S S Chiu

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Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influenza A infection is an important cause of febrile seizures
    S S Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatrics 108:E63. 2001
  2. doi request reprint The population based socioeconomic burden of pediatric influenza-associated hospitalization in Hong Kong
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Vaccine 30:1895-900. 2012
  3. pmc Is respiratory viral infection really an important trigger of asthma exacerbations in children?
    So Lun Lee
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Eur J Pediatr 170:1317-24. 2011
  4. pmc Age-matched comparison of children hospitalized for 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza with those hospitalized for seasonal H1N1 and H3N2
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 6:e21837. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of intradermal influenza immunization at a reduced dose in healthy children
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 119:1076-82. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Review of the Varilrix varicella vaccine
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Expert Rev Vaccines 4:629-43. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk-stratified seroprevalence of SARS coronavirus in children residing in a district with point-source outbreak compared to a low-risk area
    P P W Lee
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 14:17-20. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Excess mortality associated with the 2009 pandemic of influenza A(H1N1) in Hong Kong
    L Yang
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1542-50. 2012
  9. pmc Nasopharyngeal carriage of antimicrobial-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae among young children attending 79 kindergartens and day care centers in Hong Kong
    S S Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:2765-70. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of bacteremic pneumococcal infections in an area with high resistance
    P L Ho
    Centre of Infection and Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:323-7. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Influenza A infection is an important cause of febrile seizures
    S S Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Pediatrics 108:E63. 2001
    ....
  2. doi request reprint The population based socioeconomic burden of pediatric influenza-associated hospitalization in Hong Kong
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
    Vaccine 30:1895-900. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Is respiratory viral infection really an important trigger of asthma exacerbations in children?
    So Lun Lee
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Eur J Pediatr 170:1317-24. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Age-matched comparison of children hospitalized for 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza with those hospitalized for seasonal H1N1 and H3N2
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    PLoS ONE 6:e21837. 2011
    ..There was no difference in other aspects of the clinical course or outcome...
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of intradermal influenza immunization at a reduced dose in healthy children
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatrics 119:1076-82. 2007
    ..We conducted this study to test the hypothesis that intradermal influenza vaccination at one fifth of a standard dose elicits comparable immunogenicity to full-dose intramuscular vaccination in children...
  6. ncbi request reprint Review of the Varilrix varicella vaccine
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Expert Rev Vaccines 4:629-43. 2005
    ..Similar to the other Oka-strain vaccines, Varilrix is safe, immunogenic and efficacious in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent children and adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Risk-stratified seroprevalence of SARS coronavirus in children residing in a district with point-source outbreak compared to a low-risk area
    P P W Lee
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 14:17-20. 2008
    ..1. SARS coronavirus has low transmissibility at the community level. 2. Subclinical SARS coronavirus infection is rare in children...
  8. doi request reprint Excess mortality associated with the 2009 pandemic of influenza A(H1N1) in Hong Kong
    L Yang
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1542-50. 2012
    ..The estimates of excess deaths were more than twofold higher than the reported fatal cases with laboratory-confirmed pH1N1 infection...
  9. pmc Nasopharyngeal carriage of antimicrobial-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae among young children attending 79 kindergartens and day care centers in Hong Kong
    S S Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:2765-70. 2001
    ..004; odds ratio, 2; 95% confidence interval, 1.2 to 3.2). This study demonstrated the high prevalence of antibiotic-resistant S. pneumoniae in healthy young children in the community in Hong Kong...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of bacteremic pneumococcal infections in an area with high resistance
    P L Ho
    Centre of Infection and Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:323-7. 2006
    ..2, p<0.001) and discordant therapy (OR 4.3, 95%CI 1.7-10.9, p<0.002) involving agents with poor anti-pneumococcal activity (but not penicillins and broad-spectrum beta-lactam agents) were significantly associated with mortality...
  11. pmc Decreased levofloxacin susceptibility in Haemophilus influenzae in children, Hong Kong
    Pak Leung Ho
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology and Centre of Infection, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1960-2. 2004
    ..9%) had decreased susceptibility to quinolones. The five strains had a Ser-84-Lys or Asp-88-Asn substitution in GyrA. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis showed that the isolates are genetically diverse...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance patterns of nasopharyngeal and invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Hong Kong children
    Pak Leung Ho
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, PR China
    Vaccine 22:3334-9. 2004
    ..7 and 66.1% of the invasive and carriage isolates, respectively. The same seven serotypes comprised 87.5% invasive isolates and 82.8% carriage isolates with resistance to penicillin, erythromycin and/or cefotaxime...
  13. pmc DNA typing of cytological samples for retrospective identification of an early case of Panton-Valentine leucocidin-positive, community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia
    P L Ho
    Departments of Microbiology, Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2457-8. 2008
    ..Stored cytological materials prepared from the pleural fluid were retrieved for molecular analysis. The result indicates the presence of a Panton-Valentine leucocidin-positive, spa type 019 MRSA...
  14. pmc Cytotoxic T lymphocytes established by seasonal human influenza cross-react against 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus
    Wenwei Tu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Room L7 58, 7 F Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong
    J Virol 84:6527-35. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Pediatric hospitalization for pneumococcal diseases preventable by 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Hong Kong
    Pak Leung Ho
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Vaccine 25:6837-41. 2007
    ..3 (95% CI, 16.7-21.9) for IPD, 58.5 (95% CI, 57.3-59.6) for clinical pneumonia and 40.6 (95% CI, 59-82.2) for radiological pneumonia...
  16. pmc Fluoroquinolone and other antimicrobial resistance in invasive pneumococci, Hong Kong, 1995-2001
    Pak Leung Ho
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1250-7. 2004
    ..5% from children < or = 5 years of age and 93% from persons of all ages were of serotypes that are included in the 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine...
  17. doi request reprint The prevalence and characteristics of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates expressing serotypes 6C and 6D in Hong Kong prior to the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Pak Leung Ho
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:439-44. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, results from the molecular studies indicated that the evolution of the capsular genes have involved complex pathways...
  18. ncbi request reprint Invasive pneumococcal disease burden in Hong Kong children
    Pak Leung Ho
    University of Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:454-5. 2006
    ..9-23.3) for children aged <or=2 years, 15.6 (95% CI, 12.8-18.6) for children aged <or=5 years and 1 (95% CI, 0.52-1.7) for children aged 6-14 years. The findings indicate a significant disease burden...
  19. ncbi request reprint Universal antenatal human immunodeficiency virus testing in Hong Kong: consensus statement
    P L Ho
    Consensus Meeting Group on Universal Antenatal HIV Testing, Center of Infection, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 7:421-7. 2001
    ..Data from local studies was also presented and discussed. The timing, potential problems, and cost issues involved in testing all pregnant women in Hong Kong for human immunodeficiency virus were then considered...
  20. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of intradermal versus intramuscular route of influenza immunization in infants less than 6 months of age: a randomized controlled trial
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Vaccine 27:4834-9. 2009
    ..We documented maintenance of HAI titers above seroprotective levels against all three vaccine antigens in 97.6% of subjects regardless of vaccination methods over a time of waning maternal antibodies...
  21. doi request reprint Virologically confirmed population-based burden of hospitalization caused by influenza A and B among children in Hong Kong
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1016-21. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the virologically confirmed hospitalization rates associated with influenza virus infection among Hong Kong children...
  22. doi request reprint Comparison of nasopharyngeal flocked swabs and aspirates for rapid diagnosis of respiratory viruses in children
    K H Chan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Virol 42:65-9. 2008
    ..The quality of clinical specimens is a crucial determinant for virological diagnosis...
  23. pmc Curtailing unnecessary vancomycin usage in a hospital with high rates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    C R Kumana
    Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 52:427-32. 2001
    ..aureus isolates (72% from ICU patients) were methicillin resistant...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rhinovirus infection in hospitalized children in Hong Kong: a prospective study
    Daniel K L Cheuk
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:995-1000. 2007
    ..To analyze the clinical features and estimate the hospitalization disease burden of rhinovirus infection in children in Hong Kong...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk-stratified seroprevalence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus among children in Hong Kong
    Pamela P W Lee
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Pediatrics 117:e1156-62. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint Influenza-related hospitalizations among children in Hong Kong
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    N Engl J Med 347:2097-103. 2002
    ..In Hong Kong, China, the influenza and RSV infection seasons sometimes do not overlap, thus providing an opportunity to estimate the rate of influenza-related hospitalization in a defined population, free from the effects of RSV...
  27. ncbi request reprint Human coronavirus NL63 infection and other coronavirus infections in children hospitalized with acute respiratory disease in Hong Kong, China
    Susan S Chiu
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1721-9. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Severe acute respiratory syndrome among children
    Chi Wai Leung
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Pediatrics 113:e535-43. 2004
    ....
  29. pmc Children with respiratory disease associated with metapneumovirus in Hong Kong
    J S Malik Peiris
    The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:628-33. 2003
    ..Phylogenetically, all HMPV virus strains from Hong Kong belonged to one of the two genetic lineages previously described. HMPV contributed to 441.6 hospital admissions per 100,000 population <6 years of age...
  30. doi request reprint Fecal carriage of CTXM type extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing organisms by children and their household contacts
    Wai U Lo
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology and Carol Yu Centre for Infection, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Infect 60:286-92. 2010
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of fecal carriage of CTX-M type extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL)-producing organisms among children and their household contacts...