K F Shortridge

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. ncbi Multiple genotypes of nonpathogenic H6N2 influenza viruses isolated from chickens in California
    R J Webby
    Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Avian Dis 47:905-10. 2003
  2. ncbi Interspecies transmission of influenza viruses: H5N1 virus and a Hong Kong SAR perspective
    K F Shortridge
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Vet Microbiol 74:141-7. 2000
  3. pmc Characterization of AFMP1: a novel target for serodiagnosis of aspergillosis
    K Y Yuen
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3830-7. 2001
  4. ncbi Reassortants of H5N1 influenza viruses recently isolated from aquatic poultry in Hong Kong SAR
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Avian Dis 47:911-3. 2003
  5. pmc Emergence of multiple genotypes of H5N1 avian influenza viruses in Hong Kong SAR
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8950-5. 2002
  6. ncbi The next influenza pandemic: lessons from Hong Kong
    K F Shortridge
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Appl Microbiol 94:70S-79S. 2003
  7. pmc Cocirculation of avian H9N2 and contemporary "human" H3N2 influenza A viruses in pigs in southeastern China: potential for genetic reassortment?
    J S Peiris
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 75:9679-86. 2001
  8. ncbi Isolation and characterization of viruses related to the SARS coronavirus from animals in southern China
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Science 302:276-8. 2003
  9. ncbi H5N1 influenza viruses isolated from geese in Southeastern China: evidence for genetic reassortment and interspecies transmission to ducks
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Virology 292:16-23. 2002
  10. ncbi The impact of a monthly rest day on avian influenza virus isolation rates in retail live poultry markets in Hong Kong
    N Y Kung
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Avian Dis 47:1037-41. 2003

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Multiple genotypes of nonpathogenic H6N2 influenza viruses isolated from chickens in California
    R J Webby
    Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Avian Dis 47:905-10. 2003
    ..Analysis of the remaining gene segments of the California viruses revealed that three distinct genotypes of H6N2 viruses were present...
  2. ncbi Interspecies transmission of influenza viruses: H5N1 virus and a Hong Kong SAR perspective
    K F Shortridge
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Vet Microbiol 74:141-7. 2000
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  3. pmc Characterization of AFMP1: a novel target for serodiagnosis of aspergillosis
    K Y Yuen
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3830-7. 2001
    ..This suggested that the recombinant protein and its antibody may be useful for serodiagnosis in patients with aspergilloma or invasive aspergillosis, and the protein may represent a good cell surface target for host humoral immunity...
  4. ncbi Reassortants of H5N1 influenza viruses recently isolated from aquatic poultry in Hong Kong SAR
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Avian Dis 47:911-3. 2003
    ..The internal gene constellation is also different from H5N1/97, but these variants have the potential for further reassortment events that may allow the interspecies transmission of the virus...
  5. pmc Emergence of multiple genotypes of H5N1 avian influenza viruses in Hong Kong SAR
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:8950-5. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi The next influenza pandemic: lessons from Hong Kong
    K F Shortridge
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Appl Microbiol 94:70S-79S. 2003
    ..This will enhance public confidence in the investigative process and in steps taken for its safety and health...
  7. pmc Cocirculation of avian H9N2 and contemporary "human" H3N2 influenza A viruses in pigs in southeastern China: potential for genetic reassortment?
    J S Peiris
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 75:9679-86. 2001
    ..Cocirculation of avian H9N2 and human H3N2 viruses in pigs provides an opportunity for genetic reassortment leading to the emergence of viruses with pandemic potential...
  8. ncbi Isolation and characterization of viruses related to the SARS coronavirus from animals in southern China
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    Science 302:276-8. 2003
    ..The detection of SCoV-like viruses in small, live wild mammals in a retail market indicates a route of interspecies transmission, although the natural reservoir is not known...
  9. ncbi H5N1 influenza viruses isolated from geese in Southeastern China: evidence for genetic reassortment and interspecies transmission to ducks
    Y Guan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Virology 292:16-23. 2002
    ..For pandemic preparedness, it is important to monitor whether these reassortant viruses have the capacity for interspecies transmission to terrestrial poultry or mammals...
  10. ncbi The impact of a monthly rest day on avian influenza virus isolation rates in retail live poultry markets in Hong Kong
    N Y Kung
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Avian Dis 47:1037-41. 2003
    ..In contrast, Newcastle disease virus (NDV) isolation rates appear unaffected by this intervention, possibly reflecting differences in herd immunity or virus transmission dynamics...
  11. pmc Molecular evolution of H6 influenza viruses from poultry in Southeastern China: prevalence of H6N1 influenza viruses possessing seven A/Hong Kong/156/97 (H5N1)-like genes in poultry
    P S Chin
    Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People s Republic of China
    J Virol 76:507-16. 2002
    ..the A/Hong Kong/156/97 (H5N1) virus raises the following fundamental questions relevant to influenza pandemic preparedness: could the pathogenic H5N1 virus reemerge and could the H6N1 viruses directly cross the species barrier to mammals?..
  12. ncbi Induction of proinflammatory cytokines in human macrophages by influenza A (H5N1) viruses: a mechanism for the unusual severity of human disease?
    C Y Cheung
    Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, SAR, Hong Kong, China
    Lancet 360:1831-7. 2002
    ..The biological basis for the severity of human H5N1 disease has remained unclear. We tested the hypothesis that virus-induced cytokine dysregulation has a role...
  13. ncbi Spread of H5N1 avian influenza virus: an ecological conundrum
    D S Melville
    Kadoorie Agricultural Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Lett Appl Microbiol 42:435-7. 2006
    ..There is an urgent need for multidisciplinary studies to explore the ecology of avian influenza viruses in wild birds and the environment to support ecological interpretation of the source of disease outbreaks in poultry...
  14. pmc Evaluation of the Directigen FluA+B test for rapid diagnosis of influenza virus type A and B infections
    K H Chan
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1675-80. 2002
    ..The test detected a range of human and animal influenza virus A subtypes, including the H5N1 and H9N2 viruses that recently caused human disease in Hong Kong...
  15. pmc Characterization of low-pathogenic H5 subtype influenza viruses from Eurasia: implications for the origin of highly pathogenic H5N1 viruses
    L Duan
    State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Disease, Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    J Virol 81:7529-39. 2007
    ..The data also show reassortment between influenza viruses from domestic and migratory birds in this region that has contributed to the expanded diversity of the influenza virus gene pool among poultry in Eurasia...
  16. ncbi Cost-effectiveness study on influenza prevention in Hong Kong
    K A Fitzner
    Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Patrick Manson Building, South Wing, 7 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, SAR, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
    Health Policy 56:215-34. 2001
    ..However, if the vaccine were effective in controlling newly emerging and highly virulent strains, targeted vaccination programmes might be highly cost-effective...
  17. pmc The development and genetic diversity of H5N1 influenza virus in China, 1996-2006
    L Duan
    International Institute of Infection and Immunity, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou 515031, Guangdong, China
    Virology 380:243-54. 2008
    ..Two major replacements of predominant genotypes were also observed: genotype B replaced by Z in 2002 and then genotype Z replaced by the now predominant genotype V in 2005...
  18. ncbi Genesis of a highly pathogenic and potentially pandemic H5N1 influenza virus in eastern Asia
    K S Li
    Joint Influenza Research Centre SUMC and HKU, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong 515031, China
    Nature 430:209-13. 2004
    ..These developments pose a threat to public and veterinary health in the region and potentially the world, and suggest that long-term control measures are required...
  19. pmc Characterization of H9 subtype influenza viruses from the ducks of southern China: a candidate for the next influenza pandemic in humans?
    K S Li
    Joint Influenza Research Centre SUMC and HKU, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong 515031, P R China
    J Virol 77:6988-94. 2003
    ..Such reassortants may directly or indirectly play a role in the emergence of the next pandemic virus...
  20. ncbi Duck and human pandemic influenza A viruses retain sialidase activity under low pH conditions
    T Takahashi
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Shizuoka, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shizuoka 422-8526, Japan
    J Biochem 130:279-83. 2001
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