- An outbreak of hepatitis A among children and adults in Denmark, August 2002 to February 2003A Gervelmeyer
Department of Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark
Epidemiol Infect 134:485-91. 2006..Immunoprophylaxis should be given to children prior to visits to friends and relatives in endemic countries and to case contacts...
- Developing the Community reporting system for foodborne outbreaksA Gervelmeyer
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany
Euro Surveill 13:pii: 19029. 2008..The new system is expected to yield better quality data on foodborne outbreaks relevant for risk assessment and risk management while reducing the work load for Member States...
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: risk factors associated with community-onset infections in DenmarkS Böcher
National Centre for Antimicrobials and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Clin Microbiol Infect 14:942-8. 2008..Panton-Valentine leukocidin was found in 47% of CO-MRSA isolates. Apart from a non-Danish origin, CO-MRSA shared the same risk factors as CO-MSSA, which makes control a challenge...
- First general outbreak of Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 in DenmarkC Jensen
Department of Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Euro Surveill 11:55-8. 2006..7 (95% CI 1.6-48). Environmental and microbiological investigations at the suspected dairy did not confirm the presence of the outbreak strain, but the outbreak stopped once the dairy was closed and thoroughly cleaned...