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  1. 2021
  2. Published

    Danish Whole-Genome-Sequenced Candida albicans and Candida glabrata Samples Fit into Globally Prevalent Clades

    Szarvas, J., Rebelo, A. R., Bortolaia, V., Leekitcharoenphon, P., Schrøder Hansen, D., Nielsen, H. L., Nørskov-Lauritsen, N., Kemp, M., Røder, B. L., Frimodt-Møller, N., Søndergaard, T. S., Coia, J. E., Østergaard, C., Westh, H. & Aarestrup, F. M., 12 Nov 2021, In: Journal of fungi (Basel, Switzerland). 7, 11, 962.

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  3. E-pub ahead of print

    Genomic analysis of 600 vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium reveals a high prevalence of ST80 and spread of similar vanA regions via IS1216E and plasmid transfer in diverse genetic lineages in Ireland

    Egan, S. A., Kavanagh, N. L., Shore, A. C., Mollerup, S., Samaniego Castruita, J. A., O'Connell, B., McManus, B. A., Brennan, G. I., Pinholt, M., Westh, H. & Coleman, D. C., 8 Nov 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy.

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  4. Published
  5. E-pub ahead of print

    Substantial Decrease in Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Outbreak Duration and Number of Patients During the Danish COVID-19 Lockdown: A Prospective Observational Study

    Gisselø, K. L., Rubin, I. M. C., Knudsen, M. S., From-Hansen, M., Stangerup, M., Kavalaris, C. P., Pinholt, M., Mollerup, S., Westh, H., Bartels, M. D. & Petersen, A. M., 6 Sep 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.).

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  6. Published
  7. Published

    Staphylococcus saprophyticus Causing Infections in Humans Is Associated with High Resistance to Heavy Metals

    Lawal, O. U., Fraqueza, M. J., Worning, P., Bouchami, O., Bartels, M. D., Goncalves, L., Paixão, P., Goncalves, E., Toscano, C., Empel, J., Urbaś, M., Domínguez, M. A., Westh, H., de Lencastre, H. & Miragaia, M., 17 Jun 2021, In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 65, 7, e0268520.

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  8. Published

    Staphylococcus saprophyticus From Clinical and Environmental Origins Have Distinct Biofilm Composition

    Lawal, O. U., Barata, M., Fraqueza, M. J., Worning, P., Bartels, M. D., Goncalves, L., Paixão, P., Goncalves, E., Toscano, C., Empel, J., Urbaś, M., Domiìnguez, M. A., Westh, H., de Lencastre, H. & Miragaia, M., 7 Jun 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 12, p. 1-13 13 p., 663768.

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  9. Published

    Rapid Open-Source SNP-Based Clustering Offers an Alternative to Core Genome MLST for Outbreak Tracing in a Hospital Setting

    Szarvas, J., Bartels, M. D., Westh, H. & Lund, O., 1 Apr 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 12, p. 1-8 8 p., 636608.

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  10. Published

    The global dissemination of hospital clones of Enterococcus faecium

    van Hal, S. J., Willems, R. J. L., Gouliouris, T., Ballard, S. A., Coque, T. M., Hammerum, A. M., Hegstad, K., Westh, H., Howden, B. P., Malhotra-Kumar, S., Werner, G., Yanagihara, K., Earl, A. M., Raven, K. E., Corander, J., Bowden, R. & Enterococcal Group, 30 Mar 2021, In: Genome Medicine. 13, 1, p. 52 52.

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  11. Published

    Foodborne Origin and Local and Global Spread of Staphylococcus saprophyticus Causing Human Urinary Tract Infections

    Lawal, O. U., Fraqueza, M. J., Bouchami, O., Worning, P., Bartels, M. D., Gonçalves, M. L., Paixão, P., Gonçalves, E., Toscano, C., Empel, J., Urbaś, M., Domínguez, M. A., Westh, H., de Lencastre, H. & Miragaia, M., Mar 2021, In: Emerging Infectious Diseases . 27, 3, p. 880-893 14 p.

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  12. Published

    Repeated introduction and spread of the MRSA clone t304/ST6 in Northern Europe

    Bartels, M. D., Worning, P., Andersen, L. P., Bès, M., Enger, H., Ås, C. G., Hansen, T. A., Holzknecht, B. J., Larssen, K. W., Laurent, F., Mäkitalo, B., Pichon, B., Svartström, O. & Westh, H., Feb 2021, In: Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 27, 2, p. 284.e1-284.e5

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  13. Published

    Prevalence of MRSA nasal carriage among pregnant women in Copenhagen

    Holm, M. K. A., Winther, T. N., Kammann, S., Rasmusson, M. S., Brooks, L., Westh, H. & Bartels, M. D., 29 Jan 2021, In: PLoS One. 16, 1, e0246343.

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  14. Published

    SARS-CoV-2 in first trimester pregnancy: a cohort study

    la Cour Freiesleben, N., Egerup, P., Vauvert Römmelmayer Hviid, K., Rosenbek Severinsen, E., Kolte, A. M., Westergaard, D., Fich Olsen, L., Prætorius, L., Zedeler, A., Hellerung Christiansen, A-M., Reinhardt Nielsen, J., Bang, D., Berntsen, S., Ollé-López, J., Ingham, A., Bello-Rodríguez, J., Marie Storm, D., Ethelberg-Findsen, J., Hoffmann, E. R., Wilken-Jensen, C., Stener Jørgensen, F., Westh, H., Løvendahl Jørgensen, H. & Nielsen, H. S., 1 Jan 2021, In: Human reproduction (Oxford, England). 36, 1, p. 40-47 8 p.

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  15. Published

    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Antibodies at Delivery in Women, Partners, and Newborns

    Egerup, P., Fich Olsen, L., Christiansen, A-M. H., Westergaard, D., Severinsen, E. R., Hviid, K. V. R., Kolte, A. M., Boje, A. D., Bertelsen, M-L. M. F., Prætorius, L., Zedeler, A., Nielsen, J. R., Bang, D., Berntsen, S., Ethelberg-Findsen, J., Storm, D. M., Bello-Rodríguez, J., Ingham, A., Ollé-López, J., Hoffmann, E. R., Wilken-Jensen, C., Krebs, L., Jørgensen, F. S., Westh, H., Jørgensen, H. L., la Cour Freiesleben, N. & Nielsen, H. S., 1 Jan 2021, In: Obstetrics and Gynecology. 137, 1, p. 49-55 7 p.

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  16. 2020
  17. Published

    ResFinder 4.0 for predictions of phenotypes from genotypes

    Bortolaia, V., Kaas, R. S., Ruppe, E., Roberts, M. C., Schwarz, S., Cattoir, V., Philippon, A., Allesoe, R. L., Rebelo, A. R., Florensa, A. F., Fagelhauer, L., Chakraborty, T., Neumann, B., Werner, G., Bender, J. K., Stingl, K., Nguyen, M., Coppens, J., Xavier, B. B., Malhotra-Kumar, S., Westh, H., Pinholt, M., Anjum, M. F., Duggett, N. A., Kempf, I., Nykäsenoja, S., Olkkola, S., Wieczorek, K., Amaro, A., Clemente, L., Mossong, J., Losch, S., Ragimbeau, C., Lund, O. & Aarestrup, F. M., 1 Dec 2020, In: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 75, 12, p. 3491-3500 10 p.

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  18. Published
  19. Published

    Association between vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium colonization and subsequent infection: a retrospective WGS study

    Rubin, I. M. C., Pedersen, M. S., Mollerup, S., Kaya, H., Petersen, A. M., Westh, H. & Pinholt, M., 1 Jul 2020, In: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 75, 7, p. 1712-1715 4 p.

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  20. Published

    Sensitivity, specificity, inclusivity and exclusivity of the updated Aptima Combo 2 assay, which provides detection coverage of the new diagnostic-escape Chlamydia trachomatis variants

    Unemo, M., Hansen, M., Hadad, R., Puolakkainen, M., Westh, H., Rantakokko-Jalava, K., Thilesen, C., Cole, M. J., Boiko, I., Lan, P. T., Golparian, D., Ito, S. & Sundqvist, M., 16 Jun 2020, In: BMC Infectious Diseases. 20, 1, p. 1-6 6 p., 419.

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  21. Published

    A Chlamydia trachomatis 23S rRNA G1523A variant escaping detection in the Aptima Combo 2 assay (Hologic) was widespread across Denmark in July-September 2019

    Hadad, R., Skov Jensen, J., Westh, H., Grønbaek, I., Jessen Schwartz, L., Nielsen, L., Müller Vang, T., Nielsen, R., Sandborg Weinreich, L., Skov, M. N., Olsen, M., Kjølseth Møller, J., Kolmos, B., Unemo, M. & Hoffmann, S., Jun 2020, In: APMIS - Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology. 128, 6, p. 440-444 5 p.

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  22. Published

    Core genome multi-locus sequence typing as an essential tool in a high-cost livestock-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 hospital outbreak

    Slott Jensen, M. L., Skov, M. N., Kristiansen, H. P., Toft, A., Lundgaard, H., Gumpert, H., Westh, H., Holm, A., Kolmos, H. J. & Kemp, M., Apr 2020, In: The Journal of hospital infection. 104, 4, p. 574-581 8 p.

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  23. Published

    Aktuel kighosteepidemi - hvad skal jeg vide?

    Ignatiussen, M., Westh, H. & Bartels, M. D., Feb 2020, In: Månedsskrift for Almen Praksis. p. 889-893 5 p.

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  24. 2019
  25. Published

    Evolution and Global Transmission of a Multidrug-Resistant, Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Lineage from the Indian Subcontinent

    Steinig, E. J., Duchene, S., Robinson, D. A., Monecke, S., Yokoyama, M., Laabei, M., Slickers, P., Andersson, P., Williamson, D., Kearns, A., Goering, R. V., Dickson, E., Ehricht, R., Ip, M., O'Sullivan, M. V. N., Coombs, G. W., Petersen, A., Brennan, G., Shore, A. C., Coleman, D. C., Pantosti, A., de Lencastre, H., Westh, H., Kobayashi, N., Heffernan, H., Strommenger, B., Layer, F., Weber, S., Aamot, H. V., Skakni, L., Peacock, S. J., Sarovich, D., Harris, S., Parkhill, J., Massey, R. C., Holden, M. T. G., Bentley, S. D. & Tong, S. Y. C., 26 Nov 2019, In: mBio. 10, 6, p. 1-20 20 p., e01105-19.

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  26. Published
  27. Published

    Trends and prediction of antimicrobial susceptibility in urinary bacteria isolated in European emergency departments: the EuroUTI 2010-2016 Study

    Westh, H., Pedersen, M. & EuroUTI 2010-2016 Study Group , 1 Oct 2019, In: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 74, 10, p. 3069-3076 8 p.

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  28. Published
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  30. Published

    Surveillance of vancomycin-resistant enterococci reveals shift in dominating clones and national spread of a vancomycin-variable vanA Enterococcus faecium ST1421-CT1134 clone, Denmark, 2015 to March 2019

    Hammerum, A. M., Justesen, U. S., Pinholt, M., Roer, L., Kaya, H., Worning, P., Nygaard, S., Kemp, M., Clausen, M. E., Nielsen, K. L., Samulioniené, J., Kjærsgaard, M., Østergaard, C., Coia, J., Søndergaard, T. S., Gaini, S., Schønning, K., Westh, H., Hasman, H. & Holzknecht, B. J., Aug 2019, In: Eurosurveillance. 24, 34

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  34. Published

    Increased risk of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in hemodialysis-A nationwide study

    Chaudry, M. S., Gislason, G. H., Kamper, A-L., Rix, M., Larsen, A. R., Petersen, A., Andersen, P. S., Skov, R. L., Fosbøl, E. L., Westh, H., Schønheyder, H. C., Benfield, T. L., Fowler, V. G., Torp-Pedersen, C. & Bruun, N. E., Apr 2019, In: Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis. 23, 2, p. 230-238 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. 2018
  36. Published

    Evolution of the β-lactam-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae PMEN3 clone over a 30 year period in Barcelona, Spain

    Càmara, J., Cubero, M., Martín-Galiano, A. J., García, E., Grau, I., Nielsen, J. B., Worning, P., Tubau, F., Pallarés, R., Domínguez, M. Á., Kilian, M., Liñares, J., Westh, H. & Ardanuy, C., Nov 2018, In: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 73, 11, p. 2941-2951

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  37. Published

    European external quality assessments for identification, molecular typing and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus

    Study Group on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections (ESGS) of ESCMID, 1 Oct 2018, In: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 73, 10, p. 2662-2666

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  38. Published

    Update on prevalence and mechanisms of resistance to linezolid, tigecycline and daptomycin in enterococci in Europe: Towards a common nomenclature

    Bender, J. K., Cattoir, V., Hegstad, K., Sadowy, E., Coque, T. M., Westh, H., Hammerum, A. M., Schaffer, K., Burns, K., Murchan, S., Novais, C., Freitas, A. R., Peixe, L., Del Grosso, M., Pantosti, A. & Werner, G., 1 Sep 2018, In: Drug resistance updates : reviews and commentaries in antimicrobial and anticancer chemotherapy. 40, p. 25-39 15 p.

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  42. Published

    Gonorrhoea

    Tolstrup, J., Westh, H. & Vestergaard, T., 14 May 2018, In: Ugeskrift for Laeger. 180, 20

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  43. Published

    Clinical and analytical evaluation of the new Aptima Mycoplasma genitalium assay, with data on M. genitalium prevalence and antimicrobial resistance in M. genitalium in Denmark, Norway and Sweden in 2016

    Unemo, M., Salado-Rasmussen, K., Hansen, M., Olsen, A. O., Falk, M., Golparian, D., Aasterød, M., Ringlander, J., Steczkó Nilsson, C., Sundqvist, M., Schønning, K., Moi, H., Westh, H. & Jensen, J. S., 1 May 2018, In: Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 24, 5, p. 533-539

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  44. Published

    Genomics-Based Identification of Microorganisms in Human Ocular Body Fluid

    Kirstahler, P., Bjerrum, S. S., Friis-Møller, A., la Cour, M., Aarestrup, F. M., Westh, H. & Pamp, S. J., 1 May 2018, In: Scientific Reports. 8, 4126

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  45. Published

    Identification of a PVL-negative SCCmec-IVa sub-lineage of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC80 lineage: Understanding the clonal origin of CA-MRSA

    Edslev, S. M., Westh, H. T., Andersen, P. S., Skov, R., Kobayashi, N., Bartels, M. D., Vandenesh, F., Petersen, A., Worning, P., Larsen, A. R. & Stegger, M., Mar 2018, In: Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 24, 3, p. 273-278

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  46. Published

    Use of a Regression Model to Study Host-Genomic Determinants of Phage Susceptibility in MRSA

    Zschach, H., Larsen, M. V., Hasman, H., Westh, H., Nielsen, M., Międzybrodzki, R., Jończyk-Matysiak, E., Weber-Dąbrowska, B. & Górski, A., 1 Feb 2018, In: Antibiotics. 7, 1

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  47. Published

    Pelvic inflammatory disease risk following negative results from chlamydia nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) versus non-NAATs in Denmark: A retrospective cohort

    Davies, B., Turner, K. M. E., Benfield, T., Frølund, M., Andersen, B., Westh, H., Ward, H. & Danish Chlamydia Study, 1 Jan 2018, In: PLOS Medicine. 15, 1

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  48. Published

    Gonorré

    Tolstrup, J., Westh, H. & Vestergaard, T., 2018, In: Ugeskrift for Laeger. 180, p. 2-5

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  49. 2017
  50. Published

    Susceptibility of vancomycin-resistant and -sensitive Enterococcus faecium obtained from Danish hospitals to benzalkonium chloride, chlorhexidine and hydrogen peroxide biocides

    Alotaibi, S. M. I., Ayibiekea, A., Pedersen, A. F., Jakobsen, L., Pinholt, M., Gumpert, H., Hammerum, A. M., Westh, H. & Ingmer, H., 14 Nov 2017, In: Journal of Medical Microbiology. p. 1744 1751 p.

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  51. Published

    Signatures of cytoplasmic proteins in the exoproteome distinguish community- and hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 lineages

    Mekonnen, S. A., Palma Medina, L. M., Glasner, C., Tsompanidou, E., de Jong, A., Grasso, S., Schaffer, M., Mäder, U., Larsen, A. R., Gumpert, H., Westh, H., Völker, U., Otto, A., Becher, D. & van Dijl, J. M., 1 Oct 2017, In: Virulence. 8, 6, p. 891-907

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  53. Published

    Multidrug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection with ceftriaxone resistance and intermediate resistance to azithromycin, Denmark, 2017

    Terkelsen, D., Tolstrup, J., Johnsen, C. H., Lund, O., Larsen, H. K., Worning, P., Unemo, M. & Westh, H., Oct 2017, In: Eurosurveillance. 22, 42

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