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Evaluation of the commercially available LightMix® Modular E-gene kit using clinical and proficiency testing specimens for SARS-CoV-2 detection44
Detection of human rhinovirus C in fecal samples of children with gastroenteritis183
Identification of nsp1 gene as the target of SARS‐CoV‐2 real‐time RT‐PCR using nanopore whole‐genome sequencing63
Rhinovirus – From bench to bedside63
Complete genome sequence of a coxsackievirus A22 strain in Hong Kong reveals a natural intratypic recombination event211
Structure-based discovery of clinically approved drugs as Zika virus NS2B-NS3 protease inhibitors that potently inhibit Zika virus infection in vitro and in vivo69
Development and Evaluation of Novel Real-Time Reverse Transcription-PCR Assays with Locked Nucleic Acid Probes Targeting Leader Sequences of Human-Pathogenic Coronaviruses67
Epidemiology of novel viruses associated with human respiratory tract infections in Hong Kong266
Nosocomial transmission of hepatitis C virus in a liver transplant center in Hong Kong: implication of reusable blood collection tube holder as the vehicle for transmission83
Comparative evaluation of a laboratory developed real-time PCR assay and the RealStar ® HHV-6 PCR Kit for quantitative detection of human herpesvirus 692
Infection of bat and human intestinal organoids by SARS-CoV-250
Novel betacoronavirus in dromedaries of the Middle East, 201377
Phylogenetic and bioinformatics analysis of hepatitis E virus species C (rat hepatitis E virus): search for host-adaptation factors in a novel human pathogen.16
Development of an in ovo system for evaluation of antivirals against Zika virus70
Prospective evaluation of the use of saliva specimens in the detection of respiratory viruses using a self-contained microfluidic based multiplex molecular assay43
Clinical Evaluation of the New High-Throughput Luminex NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel Assay for Multiplex Respiratory Pathogen Detection76
Epidemiology of human rhinovirus C (HRV-C) in Hong Kong reveals a potential HRV-C subgroup37
Surveillance for Zika virus infection among asymptomatic returning travelers from the Rio Olympic and Paralymic Games83
Human tryptophanyl-tRNA synthetase is an IFN-γ–inducible entry factor for Enterovirus61
Lipidomic Profiling Reveals Significant Perturbations of Intracellular Lipid Homeostasis in Enterovirus-Infected Cells45
Pulmonary and extrapulmonary complications of human rhinovirus infection in critically ill patients86
Development and evaluation of a conventional RT‐PCR for differentiating emerging influenza B/Victoria lineage viruses with hemagglutinin amino acid deletion from B/Yamagata lineage viruses55
Genetic characterization of EV71 isolates from 2004 to 2010 reveals predominance and persistent circulation of the newly proposed genotype D and recent emergence of a distinct lineage of subgenotype C2 in Hong Kong60
Intra-host non-synonymous diversity at a neutralizing antibody epitope of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein N-terminal domain30
A novel dromedary camel enterovirus in the family Picornaviridae from dromedaries in the Middle East.202
Control of hospital endemicity of multiple-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ST457 with directly observed hand hygiene166
Complete genome analysis of three novel picornaviruses from diverse bat species168
Human rhinovirus C: A newly discovered human rhinovirus species115
First Report of Human Infection by Agromyces mediolanus, a Gram-Positive Organism Found in Soil62
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of persistent hepatitis E due to rat hepatitis E virus and genotype 4 hepatitis E virus13
Repurposing novobiocin as a flavivirus protease inhibitor32
Multimodal investigation of rat hepatitis E virus antigenicity: Implications for infection, diagnostics, and vaccine efficacy10
Donor-Derived Genotype 4 Hepatitis E Virus Infection, Hong Kong, China, 2018447
First Report of a Fatal Case Associated with EV-D68 Infection in Hong Kong and Emergence of an Interclade Recombinant in China Revealed by Genome Analysis75
Genotype 4 Hepatitis E Virus Is A Cause Of Chronic Hepatitis In Renal Transplant Recipients In Hong Kong106
Human enterovirus 71 epidemics: what's next?37
Novel antiviral activity and mechanism of bromocriptine as a Zika virus NS2B-NS3 protease inhibitor206
False COVID-19 cases due to contamination by inactivated virus vaccine31
Evaluation of simple nucleic acid extraction methods for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal and saliva specimens during global shortage of extraction kits36
High Diversity of Genogroup I Picobirnaviruses in Mammals93
SARS-CoV-2 shedding and seroconversion among passengers quarantined after disembarking a cruise ship: a case series32
Triple combination of interferon beta-1b, lopinavir–ritonavir, and ribavirin in the treatment of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19: an open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial138
Differential role of sphingomyelin in influenza virus, rhinovirus and SARS-CoV-2 infection of Calu-3 cells2
Short report: Identification of adenoviruses in fecal specimens from wild chimpanzees (Pan trogylodytes schweinfurthii) in Western Tanzania122
More and more coronaviruses: Human coronavirus HKU1119
Saliva viral load better correlates with clinical and immunological profiles in children with coronavirus disease 201919
Early-Morning vs Spot Posterior Oropharyngeal Saliva for Diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Implication of Timing of Specimen Collection for Community-Wide Screening58
Detection of norovirus in air samples in a non-vomiting patient: implications of testing saliva for norovirus in an immunocompromised host38
Evaluation of the molecular Xpert Xpress Flu/RSV assay vs. Alere i Influenza A & B assay for rapid detection of influenza viruses115
Isolation and characterization of a novel Betacoronavirus subgroup a coronavirus, rabbit coronavirus HKU14, from domestic rabbits202
Evaluation of RealStar® Alpha Herpesvirus PCR Kit for Detection of HSV-1, HSV-2, and VZV in Clinical Specimens13
Identification And Characteristics Of The Newly Emerged Subclades Of Enterovirus D68 Associated With Severe Respiratory/central Nervous System Infections In Hong Kong78
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Interpreted: Human Herpesvirus 6B Pneumonia54
Comparison of a novel single-tube nested real-time PCR assay with FilmArray Respiratory Panel for detection of adenovirus58
Differential cell line susceptibility to the emerging Zika virus: implications for disease pathogenesis, non-vector-borne human transmission and animal reservoirs125
Zika fever and congenital Zika syndrome: An unexpected emerging arboviral disease109
Clinical and molecular epidemiology of human bocavirus in respiratory and fecal samples from children in Hong Kong219
Molecular Evolution of Human Coronavirus 229E in Hong Kong and a Fatal COVID-19 Case Involving Coinfection with a Novel Human Coronavirus 229E Genogroup16
Consistent Detection of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Saliva49
Complete genome sequence of a novel feline astrovirus from domestic cat in Hong Kong152
Molecular epidemiology of human coronavirus OC43 reveals evolution of different genotypes over time and recent emergence of a novel genotype due to natural recombination196
Development and Evaluation of Novel and Highly Sensitive Single-Tube Nested Real-Time RT-PCR Assays for SARS-CoV-2 Detection14
Clinical features and complete genome characterization of a distinct human rhinovirus (HRV) genetic cluster, probably representing a previously undetected HRV species, HRV-C, associated with acute respiratory illness in children229
Rat Hepatitis E Virus as Cause of Persistent Hepatitis after Liver Transplant261
Evaluation of NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel and Comparison with xTAG Respiratory Viral Panel Fast v2 and Film Array Respiratory Panel for Detecting Respiratory Pathogens in Nasopharyngeal Aspirates and Swine/Avian-Origin Influenza A Subtypes in Culture Isolates84
Temporal profiles of viral load in posterior oropharyngeal saliva samples and serum antibody responses during infection by SARS-CoV-2: an observational cohort study88
Identification of a novel feline picornavirus from the domestic cat190
Rhinovirus Respiratory Tract Infection In Hospitalized Adult Patients Is Associated With TH2 Response Irrespective Of Asthma66
Comparative analysis of human-derived and rat-derived hepatitis E virus species C genome sequences.14
Saliva as a diagnostic specimen for testing respiratory virus by a point-of-care molecular assay: a diagnostic validity study260
Repurposing novobiocin as an antiviral treatment option for yellow fever virus infection29
Nanopore Sequencing Reveals Novel Targets for Detection and Surveillance of Human and Avian Influenza A Viruses40
Measles outbreak from Hong Kong International Airport to the hospital due to secondary vaccine failure in healthcare workers32
Targeting SUMO Modification of the Non-Structural Protein 5 of Zika Virus as a Host-Targeting Antiviral Strategy46
Development and evaluation of a novel real-time RT-PCR assay targeting the envelope gene of the African and Asian/American lineages of the emerging Zika virus65
Evaluating the use of posterior oropharyngeal saliva in a point-of-care assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-216
Amino acid substitutions in viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase associated with ribavirin non-responsiveness in patients with persistent genotype 4 hepatitis E virus infection.8
Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in conjunctival secretions from patients without ocular symptoms25
Emergence of enterovirus 71 "double-recombinant" strains belonging to a novel genotype D originating from southern China: First evidence for combination of intratypic and intertypic recombination events in EV71135
Air and environmental sampling for SARS-CoV-2 around hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)87
Intravenous injection of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine can induce acute myopericarditis in mouse model61
Lipidomics Analysis of Rhinovirus Infection in Human Airway Epithelial Cells71
Human Rhinovirus Infection in patients requiring intensive care unit admission71
Additional molecular testing of saliva specimens improves the detection of respiratory viruses120
Phylogenomic analysis of COVID-19 summer and winter outbreaks in Hong Kong: An observational study23
The celecoxib derivative kinase inhibitor AR-12 (OSU-03012) inhibits Zika virus via down-regulation of the PI3K/Akt pathway and protects Zika virus-infected A129 mice: A host-targeting treatment strategy44
Comparative evaluation of a laboratory-developed real-time PCR assay and RealStar® Adenovirus PCR Kit for quantitative detection of human adenovirus37
Complete genome sequence of a novel picornavirus, canine picornavirus, discovered in dogs192
Unique Clusters of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Causing a Large Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak in Hong Kong14
Confirmation of the first Hong Kong case of human infection by novel swine origin influenza A (H1N1) virus diagnosed using ultrarapid, real-time reverse transcriptase PCR203
Characterization of a novel mouse model for Zika virus infection using dexamethasone-immunosuppressed mice97
Impact of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Variant-Associated Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) Mutations on the Susceptibility to Serum Antibodies Elicited by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection or Vaccination23
Comparative analysis of 22 coronavirus HKU1 genomes reveals a novel genotype and evidence of natural recombination in coronavirus HKU1224
Comparative performance of two commercial sample-to-result systems for hepatitis C virus quantitation and genotyping13
Reusable blood collection tube holders are implicated in nosocomial hepatitis C virus transmission33
The role of laboratory diagnostics in emerging viral infections: the example of the Middle East respiratory syndrome epidemic77
Co-existence of multiple strains of two novel porcine bocaviruses in the same pig, a previously undescribed phenomenon in members of the family Parvoviridae, and evidence for inter-and intra-host genetic diversity and recombination187
Antiviral synergy between Zika virus protease and polymerase inhibitors47
Development of a Novel, Genome Subtraction-Derived, SARS-CoV-2-Specific COVID-19-nsp2 Real-Time RT-PCR Assay and Its Evaluation Using Clinical Specimens43
Identification of Novel Rosavirus Species That Infects Diverse Rodent Species and Causes Multisystemic Dissemination in Mouse Model80
Enterovirus D68 Infections Associated with Severe Respiratory Illness in Elderly Patients and Emergence of a Novel Clade in Hong Kong83
Lipidomic profiling reveals significant perturbations of intracellular lipid homeostasis in enterovirus-infected cells46
Identification and complete genome analysis of a novel feline picornavirus from the domestic cat in Hong Kong66
Escalating infection control response to the rapidly evolving epidemiology of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong25
Coronavirus HKU1 and other coronavirus infections in Hong Kong515
Immunization With a Novel Human Type 5 Adenovirus-Vectored Vaccine Expressing the Premembrane and Envelope Proteins of Zika Virus Provides Consistent and Sterilizing Protection in Multiple Immunocompetent and Immunocompromised Animal Models24
Impact of inter-genotypic recombination and probe cross-reactivity on the performance of the Abbott RealTi m e HCV Genotype II assay for hepatitis C genotyping53
Zika Virus Infection in Dexamethasone-immunosuppressed Mice Demonstrating Disseminated Infection with Multi-organ Involvement Including Orchitis Effectively Treated by Recombinant Type I Interferons130
Recombinant Coxsackievirus A2 and Deaths of Children, Hong Kong, 201263
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura as the presenting feature of human herpesvirus 6 myocarditis9
Epidemiology of human parechovirus, Aichi virus and salivirus in fecal samples from hospitalized children with gastroenteritis in Hong Kong44
Isolation and characterization of dromedary camel coronavirus UAE-HKU23 from dromedaries of the Middle East: minimal serological cross-reactivity between MERS coronavirus and dromedary camel coronavirus UAE-HKU2388
An unusual nosocomial outbreak of transfusion transmitted Japanese encephalitis33
Clinical Performance of the Luminex NxTAG CoV Extended Panel for SARS-CoV-2 Detection in Nasopharyngeal Specimens from COVID-19 Patients in Hong Kong27
The cellular kinase inhibitor AR-12 inhibits Zika virus in vitro and in vivo19
Clinical, epidemiological, and molecular analyses of the largest dengue outbreak in Hong Kong in the last 15 years31
Clinical characteristics and molecular epidemiology of hepatitis E in Shenzhen, China: a shift toward foodborne transmission of hepatitis E virus infection67
Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of Human Hepegivirus 1 Infection in Patients With Hepatitis C17
Japanese Encephalitis Virus Transmitted Via Blood Transfusion, Hong Kong, China62
Improved detection of Zika virus RNA in human and animal specimens by a novel, highly sensitive and specific real-time RT-PCR assay targeting the 5′-untranslated region of Zika virus92
Comparative tropism, replication kinetics, and cell damage profiling of SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV with implications for clinical manifestations, transmissibility, and laboratory studies of COVID-19: an observational study88
Improved detection of Zika virus RNA in human and animal specimens by a novel, highly sensitive and specific real-time RT-PCR assay targeting the 5'-untranslated region of Zika virus78
Human enterovirus 71 and hand, foot and mouth disease213
Comparative evaluation of a dual-target real-time RT-PCR assay for COVID-19 diagnosis and assessment of performance in pooled saliva and nasopharyngeal swab samples41
Improved Molecular Diagnosis of COVID-19 by the Novel, Highly Sensitive and Specific COVID-19-RdRp/Hel Real-Time Reverse Transcription-PCR Assay Validated In Vitro and with Clinical Specimens57
Molecular epidemiology of coxsackievirus A6 circulating in Hong Kong reveals common neurological manifestations and emergence of novel recombinant groups61
A six-year descriptive epidemiological study of human coronavirus infections in hospitalized patients in Hong Kong80
Chickens host diverse picornaviruses originated from potential interspecies transmission with recombination48
Clinical and molecular epidemiology of human rhinovirus C in children and adults in Hong Kong reveals a possible distinct human rhinovirus C subgroup170