B S F Tang

Summary

Affiliation: Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital
Country: Hong Kong

Publications

  1. ncbi Comparative host gene transcription by microarray analysis early after infection of the Huh7 cell line by SARS coronavirus and human coronavirus 229E
    B S F Tang
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:23-6. 2009
  2. ncbi Fatal interaction between clarithromycin and colchicine in patients with renal insufficiency: a retrospective study
    I F N Hung
    Research Center of Infection and Immunology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Infect Dis 41:291-300. 2005
  3. ncbi Viral replication in the nasopharynx is associated with diarrhea in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    V C C Cheng
    Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Infect Dis 38:467-75. 2004
  4. ncbi Q fever: underdiagnosed in Hong Kong?
    J F W Chan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:56-8. 2010
  5. ncbi Lymphocyte surge as a marker for immunorestitution disease due to Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in HIV-negative immunosuppressed hosts
    V C C Cheng
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:512-4. 2004
  6. ncbi Medical treatment of viral pneumonia including SARS in immunocompetent adult
    V C C Cheng
    Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Infect 49:262-73. 2004
  7. doi Antimicrobial stewardship program directed at broad-spectrum intravenous antibiotics prescription in a tertiary hospital
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hongkong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1447-56. 2009
  8. doi Effect of antibiotics on the bacterial load of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonisation in anterior nares
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hosp Infect 70:27-34. 2008
  9. ncbi Clinical progression and viral load in a community outbreak of coronavirus-associated SARS pneumonia: a prospective study
    J S M Peiris
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    Lancet 361:1767-72. 2003
  10. pmc Clostridium bacteraemia characterised by 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing
    P C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Pathol 58:301-7. 2005

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Publications10

  1. ncbi Comparative host gene transcription by microarray analysis early after infection of the Huh7 cell line by SARS coronavirus and human coronavirus 229E
    B S F Tang
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:23-6. 2009
    ..During the early stages of infection, SARS-CoV produces more severe perturbation of host cell gene expression in a human epithelial cell line of liver origin than the HCoV-229E...
  2. ncbi Fatal interaction between clarithromycin and colchicine in patients with renal insufficiency: a retrospective study
    I F N Hung
    Research Center of Infection and Immunology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Infect Dis 41:291-300. 2005
    ..It is metabolized by CYP3A4 and is transported by P-glycoprotein. Initial case reports suggested potentially fatal interactions between clarithromycin and colchicine...
  3. ncbi Viral replication in the nasopharynx is associated with diarrhea in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    V C C Cheng
    Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Clin Infect Dis 38:467-75. 2004
    ..The lung and the gastrointestinal tract may react differently to SARS coronavirus infection. Additional investigation of the role of SARS coronavirus in the pathogenesis of diarrhea in patients with SARS should be conducted...
  4. ncbi Q fever: underdiagnosed in Hong Kong?
    J F W Chan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 16:56-8. 2010
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  5. ncbi Lymphocyte surge as a marker for immunorestitution disease due to Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in HIV-negative immunosuppressed hosts
    V C C Cheng
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:512-4. 2004
  6. ncbi Medical treatment of viral pneumonia including SARS in immunocompetent adult
    V C C Cheng
    Centre of Infection, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    J Infect 49:262-73. 2004
    ..Randomized therapeutic trial should be conducted to ascertain the relative usefulness of antiviral alone or in combination with steroid...
  7. doi Antimicrobial stewardship program directed at broad-spectrum intravenous antibiotics prescription in a tertiary hospital
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hongkong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1447-56. 2009
    ..8%. Antibiotics consumption reduced from 73.06 (baseline, year 2004) to 64.01 (year 2007) per 1,000 patient bed-day-occupancy. Our model can be easily applied even in the clinical setting of limited resources...
  8. doi Effect of antibiotics on the bacterial load of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonisation in anterior nares
    V C C Cheng
    Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Hosp Infect 70:27-34. 2008
    ..79; 0.67-0.93; P=0.002). Patients on beta-lactam or fluoroquinolone therapy have increased incidence of MRSA colonisation and higher nasal bacterial loads, and appear to spread their MRSA into the near patient environment...
  9. ncbi Clinical progression and viral load in a community outbreak of coronavirus-associated SARS pneumonia: a prospective study
    J S M Peiris
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, China
    Lancet 361:1767-72. 2003
    ..We investigated the temporal progression of the clinical, radiological, and virological changes in a community outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  10. pmc Clostridium bacteraemia characterised by 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing
    P C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Pathol 58:301-7. 2005
    ..Moreover, previous studies on clostridium bacteraemia have been limited and relied only on phenotypic species identification...