Presentations & Publications








  • Nagy E. Justesen US, Eitel Z, Urbán E. on behalf of ESGAI
    Development of EUCAST disk diffusion method for susceptibility testing of the Bacteroides fragilis group isolates
    Anaerobe (2014)
  • Johansson A, Nagy E, Sóki J, on behalf of ESGAI
    Detection of carbapenemase activities of Bacteroides fragilis strains with matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)
    Anaerobe 26:4952 (2014)
  • Székely E, Eitel Z, Molár S, Szász IÉ, Bilca D, Sóki J (ESGAI acknowledged)
    Analysis of Romanian Bacteroides isolates for antibiotic resistance levels and the corresponding antibiotic resistance genes
    Anaerobe (2014)
  • Syndeham TV, Sóki J, Hasman H, Wang M, Justesen US, on behalf of ESGAI
    Identification of antimicrobial resistance genes in multidrug-resistant clinical Bacteroides fragilis isolates by whole genome shotgun sequencing
    Anaerobe (2014)


  • Sóki J., Eitel Zs. Urbán E., Nagy E, on behalf of ESGAI
    Molecular analysis of the carbapenem and metronidazole resistace mechanisms of Bacteroides strains reported in a Europe-wide antibiotic resistance survey
    International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 41: 122-125  (2013)
  • Sóki J Eitel Z, Terhes G, Nagy E, Urban E, on behalf of ESGAI
    Occurrence and analysis of rare cfiA-bft doubly positive Bacteroides fragilis strains
    Anaerobe 23: 70–73 (2013)
  • Eitel Zs., Sóki J., Urbán E., Nagy E., on behalf of ESGAI
    The prevalence of antibiotic resistance genes in Bacteroides fragilis group strains isolated in different European countries
    Anaerobe: 21: 43-49 (2013)


  • Hartmayer GM, Sóki J, Nagy E, Justesen US (ESGAI acknowledged)
    Multidrug-resistant Bacteroides fragilis group on the rise in Europe?
    Journal of Medical Microbiology 61:1784-1788 (2012)
  • ESCMID PGTW Anaerobes in Health and Disease
    Jointly organised with the Clostridium difficile group (ESGCD)
    Szeged, Hungary, June 2012
    Course material in the ESCMID OLL


Differentiation of division I (cfiA-negative) and division II (cfiA-positive) Bacteroides fragilis strains by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry.

Nagy E., Backer S., Sóki J., Urbán E., Kostrzewa M.; ESCMID Study Group for Antimicrobial Resistance in Anaerobic Bacteria. 2011. Journal of Medical Microbiology  38: 522-525.

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Antimicrobial susceptibility of Bacteroides fragilis group isolates in Europe: 20 years of experience

Nagy E, Urbán E, Nord CE et al

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Mar;17(3):371-9


Poster about the activities of ESGAI

21st ECCMID and 27th ICC Milan, Italy


Species identification of clinical isolates of Bacteroides by matrix-assisted laser-desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry.

Nagy E., Maier T., Urban E., Terhes G., Kostrzewa M. on behalf of ESGARAB

Clinical Microbiology and Infection 15: 796-802 (2009)


European surveillance study on antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-positive anaerobic cocci

Brazier J, Chmelar D, Dubreuil L, Feierl G, Hedberg M, Kalenic S, Könönen E, Lundgren B, Malamou-Ladas H, Nagy E, Sullivan A, Nord CE; ESCMID Study Group on Antimicrobial Resistance in Anaerobic Bacteria. 2008. Int J Antimicrob Agents. Apr;31(4):316-20.

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Scientific joint symposia in 2008

  • 13th International Congress on Infectious Diseases, June 16-22, 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Symposium: Update on clinically significant anaerobes
    Chairperson: Carl Erik Nord
  • 9th Biennial Congress of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, June 24-27, 2008, Long Beach, California, USA
    Symposium: Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of anaerobic bacteria in Europe
    Chairperson: Carl Erik Nord


Antibiotic resistance in Propionibacterium acnes. Microbiological and clinical aspects.

Nord CE, Oprica, C. Antibiotic resistance in Propionibacterium acnes. Anaerobe.
2006; 12: 207-210

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Examination of cfiA-mediated carbapenem resistance in Bacteroides fragilis strains from a European antibiotic susceptibility survey.

Soki J, Edwards R, Hedberg M, Fang H, Nagy E, Nord CE, on behalf of the ESCMID Study Group on Antimicrobial Resistance in Anaerobic Bacteria. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 2006; 28: 497-502

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European surveillance study on the antibiotic susceptibility of Propionibacterium acnes.

Oprica C, Nord CE. on behalf of the ESCMID Study Group on Antimicrobial Resistance in Anaerobic Bacteria. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2005; 11: 204-213

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Antimicrobial susceptibility of Bacteroides fragilis group isolates in Europe.

Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2003;9:475-488

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