T Monsen

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Flow Cytometry Analysis Using Sysmex UF-1000i Classifies Uropathogens Based on Bacterial, Leukocyte, and Erythrocyte Counts in Urine Specimens among Patients with Urinary Tract Infections
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 53:539-45. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Clonal spread of staphylococci among patients with peritonitis associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    T Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Umea, Sweden
    Kidney Int 57:613-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of mecA-positive coagulase-negative staphylococci: assessment of different phenotypic methods, breakpoints, culture media and culture conditions
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, Sweden
    J Antimicrob Chemother 49:197-200. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Mueller-Hinton agar is superior to PDM blood agar for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    T Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 9:61-4. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of a new selective agar supplemented with desferrioxamine for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    T Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    J Hosp Infect 54:216-21. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Spread of clones of multidrug-resistant, coagulase-negative staphylococci within a university hospital
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:76-80. 2005
  7. pmc In vitro effect of ultrasound on bacteria and suggested protocol for sonication and diagnosis of prosthetic infections
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2496-501. 2009
  8. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus saprophyticus isolated from women with uncomplicated community-acquired urinary tract infection
    Micael Widerström
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Ostersund Hospital, SE 831 83 Ostersund, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1561-4. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Flow Cytometry Analysis Using Sysmex UF-1000i Classifies Uropathogens Based on Bacterial, Leukocyte, and Erythrocyte Counts in Urine Specimens among Patients with Urinary Tract Infections
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 53:539-45. 2015
    ..Based on FCA characteristics, uropathogens can be classified and identified prior to culture. E. coli and Klebsiella spp. have similar FCA characteristics. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Clonal spread of staphylococci among patients with peritonitis associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
    T Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Umea, Sweden
    Kidney Int 57:613-8. 2000
    ..Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) are the most common causes of peritonitis, only limited information is available regarding the distribution and epidemiology of different CNS species associated with CAPD peritonitis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prediction of mecA-positive coagulase-negative staphylococci: assessment of different phenotypic methods, breakpoints, culture media and culture conditions
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, Sweden
    J Antimicrob Chemother 49:197-200. 2002
    ..5 mg/L or < or = 17 mm for the disc test, after incubation at 35 degrees C for 24 h on MH-NaCl agar. The sensitivity decreased for breakpoints > or = 1 mg/L and when PDM-blood agar was used instead of MH-NaCl agar...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mueller-Hinton agar is superior to PDM blood agar for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    T Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Clin Microbiol Infect 9:61-4. 2003
    ..05). Irrespective of the method of susceptibility testing evaluated, MH NaCl agar was superior to PDM blood agar for the detection of oxacillin resistance in mecA-containing S. aureus...
  5. ncbi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of a new selective agar supplemented with desferrioxamine for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    T Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    J Hosp Infect 54:216-21. 2003
    ..The detection rate was higher for agars supplemented with methicillin than for agars supplemented with oxacillin...
  6. ncbi request reprint Spread of clones of multidrug-resistant, coagulase-negative staphylococci within a university hospital
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:76-80. 2005
    ..To detect putative clonal dissemination of multidrug-resistant, coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) in a university hospital in northern Sweden...
  7. pmc In vitro effect of ultrasound on bacteria and suggested protocol for sonication and diagnosis of prosthetic infections
    Tor Monsen
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Umea, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2496-501. 2009
    ..From the present protocol, we recommend sonication for 7 min at 22 degrees C at the maximum effect which permits survival of gram-negative bacteria...
  8. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus saprophyticus isolated from women with uncomplicated community-acquired urinary tract infection
    Micael Widerström
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Ostersund Hospital, SE 831 83 Ostersund, Sweden
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1561-4. 2007
    ..saprophyticus were causing lower UTIs in women. The result suggests that some human-pathogenic clones of S. saprophyticus are spread over large geographical distances and that such clones may persist over long periods of time...