Wilina Lim

Summary

Affiliation: Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Influenza A H5N1 detection
    Enders K O Ng
    Virology Division, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1303-5. 2005
  2. pmc Respiratory infections during SARS outbreak, Hong Kong, 2003
    Janice Y C Lo
    Virology Division, Public Health Laboratory Centre, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 382 Nam Cheong Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1738-41. 2005
  3. pmc Oseltamivir- and Amantadine-Resistant Influenza Virus A (H1N1)
    Peter K C Cheng
    Department of Health, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:155-6. 2010
  4. pmc Oseltamivir- and amantadine-resistant influenza viruses A (H1N1)
    Peter K C Cheng
    Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:966-8. 2009
  5. pmc A HIV-1 heterosexual transmission chain in Guangzhou, China: a molecular epidemiological study
    Zhigang Han
    Guangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Guangdong, PR China
    Virol J 6:148. 2009
  6. pmc The association of RANTES polymorphism with severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong and Beijing Chinese
    Man Wai Ng
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Infect Dis 7:50. 2007
  7. pmc Automated extraction protocol for quantification of SARS-coronavirus RNA in serum: an evaluation study
    Rossa W K Chiu
    Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    BMC Infect Dis 6:20. 2006
  8. pmc The interferon gamma gene polymorphism +874 A/T is associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Wai Po Chong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Infect Dis 6:82. 2006
  9. doi Sero-immunity and serologic response to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus in Hong Kong
    Gannon C Mak
    Virology Division, Public Health Laboratory Services Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Med Virol 82:1809-15. 2010
  10. doi The impact of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 on the circulation of respiratory viruses 2009-2011
    Gannon C Mak
    Virology Division, Public Health Laboratory Services Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong, China
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e6-10. 2012

Collaborators

  • Yi Guan
  • Azra C Ghani
  • Thomas Tsang
  • Neil M Ferguson
  • Steven Riley
  • Christophe Fraser
  • Tai Hing Lam
  • W Y Lee
  • Peter K C Cheng
  • Gannon C Mak
  • Ann H Wong
  • J S Malik Peiris
  • Tommy W C Leung
  • Man Wai Ng
  • Wai Po Chong
  • K C Ng
  • Anita Y Y Ng
  • Peter C K Leung
  • Zhigang Han
  • Eudora Y Chow
  • Raymond W H Yung
  • Eric Y T Chan
  • Helen Ka Wai Law
  • Yu Lung Lau
  • Wilfred Hing Sang Wong
  • Rossa W K Chiu
  • Enders K O Ng
  • Janice Y C Lo
  • Gabriel M Leung
  • John M Nicholls
  • Winnie Y Y Ho
  • Amanda P C To
  • Perrin W W Choy
  • Ricky K H Lam
  • C S Lau
  • Kitty K Y Wong
  • Connie W C Lee
  • Salina Y K Chow
  • Ming Wang
  • Huifang Xu
  • Xinli Pang
  • Eric C M Ho
  • Zhenbo Liang
  • Jinkou Zhao
  • Mary Y Y Lai
  • Kai Li
  • Lirui Fan
  • Susanna Fung Shan Fok
  • Loretta Wing Yan Lee
  • Ka Leung Au
  • Yun Zhai
  • Hongxing Zhang
  • Fuchu He
  • Gangqiao Zhou
  • Gloria Hoi Wan Tso
  • W K Eddie Ip
  • Grace T Y Chung
  • Wing Bong Lui
  • Anthony T C Chan
  • Y M Dennis Lo
  • Yongjie Jin
  • K L Au
  • Yiu Hong Leung
  • Antia Y Y Ng
  • T L Hoang
  • Thomson Wu
  • Eugene Y H Yeung
  • Patsy Chau
  • Roy M Anderson
  • Tonny Ng
  • Pui hong Chung
  • Pak Yin Leung
  • Tina Mok
  • Anthony J Hedley
  • Alex Fu
  • Christi A Donnelly
  • Steve K K Chan
  • Yuk lung Law
  • Kin W Yan
  • Kam C Lee
  • Chung Y Leung
  • Kong L Mak
  • Kwok H Chan
  • Pak K Hui
  • Kwok Y Yuen
  • Ngai C Tsang
  • Chung M Chu
  • Leo L M Poon
  • Wai F Ng
  • Sik T Lai

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Influenza A H5N1 detection
    Enders K O Ng
    Virology Division, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1303-5. 2005
    ..This assay was evaluated with samples from H5N1-infected patients and demonstrated greater sensitivity and faster turnaround time than nested RT-PCR...
  2. pmc Respiratory infections during SARS outbreak, Hong Kong, 2003
    Janice Y C Lo
    Virology Division, Public Health Laboratory Centre, Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 382 Nam Cheong Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1738-41. 2005
    ..Community hygienic measures significantly reduced the incidence of various respiratory viral infections...
  3. pmc Oseltamivir- and Amantadine-Resistant Influenza Virus A (H1N1)
    Peter K C Cheng
    Department of Health, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:155-6. 2010
    ..A clade 2C strain resistant to both oseltamivir and amantadine also was detected in Cambodia in 2007 (2)...
  4. pmc Oseltamivir- and amantadine-resistant influenza viruses A (H1N1)
    Peter K C Cheng
    Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:966-8. 2009
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  5. pmc A HIV-1 heterosexual transmission chain in Guangzhou, China: a molecular epidemiological study
    Zhigang Han
    Guangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Guangdong, PR China
    Virol J 6:148. 2009
    ..These cases were identified by epidemiological investigation and suspected to acquire the infection through a common heterosexual transmission chain...
  6. pmc The association of RANTES polymorphism with severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong and Beijing Chinese
    Man Wai Ng
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Infect Dis 7:50. 2007
    ..Chemokines play important roles in inflammation and antiviral action. We examined whether polymorphisms of RANTES, IP-10 and Mig affect the susceptibility to and outcome of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  7. pmc Automated extraction protocol for quantification of SARS-coronavirus RNA in serum: an evaluation study
    Rossa W K Chiu
    Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    BMC Infect Dis 6:20. 2006
    ..In this study, we evaluated the feasibility of automating the serum RNA extraction procedure in order to increase the throughput of the assay...
  8. pmc The interferon gamma gene polymorphism +874 A/T is associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Wai Po Chong
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    BMC Infect Dis 6:82. 2006
    ..Cytokines play important roles in antiviral action. We examined whether polymorphisms of IFN-gamma,TNF-alpha and IL-10 affect the susceptibility to and outcome of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)...
  9. doi Sero-immunity and serologic response to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus in Hong Kong
    Gannon C Mak
    Virology Division, Public Health Laboratory Services Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    J Med Virol 82:1809-15. 2010
    ..Further study is required to collect additional data on antibody persistence and determine how much protection is conferred by previous exposure to seasonal influenza A (H1N1) viruses...
  10. doi The impact of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 on the circulation of respiratory viruses 2009-2011
    Gannon C Mak
    Virology Division, Public Health Laboratory Services Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong, China
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e6-10. 2012
    ..This phenomenon could most likely be explained by virus interference...
  11. pmc SARS-CoV antibody prevalence in all Hong Kong patient contacts
    Gabriel M Leung
    University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1653-6. 2004
    ..19%) were positive for SARS coronavirus immunoglobulin G antibody. SARS rarely manifests as a subclinical infection, and at present, wild animal species are the only important natural reservoirs of the virus...
  12. ncbi Laboratory containment of SARS virus
    Wilina Lim
    Virology Division, Public Health Labortory Services Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 35:354-60. 2006
    ..Audits of these laboratories in 2004 showed that laboratory safety and containment requirements as recommended were generally met...
  13. doi Performance of laboratory diagnostics for the detection of influenza A(H1N1)v virus as correlated with the time after symptom onset and viral load
    Peter K C Cheng
    Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Virol 47:182-5. 2010
    ..To diagnose influenza A(H1N1)v virus infection, accurate and rapid detection are important. However, there is scanty data on the performance of various laboratory diagnostics...
  14. ncbi Lung pathology of fatal severe acute respiratory syndrome
    John M Nicholls
    Department of Pathology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    Lancet 361:1773-8. 2003
    ..Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a novel infectious disease with global impact. A virus from the family Coronaviridae has been identified as the cause, but the pathogenesis is still unclear...