P L Lim

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Epidemiology of travel-associated pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection in 116 patients, Singapore
    Pratik Mukherjee
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:21-6. 2010
  2. pmc Surveillance for Clostridium difficile infection: ICD-9 coding has poor sensitivity compared to laboratory diagnosis in hospital patients, Singapore
    Monica Chan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 6:e15603. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Rates and predictors for influenza vaccine prescriptions among HIV-infected clinic patients in Singapore
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Disease, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 42:173-7. 2013
  4. pmc Expatriates ill after travel: results from the Geosentinel Surveillance Network
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    BMC Infect Dis 12:386. 2012
  5. pmc Failure to prescribe pneumocystis prophylaxis is associated with increased mortality, even in the cART era: results from the Treat Asia HIV observational database
    Poh Lian Lim
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:1. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza and SARS: the impact of viral pandemics on maritime health
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Int Marit Health 62:170-5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Wound infections in tsunami survivors: a commentary
    P L Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:582-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Laboratory-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    N Engl J Med 350:1740-5. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Serologic response to rabies pre-exposure vaccination in persons with potential occupational exposure in Singapore
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, 308433 Singapore
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e511-3. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Chikungunya in Singapore: imported cases among travelers visiting friends and relatives
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433, Singapore
    J Travel Med 16:289-91. 2009

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Epidemiology of travel-associated pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection in 116 patients, Singapore
    Pratik Mukherjee
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:21-6. 2010
    ..Thermal scanners detected fevers in 12% of the arriving case-patients, resulting in a shorter time to isolation...
  2. pmc Surveillance for Clostridium difficile infection: ICD-9 coding has poor sensitivity compared to laboratory diagnosis in hospital patients, Singapore
    Monica Chan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 6:e15603. 2011
    ..45. Previous US studies showed good correlation between CDTA and ICD-9 codes. However, the use of ICD-9 codes for CDI surveillance has not been validated in other healthcare settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rates and predictors for influenza vaccine prescriptions among HIV-infected clinic patients in Singapore
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Disease, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 42:173-7. 2013
    ..This study examines the rates of influenza vaccine prescriptions in a clinic population, and patient, doctor and clinic factors that could affect the vaccine prescribing rates...
  4. pmc Expatriates ill after travel: results from the Geosentinel Surveillance Network
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    BMC Infect Dis 12:386. 2012
    ..Expatriates are a distinct population at unique risk for health problems related to their travel exposure...
  5. pmc Failure to prescribe pneumocystis prophylaxis is associated with increased mortality, even in the cART era: results from the Treat Asia HIV observational database
    Poh Lian Lim
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:1. 2012
    ..This study examines the proportion of patients in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) receiving PCP prophylaxis, and its effect on PCP and mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza and SARS: the impact of viral pandemics on maritime health
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Int Marit Health 62:170-5. 2011
    ..Compliance with international health regulations, and the ability to adapt these to maritime health needs, will be important in the shipping industry...
  7. ncbi request reprint Wound infections in tsunami survivors: a commentary
    P L Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 34:582-5. 2005
    ..Therapy for less frequently encountered clinical entities is also discussed, including tetanus, cutaneous and septicaemic melioidosis, post-traumatic mucormycosis, Vibrio vulnificus and Aeromonas hydrophila...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laboratory-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    N Engl J Med 350:1740-5. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Serologic response to rabies pre-exposure vaccination in persons with potential occupational exposure in Singapore
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, 308433 Singapore
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e511-3. 2010
    ..If access to serological surveillance is unavailable, such high-risk individuals should receive booster vaccination...
  10. doi request reprint Chikungunya in Singapore: imported cases among travelers visiting friends and relatives
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433, Singapore
    J Travel Med 16:289-91. 2009
    ..These sporadic imported cases occurred over a year before the 2008 chikungunya outbreaks in Singapore, demonstrating the potential for introducing this emerging viral infection into new areas via VFR travel...
  11. doi request reprint Appendicitis associated with travelers' diarrhea caused by Aeromonas sobria
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Travel Med 16:132-3. 2009
    ..No human case of appendicitis has been reported as a complication of Aeromonas infection until now. We describe a case of acute appendicitis associated with Aeromonas sobria infection acquired in Cebu, Philippines...
  12. ncbi request reprint Isolation of the first three cases of Clostridium difficile polymerase chain reaction ribotype 027 in Singapore
    P L Lim
    Communicable Disease Division, Ministry of Health, 16 College Road, Singapore 169854
    Singapore Med J 52:361-4. 2011
    ..We initiated a culture-based surveillance to detect this epidemic strain in Singapore...
  13. doi request reprint Imported chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax in Singapore: case report and literature review
    Poh Lian Lim
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Travel Med 17:69-71. 2010
    ..We report a 58-year-old business traveler who returned from Indonesia and experienced relapse due to CRPV. The epidemiology and diagnostic challenges of CRPV for travel medicine clinicians are reviewed...
  14. pmc Illness in long-term travelers visiting GeoSentinel clinics
    Lin H Chen
    Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1773-82. 2009
    ..Our results can help prioritize screening for and diagnosis of illness in long-term travelers and provide evidence-based pretravel advice...
  15. pmc Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Singapore: clinical features of index patient and initial contacts
    Li Yang Hsu
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:713-7. 2003
    ..One of the largest outbreaks of SARS to date began in Singapore in March 2003. We describe the clinical, laboratory, and radiologic features of the index patient and the patient's initial contacts affected with probable SARS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cluster of Staphylococcus aureus and dengue co-infection in Singapore
    Louis Y A Chai
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:847-50. 2007
    ..Singapore saw a resurgence of dengue infections in 2005. Concurrent bacterial co-infections in dengue is rare...
  17. ncbi request reprint Large artery ischaemic stroke in severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    T Umapathi
    Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    J Neurol 251:1227-31. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Abdominal pain in a patient with AIDS
    Kevin Tan
    Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Clin Infect Dis 39:831-2, 866-7. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Hookworm infections in Singaporean soldiers after jungle training in Brunei Darussalam
    Vernon J Lee
    Army Medical Services, Singapore Armed Forces, 701 Transit Road, Level 3, Singapore 778910, Republic of Singapore
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:1214-8. 2007
    ..Helminth infections are common in visitors to rural Asia. As preventing exposure is often difficult, empirical treatment with anthelminthics should be considered in travellers to high risk areas...