Infectious Disease

Provide infectious disease consultation service to Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, the Chinese University of Hong Kong which is the only tertiary paediatricunitproviding haematopoietic stem cell transplant, paediatric oncology, neonatal and general paediatric services in New Territories East region

The Team

Research

Infections in immuno-compromised patients, including haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients and paediatric oncology patients; Role of booster vaccinations in paediatric oncology patients; Epidemiology of respiratory viruses infections in paediatric population.

Selected Research Grants

Lymphoproliferative Response to Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1, Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr Virus, Varicella Zoster Virus, Human Herpes Virus 6, 7 and 8 antigens stimulation in Paediatric Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients was supported by the Children’s Cancer Foundation Peter Nash Paediatric Oncology Research Grant; PI: Prof Leung Ting Fan. Humoral Immune Response After Post-Chemotherapy Booster Diphtheria–Tetanus–Pertussis Vaccine in Pediatric Oncology Patients by the Hong Kong Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Fund Research Grant; PI: Dr Frankie Cheng Wai Tsoi. Humoral Response of Conjugate Pneumococcal Vaccine in Paediatric Oncology Patients by the Hong Kong Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Fund Research Grant; PI: Dr Frankie Cheng Wai Tsoi.

 

Selected Publications

  1. Hon KLE, Leung CW, Cheng WTF, Chan PKS, Chu WCW, Kwan YW, Li AM, Fong NC, Ng PC, Chiu MC, Li CK, Tam JS, Fok TF. Clinical presentations and outcome of severe acute respiratory syndrome in children. Lancet. 2003; 361: 1701-1703.

  2. KLE Hon, AM Li,FWT Cheng, TF Leung, PC Ng, Personal view of SARS: confusing definition, confusing diagnoses. Lancet. 2003; 361:1984-1985.

  3. FWT Cheng, CH Li, MK Shing, DKL Cheuk, JPW Yau, ASC Ling, JYK Yang, CK Li. Pandemic Influenza (2009-H1N1) Infection in Paediatric Oncology Patients in Hong Kong. Br J Haematol. 2010; (in press).

  4. FWT Cheng, VLee, WK Leung, PKS Chan, TF Leung, MKShing, CKLiHHV-6 Encephalitis in Pediatric Unrelated Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation: A Role for Ganciclovir Prophylaxis? Pediatr Transplant. 2010; 14:483–487.

  5. Cheng FWT, Chan PKS, Lee V, WK Leung, MK Shing, CK Li, TF Leung. Lymphoproliferative Response to Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1, Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr Virus, Varicella Zoster Virus, Human Herpes Virus 6,7 and 8 antigen stimulation in Pediatric Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients. Pediatr Transplant 2010: (in press).

  6. Cheng FWT, Leung TF, Chan PKS, Leung AWK, V Lee, MK Shing, Yuen PMP, CK Li. Recovery of Humoral and Cellular Immunities to Vaccine-Preventable Infectious Diseases in Pediatric Oncology Patients. Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2010;27:195–204.

  7. FWT Cheng, CH Li, MMK Shing, DKL Cheuk, JPW Yau, ASC Ling, JYK Yang, CK Li on behalf of the Hong Kong Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Study Group. Clinical Presentations and Outcome of Hospitalized Paediatric Oncology Patients with Laboratory-confirmed Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Infection in Hong Kong. Hong KongJournal of Paediatrics. 2010; (in press).

  8. Cheng FWT,Leung TF, Chan PKS, Lee V, Shing MMK, Chik KW, Yuen PMP, Li CK. Humoral Immune Response after Post-Chemotherapy Booster Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine in Pediatric Oncology Patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009;52(2):248-253.

  9. Cheng FWT,Lee V, KF To, KC Allen Chan, Shing MK, Li CK. Post-transplant EBV-related Lymphoproliferative Disorder Complicating Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation in Patients of Adrenoleukodystrophy. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009; 53:1329-1331.

  10. FWT Cheng,PKS Chan, WCS Ho, FYWWong, TF Leung.Recurrent Enterovirus Encephalitis – chance or something else?BMJ Case Report. 2009; doi: 10.1136/bcr.12.2008.1358.

  11. FWT Cheng,V Lee, MMK Shing, CK Li. Prolonged Shedding of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Immunocompromised Children-Implication for Hospital Infection Control.JHosp Infect2008:70(4):383-385.

  12. FWT Cheng, TF Leung, RWM Lai,PKS Chan, EKL Hon,PC Ng. Rapid control of norovirus gastroenteritis outbreak in an acute paediatric ward. Acta Paediatr. 2006;95:581-586.

  13. FWTCheng,EKO Ng, AM Li, KLE Hon, RWK Chiu, YMD Lo, PC Ng Clinical, Virologic and Immunologic Profiles of a Young Infant With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005;24(6):567-568.

  14. FWT Cheng,PC Ng, WK Chiu, WCW Chiu, AM Li, KL Lo, EKL Hon, EAS Nelson, TF Leung, WH Ng, E Wong, P Ip, TF Fok. A case control study of SARS versus community-acquired pneumonia. Arch Dis Child.2005;90(7):747-9.

  15. FWT Cheng,TF Leung, N Lee, F Yap, J Hui, TF Fok, PC Ng. Fever, pulmonary haemorrhage and acute renal failure in a young girl. Hong KongMed J.2005;11(5):408-410.

  16. FWT Cheng, CK Li, TF Leung, AM Li, EKL Hon, PC Ng, TF Fok. Ribavirin for SARS in children.Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2004;43(2):193-6.

  17. FWT Cheng, DSC Hui, HY Wang, NS Zhong, TF Fok, GWK Wong. Current Understanding of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome – the Hong Kong and China Experience. Medical Progress. 2003;Vol 30. No. 6:5-10. (Co-published in Hong Kong Medical Association CME Bulletin May 2003).

DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS

Faculty of Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

6/F Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building

Prince of Wales Hospital

Shatin

HONG KONG

Office Hours:

08:45 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:30 (Mon - Thur)

08:45 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:45 (Fri)

Email:  paediatrics@cuhk.edu.hk

Tel:       +852 3505-2851

Fax:      +852 2636-0020

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