Lars Falk

Summary

Affiliation: Orebro University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genotyping of Chlamydia trachomatis would improve contact tracing
    Lars Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Dis 30:205-10. 2003
  2. pmc Tetracycline treatment does not eradicate Mycoplasma genitalium
    L Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 79:318-9. 2003
  3. pmc Symptomatic urethritis is more prevalent in men infected with Mycoplasma genitalium than with Chlamydia trachomatis
    L Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 80:289-93. 2004
  4. pmc Signs and symptoms of urethritis and cervicitis among women with or without Mycoplasma genitalium or Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    L Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital, Orebro, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 81:73-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium in urogenital specimens by real-time PCR and by conventional PCR assay
    Margaretha Jurstrand
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Outpatient Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, Orebro University Hospital, SE 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    J Med Microbiol 54:23-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic methods for diagnosis and characterisation of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae: impact on epidemiological surveillance and interventions
    Hans Fredlund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 112:771-84. 2004
  7. pmc Sequence-based typing of Mycoplasma genitalium reveals sexual transmission
    Sofie Vetli Hjorth
    Mycoplasma Laboratory, Statens Serum Institut, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2078-83. 2006
  8. doi request reprint A comparative study of three different PCR assays for detection of Mycoplasma genitalium in urogenital specimens from men and women
    Andreas Edberg
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Central Hospital, Karlstad, Sweden
    J Med Microbiol 57:304-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Genotyping of Chlamydia trachomatis would improve contact tracing
    Lars Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Dis 30:205-10. 2003
    ..The reported number of Chlamydia trachomatis genital infections has increased 15% annually since 1997 in Sweden. Inaccurate partner notification might be one reason...
  2. pmc Tetracycline treatment does not eradicate Mycoplasma genitalium
    L Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 79:318-9. 2003
    ..To study the treatment efficacy of tetracyclines and azithromycin in Mycoplasma genitalium positive patients attending an STD clinic...
  3. pmc Symptomatic urethritis is more prevalent in men infected with Mycoplasma genitalium than with Chlamydia trachomatis
    L Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 80:289-93. 2004
    ..To study the prevalence, symptoms, and signs of Mycoplasma genitalium and Chlamydia trachomatis infections in men attending a Swedish STD clinic and to study the criteria for urethritis...
  4. pmc Signs and symptoms of urethritis and cervicitis among women with or without Mycoplasma genitalium or Chlamydia trachomatis infection
    L Falk
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital, Orebro, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Sex Transm Infect 81:73-8. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Detection of Mycoplasma genitalium in urogenital specimens by real-time PCR and by conventional PCR assay
    Margaretha Jurstrand
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Outpatient Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, Orebro University Hospital, SE 70185 Orebro, Sweden
    J Med Microbiol 54:23-9. 2005
    ..With improvement in sample preparation methods and increased volumes of the template DNA, the LC-PCR assay could be a useful routine diagnostic method...
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic methods for diagnosis and characterisation of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae: impact on epidemiological surveillance and interventions
    Hans Fredlund
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    APMIS 112:771-84. 2004
    ..trachomatis. This is due to the low genetic variability and hence the limited benefits for partner notification. However, genotyping of C. trachomatis may play an important role under special circumstances...
  7. pmc Sequence-based typing of Mycoplasma genitalium reveals sexual transmission
    Sofie Vetli Hjorth
    Mycoplasma Laboratory, Statens Serum Institut, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2078-83. 2006
    ..In the laboratory, this system may document the uniqueness of newly isolated M. genitalium strains...
  8. doi request reprint A comparative study of three different PCR assays for detection of Mycoplasma genitalium in urogenital specimens from men and women
    Andreas Edberg
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Central Hospital, Karlstad, Sweden
    J Med Microbiol 57:304-9. 2008
    ..genitalium DNA. Real-time MgPa gene PCR is well suited for the clinical diagnosis of M. genitalium...