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  1. Monitoring mortality and morbidity attributable to malaria is paramount to achieve elimination of malaria. Diagnosis of malaria is challenging and PCR is a reliable method for identifying malaria with high sen...

    Authors: Gro EA Strøm, Sabrina Moyo, Maulidi Fataki, Nina Langeland and Bjørn Blomberg
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2014 13:137
  2. Clinicians at Haydom Lutheran Hospital, a rural hospital in northern Tanzania noted an unusually high case-fatality rate of pediatric meningitis and suspected an outbreak of an unknown agent or an organism res...

    Authors: Hogne Vaagland, Bjørn Blomberg, Carsten Krüger, Naftali Naman, Roland Jureen and Nina Langeland
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2004 4:35
  3. Asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia has been reported in areas with high malaria transmission. It may serve as a reservoir for continued transmission, and furthermore complicates diagnostics, as not all individu...

    Authors: Gro EA Strøm, Marit G Tellevik, Maulidi Fataki, Nina Langeland and Bjørn Blomberg
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2013 12:417
  4. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a protozoal disease that may be aggravated by immunosuppression. In recent years, a growing number of patients with chronic diseases use biological treatment. When such immunosup...

    Authors: Thomas Schwartz, Mogens Jensenius, Bjørn Blomberg, Cathrine Fladeby, Arild Mæland and Frank O. Pettersen
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2019 5:16
  5. Control efforts in Zanzibar reduced the burden of malaria substantially from 2000 to 2015, but re-emergence of falciparum malaria has been observed lately. This study evaluated the prevalence of malaria and pe...

    Authors: Annette Onken, Christel Gill Haanshuus, Mohammed Khamis Miraji, Msafiri Marijani, Kibwana Omar Kibwana, Khamis Ali Abeid, Kristine Mørch, Marianne Reimers, Nina Langeland, Fredrik Müller, Pål A. Jenum and Bjørn Blomberg
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:54
  6. Antimicrobial resistance is particularly harmful to infectious disease management in low-income countries since expensive second-line drugs are not readily available. The objective of this study was to impleme...

    Authors: Bjørn Blomberg, Davis SM Mwakagile, Willy K Urassa, Samwel Y Maselle, Marcellina Mashurano, Asbjørn Digranes, Stig Harthug and Nina Langeland
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2004 4:45
  7. Bloodstream infection is a common cause of hospitalization, morbidity and death in children. The impact of antimicrobial resistance and HIV infection on outcome is not firmly established.

    Authors: Bjørn Blomberg, Karim P Manji, Willy K Urassa, Bushir S Tamim, Davis SM Mwakagile, Roland Jureen, Viola Msangi, Marit G Tellevik, Mona Holberg-Petersen, Stig Harthug, Samwel Y Maselle and Nina Langeland
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2007 7:43
  8. Children initially hospitalized with severe anaemia in Africa are at high risk of readmission or death within 6 months after discharge. No intervention strategy specifically protects children during the post-d...

    Authors: Thandile Gondwe, Bjarne Robberstad, Mavuto Mukaka, Siri Lange, Bjørn Blomberg and Kamija Phiri
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2018 18:238
  9. The spread of Extended Spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) among Enterobacteriaceae and other Gram-Negative pathogens in the community and hospitals represents a major challenge to combat infections. We conducted a stu...

    Authors: Joel Manyahi, Sabrina J. Moyo, Marit Gjerde Tellevik, Faustine Ndugulile, Willy Urassa, Bjørn Blomberg and Nina Langeland
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:282
  10. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-E) has emerged as an urgent global health threat and is by the World Health Organization ranked as priority 1 among pathogens in need of new tre...

    Authors: Kanika Kuwelker, Nina Langeland, Iren Høyland Löhr, Joshua Gidion, Joel Manyahi, Sabrina John Moyo, Bjørn Blomberg and Claus Klingenberg
    Citation: Trials 2021 22:312
  11. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare heterogenous genetic or acquired hyperinflammatory syndrome associated with a high degree of morbidity and mortality. HLH has clinical manifestations related ...

    Authors: Linn Hereide Trovik, Miriam Sandnes, Bjørn Blomberg, Gunhild Holmaas, Aymen Bushra Ahmed, Tor Henrik Anderson Tvedt, Olav Vintermyr and Håkon Reikvam
    Citation: Journal of Medical Case Reports 2020 14:217
  12. Fluoroquinolones have been, and continue to be, routinely used for treatment of many bacterial infections. In recent years, most parts of the world have reported an increasing trend of fluoroquinolone resistan...

    Authors: Upendo O. Kibwana, Joel Manyahi, Helene Heitmann Sandnes, Bjørn Blomberg, Stephen E. Mshana, Nina Langeland, Adam P. Roberts and Sabrina J. Moyo
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2023 23:135
  13. Traditional medicine is readily available in Tanzania, and local terms like degedege is widely used for malaria-like illnesses, often associated with supernatural forces. Malaria prevention and intervention effor...

    Authors: Astrid Onarheim Spjeldnæs, Andrew Y Kitua and Bjørn Blomberg
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2014 13:200
  14. Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) Release Assays (IGRA) are more specific than the tuberculosis skin test (TST) in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis (TB) infection (LTBI). We present the performance of the QuantiFERON®

    Authors: Anne M Dyrhol-Riise, Gerd Gran, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Bjørn Blomberg, Christel Gill Haanshuus and Odd Mørkve
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:57
  15. Malaria is a major cause of paediatric morbidity and mortality. As no clinical features clearly differentiate malaria from other febrile illnesses, and malaria diagnosis is challenged by often lacking laborato...

    Authors: Gro EA Strøm, Christel G Haanshuus, Maulidi Fataki, Nina Langeland and Bjørn Blomberg
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2013 12:228
  16. Nested PCR is a commonly used technique in diagnosis of malaria owing to its high sensitivity and specificity. However, it is time-consuming, open to considerable risk of contamination and has low cost-efficie...

    Authors: Christel G Haanshuus, Stein C Mohn, Kristine Mørch, Nina Langeland, Bjørn Blomberg and Kurt Hanevik
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2013 12:26
  17. Human adenovirus (HAdV) causes acute diarrhoea sporadically, as well as in outbreaks. Understanding the prevalence and types of HAdV in diarrhoea is important for control and preventive measures, especially in...

    Authors: Sabrina John Moyo, Kurt Hanevik, Bjørn Blomberg, Oyvind Kommedal, Svein Arne Nordbø, Samuel Maselle and Nina Langeland
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2014 14:666
  18. The objectives of this study were to determine the proportion of malaria, bacteraemia, scrub typhus, leptospirosis, chikungunya and dengue among hospitalized patients with acute undifferentiated fever in India...

    Authors: Kristine Mørch, Anand Manoharan, Sara Chandy, Novin Chacko, Gerardo Alvarez-Uria, Suvarna Patil, Anil Henry, Joel Nesaraj, Cijoy Kuriakose, Ashita Singh, Siby Kurian, Christel Gill Haanshuus, Nina Langeland, Bjørn Blomberg, George Vasanthan Antony and Dilip Mathai
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2017 17:665
  19. While enterococci resistant to multiple antimicrobials are spreading in hospitals worldwide, causing urinary tract, wound and bloodstream infections, there is little published data on these infections from Afr...

    Authors: Håvard Aamodt, Stein Christian Mohn, Samuel Maselle, Karim P Manji, Rob Willems, Roland Jureen, Nina Langeland and Bjørn Blomberg
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2015 15:107
  20. The last ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has been the most important since 1976. EVD cases decreased drastically in Sierra Leone at the beginning of 2015. We aim to determine the clinical findings and evolu...

    Authors: Javier Arranz, Karen Marie Lundeby, Shoaib Hassan, Luis Matías Zabala Fuentes, Pedro San José Garcés, Yngvar Lunde Haaskjold, Håkon Angell Bolkan, Kurt Østhuus Krogh, James Jongopi, Sindre Mellesmo, Ola Jøsendal, Åsmund Øpstad, Erling Svensen, Alfred Sandy Kamara, David P. Roberts, Paul D. Stamper…
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2016 16:308