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  • Chemokines are secreted by monocytes following OK-432 (lyophilized Streptococcus pyogenes) stimulation 

    Olsnes, Carla; Stavang, Helen Åse Margrethe; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen (BioMed Central, 2009-01-28)
    Background: OK-432, penicillin-killed Streptococcus pyogenes, is used in treating lymphangiomas and carcinomas. We have studied in vitro the role of mononuclear phagocytes (MNPs), including purified monocytes (MOs), in the ...
  • Longevity of B-cell and T-cell responses after live attenuated influenza vaccination in children 

    Mohn, Kristin Greve Isdahl; Bredholt, Geir; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Pathirana, Rishi; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Tøndel, Camilla; Cox, Rebecca Jane (Oxford University Press, 2015-05-15)
    Background. The live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is the preferred vaccine for children, but the mechanisms behind protective immune responses are unclear, and the duration of immunity remains to be elucidated. ...
  • Parenteral Vaccination against Influenza Does Not Induce a Local Antigen-Specific Immune Response in the Nasal Mucosa 

    Brokstad, Karl Albert; Eriksson, Jens-Christian Haug; Cox, Rebecca Jane; Tynning, Turid Liv; Olofsson, Jan; Jonsson, Roland; Davidsson, Åke (University of Chicago Press, 2002-03-19)
    The immune response in the nasal mucosa to influenza vaccination in 23 patients scheduled for tonsillectomy was studied. A statistically significant increase in influenza virus–specific serum and oral fluid antibodies ...
  • Salivary glands of primary Sjögren’s syndrome patients express factors vital for plasma cell survival 

    Szyszko, Ewa A.; Brokstad, Karl Albert; Øijordsbakken, Gunnvor; Jonsson, Malin Viktoria; Jonsson, Roland; Skarstein, Kathrine (BioMed Central, 2011-01-07)
    Introduction: The presence of circulating Ro/SSA and La/SSB autoantibodies has become an important marker in the classification criteria for primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS). Plasma cells producing these autoantibodies ...
  • Veiledersamtale 

    Brokstad, Karl Albert (Program for læringsforskning, Universitetet i Bergen, 2006)
    I denne artikkelen vil jeg sammenfatte tanker og erfaringer som jeg har hatt i forbindelse med en organisert samtale med de studenter som jeg veileder eller har veiledet, enten til hovedfag/mastergrad, til doktorgrad ...