Andreas Matussek

  • Head of Division, Adjunct Professor; MD, PhD

Publications 2024

Wang L, Hua Y, Bai X, Zhang J, Mernelius S, Chromek M, Frykman A, Hansson S, Matussek A (2024)
Prevalence and Characteristics of Plasmid-Encoded Serine Protease EspP in Clinical Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Strains from Patients in Sweden
Microorganisms, 12 (3)
DOI 10.3390/microorganisms12030589, PubMed 38543640

Publications 2023

Debelius JW, Engstrand L, Matussek A, Brusselaers N, Morton JT, Stenmarker M, Olsen RS (2023)
The Local Tumor Microbiome Is Associated with Survival in Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer Patients
Microbiol Spectr, 11 (3), e0506622
DOI 10.1128/spectrum.05066-22, PubMed 37042765

Matussek A, Mernelius S, Chromek M, Zhang J, Frykman A, Hansson S, Georgieva V, Xiong Y, Bai X (2023)
Genome-wide association study of hemolytic uremic syndrome causing Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli from Sweden, 1994-2018
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 42 (6), 771-779
DOI 10.1007/s10096-023-04600-1, PubMed 37103716

Wang L, Bai X, Ylinen E, Zhang J, Saxén H, Matussek A (2023)
Genetic Characterization of Intimin Gene (eae) in Clinical Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Strains from Pediatric Patients in Finland
Toxins (Basel), 15 (12)
DOI 10.3390/toxins15120669, PubMed 38133173

Publications 2022

Bai X, Ylinen E, Zhang J, Salmenlinna S, Halkilahti J, Saxen H, Narayanan A, Jahnukainen T, Matussek A (2022)
Comparative Genomics of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Pediatric Patients with and without Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome from 2000 to 2016 in Finland
Microbiol Spectr, 10 (4), e0066022
DOI 10.1128/spectrum.00660-22, PubMed 35730965

Magnusson C, Mernelius S, Bengnér M, Norén T, Serrander L, Forshell S, Matussek A (2022)
Characterization of a Clostridioides difficile outbreak caused by PCR ribotype 046, associated with increased mortality
Emerg Microbes Infect, 11 (1), 850-859
DOI 10.1080/22221751.2022.2049981, PubMed 35240942

Viprey VF, Davis GL, Benson AD, Ewin D, Spittal W, Vernon JJ, Rupnik M, Banz A, Allantaz F, Cleuziat P, COMBACTE-CDI National Coordinators, Wilcox MH, Davies KA, COMBACTE-CDI consortium, Members of the COMBACTE-CDI National coordinators (2022)
A point-prevalence study on community and inpatient Clostridioides difficile infections (CDI): results from Combatting Bacterial Resistance in Europe CDI (COMBACTE-CDI), July to November 2018
Euro Surveill, 27 (26)
DOI 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2022.27.26.2100704, PubMed 35775426

Yang X, Liu Q, Bai X, Hu B, Jiang D, Jiao H, Lu L, Fan R, Hou P, Matussek A, Xiong Y (2022)
High Prevalence and Persistence of Escherichia coli Strains Producing Shiga Toxin Subtype 2k in Goat Herds
Microbiol Spectr, 10 (4), e0157122
DOI 10.1128/spectrum.01571-22, PubMed 35938860

Yang X, Liu Q, Sun H, Xiong Y, Matussek A, Bai X (2022)
Genomic Characterization of Escherichia coli O8 Strains Producing Shiga Toxin 2l Subtype
Microorganisms, 10 (6)
DOI 10.3390/microorganisms10061245, PubMed 35744763

Publications 2021

Bai X, Zhang J, Hua Y, Jernberg C, Xiong Y, French N, Löfgren S, Hedenström I, Ambikan A, Mernelius S, Matussek A (2021)
Genomic Insights Into Clinical Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Strains: A 15-Year Period Survey in Jönköping, Sweden
Front Microbiol, 12, 627861
DOI 10.3389/fmicb.2021.627861, PubMed 33613494

Hua Y, Chromek M, Frykman A, Jernberg C, Georgieva V, Hansson S, Zhang J, Marits AK, Wan C, Matussek A, Bai X (2021)
Whole-genome characterization of hemolytic uremic syndrome-causing Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Sweden
Virulence, 12 (1), 1296-1305
DOI 10.1080/21505594.2021.1922010, PubMed 33939581

Hua Y, Zhang J, Jernberg C, Chromek M, Hansson S, Frykman A, Xiong Y, Wan C, Matussek A, Bai X (2021)
Molecular Characterization of the Enterohemolysin Gene (ehxA) in Clinical Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Isolates
Toxins (Basel), 13 (1)
DOI 10.3390/toxins13010071, PubMed 33477906

Lager M, Wilhelmsson P, Matussek A, Lindgren PE, Henningsson AJ (2021)
Molecular Detection of Borrelia Bacteria in Cerebrospinal Fluid-Optimisation of Pre-Analytical Sample Handling for Increased Analytical Sensitivity
Diagnostics (Basel), 11 (11)
DOI 10.3390/diagnostics11112088, PubMed 34829435

Yang X, Wu Y, Liu Q, Sun H, Luo M, Xiong Y, Matussek A, Hu B, Bai X (2021)
Genomic Characteristics of Stx2e-Producing Escherichia coli Strains Derived from Humans, Animals, and Meats
Pathogens, 10 (12)
DOI 10.3390/pathogens10121551, PubMed 34959506

Publications 2020

Gawel DR, Serra-Musach J, Lilja S, Aagesen J, Arenas A, Asking B, Bengnér M, Björkander J, Biggs S, Ernerudh J, Hjortswang H, Karlsson JE, Köpsen M, Lee EJ, Lentini A, Li X, Magnusson M, Martínez-Enguita D, Matussek A, Nestor CE, Schäfer S, Seifert O, Sonmez C, Stjernman H, Tjärnberg A et al. (2020)
Correction to: A validated single-cell-based strategy to identify diagnostic and therapeutic targets in complex diseases
Genome Med, 12 (1), 37
DOI 10.1186/s13073-020-00732-7, PubMed 32345376

Hua Y, Bai X, Zhang J, Jernberg C, Chromek M, Hansson S, Frykman A, Yang X, Xiong Y, Wan C, Matussek A (2020)
Molecular characteristics of eae-positive clinical Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Sweden
Emerg Microbes Infect, 9 (1), 2562-2570
DOI 10.1080/22221751.2020.1850182, PubMed 33179570

Yang X, Sun H, Fan R, Fu S, Zhang J, Matussek A, Xiong Y, Bai X (2020)
Genetic diversity of the intimin gene (eae) in non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains in China
Sci Rep, 10 (1), 3275
DOI 10.1038/s41598-020-60225-w, PubMed 32094410

Ylinen E, Salmenlinna S, Halkilahti J, Jahnukainen T, Korhonen L, Virkkala T, Rimhanen-Finne R, Nuutinen M, Kataja J, Arikoski P, Linkosalo L, Bai X, Matussek A, Jalanko H, Saxén H (2020)
Hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in children: incidence, risk factors, and clinical outcome
Pediatr Nephrol, 35 (9), 1749-1759
DOI 10.1007/s00467-020-04560-0, PubMed 32323005

Ögren J, Dienus O, Beser J, Henningsson AJ, Matussek A (2020)
Protozoan infections are under-recognized in Swedish patients with gastrointestinal symptoms
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 39 (11), 2153-2160
DOI 10.1007/s10096-020-03974-w, PubMed 32638222

Publications 2019

Bai X, Zhang J, Ambikan A, Jernberg C, Ehricht R, Scheutz F, Xiong Y, Matussek A (2019)
Molecular Characterization and Comparative Genomics of Clinical Hybrid Shiga Toxin-Producing and Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC/ETEC) Strains in Sweden
Sci Rep, 9 (1), 5619
DOI 10.1038/s41598-019-42122-z, PubMed 30948755

Björnsson B, Borrebaeck C, Elander N, Gasslander T, Gawel DR, Gustafsson M, Jörnsten R, Lee EJ, Li X, Lilja S, Martínez-Enguita D, Matussek A, Sandström P, Schäfer S, Stenmarker M, Sun XF, Sysoev O, Zhang H, Benson M, Swedish Digital Twin Consortium (2019)
Digital twins to personalize medicine
Genome Med, 12 (1), 4
DOI 10.1186/s13073-019-0701-3, PubMed 31892363

Gawel DR, Lee EJ, Li X, Lilja S, Matussek A, Schäfer S, Olsen RS, Stenmarker M, Zhang H, Benson M (2019)
An algorithm-based meta-analysis of genome- and proteome-wide data identifies a combination of potential plasma biomarkers for colorectal cancer
Sci Rep, 9 (1), 15575
DOI 10.1038/s41598-019-51999-9, PubMed 31666584

Gawel DR, Serra-Musach J, Lilja S, Aagesen J, Arenas A, Asking B, Bengnér M, Björkander J, Biggs S, Ernerudh J, Hjortswang H, Karlsson JE, Köpsen M, Lee EJ, Lentini A, Li X, Magnusson M, Martínez-Enguita D, Matussek A, Nestor CE, Schäfer S, Seifert O, Sonmez C, Stjernman H, Tjärnberg A et al. (2019)
A validated single-cell-based strategy to identify diagnostic and therapeutic targets in complex diseases
Genome Med, 11 (1), 47
DOI 10.1186/s13073-019-0657-3, PubMed 31358043

Lager M, Dessau RB, Wilhelmsson P, Nyman D, Jensen GF, Matussek A, Lindgren PE, Henningsson AJ, ScandTick Biobank Study Group, Baqir H, Serrander L, Johansson M, Tjernberg I, Skarstein I, Ulvestad E, Grude N, Pedersen AB, Bredberg A, Veflingstad R, Wass L, Aleke J, Nordberg M, Nyberg C, Perander L, Bojesson C et al. (2019)
Serological diagnostics of Lyme borreliosis: comparison of assays in twelve clinical laboratories in Northern Europe
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 38 (10), 1933-1945
DOI 10.1007/s10096-019-03631-x, PubMed 31399914

Rizzardi K, Åkerlund T, Norén T, Matussek A (2019)
Impact of ribotype on Clostridioides difficile diagnostics
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 39 (5), 847-853
DOI 10.1007/s10096-019-03772-z, PubMed 31884555

Yang X, Bai X, Zhang J, Sun H, Fu S, Fan R, He X, Scheutz F, Matussek A, Xiong Y (2019)
Escherichia coli strains producing a novel Shiga toxin 2 subtype circulate in China
Int J Med Microbiol, 310 (1), 151377
DOI 10.1016/j.ijmm.2019.151377, PubMed 31757694

Zhang H, Klareskog L, Matussek A, Pfister SM, Benson M (2019)
Translating genomic medicine to the clinic: challenges and opportunities
Genome Med, 11 (1), 9
DOI 10.1186/s13073-019-0622-1, PubMed 30795816

Ögren J, Dienus O, Matussek A (2019)
Optimization of routine microscopic and molecular detection of parasitic protozoa in SAF-fixed faecal samples in Sweden
Infect Dis (Lond), 52 (2), 87-96
DOI 10.1080/23744235.2019.1682188, PubMed 31656115

Publications 2018

Bai X, Mernelius S, Jernberg C, Einemo IM, Monecke S, Ehricht R, Löfgren S, Matussek A (2018)
Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infection in Jönköping County, Sweden: Occurrence and Molecular Characteristics in Correlation With Clinical Symptoms and Duration of stx Shedding
Front Cell Infect Microbiol, 8, 125
DOI 10.3389/fcimb.2018.00125, PubMed 29765909

Olofsson M, Matussek A, Ehricht R, Lindgren PE, Östgren CJ (2018)
Differences in molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli in nursing home residents and people in unassisted living situations
J Hosp Infect, 101 (1), 76-83
DOI 10.1016/j.jhin.2018.09.002, PubMed 30237119

Publications 2017

Berglund B, Dienus O, Sokolova E, Berglind E, Matussek A, Pettersson T, Lindgren PE (2017)
Occurrence and removal efficiency of parasitic protozoa in Swedish wastewater treatment plants
Sci Total Environ, 598, 821-827
DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.04.015, PubMed 28458199

Haglund S, Quttineh M, Nilsson Bowers A, Matussek A, Henningsson AJ (2017)
Xpert Flu as a rapid diagnostic test for respiratory tract viral infection: evaluation and implementation as a 24/7 service
Infect Dis (Lond), 50 (2), 140-144
DOI 10.1080/23744235.2017.1380841, PubMed 28950760

Henningsson AJ, Nilsson Bowers A, Nordgren J, Quttineh M, Matussek A, Haglund S (2017)
Rapid diagnosis of acute norovirus-associated gastroenteritis: evaluation of the Xpert Norovirus assay and its implementation as a 24/7 service in three hospitals in Jönköping County, Sweden
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 36 (10), 1867-1871
DOI 10.1007/s10096-017-3005-9, PubMed 28540537

Lager M, Faller M, Wilhelmsson P, Kjelland V, Andreassen Å, Dargis R, Quarsten H, Dessau R, Fingerle V, Margos G, Noraas S, Ornstein K, Petersson AC, Matussek A, Lindgren PE, Henningsson AJ (2017)
Molecular detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato - An analytical comparison of real-time PCR protocols from five different Scandinavian laboratories
PLoS One, 12 (9), e0185434
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0185434, PubMed 28937997

Matussek A, Jernberg C, Einemo IM, Monecke S, Ehricht R, Engelmann I, Löfgren S, Mernelius S (2017)
Genetic makeup of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in relation to clinical symptoms and duration of shedding: a microarray analysis of isolates from Swedish children
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 36 (8), 1433-1441
DOI 10.1007/s10096-017-2950-7, PubMed 28421309

Strindhall J, Löfgren S, Främsth C, Matussek A, Bengner M, Ernerudh J, Wikby A (2017)
CD4/CD8 ratio<1 is associated with lymphocyte subsets, CMV and gender in 71-year old individuals: 5-Year follow-up of the Swedish HEXA Immune Longitudinal Study
Exp Gerontol, 95, 82-87
DOI 10.1016/j.exger.2017.03.020, PubMed 28476585

Van SN, Khac MN, Dimberg J, Matussek A, Henningsson AJ (2017)
Prevalence of Cervical Infection and Genotype Distribution of Human Papilloma Virus Among Females in Da Nang, Vietnam
Anticancer Res, 37 (3), 1243-1247
DOI 10.21873/anticanres.11440, PubMed 28314288

Publications 2016

Alehagen U, Olsen RS, Länne T, Matussek A, Wågsäter D (2016)
PDGF-D gene polymorphism is associated with increased cardiovascular mortality in elderly men
BMC Med Genet, 17 (1), 62
DOI 10.1186/s12881-016-0325-z, PubMed 27585990

Dienus O, Sokolova E, Nyström F, Matussek A, Löfgren S, Blom L, Pettersson TJR, Lindgren PE (2016)
Norovirus Dynamics in Wastewater Discharges and in the Recipient Drinking Water Source: Long-Term Monitoring and Hydrodynamic Modeling
Environ Sci Technol, 50 (20), 10851-10858
DOI 10.1021/acs.est.6b02110, PubMed 27649279

Dimberg J, Skarstedt M, Slind Olsen R, Andersson RE, Matussek A (2016)
Gene polymorphism in DNA repair genes XRCC1 and XRCC6 and association with colorectal cancer in Swedish patients
APMIS, 124 (9), 736-40
DOI 10.1111/apm.12563, PubMed 27328741

Gabrielson M, Vorkapic E, Folkesson M, Welander M, Matussek A, Dimberg J, Länne T, Skogberg J, Wågsäter D (2016)
Altered PPARγ Coactivator-1 Alpha Expression in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Possible Effects on Mitochondrial Biogenesis
J Vasc Res, 53 (1-2), 17-26
DOI 10.1159/000446653, PubMed 27344146

Mernelius S, Carlsson E, Henricson J, Löfgren S, Lindgren PE, Ehricht R, Monecke S, Matussek A, Anderson CD (2016)
Staphylococcus aureus colonization related to severity of hand eczema
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 35 (8), 1355-61
DOI 10.1007/s10096-016-2672-2, PubMed 27193891

Strindhall J, Ernerudh J, Mörner A, Waalen K, Löfgren S, Matussek A, Bengner M (2016)
Humoral response to influenza vaccination in relation to pre-vaccination antibody titres, vaccination history, cytomegalovirus serostatus and CD4/CD8 ratio
Infect Dis (Lond), 48 (6), 436-42
DOI 10.3109/23744235.2015.1135252, PubMed 27030916

Ögren J, Van Nguyen S, Nguyen MK, Dimberg J, Matussek A (2016)
Prevalence of Dientamoeba fragilis, Giardia duodenalis, Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, and Cryptosporidium spp in Da Nang, Vietnam, detected by a multiplex real-time PCR
APMIS, 124 (6), 529-33
DOI 10.1111/apm.12535, PubMed 27102222

Publications 2015

Dimberg J, Hong TT, Nguyen LTT, Skarstedt M, Löfgren S, Matussek A (2015)
Common 4977 bp deletion and novel alterations in mitochondrial DNA in Vietnamese patients with breast cancer
Springerplus, 4, 58
DOI 10.1186/s40064-015-0843-8, PubMed 25674508

Gacic J, Vorkapic E, Olsen RS, Söderberg D, Gustafsson T, Geffers R, Skoglund K, Matussek A, Wågsäter D (2015)
Imatinib reduces cholesterol uptake and matrix metalloproteinase activity in human THP-1 macrophages
Pharmacol Rep, 68 (1), 1-6
DOI 10.1016/j.pharep.2015.05.024, PubMed 26721343

Gustafsson M, Gawel DR, Alfredsson L, Baranzini S, Björkander J, Blomgran R, Hellberg S, Eklund D, Ernerudh J, Kockum I, Konstantinell A, Lahesmaa R, Lentini A, Liljenström HR, Mattson L, Matussek A, Mellergård J, Mendez M, Olsson T, Pujana MA, Rasool O, Serra-Musach J, Stenmarker M, Tripathi S, Viitala M et al. (2015)
A validated gene regulatory network and GWAS identifies early regulators of T cell-associated diseases
Sci Transl Med, 7 (313), 313ra178
DOI 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad2722, PubMed 26560356

Henningsson AJ, Hvidsten D, Kristiansen BE, Matussek A, Stuen S, Jenkins A (2015)
Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes ricinus ticks from Norway using a realtime PCR assay targeting the Anaplasma citrate synthase gene gltA
BMC Microbiol, 15, 153
DOI 10.1186/s12866-015-0486-5, PubMed 26231851

Henningsson AJ, Wilhelmsson P, Gyllemark P, Kozak M, Matussek A, Nyman D, Ekerfelt C, Lindgren PE, Forsberg P (2015)
Low risk of seroconversion or clinical disease in humans after a bite by an Anaplasma phagocytophilum-infected tick
Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 6 (6), 787-92
DOI 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.07.005, PubMed 26187418

Hvidsten D, Stordal F, Lager M, Rognerud B, Kristiansen BE, Matussek A, Gray J, Stuen S (2015)
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato-infected Ixodes ricinus collected from vegetation near the Arctic Circle
Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 6 (6), 768-73
DOI 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.07.002, PubMed 26187417

Matussek A, Dienus O, Djeneba O, Simpore J, Nitiema L, Nordgren J (2015)
Molecular characterization and genetic susceptibility of sapovirus in children with diarrhea in Burkina Faso
Infect Genet Evol, 32, 396-400
DOI 10.1016/j.meegid.2015.03.039, PubMed 25847694

Matussek A, Einemo IM, Jogenfors A, Löfdahl S, Löfgren S (2015)
Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Diarrheal Stool of Swedish Children: Evaluation of Polymerase Chain Reaction Screening and Duration of Shiga Toxin Shedding
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc, 5 (2), 147-51
DOI 10.1093/jpids/piv003, PubMed 27199470

Olsen RS, Andersson RE, Zar N, Löfgren S, Wågsäter D, Matussek A, Dimberg J (2015)
Prognostic significance of PLA2G4C gene polymorphism in patients with stage II colorectal cancer
Acta Oncol, 55 (4), 474-9
DOI 10.3109/0284186X.2015.1073350, PubMed 26364726

Olsen RS, Lindh M, Vorkapic E, Andersson RE, Zar N, Löfgren S, Dimberg J, Matussek A, Wågsäter D (2015)
CD93 gene polymorphism is associated with disseminated colorectal cancer
Int J Colorectal Dis, 30 (7), 883-90
DOI 10.1007/s00384-015-2247-1, PubMed 26008729

Seifert O, Söderman J, Skarstedt M, Dienus O, Matussek A (2015)
Increased expression of the Wnt signalling inhibitor Dkk-1 in non-lesional skin and peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with plaque psoriasis
Acta Derm Venereol, 95 (4), 407-10
DOI 10.2340/00015555-1970, PubMed 25228306

van Bijnen EM, Paget J, de Lange-de Klerk ES, den Heijer CD, Versporten A, Stobberingh EE, Goossens H, Schellevis FG, collaboration with the APRES Study Team (2015)
Antibiotic Exposure and Other Risk Factors for Antimicrobial Resistance in Nasal Commensal Staphylococcus aureus: An Ecological Study in 8 European Countries
PLoS One, 10 (8), e0135094
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0135094, PubMed 26262679

Ögren J, Dienus O, Löfgren S, Einemo IM, Iveroth P, Matussek A (2015)
Dientamoeba fragilis prevalence coincides with gastrointestinal symptoms in children less than 11 years old in Sweden
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 34 (10), 1995-8
DOI 10.1007/s10096-015-2442-6, PubMed 26173693

Publications 2014

Dimberg J, Hong TT, Skarstedt M, Löfgren S, Zar N, Matussek A (2014)
Novel and differential accumulation of mitochondrial DNA deletions in Swedish and vietnamese patients with colorectal cancer
Anticancer Res, 34 (1), 147-52
PubMed 24403455

Dimberg J, Olsen RS, Skarstedt M, Löfgren S, Zar N, Matussek A (2014)
Polymorphism of the p38β gene in patients with colorectal cancer
Oncol Lett, 8 (3), 1093-1095
DOI 10.3892/ol.2014.2315, PubMed 25120664

Dimberg J, Skarstedt M, Löfgren S, Zar N, Matussek A (2014)
Protein expression and gene polymorphism of CXCL10 in patients with colorectal cancer
Biomed Rep, 2 (3), 340-343
DOI 10.3892/br.2014.255, PubMed 24748971

Glasner C, Pluister G, Westh H, Arends JP, Empel J, Giles E, Laurent F, Layer F, Marstein L, Matussek A, Mellmann A, Pérez-Vásquez M, Ungvári E, Yan X, Žemličková H, Grundmann H, van Dijl JM (2014)
Staphylococcus aureus spa type t437: identification of the most dominant community-associated clone from Asia across Europe
Clin Microbiol Infect, 21 (2), 163.e1-8
DOI 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.09.010, PubMed 25658555

Granquist EG, Kristiansson M, Lindgren PE, Matussek A, Nødtvedt A, Okstad W, Stuen S (2014)
Evaluation of microbial communities and symbionts in Ixodes ricinus and ungulate hosts (Cervus elaphus and Ovis aries) from shared habitats on the west coast of Norway
Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 5 (6), 780-4
DOI 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.05.005, PubMed 25132534

Lindblom P, Wilhelmsson P, Fryland L, Matussek A, Haglund M, Sjöwall J, Vene S, Nyman D, Forsberg P, Lindgren PE (2014)
Factors determining immunological response to vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis virus in older individuals
PLoS One, 9 (6), e100860
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0100860, PubMed 24967619

van Bijnen EM, Paget WJ, den Heijer CD, Stobberingh EE, Bruggeman CA, Schellevis FG, APRES Study Team (2014)
Primary care treatment guidelines for skin infections in Europe: congruence with antimicrobial resistance found in commensal Staphylococcus aureus in the community
BMC Fam Pract, 15, 175
DOI 10.1186/s12875-014-0175-8, PubMed 25413920

Publications 2013

den Heijer CD, van Bijnen EM, Paget WJ, Pringle M, Goossens H, Bruggeman CA, Schellevis FG, Stobberingh EE, APRES Study Team (2013)
Prevalence and resistance of commensal Staphylococcus aureus, including meticillin-resistant S aureus, in nine European countries: a cross-sectional study
Lancet Infect Dis, 13 (5), 409-15
DOI 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70036-7, PubMed 23473661

Dimberg J, Hong TT, Skarstedt M, Löfgren S, Zar N, Matussek A (2013)
Detection of cytomegalovirus DNA in colorectal tissue from Swedish and Vietnamese patients with colorectal cancer
Anticancer Res, 33 (11), 4947-50
PubMed 24222134

Hammarskjöld F, Mernelius S, Andersson RE, Berg S, Hanberger H, Löfgren S, Malmvall BE, Petzold M, Matussek A (2013)
Possible transmission of Candida albicans on an intensive care unit: genotype and temporal cluster analyses
J Hosp Infect, 85 (1), 60-5
DOI 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.06.002, PubMed 23927923

Henningsson AJ, Christiansson M, Tjernberg I, Löfgren S, Matussek A (2013)
Laboratory diagnosis of Lyme neuroborreliosis: a comparison of three CSF anti-Borrelia antibody assays
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 33 (5), 797-803
DOI 10.1007/s10096-013-2014-6, PubMed 24263552

Hvidsten D, Stuen S, Jenkins A, Dienus O, Olsen RS, Kristiansen BE, Mehl R, Matussek A (2013)
Ixodes ricinus and Borrelia prevalence at the Arctic Circle in Norway
Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 5 (2), 107-12
DOI 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2013.09.003, PubMed 24262272

Jogenfors A, Stark L, Svefors J, Löfgren S, Malmvall BE, Matussek A (2013)
A recommendation to perform a blood culture before the administration of intravenous antibiotics increased the detection of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 33 (5), 789-95
DOI 10.1007/s10096-013-2013-7, PubMed 24249284

Lindblom P, Wilhelmsson P, Fryland L, Sjöwall J, Haglund M, Matussek A, Ernerudh J, Vene S, Nyman D, Andreassen A, Forsberg P, Lindgren PE (2013)
Tick-borne encephalitis virus in ticks detached from humans and follow-up of serological and clinical response
Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 5 (1), 21-8
DOI 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2013.07.009, PubMed 24275477

Mernelius S, Löfgren S, Lindgren PE, Blomberg M, Olhager E, Gunnervik C, Lenrick R, Thrane MT, Isaksson B, Matussek A (2013)
The effect of improved compliance with hygiene guidelines on transmission of Staphylococcus aureus to newborn infants: the Swedish Hygiene Intervention and Transmission of S aureus study
Am J Infect Control, 41 (7), 585-90
DOI 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.09.014, PubMed 23352076

Mernelius S, Löfgren S, Lindgren PE, Matussek A (2013)
The role of broth enrichment in Staphylococcus aureus cultivation and transmission from the throat to newborn infants: results from the Swedish hygiene intervention and transmission of S. aureus study
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 32 (12), 1593-8
DOI 10.1007/s10096-013-1917-6, PubMed 23818164

Mernelius S, Svensson PO, Rensfeldt G, Davidsson E, Isaksson B, Löfgren S, Matussek A (2013)
Compliance with hygiene guidelines: the effect of a multimodal hygiene intervention and validation of direct observations
Am J Infect Control, 41 (5), e45-8
DOI 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.09.008, PubMed 23337307

Norén T, Unemo M, Magnusson C, Eiserman M, Matussek A (2013)
Evaluation of the rapid loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay Illumigene for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile in an outbreak situation
APMIS, 122 (2), 155-60
DOI 10.1111/apm.12121, PubMed 23758095

Stark L, Olofsson M, Löfgren S, Mölstad S, Lindgren PE, Matussek A (2013)
Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in Swedish nursing homes - as revealed in the SHADES study
Epidemiol Infect, 142 (6), 1310-6
DOI 10.1017/S0950268813002033, PubMed 23962597

VAN Nguyen S, Skarstedt M, Löfgren S, Zar N, Andersson RE, Lindh M, Matussek A, Dimberg J (2013)
Gene polymorphism of matrix metalloproteinase-12 and -13 and association with colorectal cancer in Swedish patients
Anticancer Res, 33 (8), 3247-50
PubMed 23898086

Ögren J, Dienus O, Löfgren S, Iveroth P, Matussek A (2013)
Dientamoeba fragilis DNA detection in Enterobius vermicularis eggs
Pathog Dis, 69 (2), 157-8
DOI 10.1111/2049-632X.12071, PubMed 23893951

Publications 2012

Dimberg J, Hong TT, Skarstedt M, Löfgren S, Zar N, Matussek A (2012)
Analysis of APC and IGFBP7 promoter gene methylation in Swedish and Vietnamese colorectal cancer patients
Oncol Lett, 5 (1), 25-30
DOI 10.3892/ol.2012.967, PubMed 23255887

Jenkins A, Hvidsten D, Matussek A, Lindgren PE, Stuen S, Kristiansen BE (2012)
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus ticks from Norway: evaluation of a PCR test targeting the chromosomal flaB gene
Exp Appl Acarol, 58 (4), 431-9
DOI 10.1007/s10493-012-9585-2, PubMed 22684812

Magnusson C, Wullt M, Löfgren S, Iveroth P, Akerlund T, Matussek A (2012)
Ribotyping of Clostridium difficile strains associated with nosocomial transmission and relapses in a Swedish County
APMIS, 121 (2), 153-7
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2012.02950.x, PubMed 23030627

Olofsson M, Toepfer M, Ostgren CJ, Midlöv P, Matussek A, Lindgren PE, Mölstad S (2012)
Low level of antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli among Swedish nursing home residents
Scand J Infect Dis, 45 (2), 117-23
DOI 10.3109/00365548.2012.717232, PubMed 22992114

Seifert O, Matussek A, Sjögren F, Geffers R, Anderson CD (2012)
Gene expression profiling of macrophages: implications for an immunosuppressive effect of dissolucytotic gold ions
J Inflamm (Lond), 9 (1), 43
DOI 10.1186/1476-9255-9-43, PubMed 23140489

Strindhall J, Skog M, Ernerudh J, Bengner M, Löfgren S, Matussek A, Nilsson BO, Wikby A (2012)
The inverted CD4/CD8 ratio and associated parameters in 66-year-old individuals: the Swedish HEXA immune study
Age (Dordr), 35 (3), 985-91
DOI 10.1007/s11357-012-9400-3, PubMed 22415616

Publications 2011

Christiansson M, Melin S, Matussek A, Löfgren S, Söderman J (2011)
MLVA is a valuable tool in epidemiological investigations of Escherichia coli and for disclosing multiple carriage
Scand J Infect Dis, 43 (8), 579-86
DOI 10.3109/00365548.2011.568953, PubMed 21453204

Dimberg J, Ström K, Löfgren S, Zar N, Hugander A, Matussek A (2011)
Expression of the serine protease inhibitor serpinA3 in human colorectal adenocarcinomas
Oncol Lett, 2 (3), 413-418
DOI 10.3892/ol.2011.280, PubMed 22866096

Dimberg J, Ström K, Löfgren S, Zar N, Lindh M, Matussek A (2011)
DNA promoter methylation status and protein expression of interleukin-8 in human colorectal adenocarcinomas
Int J Colorectal Dis, 27 (6), 709-14
DOI 10.1007/s00384-011-1367-5, PubMed 22108905

Matussek A, Stark L, Dienus O, Aronsson J, Mernelius S, Löfgren S, Lindgren PE (2011)
Analyzing multiclonality of Staphylococcus aureus in clinical diagnostics using spa-based denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis
J Clin Microbiol, 49 (10), 3647-8
DOI 10.1128/JCM.00389-11, PubMed 21832023

Svensson J, Jenmalm MC, Matussek A, Geffers R, Berg G, Ernerudh J (2011)
Macrophages at the fetal-maternal interface express markers of alternative activation and are induced by M-CSF and IL-10
J Immunol, 187 (7), 3671-82
DOI 10.4049/jimmunol.1100130, PubMed 21890660

Söderquist B, Neander M, Dienus O, Zimmermann J, Berglund C, Matussek A, Mölling P (2011)
Real-time multiplex PCR for direct detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in clinical samples enriched by broth culture
APMIS, 120 (5), 427-32
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2011.02849.x, PubMed 22515298

Tammelin A, Karell AC, Kriisa M, Aspevall O, Nilsson P, Qvarfordt I, Iversen KU, Andersson R, Ahrén C, Melander E, Fraenkel CJ, Lytsy B, Isaksson B, Samuelsson A, Lundholm R, Johansson A, Norén T, Ripa T, Karlsson L, Löfgren S, Matussek A, Wahlberg T, Oberg S, Eliasson I, Sundin CG et al. (2011)
[Clothes in health care. Don't mix identification and hygiene routines]
Lakartidningen, 108 (9), 453
PubMed 21744609

Publications 2010

Nordgren J, Kindberg E, Lindgren PE, Matussek A, Svensson L (2010)
Norovirus gastroenteritis outbreak with a secretor-independent susceptibility pattern, Sweden
Emerg Infect Dis, 16 (1), 81-7
DOI 10.3201/eid1601.090633, PubMed 20031047

Publications 2009

Borjesson S, Dienues O, Jarnheimer PA, Olsen B, Matussek A, Lindgren PE (2009)
Quantification of genes encoding resistance to aminoglycosides, beta-lactams and tetracyclines in wastewater environments by real-time PCR
Int J Environ Health Res, 19 (3), 219-30
DOI 10.1080/09603120802449593, PubMed 19370439

Börjesson S, Matussek A, Melin S, Löfgren S, Lindgren PE (2009)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in municipal wastewater: an uncharted threat?
J Appl Microbiol, 108 (4), 1244-51
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2009.04515.x, PubMed 19735317

Henningsson AJ, Malmvall BE, Ernerudh J, Matussek A, Forsberg P (2009)
Neuroborreliosis--an epidemiological, clinical and healthcare cost study from an endemic area in the south-east of Sweden
Clin Microbiol Infect, 16 (8), 1245-51
DOI 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.03059.x, PubMed 19793326

Melin S, Melin S, Haeggman S, Melin S, Haeggman S, Olsson-Liljequist B, Sjölund M, Nilsson PA, Isaksson B, Löfgren S, Matussek A (2009)
Epidemiological typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): spa typing versus pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
Scand J Infect Dis, 41 (6-7), 433-9
DOI 10.1080/00365540902962749, PubMed 19431050

Rodhe N, Löfgren S, Strindhall J, Matussek A, Mölstad S (2009)
Cytokines in urine in elderly subjects with acute cystitis and asymptomatic bacteriuria
Scand J Prim Health Care, 27 (2), 74-9
DOI 10.1080/02813430902757634, PubMed 19247873

Stark L, Matussek A, Strindhall J, Geffers R, Buer J, Kihlström E, Monnecke S, Löfgren S, Lindgren PE (2009)
Staphylococcus aureus isolates from blood and anterior nares induce similar innate immune responses in endothelial cells
APMIS, 117 (11), 814-24
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2009.02535.x, PubMed 19845532

Publications 2008

Börjesson S, Melin S, Matussek A, Lindgren PE (2008)
A seasonal study of the mecA gene and Staphylococcus aureus including methicillin-resistant S. aureus in a municipal wastewater treatment plant
Water Res, 43 (4), 925-32
DOI 10.1016/j.watres.2008.11.036, PubMed 19084256

Gustafsson C, Mjösberg J, Matussek A, Geffers R, Matthiesen L, Berg G, Sharma S, Buer J, Ernerudh J (2008)
Gene expression profiling of human decidual macrophages: evidence for immunosuppressive phenotype
PLoS One, 3 (4), e2078
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0002078, PubMed 18446208

Nordgren J, Matussek A, Mattsson A, Svensson L, Lindgren PE (2008)
Prevalence of norovirus and factors influencing virus concentrations during one year in a full-scale wastewater treatment plant
Water Res, 43 (4), 1117-25
DOI 10.1016/j.watres.2008.11.053, PubMed 19108861

Rodhe N, Löfgren S, Matussek A, André M, Englund L, Kühn I, Mölstad S (2008)
Asymptomatic bacteriuria in the elderly: high prevalence and high turnover of strains
Scand J Infect Dis, 40 (10), 804-10
DOI 10.1080/00365540802195242, PubMed 18609196

Seifert O, Bayat A, Geffers R, Dienus K, Buer J, Löfgren S, Matussek A (2008)
Identification of unique gene expression patterns within different lesional sites of keloids
Wound Repair Regen, 16 (2), 254-65
DOI 10.1111/j.1524-475X.2007.00343.x, PubMed 18282266

Publications 2007

Matussek A, Taipalensuu J, Einemo IM, Tiefenthal M, Löfgren S (2007)
Transmission of Staphylococcus aureus from maternity unit staff members to newborns disclosed through spa typing
Am J Infect Control, 35 (2), 122-5
DOI 10.1016/j.ajic.2006.08.009, PubMed 17327192

Publications 2005

Matussek A, Strindhall J, Stark L, Rohde M, Geffers R, Buer J, Kihlström E, Lindgren PE, Löfgren S (2005)
Infection of human endothelial cells with Staphylococcus aureus induces transcription of genes encoding an innate immunity response
Scand J Immunol, 61 (6), 536-44
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-3083.2005.01597.x, PubMed 15963048

Publications 2003

Matussek A, Lauber J, Bergau A, Hansen W, Rohde M, Dittmar KE, Gunzer M, Mengel M, Gatzlaff P, Hartmann M, Buer J, Gunzer F (2003)
Molecular and functional analysis of Shiga toxin-induced response patterns in human vascular endothelial cells
Blood, 102 (4), 1323-32
DOI 10.1182/blood-2002-10-3301, PubMed 12702508

Pulz M, Matussek A, Monazahian M, Tittel A, Nikolic E, Hartmann M, Bellin T, Buer J, Gunzer F (2003)
Comparison of a shiga toxin enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and two types of PCR for detection of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in human stool specimens
J Clin Microbiol, 41 (10), 4671-5
DOI 10.1128/JCM.41.10.4671-4675.2003, PubMed 14532201

Publications 2002

Gunzer F, Hennig-Pauka I, Waldmann KH, Sandhoff R, Gröne HJ, Kreipe HH, Matussek A, Mengel M (2002)
Gnotobiotic piglets develop thrombotic microangiopathy after oral infection with enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Am J Clin Pathol, 118 (3), 364-75
DOI 10.1309/UMW9-D06Q-M94Q-JGH2, PubMed 12219778

Publications 2001

Bellin T, Pulz M, Matussek A, Hempen HG, Gunzer F (2001)
Rapid detection of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli by real-time PCR with fluorescent hybridization probes
J Clin Microbiol, 39 (1), 370-4
DOI 10.1128/JCM.39.1.370-374.2001, PubMed 11136804

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