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European reservoir hosts of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato.
Existing knowledge on reservoir hosts of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato was collated and reviewed and several species, particularly birds, were identified as reservoir competent. At the presentExpand
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Genomic organization and biosynthesis of secreted and cytoplasmic forms of gelsolin
Gelsolin is an actin regulatory protein which is unique among vertebrates in that it is found as both an intrinsic cytoplasmic protein and as a secreted plasma protein. We demonstrate that plasma andExpand
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Transport of Ticks by Migratory Passerine Birds to Norway
Abstract Ticks can be transported over large distances and across geographical barriers by avian hosts. During the spring migrations of 2003 to 2005, 9,768 passerine birds from 4 bird observatoriesExpand
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Residential dampness problems and symptoms and signs of bronchial obstruction in young Norwegian children.
To assess the role of dampness problems and house dust mite exposure in the development of bronchial obstruction in early life, a cohort of 3,754 children born in Oslo during 1992 and 1993 wasExpand
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Short term exposure to airborne microbial agents during farm work: exposure-response relations with eye and respiratory symptoms
OBJECTIVES Exposure to high levels of non-infectious microbial agents is recognised as a cause of respiratory disease in working populations, but except for endotoxins, little is known aboutExpand
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Isolation and characterization of Puumala hantavirus from Norway: evidence for a distinct phylogenetic sublineage.
Puumala (PUU) hantavirus is the aetiological agent of nephropathia epidemica (NE), a mild form of haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, which occurs in Fennoscandia, central Europe and Russia. InExpand
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Disseminated and chronic Lyme borreliosis in Norway, 1995 - 2004.
Lyme borreliosis is the most common tickborne infection in Norway. All clinical manifestations of Lyme borreliosis other than erythema migrans are notifiable to Folkehelseinstituttet, the NorwegianExpand
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Field investigations of tularemia in Norway.
In Norway, tularemia is a common disease in small rodent and hare populations, where large outbreaks can be observed. In humans, the yearly number of cases is low, usually less than ten, with peaksExpand
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Occurrence of mites in Norway and the rest of Scandinavia
  • R. Mehl
  • Medicine
  • Allergy
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This paper gives a faunistic review of mites that have been recorded in the indoor environment, particularly homes, barns, and stored products, in Norway and the other Scandinavian countries. SomeExpand
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Intradermal challenge of Icelandic horses with extracts of four species of the genus Culicoides.
Twenty-three Icelandic horses were challenged with extracts of four species of biting midges: Culicoides pulicaris, C chiopterus, C obsoletus and C impunctatus. Fourteen of the tested horses wereExpand
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