Kyoung Mi Sung

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OBJECTIVES The Korea HIV/AIDS cohort was constructed with 18 hospitals that care for HIV-infected individuals in 2006. We compared the epidemiological and immunological characteristics of the cohort registrants with those of the HIVinfected population at the time of HIV diagnosis. METHODS This study was conducted on 5717 people living with HIV/AIDS from(More)
In 2008, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiated the first nationwide survey, Korea Community Health Survey (KCHS), to provide data that could be used to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate community health promotion and disease prevention programs. This community-based cross-sectional survey has been conducted by 253 community health(More)
Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome is a rare and potentially fatal condition characterized by skin rash, fever, eosinophilia, and multiorgan involvement. Various drugs may be associated with this syndrome including carbamazepine, allopurinol, and sulfasalazine. Renal involvement in DRESS syndrome most commonly presents as(More)
PURPOSE The etiology of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) has changed since the introduction of the rotavirus vaccination. The aim of this study was to clarify which common pathogens, both bacterial and viral, are currently causing AGE in infants. METHODS Infants with acute diarrhea were enrolled. We tested for 10 bacterial pathogens and five viral pathogens in(More)
To the Editor: We were very interested in a recent report by Quale and Reese regarding pseudoinfection of prosthetic hip implants. The references cited were inclusive and documented the varied kinds of situations in which pseudoepidemics occur as well as the potentially significant consequences of such events. A similar situation recently occurred in our(More)
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