Elisabet Witsø

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Publications

  1. pmc Polymorphisms in the innate immune IFIH1 gene, frequency of enterovirus in monthly fecal samples during infancy, and islet autoimmunity
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e27781. 2011
  2. doi Longitudinal observation of parechovirus in stool samples from Norwegian infants
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Med Virol 80:1835-42. 2008
  3. ncbi Asymptomatic circulation of HEV71 in Norway
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Virus Res 123:19-29. 2007
  4. doi HLA-DRB1-DQA1-DQB1 genotype and frequency of enterovirus in longitudinal monthly fecal samples from healthy infants
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Viral Immunol 25:187-92. 2012
  5. pmc Human enterovirus RNA in monthly fecal samples and islet autoimmunity in Norwegian children with high genetic risk for type 1 diabetes: the MIDIA study
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 34:151-5. 2011
  6. doi Predictors of sub-clinical enterovirus infections in infants: a prospective cohort study
    Elisabet Witsø
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 39:459-68. 2010
  7. doi Self-reported lower respiratory tract infections and development of islet autoimmunity in children with the type 1 diabetes high-risk HLA genotype: the MIDIA study
    Trond Rasmussen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:834-7. 2011
  8. doi Genetic Determinants of Enterovirus Infections: Polymorphisms in Type 1 Diabetes and Innate Immune Genes in the MIDIA Study
    Elisabet Witsø
    1 Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Viral Immunol 28:556-63. 2015
  9. ncbi Islet autoantibody development during follow-up of high-risk children from the general Norwegian population from three months of age: design and early results from the MIDIA study
    Lars C Stene
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Autoimmun 29:44-51. 2007
  10. pmc High prevalence of human enterovirus a infections in natural circulation of human enteroviruses
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4095-100. 2006

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Publications10

  1. pmc Polymorphisms in the innate immune IFIH1 gene, frequency of enterovirus in monthly fecal samples during infancy, and islet autoimmunity
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e27781. 2011
    ..Its effect on the risk of diabetes is likely to lie elsewhere in the pathogenic process than in the modification of gut infection...
  2. doi Longitudinal observation of parechovirus in stool samples from Norwegian infants
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Med Virol 80:1835-42. 2008
    ..There was no significant association between infections and the following symptoms: coughing, sneezing, fever, diarrhea or vomiting. In conclusion, human parechovirus infects frequently infants at an early age without causing disease...
  3. ncbi Asymptomatic circulation of HEV71 in Norway
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Virus Res 123:19-29. 2007
    ..Complete sequencing of this strain, HEV71 804/NO/03, revealed differences in the 5'UTR and polymerase with respect to more pathogenic genotypes that may explain its reduced neurovirulence...
  4. doi HLA-DRB1-DQA1-DQB1 genotype and frequency of enterovirus in longitudinal monthly fecal samples from healthy infants
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Viral Immunol 25:187-92. 2012
    ..6% in the neutral group (likelihood ratio test, 3 d.f.: p=0.37). In conclusion, there was no statistically significant association between HLA genotype and the occurrence of human enterovirus gut infections...
  5. pmc Human enterovirus RNA in monthly fecal samples and islet autoimmunity in Norwegian children with high genetic risk for type 1 diabetes: the MIDIA study
    German Tapia
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 34:151-5. 2011
    ..To test whether the frequency of human enterovirus RNA in fecal samples collected monthly from early infancy was associated with development of multiple islet autoantibodies in children with the highest risk HLA genotype...
  6. doi Predictors of sub-clinical enterovirus infections in infants: a prospective cohort study
    Elisabet Witsø
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 39:459-68. 2010
    ..Enterovirus infections are common, although most often sub-clinical. The present purpose was to assess the impact of breastfeeding and other factors on enterovirus infections in infancy...
  7. doi Self-reported lower respiratory tract infections and development of islet autoimmunity in children with the type 1 diabetes high-risk HLA genotype: the MIDIA study
    Trond Rasmussen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:834-7. 2011
    ..To test whether self-reported lower respiratory tract infections in early infancy predicted risk for islet autoimmunity in genetically predisposed children...
  8. doi Genetic Determinants of Enterovirus Infections: Polymorphisms in Type 1 Diabetes and Innate Immune Genes in the MIDIA Study
    Elisabet Witsø
    1 Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Viral Immunol 28:556-63. 2015
    ..Among a number of SNPs in candidate genes, we found no evidence for strong associations with enterovirus presence in stool samples from Norwegian children...
  9. ncbi Islet autoantibody development during follow-up of high-risk children from the general Norwegian population from three months of age: design and early results from the MIDIA study
    Lars C Stene
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Autoimmun 29:44-51. 2007
    ..5-12.4%). Thus, persistent islet autoimmunity is not uncommon in the first year of life in children from the general population carrying the high-risk HLA genotype, and may develop as early as at 6 months of age...
  10. pmc High prevalence of human enterovirus a infections in natural circulation of human enteroviruses
    Elisabet Witsø
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4095-100. 2006
    ..5%), CAV4 (8.9%), E18 (8.9%), and CBV3 (7.3%). These findings suggest that the prevalence of HEV infections in general, and HEV-A infections in particular, has been underestimated in epidemiological studies based on virus culture...