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Researcher

Veerle Matheeussen

  • Research interest:Evaluation of (molecular) diagnostic assays for detection of respiratory viruses and bacteriaSurveillance of vancomycin and linezolid resistance in EnterococciDetection of virulence and resistance genes in beta-hemolytic StreptococciWhole genome sequencing of Enterococci and beta-hemolytic Streptococci, including outbreak invastigationSARS-CoV-2 variant detection with SNP PCR and whole genome sequencing
  • Keywords:ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE, GROUP A STREPTOCOCCI, RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, ENTEROCOCCI, SARS-COV2, MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS, INFLUENZA, ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY, Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Disciplines:Microbial diagnostics, Molecular diagnostics
  • Research techniques:bacterial culture and phenotypic antibiotic susceptibility testingantigen detection of bacteria, viruses and parasitesmolecular detection of bacteria and viruses (RT-PCR, LAMP)whole genome sequencing of bacterial and viral genomes
  • Users of research expertise:infectiologists, microbiologists, clinical biologists, lab technicians