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Iren Høyland Löhr

Associate Professor
  • E-mailiren.hoyland@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2024). Risk of death in Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections is associated with specific phylogenetic lineages. Journal of Infection.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Within-patient and global evolutionary dynamics of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST17. Microbial Genomics. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). The population structure of vancomycin-resistant and -susceptible Enterococcus faecium in a low-prevalence antimicrobial resistance setting is highly influenced by circulating global hospital-associated clones. Microbial Genomics. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). The first vanE-type vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecalis isolates in Norway – phenotypic and molecular characteristics. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance. 193-199.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Population dynamics and characteristics of Klebsiella pneumoniae from healthy poultry in Norway. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Nationwide, population-based observational study of the molecular epidemiology and temporal trend of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales in Norway, 2015 to 2021. Eurosurveillance. 1-11.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Long-read sequencing for reliably calling the mompS allele in Legionella pneumophila sequence-based typing. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Highly conserved composite transposon harbouring aerobactin iuc3 in Klebsiella pneumoniae from pigs. Microbial Genomics. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Community carriage of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: a cross-sectional study of risk factors and comparative genomics of carriage and clinical isolates. mSphere. 19 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Co-localization of clinically relevant antibiotic- and heavy metal resistance genes on plasmids in Klebsiella pneumoniae from marine bivalves. MicrobiologyOpen. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). The performances of three commercially available assays for the detection of SARS‐CoV‐2 antibodies at different time points following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection. Viruses. 1-11.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Pseudomonas aeruginosa countrywide outbreak in hospitals linked to pre-moistened non-sterile washcloths, Norway, October 2021 to April 2022. Eurosurveillance. 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Legionella pneumophila in Municipal Shower Systems in Stavanger, Norway; A Longitudinal Surveillance Study Using Whole Genome Sequencing in Risk Management. Microorganisms. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Insights into the genetic diversity, antibiotic resistance and pathogenic potential of Klebsiella pneumoniae from the Norwegian marine environment using whole-genome analysis. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Use of probiotics to reduce infections and death and prevent colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria among newborn infants in Tanzania (ProRIDE Trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial. Trials.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Rapid high-resolution detection of colistin resistance in Gram-negative bacteria using flow cytometry: A comparison with broth microdilution, a commercial screening test and WGS. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 3183-3191.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Gastrointestinal carriage of Klebsiella pneumoniae in a general adult population: a cross-sectional study of risk factors and bacterial genomic diversity. Gut microbes. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Exploring Klebsiella pneumoniae in Healthy Poultry Reveals High Genetic Diversity, Good Biofilm-Forming Abilities and Higher Prevalence in Turkeys Than Broilers. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Emergence and dissemination of antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli causing bloodstream infections in Norway in 2002–17: a nationwide, longitudinal, microbial population genomic study. Lancet Microbe. e331-e341.
  • Show author(s) (2021). A nationwide genomic study of clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae in Norway 2001–15: introduction and spread of ESBLs facilitated by clonal groups CG15 and CG307. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 665-674.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Susceptibility of Legionella pneumophila to antimicrobial agents and the presence of the efflux pump LpeAB. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 1545-1550.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Microbial risk factors for treatment failure of pivmecillinam in community‐acquired urinary tract infections caused by ESBL‐producing Escherichia coli. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Emergence and rapid global dissemination of CTX-M-15-associated Klebsiella pneumoniae strain ST307. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 577-581.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Convergence of virulence and MDR in a single plasmid vector in MDR Klebsiella pneumoniae ST15. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 1218-1222.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Performance of the EUCAST disc diffusion method and two MIC methods in detection of Enterobacteriaceae with reduced susceptibility to meropenem: the NordicAST CPE study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2738-2747.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Norwegian patients and retail chicken meat share cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli and IncK/blaCMY-2 resistance plasmids. Clinical Microbiology and Infection (CMI). 407.e9-407.e15.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Persistence of a pKPN3-like CTX-M-15-encoding IncFIIK plasmid in a Klebsiella pneumonia ST17 host during two years of intestinal colonization. PLOS ONE. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among pregnant women in Norway: Prevalence and maternal-neonatal transmission. Journal of Perinatology. 907-912.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Risk factors for acquisition of CTX-M-15 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae during an outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 54-58.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Long-term faecal carriage in infants and intra-household transmission of CTX-M-15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae following a nosocomial outbreak. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 1043-1048.
  • Show author(s) (2012). First outbreak of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Norwegian neonatal intensive care unit; associated with contaminated breast milk and resolved by strict cohorting. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 612-621.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Quantification of Clostridium difficile in Antibiotic-Associated-Diarrhea Patients. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 3656-3658.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Intestinal lactoflora in Estonian and Norwegian patients with antibiotic associated diarrhea. Anaerobe. 407-409.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2023). Klebsiella pneumoniae ecology and antimicrobial resistance in a One Health perspective.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Within-patient and global evolutionary dynamics of Klebsiella pneumoniae ST17.
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) (2020). Norges mikrobiologiske utbruddsberedskap er truet. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1096-1097.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) (2019). Valg av antibiotika - viktig endring i prøvesvar fra mikrobiologen. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 4 pages.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2014). Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: A neonatal intensive care unit outbreak, long-term colonization in children and plasmid characteristics.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Genomic analyses reveal dissemination of an Enterococcus faecium ST117 strain, containing a vanB Tn1549 integrated at the same site in the chromosome, in three hospitals in Western Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Highly similar cephalosporin resistant Escherichia coli and AmpC resistance plasmids found in both patients and poultry meat in Norway.

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