Bo Söderquist

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Affiliation: Orebro University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc The antibacterial effect of nitric oxide against ESBL-producing uropathogenic E. coli is improved by combination with miconazole and polymyxin B nonapeptide
    Charlotte Sahlberg Bang
    Faculty of Medicine and Health, iRiSC Inflammatory Response and Infection Susceptibility Centre, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    BMC Microbiol 14:65. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Real-time multiplex PCR for direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in clinical samples enriched by broth culture
    Bo Söderquist
    Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    APMIS 120:427-32. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Propionibacterium acnes as an etiological agent of arthroplastic and osteosynthetic infections--two cases with specific clinical presentation including formation of draining fistulae
    B Soderquist
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Anaerobe 16:304-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus saprophyticus in Sweden carries various types of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec)
    B Soderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1176-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Simultaneous presence of an invasive and a carrier strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a family
    B Soderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:987-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of adhesive and invasive properties of Staphylococcus aureus defective in fibronectin-binding proteins on secretion of interleukin-6 by human endothelial cells
    Bo Söderquist
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 114:112-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections in cardiac surgery: microbiology
    Bo Söderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 115:1008-11. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia and bacteremia caused by an unusual methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain with sequence type 36, staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec type IV and Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes
    B Soderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, 70185, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:604-6. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying type IV SCCmec in Orebro County and the western region of Sweden
    Carolina Berglund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:32-41. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Collagen-gentamicin implant for prevention of sternal wound infection; long-term follow-up of effectiveness
    Orjan Friberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:454-8. 2009

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  1. pmc The antibacterial effect of nitric oxide against ESBL-producing uropathogenic E. coli is improved by combination with miconazole and polymyxin B nonapeptide
    Charlotte Sahlberg Bang
    Faculty of Medicine and Health, iRiSC Inflammatory Response and Infection Susceptibility Centre, Orebro University, SE 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
    BMC Microbiol 14:65. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate if the in vitro antibacterial effects of NO can be enhanced by pharmacological modulation of the enzyme flavohemoglobin...
  2. doi request reprint Real-time multiplex PCR for direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in clinical samples enriched by broth culture
    Bo Söderquist
    Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    APMIS 120:427-32. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the assay is rapid and reliable negative results can be delivered to the clinician within 18 h that will facilitate the infection control management of patients and hospital staff...
  3. doi request reprint Propionibacterium acnes as an etiological agent of arthroplastic and osteosynthetic infections--two cases with specific clinical presentation including formation of draining fistulae
    B Soderquist
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Anaerobe 16:304-6. 2010
    ..These infections are insidious with delayed presentation of symptoms and may have been overlooked because of the consideration of P. acnes as a contaminating commensal as well as the frequent use of suboptimal culture procedures...
  4. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus saprophyticus in Sweden carries various types of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec)
    B Soderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1176-8. 2009
    ..Eight Swedish isolates of mecA-positive S. saprophyticus with diverse origin carrying at least three different types of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) are described here...
  5. doi request reprint Simultaneous presence of an invasive and a carrier strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a family
    B Soderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:987-9. 2008
    ..We describe a case of bacteraemia and osteomyelitis due to CA-MRSA and the simultaneous presence of 2 clones of MRSA in a family, 1 strain with an invasive capacity and another strain colonizing several family members...
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of adhesive and invasive properties of Staphylococcus aureus defective in fibronectin-binding proteins on secretion of interleukin-6 by human endothelial cells
    Bo Söderquist
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 114:112-6. 2006
    ..These results indicate that adhesion to and invasion of S. aureus into endothelial cells are important regulators of cytokine expression...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections in cardiac surgery: microbiology
    Bo Söderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 115:1008-11. 2007
    ..Although several of these virulence factors are prevalent among CoNS isolates causing sternal wound infections, they do not represent a prerequisite for causing an infection and that emphasizes that host factors may be as important...
  8. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia and bacteremia caused by an unusual methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain with sequence type 36, staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec type IV and Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes
    B Soderquist
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, 70185, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:604-6. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying type IV SCCmec in Orebro County and the western region of Sweden
    Carolina Berglund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:32-41. 2009
    ..However, many of these isolates were not possible to classify as existing subtypes IVa, IVb, IVc or IVd...
  10. doi request reprint Collagen-gentamicin implant for prevention of sternal wound infection; long-term follow-up of effectiveness
    Orjan Friberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:454-8. 2009
    ..The incidence of deep SWI caused by Staphylococcus aureus was 0.07%. The results indicate a maintained effect of the prophylaxis over time without absolute increase in aminoglycoside resistance. (ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00484055)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Assessment of systemic inflammation markers to differentiate a stable from a deteriorating clinical course in patients with febrile neutropenia
    Lennart Persson
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Orebro University Hospital and Karolinska Institute, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Haematol 74:297-303. 2005
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  12. doi request reprint The genes for Panton Valentine leukocidin (PVL) are conserved in diverse lines of methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus
    Carolina Berglund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    Microbes Infect 10:878-84. 2008
    ..Evaluation of the consequence of this mutation showed that the mutated toxin and wild-type toxin had comparable biological activity on human polymorphonuclear cells...
  13. ncbi request reprint Local gentamicin reduces sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Orjan Friberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:153-61; discussion 161-2. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine whether this treatment could have an additive effect on the incidence of sternal wound infections when combined with routine prophylaxis...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from prosthetic joint infections and commensal isolates in regard to antibiotic susceptibility, agr type, biofilm production, and epidemiology
    Bengt Hellmark
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Med Microbiol 303:32-9. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of a PCR method to determine the clinical significance of blood cultures with Staphylococcus epidermidis in patients with hematological malignancies
    Erik Ahlstrand
    Department of Medicine, Hematology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 122:539-44. 2014
    ..There was no clear association between a positive hld PCR and episodes interpreted as BSIs. In conclusion, hld PCR failed to distinguish S. epidermidis BSIs from blood culture contaminations in patients with hematological malignancies...
  16. doi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility in prostate-derived Propionibacterium acnes isolates
    Jan Olsson
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umea University, Sweden
    APMIS 120:778-85. 2012
    ..In the reference panel, 5 of 25 isolates had acquired macrolide resistance with cross-resistance to azithromycin, clindamycin, and erythromycin. In addition, one of these isolates was resistant to tetracycline...
  17. pmc Novel type of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec in a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain isolated in Sweden
    Carolina Berglund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:3512-6. 2008
    ..Our data suggest that novel SCCmec elements can be generated on the staphylococcal chromosome through the recombination between extant SCC elements and mec gene complexes...
  18. pmc Multilocus sequence typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from an area of low endemicity by real-time PCR
    Carolina Berglund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4448-54. 2005
    ..This circumstance shows the importance of combining MLST data with SCCmec-typing results when investigating the origins of MRSA...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic homogeneity/heterogeneity of Propionibacterium acnes isolated from patients during cardiothoracic reoperation
    Magnus Unemo
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Anaerobe 13:121-6. 2007
    ..Existence of several clonally related P. acnes isolates derived from multiple samples from patients suffering from deep SWI after cardiothoracic surgery has not previously been shown...
  20. ncbi request reprint Coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery: attachment to and accumulation on sternal fixation stainless steel wires
    Emma Olsson
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 115:142-51. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the ability to produce biofilm was found to be present significantly more frequently among SWI isolates than among contaminants...
  21. doi request reprint Presence of arginine catabolic mobile element among community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is linked to a specific genetic background
    Linda Hedlund
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 121:221-5. 2013
    ..Presence of ACME does not seem to be associated with colonization, long-term carriership, or intra-familiar transmission in a higher extent than CA-MRSA in general...
  22. doi request reprint Multilocus sequence typing and repetitive-sequence-based PCR (DiversiLab) for molecular epidemiological characterization of Propionibacterium acnes isolates of heterogeneous origin
    Sabina Davidsson
    Department of Urology, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    Anaerobe 18:392-9. 2012
    ..acnes isolates. When better discrimination is required, such as for investigations of the heterogeneity of P. acnes isolates and its involvement in different pathogenic processes, the present MLST protocol is valuable...
  23. doi request reprint Molecular and phenotypic characterization of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae producing extended-spectrum β-lactamases with focus on CTX-M in a low-endemic area in Sweden
    Anna Onnberg
    Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    APMIS 119:287-95. 2011
    ..Although a few minor clusters of CTX-M-15 and CTX-M-14 producers were identified, the majority of the isolates did not appear to be clonally related...
  24. pmc Erratum to: Frequency and typing of Propionibacterium acnes in prostate tissue obtained from men with and without prostate cancer
    Sabina Davidsson
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden A Member of the Transdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Partnership TopCaP, Orebro, Sweden Department of Urology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Infect Agent Cancer 11:36. 2016
    ..This corrects the article DOI: 10.1186/s13027-016-0074-9.]. ..
  25. pmc Cytokine profile in a cohort of healthy blood donors carrying polymorphisms in genes encoding the NLRP3 inflammasome
    Berolla Sahdo
    Department of Clinical Medicine, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e75457. 2013
    ..The present study investigates levels of inflammasome-produced cytokines as a measure of inflammasome activation in healthy individuals carrying Q705K polymorphism in the NLRP3 gene combined with C10X in the CARD8 gene...
  26. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic and genotypic characterisation of blood isolates of coagulase-negative staphylococci in the newborn
    Maria Björkqvist
    Department of Paediatrics, Orebro University Hospital, Sweden
    APMIS 110:332-9. 2002
    ..epidermidis contaminants, eight genotypic groups and two phenotypic clusters were identified. The dominating genotypic group among the sepsis isolates of S. epidermidis may represent strains with higher invasive capacity...
  27. doi request reprint Simultaneous species identification and detection of rifampicin resistance in staphylococci by sequencing of the rpoB gene
    B Hellmark
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:183-90. 2009
    ..In conclusion, rpoB sequencing is a rapid, objective and accurate method of species identification and simultaneous detection of rifampicin resistance in staphylococci...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence of the ica operon and insertion sequence IS256 among Staphylococcus epidermidis prosthetic joint infection isolates
    A Koskela
    Clinical Research Center, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:655-60. 2009
    ..In conclusion, IS256 may be superior to the ica operon as a marker of the invasive capacity of S. epidermidis, since it was found in most of the PJI isolates, but rarely among commensals...
  29. doi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility of Propionibacterium acnes isolated from orthopaedic implant-associated infections
    Jasmine Khassebaf
    Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Anaerobe 32:57-62. 2015
    ..acnes is of great value in everyday clinical practice...
  30. pmc Comparison of host response mechanisms evoked by extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL)--and non-ESBL-producing uropathogenic E. coli
    Isak Demirel
    Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    BMC Microbiol 13:181. 2013
    ..coli (UPEC) isolates. The host-pathogen interaction of these ESBL-producing strains in the urinary tract is not well studied...
  31. pmc Prevalence of clonal complexes and virulence genes among commensal and invasive Staphylococcus aureus isolates in Sweden
    Gunlög Rasmussen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e77477. 2013
    ..In most cases, the presence of virulence genes was linked to clonal complex affiliation. In conclusion, certain S. aureus clonal lineages harboring specific sets of virulence genes seem to be more successful in causing invasive disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated in blood cultures from patients with haematological malignancies
    L Persson
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:299-309. 2006
    ..No significant difference was seen between the two study groups regarding clinical symptoms or complications, use of central venous catheter, and levels of absolute neutrophil count or C-reactive protein...
  33. doi request reprint Colonization pattern of coagulase-negative staphylococci in preterm neonates and the relation to bacteremia
    M Bjorkqvist
    Department of Pediatrics, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:1085-93. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that the invasive pathways in neonatal CoNS sepsis are complex and that the colonization of mucosal membranes and umbilical catheters might be of equal importance...
  34. doi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility among Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from prosthetic joint infections with special focus on rifampicin and variability of the rpoB gene
    B Hellmark
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:238-44. 2009
    ..Detection of mecA is necessary before initiating treatment of infections due to S. epidermidis when it displays intermediate susceptibility to cefoxitin...
  35. doi request reprint Rapid typing of neonatal Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates using polymerase chain reaction for repeat regions in surface protein genes
    A Ohlin
    Department of Paediatrics, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:699-704. 2010
    ..epidermidis isolates with a sufficient discriminatory capacity, and we suggest that the combination of sdrF and aap is the most suitable to use...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of more than six sternal fixation wires on the incidence of deep sternal wound infection
    O Friberg
    Department of Cardiothorac Surgery and Anesthesiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:468-73. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint In vitro antimicrobial synergy testing of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from prosthetic joint infections using Etest and with a focus on rifampicin and linezolid
    B Hellmark
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:591-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, Etest is an objective and easily performed in vitro method for antimicrobial synergy testing. However, each isolate requires testing for the specific combination considered for treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Incidence, microbiological findings, and clinical presentation of sternal wound infections after cardiac surgery with and without local gentamicin prophylaxis
    O Friberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Orebro University Hospital, 70185, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:91-7. 2007
    ..This technique warrants further evaluation as an alternative to prophylactic vancomycin in settings with a high prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus...
  39. pmc Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Measurement of HLA-DRA Gene Expression in Whole Blood Is Highly Reproducible and Shows Changes That Reflect Dynamic Shifts in Monocyte Surface HLA-DR Expression during the Course of Sepsis
    Sara Cajander
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, SE 70182 Orebro, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 11:e0154690. 2016
    ....
  40. pmc Long term molecular epidemiology of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia isolates in Sweden
    Gunlög Rasmussen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e114276. 2014
    ..In light of the restrictive antibiotics prescriptions and extensive infection control procedures in Sweden, antibiotic resistance genes were rarely detected and their prevalence unaffected during the study period. ..
  41. doi request reprint Characterization of CTX-M-producing Escherichia coli by repetitive sequence-based PCR and real-time PCR-based replicon typing of CTX-M-15 plasmids
    Anna Onnberg
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Örebro Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 122:1136-43. 2014
    ..coli with diverse rep-PCR patterns, indicating that horizontal transmission of IncI1 plasmids carrying blaCTX -M-15 may have occurred between different E. coli strains. ..
  42. doi request reprint Decreased susceptibility to chlorhexidine and prevalence of disinfectant resistance genes among clinical isolates of Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Gustaf Prag
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 122:961-7. 2014
    ..In conclusion, decreased susceptibility to chlorhexidine, as well as QAC resistance genes, were prevalent among S. epidermidis isolates associated with deep SSIs. ..
  43. doi request reprint Multiresistant uropathogenic extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli are susceptible to the carbon monoxide releasing molecule-2 (CORM-2)
    Charlotte Sahlberg Bang
    Department of Clinical Medicine, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Microb Pathog 66:29-35. 2014
    ..CO-RMs may be candidate drugs for further studies in the field of finding new therapeutic approaches for treatment of uropathogenic ESBLproducing E. coli. ..
  44. pmc Long-term molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus epidermidis blood culture isolates from patients with hematological malignancies
    Erik Ahlstrand
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e99045. 2014
    ..001). In conclusion, in this long-term study of patients with hematological malignancies, we demonstrate a predominance of methicillin-resistant ST2 among S. epidermidis blood culture isolates. ..
  45. doi request reprint Bacterial colonization of the skin following aseptic preoperative preparation and impact of the use of plastic adhesive drapes
    Karin Falk-Brynhildsen
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Biol Res Nurs 15:242-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, covering the skin with a plastic adhesive drape seems to hasten recolonization of the skin after antiseptic preparation. However, clinical trials to confirm this finding are warranted...
  46. doi request reprint Propionibacterium acnes activates caspase-1 in human neutrophils
    Berolla Sahdo
    Department of Clinical Medicine, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 121:652-63. 2013
    ..In conclusion, although regarded as a harmless commensal of the skin, P. acnes strongly activates the inflammasome of human peripheral neutrophils...
  47. doi request reprint Characterization of SCCmec elements in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from blood cultures from neonates during three decades
    Karolina Svensson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 119:885-93. 2011
    ..Staphylococcus epidermidis may constitute a large reservoir for SCCmec elements, and frequent exchange of mobile genetic elements between staphylococcal species may explain the emergence of new MRSA strains...
  48. doi request reprint The origin of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate at a neonatal ward in Sweden-possible horizontal transfer of a staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec between methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus and Staphylococcus aureus
    C Berglund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:1048-56. 2008
    ..aureus strain, thereby creating a new clone of MRSA that caused the outbreak...
  49. pmc Bacterial findings in optimised sampling and characterisation of S. aureus in chronic rhinosinusitis
    Ulrica Thunberg
    Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol . 2016
    ..The high rate of identical spa types of S. aureus isolated from the nares and maxillary sinus of CRS patients might indicate colonisation of the maxillary sinus from the nares...
  50. doi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility among Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from prosthetic joint infections, with focus on doxycycline
    Tarza Hamad
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 123:1055-60. 2015
    ..To conclude, as the majority of the S. epidermidis isolates were susceptible to doxycycline, this antimicrobial agent may provide a potential alternative for combination therapy together with rifampicin...
  51. doi request reprint Molecular characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus associated with chronic rhinosinusitis
    Ulrica Thunberg
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 123:37-44. 2015
    ..This study provides an increased knowledge of the genetic pattern of virulence genes among S. aureus collected in CRS...
  52. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic concentrations in serum and wound fluid after local gentamicin or intravenous dicloxacillin prophylaxis in cardiac surgery
    Orjan Friberg
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:251-4. 2003
    ..Locally administered gentamicin resulted in high local concentrations, potentially effective against agents normally considered resistant...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of inflammatory markers for early detection of bacteraemia in patients with febrile neutropenia
    Lennart Persson
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Orebro University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:365-71. 2004
    ..However, procalcitonin, interleukin-6, C-reactive protein, and interleukin-8 could give useful information for the clinician in excluding a non-CNS bacteraemia...
  54. doi request reprint Sequence types of Staphylococcus epidermidis associated with prosthetic joint infections are not present in the laminar airflow during prosthetic joint surgery
    Emeli Månsson
    Faculty of Medicine and Health, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 123:589-95. 2015
    ..Nosocomial sequence types of S. epidermidis associated with PJIs were not found, and other routes of inoculation are therefore of interest in future studies...
  55. doi request reprint Direct identification of bacteria in blood culture samples using an electronic nose
    Marco Trincavelli
    Center for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems, School of Science and Technology, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 57:2884-90. 2010
    ..The results detail the performance of the proposed algorithm and show that through ensembling decisions on consecutive samples, significant reliability in classification accuracy can be achieved...