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Astrid Louise Wester

Senior consultant

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Public health microbiology, antimicrobial resistance in a One Health and global perspective


MD, specialist in clinical microbiologi, PhD in serious infections in the elderly. Technical responsibility for the Norwegian reference laboratory for enteropathogenic bacteria, H.influenza, Gr. A streptococci and for certain serology analyses (HiB, pneumococci). Epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance. Contributed to pushing for the development of a Norwegian microbiology database and infection registry. 2 years in WHO in Geneva linking work on antimicrobial resistance with that of environmental health, including access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services.

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