Infectious diseases remain a remarkable health threat for humans and animals. In the past, the epidemiology, etiology and pathology of infectious agents affecting humans and animals have mostly been investigated in separate studies. However, it is evident, that combined approaches are needed to understand geographical distribution, transmission and… (More)
BACKGROUND Patients with contact to healthcare-system in high-prevalence countries (HPC) and refugee patients in hospital settings (REF) have previously been identified to be at risk of carrying multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO). Comparative studies addressing the epidemiology of MDRO in patients transferred from hospitals abroad (ABROAD) and REF are… (More)
Erratum Unfortunately, the original version of this article  contained an error. The name of the author Fiona O'Rourke was incorrectly spelt as Fiona O´Rourke. The correct spelling is included here, and has been updated in the original article.