Soo-Kyeong Song

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Staphylococcus aureus is the pathogen most commonly isolated from patients with bone and joint infections; methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) account for 2% to 60% of S. aureus isolates [1-3]. There is a growing concern about the increasing rates of MRSA infection in community and nosocomial settings. Oral antibiotics provide an alternative treatment,(More)
which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Correspondence In their study entitled " Factors associated with infective en-docarditis and predictors of three-month mortality in patients with Viridans streptococcal bacteremia " [1], Suh et al. suggest that(More)
OBJECTIVE Wall shear stress contributes to atherosclerosis progression and plaque rupture. There were limited studies for hypertension as influence factor on whole blood viscosity (WBV) in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients. We evaluated the relations between WBV and hypertension in patients who visited to the emergency room by acute chest pain. (More)
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