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)
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)
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)
OBJECTIVES An outbreak of salmonellosis occurred among the students and staff of D primary school in Yeongcheon-si, 2004. This investigation was carried out to prevent any recurrence of this outbreak and to study the infection source and transmission of the salmonellosis. METHODS The authors conducted a questionnaire survey among 1,205 students and staff(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)
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)