Postal address

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children´s and Women´s Health Norwegian University of Science and Technology Postboks 8905 7491 Trondheim Norway

Background and activities

The focus of my research is to understand why some bacteria cause severe infection while other only cause mild or no disease, mainly in diarrhoea-associated E. coli.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Afset, Jan Egil; Bergh, Kåre; Bevanger, Lars Solbu. (2007) Role of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli in childhood diarrhoea in Norway. 2007. ISBN 978-82-471-5806-7.


  • Radtke, Andreas; Bruheim, Torkjel; Afset, Jan Egil; Bergh, Kåre. (2013) Multiple-locus variant-repeat assay (MLVA) is a useful tool for molecular epidemiologic analysis of Streptococcus agalactiae strains causing bovine mastitis. MASTITIS - NEW KNOWLEDGE ON DIAGNOSTICS AND CONTROL ON MODERN DAIRY FARMS . Nordisk komite for veterinærvitenskapelig samarbeid - NKVet; Reykjavik. 2013-05-13 - 2013-05-14.
  • Afset, Jan Egil; Larssen, Kjersti Wik; Solberg, Mette; Bergh, Kåre. (2012) Comparison of four serological methods for the diagnosis of tularaemia. 7th international conference on tularaemia . Tularemia International Society; Breckenridge. 2012-09-17 - 2012-09-20.