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Inadequate adherence to Swedish guidelines for uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections among adults in general practice.

APMIS 2017 Sep 6;125(9):816-821. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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September 2017

Protective ventilation reduces Pseudomonas aeruginosa growth in lung tissue in a porcine pneumonia model.

Intensive Care Med Exp 2017 Aug 31;5(1):40. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

Centre for Clinical Research Sörmland, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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August 2017

Individual-level effects of antibiotics on colonizing otitis pathogens in the nasopharynx.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2016 Sep 18;88:17-21. Epub 2016 Jun 18.

Dept. of Medical Sciences, Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Sweden.

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September 2016

A trial with IgY chicken antibodies to eradicate faecal carriage of Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases.

Infect Ecol Epidemiol 2015 9;5:28224. Epub 2015 Nov 9.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden;

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November 2015

Effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on nasopharyngeal carriage in children with early onset of acute otitis media - a randomized controlled trial.

Acta Otolaryngol 2015 Jan;135(1):7-13

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Lund University Hospital , Lund , Sweden.

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January 2015

Silver resistance genes are overrepresented among Escherichia coli isolates with CTX-M production.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2014 Nov 15;80(22):6863-9. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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November 2014

Level of decontamination after washing textiles at 60°C or 70°C followed by tumble drying.

Authors:
Eva Tano Asa Melhus

Infect Ecol Epidemiol 2014 11;4:24314. Epub 2014 Nov 11.

Department of Medical Sciences/Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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November 2014

The gull (Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus) as an environmental bioindicator and reservoir for antibiotic resistance on the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal.

Microb Drug Resist 2014 Oct 30;20(5):466-71. Epub 2014 Apr 30.

1 Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University , Uppsala, Sweden .

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October 2014

Immunologic findings in young children with early onset of acute otitis media.

Acta Otolaryngol 2014 Oct;134(10):1022-8

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Lund University Hospital , Lund.

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October 2014

Cluster of infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in humans in a tertiary hospital.

J Clin Microbiol 2014 Aug 28;52(8):3118-20. Epub 2014 May 28.

Department of Medical Sciences/Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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August 2014

Risk factors for carriage of AOM pathogens during the first 3 years of life in children with early onset of acute otitis media.

Acta Otolaryngol 2014 Jul 19;134(7):684-90. Epub 2014 May 19.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Lund University Hospital , Lund.

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July 2014

Biliary microflora in patients undergoing cholecystectomy.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2014 Jun 6;15(3):262-5. Epub 2014 May 6.

1 Department of Surgery, Enköping Hospital , Enköping, Sweden .

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June 2014

Survival in the environment is a possible key factor for the expansion of Escherichia coli strains producing extended-spectrum β-lactamases.

APMIS 2014 Jan 12;122(1):59-67. Epub 2013 Jun 12.

Department of Medical Sciences/Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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January 2014

Photocatalytic inactivation of biofilms on bioactive dental adhesives.

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2014 Jan 11;102(1):62-7. Epub 2013 Jul 11.

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, The Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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January 2014

Human wound infections caused by Neisseria animaloris and Neisseria zoodegmatis, former CDC Group EF-4a and EF-4b.

Infect Ecol Epidemiol 2013 2;3. Epub 2013 Aug 2.

Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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August 2013

Prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in healthy Swedish preschool children.

Acta Paediatr 2013 Jun 6;102(6):655-60. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

Section of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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June 2013

Revisiting the notion of type 1 diabetes being a T-cell-mediated autoimmune disease.

Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 2013 Apr;20(2):118-23

Department of Immunology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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April 2013

Rational use of aminoglycosides--review and recommendations by the Swedish Reference Group for Antibiotics (SRGA).

Scand J Infect Dis 2013 Mar 28;45(3):161-75. Epub 2012 Dec 28.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

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March 2013

Antimicrobial drug-resistant Escherichia coli in wild birds and free-range poultry, Bangladesh.

Emerg Infect Dis 2012 Dec;18(12):2055-8

Department of Medical Sciences/Section of Infectious Diseases, Uppsala University Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

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December 2012

On the etiology of type 1 diabetes: a new animal model signifying a decisive role for bacteria eliciting an adverse innate immunity response.

Am J Pathol 2012 Nov 1;181(5):1735-48. Epub 2012 Sep 1.

Department of Immunology, Genetics, and Pathology, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden.

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November 2012

Variation-tolerant capture and multiplex detection of nucleic acids: application to detection of microbes.

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Oct 18;50(10):3208-15. Epub 2012 Jul 18.

Section of Clinical Virology, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.

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October 2012

Enterococcus faecium coisolated with Lactobacillus species can mimic vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

Infect Ecol Epidemiol 2011 28;1. Epub 2011 Nov 28.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Blekinge Hospital, Karlskrona, Sweden.

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September 2012

First documented case of a Staphylococcus lugdunensis strain carrying the mecA gene in Northern Europe.

Infect Ecol Epidemiol 2011 11;1. Epub 2011 Oct 11.

Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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September 2012

Transfer of an Escherichia coli ST131 multiresistance cassette has created a Klebsiella pneumoniae-specific plasmid associated with a major nosocomial outbreak.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2012 Jan 11;67(1):74-83. Epub 2011 Oct 11.

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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January 2012

Effects of silver-based wound dressings on the bacterial flora in chronic leg ulcers and its susceptibility in vitro to silver.

Acta Derm Venereol 2012 Jan;92(1):34-9

Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Sweden.

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January 2012

Pneumococcal vaccination in children at risk of developing recurrent acute otitis media - a randomized study.

Acta Paediatr 2011 Oct 27;100(10):1354-8. Epub 2011 May 27.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden.

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October 2011

Radical reduction of cephalosporin use at a tertiary hospital after educational antibiotic intervention during an outbreak of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2011 May 4;66(5):1161-7. Epub 2011 Mar 4.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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May 2011

Evaluation of three swab transport systems for the maintenance of clinically important bacteria in simulated mono- and polymicrobial samples.

Authors:
Eva Tano Asa Melhus

APMIS 2011 Mar;119(3):198-203

Department of Medical Sciences/Section of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Sweden.

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March 2011

Foreign travel is a major risk factor for colonization with Escherichia coli producing CTX-M-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamases: a prospective study with Swedish volunteers.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2010 Sep 14;54(9):3564-8. Epub 2010 Jun 14.

Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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September 2010

A case-control study of risk factors for urinary acquisition of Klebsiella pneumoniae producing CTX-M-15 in an outbreak situation in Sweden.

Scand J Infect Dis 2010 Jul;42(6-7):439-44

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.

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July 2010

Lack of hygiene routines among patients and family members at patient hotels--a possible route for transmitting puerperal fever.

Scand J Infect Dis 2010 Jul;42(6-7):554-6

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.

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July 2010

Globally disseminated human pathogenic Escherichia coli of O25b-ST131 clone, harbouring blaCTX-M-15 , found in Glaucous-winged gull at remote Commander Islands, Russia.

Environ Microbiol Rep 2010 Apr 23;2(2):329-32. Epub 2010 Feb 23.

Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Laboratory Medicine, Trollhättan, Sweden. School of Natural Sciences, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden. Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

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April 2010

The first documented case of Aspergillus cardiac surgical site infection in Sweden: an epidemiology study using arbitrarily primed PCR.

APMIS 2009 Aug;117(8):568-74

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Unilabs AB, Kärnsjukhuset, Skövde, Sweeden.

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August 2009

Around-the-clock, rapid diagnosis of influenza by means of membrane chromatography antigen testing confirmed by polymerase chain reaction.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008 Feb;29(2):177-9

Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö Infectious Disease Research Unit, Malmö University Hospital, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden.

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February 2008

The Binax NOW test as a tool for diagnosis of severe acute otitis media and associated complications.

J Clin Microbiol 2007 Sep 18;45(9):3003-7. Epub 2007 Jul 18.

Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden.

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September 2007

Jun N-terminal protein kinase enhances middle ear mucosal proliferation during bacterial otitis media.

Infect Immun 2007 May 26;75(5):2562-71. Epub 2007 Feb 26.

Department of Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine, Fir Bldg., Rm. 106, 9500 Gilman Dr. #0666, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA.

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May 2007

Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae strains with the capsule-associated insertion element IS1016 may mimic encapsulated strains.

APMIS 2006 Sep;114(9):633-40

Department of Medical Microbiology, Malmö University Hospital, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden.

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September 2006

Mouse models of induced otitis media.

Brain Res 2006 May 9;1091(1):3-8. Epub 2006 Jun 9.

Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, UCSD School of Medicine and VA Medical Center, La Jolla, CA 92093-0666, USA.

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May 2006

Fluoroquinolones and tendon disorders.

Authors:
Asa Melhus

Expert Opin Drug Saf 2005 Mar;4(2):299-309

Lund University, Department of Medical Microbiology, Malmö University Hospital, S-205 02 Malmö, Sweden.

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March 2005

Beta-lactamase-producing nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae fails to protect Streptococcus pneumoniae from amoxicillin during experimental acute otitis media.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2004 Sep;48(9):3536-42

Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Umeå University Hospital, Umeå, Sweden.

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September 2004

Effects of amoxicillin on cytokine and osteocalcin expression in bone tissue during experimental acute otitis media.

Cytokine 2004 Mar;25(6):254-9

Department of Medical Microbiology, Lund University, Malmö University Hospital, S-205 02 Malmö, Sweden.

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March 2004

Levofloxacin-associated Achilles tendon rupture and tendinopathy.

Scand J Infect Dis 2003 ;35(10):768-70

Department of Medical Microbiology, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.

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February 2004

A mouse model for acute otitis media.

APMIS 2003 Oct;111(10):989-94

Department of Medical Microbiology, Lund University, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden.

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October 2003

First documented case of Aeromonas veronii biovar sobria infection in northern Europe.

Authors:
Asa Melhus

Scand J Infect Dis 2002 ;34(3):218-9

Department of Medical Microbiology, Malmö University Hospital, Sweden.

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December 2002

Participation of Ras and extracellular regulated kinase in the hyperplastic response of middle-ear mucosa during bacterial otitis media.

J Infect Dis 2002 Dec 22;186(12):1761-9. Epub 2002 Nov 22.

Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA.

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December 2002

The treatment of Haemophilus influenzae acute otitis media with amoxicillin protects against reinfection but not against structural changes.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2002 Jan;49(1):141-7

Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Umeå University Hospital, Umeå, Sweden.

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January 2002