June Myung Kim

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Affiliation: Yonsei University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections in Korea
    J M Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 39:562-8. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) by particle agglutination (PA) test in Korean blood donors
    J M Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine
    Yonsei Med J 40:173-7. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical features of HIV infection/AIDS in Korea
    June Myung Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 44:363-70. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Recovery of both vancomycin-resistant enterococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from culture of a single clinical specimen from colonized or infected patients
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:130-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant enterococci bacteremia: risk factors for mortality and influence of antimicrobial therapy on clinical outcome
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Infect 58:182-90. 2009
  6. pmc Effects of tuberculosis on the kinetics of CD4(+) T cell count among HIV-infected patients who initiated antiretroviral therapy early after tuberculosis treatment
    Nam Su Ku
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:226-30. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for recurrent catheter-related infections after catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Bum Sik Chin
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsanno, Seoul, Korea 120 752
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e16-21. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Low plasma levels of the soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products in HIV-infected patients with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis receiving combined antiretroviral therapy
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 219:778-83. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and clinical factors associated with lipoatrophy in HIV-infected Koreans receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Tohoku J Exp Med 219:145-53. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes of bloodstream infections with metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Acinetobacter
    Yeon A Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:234-40. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections in Korea
    J M Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 39:562-8. 1998
    ..Nevertheless, policies or programs defining and managing VRE infection or colonization should be established and now is the time to enforce an overall management strategy against VRE...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) by particle agglutination (PA) test in Korean blood donors
    J M Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine
    Yonsei Med J 40:173-7. 1999
    ..15%). In conclusion, the positive rate of anti-HTLV-I antibodies seemed to be very low in Korea, but the highest positive rate of anti-HTLV-I antibodies was noticed on Cheju Island, warranting further research for confirmation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical features of HIV infection/AIDS in Korea
    June Myung Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 44:363-70. 2003
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Recovery of both vancomycin-resistant enterococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from culture of a single clinical specimen from colonized or infected patients
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:130-8. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant enterococci bacteremia: risk factors for mortality and influence of antimicrobial therapy on clinical outcome
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Infect 58:182-90. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Effects of tuberculosis on the kinetics of CD4(+) T cell count among HIV-infected patients who initiated antiretroviral therapy early after tuberculosis treatment
    Nam Su Ku
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:226-30. 2013
    ..002). These data suggest that TB slows the rate of CD4(+) T cell recovery at an early period after cART. The effects of TB on the long-term immunity of HIV-infected patients should be further evaluated...
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for recurrent catheter-related infections after catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Bum Sik Chin
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsanno, Seoul, Korea 120 752
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e16-21. 2010
    ..This study was performed to identify the risk factors for recurrent catheter-related infections (CRIs) following non-tunneled central venous catheter (CVC) reinsertion after catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs)...
  8. doi request reprint Low plasma levels of the soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products in HIV-infected patients with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis receiving combined antiretroviral therapy
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 219:778-83. 2011
    ..However, there has been no report of an association of sRAGE and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in HIV-infected patients receiving cART...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and clinical factors associated with lipoatrophy in HIV-infected Koreans receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Tohoku J Exp Med 219:145-53. 2009
    ..009) are independently associated with lipoatrophy. In conclusion, the prevalence of lipoatrophy in HIV-infected Koreans receiving HAART is not uncommon. Limited use of stavudine and regular monitoring are warranted to reduce lipoatrophy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes of bloodstream infections with metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Acinetobacter
    Yeon A Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:234-40. 2008
    ..The results of this study suggest that a prolonged use of cephalosporins may be associated with MBL-producing Acinetobacter bacteremia...
  11. pmc Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of community-acquired severe sepsis and septic shock: a prospective observational study in 12 university hospitals in Korea
    Dae Won Park
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:1308-14. 2012
    ..This study provided epidemiological and clinical characteristics of community-acquired severe sepsis and septic shock in ICUs in Korea, and demonstrated the impact of clinical factors on gender difference in mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduced imipenem susceptibility in Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates with plasmid-mediated CMY-2 and DHA-1 beta-lactamases co-mediated by porin loss
    Kyungwon Lee
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Research Institute of Bacterial Resistance, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120 752, South Korea
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:201-6. 2007
    ..pneumoniae at this Korean hospital was largely co-mediated by production of plasmid-mediated AmpC beta-lactamases along with lack or greatly diminished expression of OmpK35 and OmpK36 porins...
  13. doi request reprint Serum retinol-binding protein 4 correlates with obesity, insulin resistance, and dyslipidemia in HIV-infected subjects receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Metabolism 58:1523-9. 2009
    ..351, P = .001). These results suggest that serum RBP4 is associated with obesity, IR, and dyslipidemia in HIV-infected subjects receiving HAART...
  14. pmc Two cases of multidrug-resistant human immunodeficiency virus infection treated with atazanavir and lopinavir/ritonavir combination therapy
    Heekyoung Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 23:737-9. 2008
    ..The two cases in this report suggest that a combination of ATV plus LPV/RTV could be a useful salvage regimen for the subset of HIV-positive patients with limited treatment options...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of drug-resistant HIV-1 in patients newly diagnosed with early stage of HIV infection in Korea
    Chang Oh Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Tohoku J Exp Med 216:259-65. 2008
    ..Genetic subtype analysis revealed that all subjects were infected with HIV-1 subtype B. In conclusion, the prevalence of drug-resistant HIV-1 in patients newly diagnosed with HIV in its early infection stage is not high in Korea...
  16. pmc Comparison of efficacy of cefoperazone/sulbactam and imipenem/cilastatin for treatment of Acinetobacter bacteremia
    Jun Yong Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 47:63-9. 2006
    ..The mortality rate was not statistically different, too. Cefoperazone/sulbactam was found to be as useful as imipenem/cilastatin for treating patients with Acinetobacter bacteremia...
  17. pmc Factors associated with HIV-1 proviral DNA loads in patients with undetectable plasma RNA load
    Jun Yong Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, BK21 Project for Medical Sciences, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 24:152-4. 2009
    ..Strategies to reduce the level of plasma viral RNA when patients' CD4+ T cell counts are above 500 cells/microL without HAART could help reduce HIV-1 proviral DNA load...
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Acinetobacter baumannii and Acinetobacter genomospecies 3 from Korea: identification of two new integrons carrying the bla(VIM-2) gene cassettes
    Jong Hwa Yum
    Department of Clinical Pathology, Research Institute of Bacterial Resistance, and Brain Korea 21 Project for Medical Sciences, Yonsei University College of Medicine, C P O Box 8044, Seoul, Korea
    J Antimicrob Chemother 49:837-40. 2002
    ..This is the first report of VIM-2 beta-lactamase-producing A. baumannii and Acinetobacter genomospecies 3. Production of the VIM-2 enzyme presents an emerging threat of carbapenem resistance among Acinetobacter spp. in Korea...
  19. pmc Serum retinol-binding protein-4 levels are increased in HIV-infected subjects with metabolic syndrome receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 53:1211-5. 2012
    ..018 and 0.030, respectively). In conclusion, we revealed a strong correlation between RBP-4 and the number of components of metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected subjects receiving HAART...
  20. doi request reprint Predictive factors for indeterminate result on the QuantiFERON test in an intermediate tuberculosis-burden country
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    J Infect 62:347-54. 2011
    ..The occurrence of indeterminate results may decrease the clinical usefulness of this test. Therefore, we investigated possible predictive factors that can influence the occurrence of indeterminate results from the QFT-G IT test...
  21. doi request reprint Resistance trends of Bacteroides fragilis group over an 8-year period, 1997-2004, in Korea
    Kyoung Ho Roh
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Lab Med 29:293-8. 2009
    ..Periodic monitoring of the regional resistance trends of B. fragilis group isolates is needed...
  22. pmc The characteristics of metallo-β-lactamase-producing gram-negative bacilli isolated from sputum and urine: a single center experience in Korea
    Bum Sik Chin
    AIDS Research Institute and Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 52:351-7. 2011
    ..However, limited susceptibility to aztreonam implies that MPs may hold additional resistance mechanisms, such as extended spectrum β-lactamases, AmpC β-lactamases, or other non-enzymatic mechanisms...
  23. pmc Diagnosis and species identification of mycobacterial infections by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of sterile body fluids
    Cheong Ho Cho
    AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 24:135-8. 2009
    ..Polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) is an easy, rapid and inexpensive technique for identifying Mycobacterium spp...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Microorganisms isolated from blood cultures and their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns at a university hospital during 1994-2003]
    Eun Mi Koh
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University Colleage of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Lab Med 27:265-75. 2007
    ..Analysis of blood culture results and antimicrobial susceptibility trend can provide clinicians with relevant information for the empirical treatment of patients...
  25. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of the serum galactomannan assay for invasive aspergillosis: it is less useful in non-haematological patients
    Nam Su Ku
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:600-4. 2012
    ..However, there are few data from non-haematological patients. We evaluated whether GMA is useful for the diagnosis of IA in non-haematological patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Viral shedding of 2009 pandemic H1N1 and evaluation of quarantine recommendations
    Bum Sik Chin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Jpn J Infect Dis 65:105-10. 2012
    ..In conclusion, viral RNA was detected in a substantial proportion of hospitalized patients even when they fulfilled the recommended conditions for lifting quarantine, and we believe that more prudence is required in this aspect...
  27. doi request reprint Resistance to carbapenems in sequence type 11 Klebsiella pneumoniae is related to DHA-1 and loss of OmpK35 and/or OmpK36
    So Youn Shin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Med Microbiol 61:239-45. 2012
    ..The crude mortality rate of infected patients was 81.8 %. Carbapenem resistance was mainly due to a combination of DHA-1 AmpC β-lactamase coupled with the loss of OmpK35 and/or OmpK36 and was associated with poor clinical outcome...
  28. pmc Clinical review of endogenous endophthalmitis in Korea: a 14-year review of culture positive cases of two large hospitals
    Kyu Sik Chung
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsan ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 52:630-4. 2011
    ..To identify the clinical features and outcomes of endogenous endophthalmitis in Korea...
  29. pmc Lack of Toll-like receptor 4 and 2 polymorphisms in Korean patients with bacteremia
    Hee Jung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Eulji University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 21:979-82. 2006
    ..The DNA sequences were determined to confirm the PCR-RFLP results. Contrary to the expectation, no genetic polymorphisms were detected in both groups of this study, suggesting that it is very rare in Korean...
  30. pmc Blood stream infections by Candida glabrata and Candida krusei: a single-center experience
    Hee Kyoung Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 24:263-9. 2009
    ..We compared the risk factors associated with C. glabrata and C. krusei fungemia with Candida albicans fungemia and examined the clinical manifestations and prognostic factors associated with candidemia...
  31. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of infection in a single cohort of 110 adults with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:268-74. 2009
    ..Frequent flare-ups (p = 0.04) and follow-up duration > or =8 y (p = 0.023) were also significant risk factors for infectious diseases. It is mandatory to closely observe SLE patients with risk factors for developing infectious diseases...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sudden increase of vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections in a Korean tertiary care hospital: possible consequences of increased use of oral vancomycin
    Jeong Won Shin
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Infect Chemother 9:62-7; discussion 104-5. 2003
    ..More restricted oral vancomycin use and stricter infection control measures are required to achieve a better control of the spread of VRE...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of genotypic resistance mutations in treatment-naive HIV type 1-infected patients in Korea and China
    Bum Sik Chin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:217-21. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Risk factors of all-cause in-hospital mortality among Korean elderly bacteremic urinary tract infection (UTI) patients
    Bum Sik Chin
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsanno, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:e50-5. 2011
    ..6%, and functional dependency (adjusted hazard ratio=HR=10.9, 95% confidence interval=95%CI=2.2-54.6) and low serum albumin (adjusted HR=27.0, 95%CI=2.0-361.2) were independently related with increased all-cause in-hospital mortality...
  35. pmc Short communication: factors influencing time to CD4(+) T cell counts >200 cells/mm(3) in HIV-infected individuals with CD4(+) T cell <50 cells/mm(3) at the time of starting combination antiretroviral therapy
    Nam Su Ku
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1594-7. 2012
    ..In survival analysis, patients having higher pre-cART CD4(+) T cell counts, especially 40-49 cells/mm(3), were at significantly higher risk of achieving CD4(+) T cell counts >200 cells/mm(3)...
  36. doi request reprint Risk factors for mortality in patients with Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteraemia
    Nam Su Ku
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 43:792-7. 2011
    ..However, in our literature search, we could not find studies on risk factors for mortality in patients with B. cepacia complex bacteraemia. Therefore, we investigated risk factors for mortality in B. cepacia complex bacteraemia...
  37. doi request reprint Clinical features and outcomes of acute kidney injury among patients with acute hepatitis A
    Hee Kyoung Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    J Clin Virol 52:192-7. 2011
    ..Although acute hepatitis A is usually self-limited, the clinical manifestations can vary from mild to severe liver dysfunction. However, little is known about risk factors for and outcomes of acute kidney injury (AKI) in acute hepatitis A...
  38. pmc Disseminated Mycobacterium kansasii infection associated with skin lesions: a case report and comprehensive review of the literature
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:304-8. 2010
    ..kansasii infection in an immunocompromised patient. All available cases of disseminated M. kansasii infection in non HIV-infected patients reported since 1953 are comprehensively reviewed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Increasing vancomycin susceptibility in vancomycin resistant enterococci by vanH promoter and ddl transformation
    Jun Yong Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, C P O Box 8044, Seoul, South Korea
    J Infect 48:314-9. 2004
    ..We investigated the effect of vanH promoter and ddl gene transformation on vancomycin susceptibility in a vanA phenotype of Enterococcus faecalis...
  40. pmc Lack of effect of dexamethasone on growth of Orientia tsutsugamushi Gilliam in mouse L929 cells
    Chang Oh Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsan ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 52:624-9. 2011
    ..We attempted to determine the influences of corticosteroid on the growth of Orientia tsutsugamushi in vitro to justify and evaluate the clinical applicability of corticosteroid in rickettsial disease...
  41. pmc Accessory gene regulator group polymorphisms in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an association with clinical significance
    Hee Jung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 146 92 Dogok dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 48:176-83. 2007
    ....
  42. pmc Abnormal liver stiffness assessed using transient elastography (Fibroscan®) in HIV-infected patients without HBV/HCV coinfection receiving combined antiretroviral treatment
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    PLoS ONE 8:e52720. 2013
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of abnormal LSM values as assessed using LSM and its predictors in HIV-infected asymptomatic patients receiving combined antiretroviral treatment (cART) without HBV/HCV coinfection...
  43. doi request reprint Delta neutrophil index: could it predict mortality in patients with bacteraemia?
    Hye Won Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:475-80. 2012
    ..This study investigated DN as a prognostic marker in patients with bacteraemia...
  44. pmc Clinical features of re-emerging hepatitis A: an analysis of patients hospitalized during an urban epidemic in Korea
    Hee Kyoung Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsan ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 52:686-91. 2011
    ..Furthermore, the rate of severe or fulminant hepatitis have significantly increased during the latest epidemic (13.4% vs. 5.2%, p=0.044). Therefore, widespread use of vaccine is warranted to reduce the burden of hepatitis A in Korea...
  45. pmc HIV-specific cellular immune responses are stimulated by structured treatment interruption in chronically HIV-1 infected Koreans
    Jun Yong Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 47:282-6. 2006
    ..A larger study is warranted in order to further characterize viral and immunological parameters of treatment with STIs in cases of chronic HIV infection...
  46. pmc Clinical factors associated with carotid plaque and intima-medial thickness in HIV-infected patients
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 54:990-8. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the risk factors of carotid plaque, and clinical factors associated with carotid atherosclerosis measured by carotid intima-medial thickness (cIMT) in HIV patients...
  47. doi request reprint Trend of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia in an institution with a high rate of MRSA after the reinforcement of antibiotic stewardship and hand hygiene
    Yong Chan Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Am J Infect Control 41:e39-43. 2013
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are a concern across the worldwide...
  48. doi request reprint The effect of sRAGE-Fc fusion protein attenuates inflammation and decreases mortality in a murine cecal ligation and puncture model
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Republic of Korea
    Inflamm Res 61:1211-8. 2012
    ..We report an investigation into the effect of soluble RAGE (sRAGE)-Fc fusion protein in severe sepsis induced by a cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) procedure...
  49. doi request reprint Measurement of plasma sTREM-1 in patients with severe sepsis receiving early goal-directed therapy and evaluation of its usefulness
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Shock 37:574-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that plasma sTREM-1 level at admission could be used as a marker to identify patients with a poor prognosis despite complete initial resuscitation in severe sepsis...
  50. doi request reprint Risk factors for surgical site infection after gastric surgery: a multicentre case-control study
    Su Jin Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:419-26. 2012
    ..We conducted a multicentre case-control study to determine the risk factors for SSI in patients undergoing gastric surgery and to establish strategies to reduce the risk of SSI...
  51. ncbi request reprint Outbreaks of Serratia marcescens bacteriuria in a neurosurgical intensive care unit of a tertiary care teaching hospital: a clinical, epidemiologic, and laboratory perspective
    Hee Jung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Infect Control 33:595-601. 2005
    ..Infections caused by S marcescens may be difficult to treat because of their resistance to a variety of antibiotics, including beta-lactams and aminoglycosides...
  52. pmc Two cases of mushroom poisoning by podostroma cornu-damae
    Jin Young Ahn
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 54:265-8. 2013
    ..We found a piece of Podostroma cornu-damae in the remaining clusters of mushrooms. Mushroom poisoning by Podostroma cornu-damae has never been previously reported in Korea...
  53. doi request reprint LPS-induced vascular endothelial growth factor expression in rat lung pericytes
    Chang Oh Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Shock 30:92-7. 2008
    ..More research should be done to establish the regulation of capillary hemodynamics and identify mechanisms of their regulation...
  54. ncbi request reprint The first detection of CTX-M-14 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase among diverse beta-lactamase-producing Proteus mirabilis clinical isolates
    Dongeun Yong
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Research Institute of Bacterial Resistance, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 54:237-9. 2006
    ..mirabilis to the best of our knowledge and suggests that the CTX-M-type enzyme is gradually spreading to this species. bla(TEM), bla(SHV-1), and/or bla(OXA-10) alleles were also detected in 35 ampicillin-resistant isolates tested...
  55. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of tuberculosis in renal transplant recipients
    Yoon Soo Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:865-72. 2004
    ..Also, the study results indicate that rifampin may prevent a recurrence of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Prolonged treatment appears to be appropriate for renal transplant recipients with TB...
  56. doi request reprint Comparison of the genetic structures surrounding qnrA1 in Korean Enterobacter cloacae and Chinese Escherichia coli strains isolated in the early 2000s: evidence for qnrA mobilization via Inc HI2 type plasmid
    Sang Hoon Han
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, 120 752, Republic of Korea
    J Microbiol 50:166-9. 2012
    ..Analysis of restriction enzyme sites and Southern blot hybridization results showed that qnrA1 was transferred between E. cloacae and E. coli via Inc HI2 type plasmid...
  57. doi request reprint Cervical lymphadenitis in a patient coinfected with Toxoplasma gondii and Bartonella henselae
    Hee Jung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Eulji University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:415-9. 2010
    ..Here, we report a first case of young patient with cervical lymphadenitis, which shows serological and histological evidence of B. henselae and T. gondii coinfection in Korea with literature review...
  58. pmc Clinical features and prognostic factors of anaerobic infections: a 7-year retrospective study
    Yoonseon Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 24:13-8. 2009
    ..The clinical significance of a broad range of pathogenic obligate anaerobic organisms was examined, and factors independently associated with mortality were identified in patients with clinically significant anaerobic infections...
  59. pmc Antiretroviral genotypic resistance mutations in HIV-1 infected Korean patients with virologic failure
    Bum Sik Chin
    Division of AIDS, Center for Immunology and Pathology, Korea National Institute of Health, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 24:1031-7. 2009
    ....
  60. pmc False-positive rate of a "fourth-generation" HIV antigen/antibody combination assay in an area of low HIV prevalence
    Sinyoung Kim
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Sinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1642-4. 2010
    ..The specificity and positive predictive value (PPV) were 99.78% and 31.21%, respectively. However, the specificity and PPV could increase to 99.99% and 89.70% using an arbitrary cutoff value...
  61. doi request reprint Red blood cell distribution width is an independent predictor of mortality in patients with gram-negative bacteremia
    Nam Su Ku
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Shock 38:123-7. 2012
    ..Also, 72-h RDW could be a predictor for all-cause mortality in patients with Gram-negative bacteremia...
  62. doi request reprint Analysis of cellular senescence induced by lipopolysaccharide in pulmonary alveolar epithelial cells
    Chang Oh Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:e35-41. 2012
    ..Taken together, it is suggested that LPS-induced cellular senescence may play an important role in limiting the tissue repair response after sepsis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis
    Hee Jung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, 146 92 Dogok dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul 135 270, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:453-61. 2004
    ..So it is important that the physician who first examines the patient should have a high degree of suspicion based on the chest radiography, localized or systemic symptoms and several laboratory parameters reviewed in this study...
  64. ncbi request reprint DNA microarray-based detection of nosocomial pathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii
    Ki Chang Keum
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Mol Cell Probes 20:42-50. 2006
    ..2%, the specificity of 100%, and the positive predictive value of 100%. These results suggest that two nosocomial pathogens, P. aeruginosa and A. baumannii, can be efficiently diagnosed by using the DNA microarray developed in this study...
  65. ncbi request reprint A case of lactic acidosis caused by stavudine in an AIDS patient
    Byoung Chul Cho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 19:66-9. 2004
    ..We report upon the first Korean case, of severe lactic acidosis in an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patient receiving stavudine, an anti-HIV drug...
  66. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of indinavir in Koreans and Caucasians
    Jun Yong Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:307-9. 2004
    ..No significant differences were observed in terms of its pharmacokinetic parameters; however, the AUC difference between the 2 groups may be significant for larger sample sizes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of 23S rRNA amplification by PCR in the detection of bacteria in CAPD peritonitis
    Tae Hyun Yoo
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seodaemun Ku, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Nephrol 26:115-20. 2006
    ..Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has recently broadened its diagnostic capabilities in infectious diseases. PCR can provide a sensitive method for identifying causative infectious organisms...
  68. pmc A comparison of clinical features and mortality among methicillin-resistant and methicillin-sensitive strains of Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis
    Hee Jung Yoon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 146 92 Dogok dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 270, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 46:496-502. 2005
    ....
  69. pmc Bilateral peripheral facial palsy in a patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection
    Min Su Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 146 92 Dogok dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 270, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 47:745-7. 2006
    ..In this paper, we present the first case in Korea, of a bilateral facial palsy occurring as the first clinical manifestation of HIV infection...
  70. pmc bla(VIM-2) cassette-containing novel integrons in metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Pseudomonas putida isolates disseminated in a Korean hospital
    Kyungwon Lee
    Department of Clinical Pathology and Research Institute of Bacterial Resistance, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:1053-8. 2002
    ..Strict measures are required in order to control a further spread of resistance...
  71. doi request reprint Immunotherapeutic restoration in HIV-infected individuals
    June Myung Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and AIDS Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsanno, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Immunotherapy 3:247-67. 2011
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Subacute bacterial endocarditis associated with upper endoscopy
    Byoung Chul Cho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:936-40. 2004
    ..We report a case of native valve endocarditis due to Streptococcus intermedius in a patient with valvular heart disease as a consequence of routine upper endoscopy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Clinical and laboratory predictors of oliguric renal failure in haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome caused by Hantaan virus
    Young Keun Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 752, South Korea
    J Infect 54:381-6. 2007
    ..Haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), caused by hantavirus infection, develops into acute renal failure (ARF) of variable degrees of severity. We investigated the early predictive markers for oliguric ARF in HFRS patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Plasmid-mediated, inducible AmpC beta-lactamase (DHA-1)-producing Enterobacteriaceae at a Korean hospital: wide dissemination in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Klebsiella oxytoca and emergence in Proteus mirabilis
    Dongeun Yong
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120 752, South Korea
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 53:65-70. 2005
    ..Presence of multiple PFGE patterns and identical patterns in some isolates suggest that the widely disseminated blaDHA-1 in Klebsiella species was because of both horizontal and clonal spread...