Malaria Research at Haukeland University Hospital

The National Centre for Tropical Infectious Diseases at the Department of Medicine at the Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen (Norway) represents one of the main centres for treating patients with tropical diseases in Norway. They work in close collaboration with the University of Bergen.

During the last years they have published the following articles on malaria:

Haanshuus CG, Mohn SC, Mørch K, Langeland N, Blomberg B, Hanevik K. A novel, single-amplification PCR targeting mitochondrial genome highly sensitive and specific in diagnosing malaria among returned travellers in Bergen, Norway . Malaria Journal 2013, 12:26 (22 January 2013)

Mørch K, Myrvang B. Treatment of malaria in Norway. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2012 Mar;132(6):664-7. PMID: 22456148

Calleri G, Behrens RH, Schmid ML, Gobbi F, Grobusch MP, Castelli F, Gascon J, Bisoffi Z, Jelinek T, Caramello P. Malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations for immigrants to Europe, visiting relatives and friends-a Delphi method study. Malar J 2011;10():137. Epub 2011 mai 20. PMID: 21599909

Zoller T, Junghanss T, Kapaun A, Gjorup I, Richter J, Hugo-Persson M, Mørch K, Foroutan B, Suttorp N, Yürek S, Flick H. Intravenous artesunate for severe malaria in travelers, Europe. Emerg Infect Dis 2011 May;17(5):771-7. PMID: 21529383

Mørch K, Strand Ø, Dunlo OO, Berg A, Langeland N, Leiva RAM, Longva JÅ, Sjursen H, Skrede S, Sundal J, Jensenius M. Severe malaria and artesunate treatment, Norway. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2008 Nov;11(14):1816-1818 2.

Berg A, Patel S, Langeland N, Blomberg B. Falciparum malaria and HIV-1 in hospitalized adults in Maputo, Mozambique: does HIV-infection obscure the malaria diagnosis?  Malar J. 2008 Dec 15;7(1):252.

Morch K, Feruglio SL, Ormaasen V, Bruun JN. [Severe falciparum malaria treated with exchange transfusion] Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2002 Apr 20;122(10):999-1001

Strand EA, Strand OA, Hellum KB, Smith-Erichsen N, Myrvang B.  [A young, stuporous and afebrile man with icterus and nosebleed]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2002 Feb 28;122(6):619-23.