Jae Hoon Song


Affiliation: Samsung Medical Center
Country: Korea


  1. Song J, Lee N, Ichiyama S, Yoshida R, Hirakata Y, Fu W, et al. Spread of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Asian countries: Asian Network for Surveillance of Resistant Pathogens (ANSORP) Study. Clin Infect Dis. 1999;28:1206-11 pubmed
    ..These data suggest the possible introduction and spread of international epidemic clones into Asian countries and the increasing problems of pneumococcal drug resistance in Asian countries for the first time. ..
  2. Song J, Yang J, Jin J, Kim S, Kim C, Lee H, et al. Molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Korea. The Asian Network for Surveillance of Resistant Pathogens (ANSORP) Study Group. J Clin Microbiol. 2000;38:1641-4 pubmed
    ..8%) and amino acids (3.0 to 4. 3%), while Asn-276-->Lys, Arg-285-->Cys and Ser-305-->Phe substitutions were unique to Korean MDR strains, suggesting the spread of a few epidemic clones of resistant pneumococci within Korea. ..
  3. Song J, Jung S, Ko K, Kim N, Son J, Chang H, et al. High prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among clinical Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Asia (an ANSORP study). Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004;48:2101-7 pubmed
    ..pneumoniae isolates in many Asian countries, which are among the highest in the world published to date. ..
  4. Song J, Ko K, Lee J, Baek J, Oh W, Yoon H, et al. Identification of essential genes in Streptococcus pneumoniae by allelic replacement mutagenesis. Mol Cells. 2005;19:365-74 pubmed
    ..The experimental method used in this study is easy to perform, rapid and efficient for identifying essential genes of bacterial pathogens. ..