Kåre Danielsen

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Vitamin D induces the expression of antimicrobial peptides with activity against Staphylococcus aureus. Thus, we studied the association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and S. aureus nasal colonization and carriage. Nasal swabs, blood samples and clinical data from 2,115 women and 1,674 men, aged 30–87 years, were collected in the Tromsø Staph(More)
The metabolic effects of short-term feed restriction and dietary calorie source were studied in horses receiving high-roughage or high-concentrate diets. Four Thoroughbred geldings were assigned to four treatment groups in a 4 x 4 Latin square experiment. The four treatments were 1) a nutritionally adequate high-roughage ration (70% roughage, 30%(More)
43 Norwegian premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome were randomized to receive either a high dose (initial dose 200 mg/kg) or a low dose (initial dose 100 mg/kg) of natural porcine surfactant (Curosurf). In the high dose group, up to five doses of surfactant could be given compared with three in the low dose group. In the high dose group,(More)
In order to determine the allergenic activity of five purified horse allergens, 22 children allergic to horses according to history, skin test, and leukocyte histamine release were evaluated. Washed leukocytes from all patients were tested for allergen-induced histamine release utilizing four epidermal horse allergens (Ags 6, 9, 11, and 15) and horse serum(More)
In 1994-96 all newborns (n = 1,044) at the neonatal intensive care unit, Vest-Agder Central Hospital were registered in a specially designed database. Annual reports on demographic data, treatment and complications were prepared. 56 patients (5.4%) had birth weight below 1,500 g. Eight newborns (0.8%) died. 13 newborns (1.2%) had cerebral hemorrhage grade(More)
UNLABELLED The prognosis of infantile myofibromatosis (IMF) depends on the organs involved: the prognosis is very poor if vital viscera are affected, but excellent if there is no visceral involvement. We report the case of a boy presenting with a pathological fracture at the age of 6 weeks. Progressive osteolytic lesions in the whole skeleton until the age(More)
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