Norsk forening for medisinsk mikrobiologi


Publikasjoner i 2008

    1   Afset JE, Anderssen E, Bruant G, Harel J, Wieler L, Bergh K. Phylogenetic backgrounds and virulence profiles of atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli strains from a case-control study using multilocus sequence typing and DNA microarray analysis. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46: 2280-90.

    2   Ahmad R, Hjerde E, Hansen GA, Haugen P, Willassen NP. Prediction and experimental testing of ferric uptake regulator regulons in vibrios. J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 2009; 16: 159-68.

    3   Andersen BM, Hirschfeld PJ. Breakdown of universal transport in correlated d-wave superconductors. Phys Rev Lett 2008; 100: 257003.

    4   Andersen BM, Rasch M, Kvist J, Tollefsen T, Lukkassen R, Sandvik L, Welo A. Floor cleaning: effect on bacteria and organic materials in hospital rooms. J Hosp Infect 2009; 71: 57-65.

    5   Asjo B, Langeland N. [Drug resistance in HIV infection]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2593-6.

    6   Baba K, Pathak S, Sviland L, Langeland N, Hoosen AA, Asjo B, Dyrhol-Riise AM, Mustafa T. Real-time quantitative PCR in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded pleural tissue in patients from a high HIV endemic area. Diagn Mol Pathol 2008; 17: 112-7.

    7   Bergseng H, Rygg M, Bevanger L, Bergh K. Invasive group B streptococcus (GBS) disease in Norway 1996-2006. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2008; 27: 1193-9.

    8   Berild D, Abrahamsen TG, Andresen S, Bjorlow E, Haug O, Kossenko IM, Kubar OI, Lelek M, Mintchenko SI, Pyasetskaya MF, Ringertz SH, Sysenko GA. A controlled intervention study to improve antibiotic use in a Russian paediatric hospital. Int J Antimicrob Agents 2008; 31: 478-83.

    9   Bernhoff E, Gutteberg TJ, Sandvik K, Hirsch HH, Rinaldo CH. Cidofovir inhibits polyomavirus BK replication in human renal tubular cells downstream of viral early gene expression. Am J Transplant 2008; 8: 1413-22.

   10   Blatny JM, Reif BA, Skogan G, Andreassen O, Hoiby EA, Ask E, Waagen V, Aanonsen D, Aaberge IS, Caugant DA. Tracking airborne Legionella and Legionella pneumophila at a biological treatment plant. Environ Sci Technol 2008; 42: 7360-7.

   11   Borgen K, Aaberge I, Werner-Johansen O, Gjosund K, Storsrud B, Haugsten S, Nygard K, Krogh T, Hoiby EA, Caugant DA, Kanestrom A, Simonsen O, Blystad H. A cluster of Legionnaires disease linked to an industrial plant in southeast Norway, June-July 2008. Euro Surveill 2008; 13.

   12   Brauteset LV, Hoiby EA, Syversen G, Suren P, Wathne KO. [Invasive pneumoccal disease in children in Oslo 1998-2004]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 1380-3.

   13   Castellheim A, Thorgersen EB, Hellerud BC, Pharo A, Johansen HT, Brosstad F, Gaustad P, Brun H, Fosse E, Tonnessen TI, Nielsen EW, Mollnes TE. New biomarkers in an acute model of live Escherichia coli-induced sepsis in pigs. Scand J Immunol 2008; 68: 75-84.

   14   Christensen A, Nordbo SA, Krokstad S, Rognlien AG, Dollner H. Human bocavirus commonly involved in multiple viral airway infections. J Clin Virol 2008; 41: 34-7.

   15   Ciofu O, Lee B, Johannesson M, Hermansen NO, Meyer P, Hoiby N. Investigation of the algT operon sequence in mucoid and non-mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from 115 Scandinavian patients with cystic fibrosis and in 88 in vitro non-mucoid revertants. Microbiology 2008; 154: 103-13.

   16   de Valk HA, Klaassen CH, Yntema JB, Hebestreit A, Seidler M, Haase G, Muller FM, Meis JF. Molecular typing and colonization patterns of Aspergillus fumigatus in patients with cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros 2009; 8: 110-4.

   17   Dos VT, Mestre O, Rauzier J, Golec M, Rastogi N, Rasolofo V, Tonjum T, Sola C, Matic I, Gicquel B. Evolution and diversity of clonal bacteria: the paradigm of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. PLoS ONE 2008; 3: e1538.

   18   Dudman SG, Stene-Johansen K, Vik IS. [Viral drug resistance]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2597-600.

   19   Eskild A, Jeansson S, Jenum PA, Staff AC, Thadhani R, Karumanchi A, Vatten LJ. Levels of angiogenic factors in pregnancy and post-partum bleeding. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2008; 87: 1081-3.

   20   Eskild A, Nilsen TI, Jeansson S, Jenum PA, Vatten LJ. Serum levels of immunoglobulin E and the subsequent risk of pre-eclampsia: a population-based study. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2008; 87: 373-6.

   21   Giske CG, Sundsfjord AS, Kahlmeter G, Woodford N, Nordmann P, Paterson DL, Canton R, Walsh TR. Redefining extended-spectrum beta-lactamases: balancing science and clinical need. J Antimicrob Chemother 2009; 63: 1-4.

   22   Gjelsvik R, Kaarboe O, Haukland HH, Monsen AL, Sandberg S. [How can the use of laboratories be directed?]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 840.

   23   Gjelsvik R, Kaarboe O, Haukland HH, Monsen AL, Sandberg S. [More adequate use of laboratory services--economical aspects]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 814-7.

   24   Glosli H, Stray-Pedersen A, Brun AC, Holtmon LW, Tonjum T, Chapgier A, Casanova JL, Abrahamsen TG. Infections due to various atypical mycobacteria in a Norwegian multiplex family with dominant interferon-gamma receptor deficiency. Clin Infect Dis 2008; 46: e23-e27.

   25   Grewal HM, Gupta S, Singh S. Opportunistic pathogens in AIDS: trends, diagnosis and priorities. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2008; 6: 163-6.

   26   Grude N, Strand L, Mykland H, Nowrouzian FL, Nyhus J, Jenkins A, Kristiansen BE. Fluoroquinolone-resistant uropathogenic Escherichia coli in Norway: evidence of clonal spread. Clin Microbiol Infect 2008; 14: 498-500.

   27   Guerin PJ, Naess LM, Fogg C, Rosenqvist E, Pinoges L, Bajunirwe F, Nabasumba C, Borrow R, Froholm LO, Ghabri S, Batwala V, Twesigye R, Aaberge IS, Rottingen JA, Piola P, Caugant DA. Immunogenicity of Fractional Doses of Tetravalent A/C/Y/W135 Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine: Results from a Randomized Non-Inferiority Controlled Trial in Uganda. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2008; 2: e342.

   28   Gutteberg TJ, Rinaldo CH, Hirsch HH. Lactoferrin confidential: ancient actor starring in new role? Transpl Infect Dis 2008; 10: 77-9.

   29   Haldorsen B, Aasnaes B, Dahl KH, Hanssen AM, Simonsen GS, Walsh TR, Sundsfjord A, Lundblad EW. The AmpC phenotype in Norwegian clinical isolates of Escherichia coli is associated with an acquired ISEcp1-like ampC element or hyperproduction of the endogenous AmpC. J Antimicrob Chemother 2008; 62: 694-702.

   30   Hembre BS, Briles DE, Grewal HM, Strand TA. Effect of high dose oral zinc in mice with severe infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae. Scand J Infect Dis 2008; 40: 363-7.

   31   Hjelmevoll SO, Olsen ME, Sollid JU, Haaheim H, Melby KK, Moi H, Unemo M, Skogen V. Clinical validation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of Neisseria gonorrheae porA pseudogene versus culture techniques. Sex Transm Dis 2008; 35: 517-20.

   32   Hoiby EA, Vestrheim DF, Caugant DA, Gammelsrud KW. [Bacterial resistance against antibiotics]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2452-6.

   33   Hoiby EA, Walstad RA. [We must be better in antibiotics dosing]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2750.

   34   Hoiseth G, Kristoffersen L, Larssen B, Arnestad M, Hermansen NO, Morland J. In vitro formation of ethanol in autopsy samples containing fluoride ions. Int J Legal Med 2008; 122: 63-6.

   35   Humar A, Asberg A, Kumar D, Hartmann A, Moussa G, Jardine A, Rollag H, Mouas H, Gahlemann CG, Pescovitz MD. An assessment of herpesvirus co-infections in patients with CMV disease: correlation with clinical and virologic outcomes. Am J Transplant 2009; 9: 374-81.

   36   Hungnes O, Dudman SG. [Resistance in influenza viruses]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2601-6.

   37   Hvidsten D, Halvorsen DS, Berdal BP, Gutteberg TJ. Chlamydophila pneumoniae diagnostics: importance of methodology in relation to timing of sampling. Clin Microbiol Infect 2009; 15: 42-9.

   38   Iversen BG, Hofmann B, Aavitsland P. Questions on causality and responsibility arising from an outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in Norway. Emerg Themes Epidemiol 2008;  5: 22.

   39   Iversen BG, Brantsaeter AB, Aavitsland P. Nationwide study of invasive Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in Norway: importance of underlying disease. J Infect 2008; 57: 139-46.

   40   Jakopanec I, Hassfjord JJ, Nilsen O, Larsen AL, Aavitsland P. A local outbreak of quinolone-resistant gonorrhoea in Norway, January 2008. Euro Surveill 2008; 13.

   41   Jensenius M, von der LB, Hermansen NO, Jahr G, Caugant DA, Hoiby EA, Vene S. Brucellar mastitis: presentation of a case and review of the literature. Int J Infect Dis 2008; 12: 98-100.

   42   Jenssen H, Sandvik K, Andersen JH, Hancock RE, Gutteberg TJ. Inhibition of HSV cell-to-cell spread by lactoferrin and lactoferricin. Antiviral Res 2008; 79: 192-8.

   43   Jenum PA, Walberg M, Ronning EJ, Kristoffersen M. [An outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in a maternity ward]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 933-5.

   44   Kindem IA, Reindal EK, Wester AL, Blaasaas KG, Atar D. New-onset atrial fibrillation in bacteremia is not associated with C-reactive protein, but is an indicator of increased mortality during hospitalization. Cardiology 2008; 111: 171-80.

   45   Kittang BR, Langeland N, Mylvaganam H. Distribution of emm types and subtypes among noninvasive group A, C and G streptococcal isolates in western Norway. APMIS 2008; 116 : 457-64.

   46   Klovstad H, Hoiby EA, Aavitsland P. [Antibiotic treatment of women with group B Steptococci during delivery?]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2467-9.

   47   Koch CR, Ribeiro JC, Schnor OH, Zimmermann BS, Muller FM, D' Agostin J, Machado V, Zhang L. [Antimicrobial resistance of uropathogens among outpatients, 2000-2004]. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 2008; 41: 277-81.

   48   Kommedal O, Karlsen B, Saebo O. Analysis of mixed sequencing chromatograms and its application in direct 16S rRNA gene sequencing of polymicrobial samples. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46: 3766-71.

   49   Lackenby A, Hungnes O, Dudman SG, Meijer A, Paget WJ, Hay AJ, Zambon MC. Emergence of resistance to oseltamivir among influenza A(H1N1) viruses in Europe. Euro Surveill 2008; 13.

   50   Leendert van der Werff HF, Steen TW, Garder KM, Andersen BM, Rasch M, Jorgen B, Brathen A, Helland M, Torvund L, Haugen AH. [An outbreak of MRSA in a nursing home in Oslo]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2734-7.

   51   Lier T, Johansen MV, Hjelmevoll SO, Vennervald BJ, Simonsen GS. Real-time PCR for detection of low intensity Schistosoma japonicum infections in a pig model. Acta Trop 2008; 105: 74-80.

   52   Ljostad U, Skogvoll E, Eikeland R, Midgard R, Skarpaas T, Berg A, Mygland A. Oral doxycycline versus intravenous ceftriaxone for European Lyme neuroborreliosis: a multicentre, non-inferiority, double-blind, randomised trial. Lancet Neurol 2008; 7: 690-5.

   53   Mavenyengwa RT, Maeland JA, Moyo SR. Distinctive features of surface-anchored proteins of Streptococcus agalactiae strains from Zimbabwe revealed by PCR and dot blotting. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2008; 15: 1420-4.

   54   Meisal R, Hoiby EA, Aaberge IS, Caugant DA. Sequence type and emm type diversity in Streptococcus pyogenes isolates causing invasive disease in Norway between 1988 and 2003. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46: 2102-5.

   55   Meyer-Hoffert U, Hornef MW, Henriques-Normark B, Axelsson LG, Midtvedt T, Putsep K, Andersson M. Secreted enteric antimicrobial activity localises to the mucus surface layer. Gut 2008; 57: 764-71.

   56   Meziane-Cherif D, Decre D, Hoiby EA, Courvalin P, Perichon B. Genetic and biochemical characterization of CAD-1, a chromosomally encoded new class A penicillinase from Carnobacterium divergens. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008; 52: 551-6.

   57   Monsen AL, Gjelsvik R, Kaarboe O, Haukland HH, Sandberg S. [Appropriate use of laboratory tests--medical aspects]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 810-3.

   58   Mortensen HD, Jacobsen T, Koch AG, Arneborg N. Intracellular pH homeostasis plays a role in the tolerance of Debaryomyces hansenii and Candida zeylanoides to acidified nitrite. Appl Environ Microbiol 2008; 74: 4835-40.

   59   Mphahlele M, Syre H, Valvatne H, Stavrum R, Mannsaker T, Muthivhi T, Weyer K, Fourie PB, Grewal HM. Pyrazinamide resistance among South African multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46: 3459-64.

   60   Nordoy I, Gaustad P. [Drug resistance in the treatment of invasive fungal infections]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2607-11.

   61   Norheim G, Aseffa A, Yassin MA, Mengistu G, Kassu A, Fikremariam D, Tamire W, Merid Y, Hoiby EA, Caugant DA, Fritzsonn E, Tangen T, Melak B, Berhanu D, Harboe M, Kolberg J, Rosenqvist E. Specificity of subcapsular antibody responses in Ethiopian patients following disease caused by serogroup A meningococci. Clin Vaccine Immunol 2008; 15: 863-71.

   62   Nygard K, Werner-Johansen O, Ronsen S, Caugant DA, Simonsen O, Kanestrom A, Ask E, Ringstad J, Odegard R, Jensen T, Krogh T, Hoiby EA, Ragnhildstveit E, Aaberge IS, Aavitsland P. An outbreak of legionnaires disease caused by long-distance spread from an industrial air scrubber in Sarpsborg, Norway. Clin Infect Dis 2008; 46: 61-9.

   63   Nygard K, Lassen J, Vold L, Andersson Y, Fisher I, Lofdahl S, Threlfall J, Luzzi I, Peters T, Hampton M, Torpdahl M, Kapperud G, Aavitsland P. Outbreak of Salmonella Thompson infections linked to imported rucola lettuce. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2008; 5: 165-73.

   64   Paul SR, Hurford MT, Miettinen MM, Aronoff SC, Delvecchio M, Grewal H, Tuluc M. Polymorphous hemangioendothelioma in a child with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Pediatr Blood Cancer 2008; 50: 663-5.

   65   Persson E, Berg S, Bevanger L, Bergh K, Valso-Lyng R, Trollfors B. Characterisation of invasive group B streptococci based on investigation of surface proteins and genes encoding surface proteins. Clin Microbiol Infect 2008; 14: 66-73.

   66   Persson E, Berg S, Bergseng H, Bergh K, Valso-Lyng R, Trollfors B. Antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive group B streptococcal isolates from south-west Sweden 1988-2001. Scand J Infect Dis 2008; 40: 308-13.

   67   Phyu S, Stavrum R, Lwin T, Svendsen OS, Ti T, Grewal HM. Predominance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis EAI and Beijing lineages in Yangon, Myanmar. J Clin Microbiol 2009; 47 : 335-44.

   68   Ranneberg-Nilsen T, Dale HA, Luna L, Slettebakk R, Sundheim O, Rollag H, Bjoras M. Characterization of human cytomegalovirus uracil DNA glycosylase (UL114) and its interaction with polymerase processivity factor (UL44). J Mol Biol 2008; 381: 276-88.

   69   Riise OR, Lee A, Cvancarova M, Handeland KS, Wathne KO, Nakstad B, Gaustad P, Flato B. Recent-onset childhood arthritis--association with Streptococcus pyogenes in a population-based study. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2008; 47: 1006-11.

   70   Rodland EK, Mattingsdal M, Olstad OK, Ovstebo R, Kierulf P, Muller F, Froland SS. Expression of genes in normal human monocytes in response to Aspergillus fumigatus. Med Mycol 2008; 46: 327-36.

   71   Sagbakken M, Frich JC, Bjune GA. Perception and management of tuberculosis symptoms in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Qual Health Res 2008; 18: 1356-66.

   72   Sagedal S, Thiel S, Hansen TK, Mollnes TE, Rollag H, Hartmann A. Impact of the complement lectin pathway on cytomegalovirus disease early after kidney transplantation. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2008; 23: 4054-60.

   73   Samuelsen O, Buaro L, Giske CG, Simonsen GS, Aasnaes B, Sundsfjord A. Evaluation of phenotypic tests for the detection of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a low prevalence country. J Antimicrob Chemother 2008; 61: 827-30.

   74   Samuelsen O, Buaro L, Toleman MA, Giske CG, Hermansen NO, Walsh TR, Sundsfjord A. The first metallo-beta-lactamase identified in norway is associated with a TniC-like transposon in a Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolate of sequence type 233 imported from Ghana. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2009; 53: 331-2.

   75   Sandven I, Abdelnoor M, Wethe M, Nesheim BI, Vikanes A, Gjonnes H, Melby KK. Helicobacter pylori infection and Hyperemesis gravidarum. An institution-based case-control study. Eur J Epidemiol 2008; 23: 491-8.

   76   Schimmer B, Nygard K, Eriksen HM, Lassen J, Lindstedt BA, Brandal LT, Kapperud G, Aavitsland P. Outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Norway caused by stx2-positive Escherichia coli O103:H25 traced to cured mutton sausages. BMC Infect Dis 2008; 8: 41.

   77   Seidler MJ, Salvenmoser S, Muller FM. Aspergillus fumigatus forms biofilms with reduced antifungal drug susceptibility on bronchial epithelial cells. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008; 52: 4130-6.

   78   Senstad AC, Suren P, Brauteset L, Eriksson JR, Hoiby EA, Wathne KO. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children in Oslo, Norway. Acta Paediatr 2009; 98: 332-6.

   79   Sie I, Thorstad M, Andersen BM. Infection control and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in nursing homes in Oslo. J Hosp Infect 2008; 70: 235-40.

   80   Sie I, Thorstad M, Andersen BM. [Infection control and hand hygiene in nursing homes in Oslo]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 1528-30.

   81   Simonsen GS. [Antibiotic resistance--a global public health problem]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2552.

   82   Sinha S, Ambur OH, Langford PR, Tonjum T, Kroll JS. Reduced DNA binding and uptake in the absence of DsbA1 and DsbA2 of Neisseria meningitidis due to inefficient folding of the outer-membrane secretin PilQ. Microbiology 2008; 154: 217-25.

   83   Sletvold H, Johnsen PJ, Hamre I, Simonsen GS, Sundsfjord A, Nielsen KM. Complete sequence of Enterococcus faecium pVEF3 and the detection of an omega-epsilon-zeta toxin-antitoxin module and an ABC transporter. Plasmid 2008; 60: 75-85.

   84   Sorensen LM, Jacobsen T, Nielsen PV, Frisvad JC, Koch AG. Mycobiota in the processing areas of two different meat products. Int J Food Microbiol 2008; 124: 58-64.

   85   Stabell N, Nordal E, Stensvold E, Gammelsrud KW, Lund B, Taxt A, Buhring F, Greve-Isdahl M, Fornebo HP, Simonsen GS, Klingenberg C. Febrile neutropenia in children with cancer: a retrospective Norwegian multicentre study of clinical and microbiological outcome. Scand J Infect Dis 2008; 40: 301-7.

   86   Stavrum R, Valvatne H, Bo TH, Jonassen I, Hinds J, Butcher PD, Grewal HM. Genomic diversity among Beijing and non-Beijing Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Myanmar. PLoS ONE 2008; 3: e1973.

   87   Storla DG, Yimer S, Bjune GA. A systematic review of delay in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. BMC Public Health 2008; 8: 15.

   88   Sundsfjord A, Simonsen GS, Haldorsen B, Lundblad EW, Samuelsen O. [Broad-spectrum beta-lactamases in Gram-negative bacteria]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2741-5.

   89   Thorgersen EB, Pharo A, Haverson K, Axelsen AK, Gaustad P, Kotwal GJ, Sfyroera G, Mollnes TE. Inhibition of complement and CD14 attenuates the Escherichia coli-induced inflammatory response in porcine whole blood. Infect Immun 2009; 77: 725-32.

   90   Torfoss D, Hoiby EA, Holte H, Kvaloy S. [Penicillin and aminoglycoside in febrile neutropenia]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2738-40.

   91   Torkildsen O, Nyland H, Myrmel H, Myhr KM. Epstein-Barr virus reactivation and multiple sclerosis. Eur J Neurol 2008; 15: 106-8.

   92   Treangen TJ, Ambur OH, Tonjum T, Rocha EP. The impact of the neisserial DNA uptake sequences on genome evolution and stability. Genome Biol 2008; 9: R60.

   93   Vainio K, Samdal HH, Anestad G, Wedege E, Skutlaberg DH, Bransdal KT, Mundal R, Aaberge IS. Detection of measles- and mumps-specific IgG antibodies in paired serum and oral fluid samples from Norwegian conscripts. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2008; 27: 461-5.

   94   Vatten LJ, Nilsen TI, Juul A, Jeansson S, Jenum PA, Eskild A. Changes in circulating level of IGF-I and IGF-binding protein-1 from the first to second trimester as predictors of preeclampsia. Eur J Endocrinol 2008; 158: 101-5.

   95   Vestrheim DF, Hoiby EA, Aaberge IS, Caugant DA. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae strains colonizing children attending day-care centers in Norway. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46: 2508-18.

   96   Vestrheim DF, Lovoll O, Aaberge IS, Caugant DA, Hoiby EA, Bakke H, Bergsaker MR. Effectiveness of a 2+1 dose schedule pneumococcal conjugate vaccination programme on invasive pneumococcal disease among children in Norway. Vaccine 2008; 26: 3277-81.

   97   Vik IS, Skaug K, Dalgard O, Steen TW, Hoddevik G. [Hepatitis C--a health problem also in Norway]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 563-6.

   98   von Linstow ML, Hogh M, Nordbo SA, Eugen-Olsen J, Koch A, Hogh B. A community study of clinical traits and risk factors for human metapneumovirus and respiratory syncytial virus infection during the first year of life. Eur J Pediatr 2008; 167: 1125-33.

   99   Vorobieva V, Bazhukova T, Hanssen AM, Caugant DA, Semenova N, Haldorsen BC, Simonsen GS, Sundsfjord A. Clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus from the Arkhangelsk region, Russia: antimicrobial susceptibility, molecular epidemiology, and distribution of Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes. APMIS 2008; 116: 877-87.

100   Walberg M, Froslie KF, Roislien J. Local hospital perspective on a nationwide outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in Norway. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008; 29: 635-41.

101   Wenus C, Goll R, Loken EB, Biong AS, Halvorsen DS, Florholmen J. Prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea by a fermented probiotic milk drink. Eur J Clin Nutr 2008; 62: 299-301.

102   Werner G, Coque TM, Hammerum AM, Hope R, Hryniewicz W, Johnson A, Klare I, Kristinsson KG, Leclercq R, Lester CH, Lillie M, Novais C, Olsson-Liljequist B, Peixe LV, Sadowy E, Simonsen GS, Top J, Vuopio-Varkila J, Willems RJ, Witte W, Woodford N. Emergence and spread of vancomycin resistance among enterococci in Europe. Euro Surveill 2008; 13.

103   Wester AL, Blaasaas KG, Wyller TB. Is the concentration of C-reactive protein in bacteraemia associated with age? Immun Ageing 2008; 5: 8.

104   Winje BA, Mannsaker T, Langeland N, Heldal E. [Drug resistance in tuberculosis]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008; 128: 2588-92.

105   Winje BA, Oftung F, Korsvold GE, Mannsaker T, Ly IN, Harstad I, Dyrhol-Riise AM, Heldal E. School based screening for tuberculosis infection in Norway: comparison of positive tuberculin skin test with interferon-gamma release assay. BMC Infect Dis 2008; 8: 140.

106   Winje BA, Oftung F, Korsvold GE, Mannsaker T, Jeppesen AS, Harstad I, Heier BT, Heldal E. Screening for tuberculosis infection among newly arrived asylum seekers: comparison of QuantiFERONTB Gold with tuberculin skin test. BMC Infect Dis 2008; 8: 65.