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  1. 2022
  2. Published

    Estimated Roles of the Carrier and the Bacterial Strain When Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization Fails: a Case-Control Study

    Holm, M. K. A., Jørgensen, K. M., Bagge, K., Worning, P., Pedersen, M., Westh, H., Monk, J. M. & Bartels, M. D., 26 Oct 2022, In: Microbiology spectrum. 10, 5, p. 1-12 12 p., e0129622.

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  3. Published
  4. Published

    Emergence of circulating influenza A H3N2 viruses with genetic drift in the matrix gene: Be alert of false negative test results

    Jørgensen, R. L., Lerche, C. J., Pedersen, M. S., Kirkby, N., Botnen, A. B., Trebbien, R., Nilsson-Møller, S., Pinholt, M., Nielsen, A. C. Y., Westh, H., Lisby, J. G. & Schneider, U. V., Oct 2022, In: APMIS - Journal of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology. 130, 10, p. 612-617 6 p.

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  5. Published

    Rapid in vivo development of resistance to daptomycin in vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium due to genomic alterations

    Mollerup, S., Elmeskov, C., Pinholt, M., Sejersen, T. S., Pedersen, M. S., Worning, P., Frees, D. & Westh, H., 13 Aug 2022, In: FEMS Microbiology Letters. 369, 1, fnac063.

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  6. Published

    No Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG on Eradication of Colonization by Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium or Microbiome Diversity in Hospitalized Adult Patients

    Rubin, I. M. C., Mollerup, S., Broholm, C., Knudsen, S. B., Baker, A., Helms, M., Holm, M. K. A., Kallemose, T., Westh, H., Dahl Knudsen, J., Pinholt, M. & Petersen, A. M., 29 Jun 2022, In: Microbiology spectrum. 10, 3, e0234821.

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  7. Published
  8. Published

    One Day in Denmark: Comparison of Phenotypic and Genotypic Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing in Bacterial Isolates From Clinical Settings

    Rebelo, A. R., Bortolaia, V., Leekitcharoenphon, P., Hansen, D. S., Nielsen, H. L., Ellermann-Eriksen, S., Kemp, M., Røder, B. L., Frimodt-Møller, N., Søndergaard, T. S., Coia, J. E., Østergaard, C., Westh, H. & Aarestrup, F. M., 10 Jun 2022, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 13, p. 804627 804627.

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  9. Published

    Attributable mortality of vancomycin resistance in ampicillin-resistant Enterococcus faecium bacteremia in Denmark and the Netherlands: A matched cohort study

    Rottier, W. C., Pinholt, M., Van Der Bij, A. K., Arpi, M., Blank, S. N., Nabuurs-Franssen, M. H., Ruijs, G. J. H. M., Tersmette, M., Ossewaarde, J. M., Groenwold, R. H., Westh, H. & Bonten, M. J. M., Jun 2022, In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 43, 6, p. 719-727 9 p.

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  10. Published

    Topical niclosamide (ATx201) reduces Staphylococcus aureus colonization and increases Shannon diversity of the skin microbiome in atopic dermatitis patients in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 trial

    Weiss, A., Delavenne, E., Matias, C., Lagler, H., Simon, D., Li, P., Hansen, J. U., Dos Santos, T. P., Jana, B., Priemel, P., Bangert, C., Bauer, M., Eberl, S., Nussbaumer-Pröll, A., Anne Österreicher, Z., Matzneller, P., Quint, T., Weber, M., Nielsen, H. M., Rades, T., & 17 othersJohansen, H. K., Westh, H., Kim, W., Mylonakis, E., Friis, C., Guardabassi, L., Pace, J., Lundberg, C. V., M'Zali, F., Butty, P., Sørensen, N., Nielsen, H. B., Toft-Kehler, R., Guttman-Yassky, E., Stingl, G., Zeitlinger, M. & Sommer, M., May 2022, In: Clinical and Translational Medicine. 12, 5, p. 1-21 21 p., e790.

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  11. E-pub ahead of print
  12. Published

    One Day in Denmark: Nationwide point-prevalence survey of human bacterial isolates and comparison of classical and whole-genome sequence-based species identification methods

    Rebelo, A. R., Ibfelt, T., Bortolaia, V., Leekitcharoenphon, P., Hansen, D. S., Nielsen, H. L., Ellermann-Eriksen, S., Kemp, M., Røder, B. L., Frimodt-Møller, N., Søndergaard, T. S., Coia, J. E., Østergaard, C., Pedersen, M., Westh, H. & Aarestrup, F. M., 11 Feb 2022, In: PLoS One. 17, 2, p. 1-17 17 p., e0261999.

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  13. Published

    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., 2 Feb 2022, In: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 77, 2, p. 320-330 11 p., dkab393.

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  14. Published

    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., Jan 2022, In: Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.). 28, 1, p. 73-80 8 p., 0040.

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  15. Published

    Next-generation sequencing in routine clinical microbiology and infectious diseases: an ESGMD-ESGEM ESCMID postgraduate course

    Aamot, H. V., Claas, E. C. J., Couto, N., Westh, H., Greub, G. & Rossen, J., 2022, In: ScienceDirect Connections Newsletter. 49-50

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  16. 2021
  17. Published

    Forekomst af SARS-CoV-2 i sæd og påvirkning af de mandlige reproduktive organer ved COVID-19

    Hansen, C. B., Leineweber, T. D., Jørgensen, N., Schneider, U. V., Westh, H., Freiesleben, N. L. C., Svarre Nielsen, H. & Lauritsen, M. P., 20 Dec 2021, In: Ugerskrift for Læger. 183, V07210573, p. 1 9 p.

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  18. Published

    Presence of SARS-CoV-2 in semen and the impact of COVID-19 on the male reproductive system

    Hansen, C. B., Leineweber, T. D., Jørgensen, N., Schneider, U. V., Westh, H., Freiesleben, N. L. C., Nielsen, H. S. & Lauritsen, M. P., 20 Dec 2021, In: Ugeskrift for Laeger. 183, 51, p. 1-9 9 p., V07210573.

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  19. 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, p. 1-12 12 p., 962.

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  20. Published

    A major outbreak of covid-19 at a residential care home

    Andersen, C. Ø., Buch, I., Castruita, J. A. S., Jakobsen, N. G., Jensen, C. B., Westh, H., Marvig, R. L., Pedersen, M. S., Schønning, K. & Pinholt, M., 1 Oct 2021, In: Danish Medical Journal. 68, 10, A03210227.

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  21. Published
  22. Published

    Investigation of the introduction and dissemination of vanB Enterococcus faecium in the Capital Region of Denmark and development of a rapid and accurate clone-specific vanB E. faecium PCR

    Pinholt, M., Mollerup, S., Boye, K., Worning, P., Holzknecht, B. J., Nygaard, S., Nielsen, K. L., Hasman, H., Roer, L., Hammerum, A. M., Westh, H. & Schønning, K., Sep 2021, In: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 76, 9, p. 2260-2267 8 p., dkab198.

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  23. 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, p. 1-17 17 p., e0268520.

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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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. 1-12 12 p., 52.

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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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, p. 1-6 6 p., e0246343.

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  30. Published

    Sex-associated Risk Factors for Co-infection with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoea among Patients Presenting to a Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic

    Barati Sedeh, F., Thomsen, S. F., Larsen, H. K., Westh, H. & Salado-Rasmussen, K., 4 Jan 2021, In: Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 101, 1, p. 1-7 7 p., adv00356.

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  31. 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., & 4 othersStener 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., deaa311.

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  32. 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., & 7 othersWilken-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., 0000000000004199.

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  33. Published

    A roadmap for the generation of benchmarking resources for antimicrobial resistance detection using next generation sequencing

    Petrillo, M., Fabbri, M., Kagkli, D. M., Querci, M., Van den Eede, G., Alm, E., Aytan-Aktug, D., Capella-Gutierrez, S., Carrillo, C., Cestaro, A., Chan, K-G., Coque, T., Endrullat, C., Gut, I., Hammer, P., Kay, G. L., Madec, J-Y., Mather, A. E., McHardy, A. C., Naas, T., & 11 othersParacchini, V., Peter, S., Pightling, A., Raffael, B., Rossen, J., Ruppé, E., Schlaberg, R., Vanneste, K., Weber, L. M., Westh, H. & Angers-Loustau, A., 2021, In: F1000Research. 10, p. 1-37 37 p., 80.

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  34. 2020
  35. 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., & 15 othersWesth, 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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  36. Published

    Clinical Manifestations in Children with Staphylococcal Bacteremia Positive for Panton-Valentine Leucocidin: A Nationwide Survey in a Low Methicillin-Resistance Setting

    Bybeck Nielsen, A., Larsen, A. R., Petersen, A., Schønheyder, H. C., Westh, H., Benfield, T. & Nygaard, U., Sep 2020, In: The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 39, 9, p. 274-276 3 p.

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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 2019
  43. 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., & 18 othersPantosti, 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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  44. Published
  45. 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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  46. Published
  47. Published
  48. 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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  49. Published
  50. Published
  51. Published
  52. 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.

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  53. 2018
  54. 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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  55. 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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