Christian Wejse

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of tuberculosis treatment on CD4 cell count, HIV RNA, and p24 antigen in patients with HIV and tuberculosis
    C Wejse
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Brendstrupgaardsvej, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark GloHAU, Center for Global Health, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e907-12. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint [Picture of the month: Mollaret meningitis]
    Christian Wejse
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Skejby Sygehus, Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:3510. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint TBscore: Signs and symptoms from tuberculosis patients in a low-resource setting have predictive value and may be used to assess clinical course
    Christian Wejse
    Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institute, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:111-20. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in a West African population of tuberculosis patients and unmatched healthy controls
    Christian Wejse
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Statens Serum Institut, Bissau, Guinea Bissau, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1376-83. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D as supplementary treatment for tuberculosis: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Christian Wejse
    Infectious Disease Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:843-50. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Urine suPAR levels compared with plasma suPAR levels as predictors of post-consultation mortality risk among individuals assumed to be TB-negative: a prospective cohort study
    Paulo Rabna
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, Bissau Codex, Guinea Bissau
    Inflammation 33:374-80. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The Bandim tuberculosis score: reliability and comparison with the Karnofsky performance score
    Frauke Rudolf
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:256-64. 2013
  8. pmc Utility of the plasma level of suPAR in monitoring risk of mortality during TB treatment
    Paulo Rabna
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    PLoS ONE 7:e43933. 2012
  9. pmc Hepatitis B and Delta virus are prevalent but often subclinical co-infections among HIV infected patients in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Bo Langhoff Hønge
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 9:e99971. 2014
  10. pmc Tuberculosis burden in an urban population: a cross sectional tuberculosis survey from Guinea Bissau
    Morten Bjerregaard-Andersen
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau Codex, Guinea Bissau
    BMC Infect Dis 10:96. 2010

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Impact of tuberculosis treatment on CD4 cell count, HIV RNA, and p24 antigen in patients with HIV and tuberculosis
    C Wejse
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Brendstrupgaardsvej, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark GloHAU, Center for Global Health, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e907-12. 2013
    ..To describe HIV RNA levels during tuberculosis (TB) infection in patients co-infected with TB and HIV. Moreover, to examine the p24 antigen profile during TB treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Picture of the month: Mollaret meningitis]
    Christian Wejse
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Skejby Sygehus, Infektionsmedicinsk Afdeling
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:3510. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint TBscore: Signs and symptoms from tuberculosis patients in a low-resource setting have predictive value and may be used to assess clinical course
    Christian Wejse
    Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institute, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:111-20. 2008
    ..Low TBscore or fall in TBscore at treatment completion may be used as a measure of improvement...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in a West African population of tuberculosis patients and unmatched healthy controls
    Christian Wejse
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Statens Serum Institut, Bissau, Guinea Bissau, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1376-83. 2007
    ..Little is known regarding vitamin D deficiency (VDD) in African populations and in tuberculosis (TB) patients. VDD has been shown to be associated with TB...
  5. doi request reprint Vitamin D as supplementary treatment for tuberculosis: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Christian Wejse
    Infectious Disease Research Unit, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Brendstrupgaardsvej, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:843-50. 2009
    ..Vitamin D has been shown to be involved in the host immune response toward Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
  6. doi request reprint Urine suPAR levels compared with plasma suPAR levels as predictors of post-consultation mortality risk among individuals assumed to be TB-negative: a prospective cohort study
    Paulo Rabna
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, Bissau Codex, Guinea Bissau
    Inflammation 33:374-80. 2010
    ..75. For HIV-negative individuals, little or no prognostic effect was observed. However, in both HIV positives and negatives, the predictive effect of U-suPAR was found to be inferior to that of P-suPAR...
  7. doi request reprint The Bandim tuberculosis score: reliability and comparison with the Karnofsky performance score
    Frauke Rudolf
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:256-64. 2013
    ..Our aim was to assess the variability between 2 physicians in performing the Bandim tuberculosis score (TBscore), a clinical severity score for pulmonary TB (PTB), and to compare it to the Karnofsky performance score (KPS)...
  8. pmc Utility of the plasma level of suPAR in monitoring risk of mortality during TB treatment
    Paulo Rabna
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    PLoS ONE 7:e43933. 2012
    ..To investigate whether changes in the plasma level of soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) can be used to monitor tuberculosis (TB) treatment efficacy...
  9. pmc Hepatitis B and Delta virus are prevalent but often subclinical co-infections among HIV infected patients in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Bo Langhoff Hønge
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 9:e99971. 2014
    ..Co or super-infection with hepatitis Delta virus (HDV) may worsen the liver disease and complicate treatment possibilities...
  10. pmc Tuberculosis burden in an urban population: a cross sectional tuberculosis survey from Guinea Bissau
    Morten Bjerregaard-Andersen
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Apartado 861, 1004 Bissau Codex, Guinea Bissau
    BMC Infect Dis 10:96. 2010
    ..We conducted a cross sectional survey for pulmonary TB and TB symptoms in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, in an urban cohort with known HIV prevalence. TB surveillance in the area is routinely based on passive case finding...
  11. ncbi request reprint High mortality risk among individuals assumed to be TB-negative can be predicted using a simple test
    Paulo Rabna
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau, West Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 14:986-94. 2009
    ..To determine mortality among assumed TB negative (aTBneg) individuals in Guinea-Bissau and to investigate whether plasma levels of soluble urokinase receptor (suPAR) can be used to determine post-consultation mortality risk...
  12. ncbi request reprint TBscore II: refining and validating a simple clinical score for treatment monitoring of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis
    Frauke Rudolf
    From the 1 Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:825-36. 2013
    ..Further, some variables depend on a physician assessing them, making the score less applicable. The aim of the present study was to simplify the TBscore...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of tuberculosis exposure at home on mortality in children under 5 years of age in Guinea-Bissau
    Victor F Gomes
    Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau
    Thorax 66:163-7. 2011
    ..To assess mortality related to exposure to tuberculosis (TB) at home among children in urban areas of Guinea-Bissau...
  14. ncbi request reprint Variant mannose-binding lectin alleles are not associated with susceptibility to or outcome of invasive pneumococcal infection in randomly included patients
    Gitte Kronborg
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Infect Dis 185:1517-20. 2002
    ..Thus, in a random adult population with invasive pneumococcal infection, MBL does not seem to play a role in the pathophysiology, in contrast to earlier observations in patients with other concomitant immune abnormalities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Performance of 3 rapid tests for discrimination between HIV-1 and HIV-2 in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa
    Bo Langhoff Hønge
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Bissau, Guinea Bissau National HIV Programme, Ministry of Health, Bissau, Guinea Bissau National Public Health Laboratory, Bissau, Guinea Bissau GloHAU, Center for Global Health, School of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark and Department of Clinical Immunology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:87-90. 2014
    ..8%), followed by Immunoflow HIV1-HIV2 (agreement 90.9%) and SD Bioline HIV-1/2 3.0 (agreement 84.5%). Our results underscore the need for evaluation of tests in relevant populations before implementation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inter-observer variation of the Bandim TB-score
    Line Raaby
    Infectious Disease Research Unit, Skejby, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:220-3. 2009
    ..The kappa value of the total Bandim TBscore being at or above 8 points was 0.637, representing a good inter-observer agreement. No systematic bias was found...
  17. doi request reprint Reproductive patterns and fertility wishes among HIV-infected patients: survey from six outpatient clinics in Denmark
    Tinne Laursen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Brendstrupgaardsvej, Skejby, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e851-6. 2013
    ..Reproductive patterns among HIV patients in Denmark have not previously been described. We aimed to uncover the fertility wishes among Danish HIV-infected persons...
  18. ncbi request reprint Macrophage serum markers in pneumococcal bacteremia: Prediction of survival by soluble CD163
    Holger Jon Møller
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, AS Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Crit Care Med 34:2561-6. 2006
    ..This study investigated sCD163 and other markers of macrophage activation (neopterin, ferritin, transcobalamin, and soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor [suPAR]) as prognostic factors in patients with pneumococcal bacteremia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Should micronutrient supplementation be integrated into the case management of tuberculosis?
    Christine Stabell Benn
    J Infect Dis 197:1487-9. 2008