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Dr. Gunnar Kahlmeter, member of the board of 1928, sits in front of the camera.

Dr. Gunnar Kahlmeter explains the dangers of antimicrobial resistance

2019-04-11

Dr. Gunnar Kahlmeter is quite a celebrity in his field of expertise. As a clinical microbiologist since 1971, he’s been battling antimicrobial resistance all his life, and most of his research has been in antimicrobial resistance and infection control.

Fredrik Dyrkell, CTO at 1928, sits in front of the camera.

Fredrik Dyrkell, CTO, explains the power of the 1928 platform

2019-04-11

Fredrik Dyrkell is the CTO of 1928 Diagnostics. His expertise is within software development, bioinformatics, user experience, quality and regulatory.

Digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Haney Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=10095.

Acinetobacter baumannii

2019-04-11

A.baumannii is listed by WHO as one of the top emerging threats for which new antibiotics need to be developed.

Digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Clostridioides difficile bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=9999.

Clostridioides difficile

2019-04-11

This pathogen is responsible for one of the most common transmissible diarrheal infections that occur in healthcare settings.

Digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Enterococcus faecium bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Haney Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=12802.

Enterococcus faecium

2019-04-11

Vancomycin-resistant E. faecium is a growing concern for public health. The bacteria can colonize human guts without causing disease, but an estimated 1300 people die from E. faecium infections each year in the US alone.

Digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Escherichia coli bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Haney Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=10068.

Escherichia coli

2019-04-11

This bacteria is normally a harmless commensal, but can become a danger if it ends up in the wrong place or produces harmful toxins.

Digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria. Copyright holder: David Dorward; Ph.D.; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=18170.

Klebsiella pneumoniae

2019-04-11

K. pneumoniae is becoming resistant to the last line of antibiotics.

Scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Haney Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=14494.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

2019-04-11

One of the most common sexually transmitted infections that is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics.

Digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Haney Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=10043.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2019-04-11

P. aeruginosa is responsible for an estimated 51,000 hospital acquired infections each year in the US alone.

Scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Salmonella enterica bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Haney Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=10986.

Salmonella enterica

2019-04-11

Despite being 1 out of 4 global key causes for diarrhoeal diseases, outbreaks of S. enterica are rarely discovered. It is time to change that.

Digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. Copyright holder: Janice Haney Carr. Link: https://phil.cdc.gov/Details.aspx?pid=10046.

Staphylococcus aureus

2019-04-11

Learn more about the pathogen behind MRSA.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Acinetobacter baumannii

2019-04-11

Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak analysis - Comparison of band-based and WGS typing on a hospital outbreak.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Enterococcus faecium outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Enterococcus faecium

2019-04-11

Enterococcus faecium outbreak analysis - Study of relatedness on VRE between patients from a long-term care facility and an acute hospital in the UK.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Escherichia coli outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Escherichia coli

2019-04-11

Escherichia coli outbreak analysis - Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) isolates analysed for the validation of reproducibility across reference laboratories in the UK.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Klebsiella pneumoniae

2019-04-11

Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak analysis - 37 K. pneumoniae samples display dispersal of kpc-plasmids to non-ST258 lineages.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Neisseria gonorrhoeae outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Neisseria gonorrhoeae

2019-04-11

Neisseria gonorrhoeae outbreak analysis - First worldwide N. gonorrhoeae with combined ceftriaxone and high-level azithromycin resistance, with related samples identified.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2019-04-11

Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak analysis - Molecular and genomic typing comparison on an ICU Pseudomonas outbreak.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Salmonella enterica outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Salmonella enterica

2019-04-11

Salmonella enterica outbreak analysis - SNP-based clustering of 55 epidemiologically characterized clinical and environmental samples.

cgMLST UPGMA-clustering of a Staphylococcus aureus outbreak using the 1928 platform

Outbreak Analysis Using 1928 - Staphylococcus aureus

2019-04-11

Staphylococcus aureus outbreak analysis - MRSA outbreak on a neonatal intensive care unit in the UK.