• Burden of bloodstream infection in an area of Mid-Norway 2002-2013: A prospective population-based observational study 

      Mehl, Arne; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Lydersen, Stian; Paulsen, Julie; Solligård, Erik; Damås, Jan Kristian; Harthug, Stig; Edna, Tom-Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-03-11)
      Background: Studies from several countries indicate that the incidence and mortality of bloodstream infection (BSI) have been increasing over time. Methods: We studied the burden of disease and death related to BSI in a ...
    • IP-10 differentiates between active and latent tuberculosis irrespective of HIV status and declines during therapy 

      Wergeland, Ida; Pullar, Nadine Durema; Assmus, Jörg; Ueland, Thor; Tonby, Kristian; Feruglio, Siri; Kvale, Dag; Damås, Jan Kristian; Aukrust, Pål; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04)
      Objectives: Biomarkers for diagnosis and therapy efficacy in tuberculosis (TB) are requested. We have studied biomarkers that may differentiate between active and latent TB infection (LTBI), the influence of HIV infection ...
    • Mapping the human genetic architecture of COVID-19 

      Niemi, Mari E.K.; Karjalainen, Juha; Liao, Rachel G.; Neale, Benjamin M.; Daly, Mark; Ganna, Andrea; Pathak, Gita A.; Andrews, Shea J.; Kanai, Masahiro; Veerapen, Kumar; Fernandez-Cadenas, Israel; Schulte, Eva C.; Striano, Pasquale; Afset, Jan Egil; Solligård, Erik; Damås, Jan Kristian; Risnes, Kari; Bettini, Laura Rachele; Gustad, Lise Tuset; Holter, Jan Cato; Hov, Johannes Espolin Roksund; Karlsen, Tom Hemming; Folseraas, Trine; Holten, Aleksander Rygh; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Tonby, Kristian; Lind, Andreas; Müller, Fredrik; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Grimsrud, Marit Mæhle; Vadla, May Sissel; Myhre, Ronny; Kildal, Anders Benjamin; Hoff, Dag Arne Lihaug; Muller, Karl Erik; Heggelund, Lars; Bergan, Jonas; Skogen, Vegard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The genetic make-up of an individual contributes to the susceptibility and response to viral infection. Although environmental, clinical and social factors have a role in the chance of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 and the severity ...
    • Prior statin use and 90-day mortality in Gram-negative and Gram-positive bloodstream infection: a prospective observational study 

      Mehl, Arne; Harthug, Stig; Lydersen, Stian; Paulsen, Julie; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Solligård, Erik; Damås, Jan Kristian; Edna, Tom-Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-03)
      n several studies on patients with bloodstream infection (BSI), prior use of statins has been associated with improved survival. Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria alert the innate immune system in different ways. ...
    • Soluble Markers of the Toll-Like Receptor 4 Pathway Differentiate between Active and Latent Tuberculosis and Are Associated with Treatment Responses 

      Feruglio, Siri; Trøseid, Marius; Damås, Jan Kristian; Kvale, Dag; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013-07-16)
      Background. Biomarkers to differentiate between active tuberculosis (TB) and latent TB infection (LTBI) and to monitor treatment responses are requested to complement TB diagnostics and control, particularly in patients ...
    • Transcapillary fluid flux and inflammatory response during neonatal therapeutic hypothermia: an open, longitudinal, observational study 

      Guthe, Hans Jørgen Timm; Nedrebø, Torbjørn; Damås, Jan Kristian; Wiig, Helge; Berg, Ansgar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-02-23)
      Background: Therapeutic hypothermia is neuroprotective in asphyxiated neonates by counteracting mechanisms contributing to brain injury. Although an initial increased permeability is part of an inflammatory reaction and ...
    • Trends in antimicrobial resistance and empiric antibiotic therapy of bloodstream infections at a general hospital in Mid-Norway: A prospective observational study 

      Mehl, Arne; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Kümmel, Angela; Lydersen, Stian; Paulsen, Julie; Haugan, Ingvild; Solligård, Erik; Damås, Jan Kristian; Harthug, Stig; Edna, Tom-Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-02-02)
      Background: The occurrence of bloodstream infection (BSI) and antimicrobial resistance have been increasing in many countries. We studied trends in antimicrobial resistance and empiric antibiotic therapy at a medium-sized ...