Peer Christensen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc PNPLA 3 I148M genetic variant associates with insulin resistance and baseline viral load in HCV genotype 2 but not in genotype 3 infection
    Karolina Rembeck
    Department of Infectious Diseases Virology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Genet 13:82. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Negative HCV-RNA 2 weeks after initiation of treatment predicts sustained virological response to pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 47:1115-9. 2012
  3. pmc Hepatitis C prevalence in Denmark -an estimate based on multiple national registers
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense C 29 5000, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:178. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection - Danish national guidelines 2011
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Sdr Boulevard 29, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Dan Med J 59:C4465. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Transfusion-related hepatitis C. The Danish "look back" survey]
    P B Christensen
    Odense Universitetshospital, klinisk immunologisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 162:2554-7. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of HIV and viral hepatitis by analysis of samples from drug related deaths
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, DK5000, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:383-7. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Liver biopsy performance and histological findings among patients with chronic viral hepatitis: a Danish database study
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:245-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: extreme cause-specific mortality in a cohort of adult prisoners--1988 to 2002: a data-linkage study
    Peer Christensen
    Odense University Hospital, Section of Infectious Diseases, Odense, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 36:317-8. 2007
  9. pmc Time trend of the prevalence of hepatitis E antibodies among farmers and blood donors: a potential zoonosis in Denmark
    Peer B Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1026-31. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A infection and vaccination among Danish blood donors
    Peer B Christensen
    Department C of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:127-30. 2005

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Publications23

  1. pmc PNPLA 3 I148M genetic variant associates with insulin resistance and baseline viral load in HCV genotype 2 but not in genotype 3 infection
    Karolina Rembeck
    Department of Infectious Diseases Virology, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Genet 13:82. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of PNPLA3 I148M variant on metabolic traits and treatment response in HCV genotype 2 and 3 infected patients...
  2. doi request reprint Negative HCV-RNA 2 weeks after initiation of treatment predicts sustained virological response to pegylated interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Scand J Gastroenterol 47:1115-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the early viral kinetics as predictor for sustained virological response (SVR) during hepatitis C treatment...
  3. pmc Hepatitis C prevalence in Denmark -an estimate based on multiple national registers
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense C 29 5000, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:178. 2012
    ..Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of chronic hepatitis C from public registers and the proportion of these patients who received specialized healthcare...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection - Danish national guidelines 2011
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Sdr Boulevard 29, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Dan Med J 59:C4465. 2012
    ..As this present English version has been written six months after the Danish 2011 version, it contains minor changes that will be integrated in the Danish 2012 version, available at the end this year...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Transfusion-related hepatitis C. The Danish "look back" survey]
    P B Christensen
    Odense Universitetshospital, klinisk immunologisk afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 162:2554-7. 2000
    ..Treatment with interferon-alpha was initiated in 23 patients, corresponding to 26% of HCV-RNA positive recipients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of HIV and viral hepatitis by analysis of samples from drug related deaths
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, DK5000, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:383-7. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of antibodies against HIV, hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) in postmortem samples from drug related deaths (DRDs) in Denmark...
  7. ncbi request reprint Liver biopsy performance and histological findings among patients with chronic viral hepatitis: a Danish database study
    Peer Brehm Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:245-9. 2007
    ..Age above 40 y was a better predictor of cirrhosis than elevated ALT. National database comparison may identify factors of importance for improved management of patients with chronic viral hepatitis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: extreme cause-specific mortality in a cohort of adult prisoners--1988 to 2002: a data-linkage study
    Peer Christensen
    Odense University Hospital, Section of Infectious Diseases, Odense, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 36:317-8. 2007
  9. pmc Time trend of the prevalence of hepatitis E antibodies among farmers and blood donors: a potential zoonosis in Denmark
    Peer B Christensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1026-31. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of anti-HEV among Danish blood donors and Danish farmers. In addition, we compared the prevalence among 2 sets of serum samples obtained from blood donors 20 years apart...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A infection and vaccination among Danish blood donors
    Peer B Christensen
    Department C of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:127-30. 2005
    ..Among unvaccinated donors, the prevalence rate was 23/376 (6.1%, 95% CI: 3.9-9.0) with age above 50 y and use of private water supply being independently associated with seropositivity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination in prison with a 3-week schedule is more efficient than the standard 6-month schedule
    Peer B Christensen
    Department of Medicine C, Section of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Vaccine 22:3897-901. 2004
    ..This was significantly higher than the estimated 34-42% protection that would have been achieved with the 6-month schedule...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Hepatitis B among injecting drug users in Denmark
    P B Christensen
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Odense University Hospital, 500, Odense, Denmark
    J Clin Virol 22:133-41. 2001
    ..The incidence of hepatitis B is low in Denmark, but injecting drug users (IDUs) remains a high-risk group for this infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint GB virus C epidemiology in Denmark: different routes of transmission in children and low- and high-risk adults
    Peer B Christensen
    Departement C of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    J Med Virol 70:156-62. 2003
    ..Blood borne transmission plays a role among health care workers and injecting drug users and GBV-C should be further evaluated as a surrogate marker for professional blood exposure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of bloodborne viral infections among Danish prisoners
    P B Christensen
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Odense University Hospital, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 16:1043-9. 2000
    ..They should be vaccinated against hepatitis B and new initiatives to stop sharing of injecting equipment in and outside prison is urgently needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of hepatitis E antibodies among Danish prisoners and drug users
    Peer B Christensen
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    J Med Virol 66:49-55. 2002
    ..In conclusion, anti-HEV was highly prevalent among Danish prisoners and drug users but not related to risk factors for blood-borne or sexual transmission...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B core antibodies in Danish blood donors: a surrogate marker of risk behaviour
    P B Christensen
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Vox Sang 81:222-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this work was to determine the prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc) among Danish blood donors and to correlate this with risk factors for blood-borne and sexually transmitted diseases...
  17. ncbi request reprint Blood borne viral infections among Danish health care workers--frequent blood exposure but low prevalence of infection
    Niels Fisker
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:61-7. 2004
    ..Danish HCWs do not seem to be at increased risk of hepatitis B even though universal HBV vaccination has not been implemented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of hepatitis C virus coinfection on response to highly active antiretroviral therapy and outcome in HIV-infected individuals: a nationwide cohort study
    Nina Weis
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1481-7. 2006
    ..We determined the impact of HCV infection on response to highly active antiretroviral therapy and outcome among Danish patients with HIV-1 infection...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Reporting chronic hepatitis B and C in Denmark]
    Nanna Hansen
    Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling, Hvidovre Hospital, DK 2650 Hvidovre
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:1567-70. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Low hepatitis B prevalence among pre-school children in Denmark: saliva anti-HBc screening in day care centres
    Niels Fisker
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    J Med Virol 68:500-4. 2002
    ..The HBV prevalence in pre-school children in Denmark is low even among immigrants from endemic areas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis B virus infections in Denmark
    Niels Fisker
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Odense University Hospital, Sdr Boulevard 29, DK 5000 C, Denmark
    J Clin Virol 31:46-52. 2004
    ..Denmark has a low incidence of acute hepatitis B (HBV) infections but the impact of an increasing number of immigrants with chronic HBV infection on HBV transmission is unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of chronic hepatitis C. The Danish Society of Infection Medicine]
    Nina M Weis
    Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling, H S Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:1221. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint [Transient elastography for diagnosing liver fibrosis]
    Belinda Klemmensen Mössner
    Odense Universitetshospital, Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling Q, Odense C
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:2453-6. 2008
    ..The method is described in the article, as well as its diagnostic sensitivity and specificity, and the reproducibility is briefly discussed by evaluating some studies...