Anna Söderlund Strand

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Population-based data on the occurrence of healthcare-associated (HCA) and hospital-acquired (HA) bacterial infections in cirrhosis, their predictors, and their impact on outcome are limited. METHODS All patients with incident cirrhosis in 2001-2010 residing in an area of 600,000 inhabitants were retrospectively identified. All serious(More)
Genital high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs) cause cervical cancer and are also found in a small proportion of nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSCs). We used cancer registry linkages to follow the 856,000 serum donors included in the Southern Sweden Microbiology Biobank or the Janus Biobank in Norway, for incident skin cancers occurring up to 30 years after(More)
13 men with a history of recurrent genital herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection were followed daily for 4 weeks with samples taken from the urethra for virus isolation. Asymptomatic virus shedding occurred in 5 men who had 1 single positive isolation each. Four of these urethral isolates were typed as HSV-1 and 1 as HSV-2.
RATIONALE The epidemiology, referral patterns and outcome of patients admitted to a tertiary burns unit in southern Africa were reviewed. MATERIALS AND METHODS The charts of all patients with thermal injury presenting to the Burns Centre at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH) between 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2010 were reviewed.(More)
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