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Margarita Trobos

Researcher

Margarita Trobos
Researcher
margarita.trobos@biomaterials.gu.se
+46 31 786 2963
0709-12 42 16

Postal Address: Box 412, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid Wallgrens backe 20 , 41346 Göteborg


Department of Biomaterials at Institute of Clinical Sciences (More Information)
Box 412
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid Wallgrens backe 20 , 413 46 Göteborg

About Margarita Trobos

Margarita Trobos has a PhD in Medical and Infectious Microbiology from the University of Copenhagen. The PhD was performed at the National Center for Antimicrobials and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut (Denmark), and supported by a European Marie Curie Fellowship. The PhD thesis dealt with the transmission of antibiotic resistance from animals to humans, detection and typing of resistance bacteria, and gene transfer experiments in humans. Previously, she graduated with a MSc in Biology from Salamanca University (Spain) and worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) for the development of data collection tools to measure hospital quality.

Dr Trobos is currently a Researcher at the Department of Biomaterials from University of Gothenburg since 2010. She is the leader of the Infection Control projects and Coordinator of the national VINNOVA funded BIOMATCELL VINN Excellence Center of Biomaterials and Cell Therapy. Her research niche is the field of biomaterials-associated infection, and she has developed innovative models and techniques to study bacterial-host-biomaterial interactions and novel antimicrobial strategies. In collaboration with clinical partners, she evaluates new tools to improve the diagnosis and treatment of infections associated with orthopaedic implants.

Research interests:
• Biomaterials-associated infections (pathogenesis, diagnosis, therapy and strategies for infection control)
• Biofilms (mechanisms and quorum sensing)
• Antimicrobial resistance
• Study the relationship between the biomaterials properties, microorganisms and host defense cells
• In vitro and in vivo models of biomaterial-associated infection and analytical techniques for the assessment of novel antimicrobial strategies

 

Latest publications

Microbiome on the Bone-Anchored Hearing System: A Prospective Study
T. G. A. Calon, Margarita Trobos, Martin L Johansson, J. van Tongeren, M. van der Lugt-Degen et al.
Frontiers in Microbiology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Retrieval, sample processing, and analyses of bone-anchored implants
Magdalena Zaborowska, Furqan A. Shah, Margarita Trobos, Anders Palmquist
Bone Repair Biomaterials: Regeneration and Clinical Applications, Second Edition, Duxford, United Kingdom, Woodhead Publishing is an imprint of Elsevier, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

VIRULENCE FACTOR PRODUCTION AND INHIBITION IN PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA
Erik Gerner, Sofia Almqvist, Maria Werner, Margarita Trobos
American Society of Microbiology (ASM), Poster 2018
Poster

Effect of load on the bone around bone-anchored amputation prostheses.
Patrik Stenlund, Margarita Trobos, Jukka Lausmaa, Rickard Brånemark, Peter Thomsen et al.
Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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2012

A model system to evaluate host defence on biomaterial surfaces.
Sara Svensson, Mats Hulander, Jukka Lausmaa, Margarita Trobos, Peter Thomsen
Abstract, 9th World Biomaterials Congress, Chengdu, China., Conference contribution 2012
Conference contribution

Surface nanotopography affects colonization of S.epidermidis.
M Forsberg, Mats Hulander, Sara Svensson, Jukka Lausmaa, Margarita Trobos et al.
Abstract, 9th World Biomaterials Congress, Chengdu, China., Conference contribution 2012
Conference contribution

Staphylococcus epidermidis ability to colonize surfaces is affected by nanotopography.
M Forsberg, Mats Hulander, Sara Svensson, Jukka Lausmaa, Margarita Trobos et al.
Abstract, Materials for Tomorrow, Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden. , Conference contribution 2012
Conference contribution

2011

Nanostructured noble metals on implants in vitro and in vivo
Sara Svensson, Felicia Suska, Margarita Trobos, Anna Johansson, Lena Emanuelsson et al.
Abstract, 4th Annual Meeting, Scandinavian Society for Biomaterials, Fiskebäckskil, Sweden, Conference paper 2011
Conference paper

2009

Characterization of sulphonamide-resistant Escherichia coli using comparison of sul2 gene sequences and multilocus sequence typing
Margarita Trobos, H. Christensen, M. Sunde, S. Nordentoft, Y. Agerso et al.
Microbiology-Sgm, Journal article 2009
Journal article

Natural transfer of sulphonamide and ampicillin resistance between Escherichia coli residing in the human intestine
Margarita Trobos, C. H. Lester, J. E. Olsen, N. Frimodt-Moller, A. M. Hammerum
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Journal article 2009
Journal article

2008

Prevalence of sulphonamide resistance and class 1 integron genes in Escherichia coli isolates obtained from broilers, broiler meat, healthy humans and urinary infections in Denmark
Margarita Trobos, L. Jakobsen, K. E. P. Olsen, N. Frimodt-Moller, A. M. Hammerum et al.
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, Journal article 2008
Journal article

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