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Browsing by Subject "Immunology and Allergy"

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  • Cagnotto, Giovanni; Willim, Minna; Nilsson, Jan Åke; Compagno, Michele; Jacobsson, Lennart T.H.; Saevarsdottir, Saedis; Turesson, Carl (2020-01-22)
    Background: There are limited data regarding efficacy of abatacept treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) outside clinical trials. Quality registers have been useful for observational studies on tumor necrosis factor inhibition in clinical practice. ...
  • for the SWEFOT study group (2019-09-03)
    Objective: Infliximab-treated patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may respond insufficiently due to low serum infliximab (sIFX) levels, caused by anti-drug antibodies (ADAs). However, monitoring of sIFX and ADAs is not routinely implemented, and ...
  • Sigurbergsdóttir, Aðalbjörg Ýr; Love, Thorvardur Jon; Kristinsson, Sigurður Yngvi (2022-04-28)
    Various epidemiological studies, including case reports and -series in addition to larger, population-based studies, have reported an increased prevalence of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and multiple myeloma in individuals ...
  • Novotny, Ella N.; White, Samuel J.; Wilson, A. Douglas; Stefánsdóttir, Sara Björk; Tijhaar, Edwin; Jónsdóttir, Sigríður; Frey, Rebekka; Reiche, Dania; Rose, Horst; Rhyner, Claudio; Schüpbach-Regula, Gertraud; Þorsteinsdóttir, Sigurbjörg; Alcocer, Marcos; Marti, Eliane (2021-04)
    Background: Allergy to bites of blood-sucking insects, including biting midges, can affect both human and veterinary patients. Horses are often suffering from an IgE-mediated allergic dermatitis caused by bites of midges (Culicoides spp). With the aim ...
  • Grönwall, Caroline; Liljefors, Lisa; Bang, Holger; Hensvold, Aase H.; Hansson, Monika; Mathsson-Alm, Linda; Israelsson, Lena; Joshua, Vijay; Svärd, Anna; Stålesen, Ragnhild; Titcombe, Philip J.; Steen, Johanna; Piccoli, Luca; Sherina, Natalia; Clavel, Cyril; Svenungsson, Elisabet; Gunnarsson, Iva; Sævarsdóttir, Sædís; Kastbom, Alf; Serre, Guy; Alfredsson, Lars; Malmström, Vivianne; Rönnelid, Johan; Catrina, Anca I.; Lundberg, Karin; Klareskog, Lars (2021-05-20)
    Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by the presence of rheumatoid factor (RF) and anti-citrullinated protein autoantibodies (ACPA) with different fine-specificities. Yet, other serum anti-modified protein autoantibodies (AMPA), e.g. ...
  • Brynjólfsson, Siggeir Fannar; Sigurgrímsdóttir, Hildur; Einarsdóttir, Elín D.; Björnsdóttir, Guðrún Ása; Ármannsdóttir, Brynja; Baldvinsdóttir, Guðrún E.; Bjarnason, Agnar; Guðlaugsson, Ólafur; Guðmundsson, Sveinn Viðar; Sigurðardóttir, Sigurveig T.; Löve, Arthur; Kristinsson, Karl Gústaf; Lúðvíksson, Björn Rúnar (2021-06-10)
    A detailed understanding of the antibody response against SARS-CoV-2 is of high importance, especially with the emergence of novel vaccines. A multiplex-based assay, analyzing IgG, IgM, and IgA antibodies against the receptor binding domain (RBD), spike ...
  • Haugen, Ida K.; Felson, David T.; Abhishek, Abhishek; Berenbaum, Francis; Bierma-Zeinstra, Sita; Borgen, Tove; Herrero Beaumont, Gabriel; Ishimori, Mariko; Jonsson, Helgi; Kroon, Féline P.B.; Maheu, Emmanuel; Ramonda, Roberta; Ritschl, Valentin; Stamm, Tanja A.; Van Der Heijde, Desirée; Wittoek, Ruth; Greibrokk, Elsie; Smeets, Wilma; Kloppenburg, Margreet (2020-06-25)
    Objectives Further knowledge about typical hand osteoarthritis (OA) characteristics is needed for the development of new classification criteria for hand OA. Methods In a cross-sectional multi-centre international study, a convenience sample of patients ...
  • Haugen, Ida K.; Felson, David; Abhishek, Abhishek; Berenbaum, Francis; Edwards, John James; Herrero Beaumont, Gabriel; Hermann-Eriksen, Merete; Hill, Catherine L.; Ishimori, Mariko; Jonsson, Helgi; Karjalainen, Teemu; Leung, Ying Ying; Maheu, Emmanuel; Mallen, Christian D.; Moe, Rikke Helene; Ramonda, Roberta; Ritschl, Valentin; Stamm, Tanja A.; Szekanecz, Zoltan; van der Giesen, Florus J.; Ritt, Marco J.P.F.; Wittoek, Ruth; Kjeken, Ingvild; Osteras, Nina; van de Stadt, Lotte A.; Englund, Martin; Dziedzic, Krysia S.; Marshall, M.; Bierma-Zeinstra, Sita; Hansen, Paul; Greibrokk, Elsie; Smeets, Wilma; Kloppenburg, Margreet (2022-02-04)
    ObjectivesIn Phase 1 of developing new hand osteoarthritis (OA) classification criteria, features associated with hand OA were identified in a population with hand complaints. Radiographic findings could better discriminate patients with hand OA and ...
  • Jensen, Kirstine Nolling; Heijink, Marieke; Giera, Martin; Freysdóttir, Jóna; Harðardóttir, Ingibjörg (2022-01-01)
    Purpose: To determine the effects of dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) on recruitment of natural killer (NK) cells and resolution responses in antigen-induced peritonitis in mice. Methods: Mice were fed fish oil-enriched or control ...
  • Lindström, Ulf; Di Giuseppe, Daniela; Delcoigne, Bénédicte; Glintborg, Bente; Möller, Burkhard; Ciurea, Adrian; Pombo-Suarez, Manuel; Sanchez-Piedra, Carlos; Eklund, Kari; Relas, Heikki; Guðbjörnsson, Björn; Löve, Þorvarður Jón; Jones, Gareth T.; Codreanu, Catalin; Ionescu, Ruxandra; Nekvindova, Lucie; Závada, Jakub; Atas, Nuh; Yolbas, Servet; Fagerli, Karen Minde; Michelsen, Brigitte; Rotar, Ziga; Tomšič, Matija; Iannone, Florenzo; Santos, Maria Jose; Avila-Ribeiro, Pedro; Ørnbjerg, Lykke Midtbøll; Østergaard, Mikkel; Jacobsson, Lennart T.H.; Askling, Johan; Nissen, Michael J. (2021-06-03)
    Background Comedication with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs) during treatment with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) is extensively used in psoriatic arthritis (PsA), although the additive benefit remains ...
  • Aradottir, Sigridur Sunna; Kristoffersson, Ann Charlotte; Roumenina, Lubka T.; Bjerre, Anna; Kashioulis, Pavlos; Pálsson, Runólfur; Karpman, Diana (2021-06-10)
    Complement factor B (FB) mutant variants are associated with excessive complement activation in kidney diseases such as atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), C3 glomerulopathy and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN). Patients with aHUS ...
  • Harrison, Stephanie C.; Tsilifis, Christo; Slatter, Mary A.; Nademi, Zohreh; Worth, Austen; Veys, Paul; Ponsford, Mark J.; Jolles, Stephen; Al-Herz, Waleed; Flood, Terence; Cant, Andrew J.; Doffinger, Rainer; Barcenas-Morales, Gabriela; Carpenter, Ben; Hough, Rachael; Haraldsson, Ásgeir; Heimall, Jennifer; Grimbacher, Bodo; Abinun, Mario; Gennery, Andrew R. (2021-02-01)
    Autosomal dominant hyper-IgE syndrome caused by dominant-negative loss-of-function mutations in signal transducer and activator of transcription factor 3 (STAT3) (STAT3-HIES) is a rare primary immunodeficiency with multisystem pathology. The quality ...
  • Westerlind, Helga; Palmqvist, Ida; Saevarsdottir, Saedis; Alfredsson, Lars; Klareskog, Lars; Di Giuseppe, Daniela (2021-08-07)
    BACKGROUND: Tea is a popular beverage around the world and has properties that can affect the immune system. The association between tea consumption and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic autoimmune disease primarily affecting the joints, ...
  • Framme, Jenny Lingman; Lundqvist, Christina; Lundell, Anna Carin; van Schouwenburg, Pauline A.; Lemarquis, Andri L.; Thörn, Karolina; Lindgren, Susanne; Gudmundsdottir, Judith; Lundberg, Vanja; Degerman, Sofie; Zetterström, Rolf H.; Borte, Stephan; Hammarström, Lennart; Telemo, Esbjörn; Hultdin, Magnus; van der Burg, Mirjam; Fasth, Anders; Oskarsdóttir, Sólveig; Ekwall, Olov (2022-01-26)
    Background: Population-based neonatal screening using T-cell receptor excision circles (TRECs) identifies infants with profound T lymphopenia, as seen in cases of severe combined immunodeficiency, and in a subgroup of infants with 22q11 deletion syndrome ...
  • Aradottir Pind, Audur Anna; Molina Estupiñan, Jenny Lorena; Magnusdottir, Gudbjorg Julia; Del Giudice, Giuseppe; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Bjarnarson, Stefania P. (2020-10-23)
    Adjuvants enhance magnitude and duration of immune responses induced by vaccines. In this study we assessed in neonatal mice if and how the adjuvant LT-K63 given with a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, Pnc1-TT, could affect the expression of tumor ...
  • Saevarsdottir, Saedis; Stefansdottir, Lilja; Sulem, Patrick; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Ferkingstad, Egil; Rutsdottir, Gudrun; Glintborg, Bente; Westerlind, Helga; Grondal, Gerdur; Loft, Isabella C.; Sorensen, Signe Bek; Lie, Benedicte A.; Brink, Mikael; Arlestig, Lisbeth; Arnthorsson, Asgeir Orn; Baecklund, Eva; Banasik, Karina; Bank, Steffen; Bjorkman, Lena I.; Ellingsen, Torkell; Erikstrup, Christian; Frei, Oleksandr; Gjertsson, Inger; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Gudjonsson, Sigurjon A.; Halldorsson, Gisli H.; Hendricks, Oliver; Hillert, Jan; Hogdall, Estrid; Jacobsen, Søren; Jensen, Dorte Vendelbo; Jonsson, Helgi; Kastbom, Alf; Kockum, Ingrid; Kristensen, Salome; Kristjansdottir, Helga; Larsen, Margit H.; Linauskas, Asta; Hauge, Ellen Margrethe; Loft, Anne G.; Ludviksson, Bjorn R.; Lund, Sigrun H.; Markusson, Thorsteinn; Masson, Gisli; Melsted, Pall; Moore, Kristjan H.S.; Munk, Heidi; Nielsen, Kaspar R.; Norddahl, Gudmundur L.; Oddsson, Asmundur; Olafsdottir, Thorunn A.; Olason, Pall I.; Olsson, Tomas; Ostrowski, Sisse Rye; Hørslev-Petersen, Kim; Rognvaldsson, Solvi; Sanner, Helga; Silberberg, Gilad N.; Stefansson, Hreinn; Sørensen, Erik; Sørensen, Inge J.; Turesson, Carl; Bergman, Thomas; Alfredsson, Lars; Kvien, Tore K.; Brunak, Søren; Steinsson, Kristján; Andersen, Vibeke; Andreassen, Ole A.; Rantapää-Dahlqvist, Solbritt; Hetland, Merete Lund; Klareskog, Lars; Askling, Johan; Padyukov, Leonid; Pedersen, Ole B.V.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Kari; Saevarsdottir, Saedis (2022-08-01)
    Objectives To find causal genes for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and its seropositive (RF and/or ACPA positive) and seronegative subsets. Methods We performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) of 31 313 RA cases (68% seropositive) and ∼1 million ...
  • Óskarsdóttir, Svanhildur; Kristjansdottir, Audur; Guðmundsdóttir, Judith Amalía; Kamban, Sólrún W; Licina, Zinajda Alomerovic; Gudmundsdottir, Drifa Bjork; Guðjónsdóttir, Þjóðbjörg (2022-07-15)
    Background: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is characterised by recurring episodes of acute inflammation, with joint swelling in one or more joints, often accompanied by pain. These episodes can now be controlled better than in the past because of a new ...
  • Olafsson, Sigurdur; Rögnvaldsson, Sigurjon; Bergmann, Ottar M.; Jonasson, Jon G.; Benitez Hernandez, Ubaldo; Björnsson, Einar S. (2021-06-01)
    Background & Aims: The incidence of cirrhosis in Iceland has been the lowest in the world with only 3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Alcohol consumption has almost doubled in Iceland from 1980 to 2016. Obesity has also risen and hepatitis C virus has ...
  • Stockfelt, Marit; Lundell, Anna Carin; Hetland, Merete Lund; Østergaard, Mikkel; Uhlig, Till; Heiberg, Marte Schrumpf; Haavardsholm, Espen A.; Nurmohamed, Michael T.; Lampa, Jon; Nordström, Dan; Petersen, Kim Hørslev; Guðbjörnsson, Björn; Gröndal, Gerður; Aldridge, Jonathan; Andersson, Kerstin; Blennow, Kaj; Zetterberg, Henrik; van Vollenhoven, Ronald; Rudin, Anna (2021-07-13)
    Background: The type I interferon (IFN) gene signature is present in a subgroup of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Protein levels of IFNα have not been measured in RA and it is unknown whether they associate with clinical characteristics ...
  • Árnason, Níels Árni; Johannsson, Freyr; Landrö, Ragna; Harðarsson, Björn; Guðmundsson, Sveinn; Lian, Aina Mari; Reseland, Janne; Rolfsson, Ottar; Sigurjónsson, Ólafur Eysteinn (2022-03-14)
    UNLABELLED: Platelet granules contain a diverse group of proteins. Upon activation and during storage, platelets release a number of proteins into the circulation or supernatant of stored platelet concentrate (PC). The aim of this work was to investigate ...