• Clinical characteristics, risk factors and outcomes in patients with severe COVID-19 registered in the ISARIC WHO clinical characterisation protocol: a prospective, multinational, multicentre, observational study 

      Reyes, Luis Felipe; Murthy, Srinivas; Garcia-Gallo, Esteban; Irvine, Mike; Merson, Laura; Martin-Loeches, Ignacio; Rello, Jordi; Taccone, Fabio S.; Fowler, Robert A.; Docherty, Annemarie B.; Kartsonaki, Christiana; Aragao, Irene; Barrett, Peter W.; Beane, Abigail; Burrell, Aidan J.C.; Cheng, Matthew Pellan; Christian, Michael D.; Cidade, Jose Pedro; Citarella, Barbara Wanjiru; Donnelly, Christl A.; Fernandes, Susana M.; French, Craig; Haniffa, Rashan; Harrison, Ewen M.; Ho, Antonia Ying Wai; Joseph, Mark; Khan, Irfan Ahmad; Kho, Michelle E.; Kildal, Anders Benjamin; Kutsogiannis, Demetrios; Lamontagne, François; Bekken, Gry Klouman; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Heggelund, Lars; Hesstvedt, Liv; Holten, Aleksander Rygh; Holter, Jan Cato; Jenum, Synne; Johal, Simreen Kaur; Lind, Andreas; Müller, Fredrik; Muller, Karl Erik; Pettersen, Frank O.; Quist-Paulsen, Else; Reikvam, Dag Henrik; Skeie, Linda Gail; Skogen, Vegard; Stiksrud, Birgitte; Tonby, Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Due to the large number of patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), many were treated outside the traditional walls of the intensive care unit (ICU), and in many cases, by personnel who were not trained ...
    • Diversity of Rotavirus Strains in Children; Results From a Community-Based Study in Nepal 

      Shrestha, Jasmin; Shrestha, Sanjaya; Strand, Tor Arne; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Dembinski, Jennifer Lynn; Vikse, Rose; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective: The objectives of this study were to describe the incidence and genetic diversity of Rotavirus (RV) infection among children up to 3 years of age in a community in Nepal. Methods: We investigated community-acquired ...
    • Elevated markers of gut leakage and inflammasome activation in COVID-19 patients with cardiac involvement 

      Hoel, Hedda Benedicte; Heggelund, Lars; Reikvam, Dag Henrik; Stiksrud, Birgitte; Ueland, Thor; Michelsen, Annika; Otterdal, Kari; Muller, Karl Erik; Lind, Andreas; Müller, Fredrik; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Aukrust, Pål; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Holter, Jan Cato; Trøseid, Marius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background A high proportion of COVID‐19 patients have cardiac involvement, even those without known cardiac disease. Downregulation of angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), a receptor for SARS‐CoV‐2 and the renin‐angiotensin ...
    • Genetic diversity of astrovirus in children from a birth cohort in Nepal 

      Shrestha, Sanjaya Kumar; Shrestha, Jasmin; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Strand, Tor A; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Dembinski, Jennifer Lynn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective: This study describes the types of Human astroviruses detected in stool samples collected from a birth cohort of children in Nepal. Methods: Using a commercial kit (ProSpecT), a total of 5,224 diarrheal and ...
    • Increased interleukin-6 and macrophage chemoattractant protein-1 are associated with respiratory failure in COVID-19 

      Jørgensen, Marthe Jøntvedt; Holter, Jan Cato; Christensen, Erik; Schjalm, Camilla; Tonby, Kristian; Pischke, Soeren; Jenum, Synne; Skeie, Linda Gail; Nur, Sarah; Lind, Andreas; Opsand, Hanne; Enersen, Tone Burvald; Grøndahl, Ragnhild; Hermann, Anne; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Müller, Fredrik; Ueland, Thor; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Aukrust, Pål; Heggelund, Lars; Holten, Aleksander Rygh; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12)
      In SARS-CoV-2 infection there is an urgent need to identify patients that will progress to severe COVID-19 and may benefit from targeted treatment. In this study we analyzed plasma cytokines in COVID-19 patients and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Parvovirus B19 DNAemia in pregnant women in relation to perinatal death: A nested case‐control study within a large population‐based pregnancy cohort 

      Barlinn, Regine; Trogstad, Lill; Rollag, Halvor; Frøen, Jahn Frederik; Magnus, Per; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction: Parvovirus B19 (B19V) is the infectious cause of exanthema infectiosum. In Europe around 40% of pregnant women are susceptible to infection. Having small children at home is the main risk factor for contracting ...
    • Pulmonary changes in Norwegian fatal cases of pandemic influenza H1N1 (2009) infection: a morphologic and molecular genetic study 

      Voltersvik, Pål; Aqrawi, Lara Adnan; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Hungnes, Olav; Bostad, Leif; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Cox, Rebecca Jane (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-11)
      Background: During the pandemic outbreak of the 2009 swine influenza (A(H1N1) pdm09), 32 fatal cases occurred in Norway and 19 of these were included in this study. Objectives: We characterised pulmonary changes in these ...
    • Seroprevalence of antibodies to tick-borne encephalitis virus and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in healthy adults from western Norway 

      Hjetland, Reidar; Henningsson, Anna J.; Vainio, Kirsti; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Grude, Nils; Ulvestad, Elling (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      The aim of this study was to assess the seroprevalence of antibodies to tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a healthy adult population from Sogn and Fjordane county in western Norway. Sera ...
    • Systemic complement activation is associated with respiratory failure in COVID-19 hospitalized patients 

      Holter, Jan Cato; Pischke, Soeren; de Boer, Eline; Lind, Andreas; Jenum, Synne; Holten, Aleksander Rygh; Tonby, Kristian; Barratt-Due, Andreas; Sokolova, Marina; Schjalm, Camilla; Chaban, Viktoriia; Kolderup, Anette; Tran, Trung; Tollefsrud Gjølberg, Torleif; Skeie, Linda Gail; Hesstvedt, Liv; Ormåsen, Vidar; Fevang, Børre; Austad, Cathrine; Muller, Karl Erik; Fladeby, Cathrine; Holberg-Petersen, Mona; Halvorsen, Bente; Müller, Fredrik; Aukrust, Pål; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Ueland, Thor; Andersen, Jan Terje; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof; Heggelund, Lars; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Mollnes, Tom Eirik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Respiratory failure in the acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is hypothesized to be driven by an overreacting innate immune response, where the complement system is a key player. In this prospective ...