F Scheutz

Summary

Affiliation: Statens Serum Institut
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Two cases of human urinary tract infection complicated by hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli
    F Scheutz
    The International Escherichia and Klebsiella Centre World Health Organization, Department of Gastrointestinal Infections, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 31:815-6. 2000
  2. pmc New adhesin of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli related to the Afa/Dr/AAF family
    Nadia Boisen
    Statens Serum Institut, Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Infect Immun 76:3281-92. 2008
  3. pmc Multicenter evaluation of a sequence-based protocol for subtyping Shiga toxins and standardizing Stx nomenclature
    Flemming Scheutz
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Escherichia and Klebsiella, Unit of Foodborne Bacteria and Typing, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2951-63. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Designation of O174 and O175 to temporary O groups OX3 and OX7, and six new E. coli O groups that include Verocytotoxin-producing E. coli (VTEC): O176, O177, O178, O179, O180 and O181
    Flemming Scheutz
    The International Escherichia and Klebsiella Centre WHO, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    APMIS 112:569-84. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Attaching and effacing Escherichia coli isolates from Danish children: clinical significance and microbiological characteristics
    C Jensen
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:863-72. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A method for fast and simple detection of major diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli in the routine diagnostic laboratory
    S Persson
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Unit of Gastrointestinal Infection, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:516-24. 2007
  7. pmc Cohort study of Guinean children: incidence, pathogenicity, conferred protection, and attributable risk for enteropathogens during the first 2 years of life
    Palle Valentiner-Branth
    Bandim Health Project, The National Public Health Laboratory, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4238-45. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Continuous surveillance of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis shows that most infections are sporadic
    Eva Møller Nielsen
    Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:81-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Emerging Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes in Europe: O100:H- and O127:H40
    Dorothea Orth
    Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University and Austrian Reference Laboratory for EHEC STEC VTEC, Schöpfstr 41, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Microbiol 53:428-9. 2006
  10. pmc Subtyping method for Escherichia coli shiga toxin (verocytotoxin) 2 variants and correlations to clinical manifestations
    Søren Persson
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, The National Reference Laboratory for Enteropathogenic Bacteria, Unit of Gastrointestinal Infections, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, Building 37B, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2020-4. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Two cases of human urinary tract infection complicated by hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli
    F Scheutz
    The International Escherichia and Klebsiella Centre World Health Organization, Department of Gastrointestinal Infections, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 31:815-6. 2000
    ..Neither of the patients had any previous history of diarrhea. We suggest that E. coli strains isolated from UTI be examined for the production of verotoxin when hemolytic uremic syndrome is clinically suspected...
  2. pmc New adhesin of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli related to the Afa/Dr/AAF family
    Nadia Boisen
    Statens Serum Institut, Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Infect Immun 76:3281-92. 2008
    ..Four related adhesins have now been found to confer AA in typical EAEC strains; our data suggest that, together, these variants may account for AA in the large majority of strains...
  3. pmc Multicenter evaluation of a sequence-based protocol for subtyping Shiga toxins and standardizing Stx nomenclature
    Flemming Scheutz
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Escherichia and Klebsiella, Unit of Foodborne Bacteria and Typing, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2951-63. 2012
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  4. ncbi request reprint Designation of O174 and O175 to temporary O groups OX3 and OX7, and six new E. coli O groups that include Verocytotoxin-producing E. coli (VTEC): O176, O177, O178, O179, O180 and O181
    Flemming Scheutz
    The International Escherichia and Klebsiella Centre WHO, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    APMIS 112:569-84. 2004
    ..Preliminary data on the occurrence and epidemiology of these eight new O groups amongst groups of diarrhoeagenic E. coli are reviewed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attaching and effacing Escherichia coli isolates from Danish children: clinical significance and microbiological characteristics
    C Jensen
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:863-72. 2007
    ..2). The role of A/EEC, not being VTEC or belonging to the classical EPEC serotypes, requires further clarification, but serotyping is useful in discriminating between EPEC and A/EEC strains...
  6. ncbi request reprint A method for fast and simple detection of major diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli in the routine diagnostic laboratory
    S Persson
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Unit of Gastrointestinal Infection, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:516-24. 2007
    ..When used with DNA purified from spiked stool samples (by two different commercial kits), the method had a detection limit of 10(6) CFU/mL stool sample...
  7. pmc Cohort study of Guinean children: incidence, pathogenicity, conferred protection, and attributable risk for enteropathogens during the first 2 years of life
    Palle Valentiner-Branth
    Bandim Health Project, The National Public Health Laboratory, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Clin Microbiol 41:4238-45. 2003
    ..For most of the microorganisms, primary infections did not confer protection against reinfection with the same organism, but some conferred protection against diarrhea from reinfection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Continuous surveillance of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis shows that most infections are sporadic
    Eva Møller Nielsen
    Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:81-7. 2006
    ..PFGE typing would then be valuable in subsequent steps of the outbreak investigation. However, routine PFGE typing of the three to five most common O groups will enable early recognition of possible outbreaks...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emerging Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes in Europe: O100:H- and O127:H40
    Dorothea Orth
    Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University and Austrian Reference Laboratory for EHEC STEC VTEC, Schöpfstr 41, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Microbiol 53:428-9. 2006
    ..Non-O157 STEC infections in humans are currently under-diagnosed. This report highlights the need for, and importance of, screening for Shiga toxins or serotypes other than just O157...
  10. pmc Subtyping method for Escherichia coli shiga toxin (verocytotoxin) 2 variants and correlations to clinical manifestations
    Søren Persson
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, The National Reference Laboratory for Enteropathogenic Bacteria, Unit of Gastrointestinal Infections, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, Building 37B, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2020-4. 2007
    ..Of 255 strains from the Danish STEC cohort, all 20 cases of hemolytic-uremic syndrome were associated with subtype Stx2 (11 cases), subtype Stx2c (1 case), or the two combined (8 cases)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli and other causes of childhood diarrhoea: a case-control study in children living in a wastewater-use area in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Bui Thi Thu Hien
    Department of Microbiology, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    J Med Microbiol 56:1086-96. 2007
    ..For this particular region, vaccine development strategies targeting rotavirus and Shigella are likely to be of public health benefit, whereas the role of DEC and preventive measures need to be further elaborated...
  12. pmc Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli and Shigella strains isolated from children in a hospital case-control study in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Bui Thi Thu Hien
    Department of Microbiology, National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    J Clin Microbiol 46:996-1004. 2008
    ..However, A/EEC, EPEC, and EAggEC were isolated at high frequency from both cases and controls. Further in-depth studies are needed to better understand important virulence factors of DEC, especially A/EEC, EPEC, and EAggEC...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for diarrhea among children in an industrialized country
    Steen Ethelberg
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:24-30. 2006
    ..Risk factors for childhood diarrhea in industrialized countries are not well characterized, although diarrhea remains an important cause of morbidity...
  14. pmc Phylogenetic and pathotypic comparison of concurrent urine and rectal Escherichia coli isolates from men with febrile urinary tract infection
    James R Johnson
    Mucosal and Vaccine Research Center, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, 1 Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3895-900. 2005
    ..They also identify specific bacterial traits as potential targets for anti-FUTI interventions...
  15. pmc Virulence factors for hemolytic uremic syndrome, Denmark
    Steen Ethelberg
    Danish National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:842-7. 2004
    ..0), was not associated in the multivariate analysis (OR 1.1). This finding indicates that, rather than the O group, the combined presence of the eae and stx2 genes is an important predictor of HUS...
  16. ncbi request reprint VTEC O157 subtypes associated with the most severe clinical symptoms in humans constitute a minor part of VTEC O157 isolates from Danish cattle
    Bent Bjørn Roldgaard
    Department for Microbiological Food Safety, Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Mørkhøj, Bygade 19, DK 2860, Denmark
    Int J Med Microbiol 294:255-9. 2004
    ..However, the vtx2-carrying isolates, causing the most severe clinical symptoms, constitute only a minor fraction of the isolates from the Danish bovine reservoir...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of Escherichia coli O157 isolates from Danish cattle and human patients by genotyping and presence and variants of virulence genes
    Eva Møller Nielsen
    Danish Veterinary Institute, 27 Bülowsvej, DK 1790, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Vet Microbiol 88:259-73. 2002
    ..e. either Danish cattle might not be the most important reservoir for human infections or Danish cattle mostly harbour VTEC O157 isolates that are less likely to cause human disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Host-pathogen relationships among Escherichia coli isolates recovered from men with febrile urinary tract infection
    James R Johnson
    Mucosal and Vaccine Research Center, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:813-22. 2005
    ..Host-pathogen relationships in men with febrile urinary tract infection (FUTI) are poorly understood...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial treatment of asymptomatic carriers of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli: an empiric study
    Charlotte Jensen
    Unit of Gastrointestinal Infections, Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:61-3. 2005
    ..We review the treatment of 9 persons who experienced serious social problems due to prolonged, asymptomatic carriage of non-O157 VTEC. Eradication of VTEC was successful and without complications...
  20. ncbi request reprint VTEC O117:K1:H7. A new clonal group of E. coli associated with persistent diarrhoea in Danish travellers
    Bente Olesen
    Department of Bacteriology Mycology and Parasitology Copenhagen Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:288-94. 2005
    ..O117:K1:H7 is a clonal group of VTEC that should be considered in patients returning from Africa and Asia with long-lasting watery diarrhoea...
  21. pmc Etiology of diarrhea in young children in Denmark: a case-control study
    Bente Olesen
    Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3636-41. 2005
    ..A/EEC not belonging to the classical EPEC serotypes was not associated with diarrhea, underscoring the importance of serotyping for the definition of EPEC...
  22. ncbi request reprint Structural elucidation of the O-antigenic polysaccharide from the enteroaggregative Escherichia coli strain 180/C3 and its immunochemical relationship with E. coli O5 and O65
    Felipe Urbina
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Bacteriology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, S 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Carbohydr Res 340:645-50. 2005
    ..The anti-O65 serum did react with both the 180/C3 and O5 LPS showing a partial cross-reactivity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Selection bias in case-control studies on periodontitis: a systematic review
    Rodrigo Lopez
    Department of Community Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, Royal Dental College, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur J Oral Sci 115:339-43. 2007
    ..6% of the studies, and the strategy used to select the controls was adequate in only 8.9% of the studies. It may be concluded that case-control studies on periodontitis are frequently inadequately conducted and reported...
  24. ncbi request reprint Caries risk factors in the permanent dentition of Tanzanian children: a cohort study (1997-2003)
    Flemming Scheutz
    Department of Community Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:500-6. 2007
    ..The aims of the cohort study were to study the association between permanent dentition caries and malnutrition and other risk factors or indicators in a group of children with little or no access to restorative and preventive dental care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Detection of seven virulence and toxin genes of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from Danish turkeys by PCR and cytolethal distending toxin production of the isolates
    Dang Duong Bang
    Department of Poultry, Fish and Fur Animals, Danish Veterinary Institute, Hangoevej 2, DK 8200, Aarhus N, Denmark
    J Food Prot 67:2171-7. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Motherhood and dental disease
    Flemming Scheutz
    Department of Community Oral Health and Pediatric Dentistry, Dental School, Aarhus, Denmark
    Community Dent Health 19:67-72. 2002
    ..To investigate whether motherhood is associated with tooth mortality, dental caries or destructive periodontal disease...