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MRSA outbreak in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit in Iceland.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2019 Sep 11:1-9. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland , Reykjavík , Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23744235.2019.1662083DOI Listing
September 2019

Increase in tympanostomy tube placements despite pneumococcal vaccination, a population-based study.

Acta Paediatr 2019 Aug 17;108(8):1527-1534. Epub 2019 Feb 17.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/apa.14724
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apa.14724DOI Listing
August 2019

Group B Streptococcal Neonatal and Early Infancy Infections in Iceland, 1976-2015.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 Jun;38(6):620-624

From the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00006454-900000000-9651
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002214DOI Listing
June 2019

Cocolonization of Pneumococcal Serotypes in Healthy Children Attending Day Care Centers: Molecular Versus Conventional Methods.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 May;35(5):477-80

From the *Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland and University of Iceland, Faculty of Medicine, Reykjavik, Iceland; †BioMedical Center of the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001059DOI Listing
May 2016

Transcriptome Remodeling Contributes to Epidemic Disease Caused by the Human Pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes.

MBio 2016 05 31;7(3). Epub 2016 May 31.

Center for Molecular and Translational Human Infectious Diseases Research, Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston Methodist Research Institute, and Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00403-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4895104PMC
May 2016

Public opinion on childhood immunisations in Iceland.

Vaccine 2015 Dec 10;33(51):7211-7216. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

University of Iceland, Faculty of Medicine, Reykjavik, Iceland; Children's Hospital Iceland-Landspítali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.10.125DOI Listing
December 2015

Decreased Incidence of Respiratory Infections in Children After Vaccination with Ten-valent Pneumococcal Vaccine.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Dec;34(12):1385-90

From the *Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; †Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland; ‡Department of Mathematics, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; and §Children's Hospital Iceland, University Hospital - Landspítali, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000899DOI Listing
December 2015

Prevalence of pilus genes in pneumococci isolated from healthy preschool children in Iceland: association with vaccine serotypes and antibiotic resistance.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Aug 17;70(8):2203-8. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkv096DOI Listing
August 2015

Mortality in healthcare-associated pneumonia in a low resistance setting: a prospective observational study.

Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 Mar 24;47(3):130-6. Epub 2015 Jan 24.

From the Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland , Reykjavik , Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2014.980842DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4688572PMC
March 2015

Low mortality of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in Icelandic children: nationwide study on incidence and outcome.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Feb;34(2):140-4

From the *Department of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska University Hospital; †Unit of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; ‡Department of Infectious Diseases; §Department of Infection Control; ¶Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland; ‖Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; **The Children's Hospital Iceland, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland; and ††Department of Internal Medicine, Akureyri Hospital, Akureyri, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000485DOI Listing
February 2015

Antibacterial use in the Faroe Islands, Iceland, and Denmark 1999-2011.

Scand J Infect Dis 2014 Jul 16;46(7):502-7. Epub 2014 May 16.

From the 1 Microbiology Department at the Food and Veterinary Agency , Tórshavn , Faroe Islands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2014.902538DOI Listing
July 2014

Does hygiene intervention at day care centres reduce infectious illnesses in children? An intervention cohort study.

Scand J Infect Dis 2013 May 11;45(5):397-403. Epub 2012 Dec 11.

Chief Epidemiologist's Office, Directorate of Health, Reykjavík, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2012.749424DOI Listing
May 2013

Can risk factors for infectious illnesses in children at day care centres be identified?

Scand J Infect Dis 2012 Feb 26;44(2):149-56. Epub 2011 Aug 26.

Directorate of Health, and Department of Paediatrics Landspitali University Hospital, Austurstrond 5, Seltjarnarnes, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00365548.2011.599331DOI Listing
February 2012

Clinical significance of Staphylococcus aureus bacteriuria in a nationwide study of adults with S. aureus bacteraemia.

J Infect 2012 Jan 25;64(1):41-6. Epub 2011 Oct 25.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Landspitali University Hospital, Fossvogi, IS-108 Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2011.10.009DOI Listing
January 2012

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia--Nationwide assessment of treatment adequacy and outcome.

J Infect 2011 May 12;62(5):339-46. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Landspitali University Hospital, Fossvogi, IS-108 Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S016344531100068
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2011.03.003DOI Listing
May 2011

[Bacterial osteomyelitis and arthritis in Icelandic children 1996-2005].

Laeknabladid 2011 Feb;97(2):91-6

Barnaspitali Hringsins, Lanspitali, Reykajavik.

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February 2011

Diagnosing infections: a qualitative view on prescription decisions in general practice over time.

Pharm World Sci 2010 Dec 8;32(6):805-14. Epub 2010 Oct 8.

Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Section for Social Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11096-010-9441-6DOI Listing
December 2010

Bacteraemia in children in Iceland 1994-2005.

Acta Paediatr 2010 Oct;99(10):1531-5

The Children's Hospital Iceland, Landspítali University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1651-2227.2010.01841.xDOI Listing
October 2010

Broiler chickens as source of human fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli, Iceland.

Emerg Infect Dis 2010 Jan;16(1):133-5

Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur v/Vesturlandsveg, 112 Reykjavík, Iceland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2874351PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1601.090243DOI Listing
January 2010

Deep sternal wound infections following open heart surgery in Iceland: a population-based study.

Scand Cardiovasc J 2008 Jun;42(3):208-13

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14017430801919557DOI Listing
June 2008

[Prevalence of Streptococcus pyogenes and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the pharynx of healthy children in the town of Gardabaer].

Laeknabladid 2008 Jun;94(6):447-51

Heilsugaeslunni Efra-Breidholti, Landspítala og HI, Efra-Breidholti.

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June 2008

[Quinolone resistance in Gram negative rods in Iceland and association with antibiotic use].

Laeknabladid 2008 Apr;94(4):279-85

sýklafraedidelid Landspítala, Reykjavík, Island.

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April 2008

Antimicrobial resistance and serotype distribution among Salmonella spp. in pigs and poultry in Iceland, 2001-2005.

Microb Drug Resist 2007 ;13(4):295-300

Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Keldur, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2007.742DOI Listing
March 2008

Antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter spp. isolated from broiler flocks in Iceland 2001-2005.

Microb Drug Resist 2008 Mar;14(1):49-53

Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2008.0791DOI Listing
March 2008

Stability of penicillin-susceptible and nonsusceptible clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae in southern Sweden.

Microb Drug Resist 2007 ;13(2):108-13

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, 101-Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2007.694DOI Listing
January 2008

The role of antimicrobial use in the epidemiology of resistant pneumococci: A 10-year follow up.

Microb Drug Resist 2006 ;12(3):169-76

Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2006.12.169DOI Listing
November 2006

Dynamics of pneumococcal carriage among healthy Icelandic children attending day-care centres.

Scand J Infect Dis 2005 ;37(6-7):422-8

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365540510035346DOI Listing
September 2005

Otitis media, tympanostomy tube placement, and use of antibiotics. Cross-sectional community study repeated after five years.

Scand J Prim Health Care 2005 Sep;23(3):184-91

Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02813430510031298DOI Listing
September 2005

Effective treatment of experimental acute otitis media by application of volatile fluids into the ear canal.

J Infect Dis 2005 Jun 29;191(11):1876-80. Epub 2005 Apr 29.

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/430003DOI Listing
June 2005

Trends of penicillin and erythromycin resistance among invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Europe.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2004 Dec 5;54(6):1045-50. Epub 2004 Nov 5.

Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkh458DOI Listing
December 2004

[A severe throat infection - case report.].

Laeknabladid 2004 Nov;90(11):763-6

Department of Medicine, FSA University Hospital, 600 Akureyri, Iceland.

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November 2004

Temporal and geographic stability of the serogroup-specific invasive disease potential of Streptococcus pneumoniae in children.

J Infect Dis 2004 Oct 25;190(7):1203-11. Epub 2004 Aug 25.

Academic Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/423820DOI Listing
October 2004

Clonal spread of resistant pneumococci despite diminished antimicrobial use.

Microb Drug Resist 2002 ;8(3):187-92

Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur, Hafnarfjordur.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/107662902760326896DOI Listing
March 2003

[Carriage of group B beta-haemolytic streptococci among pregnant women in Iceland and colonisation of their newborn infants.].

Laeknabladid 2003 Feb;89(2):111-5

Childrens' Hospital, Landspitali University Hospital, Hringbraut, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland.

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February 2003

Listeriosis in Iceland, 1978-2000: a description of cases and molecular epidemiology.

Scand J Infect Dis 2002 ;34(10):735-41

Department of Microbiology, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0036554021000026925DOI Listing
January 2003

Diversity of penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae circulating in Iceland after the introduction of penicillin-resistant clone Spain(6B)-2.

J Infect Dis 2002 Oct 9;186(7):966-75. Epub 2002 Sep 9.

Laboratory of Microbiology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/343769DOI Listing
October 2002

Modification of prescribers' behavior: the Icelandic approach.

Clin Microbiol Infect 1999 Aug;5 Suppl 4:S43-S47

Department of Microbiology, National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-0691.1999.tb00856.xDOI Listing
August 1999