• Effects of Probiotic Supplementation on the Gut Microbiota and Antibiotic Resistome Development in Preterm Infants 

      Esaiassen, Eirin; Hjerde, Erik; Cavanagh, Jorunn Pauline; Pedersen, Tanja; Andresen, Jannicke Hanne; Rettedal, Siren; Støen, Ragnhild; Nakstad, Britt; Willassen, Nils Peder; Klingenberg, Claus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objectives: In 2014 probiotic supplementation (Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis; Infloran®) was introduced as standard of care to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in extremely ...
    • The impact of gender, puberty, and pregnancy in patients with POLG disease 

      Hikmat, Omar; Naess, Karin; Engvall, Martin; Klingenberg, Claus; Rasmussen, Magnhild; Tallaksen, Chantal; Samsonsen, Christian; Brodtkorb, Eylert; Ostergaard, Elsebet; de Coo, Rene; Pias-Peleteiro, Leticia; Isohanni, Pirjo; Uusimaa, Johanna; Darin, Niklas; Rahman, Shamima; Bindoff, Laurence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective To study the impact of gender, puberty, and pregnancy on the expression of POLG disease, one of the most common mitochondrial diseases known. Methods Clinical, laboratory, and genetic data were collected ...
    • Mental health and health related quality of life in mitochondrial POLG disease 

      Hikmat, Omar; Vederhus, Bente Johanne; Benestad, Merete Roineland; Engeset, Ida Malen E.; Klingenberg, Claus; Rasmussen, Magnhild; Tallaksen, Chantal; Brodtkorb, Eylert; Elgen, Irene Bircow; Bindoff, Laurence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We aimed to assess the impact of POLG disease on mental health and quality of life in 15 patients using the Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) and Short-Form 36 Health Survey (RAND-36). We found increased scores in all nine ...
    • Simplifying the clinical classification of polymerase gamma (POLG) disease based on age of onset; studies using a cohort of 155 cases 

      Hikmat, Omar; Naess, Karin; Engvall, Martin; Klingenberg, Claus; Rasmussen, Magnhild; Tallaksen, Chantal; Brodtkorb, Eylert; Østergaard, Elsebet; de Coo, Irenaeus F.M.; Pias-Peleteiro, Leticia; Isohanni, Pirjo; Uusimaa, Johanna; Darin, Niklas; Rahman, Shamima; Bindoff, Laurence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Variants in POLG are one of the most common causes of inherited mitochondrial disease. Phenotypic classification of POLG disease has evolved haphazardly making it complicated and difficult to implement in ...
    • The synthetic antimicrobial peptide LTX21 induces inflammatory responses in a human whole blood model and a murine peritoneum model 

      Granslo, Hildegunn Norbakken; Aarag, Elizabeth; Esaiassen, Eirin; Christophersen, Lars; Jensen, Peter Østrup; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Moser, Claus; Flægstad, Trond; Klingenberg, Claus; Cavanagh, Jorunn Pauline (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The global spread of antimicrobial resistance and the increasing number of immune‐compromised patients are major challenges in modern medicine. Targeting bacterial virulence or the human host immune system to increase host ...
    • The synthetic antimicrobial peptide LTX21 induces inflammatory responses in a human whole blood model and a murine peritoneum model 

      Granslo, Hildegunn Norbakken; Aarag, Elizabeth; Esaiassen, Eirin; Christophersen, Lars; Jensen, Peter Østrup; Mollnes, Tom Eirik; Moser, Claus; Flægstad, Trond; Klingenberg, Claus; Cavanagh, Jorunn Pauline (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The global spread of antimicrobial resistance and the increasing number of immune‐compromised patients are major challenges in modern medicine. Targeting bacterial virulence or the human host immune system to increase host ...