factors could inform better use of antibiotics for empiric therapy for acute uncomplicated cystitis...
  7. pmc Catabacter hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from blood cultures of patients from Hong Kong and Canada
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 45:395-401. 2007
    ..hongkongensis. Further studies should be performed to ascertain the epidemiology and other disease associations of this bacterium...
  8. pmc Comparative analysis of twelve genomes of three novel group 2c and group 2d coronaviruses reveals unique group and subgroup features
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Virol 81:1574-85. 2007
    ..Further molecular epidemiological studies on coronaviruses in the bats of other countries, as well as in other animals, and complete genome sequencing will shed more light on coronavirus diversity and their evolutionary histories...
  9. ncbi request reprint Seasonal and tissue distribution of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis, in retail freshwater fish in Hong Kong
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Food Microbiol 113:62-6. 2007
    ..Proper handling of freshwater fish for cooking, especially the gills and gut, is recommended to prevent acquisition of L. hongkongensis, and other freshwater fish related infections...
  10. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-like virus in Chinese horseshoe bats
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:14040-5. 2005
    ..Neutralizing antibody to human SARS-CoV also was detected in bats with lower viral loads. Precautions should be exercised in the handling of these animals...
  11. pmc Human parainfluenza virus 4 outbreak and the role of diagnostic tests
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4515-21. 2005
    ..To better define the epidemiology and clinical spectrum of disease of HPIV-4 infections, HPIV-4 should be included in the routine panels of respiratory virus detection on respiratory specimens...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alkanindiges hongkongensis sp. nov. A novel Alkanindiges species isolated from a patient with parotid abscess
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Syst Appl Microbiol 28:316-22. 2005
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Emergence of enterovirus 71 "double-recombinant" strains belonging to a novel genotype D originating from southern China: first evidence for combination of intratypic and intertypic recombination events in EV71
    Cyril C Y Yip
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Arch Virol 155:1413-24. 2010
    ..CA16 strains should also be classified into two genotypes. This represents the first evidence for a combination of intratypic and intertypic recombination in EV71 strains...
  14. doi request reprint The natural viral load profile of patients with pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) and the effect of oseltamivir treatment
    Iris W Li
    Carol Yu Centre for Infection and Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, 4 F University Pathology Bldg, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Chest 137:759-68. 2010
    ..The natural history of viral shedding from the upper respiratory tract of the new pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) and the effect of oseltamivir treatment were uncertain...
  15. pmc Oseltamivir-resistant influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus, Hong Kong, China
    Honglin Chen
    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1970-2. 2009
    ..Investigations showed a resistant virus with the neuraminidase (NA) 274Y genotype in quasi-species from a nasopharyngeal aspirate. Monitoring for the naturally occurring NA 274Y mutation in this virus is necessary...
  16. doi request reprint Identification and complete genome analysis of three novel paramyxoviruses, Tuhoko virus 1, 2 and 3, in fruit bats from China
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Virology 404:106-16. 2010
    ..Analysis of phosphoprotein gene mRNA products confirmed mRNA editing. Antibodies to the viruses were detected in 48-60% of Leschenault's rousettes...
  17. pmc Clinical and molecular epidemiology of human parainfluenza virus 4 infections in hong kong: subtype 4B as common as subtype 4A
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1549-52. 2009
    ..Patients with HPIV4 infection were mainly young children and immunocompromised adults. In contrast to the reported predominance of HPIV4A infection, molecular subtyping revealed that 15 (44%) cases were caused by HPIV4B...
  18. pmc First report of Tsukamurella keratitis: association between T. tyrosinosolvens and T. pulmonis and ophthalmologic infections
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, and Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1953-6. 2009
    ..One case was associated with trichiasis and the other with contact lens wear. The two isolates were identified as T. tyrosinosolvens and T. pulmonis, respectively, by phenotypic characterization and 16S rRNA sequencing...
  19. pmc Leptotrichia hongkongensis sp. nov., a novel Leptotrichia species with the oral cavity as its natural reservoir
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 11:391-401. 2010
    ..Based on phenotypic and genotypic characteristics, we propose a new species, Leptotrichia hongkongensis sp. nov., to describe this bacterium...
  20. doi request reprint Lactobacillus rhamnosus hepatic abscess associated with Mirizzi syndrome: a case report and review of the literature
    Jasper F W Chan
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:94-7. 2010
    ..Literature on sporadic reports of Lactobacillus liver abscess is reviewed...
  21. pmc Increased genetic diversity of HIV-1 circulating in Hong Kong
    Jonathan Hon Kwan Chen
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e12198. 2010
    ..Our study demonstrated the complex recombination of HIV-1 in Hong Kong and the need in developing surveillance system for tracking the distribution of new HIV-1 genetic variants...
  22. doi request reprint D225G mutation in hemagglutinin of pandemic influenza H1N1 (2009) virus enhances virulence in mice
    Bojian Zheng
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, China
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 235:981-8. 2010
    ..The only consistent mutation in the genomes of viral clones obtained from dying mice was D225G substitution...
  23. pmc Ecoepidemiology and complete genome comparison of different strains of severe acute respiratory syndrome-related Rhinolophus bat coronavirus in China reveal bats as a reservoir for acute, self-limiting infection that allows recombination events
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Virol 84:2808-19. 2010
    ..Such frequent recombination, coupled with rapid evolution especially in ORF7b/ORF8 region, in these animals may have accounted for the cross-species transmission and emergence of SARS...
  24. doi request reprint Viral load in patients infected with pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza A virus
    Kelvin K W To
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Med Virol 82:1-7. 2010
    ..Younger age was associated with prolonged shedding in the respiratory tract and higher viral load in the stool. Data from this quantitative analysis of viral shedding may have implications for formulating infection control measures...
  25. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in residential care homes for the elderly in Hong Kong
    Pak Leung Ho
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology and Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:135-42. 2008
    ..In contrast, HKU50 strains exhibit both multidrug resistance (MDR) (involving ciprofloxacin, erythromycin, and tetracycline, but not gentamicin) and non-MDR patterns...
  26. ncbi request reprint Single gene target bacterial identification. groEL gene sequencing for discriminating clinical isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia thailandensis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 44:143-9. 2002
    ....
  27. pmc Seronegative bacteremic melioidosis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei with ambiguous biochemical profile: clinical importance of accurate identification by 16S rRNA gene and groEL gene sequencing
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 41:3973-7. 2003
    ..Sequencing of the groEL gene showed that the isolate was B. pseudomallei. Proper identification of the bacterium in this study is crucial, since there would be a radical difference in the duration of antimicrobial therapy...
  28. pmc Clinical and molecular epidemiology of erythromycin-resistant beta-hemolytic lancefield group G streptococci causing bacteremia
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5188-91. 2003
    ..The five isolates resistant to erythromycin but sensitive to clindamycin and one of those resistant to both erythromycin and clindamycin possessed mef genes...
  29. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the thermal dimorphic fungus Penicillium marneffei is more closely related to those of molds than yeasts
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, PR China
    FEBS Lett 555:469-77. 2003
    ..Analysis of gene contents, gene orders, and gene sequences revealed that the mitochondrial genome of P. marneffei is more closely related to those of molds than yeasts...
  30. ncbi request reprint Laribacter hongkongensis: a potential cause of infectious diarrhea
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 47:551-6. 2003
    ..More extensive epidemiologic studies should be carried out to ascertain the causative association between L. hongkongensis and diarrhea and to define the reservoir and modes of transmission of L. hongkongensis...
  31. pmc Characterization and complete genome sequence of a novel coronavirus, coronavirus HKU1, from patients with pneumonia
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Virol 79:884-95. 2005
    ..13 x 10(6) copies per ml, from a 35-year-old woman with pneumonia. Our data support the existence of a novel group 2 coronavirus associated with pneumonia in humans...
  32. ncbi request reprint Anaerospora hongkongensis gen. nov. sp. nov., a novel genus and species with ribosomal DNA operon heterogeneity isolated from an intravenous drug abuser with pseudobacteremia
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Hong Kong
    Microbiol Immunol 49:31-9. 2005
    ..hippei and P. vibrioides. The G+C content of the bacterium (mean +/- SD) was 46.8 +/- 3.2%. For these reasons, a new genus and species, Anaerospora hongkongensis gen. nov. sp. nov., is proposed, for which HKU15T is the type strain...
  33. pmc MBEToolbox: a MATLAB toolbox for sequence data analysis in molecular biology and evolution
    James J Cai
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    BMC Bioinformatics 6:64. 2005
    ..However, few functions are freely available in MATLAB to perform the sequence data analyses specifically required for molecular biology and evolution...
  34. ncbi request reprint Bats as a continuing source of emerging infections in humans
    Samson Wong
    Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, 4 F University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Rev Med Virol 17:67-91. 2007
    ..A systematic survey of bats is warranted to better understand the ecology of these viruses...
  35. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a novel cryptic plasmid, pHLHK26, in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    New Microbiol 30:139-47. 2007
    ....
  36. pmc Clinical features and complete genome characterization of a distinct human rhinovirus (HRV) genetic cluster, probably representing a previously undetected HRV species, HRV-C, associated with acute respiratory illness in children
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3655-64. 2007
    ..A newly identified HRV species, HRV-C, is circulating worldwide and is an important cause of febrile wheeze and asthmatic exacerbations in children requiring hospitalization...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cytosine deamination and selection of CpG suppressed clones are the two major independent biological forces that shape codon usage bias in coronaviruses
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Hong Kong Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Virology 369:431-42. 2007
    ..The underlying mechanism for the extreme codon usage bias, cytosine deamination and G+C content in CoV-HKU1 warrants further studies...
  38. pmc CoVDB: a comprehensive database for comparative analysis of coronavirus genes and genomes
    Yi Huang
    Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology and State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D504-11. 2008
    ..With the annotated sequences in CoVDB, more specific blast search results can be generated for efficient downstream analysis...
  39. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus as an agent of emerging and reemerging infection
    Vincent C C Cheng
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Microbiol Rev 20:660-94. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a novel insertion sequence, IS Bp1, in Burkholderia pseudomallei
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Arch Microbiol 177:267-73. 2002
    ..Using several insertion sequences and a combination of insertion-sequence-based and non-insertion-sequence-based methods such as ribotyping will probably increase the discriminatory power of molecular typing in B. pseudomallei...