Laribacter hongkongensis

Summary

Alias: Laribacter hongkongensis Yuen et al. 2002

Top Publications

  1. doi Isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis from Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta) in Hangzhou, China
    X Ni
    Hangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, China
    Lett Appl Microbiol 52:465-7. 2011
  2. ncbi Construction of an inducible expression shuttle vector for Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 252:57-65. 2005
  3. doi Distribution and molecular characterization of tetracycline resistance in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:488-97. 2008
  4. doi Prevalence and characterization of quinolone resistance in Laribacter hongkongensis from grass carp and Chinese tiger frog
    Ding Qiang Chen
    1Department of Laboratory Medicine, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou 510120, PR China
    J Med Microbiol 62:1559-64. 2013
  5. pmc Cloning and characterization of a chromosomal class C beta-lactamase and its regulatory gene in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:1957-64. 2005
  6. doi Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry for rapid identification of Laribacter hongkongensis
    Bone S F Tang
    Department of Pathology, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Pathol 66:1081-3. 2013
  7. pmc Re-annotation of protein-coding genes in 10 complete genomes of Neisseriaceae family by combining similarity-based and composition-based methods
    Feng Biao Guo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    DNA Res 20:273-86. 2013
  8. pmc Structural and functional insight into the mechanism of an alkaline exonuclease from Laribacter hongkongensis
    Wen Yang
    State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:9803-19. 2011
  9. doi Hookworm with hypereosinophilia: atypical presentation of a typical disease
    Sebastiaan O Verboeket
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Travel Med 20:265-7. 2013
  10. ncbi Does Laribacter hongkongensis cause diarrhoea, or does diarrhoea "cause" L hongkongensis?
    J J Farmer
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 363:1923-4. 2004

Scientific Experts

  • S K P Lau
  • J J Farmer
  • Kwok Yung Yuen
  • Xiao Ping Ni
  • Patrick C Y Woo
  • Jia li Feng
  • Jing Hu
  • Jade L L Teng
  • Lei Shi
  • Qing Chen
  • Ou Zhang
  • Feng Biao Guo
  • Sebastiaan O Verboeket
  • Bone S F Tang
  • Ding Qiang Chen
  • Jin Yan Lin
  • Jiang feng Zhu
  • Shinji Yamasaki
  • Nityananda Chowdhury
  • Wen Yang
  • Rory M Watt
  • L Shen
  • Shirly O Curreem
  • Ka To Shum
  • Dae Sik Kim
  • Yu jing Jia
  • Luis A Marcos
  • Tsz Ming Chan
  • Guido E L van den Berk
  • Wai Sing Chan
  • Yu Ting Tong
  • Rachel Y Y Fan
  • Jan Peringa
  • Ai wu Wu
  • Alje P van Dam
  • Yong Ping Lin
  • Lifeng Xiong
  • Ling Yang
  • Xiao bing Jiang
  • Ting Yin Wong
  • Rogier R Jansen
  • Min Jie Mao
  • Yu Ting Luo
  • Joop E Arends
  • Shan Liu
  • Jian dong Li
  • Kyong Ran Peck
  • J Sun
  • H Xu
  • John W S Ho
  • Kwan Soo Ko
  • Mark Bartlam
  • Weihong Zhou
  • M Xiao
  • Herman Tse
  • H Xiang
  • Julian A Tanner
  • Sucharit Basu Neogi
  • Q Kong
  • Pok Yeung
  • Ji Young Choi
  • Ying Wang
  • Qionglin Zhang
  • J Cha
  • Laiju Sam
  • Sybil Cheuk Ki Wong
  • He Yan
  • Jian Dong Huang
  • H Jin
  • Jae Hoon Song
  • Yu Mi Wi
  • M Brown
  • Eric Lik Hang Lui
  • L Wei
  • Jade L Teng
  • Hui Wang
  • Wen Yang Chen
  • Zihe Rao
  • F Kong
  • Xiao Feng He
  • Shou Yi Yu
  • Herbert L DuPont
  • Lip tet Ng
  • Shirley S L Ma
  • Wai Ting Hui
  • Thomas H C Sit

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi Isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis from Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta) in Hangzhou, China
    X Ni
    Hangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, China
    Lett Appl Microbiol 52:465-7. 2011
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is well adapted to diverse freshwater environments and is associated with human community-acquired gastroenteritis and traveller's diarrhoea. The study intended to investigate whether L...
  2. ncbi Construction of an inducible expression shuttle vector for Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 252:57-65. 2005
    An Escherichia coli-Laribacter hongkongensis shuttle vector (pPW380) was constructed by ligating the 4701-bp EcoRI digested fragment of pHLHK8 to EcoRI digested pBK-CMV. An E. coli-L...
  3. doi Distribution and molecular characterization of tetracycline resistance in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:488-97. 2008
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a newly discovered bacterium associated with gastroenteritis and found in freshwater fish. Although isolates resistant to tetracycline have been described, their resistance mechanisms have not been studied.
  4. doi Prevalence and characterization of quinolone resistance in Laribacter hongkongensis from grass carp and Chinese tiger frog
    Ding Qiang Chen
    1Department of Laboratory Medicine, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou 510120, PR China
    J Med Microbiol 62:1559-64. 2013
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a food-borne bacterium associated with community-acquired gastroenteritis and diarrhoea...
  5. pmc Cloning and characterization of a chromosomal class C beta-lactamase and its regulatory gene in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:1957-64. 2005
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis, a newly discovered bacterium recently shown to be associated with community-acquired gastroenteritis, is generally resistant to most beta-lactams except the carbapenems...
  6. doi Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry for rapid identification of Laribacter hongkongensis
    Bone S F Tang
    Department of Pathology, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    J Clin Pathol 66:1081-3. 2013
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a Gram-negative, facultative anaerobic, motile, S-shaped, urease-positive bacillus associated with invasive infections in liver cirrhosis patients and community-acquired gastroenteritis...
  7. pmc Re-annotation of protein-coding genes in 10 complete genomes of Neisseriaceae family by combining similarity-based and composition-based methods
    Feng Biao Guo
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    DNA Res 20:273-86. 2013
    ..Transcriptional experiments validated the effectiveness of this method in Laribacter hongkongensis and Chromobacterium violaceum. Among the 106 newly found genes, some deserve particular interests...
  8. pmc Structural and functional insight into the mechanism of an alkaline exonuclease from Laribacter hongkongensis
    Wen Yang
    State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:9803-19. 2011
    ..The recently sequenced β-proteobacterium Laribacter hongkongensis (strain HLHK9) encodes putative homologs of alkaline exonuclease (LHK-Exo) and SSAP (LHK-Bet) proteins on ..
  9. doi Hookworm with hypereosinophilia: atypical presentation of a typical disease
    Sebastiaan O Verboeket
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Travel Med 20:265-7. 2013
    We describe a 55-year-old man returning from the Philippines infected with a hookworm, the novel bacterium Laribacter hongkongensis, and a Blastocystis hominis and presenting with both gastrointestinal and neurological symptoms...
  10. ncbi Does Laribacter hongkongensis cause diarrhoea, or does diarrhoea "cause" L hongkongensis?
    J J Farmer
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 363:1923-4. 2004
  11. doi Development of an ERIC sequence typing scheme for Laribacter hongkongensis, an emerging pathogen associated with community-acquired gastroenteritis and travellers' diarrhoea
    Jia li Feng
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
    J Med Microbiol 62:701-7. 2013
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a potential emerging pathogen, associated with community-acquired diarrhoea...
  12. doi The prevalence, antimicrobial resistance and PFGE profiles of Laribacter hongkongensis in retail freshwater fish and edible frogs of southern China
    Jia li Feng
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
    Food Microbiol 32:118-23. 2012
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a novel emerging pathogen associated with human gastroenteritis. We aimed to investigate the prevalence, antimicrobial resistance and genotypic relationship of 199 L...
  13. ncbi [Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Laribacter hongkongensis and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from patients with diarrhea in Guangzhou]
    Yu jing Jia
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 30:455-7, 462. 2010
    To survey the prevalence of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) and Laribacter hongkongensis (LH) and their drug resistance in diarrhea patients in Guangzhou.
  14. doi Identification and characterization of integron-associated antibiotic resistant Laribacter hongkongensis isolated from aquatic products in China
    Jia li Feng
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
    Int J Food Microbiol 144:337-41. 2011
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a recently discovered bacterium associated with gastroenteritis...
  15. doi Aptamer-mediated inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis polyphosphate kinase 2
    Ka To Shum
    Department of Biochemistry, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    Biochemistry 50:3261-71. 2011
    ..The aptamer was also tested against Vibrio cholerae PPK2, where it showed an IC(50) of 105 nM and insignificant inhibition against more distantly related Laribacter hongkongensis PPK2.
  16. pmc Bacteremia caused by Laribacter hongkongensis misidentified as Acinetobacter lwoffii: report of the first case in Korea
    Dae Sik Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Samsung Changwon Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Changwon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:679-81. 2011
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is an emerging pathogen in patients with community-acquired gastroenteritis and traveler's diarrhea. We herein report a case of L...
  17. doi Detection of Laribacter hongkongensis using species-specific duplex PCR assays targeting the 16S rRNA gene and the 16S-23S rRNA intergenic spacer region (ISR)
    L Shen
    Hangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jianqiao Town, Hangzhou, China
    J Appl Microbiol 111:625-30. 2011
    For the rapid detection of Laribacter hongkongensis, which is associated with human community-acquired gastroenteritis and traveller's diarrhoea, we developed a duplex species-specific PCR assay.
  18. pmc Virulence determinants, drug resistance and mobile genetic elements of Laribacter hongkongensis: a genome-wide analysis
    Susanna Kp Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Hong Kong
    Cell Biosci 1:17. 2011
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  19. pmc General metabolism of Laribacter hongkongensis: a genome-wide analysis
    Shirly O Curreem
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cell Biosci 1:16. 2011
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  20. pmc Transport genes and chemotaxis in Laribacter hongkongensis: a genome-wide analysis
    Susanna Kp Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Hong Kong
    Cell Biosci 1:28. 2011
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  21. pmc The complete genome and proteome of Laribacter hongkongensis reveal potential mechanisms for adaptations to different temperatures and habitats
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000416. 2009
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a newly discovered Gram-negative bacillus of the Neisseriaceae family associated with freshwater fish-borne gastroenteritis and traveler's diarrhea. The complete genome sequence of L...
  22. ncbi Environmental surveillance for Laribacter hongkongensis, a diarrhoeal pathogen discovered in Hong Kong
    S K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Hong Kong Med J 15:30-2. 2009
    1. Laribacter hongkongensis was isolated from the midguts and hindguts of 86 (24%) of 360 freshwater fish from retail markets, including grass carp (60%), bighead carp (53%), mud carp (25%), and large-mouth bass (5%). 2...
  23. pmc Use of cefoperazone MacConkey agar for selective isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis
    Susanna K P Lau
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4839-41. 2003
    A new selective medium, cefoperazone MacConkey agar (CMA), was developed for primary isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis from stool...
  24. ncbi 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
    In this study, we describe the isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis, a recently described genus and species of bacterium, in pure culture on charcoal cefoperazone deoxycholate agar from the stool of six patients with diarrhea...
  25. ncbi Association of Laribacter hongkongensis in community-acquired gastroenteritis with travel and eating fish: a multicentre case-control study
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Lancet 363:1941-7. 2004
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis has been recovered from several patients with gastroenteritis. However, the causative role of this organism in human gastroenteritis is still unproven, and sources of the bacterium are unknown...
  26. pmc Ecoepidemiology of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis
    Jade L L Teng
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 43:919-22. 2005
    In a territory-wide surveillance study, Laribacter hongkongensis was isolated solely from freshwater fish (60% of grass carps, 53% of bighead carps, and 25% of mud carps)...
  27. ncbi Current status and future directions for Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis and traveller's diarrhoea
    Patrick C Y Woo
    Department of Microbiology and Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, ROC
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:413-9. 2005
    ..Recently, a novel bacterium, Laribacter hongkongensis, was discovered and shown to be associated with gastroenteritis and traveller's diarrhoea...
  28. ncbi 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
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis, a recently discovered bacterium associated with community-acquired gastroenteritis, has been found in the intestines of freshwater fish...
  29. pmc Laribacter hongkongensis isolated from a patient with community-acquired gastroenteritis in Hangzhou City
    Xiao Ping Ni
    Hangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, No 277, Wu Lin Road, Hangzhou, 310006, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Microbiol 45:255-6. 2007
    We describe the isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis in Hangzhou City, People's Republic of China...
  30. ncbi Plasmid profile and construction of a small shuttle vector in Laribacter hongkongensis
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Room 423, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital Compound, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
    Biotechnol Lett 29:1575-82. 2007
    Among 21 human strains of Laribacter hongkongensis, small plasmids were observed in four strains, and large ones in six strains...
  31. ncbi 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
    ..nucleotide sequence and characterization of a cryptic plasmid, pHLHK26, recovered from a strain of Laribacter hongkongensis isolated from a patient with community acquired gastroenteritis...
  32. ncbi Isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis, from drinking water reservoirs in Hong Kong
    S K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Appl Microbiol 103:507-15. 2007
    Freshwater fish has been found to be the reservoir of Laribacter hongkongensis, a recently discovered bacterium associated with community-acquired gastroenteritis...
  33. ncbi Advances in defining etiology and new therapeutic approaches in acute diarrhea
    Luis A Marcos
    School of Medicine, The University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
    J Infect 55:385-93. 2007
    ..Newly appreciated agents include enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis, Klebsiella oxytoca and Laribacter hongkongensis. Atypical enteropathogenic E...
  34. doi Then and now: use of 16S rDNA gene sequencing for bacterial identification and discovery of novel bacteria in clinical microbiology laboratories
    P C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:908-34. 2008
    ..Among the 100 novel species, Streptococcus sinensis, Laribacter hongkongensis, Clostridium hathewayi and Borrelia spielmanii have been most thoroughly characterized, with the ..
  35. doi Isolation of Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with gastroenteritis, from Chinese tiger frog
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Food Microbiol 129:78-82. 2009
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a recently discovered novel bacterium associated with community-acquired gastroenteritis...
  36. pmc Development of a multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Laribacter hongkongensis, a novel bacterium associated with freshwater fish-borne gastroenteritis and traveler's diarrhea
    Patrick C Y Woo
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PR China
    BMC Microbiol 9:21. 2009
    b>Laribacter hongkongensis is a newly discovered, facultative anaerobic, Gram-negative, motile, sea gull-shaped rod associated with freshwater fish borne gastroenteritis and traveler's diarrhea...
  37. doi Susceptibility patterns of clinical and fish isolates of Laribacter hongkongensis: comparison of the Etest, disc diffusion and broth microdilution methods
    Susanna K P Lau
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:704-8. 2009
    To determine the antibiotic susceptibility patterns of 60 strains of Laribacter hongkongensis isolated from humans and fish to eight antibiotics and compare the results obtained from broth microdilution, Etest and disc diffusion ..
  38. pmc Laribacter hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel gram-negative bacterium isolated from a cirrhotic patient with bacteremia and empyema
    K Y Yuen
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 39:4227-32. 2001
    ..For these reasons, a new genus and species, Laribacter hongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., is proposed, for which HKU1 is the type strain...