• A European multi-centre evaluation of detection and typing methods for human enteroviruses and parechoviruses using RNA transcripts 

      Hayes, Alexander G.; Nguyen, Dung; Andersson, Monique I; Anton, Andrés; Bailly, Jean-Luc; Beard, S.; Benschop, K.S.M..; Berginc, N; Blomqvist, S; Cunningham, E; Davis, D; Dembinski, Jennifer Lynn; Didrich, S; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Eltringham, G.J.K.; Gonzales‐Goggia, S; Gunson, R; Howson‐Wells, H.C..; Jääskeläinen, A.J.; López‐Labrador, F.X.; Maier, M.; Majumbar, M; Midgley, S.; Mirand, A.; Morley, U.; Nordbø, Svein Arne; Oikarinen, S; Osman, H; Papa, A; Pellegrinelli, L; Piralla, A; Rabella, N; Richter, J.; Smith, M.; Söderlund Stran, A; Templeton, K; Vipond, B; Vuorinen, T; Williams, C.; Wollants, E; Zakikhany, K; Fischer, T. K.; Harvala, H; Simmonds, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) detection has become the gold standard for diagnosis and typing of enterovirus (EV) and human parechovirus (HPeV) infections. Its effectiveness depends critically on using the appropriate ...
    • Rotavirus detection in bulk stool and rectal swab specimens in children with acute gastroenteritis in Norway 

      Gibory, Moustafa; Haltbakk, Ildri; Flem, Elmira; Vainio, Kirsti; Valcarcel Salamanca, Beatriz; Størdal, Ketil; Nordbø, Svein Arne; Jakobsen, Kirsti; Haarr, Elisebet; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background Bulk stool specimens are traditionally used for rotavirus detection but may be challenging to obtain from young children. Immediate and easy sampling may however be required in different situations, such as ...
    • Systemic complement activation is associated with respiratory failure in COVID-19 hospitalized patients 

      Holter, Jan Cato; Pischke, Soeren; de Boer, Eline; Lind, Andreas; Jenum, Synne; Holten, Aleksander Rygh; Tonby, Kristian; Barratt-Due, Andreas; Sokolova, Marina; Schjalm, Camilla; Chaban, Viktoriia; Kolderup, Anette; Tran, Trung; Tollefsrud Gjølberg, Torleif; Skeie, Linda Gail; Hesstvedt, Liv; Ormåsen, Vidar; Fevang, Børre; Austad, Cathrine; Muller, Karl Erik; Fladeby, Cathrine; Holberg-Petersen, Mona; Halvorsen, Bente; Müller, Fredrik; Aukrust, Pål; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Ueland, Thor; Andersen, Jan Terje; Lund-Johansen, Fridtjof; Heggelund, Lars; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Mollnes, Tom Eirik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Respiratory failure in the acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is hypothesized to be driven by an overreacting innate immune response, where the complement system is a key player. In this prospective ...
    • Twenty-nine Cases of Enterovirus-D68-associated Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Europe 2016: A Case Series and Epidemiologic Overview. 

      Knoester, Marjolein; Helfferich, J; Poelman, Randy; Van Leer-Buter, Coretta; Brouwer, OF; Niesters, Hubert G.M.; Aberle, SW; Popow-Kraupp, T; Nikolaeva-Glomb, L; Rainetova, P; Midgley, Sofie; Fischer, T.K.; Simonlatser, G; Savolainen-Kopra, Carita; Lina, Bruno; Shuffenecker, I; Kossorotoff, M; Antona, D; Eis-Hübinger, Anna M.; Buderus, S; Panning, Marcus; Nowotny, Marlene; Kiechle, L; Böttcher, S; Takács, Monika; Farkas, Árpád; Love, A; Baldanti, Fausto; Piralla, Antonio; Capobianchi, Maria R; Valli, Mats; Esposito, S; Pariani, E; Binda, S; Neuteboom, R; Pas, Suzan D.; Benschop, Kimberley; Meijer, A; Nordbø, SA; Hafström, Maria; Dudman, Susanne Gjeruldsen; Pfeiffer, H; Guiomar, R; Palminha, P; Costa, I; Dias, Assembayev; Tecu, C; Cherciu, CM; Lazarevic, Ivana; Filipovic-Vignjevic, S; Berginc, Natasa; Marguello, MG; Cabrerizo, Maria; Garcia-Iniguez, JP; Perez-Castro, S; Rodrigo, CP; Antón, Annie; Rabella, N; Dyrdak, Robert; Albert, J; Kramer, R.B.G.; Stacpoole, S; Thomas, R; O'Flaherty, N; Drew, RA; Templeton, K; McDougall, Craig; Eunson, Paul; Chinchankar, N; Shetty, J; Moore, Catherine; Williams, C (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background: Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) is a respiratory virus within the genus Enterovirus and the family of Picornaviridae. Genetically, it is closely related to rhinovirus that replicates in the respiratory tract and causes ...