Jorunn Kirkeleit

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Benzene exposure on a crude oil production vessel
    J Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:123-9. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Biological monitoring of benzene exposure during maintenance work in crude oil cargo tanks
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Chem Biol Interact 164:60-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute suppression of serum IgM and IgA in tank workers exposed to benzene
    J Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Immunol 64:690-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of acute myelogenous leukemia and multiple myeloma in a historical cohort of upstream petroleum workers exposed to crude oil
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 19:13-23. 2008
  5. pmc Increased risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma among upstream petroleum workers
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Occup Environ Med 67:335-40. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Risk of MS is not associated with exposure to crude oil, but increases with low level of education
    Trond Riise
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Mult Scler 17:780-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The healthy worker effect in cancer incidence studies
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1218-24. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Biological monitoring of benzene exposure for process operators during ordinary activity in the upstream petroleum industry
    Magne Bratveit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:487-94. 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Benzene exposure on a crude oil production vessel
    J Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:123-9. 2006
    ..The aim was to describe the personal exposure to benzene on a typical crude oil production vessel and to identify factors influencing the exposure level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biological monitoring of benzene exposure during maintenance work in crude oil cargo tanks
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Chem Biol Interact 164:60-7. 2006
    ..Control measures should be improved for processes, which impose a potential for increased absorption of benzene upon the workers...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acute suppression of serum IgM and IgA in tank workers exposed to benzene
    J Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Immunol 64:690-8. 2006
    ..The groups did not differ significantly in the change in other immune parameters. The clinical significance is unknown and warrants further studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of acute myelogenous leukemia and multiple myeloma in a historical cohort of upstream petroleum workers exposed to crude oil
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 19:13-23. 2008
    ..The results suggest that benzene exposure, which most probably caused the increased risk of acute myelogenous leukemia, also resulted in an increased risk of multiple myeloma...
  5. pmc Increased risk of oesophageal adenocarcinoma among upstream petroleum workers
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Occup Environ Med 67:335-40. 2010
    ..To investigate cancer risk, particularly oesophageal cancer, among male upstream petroleum workers offshore potentially exposed to various carcinogenic agents...
  6. doi request reprint Risk of MS is not associated with exposure to crude oil, but increases with low level of education
    Trond Riise
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
    Mult Scler 17:780-7. 2011
    ..Offshore workers in the Norwegian upstream petroleum industry are exposed to a number of chemicals such as organic solvents, mineral oils and other hydrocarbons, possibly contributing to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  7. doi request reprint The healthy worker effect in cancer incidence studies
    Jorunn Kirkeleit
    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1218-24. 2013
    ..32). Depending on the type of cancer being studied, marked potential exists for both underestimation and overestimation of cancer risk when the general population is used as the reference for studies of worker populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biological monitoring of benzene exposure for process operators during ordinary activity in the upstream petroleum industry
    Magne Bratveit
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:487-94. 2007
    ..Although these operators perform tasks with relatively high short-term exposure to benzene, the full-shift mean exposure is low during ordinary activity. Some evidence indicates benzene uptake within this range of exposure...