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  • E-mailBjarne.Bjorvatn@uib.no
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    Kalfarveien 31
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    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Books
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Clemens, John; Rabinovich, Regina. 1999. North-South Cooperation in Vaccine Research and Development. 55 pages.
Journal articles
  • 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. 33: 359-364. doi: 10.1007/s10096-013-1963-0
  • 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. 32: 381-385. doi: 10.1007/s10096-012-1753-0
  • Kollaritsch, Herwig; Paulke-Korinek, Maria; Holzmann, Heidemarie; Hombach, Joachim; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Barrett, Alan. 2012. Vaccines and vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis. Expert Review of Vaccines. 11: 1103-1119. doi: 10.1586/ERV.12.86
  • 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. 19: 706-706. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049996
  • 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. 30: 159-165. doi: 10.1007/s10096-010-1064-2
  • 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. 16: 909-911. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.03000.x
  • Kristiansen, bjØrn-erik; Brandtzæg, Petter; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Solberg, Claus Ola. 2009. Meningokokkvaksineforsøket 1988-91. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 129: 192-194.
  • 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. 49: 99-104.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Group A and C Meningococcal Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. Weekly Epid.. June 11.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Group A and C Meningococcal Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record.. 297-304.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Rotavirus vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epid. Record. Feb. 5: 33-38.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Pertussis Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. Wekl. Epid. Record. June 11: 177-183.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Pertussis Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record.. 137-143.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1999. Pneumococcal Vaccines. WHO Position Paper. WHO Weekly Epidemiological Record.. 177-183.
  • Hagen, P; Bjorvatn, Bjarne; Jebsen, Søren. 1999. European Malaria Vaccine Initiative. Parasitology Today. 15: 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. 770: 81-88.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1996. The European Commission COST/STD-3 Initiative on European Vaccine Research. Reports of the Expert Panels.(editorial). Vaccine. 14.
  • Bjorvatn, Bjarne. 1996. The EC COST/STD initiative on vaccine research and development. (editorial). Vaccine. 14.
  • 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). 97: 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. 26: 530-534.
Reports and theses
  • 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. Universitetet i Gøteborg, Gøteborg. 55 pages.
  • 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. Centre for International Health.

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