Birgitte J Vennervald

Summary

Affiliation: Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Exposure to malaria affects the regression of hepatosplenomegaly after treatment for Schistosoma mansoni infection in Kenyan children
    Mark Booth
    Division of Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP, UK
    BMC Med 2:36. 2004
  2. pmc Micro-geographical variation in exposure to Schistosoma mansoni and malaria, and exacerbation of splenomegaly in Kenyan school-aged children
    Mark Booth
    Division of Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 4:13. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of morbidity in Schistosoma haematobium infection: current methods and future tools
    B Jyding Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Jaegersborg Alle 1D, 2920, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Acta Trop 77:81-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Morbidity in schistosomiasis: an update
    Birgitte J Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Jaegersborg Alle 1D, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:439-47. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Regression of hepatosplenomegaly in Kenyan school-aged children after praziquantel treatment and three years of greatly reduced exposure to Schistosoma mansoni
    Birgitte J Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:150-60. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Detailed clinical and ultrasound examination of children and adolescents in a Schistosoma mansoni endemic area in Kenya: hepatosplenic disease in the absence of portal fibrosis
    Birgitte J Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 9:461-70. 2004

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Publications6

  1. pmc Exposure to malaria affects the regression of hepatosplenomegaly after treatment for Schistosoma mansoni infection in Kenyan children
    Mark Booth
    Division of Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP, UK
    BMC Med 2:36. 2004
    ..The present analysis focused on the possibility that exposure to malaria infection may have limited the resolution of hepatosplenomegaly in a cohort of Kenyan schoolchildren...
  2. pmc Micro-geographical variation in exposure to Schistosoma mansoni and malaria, and exacerbation of splenomegaly in Kenyan school-aged children
    Mark Booth
    Division of Microbiology and Parasitology, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1QP, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 4:13. 2004
    ..Here, we have investigated whether relatively high exposure to both infections has a clinically measurable effect on this condition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of morbidity in Schistosoma haematobium infection: current methods and future tools
    B Jyding Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Jaegersborg Alle 1D, 2920, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Acta Trop 77:81-9. 2000
    ..The results from these studies and the usefulness of the markers as morbidity assessment tools are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Morbidity in schistosomiasis: an update
    Birgitte J Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Jaegersborg Alle 1D, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:439-47. 2004
    ..The aim is to provide an update on the current state of knowledge and, hopefully, thereby stimulate continued research interest in this important area...
  5. ncbi request reprint Regression of hepatosplenomegaly in Kenyan school-aged children after praziquantel treatment and three years of greatly reduced exposure to Schistosoma mansoni
    Birgitte J Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:150-60. 2005
    ..mansoni, even with continuing exposure to malaria. The lack of complete resolution of hepatosplenomegaly in most children suggests, among other things, a residual organomegaly attributable to malaria...
  6. ncbi request reprint Detailed clinical and ultrasound examination of children and adolescents in a Schistosoma mansoni endemic area in Kenya: hepatosplenic disease in the absence of portal fibrosis
    Birgitte J Vennervald
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 9:461-70. 2004
    ..These results indicate that hepatosplenic disease in school-aged children attributable to S. mansoni infection, involving hepatosplenomegaly and increased portal vein diameter, can occur in the absence of peri-portal fibrosis...