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  • E-mailBjarne.Bjorvatn@uib.no
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    Kalfarveien 31
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    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Hernes, Susanne; Hagen, Egil; Quarsten, Hanne; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bakke, Per S. 2014. No impact of early real-time PCR screening for respiratory viruses on length of stay and use of antibiotics in elderly patients hospitalized with symptoms of a respiratory tract infection in a single center in Norway. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 359-364.
  • Hernes, Susanne; Quarsten, Hanne; Hamre, Runar; Hagen, Egil; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bakke, Per S. 2013. A comparison of nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal swabbing for the detection of influenza virus by real-time PCR. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 381-385.
  • Hernes, Susanne; Quarsten, Hanne; Hagen, Egil; Lyngroth, Anne Liv; Pripp, Are Hugo; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bakke, Per S. 2011. Swabbing for respiratory viral infections in older patients: a comparison of rayon and nylon flocked swabs. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 159-165.
  • Hernes, Susanne; Hagen, Egil; Tofteland, Ståle; Finsen, Niels Thomas; Christensen, Andreas; Giske, Christian G.; Spindler, Carl; Bakke, Per S.; Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 2010. Transthoracic fine-needle aspiration in the aetiological diagnosis of communityacquired pneumonia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 909-911.
  • Kurabachew, M; Enger, O; Sandaa, Ruth-Anne; Skuce, R; Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 2004. A multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay for genus-, group- and species-specific detection of mycobacteria. Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease. 99-104.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Rotavirus vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epid. Record. 33-38.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Pneumococcal Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record.. 177-183.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Pertussis Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. Wekl. Epid. Record. 177-183.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Pertussis Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record.. 137-143.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Group A and C Meningococcal Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. Weekly Epid..
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Group A and C Meningococcal Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record.. 297-304.
  • Hagen, P; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Jebsen, Søren. 1999. European Malaria Vaccine Initiative. Parasitology Today. 47-48.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Fagerland, Snorre; Eid, Tore; Ursin, Reidun. 1997. Sleep/waking effects of a selective 5-HT 1A receptor agonist given systemically as well as perfused in the dorsal raphe nucleus in rats. Brain Research. 81-88.
  • Sommerfelt, Halvor; Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Svennerholm, Ann-Mari; Sanchez, Joaquin; Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1989. Mechanism of spontaneous loss of heat-stable toxin (STa) Production in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 436-440.
  • Sommerfelt, Halvor; Svennerholm, Ann-Mari; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Haukanes, Bjørn Ivar; Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1988. Comparative Study of Colony Hybridization With Synthetic Oligonucleotide Probes and Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Identification of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 530-534.
Report
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Clemens, John; Rabinovich, Regina. 1999. North-South Cooperation in Vaccine Research and Development. Report from an International Workshop sponsored by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and the World Health Organization held in Gothenburg, Sweden, 11-13 November, 1998. .
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1996. Action Against AIDS: The Story of MUTAN. A joint effort in North East Tanzania 1989-1995 between Tanzania and Norway. Executive Summary. .
Academic lecture
  • Hernes, Susanne; Hagen, Egil; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bakke, Per S. 2007. Virale pneumonier hos eldre.
Non-fiction book
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Clemens, John; Rabinovich, Regina. 1999. North-South Cooperation in Vaccine Research and Development. [Mangler utgivernavn].
Feature article
  • Kristiansen, bjØrn-erik; Brandtzæg, Petter; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Solberg, Claus Ola. 2009. Meningokokkvaksineforsøket 1988-91. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 192-194.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1996. The European Commission COST/STD-3 Initiative on European Vaccine Research. Reports of the Expert Panels.(editorial). Vaccine.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1996. The EC COST/STD initiative on vaccine research and development. (editorial). Vaccine.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Denbel, Mekonnen Kurabachew. 2004. Molecular approaches to the diagnosis of Mycobacteria with special reference to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium leprae.
Abstract
  • Lunde, Hanne Marie; Aae, Tommy F; Indrevåg, William; Aarseth, Jan Harald; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bø, Lars. 2012. Poor sleep in patients with multiple sclerosis. European Journal of Neurology. 706-706.
Poster
  • Hernes, Susanne; Hagen, Egil; Quarsten, Hanne; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bakke, Per S. 2011. Testing For Respiratory Viruses In The Elderly,- Does It Really Matter?
  • Hernes, Susanne; Finsen, Niels Thomas; Hagen, Egil; Tofteland, Ståle; Christensen, Andreas; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bakke, Per S. 2007. Transthoracic fine needle aspiration is a safe and well-tolerated method for etiological diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia.
  • Mylvaganam, Haima; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Hofstad, Tor; Osland, A. 1999. The 5 émm sequence as an epidemiological marker in an outbreak of invasive group A streptococcal disease.
  • Mylvaganam, Haima; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Hofstad, Tor; Osland, A. 1999. HylP and HylP2 Genes in Group A Streptococcus: Intergenic Recombination and Allelic Specificity of HylP to Emm3 and Emm6 Sequence Types.
Academic literature review
  • Kollaritsch, Herwig; Paulke-Korinek, Maria; Holzmann, Heidemarie; Hombach, Joachim; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Barrett, Alan. 2012. Vaccines and vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis. 1103-1119.

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