• Persistent pulmonary pathology after COVID‑19 is associated with high viral load, weak antibody response, and high levels of matrix metalloproteinase‑9 

      Lerum, Tøri Vigeland; Maltzahn, Niklas; Aukrust, Pål; Trøseid, Marius; Nezvalova-Henriksen, Katerina; Kåsine, Trine; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Stiksrud, Birgitte; Haugli, Mette; Blomberg, Bjørn; Kittang, Bård Reiakvam; Johannessen, Asgeir; Hannula, Raisa; Aballi, Saad; Kildal, Anders Benjamin; Eiken, Ragnhild; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof; Müller, Fredrik; Rivero, Jezabel Rodriguez; Meltzer, Carin; Einvik, Gunnar; Ueland, Thor; Olsen, Inge Christoffer; Barratt-Due, Andreas; Aaløkken, Trond Mogens; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The association between pulmonary sequelae and markers of disease severity, as well as pro-fibrotic mediators, were studied in 108 patients 3 months after hospital admission for COVID-19. The COPD assessment test (CAT-score), ...
    • Persistent T-cell exhaustion in relation to prolonged pulmonary pathology and death after severe COVID-19: Results from two Norwegian cohort studies 

      Trøseid, Marius; Dahl, Tuva Børresdatter; Holter, Jan Cato; Kildal, Anders Benjamin; Murphy, Sarah Louise Mikalsen; Yang, Kuan; Quiles Jimenez, Ana Maria Teresa; Heggelund, Lars; Muller, Karl Erik; Tveita, Anders Aune; Michelsen, Annika Elisabet; Bøe, Simen; Holten, Aleksander Rygh; Hoel, Hedda Benedicte; Mathiessen, Alexander; Aaløkken, Trond Mogens; Fevang, Børre; Granerud, Beathe Kiland; Tonby, Kristian; Nezvalova-Henriksen, Katerina; Lerum, Tøri Vigeland; Müller, Fredrik; Skjønsberg, Ole Henning; Barratt-Due, Andreas; Riise, Anne Margarita Dyrhol; Aukrust, Pål; Halvorsen, Bente Evy; Ueland, Thor (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: T-cell activation is associated with an adverse outcome in COVID-19, but whether T-cell activation and exhaustion relate to persistent respiratory dysfunction and death is unknown. Objectives: To investigate ...