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Thyroid dysfunction in premature infants
Ki Bae Hong, Ji Yun Park, Young Pyo Chang, Jeesuk Yu
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(9):991-998.   Published online September 15, 2009

Purpose:Thyroid hormone is essential for development of the brain in early life. Thyroid dysfunction is more common in the first 2-4 postnatal weeks of life in premature infants than in term infants. This study aimed to identify the prevalence and clinical course of thyroid dysfunction in prematurity. Methods:Premature infants admitted to and given neonatal screenings at Dankook University Hospital between...
Chlamydia trachomatis respiratory infection in Korean young infants
Ki Bae Hong, Youn Shim Shin, Eui-Jung Roh, Eun Hee Chung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2008;51(7):729-735.   Published online July 15, 2008
Purpose : Chlamydia trachomatis is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases and is also a cause of pneumonia in infants. Respiratory infections by respiratory viruses are also common for infants. The objectives of this study were to identify the clinical manifestations and to determine the prevalence of C. trachomatis respiratory infections and coinfections by respiratory viruses in infants...
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