M Jensenius

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Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Threats to international travellers posed by tick-borne diseases
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Travel Med Infect Dis 4:4-13. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Extensive hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans in Norwegian travellers to the tropics
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Travel Med Infect Dis 6:45-7. 2008
  3. pmc Prospective European-wide multicentre study on a blood based real-time PCR for the diagnosis of acute schistosomiasis
    Dominic Wichmann
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:55. 2013
  4. pmc Acute and potentially life-threatening tropical diseases in western travelers--a GeoSentinel multicenter study, 1996-2011
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:397-404. 2013
  5. pmc Travel and migration associated infectious diseases morbidity in Europe, 2008
    Vanessa Field
    InterHealth and National Travel Health Network and Centre, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 10:330. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Repellent efficacy of four commercial DEET lotions against Amblyomma hebraeum (Acari: Ixodidae), the principal vector of Rickettsia africae in southern Africa
    Mogens Jensenius
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, N 0514 Oslo, Norway
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:708-11. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Fascioliasis imported to Norway
    Mogens Jensenius
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:534-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Sub-acute neuropathy in patients with African tick bite fever
    Mogens Jensenius
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:114-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Scrub typhus imported to Scandinavia
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:200-2. 2006
  10. pmc Multicenter GeoSentinel analysis of rickettsial diseases in international travelers, 1996-2008
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, NO 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1791-8. 2009

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Threats to international travellers posed by tick-borne diseases
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Travel Med Infect Dis 4:4-13. 2006
    ..Since ecotourism and adventure travel are increasingly popular worldwide, the incidence of travel-associated tick-borne diseases is likely to increase in the future...
  2. doi request reprint Extensive hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans in Norwegian travellers to the tropics
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Travel Med Infect Dis 6:45-7. 2008
    ..We present two Norwegian holidaymakers who developed extensive disease after returning from Brazil and Tanzania, respectively. Both patients responded to the treatment with ivermectin...
  3. pmc Prospective European-wide multicentre study on a blood based real-time PCR for the diagnosis of acute schistosomiasis
    Dominic Wichmann
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:55. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Acute and potentially life-threatening tropical diseases in western travelers--a GeoSentinel multicenter study, 1996-2011
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:397-404. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Travel and migration associated infectious diseases morbidity in Europe, 2008
    Vanessa Field
    InterHealth and National Travel Health Network and Centre, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 10:330. 2010
    ..Europeans represent the majority of international travellers and clinicians encountering returned patients have an essential role in recognizing, and communicating travel-associated public health risks...
  6. ncbi request reprint Repellent efficacy of four commercial DEET lotions against Amblyomma hebraeum (Acari: Ixodidae), the principal vector of Rickettsia africae in southern Africa
    Mogens Jensenius
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, N 0514 Oslo, Norway
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:708-11. 2005
    ..Hourly negative control trials repelled <5% of tick attacks. Our results suggest that commercial repellents containing > or =19.5% DEET provide a significant but short-lasting protection against questing A. hebraeum ticks...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fascioliasis imported to Norway
    Mogens Jensenius
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:534-7. 2005
    ..Imported fascioliasis is rarely reported but should be suspected in patients with a travel history to endemic areas, abdominal symptoms and hypereosinophilia of the blood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sub-acute neuropathy in patients with African tick bite fever
    Mogens Jensenius
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:114-8. 2006
    ..Given the current increase of international safari tourism to sub-Saharan Africa, more cases of sub-acute neuropathy following ATBF may well be encountered in Europe and elsewhere in the y to come...
  9. ncbi request reprint Scrub typhus imported to Scandinavia
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:200-2. 2006
    ..Specific antibodies against Orientia tsutsugamushi, the causative agent of scrub typhus, were detected in all 3 cases...
  10. pmc Multicenter GeoSentinel analysis of rickettsial diseases in international travelers, 1996-2008
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, NO 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1791-8. 2009
    ..More than 90% of patients with rickettsial disease were treated with doxycycline, 43 (15.4%) were hospitalized, and 4 had a complicated course, including 1 fatal case of scrub typhus encephalitis acquired in Thailand...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rickettsioses and the international traveler
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1493-9. 2004
    ..Tetracyclines are the drugs of first choice and should be prescribed whenever a case of rickettsiosis is suspected. Preventive measures rely on minimizing the risk of arthropod bites when traveling in areas of endemicity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory responses in African tick-bite fever
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Infect Dis 187:1332-6. 2003
    ..The induction of these mediators and the balance between them may be critical both for the regulation of inflammation and for protective immunity in ATBF...
  13. ncbi request reprint African tick bite fever in travelers to rural sub-Equatorial Africa
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Infect Dis 36:1411-7. 2003
    ..Our study suggests that ATBF is not uncommon in travelers to rural sub-Saharan Africa and that many cases have a nonspecific presentation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sequential changes in hematologic and biochemical parameters in African tick bite fever
    M Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Microbiol Infect 9:678-83. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint African tick bite fever
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:557-64. 2003
    ..Travellers to endemic areas should be informed of the risk of contracting African tick bite fever and be encouraged to take personal protective measures against tick bites...
  16. ncbi request reprint Tick-borne rickettsioses in international travellers
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Infect Dis 8:139-46. 2004
    ..We describe the current knowledge of tick-borne rickettsioses as they relate to international travel, their microbiological diagnosis, treatment, possible prevention, and future prospects...
  17. pmc Comparison of immunofluorescence, Western blotting, and cross-adsorption assays for diagnosis of African tick bite fever
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:786-8. 2004
    ..01). A specific diagnosis of Rickettsia africae infection could be established in 15% of the patients by IFA and in 73% of the patients by a combination of WB and cross-adsorption assays (P < 0.01)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rickettsia africae, a tick-borne pathogen in travelers to sub-Saharan Africa
    D Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseilles, France
    N Engl J Med 344:1504-10. 2001
    ..African tick-bite fever occurs after contact with ticks that carry Rickettsia africae and that parasitize cattle and game. Sporadic reports suggest that this infection has specific clinical and epidemiologic features...
  19. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of Rickettsia africae infection in Norwegian travellers to rural Africa
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:93-6. 2002
    ..africae infection suggests that the infection may be common in international travellers to rural sub-Saharan Africa but that most cases are asymptomatic or clinically mild and self-limited...
  20. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the diagnosis of tick-borne bacterial diseases in Europe
    P Brouqui
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:1108-32. 2004
    ..These guidelines aim to help clinicians and microbiologists in diagnosing infection transmitted by tick bites and to provide the scientific and medical community with a better understanding of these infectious diseases...
  21. pmc Kinetics of antibody responses in Rickettsia africae and Rickettsia conorii infections
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UPRESA 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:324-8. 2002
    ..We recommend that sera collected 4 weeks after the onset of signs of patients with suspected African tick-bite fever should be used for the definitive serological diagnosis of R. africae infections...
  22. pmc Multicenter EuroTravNet/GeoSentinel study of travel-related infectious diseases in Europe
    Philippe Gautret
    Assitance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1783-90. 2009
    ..These results should be considered in the practice of travel medicine and development of health recommendations for European travelers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rickettsial infections--a threat to travellers?
    Jean Marc Rolain
    Unité des Rickettsies CNRS UPRES A 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:433-7. 2004
    ..An update on these new infections should be of interest to health workers with patients who are international travellers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of an epidemic of hepatitis A virus involving intravenous drug abusers--infection by needle sharing?
    B Grinde
    Department of Virology, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Med Virol 53:69-75. 1997
    ..This observation and the large number of patients with a demonstrable viremia suggest that needle sharing may contribute to the dissemination of HAV...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fatal subarachnoidal haemorrhage in a Norwegian traveller with dengue virus infection
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:272-4. 2007
    ..Our case was consistent with so called 'dengue fever with haemorrhages', a recently described entity that mainly affects adults and may cause severe bleedings also in the absence of DHF...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adjustment of antibiotic treatment according to the results of blood cultures leads to decreased antibiotic use and costs
    Dag Berild
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, N 0514 Oslo, Norway
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:326-30. 2006
    ..To avoid the use of unnecessary broad-spectrum antibiotics, empirical therapy of bacteraemia should be adjusted according to the results of blood cultures...
  27. ncbi request reprint Repellent efficacy of DEET and KBR 3023 against Amblyomma hebraeum (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Anne Marie Pretorius
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
    J Med Entomol 40:245-8. 2003
    ..This first study of topical repellents against A. hebraeum suggests that 20% lotions of DEET and KBR 3023 are effective for 2 and 1 h, respectively, but that the repellent efficacies decrease thereafter...
  28. doi request reprint Tick-borne diseases: tick-borne spotted fever rickettsioses in Africa
    Cecile Cazorla
    Service de Medecine Interne et Maladies Infectieuses, Centre Hospitalier Territorial de Nouvelle Calédonie, BP J 5, 98849 Nouméa cedex, France
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:531-44, ix-x. 2008
    ..africae, seven distinct species of tick-borne rickettsiae are considered to be human pathogens. A combination of clinical alertness and molecular tools such as PCR base detection of DNA and sequencing help to describe new diseases...
  29. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of soluble CD40L in African tick bite fever: possible involvement of TLRs in the pathogenic interaction between Rickettsia africae, endothelial cells, and platelets
    Jan K Damås
    Research Institute for Internal Medicine, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, N 0027 Oslo, Norway
    J Immunol 177:2699-706. 2006
    ..This interaction, which includes additive effects between sCD40L and R. africae, may contribute to endothelial inflammation and hypercoagulation in this disorder...
  30. ncbi request reprint Update on spotted fever group Rickettsiae in South Africa
    Anne Marie Pretorius
    National Health Laboratory Services, Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 4:249-60. 2004
    ..In this review, we describe the current status of the epidemiology, microbiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of SFG rickettsioses in southern Africa...