T K Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: Statens Serum Institut
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hospitalizations due to rotavirus gastroenteritis in Denmark
    T K Fischer
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 90:1073-5. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Rotavirus disease in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa: a review of longitudinal community and hospital studies
    Thea Kølsen Fischer
    Projecto de Saude de Bandim, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Infect Dis 202:S239-42. 2010
  3. pmc Incidence and cost of rotavirus hospitalizations in Denmark
    Thea Kølsen Fischer
    Department for Epidemiology Research, Center for Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:855-9. 2007
  4. pmc Characterization of rotavirus strains in a Danish population: high frequency of mixed infections and diversity within the VP4 gene of P[8] strains
    T K Fischer
    Viral Gastroenteritis Section, MS G 04, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1630 Clifton Road N E, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1099-104. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus typing methods and algorithms
    Thea K Fischer
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway, Laboratorio National de Saude Publica, Bissau, Guinea Bissau and Department of Epidemiology Research, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Rev Med Virol 14:71-82. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of incompletely typed rotavirus strains from Guinea-Bissau: identification of G8 and G9 types and a high frequency of mixed infections
    T K Fischer
    Laboratorio National de Saude Publica, Bissau 1004, Guinea Bissau
    Virology 311:125-33. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological studies of rotavirus infection in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa
    Thea Kølsen Fischer
    Department of Epidemiological Research, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S
    Dan Med Bull 50:103-17. 2003
  8. pmc Rotavirus particles can survive storage in ambient tropical temperatures for more than 2 months
    Thea K Fischer
    Projecto de Saude Bandim, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4763-4. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Protective immunity after natural rotavirus infection: a community cohort study of newborn children in Guinea-Bissau, west Africa
    Thea K Fischer
    Projecto de Saude de Bandim and Laboratorio National de Saude Publica, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Infect Dis 186:593-7. 2002
  10. pmc Genotype profiles of rotavirus strains from children in a suburban community in Guinea-Bissau, Western Africa
    T K Fischer
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 38:264-7. 2000

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of hospitalizations due to rotavirus gastroenteritis in Denmark
    T K Fischer
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 90:1073-5. 2001
    ..8 per 1000 in children <5 y and 5.4 in children <2 y of age. Conclusion: These findings suggest that rotavirus gastroenteritis remains a common disease in Danish hospitalized children and causes a substantial burden of disease...
  2. doi request reprint Rotavirus disease in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa: a review of longitudinal community and hospital studies
    Thea Kølsen Fischer
    Projecto de Saude de Bandim, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Infect Dis 202:S239-42. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Incidence and cost of rotavirus hospitalizations in Denmark
    Thea Kølsen Fischer
    Department for Epidemiology Research, Center for Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:855-9. 2007
    ..These admissions amount to associated direct medical costs of US $1.7-1.8 million per year. Using 2 simple models to analyze readily available hospital discharge data resulted in more consistent and reliable estimates...
  4. pmc Characterization of rotavirus strains in a Danish population: high frequency of mixed infections and diversity within the VP4 gene of P[8] strains
    T K Fischer
    Viral Gastroenteritis Section, MS G 04, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1630 Clifton Road N E, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1099-104. 2005
    ..Our findings might implicate challenges for rotavirus vaccine implementation in a European population and underscore the importance of extensive strain surveillance prior to, during, and after introduction of any vaccine candidate...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus typing methods and algorithms
    Thea K Fischer
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway, Laboratorio National de Saude Publica, Bissau, Guinea Bissau and Department of Epidemiology Research, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Rev Med Virol 14:71-82. 2004
    ..Improved detection and characterisation of incompletely typed strains will help to develop a comprehensive strain surveillance that may be required for tailoring effective rotavirus vaccines...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of incompletely typed rotavirus strains from Guinea-Bissau: identification of G8 and G9 types and a high frequency of mixed infections
    T K Fischer
    Laboratorio National de Saude Publica, Bissau 1004, Guinea Bissau
    Virology 311:125-33. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological studies of rotavirus infection in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa
    Thea Kølsen Fischer
    Department of Epidemiological Research, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S
    Dan Med Bull 50:103-17. 2003
  8. pmc Rotavirus particles can survive storage in ambient tropical temperatures for more than 2 months
    Thea K Fischer
    Projecto de Saude Bandim, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4763-4. 2002
    ..The retained infectivity of rotavirus particles underscores the need for safe systems for disposal of feces, in particular in developing countries where rotavirus is a major cause of childhood mortality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Protective immunity after natural rotavirus infection: a community cohort study of newborn children in Guinea-Bissau, west Africa
    Thea K Fischer
    Projecto de Saude de Bandim and Laboratorio National de Saude Publica, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    J Infect Dis 186:593-7. 2002
    ..The high level of protection against symptomatic rotavirus infection provides an important incentive for development of a rotavirus vaccine...
  10. pmc Genotype profiles of rotavirus strains from children in a suburban community in Guinea-Bissau, Western Africa
    T K Fischer
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, 5021 Bergen, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 38:264-7. 2000
    ..In 1996 and 1997, P[6], G2 was the most frequent, whereas P[8], G1 was more common in 1998. The unusual type P[9], G3 and a few mixed infections were detected. Sixteen percent of the rotavirus-positive samples were nontypeable...
  11. ncbi request reprint Seven years' experience with Cryptosporidium parvum in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa
    M Perch
    Department of Epidemiology Research, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark
    Ann Trop Paediatr 21:313-8. 2001
    ..By contrast, no seasonality was found for the enteric parasites Giardia lamblia or Entamoeba histolytica. We conclude that Cryptosporidium parvum is an important pathogen in children with diarrhoea...
  12. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus vaccines: past, present, and future
    R I Glass
    Viral Gastroenteritis Section, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop GO4 CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Arch Pediatr 12:844-7. 2005