Bjørn Arne Lindstedt

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Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genotyping of selected bacterial enteropathogens in Norway
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Lovisenberggata 8, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Med Microbiol 301:648-53. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) in eight European countries, 2012
    B A Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Euro Surveill 18:20385. 2013
  3. pmc Investigation of an Escherichia coli O145 outbreak in a child day-care centre--extensive sampling and characterization of eae- and stx1-positive E. coli yields epidemiological and socioeconomic insight
    Erik Wahl
    District Office Trondheim and Orkdal, Norwegian Food Safety Authority, PO Box 383, N 2381 Brumunddal, Norway
    BMC Infect Dis 11:238. 2011
  4. pmc Intestinal carriage of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli among cattle from south-western Norway and comparative genotyping of bovine and human isolates by amplified-fragment length polymorphism
    G Johnsen
    National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 48:4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis of Listeria monocytogenes using multicolour capillary electrophoresis and comparison with pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Geitmyrsveien 75, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 72:141-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Harmonization of the multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis method between Denmark and Norway for typing Salmonella Typhimurium isolates and closer examination of the VNTR loci
    B A Lindstedt
    Division for Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    J Appl Microbiol 102:728-35. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Study of polymorphic variable-number of tandem repeats loci in the ECOR collection and in a set of pathogenic Escherichia coli and Shigella isolates for use in a genotyping assay
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division for Infectious Diseases Control, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 69:197-205. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeats analysis for genetic fingerprinting of pathogenic bacteria
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division for Infectious Diseases Control, Oslo, Norway
    Electrophoresis 26:2567-82. 2005
  9. pmc DNA fingerprinting of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar typhimurium with emphasis on phage type DT104 based on variable number of tandem repeat loci
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division for Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1469-79. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium using PCR multiplexing and multicolor capillary electrophoresis
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Geitmyrsveien 75, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, Torshov, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 59:163-72. 2004

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Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Genotyping of selected bacterial enteropathogens in Norway
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Lovisenberggata 8, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Med Microbiol 301:648-53. 2011
    ..Yersinia enterocolitica and Listeria monocytogenes. This review is based on an oral presentation given at the 9th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers in Wernigerode Germany on September 1st 2010...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) in eight European countries, 2012
    B A Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Euro Surveill 18:20385. 2013
    ..MLVA has been used as a typing tool in several contexts, from aiding in resolving outbreaks of foodborne bacteria to typing organisms that may pose a bioterrorist threat, as well as in scientific studies...
  3. pmc Investigation of an Escherichia coli O145 outbreak in a child day-care centre--extensive sampling and characterization of eae- and stx1-positive E. coli yields epidemiological and socioeconomic insight
    Erik Wahl
    District Office Trondheim and Orkdal, Norwegian Food Safety Authority, PO Box 383, N 2381 Brumunddal, Norway
    BMC Infect Dis 11:238. 2011
    ..coli (STEC) O145 in a child with bloody diarrhoea attending a day-care centre. Symptomatic children in this day-care centre were sampled, thereby identifying three more cases. This initiated an outbreak investigation...
  4. pmc Intestinal carriage of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli among cattle from south-western Norway and comparative genotyping of bovine and human isolates by amplified-fragment length polymorphism
    G Johnsen
    National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 48:4. 2006
    ..The results of this study have provided new information on C. jejuni and C. coli transmission, and also on the carriage in cattle, genotypes stability and similarity between bovine and human isolates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis of Listeria monocytogenes using multicolour capillary electrophoresis and comparison with pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Geitmyrsveien 75, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 72:141-8. 2008
    ..monocytogenes serotypes tested, and was slightly more discriminatory than PFGE for the Norwegian isolates (28 MLVA profiles and 24 PFGE profiles) and opposite for the Swedish isolates (42 MLVA profiles and 43 PFGE profiles)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Harmonization of the multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis method between Denmark and Norway for typing Salmonella Typhimurium isolates and closer examination of the VNTR loci
    B A Lindstedt
    Division for Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    J Appl Microbiol 102:728-35. 2007
    ..enterica serovar Typhimurium (Salm. Typhimurium) in Denmark and Norway, and analysis of the typing data...
  7. ncbi request reprint Study of polymorphic variable-number of tandem repeats loci in the ECOR collection and in a set of pathogenic Escherichia coli and Shigella isolates for use in a genotyping assay
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division for Infectious Diseases Control, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 69:197-205. 2007
    ..Shigella isolates were of species S. flexneri, S. boydii, S. sonnei and S. dysenteriae. The MLVA method rapidly genotyped all isolates in the study at a Simpson's index of diversity of D=0.98...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeats analysis for genetic fingerprinting of pathogenic bacteria
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division for Infectious Diseases Control, Oslo, Norway
    Electrophoresis 26:2567-82. 2005
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  9. pmc DNA fingerprinting of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar typhimurium with emphasis on phage type DT104 based on variable number of tandem repeat loci
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division for Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1469-79. 2003
    ..The VNTR assay showed greatly improved resolution compared to all other tested methods in this study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium using PCR multiplexing and multicolor capillary electrophoresis
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Geitmyrsveien 75, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, Torshov, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 59:163-72. 2004
    ..Typhimurium genome labeled with multiple fluorescent dyes. The different alleles at each locus were then assigned allele numbers, which were used for strain comparison...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multiple-Locus Variable-Number Tandem-Repeats Analysis of Escherichia coli O157 using PCR multiplexing and multi-colored capillary electrophoresis
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Geitmyrsveien 75, P O Box 4404 Torshov, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 58:213-22. 2004
    ..coli O157 genome labeled with multiple fluorescent dyes. The different alleles at each locus were then assigned to allele numbers, which were used for strain comparison...
  12. ncbi request reprint Characterization of class I integrons in clinical strains of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovars Typhimurium and Enteritidis from Norwegian hospitals
    Bjørn Arne Lindstedt
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Infectious Diseases Control, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Med Microbiol 52:141-9. 2003
    ..An internal fragment of the purG gene was additionally found as an artefact PCR amplicon...
  13. ncbi request reprint Octaplex PCR and fluorescence-based capillary electrophoresis for identification of human diarrheagenic Escherichia coli and Shigella spp
    Lin Thorstensen Brandal
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Geitmyrsveien 75, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, Torshov, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 68:331-41. 2007
    ..coli, and Shigella spp. This assay will replace the previous molecular genetic methods used in our laboratory and work as an important supplement to the more time-consuming phenotypic assays...
  14. ncbi request reprint Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 outbreak linked to imported minced beef, Norway, October-November 2005
    Elmira Isakbaeva
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Euro Surveill 10:E051110.1. 2005
  15. doi request reprint Identification of the anti-terminator qO111:H)- gene in Norwegian sorbitol-fermenting Escherichia coli O157:NM
    Kjersti Haugum
    Department of Foodborne Infections, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 329:102-10. 2012
    ..An assay for detecting q(O111:H) (-) was developed...
  16. pmc Norwegian sheep are an important reservoir for human-pathogenic Escherichia coli O26:H11
    Lin T Brandal
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Oslo, Norway
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4083-91. 2012
    ..However, according to their virulence gene profile, the aEPEC ovine isolates should be considered potentially pathogenic for humans. In conclusion, sheep are an important reservoir of human-pathogenic E. coli O26:H11 isolates in Norway...
  17. doi request reprint Rapid and high resolution genotyping of all Escherichia coli serotypes using 10 genomic repeat-containing loci
    Inger Løbersli
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Lovisenberggata 8, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 88:134-9. 2012
    ..The GECM7 method was improved by adding three new repeat-loci to a total of ten (GECM10), and a considerable increase in resolution was observed (from 296 to 507 genotypes on the same set of strains)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology and disinfectant susceptibility of Listeria monocytogenes from meat processing plants and human infections
    Even Heir
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Food Microbiol 96:85-96. 2004
    ..No correlation between resistance and PFGE profile or resistance and persistence was observed...
  19. pmc Yersinia enterocolitica outbreak associated with ready-to-eat salad mix, Norway, 2011
    Emily Macdonald
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1496-9. 2012
    ..The outbreak illustrates the need to characterize isolates of this organism, and reinforces the need for international traceback mechanisms for fresh produce...
  20. doi request reprint Rapid multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis of Shigella spp. using multicolour capillary electrophoresis
    Monica Rawal
    Division of Infectious Diseases Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Lovisenberggata 8, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 83:279-85. 2010
    ..A total of 235 Shigella spp. were typed with 194 distinct MLVA-genotypes. An outbreak cluster of Shigella sonnei was additionally identified during manuscript preparation...
  21. pmc Outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Norway caused by stx2-positive Escherichia coli O103:H25 traced to cured mutton sausages
    Barbara Schimmer
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Infect Dis 8:41. 2008
    ..We initiated an investigation to identify the etiologic agent and determine the source of the outbreak in order to implement control measures...
  22. pmc Use of variable-number tandem repeats to examine genetic diversity of Neisseria meningitidis
    Siamak P Yazdankhah
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1699-705. 2005
    ..The method might be especially valuable for differentiating among ST-11 strains, as shown by the VNTR analyses of serogroup W135 ST-11 meningococcal isolates recovered since the mid-1990s...