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Karen Leth Nielsen


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    • Next generation sequencing of human pathogenic bacteria
    • Microbial Genetics
    • Molecular microbiology
    • Bioinformatics
    • Phylogenetics
    • Antimicrobial resistance
    • Molecular typing
    • Fitness cost

    Main research areas

    • Human pathogenic bacteria and antimicrobial resistance in the clinical setting based on Next Generation Sequencing.
    • Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Enterococcus faecium
    • inter- and intraclonal genetic variation
    • outbreaks of multidrug resistant pathogens

    Current research

    High troughput sequencing of clinical bacterial isolates with the aim of improving current microbial diagnostics. Outbreak detection and analyses. Adaptation of human pathogenic bacteria and antimicrobial resistance in the clinical setting.

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