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Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium was isolated from diarrheic piglets in 2 periods, 2000-2001 (n = 25) and 2005-2006 (n = 17). To compare the characteristics of the isolates collected during the 2 periods, all isolates were tested for antimicrobial resistance, the presence of virulence genes, and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE)(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the biological and genetic characterization of persistent Salmonella isolates in an integrated broiler chicken operation, in an attempt to elucidate the source of contamination. From the breeder farm, the hatchery, the broiler farm and the chicken slaughter house of an integrated broiler chicken operation, a(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about how quality of life (QOL) changes over time after gastrectomy. We prospectively examined changes of QOL in Korean patients with gastric cancer after curative resection. BACKGROUND As early detection and improved treatment have led to higher survival rates and an increasing number of long-term survivors, the importance of(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the postoperative quality of life of vagus nerve preserving distal gastrectomy (VPG) vs conventional distal gastrectomy (CG) in patients with early-stage gastric cancer. DESIGN Randomized controlled clinical trial. SETTING Large tertiary comprehensive cancer center in Korea. PARTICIPANTS One hundred sixty-three patients with early(More)
Those who are living with cancer as a chronic disease need to self-manage the late and long-term effects of cancer and its treatment. We conducted systematic searches of English-language peer-reviewed publications in PubMed, Cumulative Index for Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and EMBASE between January(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate an obesity ontology as a framework for collecting and analyzing unstructured obesity-related social media posts. METHODS The obesity ontology was developed according to the 'Ontology Development 101'. The coverage rate of the developed ontology was examined by mapping concepts and terms of the(More)
223 This work was supported by the fusion research program of Korea research council for industrial science and technology (B551179-1208-00, Development of Convergent Radio Therapy Equipment with O-arm CT) funded by the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE, Korea). Received 1 December 2015, Revised 28 December 2015, Accepted 28 December 2015(More)
Depression in adolescence is associated with significant suicidality. Therefore, it is important to detect the risk for depression and provide timely care to adolescents. This study aims to develop an ontology for collecting and analyzing social media data about adolescent depression. This ontology was developed using the 'ontology development 101'. The(More)
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