Young-Sun Min

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OBJECTIVES We conducted an investigation on 14 cases of brucellosis in Gyeongsangbuk-do during 2003-2004 to understand the source of infection and the transmission routes of brucellosis. METHODS The authors visited the each of the health centers and we examined the patients, their written epidemiologic questionnaire and the occurrence of bovine(More)
Chulbum Kim, Ji-Ho Cho, Woopyo Jeong, Il-han Park, Hyun-Wook Park, Doo-Hyun Kim, Daewoon Kang, Sunghoon Lee, Ji-Sang Lee, Wontae Kim, Jiyoon Park, Yang-lo Ahn, Jiyoung Lee, Jong-hoon Lee, Seungbum Kim, Hyun-Jun Yoon, Jaedoeg Yu, Nayoung Choi, Yelim Kwon, Nahyun Kim, Hwajun Jang, Jonghoon Park, Seunghwan Song, Yongha Park, Jinbae Bang, Sangki Hong, Byunghoon(More)
BACKGROUND New light is being shed on the relationship between chronic neurotoxicity of the central nervous system (CNS) and exposure to low-level organic solvents (OS). However, there are few longitudinal studies with a large sample size. METHODS A cohort of OS-exposed male workers was selected who had undergone an OS-associated specialized medical(More)
OBJECTIVES An outbreak of shigellosis occurred among students and staff of S primary and middle school, Seongju-gun, in 2003. This investigation was carried out to institute an effective counterplan, and study the infection source and transmission of the shigellosis. METHODS The authors conducted a questionnaire survey among 235 students and staff from S(More)
BACKGROUND Limited evidence suggests that human liver toxicity is associated with exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). METHODS The association of urinary PAH metabolites with serum liver enzymes was tested among 288 workers at a petrochemical plant, using a general linear model (GLM) and multiple logistic regression. RESULTS Urine(More)
Objective We prospectively evaluated the association between blood lead levels (BLL) and increases in hospital admissions for treatment of cardiovascular diseases among lead-exposed workers in Korea. Methods The study cohort was derived from Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency data, which included lead-exposed male workers who underwent(More)