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Bjørn Blomberg

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Antibiotikaresistens, sepsis, malaria, ebola, tuberkulose

Indremedisin, infeksjonssykdommer, fokus på global helse / tropemedisin, inkl. HIV, tuberkulose, malaria, ebola m.m. Underviser på internasjonalt tropemedisinkurs ved CMC, Vellore, India.

Bøker
  • Blomberg, Bjørn. 2009. Management of side effects of antituberculosis drugs (book chapter) in Tuberculosis - a comprehensive review (edited by H. Simon Schaaf, Alimuddin Zumla). Elsevier. 13 sider. ISBN: 978-1-4160-3988-4.
Tidsskriftartikler
  • Manyahi, Joel; Moyo, Sabrina John; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Ndugulile, Faustine Engelbert; Urassa, Willy; Blomberg, Bjørn; Langeland, Nina. 2017. Detection of CTX-M-15 beta-lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae causing hospital- and community-acquired urinary tract infections as early as 2004, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases. 17:282: 1-7. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2395-8
  • Manyahi, Joel; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Ndugulile, Faustine Engelbert; Moyo, Sabrina John; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2017. Molecular Characterization of Cotrimoxazole Resistance Genes and Their Associated Integrons in Clinical Isolates of Gram-Negative Bacteria from Tanzania. Microbial Drug Resistance. 23: 37-43. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2016.0074
  • Arranz, Javier; Lundeby, Karen Marie; Hassan, Shoaib; Fuentes, Luis Matías Zabala; Garcés, Pedro San José; Haaskjold, Yngvar Lunde; Bolkan, Håkon Angell; Krogh, Kurt; Jongopi, James; Mellesmo, Sindre; Jøsendal, Ola; Øpstad, Åsmund; Svensen, Erling; Kamara, Alfred Sandy; Roberts, David P.; Stamper, Paul D.; Austin, Paula; Moosa, Alfredo J.; Marke, Dennis; Berg, Åse; Blomberg, Bjørn; Riera, Melcior. 2016. Clinical features of suspected Ebola cases referred to the Moyamba ETC, Sierra Leone: Challenges in the later stages of the 2014 outbreak. BMC Infectious Diseases. 16. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1609-9
  • Haanshuus, Christel Gill; Chandy, Sara; Manoharan, Anand; Vivek, Rosario; Mathai, Dilip; Xena, Deepika; Singh, Ashita; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn; Vasanthan, George; Sitaram, Usha; Appasamy, Jonathan; Nesaraj, Joel; Henry, Anil; Patil, Suvarna; Alvarez-Uria, Gerardo; Armstrong, Lois; Mørch, Kristine. 2016. A high malaria prevalence identified by PCR among patients with acute undifferentiated fever in India. PLoS ONE. 11:e0158816. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158816
  • Haaskjold, Yngvar Lunde; Bolkan, Håkon Angell; Krogh, Kurt; Jongopi, James; Lundeby, Karen Marie; Mellesmo, Sindre; San José Garcés, Pedro; Jøsendal, Ola; Øpstad, Åsmund; Svensen, Erling; Zabala Fuentes, Luis Matias; Kamara, Alfred Sandy; Riera, Melcior; Arranz, Javier; Roberts, David; Stamper, Paul D.; Austin, Paula; Moosa, Alfredo J.; Marke, Dennis; Hassan, Shoaib; Eide, Geir Egil; Berg, Åse; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2016. Clinical features of and risk factors for fatal Ebola virus disease, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone, December 2014–February 2015. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22: 1537-1544. doi: 10.3201/eid2209.151621
  • Jensenius, Mogens; Winje, Brita Askeland; Blomberg, Bjørn; Mengshoel, Anne Torunn; Lippe, Bent von der; Hannula, Raisa; Bruun, JN; Knudsen, Per Kristian; Rønning, Janne Oseberg; Heldal, Einar; Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma. 2016. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Norway: a nationwide study, 1995-2014. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 20: 786-792. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0895
  • Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Blomberg, Bjørn; Kommedal, Øyvind; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina; Moyo, Sabrina John. 2016. High prevalence of faecal carriage of esbl-producing enterobacteriaceae among children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. PLoS ONE. 11:e0168024. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168024
  • Aamodt, Håvard; Mohn, Stein Christian; Maselle, Samuel Y; Manji, Karim P.; Willems, Rob; Jureen, Roland; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2015. Genetic relatedness and risk factor analysis of ampicillin-resistant and high-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci causing bloodstream infections in Tanzanian children. BMC Infectious Diseases. 15:107. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0845-8
  • Heggheim, Åsmund; Blomberg, Bjørn; Mørch, Kristine. 2015. Beredskap ved alvorlig malaria. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 135: 533-535. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.14.0350
  • Onken, Annette; Aboud, Said; Jørstad, Melissa Davidsen; Jenum, Pål; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2015. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of microbes causing bloodstream infections in unguja, Zanzibar. PLoS ONE. 10:e0145632. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145632
  • Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Moyo, Sabrina John; Blomberg, Bjørn; Hjøllo, Torunn; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina; Hanevik, Kurt. 2015. Prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum/hominis, Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia among Young Children with and without Diarrhea in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9:e0004125. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004125
  • Moyo, Sabrina John; Aboud, Said; Blomberg, Bjørn; Mkopi, Namala; Kasubi, Mabula; Manji, Karim; Lyamuya, EF; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina. 2014. High nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus among healthy tanzanian under-5 children. Microbial Drug Resistance. 20: 82-88. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2013.0016
  • Moyo, Sabrina John; Blomberg, Bjørn; Hanevik, Kurt; Kommedal, Øyvind; Vainio, M Kirsti; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina. 2014. Genetic diversity of circulating rotavirus strains in Tanzania prior to the introduction of vaccination. PLoS ONE. 9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097562
  • Moyo, Sabrina John; Haldorsen, Bjørg; Aboud, Said; Blomberg, Bjørn; Maselle, Samuel Y; Sundsfjord, Arnfinn; Langeland, Nina; Samuelsen, Ørjan. 2014. Identification of VIM-2-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Tanzania is associated with sequence types 244 and 640 and the location of blaVIM-2 in a TniC integron. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 59: 682-685. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01436-13
  • Moyo, Sabrina John; Hanevik, Kurt; Blomberg, Bjørn; Kommedal, Øyvind; Nordbø, Svein Arne; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina. 2014. Prevalence and molecular characterisation of human adenovirus in diarrhoeic children in Tanzania; a case control study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 14. 9 sider. doi: 10.1186/s12879-014-0666-1
  • Moyo, Sabrina John; Hanevik, Kurt; Blomberg, Bjørn; Kommedal, Øyvind; Vainio, Kirsti; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina. 2014. Genetic diversity of norovirus in hospitalised diarrhoeic children and asymptomatic controls in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 26: 340-347. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2014.06.013
  • Spjeldnæs, Astrid Onarheim; Kitua, Andrew Y.; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2014. Education and knowledge helps combating malaria, but not degedege: A cross-sectional study in Rufiji, Tanzania. Malaria Journal. 13. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-200
  • Strøm, Gro Elizabeth Ann; Moyo, Sabrina John; Fataki, Maulidi; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2014. PCR targeting Plasmodium mitochondrial genome of DNA extracted from dried blood on filter paper compared to whole blood. Malaria Journal. 13:137. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-137
  • Strøm, Gro Elizabeth Ann; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Hanevik, Kurt; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2014. Comparison of four methods for extracting DNA from dried blood on filter paper for PCR targeting the mitochondrial Plasmodium genome. Transactions of the Royal Society for Tropixcal Medicine and Hygiene. 108: 488-494. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/tru084
  • Haanshuus, Christel Gill; Mohn, Stein Christian; Mørch, Kristine; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn; Hanevik, Kurt. 2013. A novel, single-amplification PCR targeting mitochondrial genome highly sensitive and specific in diagnosing malaria among returned travellers in Bergen, Norway. Malaria Journal. 12. 8 sider. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-26
  • Haroche, Julien; Arnaud, L; Cohen-Aubart, F; Hervier, B; Saadoun, D; Costedoat-Chalumeau, N; Besnard, S; Ly, KH; Pavic, M; Fuzibet, JG; Raffray, L; Aaron, L; Bindi, P; Marinho, A; Blomberg, Bjørn; Salvatierra, J; Dechant, C; Rigolet, A; Lifermann, F; Caers, J; Veyssier-Belot, C; Wechsler, B; Michaux, L; Graziani, G; Amoura, Z. 2013. Erdheim-Chester Disease: A Monocentric Series Of 96 Patients. Arthritis and Rheumatism. 65: S858-S858. doi: 10.1002/art.2013.65.issue-s10
  • Haug, Jon Birger; Berild, Dag; Blomberg, Bjørn; Bruun, Johan N; Flaatten, Hans; Leiva, Rafael Alexander Mo; Skrede, Steinar; Torfoss, Dag; Undseth, Øystein. 2013. Aminoglykosider ved alvorlig sepsis. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: 1553-1554.
  • Strøm, Gro Elizabeth Ann; Haanshuus, Christel Gill; Fataki, Maulidi; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2013. Challenges in diagnosing paediatric malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Malaria Journal. 12:228. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-228
  • Strøm, Gro Elizabeth Ann; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Fataki, Maulidi; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2013. No asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia found among 108 young children at one health facility in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Malaria Journal. 12:417. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-417
  • Moyo, Sabrina John; Steinbakk, Martin; Aboud, Said; Mkopi, Namala; Kasubi, Mabula; Blomberg, Bjørn; Manji, Karim; Lyamuya, Eligius F; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina. 2012. Penicillin resistance and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae in nasopharyngeal carrier children under 5 years of age in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 61: 952-959. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.042598-0
  • Power, Øystein Alexander; Brun, Johan G; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2012. En kvinne i 30-arene med smerter i fingre og tær. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 132: 2401-2403.
  • Arnaud, Laurent; Hervier, Baptiste; Neel, Antoine; Hamidou, Mohamed A; Kahn, Jean Emmanuel; Wechsler, Bertrand; Perez-Pastor, Gemma; Blomberg, Bjørn; Fuzibet, Jean Gabriel; Dubourguet, Francois; Marinho, Antonio; Magnette, Catherine; Noel, Violaine; Pavic, Michel; Casper, Jochen; Beucher, Anne-Berangere; Costedoat-Chalumeau, Nathalie; Aaron, Laurent; Salvatierra, Juan; Graux, Carlos; Cacoub, Patrice; Delcey, Veronique; Dechant, Claudia; Bindi, Pascal; Herbaut, Christiane; Graziani, Giorgio; Amoura, Zahir; Haroche, Julien. 2011. CNS involvement and treatment with interferon-alpha are independent prognostic factors in Erdheim-Chester disease: a multicenter survival analysis of 53 patients. Blood. 117: 2778-2782. doi: 10.1182/blood-2010-06-294108
  • Blomberg, Bjørn; Langeland, Nina. 2010. Tuberculous meningitis and resistance to isoniazid. BMJ (British Medical Journal). 341. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c4677
  • Dyrhol-Riise, Anne Ma; Gran, Gerd; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Blomberg, Bjørn; Haanshuus, Christel Gill; Mørkve, Odd. 2010. Diagnosis and follow-up of treatment of latent tuberculosis; the utility of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-tube assay in outpatients from a tuberculosis low-endemic country. BMC Infectious Diseases. 10. 9 sider. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-10-57
  • Berg, Aase; Patel, Sam; Langeland, Nina; Blomberg, Bjørn. 2008. Falciparum malaria and HIV-1 in hospitalized adults in Maputo, Mozambique: does HIV-infection obscure the malaria diagnosis? Malaria Journal. 15. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-7-252
  • Blomberg, Bjørn. 2008. Antibiotikaresistens i utviklingsland. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 2462-2466. doi: 1756562
  • Blomberg, Bjørn; Manji, Karim P; Urassa, Willy K.; Tamim, Bushiri Salum; Mwakagile, Davis S.M.; Jureen, Roland; Msangi, Viola; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Holberg-Petersen, Mona; Harthug, Stig; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina. 2007. Antimicrobial resistance predicts death in Tanzanian children with bloodstream infections: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 7. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-7-43
  • Hoftvedt, Bjørn Oskar; Thorleifsson, Eline; Hagestad, Kristian; Blomberg, Bjørn; Rogde, Sidsel; Nedal, Arvid. 2007. Fra kooperasjon til kapitalisme [From cooperation to capitalism]. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 127: 68-70.
  • Tellevik, MG; Sollid, johanna u ericson; Blomberg, Bjørn; Jureen, Roland; Urassa, WK; Langeland, Nina. 2007. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-type SHV-12-producing Enterobacteriaceae causing septicemia in Tanzanian children: vectors for horizontal transfer of antimicrobial resistance. Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease. 59: 351-354. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.06.015
  • Blomberg, Bjørn; Jureen, Roland; Manji, Karim P; Tamim, Bushir S; Mwakagile, Davis S.M.; Urassa, Willy K.; Fataki, Maulidi; Msangi, Viola; Tellevik, Marit Gjerde; Maselle, Samuel Y; Langeland, Nina. 2005. High rate of fatal cases of pediatric septicemia caused by gram-negative bacteria with extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 43: 745-749. doi: 10.1128/JCM.43.2.745-749.2005
  • Blomberg, Bjørn; Olsen, Bjørg Evjen; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Langeland, Nina; Gasheka, Petro; Jureen, Roland; Kvåle, Gunnar; Midtvedt, Tore. 2005. Antimicrobial resistance in urinary bacterial isolates from pregnant women in rural Tanzania: Implications for public health. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 37: 262-268. doi: 10.1080/00365540410021045
  • Blomberg, Bjørn; Mwakagile, Davis S.M.; Urassa, Willy K.; Maselle, Samuel Y; Mashurano, Marcellina; Digranes, Asbjørn; Harthug, Stig; Langeland, Nina. 2004. Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 4: 45.
  • Panchagnula, R; Agrawal, S; Ashokraj, Y; Varma, M; Sateesh, K; Bhardwaj, V; Bedi, S; Gulati, I; Parmar, J; Kaul, CL; Blomberg, Bjørn; Fourie, B; Roscigno, G; Wire, R; Laing, R; Evans, P; Moore, T. 2004. Fixed dose combinations for tuberculosis: Lessons learned from clinical, formulation and regulatory perspective. Methods and Findings in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology. 26: 703-721.
  • Vaagland, Hogne; Blomberg, Bjørn; Krüger, Carsten; Naman, Naftali; Jureen, Roland; Langeland, Nina. 2004. Nosocomial outbreak of neonatal Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis meningitis in a rural hospital in northern Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases. 4: 35.
  • Blomberg, Bjørn. 2003. A memorable patient: An aunt without health insurance. BMJ (British Medical Journal). 326: 279.
  • Blomberg, Bjørn; Fourie, Bernard. 2003. Fixed-dose combination drugs for tuberculosis: application in standardised treatment regimens. Drugs. 63: 535-553.
  • Strand, Tor A; Hollingshead, SK; Julshamn, Kåre; Briles, David E; Blomberg, Bjørn; Sommerfelt, Halvor. 2003. Effects of zinc deficiency and pneumococcal surface protein A immunization on zinc status and the risk of severe infection in mice. Infection and Immunity. 71: 2009-2013.

Se fullstendig oversikt over publikasjoner i CRIStin.

Publications [1-43], book chapters, various publications: [44-53]

1.         Jensenius M, Winje BA, Blomberg B, Mengshoel AT, von der Lippe B, Hannula R, Bruun J, Knudsen PK, Ronning JO, Heldal E, Dyrhol Riise AM: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Norway: a nationwide study, 1995-2014. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016, (Accepted for publication).

2.         Haaskjold YL, Bolkan HA, Krogh KO, Jongopi J, Lundeby KM, Mellesmo S, Garces PSJ, Josendal O, Opstad A, Svensen E, et al: Clinical features and risk factors for adverse outcome in Ebola virus disease in Moyamba District, Sierra Leone. (Submitted) 2016.

3.         Aamodt H, Mohn SC, Maselle S, Manji KP, Willems R, Jureen R, Langeland N, Blomberg B: Genetic relatedness and risk factor analysis of ampicillin-resistant and high-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci causing bloodstream infections in Tanzanian children. BMC Infectious Diseases 2015, 15:107.

4.         Tellevik MG, Moyo SJ, Blomberg B, Hjollo T, Maselle SY, Langeland N, Hanevik K: Prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum/hominis, Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia among Young Children with and without Diarrhea in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015, 9:e0004125.

5.         Onken A, Said AK, Jorstad M, Jenum PA, Blomberg B: Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Microbes Causing Bloodstream Infections in Unguja, Zanzibar. PLoS One 2015, 10:e0145632.

6.         Moyo S, Haldorsen B, Aboud S, Blomberg B, Maselle SY, Sundsfjord A, Langeland N, Samuelsen O: Identification of VIM-2-Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Tanzania Is Associated with Sequence Types 244 and 640 and the Location of blaVIM-2 in a TniC Integron. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015, 59:682-685.

7.         Heggheim A, Blomberg B, Morch K: Preparedness for severe malaria. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2015, 135:533-535.

8.         Strom GE, Tellevik MG, Hanevik K, Langeland N, Blomberg B: Comparison of four methods for extracting DNA from dried blood on filter paper for PCR targeting the mitochondrial Plasmodium genome. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2014, 108:488-494.

9.         Strom GE, Moyo S, Fataki M, Langeland N, Blomberg B: PCR targeting Plasmodium mitochondrial genome of DNA extracted from dried blood on filter paper compared to whole blood. Malar J 2014, 13:137.

10.       Spjeldnaes AO, Kitua AY, Blomberg B: Education and knowledge helps combating malaria, but not degedege: a cross-sectional study in Rufiji, Tanzania. Malar J 2014, 13:200.

11.       Moyo SJ, Hanevik K, Blomberg B, Kommedal O, Nordbo SA, Maselle S, Langeland N: Prevalence and molecular characterisation of human adenovirus in diarrhoeic children in Tanzania; a case control study. BMC Infect Dis 2014, 14:666.

12.       Moyo SJ, Blomberg B, Hanevik K, Kommedal O, Vainio K, Maselle SY, Langeland N: Genetic diversity of circulating rotavirus strains in Tanzania prior to the introduction of vaccination. PLoS One 2014, 9:e97562.

13.       Moyo SJ, Aboud S, Blomberg B, Mkopi N, Kasubi M, Manji K, Lyamuya EF, Maselle SY, Langeland N: High nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among healthy Tanzanian under-5 children. Microb Drug Resist 2014, 20:82-88.

14.       Moyo S, Hanevik K, Blomberg B, Kommedal O, Vainio K, Maselle S, Langeland N: Genetic diversity of norovirus in hospitalised diarrhoeic children and asymptomatic controls in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Infect Genet Evol 2014, 26:340-347.

15.       Strom GE, Tellevik MG, Fataki M, Langeland N, Blomberg B: No asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia found among 108 young children at one health facility in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Malar J 2013, 12:417.

16.       Strom GE, Haanshuus CG, Fataki M, Langeland N, Blomberg B: Challenges in diagnosing paediatric malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Malar J 2013, 12:228.

17.       Haanshuus CG, Mohn SC, Morch K, Langeland N, Blomberg B, Hanevik K: A novel, single-amplification PCR targeting mitochondrial genome highly sensitive and specific in diagnosing malaria among returned travellers in Bergen, Norway. Malar J 2013, 12:26.

18.       Haug JB, Berild D, Blomberg B, Bruun JN, Flaatten HK, Leiva RA, Skrede S, Torfoss D, Undseth O: [Aminoglycosides in severe sepsis]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2013, 133:1553-1554.

19.       Ali C, Strom A, Blomberg B: [Increased understanding is the key in the fight against genital mutilation]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2013, 133:1559.

20.       Power OA, Brun JG, Blomberg B: [A woman in her thirties with pain in her fingers and toes]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2012, 132:2401-2403.

21.       Moyo SJ, Steinbakk M, Aboud S, Mkopi N, Kasubi M, Blomberg B, Manji K, Lyamuya EF, Maselle SY, Langeland N: Penicillin resistance and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae in nasopharyngeal carrier children under-5 years in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. J Med Microbiol 2012.

22.       Arnaud L, Hervier B, Neel A, Hamidou MA, Kahn JE, Wechsler B, Perez-Pastor G, Blomberg B, Fuzibet JG, Dubourguet F, et al: CNS involvement and treatment with interferon-alpha are independent prognostic factors in Erdheim-Chester disease: a multicenter survival analysis of 53 patients. Blood 2011, 117:2778-2782.

23.       Dyrhol-Riise AM, Gran G, Wentzel-Larsen T, Blomberg B, Haanshuus CG, Morkve O: Diagnosis and follow-up of treatment of latent tuberculosis; the utility of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-tube assay in outpatients from a tuberculosis low-endemic country. BMC Infect Dis 2010, 10:57.

24.       Blomberg B, Langeland N: Tuberculous meningitis and resistance to isoniazid. BMJ 2010, 341:c4677.

25.       Blomberg B: [Antimicrobial resistance in developing countries]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008, 128:2462-2466.

26.       Berg A, Patel S, Langeland N, Blomberg B: Falciparum malaria and HIV-1 in hospitalized adults in Maputo, Mozambique: does HIV-infection obscure the malaria diagnosis? Malar J 2008, 7:252.

27.       Tellevik MG, Sollid JE, Blomberg B, Jureen R, Urassa WK, Langeland N: Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-type SHV-12-producing Enterobacteriaceae causing septicemia in Tanzanian children: vectors for horizontal transfer of antimicrobial resistance. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2007, 59:351-354.

28.       Hoftvedt BO, Thorleifsson E, Hagestad K, Blomberg B, Rogde S, Nedal A: Fra kooperasjon til kapitalisme [From cooperation to capitalism]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2007, 127:68-70.

29.       Blomberg B, Manji KP, Urassa WK, Tamim BS, Mwakagile DS, Jureen R, Msangi V, Tellevik MG, Holberg-Petersen M, Harthug S, et al: Antimicrobial resistance predicts death in Tanzanian children with bloodstream infections: a prospective cohort study. BMC Infect Dis 2007, 7:43.

30.       Blomberg B, Olsen BE, Hinderaker SG, Langeland N, Gasheka P, Jureen R, Kvale G, Midtvedt T: Antimicrobial resistance in urinary bacterial isolates from pregnant women in rural Tanzania: implications for public health. Scand J Infect Dis 2005, 37:262-268.

31.       Blomberg B, Jureen R, Manji KP, Tamim BS, Mwakagile DS, Urassa WK, Fataki M, Msangi V, Tellevik MG, Maselle SY, Langeland N: High rate of fatal cases of pediatric septicemia caused by gram-negative bacteria with extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. J Clin Microbiol 2005, 43:745-749.

32.       Vaagland H, Blomberg B, Kruger C, Naman N, Jureen R, Langeland N: Nosocomial outbreak of neonatal Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis meningitis in a rural hospital in northern Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis 2004, 4:35.

33.       Panchagnula R, Agrawal S, Ashokraj Y, Varma M, Sateesh K, Bhardwaj V, Bedi S, Gulati I, Parmar J, Kaul CL, et al: Fixed dose combinations for tuberculosis: Lessons learned from clinical, formulation and regulatory perspective. Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 2004, 26:703-721.

34.       Blomberg B, Mwakagile DS, Urassa WK, Maselle SY, Mashurano M, Digranes A, Harthug S, Langeland N: Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania. BMC Public Health 2004, 4:45.

35.       Strand TA, Hollingshead SK, Julshamn K, Briles DE, Blomberg B, Sommerfelt H: Effects of zinc deficiency and pneumococcal surface protein a immunization on zinc status and the risk of severe infection in mice. Infect Immun 2003, 71:2009-2013.

36.       Blomberg B, Fourie B: Fixed-dose combination drugs for tuberculosis: application in standardised treatment regimens. Drugs 2003, 63:535-553.

37.       Blomberg B: A memorable patient: An aunt without health insurance [Filler]. Br Med J 2003, 326:279.

38.       Blomberg B, Rieder HL, Enarson DA: Kristian Andvord's impact on the understanding of tuberculosis epidemiology. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2002, 6:557-559.

39.       Andvord KF, Wijsmuller G, Blomberg B: What can we learn by following the development of tuberculosis from one generation to another? 1930. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2002, 6:562-568.

40.       Blomberg B, Spinaci S, Fourie B, Laing R: The rationale for recommending fixed-dose combination tablets for treatment of tuberculosis. Bull World Health Organ 2001, 79:61-68.

41.       Sbarbaro J, Blomberg B, Chaulet P: Fixed-dose combination formulations for tuberculosis treatment. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1999, 3:S286-288.

42.       Norval PY, Blomberg B, Kitler ME, Dye C, Spinaci S: Estimate of the global market for rifampicin-containing fixed-dose combination tablets. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1999, 3:S292-300; discussion S317-221.

43.       Blomberg B, Kitler ME, Milstien J, Dellepiane N, Fanning A, Norval PY, Spinaci S: Availability of quality fixed-dose combinations for the treatment of tuberculosis: what can we learn from studying the World Health Organization's vaccine model? Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1999, 3:S371-380; discussion S381-377.

44.       Blomberg B, Flaatten HK, Skrede S: Sepsis. In Norsk legemiddelhåndbok for helsepersonell 2013 (Norwegian medicinal products handbook for health personnel 2013). Oslo: Foreningen for utgivelse av Norsk legemiddelhåndbok; 2013

45.       Chapter on Sepsis in National guidelines for use of antimicrobial drugs in hospitals. Norwegian Directorate of Health; 2013.

46.       Blomberg B: Management of side effects of antituberculosis drugs (Book Chapter). In Tuberculosis - A Comprehensive Clinical Reference. Edited by Schaaf HS, Zumla AI: Elsevier; 2009

47.       Rysstad O, Blomberg B, Holtmon L, Severinsen G, Mørkve O, Thorsrud A, Brantsæter A, Mannsåker T, Winje B, Furuseth E, Sandbu S: Report on the use of BCG vaccine in Norway (Rapport 2008:12 Utredning om bruk av BCG-vaksine i Norge). Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Public Health; 2008.

48.       Blomberg B, Langland N: HIV treatment in low-income countries - responsibility of the western world? (Newspaper article) (HIV behandling i fattige land - den vestlige verdens ansvar? (Kronikk). In Bergens Tidende2007.

49.       Blomberg B, Evans P, Phanouvong S, Nunn P: Informal consultation on 4-drug fixed-dose combinations compliant with the WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Geneva, Switzerland, 15-17 August 2001. Geneva: UNDP, World Bank, WHO Special Programme for Research & Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR); 2002.

50.       Blomberg B: Frequently asked questions about the 4-drug fixed-dose combination tablet recommended by the World Health Organization for treating tuberculosis.  (WHO ed. Geneva: Global Drug Facility, Stop TB partnership, World Health Organization; 2002.

51.       Blomberg B: Fake medicines, a threat to human health (newspaper letter). In The Guardian. pp. 6. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania2001:6.

52.       Blomberg B, Maher D, Spinaci S: Rational use of drugs in the treatment of tuberculosis (Book Chapter). In International experience in rational use of drugs. Volume 3. Edited by Chaudhury RR. Bangkok: College of Public Health, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok/UNESCO Chair in rational use of drugs; 2000: 128-165

53.       Laing R, Fourie B, Ellard G, Sesay M, Spinaci S, Blomberg B, Bryant D: World Health Organization. Fixed dose combination tablets for the treatment of tuberculosis. Report from an informal meeting held in Geneva, Tuesday, 27 April 1999. pp. 1-43. Geneva: World Health Organization; 1999:1-43.

MD, PhD, spesialist i infeksjonssykdommer og indremedisin