Lars Ohrmalm

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc No evidence of presence of parvovirus 4 in a Swedish cohort of severely immunocompromised children and adults
    Thomas Tolfvenstam
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e46430. 2012
  2. pmc Viral findings in adult hematological patients with neutropenia
    Lars Ohrmalm
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e36543. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of a surveillance strategy for early detection of adenovirus by PCR of peripheral blood in hematopoietic SCT recipients: incidence and outcome
    L Ohrmalm
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Bone Marrow Transplant 46:267-72. 2011
  4. pmc Flocked nasal swab versus nasopharyngeal aspirate for detection of respiratory tract viruses in immunocompromised adults: a matched comparative study
    Lars Ohrmalm
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 10:340. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Respiratory viruses, a common microbiological finding in neutropenic children with fever
    Anna Lindblom
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Virol 47:234-7. 2010
  6. pmc Mannose-binding lectin 2 polymorphisms do not influence frequency or type of infection in adults with chemotherapy induced neutropaenia
    Michelle Wong
    Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e30819. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Bacteremia in Swedish hematological patients with febrile neutropenia: bacterial spectrum and antimicrobial resistance patterns
    Carl Aust
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:285-91. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Clinical utility of PCR for common viruses in acute respiratory illness
    Samuel Rhedin
    Department of Medicine Solna, Unit of Infectious Diseases, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 133:e538-45. 2014
  9. pmc Microbial translocation contribute to febrile episodes in adults with chemotherapy-induced neutropenia
    Michelle Wong
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e68056. 2013

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Publications9

  1. pmc No evidence of presence of parvovirus 4 in a Swedish cohort of severely immunocompromised children and adults
    Thomas Tolfvenstam
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e46430. 2012
    ..Our results may indicate a very low prevalence of the virus in Sweden, and it would be useful to measure the real PARV4 exposure of the healthy population as well as individuals with known risk factors by serology...
  2. pmc Viral findings in adult hematological patients with neutropenia
    Lars Ohrmalm
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e36543. 2012
    ..In this study, we have prospectively investigated the prevalence of a broad range of respiratory viruses in nasopharyngeal aspirate (NPA) as well as viruses that commonly reactivate after allogeneic HSCT...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation of a surveillance strategy for early detection of adenovirus by PCR of peripheral blood in hematopoietic SCT recipients: incidence and outcome
    L Ohrmalm
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Bone Marrow Transplant 46:267-72. 2011
    ..Although AdV DNA was found in peripheral blood by quantitative PCR in 5% of patients undergoing allogeneic HSCT, the present surveillance program did not have a significant effect on the clinical outcome...
  4. pmc Flocked nasal swab versus nasopharyngeal aspirate for detection of respiratory tract viruses in immunocompromised adults: a matched comparative study
    Lars Ohrmalm
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 10:340. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate the sensitivity of a flocked nasal swab (fNS) on immunocompromised adults with febrile neutropenia...
  5. doi request reprint Respiratory viruses, a common microbiological finding in neutropenic children with fever
    Anna Lindblom
    Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Virol 47:234-7. 2010
    ..Febrile neutropenia is a common complication in children undergoing chemotherapy for malignancies. A microbial agent is only identified in 15-30% of the fever episodes and corresponds mostly to bacterial findings...
  6. pmc Mannose-binding lectin 2 polymorphisms do not influence frequency or type of infection in adults with chemotherapy induced neutropaenia
    Michelle Wong
    Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e30819. 2012
    ..In a Swedish adult cohort immunosuppressed from both the underlying disease and from iatrogenic treatments for their underlying disease we investigated the role of MBL in susceptibility to infection...
  7. doi request reprint Bacteremia in Swedish hematological patients with febrile neutropenia: bacterial spectrum and antimicrobial resistance patterns
    Carl Aust
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:285-91. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint Clinical utility of PCR for common viruses in acute respiratory illness
    Samuel Rhedin
    Department of Medicine Solna, Unit of Infectious Diseases, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 133:e538-45. 2014
    ..Better understanding of how to interpret viral findings is important to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics...
  9. pmc Microbial translocation contribute to febrile episodes in adults with chemotherapy-induced neutropenia
    Michelle Wong
    Department of Medicine, Solna, Infectious Disease Unit, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e68056. 2013
    ..We further observed an association between prophylactic antibiotic use and increased plasma endotoxin concentrations (p = 0.0212)...