Tsegaye Sewunet

Tsegaye Sewunet Wondimu

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Strain-level bacterial typing directly from patient samples using optical DNA mapping. Nyblom M, Johnning A, Frykholm K, Wrande M, Müller V, Goyal G, Robertsson M, Dvirnas A, Sewunet T, Kk S, Ambjörnsson T, Giske CG, Sandegren L, Kristiansson E, Westerlund F Commun Med (Lond) 2023 Feb;3(1):31

Identification and characterization of plasmids carrying the mobile colistin resistance gene mcr-1 using optical DNA mapping. Kk S, Wranne MS, Sewunet T, Ekedahl E, Coorens M, Tangkoskul T, Thamlikitkul V, Giske CG, Westerlund F JAC Antimicrob Resist 2023 Feb;5(1):dlad004

Fecal carriage and clonal dissemination of blaNDM-1 carrying Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 147 at an intensive care unit in Lao PDR. Sewunet T, K K S, Nguyen HH, Sithivong N, Hoang NTB, Sychareun V, Nengmongvang K, Larsson M, Olson L, Westerlund F, Giske CG PLoS One 2022 ;17(10):e0274419

Molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility of Pseudomonas spp. and Acinetobacter spp. from clinical samples at Jimma medical center, Ethiopia. Sewunet T, Asrat D, Woldeamanuel Y, Aseffa A, Giske CG Front Microbiol 2022 ;13():951857

A simple cut and stretch assay to detect antimicrobial resistance genes on bacterial plasmids by single-molecule fluorescence microscopy. Goyal G, Ekedahl E, Nyblom M, Krog J, Fröbrant E, Brander M, Sewunet T, Tangkoskul T, Giske CG, Sandegren L, Thamlikitkul V, Ambjörnsson T, Westerlund F Sci Rep 2022 Jun;12(1):9301

High diversity of blaNDM-1-encoding plasmids in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from neonates in a Vietnamese hospital. Kk S, Ekedahl E, Hoang NTB, Sewunet T, Berglund B, Lundberg L, Nematzadeh S, Nilsson M, Nilsson LE, Le NK, Tran DM, Hanberger H, Olson L, Larsson M, Giske CG, Westerlund F Int J Antimicrob Agents 2022 Feb;59(2):106496

Polyclonal spread of blaCTX-M-15 through high-risk clones of Escherichia coli at a tertiary hospital in Ethiopia. Sewunet T, Asrat D, Woldeamanuel Y, Ny S, Westerlund F, Aseffa A, Giske CG J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2021 Nov;():

A Parallelized Nanofluidic Device for High-Throughput Optical DNA Mapping of Bacterial Plasmids. Kk S, Lin YL, Sewunet T, Wrande M, Sandegren L, Giske CG, Westerlund F Micromachines (Basel) 2021 Oct;12(10):

Optical DNA Mapping of Plasmids Reveals Clonal Spread of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Large Thai Hospital. Kk S, Sewunet T, Wangchinda W, Tangkoskul T, Thamlikitkul V, Giske CG, Westerlund F. Antibiotics (Basel) 2021 Aug;10(9):

High prevalence of bla CTX-M-15 and nosocomial transmission of hypervirulent epidemic clones of Klebsiella pneumoniae at a tertiary hospital in Ethiopia. Sewunet T, Asrat D, Woldeamanuel Y, Ny S, Westerlund F, Aseffa A, Giske CG. JAC Antimicrob Resist 2021 Mar;3(1):dlab001

Optical maps of plasmids as a proxy for clonal spread of MDR bacteria: a case study of an outbreak in a rural Ethiopian hospital. Lin YL, Sewunet T, Kk S, Giske CG, Westerlund F.  Antimicrob Chemother 2020 10;75(10):2804-2811

Seroepidemiology of Human Brucellosis Among Blood Donors in Southern Ethiopia: Calling Attention to a Neglected Zoonotic Disease. Workalemahu B, Sewunet T, Astatkie A. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 Jan;96(1):88-92

Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern among catheterized patients at Jimma University Teaching Hospital, Jimma, Ethiopia. Bekele T, Tesfaye A, Sewunet T, Waktola HD. BMC Res Notes 2015 Sep;8():488

Immunological markers and hematological parameters among newly diagnosed tuberculosis patients at Jimma University Specialized Hospital. Atomsa D, Abebe G, Sewunet T.  Ethiop J Health Sci 2014 Oct;24(4):311-8

Survey of safety practices among hospital laboratories in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia. Sewunet T, Kebede W, Wondafrash B, Workalemau B, Abebe G. Ethiop J Health Sci 2014 Oct;24(4):307-10

Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of bacterial isolates from wound infection and their sensitivity to alternative topical agents at Jimma University Specialized Hospital, South-West Ethiopia. Mama M, Abdissa A, Sewunet T. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 2014 Apr;13():14

Bacterial contamination, bacterial profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of isolates from stethoscopes at Jimma University Specialized Hospital. Shiferaw T, Beyene G, Kassa T, Sewunet T. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 2013 Dec;12():39