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Persistent Catheter-Related Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia after Catheter Removal and Initiation of Antimicrobial Therapy

  • Ki-Ho Park,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Yu-Mi Lee,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Hyo-Lim Hong,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Tark Kim,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Hyun Jung Park,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • So-Youn Park,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Song Mi Moon,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Yong Pil Chong,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Sung-Han Kim,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Sang-Oh Lee,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Sang-Ho Choi,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Jin-Yong Jeong,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Asan Institute of Life Sciences, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Mi-Na Kim,

    Affiliation: Department of Laboratory Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Jun Hee Woo,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Yang Soo Kim mail

    yskim@amc.seoul.kr

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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  • Published: October 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046389

About the Authors

Ki-Ho Park, Yu-Mi Lee, Hyo-Lim Hong, Tark Kim, Hyun Jung Park, So-Youn Park, Song Mi Moon, Yong Pil Chong, Sung-Han Kim, Sang-Oh Lee, Sang-Ho Choi, Jin-Yong Jeong, Jun Hee Woo, Yang Soo Kim
Department of Infectious Diseases, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Ki-Ho Park, Yu-Mi Lee, Hyo-Lim Hong, Tark Kim, Hyun Jung Park, So-Youn Park, Song Mi Moon, Yong Pil Chong, Sung-Han Kim, Sang-Oh Lee, Sang-Ho Choi, Jin-Yong Jeong, Jun Hee Woo, Yang Soo Kim
Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genetics, University of Ulsan, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Jin-Yong Jeong
Asan Institute of Life Sciences, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Mi-Na Kim
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Corresponding Author

Email: yskim@amc.seoul.kr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KHP YSK. Performed the experiments: TK SMM JYJ. Analyzed the data: KHP YPC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YML HLH TK HJP SYP SHK SOL SHC MNK JHW. Wrote the paper: KHP YSK.