Conserving Hong Kong's wild species through Veterinary Research

The Hong Kong Wildlife Health Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded in 2012, which promotes and conducts veterinary scientific research on wildlife and exotic species in Hong Kong with the aim to address animal conservation issues and to maintain ecosystems health by approaching it from a transdisciplinary, one health perspective.


Our latest publications:


Calero-Bernal, R., Mauroo, N. F., Hui, S. W., Kuiken, T., van de Bildt, M. W. G., de Jong, A. W., Osterhaus, A. D. M. E., Sims, L., Gendron-Fitzpatrick, A., Carmena, D., Cerqueira-Cézar, C. K., Rosenthal, B. M. and Dubey, J. P. (2017). Acute fatal sarcocystosis hepatitis in an Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) in Hong Kong. Veterinary Parasitology, 235, 64-68.


Mauroo, N., Beh, P. S. L., Harris, E., Chan, S. Y., Gibson, D. I., Briscoe, A. G. and Littlewood, D. T. J. (2016). Crassicauda sp. in an Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong. In 12th Conference of the European Wildlife Disease Association (eds. Schumann, A., Wibbelt, G., Greenwood, A. D., and Hofer, H.), pp. 152. Berlin, Germany.


Jiang, J., Tun, H., Mauroo, N., Ma, A.P., Chan, S., Leung, F., 2014, Complete genome sequence and comparative genome analysis of Klebsiella oxytoca HKOPL1 isolated from giant panda feces. BMC Research Notes 7, 827.


Ma, A.P.Y., Jiang, J., Tun, H.M., Mauroo, N.F., Yuen, C.S., Leung, F.C.-C., 2014, Complete Genome Sequence of Staphylococcus xylosus HKUOPL8, a Potential Opportunistic Pathogen of Mammals. Genome Announcements 2.


Tun HM, Mauroo NF, Yuen CS, Ho JCW, Wong MT, et al. (2014) Microbial Diversity and Evidence of Novel Homoacetogens in the Gut of Both Geriatric and Adult Giant Pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). PLoS ONE 9(1): e79902. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079902









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