Karin Sundström

Pär Sparén7
Lisen Arnheim-Dahlström4
Joakim Dillner3
7Pär Sparén
4Lisen Arnheim-Dahlström
3Joakim Dillner
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INTRODUCTION To better understand trends in sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention, specifically low prevalence of condom use with temporary partners, the aim of this study was to examine factors associated with condom use and perceptions of STI risk amongst individuals at risk, with the underlying assumption that STI risk perceptions and STI(More)
We report the first detection of Seoul hantavirus (SEOV)-specific antibodies in the wild brown rat population in the Netherlands. SEOV-reactive antibodies were found in three rats out of 16 in a repeated series of tests including immunofluorescence assay, immunoblot, and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Focus reduction neutralization test confirmed the(More)
  • Ellinor Östensson, Susanna Alder, K. Miriam Elfström, Karin Sundström, Niklas Zethraeus, Marc Arbyn +2 others
  • 2015
OBJECTIVE This study aims to identify possible barriers to and facilitators of cervical cancer screening by (a) estimating time and travel costs and other direct non-medical costs incurred in attending clinic-based cervical cancer screening, (b) investigating screening compliance and reasons for noncompliance, (c) determining women's knowledge of human(More)
Detection of early symptoms in cervical cancer is crucial for early treatment and survival. To find symptoms of cervical cancer in clinical text, Named Entity Recognition is needed. In this paper the Clinical Entity Finder, a machine-learning tool trained on annotated clinical text from a Swedish internal medicine emergency unit, is evaluated on cervical(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the risks of invasive cervical cancer after detection of atypical glandular cells (AGC) during cervical screening. DESIGN Nationwide population based cohort study. SETTING Cancer and population registries in Sweden. PARTICIPANTS 3,054,328 women living in Sweden at any time between 1 January 1980 and 1 July 2011 who had any(More)
BACKGROUND Loss of a loved one has consistently been associated with various health risks. Little is however known about its relation to sexually transmitted infections (STIs). METHODS We conducted a population-based cohort study during 1987-2012 using the Swedish Multi-Generation Register, including 3,002,209 women aged 10-44 years. Bereavement was(More)
BACKGROUND A role of Chlamydia trachomatis in HPV-induced cervical carcinogenesis has been reported for cervical cancer but studies on cervical adenocarcinoma are limited. METHODS A total of 1,553 cervical smears taken up to 26 years before diagnosis in a large population-based nested case-control study of cervical adenocarcinoma (AC, 132 cases with(More)
  • Ellinor Östensson, Susanna Alder, K. Miriam Elfström, Karin Sundström, Niklas Zethraeus, Marc Arbyn +1 other
  • 2015
There are errors in the Funding section of the published article. The correct funding information is as follows: The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use,(More)
  • Eva Herweijer, Adina L. Feldman, Alexander Ploner, Lisen Arnheim-Dahlström, Ingrid Uhnoo, Eva Netterlid +4 others
  • 2015
BACKGROUND Concerns have been raised that HPV-vaccination might affect women's cervical screening behavior. We therefore investigated the association between opportunistic HPV-vaccination and attendance after invitation to cervical screening. METHODS A cohort of all women resident in Sweden, born 1977-1987 (N=629,703), and invited to cervical screening,(More)
BACKGROUND More detailed understanding of herpes zoster (HZ) is called for in the context of an increasing observed frequency of disease, and ongoing discussions regarding potential consequences of the disease. Thus, population-based data on incidence and complications of HZ are needed. METHODS We conducted a register-based cohort study in Västra Götaland(More)