Stig Ove Hjelmevoll

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital of North Norway
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Appropriate time for test-of-cure when diagnosing gonorrhoea with a nucleic acid amplification test
    Stig Ove Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, NO 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Derm Venereol 92:316-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genotypic properties of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Norway in 2009: antimicrobial resistance warrants an immediate change in national management guidelines
    S O Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, P O Box 56, 9038, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1181-6. 2012
  3. pmc Comparing urine samples and cervical swabs for Chlamydia testing in a female population by means of Strand Displacement Assay (SDA)
    Siren Haugland
    Department of Public Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 10:9. 2010
  4. pmc A fast real-time polymerase chain reaction method for sensitive and specific detection of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae porA pseudogene
    Stig Ove Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Mol Diagn 8:574-81. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Clinical validation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of Neisseria gonorrheae porA pseudogene versus culture techniques
    Stig Ove Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Sex Transm Dis 35:517-20. 2008

Collaborators

  • Magnus Unemo
  • Siren Haugland
  • Turid Thune
  • Tore Wentzel-Larsen
  • Beata Fosse
  • Helge Myrmel

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Appropriate time for test-of-cure when diagnosing gonorrhoea with a nucleic acid amplification test
    Stig Ove Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, NO 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Derm Venereol 92:316-9. 2012
    ..Thus, the recommended empirical treatment with ciprofloxacin in Norway should be changed immediately. TOC can be performed 2 weeks after treatment when NAATs are used for diagnosis of gonorrhoea...
  2. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genotypic properties of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Norway in 2009: antimicrobial resistance warrants an immediate change in national management guidelines
    S O Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, P O Box 56, 9038, Tromsø, Norway
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1181-6. 2012
    ..gonorrhoeae strains circulating in Norway were highly diverse. The level of ciprofloxacin resistance was high and the Norwegian management guidelines should promptly exclude ciprofloxacin as an empirical treatment option for gonorrhea...
  3. pmc Comparing urine samples and cervical swabs for Chlamydia testing in a female population by means of Strand Displacement Assay (SDA)
    Siren Haugland
    Department of Public Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Womens Health 10:9. 2010
    ..Urine samples may be particularly important in screening young people who are asymptomatic...
  4. pmc A fast real-time polymerase chain reaction method for sensitive and specific detection of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae porA pseudogene
    Stig Ove Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Mol Diagn 8:574-81. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the N. gonorrhoeae porA pseudogene real-time PCR developed in the present study is highly sensitive, specific, robust, rapid and reproducible, making it suitable for diagnosis of N. gonorrhoeae infection...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical validation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of Neisseria gonorrheae porA pseudogene versus culture techniques
    Stig Ove Hjelmevoll
    Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Sex Transm Dis 35:517-20. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to clinically validate a previously published real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method targeting the porA pseudogene in N. gonorrheae in comparison to culture techniques...