Affiliation: Statens Serum Institut
Stegger M, Price L, Larsen A, Gillece J, Waters A, Skov R, et al
. Genome sequence of Staphylococcus aureus strain 11819-97, an ST80-IV European community-acquired methicillin-resistant isolate. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:1625-6 pubmed publisher
..Here, we report the genome sequence of an ST80-IV representative, 11819-97, isolated from a skin infection in Denmark in 1997. ..
Baig S, Johannesen T, Overballe Petersen S, Larsen J, Larsen A, Stegger M. Novel SCCmec type XIII (9A) identified in an ST152 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Genet Evol. 2018;61:74-76 pubmed publisher
..The element was acknowledged as novel by the International Working Group on the Classification of Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome Elements (IWG-SCC) and designated SCCmec type XIII (9A). ..
Stegger M, Lindsay J, Sørum M, Gould K, Skov R. Genetic diversity in CC398 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates of different geographical origin. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010;16:1017-9 pubmed publisher
..However, the four isolates cluster into two distinct groups corresponding to differences in epidemiology based on mobile genetic elements and resistance patterns, suggesting that the two groups are epidemiologically distinct. ..
Stegger M, Wirth T, Andersen P, Skov R, De Grassi A, SimÃµes P, et al
. Origin and evolution of European community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. MBio. 2014;5:e01044-14 pubmed publisher
..This finding furthermore highlights the significance of horizontal gene acquisitions and underscores the combined importance of these factors for the success of CA-MRSA. ..
Edslev S, Westh H, Andersen P, Skov R, Kobayashi N, Bartels M, et al
. Identification of a PVL-negative SCCmec-IVa sublineage of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC80 lineage: understanding the clonal origin of CA-MRSA. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018;24:273-278 pubmed publisher
..This study reports the emergence of a novel CC80 CA-MRSA sublineage, showing that the CC80 lineage is more diverse than previously assumed. ..
Carkaci D, Højholt K, Nielsen X, Dargis R, Rasmussen S, Skovgaard O, et al
. Genomic characterization, phylogenetic analysis, and identification of virulence factors in Aerococcus sanguinicola and Aerococcus urinae strains isolated from infection episodes. Microb Pathog. 2017;112:327-340 pubmed publisher
..urinae genomes. These findings contribute with important knowledge and basis for future molecular and experimental pathogenicity study of UTIs, bacteremia, and IE causing A. sanguinicola and A. urinae strains. ..