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Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2021). The effectiveness of syndromic surveillance for the early detection of waterborne outbreaks: a systematic review. BMC Infectious Diseases. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). The effectiveness of syndromic surveillance for the early detection of waterborne outbreaks: a systematic review. BMC Infectious Diseases. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Measles vaccine coverage among children born to Somali immigrants in Norway. BMC Public Health. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Hvorfor innreisekarantene. Michael. 325-337.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The establishment and first experiences of a crisis advisory service for water supplies in Norway. Journal of Water and Health.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The establishment and first experiences of a crisis advisory service for water supplies in Norway. Journal of Water and Health. 545-555.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Immigrant screening for latent tuberculosis infection: numbers needed to test and treat, a Norwegian population-based cohort study. BMJ Open. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Compliance with water advisories after water outages in Norway. BMC Public Health. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) (2019). An outbreak of skin rash traced to a portable floating tank in Norway, May 2017 . Eurosurveillance.
  • Show author(s) (2019). An outbreak of skin rash traced to a portable floating tank in Norway, May 2017. Eurosurveillance.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Pandemic vaccination strategies and influenza severe outcomes during the influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic and the post-pandemic influenza season: The Nordic experience. Eurosurveillance. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). The quality of denominator data in surgical site infection surveillance versus administrative data in Norway 2005-2010. BMC Infectious Diseases. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Surgical site infections after hip arthroplasty in Norway, 2005-2011: Influence of duration and intensity of postdischarge surveillance. American Journal of Infection Control. 323-328.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Implications of screening and childcare exclusion policies for children with Shiga-toxin producing infections: Lessons learned from an outbreak in a daycare centre, Norway, 2012. BMC Infectious Diseases. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Denominators count: supplementing surveillance data for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection with testing data, Norway, 2007 to 2013. Eurosurveillance. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Trends in HIV infection surveillance data among men who have sex with men in Norway, 1995-2011. BMC Public Health. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Systematic screening with information and home sampling for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in young men and women in Norway: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Infectious Diseases. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Risk of Fetal Death after Pandemic Influenza Virus Infection or Vaccination. New England Journal of Medicine. 333-340.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Methodology of the Norwegian Surveillance System for Healthcare-Associated Infections: The value of a mandatory system, automated data collection, and active postdischarge surveillance. American Journal of Infection Control. 591-596.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Counting pandemic deaths: comparing reported numbers of death from influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 with estimated excess mortality. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 1370-1379.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Usefulness of health registries when estimating vaccine effectiveness during the influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 pandemic in Norway. BMC Infectious Diseases.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Salmonellosis and charter tourism: epidemiology and trends of imported human cases to Norway from the Canary Islands and Thailand, 1994-2008. Epidemiology and Infection. 1655-1662.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Population based study of genital Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence and associated factors in Norway: A cross sectional study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Norway, a low-incidence country, 2006-2010. Journal of Hospital Infection. 36-40.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Evaluation of the national surveillance system for point-prevalence of healthcare-associated infections in hospitals and in long-term care facilities for elderly in Norway, 2002-2008. BMC Public Health. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Epidemiology of acute and chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Norway, 1992-2009. BMC Infectious Diseases. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Detection of events of public health importance under the international health regulations: a toolkit to improve reporting of unusual events by frontline healthcare workers. BMC Public Health. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Syphilis epidemiology in Norway, 1992-2008: resurgence among men who have sex with men. BMC Infectious Diseases.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Self-reported sexually transmitted infections and their correlates among men who have sex with men in Norway: an Internet-based cross-sectional survey. BMC Infectious Diseases. 11 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2009). The epidemiology of gonorrhoea in Norway, 1993-2007: past victories, future challenges. BMC Infectious Diseases.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Severe consequences of healthcare-associated infections among residents of nursing homes: A cohort study. Journal of Hospital Infection. 269-274.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Sales of oseltamivir in Norway prior to the emergence of oseltamivir resistant influenza A(H1N1) viruses in 2007-08. Virology Journal.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Rotavirus gastroenteritis in Norway: Analysis of prospective surveillance and hospital registry data. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 753-759.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Infeksjoner etter keisersnitt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 618-622.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Differences and commonalities of national field epidemiology training programmes in Europe. Eurosurveillance. 5-11.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections in Norway, 1986 to 2006, Surveillance Data. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 17-21.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Questions on causality and responsibility arising from an outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in Norway. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Norway caused by stx(2)-positive Escherichia coli O103 : H25 traced to cured mutton sausages. BMC Infectious Diseases. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Outbreak of Salmonella Thompson infections linked to imported rucola lettuce. Foodborne pathogens and disease. 165-173.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Nationwide study of invasive Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in Norway: Importance of underlying disease. Journal of Infection. 139-146.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Bør barn adoptert fra utlandet undersøkes for meticillinresistente stafylokokker? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 291-293.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Antibiotikabehandling av fødende med gruppe B-streptokokker? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2467-2469.
  • Show author(s) (2008). An outbreak of legionnaires disease caused by long-distance spread from an industrial air scrubber in Sarpsborg, Norway. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 61-69.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Safety review: two outer membrane vesicle (OMV) vaccines against systemic Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B disease. Vaccine. 3080-3084.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination of mouth swabs during production causing a major outbreak. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Healthcare-associated infection among residents of long-term care facilities: a cohort and nested case-control study. Journal of Hospital Infection. 334-340.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Breaks and maintenance work in the water distribution systems and gastrointestinal illness: a cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology. 873-880.
  • Show author(s) (2007). An outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection caused by contaminated mouth swabs. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 794-801.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Outbreak of Salmonella Kedougou in Norway associated with salami, April-June 2006. Eurosurveillance.
  • Show author(s) (2006). HIV-infection in Norway before 2006. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3125-3130.
  • Show author(s) (2006). A large community outbreak of waterborne giardiasis-delayed detection in a non-endemic urban area. BMC Public Health. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Presentasjon av statistiske analyser i Tidsskriftet. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2183-2187.
  • Show author(s) (2003). Incidence of gastroenteritis in Norway - a population-based survey. Epidemiology and Infection. 591-597.
Report
  • Show author(s) (2020). Samfunnsøkonomisk vurdering av smitteverntiltak – covid-19 – første rapport. .
  • Show author(s) (2020). Covid-19 – samfunnsøkonomisk vurdering av smitteverntiltak – andre rapport. .
  • Show author(s) (2007). Kunnskapsstatus knyttet til mattrygghet og smittespredning — Kjøtt og kjøttprodukter fra storfe, småfe, svin og fjørfe. 13. 13. .
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) (2021). Akademisk lunsj: Hvordan slutter en pandemi?
Editorial
  • Show author(s) (2019). Vaksinasjonsprogram for voksne. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Under huden. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Risk of Fetal Death After Pandemic Influenza Virus Infection or Vaccination EDITORIAL COMMENT. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 348-349.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Er hepatitt C viktig for stoffmisbrukerne? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1623.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Kritikk uten hemninger. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1377.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Flåttsommer. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1163.
  • Show author(s) (2008). De utvalgte smittestoffene. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2304.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Vaccination-the story about that's what did not happen. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2504-2504.
  • Show author(s) (2006). A medical ritual. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1035-1035.
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) (2014). Re: Jakten på det utenomjordiske. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2021-2022.
  • Show author(s) (2009). P. Aavitsland svarer:. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2499.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Abortion and substance use: Cause or confounding? Addiction. 157-157.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Abortion and depression: Cause or confounding? Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 327-328.
Short communication
  • Show author(s) (2008). A local outbreak of quinolone-resistant gonorrhoea in Norway, January 2008. Eurosurveillance.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Outbreak of measles among Irish travellers in Norway: an update. Eurosurveillance.
  • Show author(s) (2007). An outbreak of measles among a travelling community from England in Norway: a preliminary report. Eurosurveillance.
  • Show author(s) (2006). An outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome associated with minced beef, Norway, January-February 2006: preliminary report. Eurosurveillance.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) (2021). Slik tar en pandemi slutt. Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Aftenposten bommer om prognoser. Igjen og igjen. . Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Show author(s) (2012). Skal ikke barnediaré forebygges? Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). 4-5.
Letter to the editor
  • Show author(s) (2015). Response to letter to the editor regarding: "Surgical site infections after hip arthroplasty in Norway, 2005-2011: Influence of duration and intensity of postdischarge surveillance". American Journal of Infection Control. 1024-1025.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Vitenskapelighet og forsvarlighet. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 138-139.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2016). Data Quality in Norwegian Surgical Site Infection Surveillance: Implementation and validation of a national system for surveillance of surgical site infections in Norway. 2140.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Epidemiological studies and surveillance of health care associated infections in Norwegian hospitals and long-term care facilities.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Disease burden and the economic impact of rotavirus gastroenteritis in low- and high-income settings and the cost-effectiveness of new rotavirus vaccines. No.903.
Abstract
  • Show author(s) (2012). The 2009 Influenza Pandemic, Vaccination during Pregnancy and Fetal Death: A National Registry-Based Study in Norway. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 382-382.
Poster
  • Show author(s) (2008). EPINORTH: a cooperation project on communicable diseases surveillance in nothern Europe.
Popular scientific book
  • Show author(s) (2019). Blod og Bein.Lidelse, lindring og behandling i norsk medisinhistorie. Nasjonalbiblioteket.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2009). Sykdom forårsaket av nytt A(H1N1)-influensavirus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1736-1739.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Meticillinresistente gule stafylokokker i Norge. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2730-2733.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Show author(s) (2020). Smittsomme sykdommer blant pasienter ved Helsesenter for papirløse migranter i Oslo. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 5 pages.

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