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Feature Articles

  • Occupational Vaccination. The Singapore Family Physician. Vol 32 (3) July-Sep 2006
  • Curbside Consults. SMA News Vol 38 No 1.35-37. January 2006
  • Review of Infectious Colitis. Gut Views 2003
  • Infections in patients with Active Malignancy. Cancer Update Jan 2002
  • Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: February 2002 - Volume 11 - Issue 2 - pp 52-57

Selected Publications

  • Active Surveillance Testing (AST) and Decontamination Strategies (DS) in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) to Reduce Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections. Am J Infect Control Feb 25, 2010
  • Management of novel influenza epidemics in Singapore: consensus recommendations from the Hospital Influenza Workgroup (Singapore). Hospital Influenza Workgroup Singapore. Singapore Med J. 2009 Jun;50(6):567-80
  • Consensus statement on the management of invasive candidiasis in Intensive Care Units in the Asia-Pacific Region. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009 Sep;34(3):205-9.
  • Clinical features and treatment outcomes of vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and heteroresistant vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (hVISA) in a tertiary care institution in Singapore. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009; 28 : 983-7
  • Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus: a review from a Singapore perspective. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008;37(10):861-9.
  • Independent predictors for mortality in patients with positive Stenotrophomonas maltophilia cultures. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008 ;37(10):826-30.
  • Healthcare workers and HIV health issues. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008;37(7):576-9. Review.
  • Pharmacokinetics of polymyxin B1 in patients with multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008;60(2):163-7.
  • Clinical correlates of vancomycin-resistant enterococci/meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus co-colonization and co-infection in Singapore. J Hosp Infect. 2008; 70:291-2
  • Control of a hospital-wide vancomycin-resistant Enterococci outbreak. Am J Infect Control. 2008; 36:206-11
  • A Large Cluster of Imported Falciparum Malaria among Nigerian Expatriate Students. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2007;77(4):790-2
  • Capsular serotype K1/K2 rather than magA and rmpA is a major virulence determinant for Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess in Singapore and Taiwan. J Clin Microbiol. 2006; 45:466-71
  • First outbreak of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a tertiary-care hospital in Singapore. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2006; 27:991-3
  • Cavitating cryptococcal pneumonia in the immunocompetent host. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2005;34(5):394-6.
  • Dissemination of multisusceptible methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Singapore. J Clin Microbiol. 2005 ;43(6):2923-5.
  • Nebulized colistin in the treatment of pneumonia due to multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Clin Infect Dis. 2005  1;41(5):754-7.
  • Early Predictors of Mortality in Pneumococcal Bacteremia. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2005; 34 (7): 426-31.
  • Community associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Singapore. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 ;11(2):341-2
  • High incidence of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-producing Staphylococcus aureus in a tertiary care public hospital in Singapore.  Clin Infect Dis. 2005 ;40(3):486-9.
  • Recurrent necrotizing fasciitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 ;23(12):909-11.
  • Streptococcus iniae discitis in Singapore..Emerg Infect Dis. 2004;10(9):1694-6.
  • Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus, Singapore. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004 ;10(8):1509-10.
  • Management of inpatients exposed to an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). J Hosp Infect. 2004 ;58(3):210-5.
  • Group B Streptococcus necrotizing fasciitis: an emerging disease? Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 ;23(7):573-5.
  • Four cases of necrotizing fasciitis caused by Klebsiella species. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 May;23(5):403-7.
  • Laboratory-acquired severe acute respiratory syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2004  22;350(17):1740-5.
  • SARS and Escherichia coli bacteremia. Emerg Infect Dis 2004;10: 349-52
  • Cutaneous Melioidosis and Necrotizing Fasciitis caused by Burholderia pseudomallei. Emerg Infect Dis 2003; 9(11):1484-1485
  • Randomized trial of fluconazole versus low-dose amphotericin B in prophylaxis against fungal infections in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Am J Hematol2002;71:260-7
  • Prevention and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus Retinitis. Current Reports in Infectious Diseases 2001; 268:284-93.
  • Infection of Central Nervous System by Motile Enterococcus: First Case Report. J Clin Microbiol, 2001, 39(2):820-822.
  • Candida tropicalis Pacemaker Endocarditis. J Infect 2000, 41(3):275-276.
  • Outbreak of suspected trichinosis among travelers returning from a neighboring island. J Travel Med 2000, 7(4):189-93.
  • Acute Hepatitis A in a Traveller who received prophylactic Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccination  - A Case Report. Clin Infect Dis 1999 ;28:1324-5
  • Disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection: A report of 5 cases in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1999 ;28:605-9

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