Arthur Love

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections cause 9 million new tuberculosis cases and 1.5 million deaths annually. To identify variants conferring risk of tuberculosis, we tested 28.3 million variants identified through whole-genome sequencing of 2,636 Icelanders for association with tuberculosis (8,162 cases and 277,643 controls), pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB)(More)
Objective. To describe the epidemiology of AIDS and HIV infection in Iceland with demographic characteristics and associated risk factors. Design. Survey of national data reported to the Office of the Director General of Public Health in Iceland from November 1985 to December 311994. The dates of diagnosis of HIV infection, AIDS and death due to AIDS were(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to audit the outcome of elective open aortic aneurysm repair in a veteran hospital to determine whether age > or =80 years influenced the morbidity or mortality. METHODS All elective abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repaired at Greenslopes Private (Repatriation) Hospital between January 1995 and July 2000 were reviewed.(More)
OBJECTIVE First to measure plasma HIV-1 RNA in Icelandic HIV infected individuals and second to evaluate the initial effects of new combination regimens on viral load and CD4+ cell counts in HIV infected patients in Iceland. MATERIAL AND METHODS The cohort studied consis notted of all HIV infected individuals we received samples from during the period(More)
During the three year period of October 1990 to October 1993, 124 individuals were identified with antibodies against the hepatitis C virus at the Department of Medical Virology, University of Iceland. The large majority of these were intravenous drug users but also some had become infected by receiving infected blood or blood products. A hepatitis C(More)
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