Ane B Fisker

Summary

Affiliation: Bandim Health Project

Publications

  1. doi request reprint High-dose vitamin A with vaccination after 6 months of age: a randomized trial
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark and
    Pediatrics 134:e739-48. 2014
  2. pmc BCG coverage and barriers to BCG vaccination in Guinea-Bissau: an observational study
    Sanne Marie Thysen
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau Codex, Guinea Bissau
    BMC Public Health 14:1037. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Effects of the introduction of new vaccines in Guinea-Bissau on vaccine coverage, vaccine timeliness, and child survival: an observational study
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 2:e478-87. 2014
  4. pmc Does the effect of vitamin A supplements depend on vaccination status? An observational study from Guinea-Bissau
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    BMJ Open 2:e000448. 2012
  5. pmc The Effect of 50 000 IU Vitamin A with BCG Vaccine at Birth on Growth in the First Year of Life
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Trop Med 2011:570170. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Co-administration of live measles and yellow fever vaccines and inactivated pentavalent vaccines is associated with increased mortality compared with measles and yellow fever vaccines only. An observational study from Guinea-Bissau
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:598-605. 2014
  7. pmc Determinants of vitamin a deficiency in children between 6 months and 2 years of age in Guinea-Bissau
    Niels Danneskiold-Samsøe
    Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Orestads Boulevard, Copenhagen S 2300, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 13:172. 2013
  8. doi request reprint High-dose vitamin A supplementation administered with vaccinations after 6 months of age: sex-differential adverse reactions and morbidity
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Vaccine 31:3191-8. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin A supplementation with BCG vaccine at birth on vitamin A status at 6 wk and 4 mo of age
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1032-9. 2007
  10. pmc Vitamin A supplementation at birth might prime the response to subsequent vitamin A supplements in girls. Three year follow-up of a randomized trial
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    PLoS ONE 6:e23265. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint High-dose vitamin A with vaccination after 6 months of age: a randomized trial
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark and
    Pediatrics 134:e739-48. 2014
    ..The policy has never been evaluated in randomized controlled trials for its effect on overall mortality. We conducted a randomized double-blind trial to evaluate the effect of VAS with vaccines...
  2. pmc BCG coverage and barriers to BCG vaccination in Guinea-Bissau: an observational study
    Sanne Marie Thysen
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau Codex, Guinea Bissau
    BMC Public Health 14:1037. 2014
    ..Several studies show that BCG at birth lowers neonatal mortality. We assessed BCG coverage at different ages and explored reasons for delay in BCG vaccination in rural Guinea-Bissau...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of the introduction of new vaccines in Guinea-Bissau on vaccine coverage, vaccine timeliness, and child survival: an observational study
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 2:e478-87. 2014
    ..We assessed coverage of all vaccines in the Expanded Program on Immunizations before and after the new vaccines' introduction, and the implications on child survival...
  4. pmc Does the effect of vitamin A supplements depend on vaccination status? An observational study from Guinea-Bissau
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    BMJ Open 2:e000448. 2012
    ..29 (0.52; 3.22), p=0.04 for interaction). Conclusion The effect of VAS differed by most recent vaccination, being beneficial after measles vaccine but not after diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine...
  5. pmc The Effect of 50 000 IU Vitamin A with BCG Vaccine at Birth on Growth in the First Year of Life
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Trop Med 2011:570170. 2011
    ..The VAS effect differed significantly between the BCG and DTP windows (P = 0.03), and the difference was borderline significant between the DTP and MV windows for girls (P = 0.09)...
  6. doi request reprint Co-administration of live measles and yellow fever vaccines and inactivated pentavalent vaccines is associated with increased mortality compared with measles and yellow fever vaccines only. An observational study from Guinea-Bissau
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:598-605. 2014
    ..Pentavalent and YF vaccines were introduced in Guinea-Bissau in 2008. We investigated whether co-administration of pentavalent vaccine with MV and yellow fever vaccine has similar negative effects...
  7. pmc Determinants of vitamin a deficiency in children between 6 months and 2 years of age in Guinea-Bissau
    Niels Danneskiold-Samsøe
    Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Orestads Boulevard, Copenhagen S 2300, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 13:172. 2013
    ..To date, no national survey has been conducted. We assessed vitamin A status among children in rural Guinea-Bissau to assess status and identify risk factors for VAD...
  8. doi request reprint High-dose vitamin A supplementation administered with vaccinations after 6 months of age: sex-differential adverse reactions and morbidity
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Vaccine 31:3191-8. 2013
    ..WHO recommends vitamin A supplementation (VAS) at vaccination contacts after six months of age. The effect of this recommendation on mortality has not been evaluated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin A supplementation with BCG vaccine at birth on vitamin A status at 6 wk and 4 mo of age
    Ane B Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1032-9. 2007
    ..The effect of vitamin A supplementation (VAS) at birth on subsequent vitamin A status has not been studied...
  10. pmc Vitamin A supplementation at birth might prime the response to subsequent vitamin A supplements in girls. Three year follow-up of a randomized trial
    Ane Bærent Fisker
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    PLoS ONE 6:e23265. 2011
    ..We conducted a post-hoc analysis to test the hypothesis that neonatal VAS primes the response to subsequent vitamin A...
  11. doi request reprint The effect of at-birth vitamin A supplementation on differential leucocyte counts and in vitro cytokine production: an immunological study nested within a randomised trial in Guinea-Bissau
    Mathias J Jørgensen
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 109:467-77. 2013
    ..The results substantiate the potential role of VAS as an immunomodulatory intervention, which has different effects depending on concomitant health interventions and the sex of the recipient...
  12. pmc The impact of different doses of vitamin A supplementation on male and female mortality. A randomised trial from Guinea-Bissau
    Dorthe Yakymenko
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    BMC Pediatr 11:77. 2011
    ..We aimed to test these observations...
  13. pmc Interaction between neonatal vitamin A supplementation and timing of measles vaccination: a retrospective analysis of three randomized trials from Guinea-Bissau
    Christine S Benn
    Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Artillerivej 5, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark OPEN, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark Odense University Hospital, Denmark Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:5468-74. 2014
    ..5 months or no early MV, in addition to the usual MV at 9 months. We have previously found interactions between vitamin A and vaccines...
  14. pmc Both very low- and very high in vitro cytokine responses were associated with infant death in low-birth-weight children from Guinea Bissau
    Andreas Andersen
    Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    PLoS ONE 9:e93562. 2014
    ..We examined associations between cytokine responses and subsequent mortality in low-birth-weight infants in Guinea-Bissau...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of high-dose vitamin A supplementation on the immune response to Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine
    Birgitte R Diness
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1152-9. 2007
    ..Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine is given at birth in tuberculosis-endemic countries. Previous studies suggest that VAS may influence the immune response to vaccines...
  16. pmc Trends and determinants of mortality in women of reproductive age in rural Guinea-Bissau, West Africa--a cohort study
    Maram Mane
    Projecto de Saude de Bandim, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    BMC Womens Health 13:48. 2013
    ..There are few studies reporting mortality of women of reproductive age (WRA) in developing countries. The trend and patterns of their mortality may be important for documenting the health status of the population in general...
  17. doi request reprint Two different doses of supplemental vitamin A did not affect mortality of normal-birth-weight neonates in Guinea-Bissau in a randomized controlled trial
    Christine S Benn
    Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark Odense Patient data Explorative Network, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    J Nutr 144:1474-9. 2014
    ..We confirmed 2 other trials in Guinea-Bissau that showed no beneficial effect of NVAS. This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as NCT00168610. ..
  18. doi request reprint Reduced All-cause Child Mortality After General Measles Vaccination Campaign in Rural Guinea-Bissau
    Ane B Fisker
    From the Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark and OPEN, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:1369-76. 2015
    ..Randomized trials have shown that measles vaccine (MV) prevents nonmeasles deaths. MV campaigns are conducted to eliminate measles infection. The overall mortality effect of MV campaigns has not been studied...
  19. pmc Measles vaccination in the presence or absence of maternal measles antibody: impact on child survival
    Peter Aaby
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Research Centre for Vitamins and Vaccines, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen
    Clin Infect Dis 59:484-92. 2014
    ..Measles vaccine (MV) has a greater effect on child survival when administered in early infancy, when maternal antibody may still be present...
  20. pmc An enigma: why vitamin A supplementation does not always reduce mortality even though vitamin A deficiency is associated with increased mortality
    Christine S Benn
    Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines CVIVA, Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark, OPEN, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 44:906-18. 2015
    ..Stratified analyses suggest that whereas some subgroups benefit more than expected from VAS, other subgroups may experience negative effects...