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.