Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Negative effect of smoking on the performance of the QuantiFERON TB gold in tube test
    Martine G Aabye
    Clinical Research Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Kettegårds Alle 30, 2650, Hvidovre, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:379. 2012
  2. doi The role of anthropometric and other predictors for diabetes among urban Tanzanians with tuberculosis
    D Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1680-5. 2012
  3. doi The role of diabetes on the clinical manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 17:877-83. 2012
  4. pmc CD4 lymphocyte dynamics in Tanzanian pulmonary tuberculosis patients with and without HIV co-infection
    Aase B Andersen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:66. 2012
  5. pmc Infrequent detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii by PCR in oral wash specimens from TB patients with or without HIV and healthy contacts in Tanzania
    Lotte Jensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 10:140. 2010
  6. pmc Diabetes is a risk factor for pulmonary tuberculosis: a case-control study from Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e24215. 2011
  7. doi Diabetes is a strong predictor of mortality during tuberculosis treatment: a prospective cohort study among tuberculosis patients from Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 18:822-9. 2013
  8. pmc The role of diabetes co-morbidity for tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a prospective cohort study from Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:165. 2012
  9. doi BCG protects against tuberculosis irrespective of HIV status: a matched case-control study in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Thorax 68:288-9. 2013
  10. ncbi Diabetes is associated with lower tuberculosis antigen-specific interferon gamma release in Tanzanian tuberculosis patients and non-tuberculosis controls
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 46:384-91. 2014

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Negative effect of smoking on the performance of the QuantiFERON TB gold in tube test
    Martine G Aabye
    Clinical Research Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Kettegårds Alle 30, 2650, Hvidovre, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:379. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of smoking on IGRA performance in TB patients in a low and high TB prevalence setting respectively...
  2. doi The role of anthropometric and other predictors for diabetes among urban Tanzanians with tuberculosis
    D Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:1680-5. 2012
    ..While little is known about predictors of diabetes among healthy individuals in Africa, predictors among TB patients are almost non-existent...
  3. doi The role of diabetes on the clinical manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 17:877-83. 2012
    ..Diabetes is associated with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), possibly due to impaired immunity, and diabetes may exacerbate the clinical manifestations of TB. Our aim was to assess the role of diabetes in the clinical manifestations of TB...
  4. pmc CD4 lymphocyte dynamics in Tanzanian pulmonary tuberculosis patients with and without HIV co-infection
    Aase B Andersen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:66. 2012
    ..The interaction of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) on CD4 levels over time is complex and has been divergently reported...
  5. pmc Infrequent detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii by PCR in oral wash specimens from TB patients with or without HIV and healthy contacts in Tanzania
    Lotte Jensen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 10:140. 2010
    ..We therefore assessed the prevalence of P. jirovecii by PCR in oral wash specimens among TB patients and healthy individuals in an HIV- and TB-endemic area of sub-Saharan Africa...
  6. pmc Diabetes is a risk factor for pulmonary tuberculosis: a case-control study from Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e24215. 2011
    ..Diabetes and TB are associated, and diabetes is increasingly common in low-income countries where tuberculosis (TB) is highly endemic. However, the role of diabetes for TB has not been assessed in populations where HIV is prevalent...
  7. doi Diabetes is a strong predictor of mortality during tuberculosis treatment: a prospective cohort study among tuberculosis patients from Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 18:822-9. 2013
    ..Strong evidence suggests diabetes may be associated with tuberculosis (TB) and could influence TB treatment outcomes. We assessed the role of diabetes on sputum culture conversion and mortality among patients undergoing TB treatment...
  8. pmc The role of diabetes co-morbidity for tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a prospective cohort study from Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Infect Dis 12:165. 2012
    ..In a prospective cohort study nested in a nutrition trial, we investigated the role of diabetes on changes in anthropometry, grip strength, and clinical parameters over a five months follow-up period...
  9. doi BCG protects against tuberculosis irrespective of HIV status: a matched case-control study in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Thorax 68:288-9. 2013
    ..3, 95% CI 0.2 to 0.7, p=0.005), irrespective of HIV status (interaction, p=0.623). BCG vaccination considerably reduced the risk of TB, both among individuals with and without HIV infection...
  10. ncbi Diabetes is associated with lower tuberculosis antigen-specific interferon gamma release in Tanzanian tuberculosis patients and non-tuberculosis controls
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 46:384-91. 2014
    ..Conclusion: Diabetes is associated with lower levels of Mtb antigen-specific IFN-γ, and the validity of IFN- γ tests for LTBI may be questionable in individuals with diabetes. ..
  11. pmc Vitamin D status among pulmonary TB patients and non-TB controls: a cross-sectional study from Mwanza, Tanzania
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Nutrition, Sports and Exercise, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e81142. 2013
    ..Little is known about vitamin D status in low-income populations burdened with infectious diseases. Hence, there is a need for data on correlates of serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D (S-25(OH)D) and its validity during infections...
  12. ncbi The double burden
    Daniel Faurholt-Jepsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Dan Med J 60:B4673. 2013
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  13. pmc Level and intensity of objectively assessed physical activity among pregnant women from urban Ethiopia
    Mads F Hjorth
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:154. 2012
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