Henrik Friis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi Maternal body composition, HIV infection and other predictors of gestation length and birth size in Zimbabwe
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 92:833-40. 2004
  2. ncbi [International nutrition and health]
    Henrik Friis
    Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Afdeling for Epidemiologi, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3020-3. 2006
  3. ncbi Effect of multimicronutrient supplementation on gestational length and birth size: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind effectiveness trial in Zimbabwe
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:178-84. 2004
  4. ncbi Micronutrient interventions and HIV infection: a review of current evidence
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1849-57. 2006
  5. ncbi Iron, haptoglobin phenotype, and HIV-1 viral load: a cross-sectional study among pregnant Zimbabwean women
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Human Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:74-81. 2003
  6. ncbi HIV-1 viral load and elevated serum alpha(1)-antichymotrypsin are independent predictors of body composition in pregnant Zimbabwean women
    Henrik Friis
    Research Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Nutr 132:3747-53. 2002
  7. doi Micronutrient status indicators in individuals single- or double-infected with HIV and Wuchereria bancrofti before and after DEC treatment
    Nina O Nielsen
    DBL Centre for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 14:44-53. 2009
  8. 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
  9. ncbi Acute-phase protein levels, diarrhoea, Trichuris trichiura and maternal education are predictors of serum retinol: a cross-sectional study of children in a Dhaka slum, Bangladesh
    Katja Kongsbak
    Department of Human Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 96:725-34. 2006
  10. doi Abdominal obesity has the highest impact on metabolic profile in an overweight African population
    Line N Handlos
    Department of International Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Hum Biol 39:530-3. 2012

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Publications55

  1. ncbi Maternal body composition, HIV infection and other predictors of gestation length and birth size in Zimbabwe
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 92:833-40. 2004
    ..In conclusion, gestation length and birth weight decline with increasing maternal HIV load. In addition, season of birth, gravidity, maternal height and body fat mass, and infant sex are predictors of birth weight...
  2. ncbi [International nutrition and health]
    Henrik Friis
    Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, Afdeling for Epidemiologi, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3020-3. 2006
    ..As a result of rural-urban migration and access to refined sugar and fat, overnutrition and chronic diseases are also becoming an increasing problem among the poor...
  3. ncbi Effect of multimicronutrient supplementation on gestational length and birth size: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind effectiveness trial in Zimbabwe
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:178-84. 2004
    ..Multiple micronutrient deficiencies may contribute to low birth weight, which is a major global determinant of mortality...
  4. ncbi Micronutrient interventions and HIV infection: a review of current evidence
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1849-57. 2006
    ..To review the current evidence on the role of micronutrient supplementation in HIV transmission and progression...
  5. ncbi Iron, haptoglobin phenotype, and HIV-1 viral load: a cross-sectional study among pregnant Zimbabwean women
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Human Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:74-81. 2003
    ..Iron status and the phenotype of haptoglobin, a heme-binding acute phase reactant, may be determinants of viral load. We aimed to describe the effect of iron status, haptoglobin phenotype (Hp), and other predictors on HIV-1 viral load...
  6. ncbi HIV-1 viral load and elevated serum alpha(1)-antichymotrypsin are independent predictors of body composition in pregnant Zimbabwean women
    Henrik Friis
    Research Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Nutr 132:3747-53. 2002
    ..The effects of viral load are not explained by elevated serum ACT, which is a strong independent predictor of all anthropometric variables...
  7. doi Micronutrient status indicators in individuals single- or double-infected with HIV and Wuchereria bancrofti before and after DEC treatment
    Nina O Nielsen
    DBL Centre for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 14:44-53. 2009
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi Acute-phase protein levels, diarrhoea, Trichuris trichiura and maternal education are predictors of serum retinol: a cross-sectional study of children in a Dhaka slum, Bangladesh
    Katja Kongsbak
    Department of Human Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 96:725-34. 2006
    ..trichiura infection and improving maternal education may be important interventions. The use of multiple categories of acute-phase proteins and cut-off values that indicate elevated levels need further research...
  10. doi Abdominal obesity has the highest impact on metabolic profile in an overweight African population
    Line N Handlos
    Department of International Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Hum Biol 39:530-3. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between different anthropometric parameters and metabolic profile in an overweight, adult, black Kenyan population...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi Hypovitaminosis D is common among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Tanzania but is not explained by the acute phase response
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Nutr 138:2474-80. 2008
    ..The health consequences of hypovitaminosis D in low-income equatorial populations, at risk for both infectious and chronic diseases, should be studied...
  14. ncbi The acute phase response to parturition: a cross-sectional study in Zimbabwe
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:61-8. 2009
    ..Multiparity was a negative, and preterm delivery and caesarean section were positive predictors of both serum ACT and CRP. There is a need for a better understanding of the acute phase response to parturition...
  15. ncbi Effect of diethylcarbamazine on HIV load, CD4%, and CD4/CD8 ratio in HIV-infected adult Tanzanians with or without lymphatic filariasis: randomized double-blind and placebo-controlled cross-over trial
    Nina O Nielsen
    DBL Centre for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:507-13. 2007
    ..Global efforts to control lymphatic filariasis by annual mass treatment with DEC may have a beneficial effect on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in areas where HIV and lymphatic filariasis co-exist...
  16. doi Acute- phase response and iron status markers among pulmonary tuberculosis patients: a cross-sectional study in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Henrik Friis
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 102:310-7. 2009
    ..It may be possible to develop algorithms, based on the markers of the APR and Fe status, to assess the Fe status among the patients with tuberculosis or other infections eliciting an APR...
  17. doi Cow's milk in treatment of moderate and severe undernutrition in low-income countries
    Kim F Michaelsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 67:99-111. 2011
    ..Such studies should not only focus on weight gain but also on linear growth, body composition, physical activity and cognitive development...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi Serum retinol is associated with stage of pregnancy and the acute phase response in pregnant women in Guinea-Bissau
    Pernille Kæstel
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nutr 142:942-7. 2012
    ....
  21. pmc The impact of HIV infection and CD4 cell count on the performance of an interferon gamma release assay in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Martine G Aabye
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 4:e4220. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi Entomophagy among the Luo of Kenya: a potential mineral source?
    Dirk L Christensen
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 57:198-203. 2006
    ..Conclusions Insect eating could prove to be a valuable measure to combat, especially, iron and zinc deficiency in developing countries...
  23. 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. ..
  24. doi Fat and fat-free mass at birth: air displacement plethysmography measurements on 350 Ethiopian newborns
    Gregers S Andersen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Pediatr Res 70:501-6. 2011
    ..This study presents reference data on birth FM and FFM from a low-income setting and provides background for further longitudinal mapping of the relationship between fetal BC, childhood growth, and adult disease...
  25. ncbi [Undernutrition in humanitarian crises]
    Jutta Kloppenborg Heick Skau
    Institut for Human Ernaering, Det Biovidenskabelige Fakultet, Københavns Universitet, DK 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Ugeskr Laeger 172:117-20. 2010
    ..There is a lack of evidence to support the optimal composition of food aid products, but there is an increasing focus on the importance of research in this field...
  26. ncbi Effects of maternal micronutrient supplementation on fetal loss and under-2-years child mortality: long-term follow-up of a randomised controlled trial from Guinea-Bissau
    Gregers Stig Andersen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:17-26. 2010
    ..There was a marginally negative effect of both the 1xRDA (RR 2.10, 95% CI 0.99; 4.46) and the 2xRDA (RR 2.02, 95% CI 0.95; 4.32) MMS preparation on mortality specifically between 92-365 days of age...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. ncbi Choice of foods and ingredients for moderately malnourished children 6 months to 5 years of age
    Kim F Michaelsen
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 30, DK 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Food Nutr Bull 30:S343-404. 2009
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. doi Obesity and regional fat distribution in Kenyan populations: impact of ethnicity and urbanization
    Dirk L Christensen
    Steno Diabetes Center, Gentofte, Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Ann Hum Biol 35:232-49. 2008
    ..Obesity is increasing rapidly in Africa, and may not be associated with the same changes in body composition among different ethnic groups in Africa...
  31. ncbi Milk enzyme activities and subclinical mastitis among women in Guinea-Bissau
    Lill Brith Wium Rasmussen
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Breastfeed Med 3:215-9. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi The use of whey or skimmed milk powder in fortified blended foods for vulnerable groups
    Camilla Hoppe
    Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, DK 1958 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Nutr 138:145S-161S. 2008
    ..The potential beneficial effects of adding milk protein and lack of evidence in vulnerable groups call for randomized intervention studies...
  33. ncbi Serum ferritin, alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene and retinol levels in lymphatic filariasis
    Henrik Friis
    Research Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:151-6. 2002
    ..The associations probably reflect increased oxidative stress due to microfilariaehost interactions, which could play a role in the pathogenesis...
  34. pmc Use, perceptions, and acceptability of a ready-to-use supplementary food among adult HIV patients initiating antiretroviral treatment: a qualitative study in Ethiopia
    Mette Frahm Olsen
    Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Patient Prefer Adherence 7:481-8. 2013
    ..We used qualitative methods to explore the use, perceptions, and acceptability of RUSF among adult HIV patients in Jimma, Ethiopia...
  35. ncbi Spontaneously fermented millet product as a natural probiotic treatment for diarrhoea in young children: an intervention study in Northern Ghana
    Vicki Lei
    Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Dept of Food Science, Food Microbiology, Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Food Microbiol 110:246-53. 2006
    ..It is speculated that the effect after two weeks could be due to a preventing effect of KSW on antibiotic-associated diarrhoea which could help reducing persistent diarrhoea...
  36. ncbi Haemoconcentration associated with low vitamin A status can mask anaemia
    Søren Pedersen
    Danish Centre for Experimental Parasitology, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Dyrlaegevej 100, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Trop 84:55-8. 2002
    ..Therefore, this phenomenon needs to be further clarified in studies involving determination of plasma volumes...
  37. ncbi Acute phase protein levels, T. trichiura, and maternal education are predictors of serum zinc in a cross-sectional study in Bangladeshi children
    Katja Kongsbak
    Department of Human Nutrition, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Nutr 136:2262-8. 2006
    ..Controlling T. trichiura infection and improving maternal education may be important interventions. The use of multiple categories of acute phase proteins and cut-off values that indicate elevated levels warrant further research...
  38. ncbi Effects of iron and multimicronutrient supplementation on geophagy: a two-by-two factorial study among Zambian schoolchildren in Lusaka
    Mbiko Nchito
    The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:218-27. 2004
    ..Geophagy could be a copied behaviour and the association between geophagy and iron deficiency due to impaired iron absorption following earth eating...
  39. ncbi Effects of multimicronutrient supplementation on helminth reinfection: a randomized, controlled trial in Kenyan schoolchildren
    Annette Olsen
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Jaegersborg Alle 1 D, DK 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:109-14. 2003
    ..trichiura. The effect on S. mansoni infection intensity is particularly interesting given the low compliance, suggesting that full micronutrient supplementation might have a role to play in S. mansoni control programmes...
  40. ncbi Subclinical mastitis among HIV-infected and uninfected Zimbabwean women participating in a multimicronutrient supplementation trial
    Exnevia Gomo
    Parasite Genetics and Immunology Unit, Blair Research Institute, Josiah Tongogara Avenue Mazowe Road, P O Box CY 573, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:212-6. 2003
    ..Thus, the importance of subclinical mastitis for infant growth suggests that further investigations to decrease the condition, perhaps using higher micronutrient doses, are warranted...
  41. ncbi Low-dose iron supplementation does not increase HIV-1 load
    Annette Olsen
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:637-8. 2004
    ..Based on a historical iron trial, we assessed the effect of 60 mg of elemental iron given twice weekly over four month on HIV-1 viral load. There was no effect on viral load, but effects of higher doses of iron cannot be excluded...
  42. ncbi Reference values and predictors of white blood cell subset counts: a cross-sectional study among HIV seronegative pregnant women in Zimbabwe
    Exnevia Gomo
    Blair Research Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, PO Box CY573, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 107:156-62. 2003
    ..To identify predictors and develop reference values of white blood cell subset counts for pregnant black women in Zimbabwe...
  43. ncbi The effect of multi-vitamin/mineral supplementation on mortality during treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis: a randomised two-by-two factorial trial in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Nyagosya Range
    National Institute for Medical Research, Muhimbili Research Station, PO Box 3436, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Br J Nutr 95:762-70. 2006
    ..A randomised trial of the effect of the combined intervention used in this study should be conducted in a different setting to confirm the finding...
  44. ncbi Hypothesis: Vitamin A supplementation and childhood mortality: amplification of the non-specific effects of vaccines?
    Christine Stabell Benn
    Projecto de Saude de Bandim, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Int J Epidemiol 32:822-8. 2003
    ..We propose that the effect of vitamin A supplementation may depend on the amplification of non-specific effects of vaccines on childhood mortality...
  45. ncbi [High-dose vitamin A supplementation decreases childhood mortality rates in low-income countries--can the results be improved?]
    Christine Stabell Benn
    Guinea Bissau Statens Serum Institut, Bandim Health Project, og Københavns Universitet
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:2442-5. 2006
    ..It seems likely that by pursuing these inconsistent observations, vitamin A supplementation programmes can be optimised...
  46. ncbi The effect of micronutrient supplementation on treatment outcome in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis: a randomized controlled trial in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Nyagosya Range
    National Institute for Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 10:826-32. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effects of micronutrient supplementation on culture conversion in tuberculosis (TB) patients...
  47. ncbi Association between genital schistosomiasis and HIV in rural Zimbabwean women
    Eyrun F Kjetland
    Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    AIDS 20:593-600. 2006
    ..To determine the association between female genital Schistosoma haematobium infection and HIV...
  48. ncbi The effect of antioxidant supplementation on hepatitis C viral load, transaminases and oxidative status: a randomized trial among chronic hepatitis C virus-infected patients
    Karin Groenbaek
    Department of Hepatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:985-9. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of antioxidant supplementation on hepatitis C viral load, transaminases and oxidative status...
  49. ncbi Genital schistosomiasis in women: a clinical 12-month in vivo study following treatment with praziquantel
    Eyrun F Kjetland
    Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:740-52. 2006
    ..Findings were independent of HIV status. Such lesions, which are common and apparently refractory to treatment for at least 12 months, may be an important risk factor for both the acquisition and transmission of HIV...
  50. ncbi Viral load is a negative predictor of antioxidant levels in hepatitis C patients
    Karin Grønbaek
    Clinical Pharmacological Unit, Gentofte University Hospital, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:686-9. 2005
    ..2 micromol/l, 95% CI - 21.9-3.5). The association may reflect consumption of antioxidants due to HCV, although effects of low antioxidant status on viral replication cannot be excluded...
  51. ncbi Intake of alcoholic beverages is a predictor of iron status and hemoglobin in adult Tanzanians
    Wabyahe Malenganisho
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza Medical Research Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Nutr 137:2140-6. 2007
    ..The role of alcoholic beverage intake and other determinants of hemoglobin and iron status in low-income populations needs to be better elucidated...
  52. ncbi Simple clinical manifestations of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women
    Eyrun Floerecke Kjetland
    Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:311-9. 2005
    ..Mucosal sandy patches seem to be pathognomonic for S. haematobium infection in the female genitals. Coexistence of ova and other lesions may not be causal...
  53. ncbi Should micronutrient supplementation be integrated into the case management of tuberculosis?
    Christine Stabell Benn
    J Infect Dis 197:1487-9. 2008
  54. ncbi Herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of epidemic proportions in rural Zimbabwean women: association with other sexually transmitted infections
    Eyrun Floerecke Kjetland
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Ullevaal University Hospital, 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 272:67-73. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the prevalences of the STIs and their clinical correlates in rural Zimbabwean women...
  55. ncbi Human papillomavirus in a rural community in Zimbabwe: the impact of HIV co-infection on HPV genotype distribution
    Marc F D Baay
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Med Virol 73:481-5. 2004
    ..The results suggest that HIV co-infection may have an impact on HPV genotype distribution...