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The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Expertises

Medical microbiology and virology; assay development and validation; antimicrobial susceptibility testing; antimicrobial resistance mechanisms.

Main research areas

Monitorining of chronic viral infections (HIV, HCV, and HBV); characterization of plasmids as vehicles for the dissemination of antimicrobial resistance genes; Development and validation of molecular diagnostic assays.

Current research

Whole genome characterization of Hepatis C Virus in clinical samples by next generation sequencing with the aim of identifying  virus genotype, antiviral resistance associated substitutions, and circulating recombinant forms.

Assay evaluation of methods for quantifying HIV-1 RNA, HCV-RNA, and HBV-DNA.

Identification of resistance mechanisms in Gram-positive and -negative bacteria with the aim of characterizing genetic structures supporting horizontal dissemination of the resistance genes.

Potential conflicts of interest

Associated with MT-Microsearch Aps in a research collaboration.

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