Sara Thulin

Summary

Affiliation: Orebro University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Total variation in the penA gene of Neisseria meningitidis: correlation between susceptibility to beta-lactam antibiotics and penA gene heterogeneity
    Sara Thulin
    National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:3317-24. 2006
  2. pmc Combined real-time PCR and pyrosequencing strategy for objective, sensitive, specific, and high-throughput identification of reduced susceptibility to penicillins in Neisseria meningitidis
    Sara Thulin
    National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:753-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Sequence constancies and variations in genes encoding three new meningococcal vaccine candidate antigens
    Susanne Jacobsson
    National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Vaccine 24:2161-8. 2006
  4. pmc Target gene sequencing to characterize the penicillin G susceptibility of Neisseria meningitidis
    Muhamed Kheir Taha
    Neisseria Unit, Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du Dr Roux, Paris, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2784-92. 2007

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Total variation in the penA gene of Neisseria meningitidis: correlation between susceptibility to beta-lactam antibiotics and penA gene heterogeneity
    Sara Thulin
    National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:3317-24. 2006
    ..By studying the penA gene, genotypical determination of susceptibility in culture-negative cases can also be accomplished...
  2. pmc Combined real-time PCR and pyrosequencing strategy for objective, sensitive, specific, and high-throughput identification of reduced susceptibility to penicillins in Neisseria meningitidis
    Sara Thulin
    National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:753-6. 2008
    ..All results were in concordance with Sanger sequencing, and a high correlation between alterations in the two Pen(i)-specific sites and reduced susceptibility to penicillins was identified...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sequence constancies and variations in genes encoding three new meningococcal vaccine candidate antigens
    Susanne Jacobsson
    National Reference Laboratory for Pathogenic Neisseria, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Vaccine 24:2161-8. 2006
    ..Based on gene prevalence and conservation, all three antigens are promising candidates for an effective meningococcal vaccine against all N. meningitidis irrespective of serogroup...
  4. pmc Target gene sequencing to characterize the penicillin G susceptibility of Neisseria meningitidis
    Muhamed Kheir Taha
    Neisseria Unit, Institut Pasteur, 28 rue du Dr Roux, Paris, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2784-92. 2007
    ..These data argue for the use of penA sequencing to identify isolates with reduced susceptibility to penicillin G and as a tool to improve typing of meningococcal isolates, as well as to analyze DNA exchange among Neisseria species...