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    • VACCELERATE Site Network: Real-time definition of clinical study capacity in Europe 

      Salmanton-García, Jon; Wipfler, Pauline; Valle-Simón, Paula; Merakou, Christina; Kopsidas, Ioannis; Bethe, Ullrich; Steinbach, Angela; Spivak, Orly; Součková, Lenka; Mendonça, Maria Amélia; Koniordou, Markela; Hellemans, Margot; Frías-Iniesta, Jesus; Davis, Ruth Joanna; Barta, Imre; Azzini, Anna Maria; Askling, Helena H.; Argyropoulos, Christos D.; Álvarez-Barco, Elena; Akova, Murat; Bonten, Marc M.J.; Cohen-Kandli, Miriam; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Flisiak, Robert; Husa, Petr; Jancoriene, Ligita; Koscalova, Alena; Launay, Odile; Lundgren, Jens; Mallon, Patrick; Marques, Laura; Nauclér, Pontus; Ochando, Jordi; Pana, Zoi-Dorothea; Tacconelli, Evelina; Tóth, Krisztina; Trelle, Sven; van Damme, Pierre; Zaoutis, Theoklis E.; Zeitlinger, Markus; Albus, Kerstin; Stewart, Fiona A.; Hofstraat, Sanne H.I.; Bruijning-Verhagen, Patricia; Cornely, Oliver A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Background: The inconsistent European vaccine trial landscape rendered the continent of limited interest for vaccine developers. The VACCELERATE consortium created a network of capable clinical trial sites throughout Europe. ...
    • VACCELERATE Volunteer Registry: A European study participant database to facilitate clinical trial enrolment 

      Salmanton-García, Jon; Stewart, Fiona A.; Heringer, Sarah; Koniordou, Markela; Álvarez-Barco, Elena; Argyropoulos, Christos D.; Themistocleous, Sophia C.; Valle-Simón, Paula; Spivak, Orly; Součková, Lenka; Merakou, Christina; Amélia Mendonça, Maria; Joanna Davis, Ruth; Maria Azzini, Anna; Askling, Helena H.; Vene, Sirkka; Van Damme, Pierre; Steinbach, Angela; Shiamakkides, George; Seidel, Danila; Olesen, Ole F.; Noula, Evgenia; Macken, Alan; Luís, Catarina; Leckler, Janina; Launay, Odile; Isitt, Catherine; Hellemans, Margot; Frías-Iniesta, Jesús; Di Marzo, Romina; Carcas, Antonio J.; Boustras, George; Borobia, Alberto M.; Barta, Imre; Albus, Kerstin; Akova, Murat; Ochando, Jordi; Cohen-Kandli, Miriam; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Husa, Petr; Jancoriene, Ligita; Mallon, Patrick; Marques, Laura; Mellinghoff, Sibylle C.; Nauclér, Pontus; Tacconelli, Evelina; Tóth, Krisztina; Zaoutis, Theoklis E.; Zeitlinger, Markus; Cornely, Oliver A.; Pana, Zoi-Dorothea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Introduction: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has evidenced the key role of vaccine design, obtention, production and administration to successfully fight against infectious diseases and to provide efficient ...
    • Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study 

      Fadnes, Lars Thore; Jackson, Debra; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Zembe, Wanga; Sanders, David; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-05-27)
      Background: Timely vaccination is important to induce adequate protective immunity. We measured vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage in three geographical areas in South Africa. Methods: This study used vaccination ...
    • Vaccination prevents severe COVID-19 outcome in patients with neutralizing type 1 interferon autoantibodies 

      Wolff, Anette Susanne Bøe; Hansen, Lena; Grytaas, Marianne Aardal; Oftedal, Bergithe Eikeland; Breivik, Lars Ertesvåg; Zhou, Fan; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Sjøgren, Thea; Olofsson, Jan Stefan; Trieu, Mai Chi; Meager, Anthony; Jørgensen, Anders Palmstrøm; Lima, Kari; Mohn, Kristin Greve-Isdahl; Langeland, Nina; Cox Brokstad, Rebecca Jane; Husebye, Eystein Sverre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      A hallmark of patients with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 (APS-1) is serological neutralizing autoantibodies against type 1 interferons (IFN-I). The presence of these antibodies has been associated with severe ...
    • Vaccination rates in Europe are not associated with online media intensity 

      Luís, Catarina; Di Marzo, Verónica Romina; Kaur, Mandeep; Argyropoulos, Christos D.; Devane, Declan; Stewart, Fiona A.; Antoniou, George; Hendrickx, Greet; Askling, Helena Hervius; Hellemans, Margot; Cohen, Miriam; Spivak, Orly; Damme, Pierre Van; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Vene, Sirkka; Sibia, Sofie; Pana, Zoi Dorothea; Olesen, Ole F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      To map the public information about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine trials in Europe, we have compiled an inventory of online communication materials from official sources (e.g., governments, public agencies, and NGOs) via ...
    • Vaccination with adjuvanted recombinant neuraminidase induces broad heterologous, but not heterosubtypic, cross-protection against influenza virus infection in mice 

      Wohlbold, Teddy John; Nachbagauer, Raffael; Xu, Haoming; Tan, Gene S.; Hirsh, Ariana; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Palese, Peter; Krammer, Florian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-03-10)
      In an attempt to assess the cross-protective potential of the influenza virus neuraminidase (NA) as a vaccine antigen, different subtypes of recombinant NA were expressed in a baculovirus system and used to vaccinate mice ...
    • Vaccine Candidate Double Mutant Variants of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Heat-Stable Toxin 

      Zegeye, Ephrem Debebe; Diaz, Yuleima; Puntervoll, Pål (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Heat-stable enterotoxin (ST) producing enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) strains are among the top four enteropathogens associated with moderate-to-severe diarrhea in children under five years in low-to-middle income ...
    • Vacuolar ATPase Is a Possible Therapeutic Target in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Focus on Patient Heterogeneity and Treatment Toxicity 

      Bartaula-Brevik, Sushma; Leitch, Calum; Valladares, Maria del Carmen Hernandez; Aasebø, Elise; Berven, Frode Steingrimsen; Selheim, Frode; Brenner, Annette; Rye, Kristin Paulsen; Hagen, Marie; Reikvam, Håkon; Mc Cormack, Emmet; Bruserud, Øystein; Tvedt, Tor Henrik Anderson (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Vacuolar ATPase (V-ATPase) is regarded as a possible target in cancer treatment. It is expressed in primary acute myeloid leukemia cells (AML), but the expression varies between patients and is highest for patients with a ...
    • Vagally mediated heart rate variability, stress, and perceived social support: a focus on sex differences 

      Kvadsheim, Elisabet; Sørensen, Lin; Fasmer, Ole Bernt; Osnes, Berge; Haavik, Jan; Williams, DeWayne P.; Thayer, Julian Francis; Koenig, Julian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Higher vagally mediated heart rate variability (vmHRV), reflecting vagal activity as indexed by heart function and lower stress vulnerability, is associated with higher perceived social support. Seeking social support is ...
    • Vaginal colonisation of women in labour with potentially pathogenic bacteria: A cross sectional study at three primary health care facilities in Central Uganda 

      Tumuhamye, Josephine; Steinsland, Hans; Tumwine, James K.; Namugga, Olive; Mukunya, David; Bwanga, Freddie; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Nankabirwa, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-31)
      Background: Potentially pathogenic bacteria that colonise the lower genital tract of women in labour can be passed to the baby during birth. While many babies become colonised with these bacteria after delivery, a few ...
    • Vaginal Colonization and Neonatal Infections in Central Uganda : Etiology, Antimicrobial Resistance and Associated Factors 

      Tumuhamye, Josephine (Doctoral thesis, 2023-10-26)
      Bakgrunn: Bakterier som koloniserer fødselskanalen til fødende kvinner kan overføres til deres nyfødte, og noen av dem kan dermed utvikle tidlige infeksjoner. Infeksjon i navlestrengstumpen (omfalitt) er en viktig risikofaktor ...
    • Vaginal colonization with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among women in labor in central Uganda: prevalence and associated factors 

      Tumuhamye, Josephine; Steinsland, Hans; Bwanga, Freddie; Tumwine, James K.; Ndeezi, Grace; Mukunya, David; Namugga, Olive; Napyo, Agnes Kasede; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Nankabirwa, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background According to WHO ( CISMAC. Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child health), the antimicrobial resistant bacteria considered to be clinically most important for human health and earmarked for ...
    • Valg av suturmateriale ved oralkirurgiske inngrep 

      Gåskjønli, Randi Pauline; Kloster, Elisa Beate (Master thesis, 2012-01-30)
      Suturer spiller en viktig rolle ved sårtilheling. De lukker og stabiliserer sårflater som er separert kirurgisk eller aksidentelt ved traumer, fremmer primær tilheling, og er med på å kontrollere blødning. Ved søk ble det ...
    • Validation of a full-shift benzene exposure empirical model developed for work on offshore petroleum installations on the Norwegian continental shelf 

      Ridderseth, Hilde; Daltveit, Dagrun Slettebø; Hollund, Bjørg Eli; Kirkeleit, Jorunn; Kromhout, Hans; Krüger, Kirstin; Aasbø, Kari; Bråtveit, Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Workers on offshore petroleum installations might be exposed to benzene, a carcinogenic agent. Recently, a full-shift benzene exposure model was developed based on personal measurements. This study aimed to validate this ...
    • Validation of a Harmonized Enzyme-Linked-Lectin-Assay (ELLA-NI) Based Neuraminidase Inhibition Assay Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Quantification of N1 Influenza Antibodies and the Use of a Calibrator to Improve the Reproducibility of the ELLA-NI With Reverse Genetics Viral and Recombinant Neuraminidase Antigens: A FLUCOP Collaborative Study 

      Bernard, Marie-Clotilde; Waldock, Joanna; Commandeur, Sylvie; Strauß, Lea; Trombetta, Claudia Maria; Marchi, Serena; Zhou, Fan; van de Witte, Serge; van Amsterdam, Peter; Ho, Sammy; Hoschler, Katja; Lugovtsev, Vladimir; Weir, Jerry P.; Montomoli, Emanuele; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Engelhardt, Othmar G.; Friel, Damien; Wagner, Ralf; Ollinger, Thierry; Germain, Sophie; Sediri-Schön, Hanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Current vaccination strategies against influenza focus on generating an antibody response against the viral haemagglutination surface protein, however there is increasing interest in neuraminidase (NA) as a target for ...
    • Validation of a modified South African triage scale in a high-resource setting: a retrospective cohort study 

      Markussen, Dagfinn Lunde; Brevik, Heidi Synnøve; Bjørneklett, Rune Oskar; Engan, Mette (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023-03-20)
      Background: Triage systems are widely used in emergency departments, but are not always validated. The South African Triage Scale (SATS) has mainly been studied in resource-limited settings. The aim of this study was to ...
    • Validation of a Norwegian version of SURgical PAtient Safety System (SURPASS) in combination with the World Health Organizations' Surgical Safety Checklist (WHO SSC) 

      Storesund, Anette; Haugen, Arvid Steinar; Wæhle, Hilde Valen; Mahesparan, Ruby; Boermeester, Marja A.; Nortvedt, Monica Wammen; Softeland, Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-07)
      Introduction: Surgical safety checklists may contribute to reduction of complications and mortality. The WHO’s Surgical Safety Checklist (WHO SSC) could prevent incidents in operating theatres, but errors also occur before ...
    • Validation of a three-item Fatigue Severity Scale for patients with substance use disorder: a cohort study from Norway for the period 2016–2020 

      Vold, Jørn Henrik; Gjestad, Rolf; Aas, Christer F.; Meland, Eivind; Johansson, Kjell Arne; Fadnes, Lars Thore (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-03-02)
      Background: Little attention has been paid to customising fatigue questionnaires for patients with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). The present study aims to validate and shorten the nine-item Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS-9) ...
    • Validation of Chichewa short musculoskeletal function assessment (SMFA) questionnaire: A cross-sectional study 

      Chokotho, Linda; Lau, Brian C.; Conway, Devin; Wu, Hao-Hua; Shearer, David; Hallan, Geir; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Mkandawire, Nyengo; Young, Sven (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-03)
      Background: The Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment (SMFA) tool measures function and quality of life in patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Objective: This study aimed to translate and adapt culturally the ...
    • Validation of forearm fracture diagnoses in administrative patient registers 

      Omsland, Tone Kristin; Solberg, Lene Bergendal; Bjørnerem, Åshild Marit; Borgen, Tove Tveitan; Andreasen, Camilla; Wisløff, Torbjørn; Hagen, Gunhild; Basso, Trude; Gjertsen, Jan-Erik; Apalset, Ellen Margrete; Figved, Wender; Stutzer, Jens-Meinhard; Nissen, Frida Igland; Hansen, Ann Kristin; Joakimsen, Ragnar Martin; Figari, Elisa; Peel, Geoffrey; Rashid, Ali A.; Khoshkhabari, Jashar; Eriksen, Erik Fink; Nordsletten, Lars; Frihagen, Frede; Dahl, Cecilie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023)
      Summary: The validity of forearm fracture diagnoses recorded in five Norwegian hospitals was investigated using image reports and medical records as gold standard. A relatively high completeness and correctness of the ...