Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
- Mannose-binding lectin 2 polymorphisms do not influence frequency or type of infection in adults with chemotherapy induced neutropaeniaMichelle 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...
- Flocked nasal swab versus nasopharyngeal aspirate for detection of respiratory tract viruses in immunocompromised adults: a matched comparative studyLars 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...
- Viral findings in adult hematological patients with neutropeniaLars 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...
- Microbial translocation contribute to febrile episodes in adults with chemotherapy-induced neutropeniaMichelle 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)...
- Respiratory viruses, a common microbiological finding in neutropenic children with feverAnna 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...