Byung Kee Kim

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Primary carcinoid tumor, especially that arising in a mature teratoma of the kidney, is extremely rare; only 3 cases have been reported in the world literature to date. Because of the rarity of the lesion, its histogenesis and prognosis are unknown. We report a case of primary renal carcinoid tumor occurring in a mature teratoma in a 30-year-old woman. A(More)
The prevalence of low-level resistance to glycopeptides (teicoplanin MIC > or = 8 microg/mL and vancomycin MIC > or = 4 microg/mL) among staphylococci was investigated over a 15 month period. A total of 2,279 isolates (1,519 S. aureus, 760 coagulase-negative staphylococcus (CNS)) were screened using inoculum of 10(6) CFU/mL and Mueller-Hinton agars(More)
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