Babill Stray-Pedersen

  • Professor emeritus

Publications 2019

Bakken KS, Stray-Pedersen B (2019)
Emergency cesarean section among women in Robson groups one and three: A comparison study of immigrant and Norwegian women giving birth in a low-risk maternity hospital in Norway
Health Care Women Int
DOI 10.1080/07399332.2019.1623800, PubMed 31246537

Chimukangara B, Lessells RJ, Rhee SY, Giandhari J, Kharsany ABM, Naidoo K, Lewis L, Cawood C, Khanyile D, Ayalew KA, Diallo K, Samuel R, Hunt G, Vandormael A, Stray-Pedersen B, Gordon M, Makadzange T, Kiepiela P, Ramjee G, Ledwaba J, Kalimashe M, Morris L, Parikh UM, Mellors JW, Shafer RW et al. (2019)
Trends in Pretreatment HIV-1 Drug Resistance in Antiretroviral Therapy-naive Adults in South Africa, 2000-2016: A Pooled Sequence Analysis
EClinicalMedicine, 9, 26-34
DOI 10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.03.006, PubMed 31143879

Chotta NAS, Mgongo M, Uriyo JG, Msuya SE, Stray-Pedersen B, Stray-Pedersen A (2019)
Awareness and Factors Associated with Health Care Worker's Knowledge on Rubella Infection: A Study after the Introduction of Rubella Vaccine in Tanzania
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 16 (10)
DOI 10.3390/ijerph16101676, PubMed 31091685

Hussein TH, Mgongo M, Uriyo JG, Damian DJ, Stray-Pedersen B, Msuya SE, Wandel M (2019)
Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates and Factors Associated with Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices in Northern Tanzania: Measurement using Two Different Methodologies-24 Hours Recall and Recall Since Birth
Int J MCH AIDS, 8 (1), 32-43
DOI 10.21106/ijma.258, PubMed 31049262

Mashe T, Gudza-Mugabe M, Tarupiwa A, Munemo E, Mtapuri-Zinyowera S, Smouse SL, Sooka A, Stray-Pedersen B, Smith AM, Mbanga J (2019)
Laboratory characterisation of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi isolates from Zimbabwe, 2009-2017
BMC Infect Dis, 19 (1), 487
DOI 10.1186/s12879-019-4114-0, PubMed 31151421

Mgongo M, Hussein TH, Stray-Pedersen B, Vangen S, Msuya SE, Wandel M (2019)
Facilitators and Barriers to Breastfeeding and Exclusive Breastfeeding in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania: A Qualitative Study
Int J Pediatr, 2019, 8651010
DOI 10.1155/2019/8651010, PubMed 30853994

Mhandire D, Duri K, Kaba M, Mhandire K, Musarurwa C, Chimusa E, Munjoma P, Mazengera L, Stray-Pedersen B, Dandara C (2019)
Seroprevalence of Cytomegalovirus Infection Among HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe
Viral Immunol (in press)
DOI 10.1089/vim.2019.0024, PubMed 31347990

Mhandire K, Zijenah LS, Tshabalala M, Yindom LM, Mlambo T, Mhandire DZ, Musarurwa C, Duri K, Rowland-Jones S, Dandara C, Stray-Pedersen B (2019)
KIR and HLA-C Genetic Polymorphisms Influence Plasma IP-10 Concentration in Antiretroviral Therapy-Naive HIV-Infected Adult Zimbabweans
OMICS, 23 (2), 111-118
DOI 10.1089/omi.2018.0147, PubMed 30614763

Ndaimani A, Chitsike I, Haruzivishe C, Stray-Pedersen B (2019)
An Exploration of Barriers and Enablers of Retention in a Program to Reduce Vertical Transmission of HIV at Health Centers in Zimbabwe
Int J Prev Med, 10, 74
DOI 10.4103/ijpvm.IJPVM_471_17, PubMed 31198509

Nherera B, Mhandire K, Nyazika TK, Makura A, Musarurwa C, Mapondera PT, Stray-Pedersen B, Matarira HT (2019)
Comparison of non-invasive methods of assessing liver fibrosis in combination ART-experienced Zimbabweans
South. Afr. J. HIV Med., 20 (1), UNSP a844

Tapera O, Dreyer G, Kadzatsa W, Nyakabau AM, Stray-Pedersen B, Hendricks SJH (2019)
Determinants of access and utilization of cervical cancer treatment and palliative care services in Harare, Zimbabwe
BMC Public Health, 19 (1), 1018
DOI 10.1186/s12889-019-7355-3, PubMed 31357977

Tapera O, Dreyer G, Kadzatsa W, Nyakabau AM, Stray-Pedersen B, Sjh H (2019)
Cervical cancer knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices of women aged at least 25 years in Harare, Zimbabwe
BMC Womens Health, 19 (1), 91
DOI 10.1186/s12905-019-0790-6, PubMed 31286937

Tapera O, Kadzatsa W, Nyakabau AM, Mavhu W, Dreyer G, Stray-Pedersen B, Sjh H (2019)
Sociodemographic inequities in cervical cancer screening, treatment and care amongst women aged at least 25 years: evidence from surveys in Harare, Zimbabwe
BMC Public Health, 19 (1), 428
DOI 10.1186/s12889-019-6749-6, PubMed 31014308

Publications 2018

Dube Mandishora RS, Gjøtterud KS, Lagström S, Stray-Pedersen B, Duri K, Chin'ombe N, Nygård M, Christiansen IK, Ambur OH, Chirenje MZ, Rounge TB (2018)
Intra-host sequence variability in human papillomavirus
Papillomavirus Res, 5, 180-191
DOI 10.1016/j.pvr.2018.04.006, PubMed 29723682

Jahanpour O, Msuya SE, Todd J, Stray-Pedersen B, Mgongo M (2018)
Increasing trend of exclusive breastfeeding over 12 years period (2002-2014) among women in Moshi, Tanzania
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 18 (1), 471
DOI 10.1186/s12884-018-2104-7, PubMed 30509243

Lomia N, Berdzuli N, Sturua L, Kereselidze M, Topuridze M, Pestvenidze E, Stray-Pedersen B (2018)
Leading causes of death of women of reproductive age in the Republic of Georgia: findings from the National Reproductive Age Mortality Survey (2014)
Int J Womens Health, 10, 437-452
DOI 10.2147/IJWH.S164053, PubMed 30147381

Mgongo M, Hussein TH, Stray-Pedersen B, Vangen S, Msuya SE, Wandel M (2018)
"We give water or porridge, but we don't really know what the child wants:" a qualitative study on women's perceptions and practises regarding exclusive breastfeeding in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 18 (1), 323
DOI 10.1186/s12884-018-1962-3, PubMed 30089449

Mhandire K, Tshabalala M, Zijenah LS, Yindom LM, Mlambo T, Mhandire DZ, Musarurwa C, Duri K, Matarira HT, Dandara C, Rowland-Jones SL, Stray-Pedersen B (2018)
HLA-C*18:01 and KIR2DL2+C1 genetic variants are associated with low viral load in cART naive HIV-infected adult Zimbabweans
J. Infect. Dev. Ctries., 12 (12), 1105-+

Nhidza AF, Naicker T, Stray-Pedersen B, Chisango TJ, Sibanda EP, Ismail A, Bandason T, Makaza C, Duri K, Mduluza T (2018)
Immune response to asymptomatic infections by Entamoeba histolytica and other enteric pathogens in pregnant women and their infants in a high HIV burdened setting in Zimbabwe
J Microbiol Immunol Infect (in press)
DOI 10.1016/j.jmii.2018.11.005, PubMed 30583941

Nhidza AF, Naicker T, Stray-Pedersen B, Gumbo F, Chisango T, Sibanda E, Kandawasvika G, Ismail A, Bandason T, Makaza C, Duri K, Mduluza T (2018)
Influence of Maternal Characteristics during Pregnancy on the Infant Early Life Immune Responses in a High HIV Burdened Setting in Harare, Zimbabwe
Afr J Reprod Health, 22 (3), 43-50
DOI 10.29063/ajrh2018/v22i3.5, PubMed 30381931

Pestvenidze E, Stray-Pedersen B (2018)
Who obtains abortion in Georgia and why?
Int J Womens Health, 10, 733-743
DOI 10.2147/IJWH.S181228, PubMed 30532601

Stephen G, Mgongo M, Hussein Hashim T, Katanga J, Stray-Pedersen B, Msuya SE (2018)
Anaemia in Pregnancy: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Adverse Perinatal Outcomes in Northern Tanzania
Anemia, 2018, 1846280
DOI 10.1155/2018/1846280, PubMed 29854446

Publications 2017

Bakken KS, Skjeldal OH, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Obstetric Outcomes of First- and Second-Generation Pakistani Immigrants: A Comparison Study at a Low-Risk Maternity Ward in Norway
J Immigr Minor Health, 19 (1), 33-40
DOI 10.1007/s10903-015-0329-3, PubMed 26706470

Berdzuli N, Pestvenidze E, Lomia N, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
A maternal death from self-induced medical abortion: a call for action
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care, 22 (5), 393-395
DOI 10.1080/13625187.2017.1390080, PubMed 29065743

Chotta NAS, Mgongo M, Uriyo JG, Msuya SE, Stray-Pedersen B, Stray-Pedersen A (2017)
Rubella sero-prevalence among children in Kilimanjaro region: a community based study prior to the introduction of rubella vaccine in Tanzania
Ital J Pediatr, 43 (1), 63
DOI 10.1186/s13052-017-0379-3, PubMed 28732540

Dube Mandishora RS, Christiansen IK, Chin'ombe N, Duri K, Ngara B, Rounge TB, Meisal R, Ambur OH, Palefsky JM, Stray-Pedersen B, Chirenje ZM (2017)
Genotypic diversity of anogenital human papillomavirus in women attending cervical cancer screening in Harare, Zimbabwe
J Med Virol, 89 (9), 1671-1677
DOI 10.1002/jmv.24825, PubMed 28390142

Findal G, Helbig A, Haugen G, Jenum PA, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Management of suspected primary Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women in Norway: twenty years of experience of amniocentesis in a low-prevalence population
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 17 (1), 127
DOI 10.1186/s12884-017-1300-1, PubMed 28441952

Mgongo M, Chotta NAS, Hashim TH, Uriyo JG, Damian DJ, Stray-Pedersen B, Msuya SE, Wandel M, Vangen S (2017)
Underweight, Stunting and Wasting among Children in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania; a Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 14 (5)
DOI 10.3390/ijerph14050509, PubMed 28489043

Mhandire K, Mlambo T, Zijenah LS, Duri K, Mateveke K, Tshabalala M, Mhandire DZ, Musarurwa C, Wekare PT, Mazengera LR, Matarira HT, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Plasma IP-10 Concentrations Correlate Positively with Viraemia and Inversely with CD4 Counts in Untreated HIV Infection
Open AIDS J, 11, 24-31
DOI 10.2174/1874613601711010024, PubMed 28553429

Muderedzi J, Eide AH, Braathen SH, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Perceptions and treatment of children with cerebral palsy among the Tonga of Binga in Zimbabwe
Cogent Soc. Sci., 3 (1), 1418144

Muderedzi JT, Eide AH, Braathen SH, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Exploring structural violence in the context of disability and poverty in Zimbabwe
Afr J Disabil, 6, 274
DOI 10.4102/ajod.v6i0.274, PubMed 28730065

Musingwini TV, Zhou DT, Mhandire D, Duri K, Gomo E, Oktedalen O, Chimukangara B, Shamu T, Shawarira-Bote S, Dandara C, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Use of Proviral DNA to Investigate Virus Resistance Mutations in HIV-infected Zimbabweans
Open Microbiol J, 11, 45-52
DOI 10.2174/1874285801711010045, PubMed 28553415

Muswe R, Oktedalen O, Zhou DT, Zinyando E, Shawarira-Bote S, Stray-Pedersen B, Siziba A, Gomo ZAR (2017)
Inflammatory Markers and Plasma Lipids in HIV Patients: A Correlation Analysis Study
Open Biochem J, 11, 105-118
DOI 10.2174/1874091X01711010105, PubMed 29387269

Nyfløt LT, Sandven I, Stray-Pedersen B, Pettersen S, Al-Zirqi I, Rosenberg M, Jacobsen AF, Vangen S (2017)
Risk factors for severe postpartum hemorrhage: a case-control study
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 17 (1), 17
DOI 10.1186/s12884-016-1217-0, PubMed 28068990

Nyfløt LT, Stray-Pedersen B, Forsén L, Vangen S (2017)
Duration of labor and the risk of severe postpartum hemorrhage: A case-control study
PLoS One, 12 (4), e0175306
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0175306, PubMed 28384337

Pestvenidze E, Lomia N, Berdzuli N, Umikashvili L, Antelava T, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Effects of gestational age and the mode of surgical abortion on postabortion hemorrhage and fever: evidence from population-based reproductive health survey in Georgia
BMC Womens Health, 17 (1), 136
DOI 10.1186/s12905-017-0495-7, PubMed 29282060

Provenzano-Castro B, Oizerovich S, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
LNG-emergency contraceptive pills: What do Argentinean healthcare students know?
Sex Reprod Healthc, 12, 93-99
DOI 10.1016/j.srhc.2017.03.006, PubMed 28477940

Provenzano-Castro B, Oizerovich S, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Health care students at an Argentinean school of medicine: are they well prepared to provide quality sexual and reproductive health services?
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care, 22 (3), 233-241
DOI 10.1080/13625187.2017.1323079, PubMed 28524747

Takawira FT, Mandishora RSD, Dhlamini Z, Munemo E, Stray-Pedersen B (2017)
Mutations in rpoB and katG genes of multidrug resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis undetectable using genotyping diagnostic methods
Pan Afr Med J, 27, 145
DOI 10.11604/pamj.2017.27.145.10883, PubMed 28904673

Publications 2016

Al-Zirqi I, Daltveit AK, Forsén L, Stray-Pedersen B, Vangen S (2016)
Risk factors for complete uterine rupture
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 216 (2), 165.e1-165.e8
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.10.017, PubMed 27780708

Al-Zirqi I, Stray-Pedersen B, Forsén L, Daltveit AK, Vangen S (2016)
Authors' reply re: Uterine rupture: trends over 40 years
BJOG, 123 (6), 1033
DOI 10.1111/1471-0528.13631, PubMed 27101267

Aryal KK, Thapa N, Mehata S, Thapa P, Alvik A, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy and Postpartum Period and its Predictors in Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal
J Nepal Health Res Counc, 14 (34), 143-153
PubMed 28327678

Gori E, Mduluza T, Nyagura M, Stray-Pedersen B, Gomo ZA (2016)
Inflammation-modulating cytokine profile and lipid interaction in HIV-related risk factors for cardiovascular diseases
Ther Clin Risk Manag, 12, 1659-1666
DOI 10.2147/TCRM.S117980, PubMed 27956833

Hashim TH, Mgongo M, Katanga J, Uriyo JG, Damian DJ, Stray-Pedersen B, Wandel M, Msuya SE (2016)
Predictors of appropriate breastfeeding knowledge among pregnant women in Moshi Urban, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study
Int Breastfeed J, 12, 11
DOI 10.1186/s13006-017-0102-4, PubMed 28228840

Hudic I, Schindler AE, Szekeres-Bartho J, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
Dydrogesterone and pre-term birth
Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig, 27 (3), 81-3
DOI 10.1515/hmbci-2015-0064, PubMed 26812800

Hudic I, Stray-Pedersen B, Skokic F, Fatusic Z, Zildzic-Moralic A, Skokic M, Fatusic J (2016)
Mater Sociomed, 28 (1), 32-5
DOI 10.5455/msm.2016.28.32-35, PubMed 27047264

Hudić I, Szekeres-Bartho J, Stray-Pedersen B, Fatušić Z, Polgar B, Ećim-Zlojutro V (2016)
Lower Urinary and Serum Progesterone-Induced Blocking Factor in Women with Preterm Birth
J Reprod Immunol, 117, 66-9
DOI 10.1016/j.jri.2016.07.003, PubMed 27479613

Kessler J, Yli BM, Stray-Pedersen B, Jacobsen AF, Saugstad OD, Henriksen T (2016)
Why did the authors perform a meta-analysis of studies with primary endpoints they consider clinically unimportant?
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 95 (5), 606-7
DOI 10.1111/aogs.12876, PubMed 26878842

Kodogo V, Zhou DT, Oektedalen O, Duri K, Stray-Pedersen B, Gomo E (2016)
Apolipoprotein B Gene Polymorphisms and Dyslipidemia in HIV Infected Adult Zimbabweans
Open AIDS J, 10, 190-198
DOI 10.2174/1874613601610010190, PubMed 27790293

Mashavave G, Kuona P, Tinago W, Stray-Pedersen B, Munjoma M, Musarurwa C (2016)
Dried blood spot omega-3 and omega-6 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in 7-9 year old Zimbabwean children: a cross sectional study
BMC Clin Pathol, 16, 14
DOI 10.1186/s12907-016-0035-7, PubMed 27499701

Mhandire K, Duri K, Mhandire D, Musarurwa C, Stray-Pedersen B, Dandara C (2016)
Evaluating the contribution of APOBEC3G haplotypes, on influencing HIV infection in a Zimbabwean paediatric population
S Afr Med J, 106 (6 Suppl 1), S119-23
DOI 10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i6.11013, PubMed 27245545

Mhandire K, Zijenah LS, Yindom LM, Duri K, Mlambo T, Tshabalala M, Mazengera LR, Mhandire DZ, Musarurwa C, Dandara C, Rowland-Jones S, Matarira HT, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
KIR Gene Content Diversity in a Zimbabwean Population: Does KIR2DL2 Have a Role in Protection Against Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection?
OMICS, 20 (12), 727-735
DOI 10.1089/omi.2016.0154, PubMed 27930093

Nyfløt LT, Sandven I, Oldereid NB, Stray-Pedersen B, Vangen S (2016)
Assisted reproductive technology and severe postpartum haemorrhage: a case-control study
BJOG, 124 (8), 1198-1205
DOI 10.1111/1471-0528.14471, PubMed 27981745

Pestvenidze E, Berdzuli N, Lomia N, Gagua T, Umikashvili L, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
Repeat induced abortions in Georgia, characteristics of women with multiple pregnancy terminations: secondary analysis of the Reproductive Health Survey 2010
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 205, 85-90
DOI 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2016.08.020, PubMed 27567533

Provenzano-Castro B, Oizerovich S, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
Future healthcare professionals' knowledge about the Argentinean abortion law
Int J Med Educ, 7, 95-101
DOI 10.5116/ijme.56e0.74be, PubMed 27018552

Samdal LJ, Steinsvik KR, Pun P, Dani P, Roald B, Stray-Pedersen B, Bøhler E (2016)
Indications for Cesarean Sections in Rural Nepal
J Obstet Gynaecol India, 66 (Suppl 1), 284-8
DOI 10.1007/s13224-016-0890-2, PubMed 27651618

Thapa N, Aryal KK, Puri R, Shrestha S, Shrestha S, Thapa P, Mehata S, Thapa P, Banjara MR, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
Alcohol Consumption Practices among Married Women of Reproductive Age in Nepal: A Population Based Household Survey
PLoS One, 11 (4), e0152535
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0152535, PubMed 27035722

Zhou DT, Nehumba D, Oktedalen O, Marange P, Kodogo V, Gomo ZA, Esterhuizen TM, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
Changes in Lipid Profiles of HIV(+) Adults over Nine Months at a Harare HIV Clinic: A Longitudinal Study
Biochem Res Int, 2016, 3204818
DOI 10.1155/2016/3204818, PubMed 27051532

Zhou DT, Oektedalen O, Shawarira-Bote S, Stray-Pedersen B (2016)
Changes in coronary heart disease risk profiles of HIV patients in Zimbabwe over 9 months: a follow-up study
HIV AIDS (Auckl), 8, 165-174
DOI 10.2147/HIV.S113206, PubMed 27822124

Zinyama-Gutsire RB, Christiansen M, Hedley PL, Rusakaniko S, Hagen C, Stray-Pedersen B, Buzdugan R, Cowan F, Chasela C (2016)
HIV-1 Vertical Transmission in Zimbabwe in 622 Mother and Infant Pairs: Rethinking the Contribution of Mannose Binding Lectin Deficiency in Africa
OMICS, 20 (7), 433-41
DOI 10.1089/omi.2016.0056, PubMed 27315016

Publications 2015

Al-Zirqi I, Stray-Pedersen B, Forsén L, Daltveit AK, Vangen S (2015)
Uterine rupture: trends over 40 years
BJOG, 123 (5), 780-7
DOI 10.1111/1471-0528.13394, PubMed 25846698

Bakken KS, Skjeldal OH, Stray-Pedersen B (2015)
Immigrants from conflict-zone countries: an observational comparison study of obstetric outcomes in a low-risk maternity ward in Norway
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 15, 163
DOI 10.1186/s12884-015-0603-3, PubMed 26243275

Bakken KS, Skjeldal OH, Stray-Pedersen B (2015)
Higher risk for adverse obstetric outcomes among immigrants of African and Asian descent: a comparison study at a low-risk maternity hospital in Norway
Birth, 42 (2), 132-40
DOI 10.1111/birt.12165, PubMed 25847218

Findal G, Barlinn R, Sandven I, Stray-Pedersen B, Nordbø SA, Samdal HH, Vainio K, Dudman SG, Jenum PA (2015)
Toxoplasma prevalence among pregnant women in Norway: a cross-sectional study
APMIS, 123 (4), 321-5
DOI 10.1111/apm.12354, PubMed 25628065

Findal G, Stray-Pedersen B, Holter EK, Berge T, Jenum PA (2015)
Persistent Low Toxoplasma IgG Avidity Is Common in Pregnancy: Experience from Antenatal Testing in Norway
PLoS One, 10 (12), e0145519
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0145519, PubMed 26714282

Hudić I, Stray-Pedersen B, Szekeres-Bartho J, Fatušić Z, Dizdarević-Hudić L, Tomić V, Polgar B, Hadžiefendić B, Fatušić J (2015)
Maternal serum progesterone-induced blocking factor (PIBF) in the prediction of preterm birth
J Reprod Immunol, 109, 36-40
DOI 10.1016/j.jri.2015.02.006, PubMed 25818991

Hudić I, Stray-Pedersen B, Tomić V (2015)
Preterm Birth: Pathophysiology, Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Biomed Res Int, 2015, 417965
DOI 10.1155/2015/417965, PubMed 26413520

Khoury J, Knutsen M, Stray-Pedersen B, Thaulow E, Tonstad S (2015)
A lower reduction in umbilical artery pulsatility in mid-pregnancy predicts higher infant blood pressure six months after birth
Acta Paediatr, 104 (8), 796-800
DOI 10.1111/apa.13020, PubMed 25865616

Mhandire D, Lacerda M, Castel S, Mhandire K, Zhou D, Swart M, Shamu T, Smith P, Musingwini T, Wiesner L, Stray-Pedersen B, Dandara C (2015)
Effects of CYP2B6 and CYP1A2 Genetic Variation on Nevirapine Plasma Concentration and Pharmacodynamics as Measured by CD4 Cell Count in Zimbabwean HIV-Infected Patients
OMICS, 19 (9), 553-62
DOI 10.1089/omi.2015.0104, PubMed 26348712

Provenzano-Castro B, Oizerovich S, Stray-Pedersen B (2015)
Healthcare students' knowledge and opinions about the Argentinean abortion law
Sex Reprod Healthc, 7, 21-6
DOI 10.1016/j.srhc.2015.10.001, PubMed 26826041

Thapa N, Aryal KK, Paudel M, Puri R, Thapa P, Shrestha S, Shrestha S, Stray-Pedersen B (2015)
Nepalese Homebrewed Alcoholic Beverages: Types, Ingredients, and Ethanol Concentration from a Nation Wide Survey
J Nepal Health Res Counc, 13 (29), 59-65
PubMed 26411715

Zhou DT, Kodogo V, Chokuona KF, Gomo E, Oektedalen O, Stray-Pedersen B (2015)
Dyslipidemia and cardiovascular disease risk profiles of patients attending an HIV treatment clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe
HIV AIDS (Auckl), 7, 145-55
DOI 10.2147/HIV.S78523, PubMed 25999764

Zinyama-Gutsire RB, Chasela C, Kallestrup P, Rusakaniko S, Christiansen M, Ngara B, Gomo E, Ullum H, Erikstrup C, Madsen HO, Stray-Pedersen B, Garred P, Mduluza T (2015)
HIV-1 Disease Progression and Survival in an Adult Population in Zimbabwe: Is There an Effect of the Mannose Binding Lectin Deficiency?
OMICS, 19 (9), 542-52
DOI 10.1089/omi.2015.0047, PubMed 26348711

Zinyama-Gutsire RB, Chasela C, Madsen HO, Rusakaniko S, Kallestrup P, Christiansen M, Gomo E, Ullum H, Erikstrup C, Munyati S, Kurewa EN, Stray-Pedersen B, Garred P, Mduluza T (2015)
Role of mannose-binding lectin deficiency in HIV-1 and schistosoma infections in a rural adult population in Zimbabwe
PLoS One, 10 (4), e0122659
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0122659, PubMed 25830474

Publications 2014

Carmont MR, Lawn SD, Stray-Pedersen B, Shoenfeld Y, Meier P (2014)
BMC Medicine editorial board members on open access publishing
BMC Med, 12, 10
DOI 10.1186/1741-7015-12-10, PubMed 24447778

Di Renzo GC, Melin P, Berardi A, Blennow M, Carbonell-Estrany X, Donzelli GP, Hakansson S, Hod M, Hughes R, Kurtzer M, Poyart C, Shinwell E, Stray-Pedersen B, Wielgos M, El Helali N (2014)
Intrapartum GBS screening and antibiotic prophylaxis: a European consensus conference
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 28 (7), 766-82
DOI 10.3109/14767058.2014.934804, PubMed 25162923

Kandawasvika GQ, Kuona P, Chandiwana P, Masanganise M, Gumbo FZ, Mapingure MP, Nathoo K, Stray-Pedersen B (2014)
The burden and predictors of cognitive impairment among 6- to 8-year-old children infected and uninfected with HIV from Harare, Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study
Child Neuropsychol, 21 (1), 106-20
DOI 10.1080/09297049.2013.876493, PubMed 24409987

Kuona P, Mashavave G, Kandawasvika GQ, Mapingure MP, Masanganise M, Chandiwanda P, Munjoma M, Nathog KJ, Stray-Pedersen B (2014)
Anaemia and iron deficiency in peri-urban school children born in a National HIV Prevention Programme in Zimbabwe: A cross-sectional study
Cent Afr J Med, 60 (5-8), 22-8
PubMed 26867252

Li WY, Liabsuetrakul T, Stray-Pedersen B (2014)
Effect of mode of delivery on perceived risks of maternal health outcomes among expectant parents: a cohort study in Beijing, China
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 14, 12
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-14-12, PubMed 24410828

Mhandire K, Duri K, Kandawasvika G, Chandiwana P, Chin'ombe N, Kanyera RB, Stray-Pedersen B, Dandara C (2014)
CCR2, CX3CR1, RANTES and SDF1 genetic polymorphisms influence HIV infection in a Zimbabwean pediatric population
J Infect Dev Ctries, 8 (10), 1313-21
DOI 10.3855/jidc.4599, PubMed 25313609

Mhandire K, Pharo G, Kandawasvika GQ, Duri K, Swart M, Stray-Pedersen B, Dandara C (2014)
How does mother-to-child transmission of HIV differ among African populations? Lessons from MBL2 genetic variation in Zimbabweans
OMICS, 18 (7), 454-60
DOI 10.1089/omi.2013.0131, PubMed 24601758

Murahwa AT, Muchemwa FC, Duri K, Borok MZ, Kanyera RB, Manhanzva MT, Mapingure MP, Stray-Pedersen B (2014)
Presence of Betapapillomavirus in Kaposi sarcoma lesions
J Med Virol, 86 (9), 1556-9
DOI 10.1002/jmv.23944, PubMed 24706580

Murahwa AT, Muchemwa FC, Duri K, Kanyera RB, Tshabalala M, Manhanzva MT, Mapingure MP, Stray-Pedersen B (2014)
Frequency of Betapapillomavirus infections among HIV infected and uninfected Black Zimbabweans with cutaneous lesions
J Med Virol, 87 (3), 478-84
DOI 10.1002/jmv.24077, PubMed 25359659

Rasmussen T, Yap SE, Stray-Pedersen B, Akselsen HE, McKinney PA, Rønningen KS (2014)
HLA associated type 1 diabetes risk in children of Pakistani migrants to Norway
Med Hypotheses, 83 (6), 664-7
DOI 10.1016/j.mehy.2014.09.013, PubMed 25441839

Publications 2013

Al-Zirqi I, Stray-Pedersen B, Forsén L, Daltveit AK, Vangen S, NUR group (2013)
Validation study of uterine rupture registration in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 92 (9), 1086-93
DOI 10.1111/aogs.12148, PubMed 23590688

Kro GA, Yli BM, Rasmussen S, Norèn H, Amer-Wåhlin I, Rosén KG, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2013)
Association between umbilical cord artery pCO₂ and the Apgar score; elevated levels of pCO₂ may be beneficial for neonatal vitality after moderate acidemia
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 92 (6), 662-70
DOI 10.1111/aogs.12090, PubMed 23551012

Li WY, Liabsuetrakul T, Stray-Pedersen B (2013)
Change of childbirth preference after delivery among nulliparous Chinese women and their partners
J Obstet Gynaecol Res, 40 (1), 184-91
DOI 10.1111/jog.12153, PubMed 24102777

Li WY, Liabsuetrakul T, Stray-Pedersen B, Li YJ, Guo LJ, Qin WZ (2013)
The effects of mode of delivery and time since birth on chronic pelvic pain and health-related quality of life
Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 124 (2), 139-42
DOI 10.1016/j.ijgo.2013.07.029, PubMed 24225262

Mgongo M, Mosha MV, Uriyo JG, Msuya SE, Stray-Pedersen B (2013)
Prevalence and predictors of exclusive breastfeeding among women in Kilimanjaro region, Northern Tanzania: a population based cross-sectional study
Int Breastfeed J, 8 (1), 12
DOI 10.1186/1746-4358-8-12, PubMed 24107593

Niraula K, Kohrt BA, Flora MS, Thapa N, Mumu SJ, Pathak R, Stray-Pedersen B, Ghimire P, Regmi B, Macfarlane EK, Shrestha R (2013)
Prevalence of depression and associated risk factors among persons with type-2 diabetes mellitus without a prior psychiatric history: a cross-sectional study in clinical settings in urban Nepal
BMC Psychiatry, 13, 309
DOI 10.1186/1471-244X-13-309, PubMed 24238561

Uriyo JG, Abubakar A, Swai M, Msuya SE, Stray-Pedersen B (2013)
Prevalence and correlates of common mental disorders among mothers of young children in Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania
PLoS One, 8 (7), e69088
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0069088, PubMed 23844249

Winje BA, Røislien J, Saastad E, Eide J, Riley CF, Stray-Pedersen B, Frøen JF (2013)
Wavelet principal component analysis of fetal movement counting data preceding hospital examinations due to decreased fetal movement: a prospective cohort study
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 13, 172
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-13-172, PubMed 24007565

Publications 2012

Abubakar A, Uriyo J, Msuya SE, Swai M, Stray-Pedersen B (2012)
Prevalence and risk factors for poor nutritional status among children in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 9 (10), 3506-18
DOI 10.3390/ijerph9103506, PubMed 23202759

Bjelland EK, Stuge B, Vangen S, Stray-Pedersen B, Eberhard-Gran M (2012)
Mode of delivery and persistence of pelvic girdle syndrome 6 months postpartum
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 208 (4), 298.e1-7
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.12.002, PubMed 23220506

Duri K, Gumbo F, Kristiansen K, Mapingure M, Munjoma M, Chirenje M, Rusakaniko S, Stray-Pedersen B, Műller F (2012)
Phylogenetic analysis of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype C env gp120 sequences among four drug-naive families following subsequent heterosexual and vertical transmissions
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 28 (8), 885-93
DOI 10.1089/AID.2011.0217, PubMed 22206228

Kandawasvika GQ, Mapingure PM, Nhembe M, Mtereredzi R, Stray-Pedersen B (2012)
Validation of a culturally modified short form of the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities in 6 to 8 year old Zimbabwean school children: a cross section study
BMC Neurol, 12, 147
DOI 10.1186/1471-2377-12-147, PubMed 23190558

Kurewa NE, Gumbo FZ, Mapingure PM, Munjoma MW, Chirenje MZ, Rusakaniko S, Stray-Pedersen B (2012)
Predictors of attrition among children born in a PMTCT programme in Zimbabwe followed up over 5 years
J Trop Pediatr, 58 (5), 360-9
DOI 10.1093/tropej/fmr112, PubMed 22262677

Rønningen KS, Yap SE, Brandal K, Stormyr A, Lie BA, Rasmussen T, Stray-Pedersen B, Akselsen HE (2012)
HLA-DRB1, -DQA1 and -DQB1 alleles and haplotypes in first-generation Pakistani immigrants in Norway
Scand J Immunol, 75 (4), 426-30
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-3083.2011.02669.x, PubMed 22171671

Shrestha SK, Banu B, Khanom K, Ali L, Thapa N, Stray-Pedersen B, Devkota B (2012)
Changing trends on the place of delivery: why do Nepali women give birth at home?
Reprod Health, 9, 25
DOI 10.1186/1742-4755-9-25, PubMed 23050689

Publications 2011

Bjerke SE, Vangen S, Holter E, Stray-Pedersen B (2011)
Infectious immune status in an obstetric population of Pakistani immigrants in Norway
Scand J Public Health, 39 (5), 464-70
DOI 10.1177/1403494811399653, PubMed 21339369

Duri K, Müller F, Gumbo FZ, Kurewa NE, Rusakaniko S, Chirenje MZ, Mapingure MP, Stray-Pedersen B (2011)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) types Western blot (WB) band profiles as potential surrogate markers of HIV disease progression and predictors of vertical transmission in a cohort of infected but antiretroviral therapy naïve pregnant women in Harare, Zimbabwe
BMC Infect Dis, 11, 7
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-11-7, PubMed 21211021

Gagnon AJ, McDermott S, Rigol-Chachamovich J, Bandyopadhyay M, Stray-Pedersen B, Stewart D, ROAM Collaboration (2011)
International migration and gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 25 (6), 575-92
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-3016.2011.01230.x, PubMed 21980947

Gumbo FZ, Kandawasvika GQ, Duri K, Mapingure MP, Kurewa NE, Nathoo K, Rusakaniko S, Chirenje MZ, Stray-Pedersen B (2011)
Reduced HIV transmission at subsequent pregnancy in a resource-poor setting
Trop Doct, 41 (3), 132-5
DOI 10.1258/td.2011.100458, PubMed 21576348

Hudić I, Szekeres-Bartho J, Fatušić Z, Stray-Pedersen B, Dizdarević-Hudić L, Latifagić A, Hotić N, Kamerić L, Mandžić A (2011)
Dydrogesterone supplementation in women with threatened preterm delivery--the impact on cytokine profile, hormone profile, and progesterone-induced blocking factor
J Reprod Immunol, 92 (1-2), 103-7
DOI 10.1016/j.jri.2011.08.006, PubMed 22032897

Kandawasvika GQ, Ogundipe E, Gumbo FZ, Kurewa EN, Mapingure MP, Stray-Pedersen B (2011)
Neurodevelopmental impairment among infants born to mothers infected with human immunodeficiency virus and uninfected mothers from three peri-urban primary care clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe
Dev Med Child Neurol, 53 (11), 1046-52
DOI 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2011.04126.x, PubMed 22014323

Kurewa EN, Kandawasvika GQ, Mhlanga F, Munjoma M, Mapingure MP, Chandiwana P, Chirenje MZ, Rusakaniko S, Stray-Pedersen B (2011)
Realities and Challenges of a Five Year Follow Up of Mother and Child Pairs on a PMTCT Program in Zimbabwe
Open AIDS J, 5, 51-8
DOI 10.2174/1874613601105010051, PubMed 21760874

Msuya SE, Hussein TH, Uriyo J, Sam NE, Stray-Pedersen B (2011)
Anaemia among pregnant women in northern Tanzania: prevalence, risk factors and effect on perinatal outcomes
Tanzan J Health Res, 13 (1), 33-9
PubMed 24409645

Saastad E, Winje BA, Stray Pedersen B, Frøen JF (2011)
Fetal movement counting improved identification of fetal growth restriction and perinatal outcomes--a multi-centre, randomized, controlled trial
PLoS One, 6 (12), e28482
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0028482, PubMed 22205952

Winje BA, Saastad E, Gunnes N, Tveit JV, Stray-Pedersen B, Flenady V, Frøen JF (2011)
Analysis of 'count-to-ten' fetal movement charts: a prospective cohort study
BJOG, 118 (10), 1229-38
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2011.02993.x, PubMed 21585644

Yli BM, Kro GA, Rasmussen S, Khoury J, Norèn H, Amer-Wåhlin I, Saugstad OD, Stray-Pedersen B (2011)
How does the duration of active pushing in labor affect neonatal outcomes?
J Perinat Med, 40 (2), 171-8
DOI 10.1515/JPM.2011.126, PubMed 22098306

Yli BM, Källen K, Khoury J, Stray-Pedersen B, Amer-Wåhlin I (2011)
Intrapartum cardiotocography (CTG) and ST-analysis of labor in diabetic patients
J Perinat Med, 39 (4), 457-65
DOI 10.1515/JPM.2011.046, PubMed 21604995

Publications 2010

Al-Zirqi I, Stray-Pedersen B, Forsen L, Vangen S (2010)
Can vaginal birth after caesarean be justified? Reply
BJOG, 117 (11), 1428

Al-Zirqi I, Stray-Pedersen B, Forsén L, Vangen S (2010)
Uterine rupture after previous caesarean section
BJOG, 117 (7), 809-20
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02533.x, PubMed 20236103

Al-Zirqi I, Stray-Pedersen B, Forsen L, Vangen S (2010)
Changing trends: uterine rupture in the UK Reply
BJOG, 117 (11), 1429-1430

Bjerke SE, Holter E, Vangen S, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Sexually transmitted infections among Pakistani pregnant women and their husbands in Norway
Int J Womens Health, 2, 303-9
DOI 10.2147/IJWH.S13018, PubMed 21151677

Duri K, Gumbo FZ, Kristiansen KI, Kurewa NE, Mapingure MP, Rusakaniko S, Chirenje MZ, Muller F, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Antenatal HIV-1 RNA load and timing of mother to child transmission; a nested case-control study in a resource poor setting
Virol J, 7, 176
DOI 10.1186/1743-422X-7-176, PubMed 20678190

Duri K, Soko W, Gumbo F, Kristiansen K, Mapingure M, Stray-Pedersen B, Muller F, BHAMC Group (2010)
Genotypic analysis of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 env V3 loop sequences: bioinformatics prediction of coreceptor usage among 28 infected mother-infant pairs in a drug-naive population
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 27 (4), 411-9
DOI 10.1089/aid.2010.0142, PubMed 20969460

Gumbo FZ, Duri K, Kandawasvika GQ, Kurewa NE, Mapingure MP, Munjoma MW, Rusakaniko S, Chirenje MZ, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Risk factors of HIV vertical transmission in a cohort of women under a PMTCT program at three peri-urban clinics in a resource-poor setting
J Perinatol, 30 (11), 717-23
DOI 10.1038/jp.2010.31, PubMed 20336078

Gumbo FZ, Kurewa NE, Kandawasvika GQ, Duri K, Mapingure MP, Munjoma MW, Pazvakavambwa IE, Rusakaniko S, Chirenje MZ, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Rising mother-to-child HIV transmission in a resource-limited breastfeeding population
Trop Doct, 40 (2), 70-3
DOI 10.1258/td.2009.090167, PubMed 20305096

Gumbo FZ, Mapingure MP, Kanadawasvika GQ, Chirenje MZ, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in Zimbabwe
J. Perinatol., 30 (11), 763-764

Kro GA, Yli BM, Rasmussen S, Norèn H, Amer-Wåhlin I, Saugstad OD, Stray-Pedersen B, Rosén KG (2010)
A new tool for the validation of umbilical cord acid-base data
BJOG, 117 (12), 1544-52
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2010.02711.x, PubMed 20840525

Kurewa NE, Mapingure MP, Munjoma MW, Chirenje MZ, Rusakaniko S, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
The burden and risk factors of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Reproductive Tract Infections among pregnant women in Zimbabwe
BMC Infect Dis, 10, 127
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-10-127, PubMed 20492681

Mapingure MP, Msuya S, Kurewa NE, Munjoma MW, Sam N, Chirenje MZ, Rusakaniko S, Saugstad LF, de Vlas SJ, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Sexual behaviour does not reflect HIV-1 prevalence differences: a comparison study of Zimbabwe and Tanzania
J Int AIDS Soc, 13, 45
DOI 10.1186/1758-2652-13-45, PubMed 21080919

Munjoma MW, Kurewa EN, Mapingure MP, Mashavave GV, Chirenje MZ, Rusakaniko S, Hussain A, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
The prevalence, incidence and risk factors of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among pregnant Zimbabwean women followed up nine months after childbirth
BMC Womens Health, 10, 2
DOI 10.1186/1472-6874-10-2, PubMed 20064273

Munjoma MW, Mapingure MP, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Risk factors for herpes simplex virus type 2 and its association with HIV among pregnant teenagers in Zimbabwe
Sex Health, 7 (1), 87-9
DOI 10.1071/SH09106, PubMed 20152103

Munjoma MW, Mhlanga FG, Mapingure MP, Kurewa EN, Mashavave GV, Chirenje MZ, Rusakaniko S, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
The incidence of HIV among women recruited during late pregnancy and followed up for six years after childbirth in Zimbabwe
BMC Public Health, 10, 668
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-10-668, PubMed 21047407

Singh N, Pripp AH, Brekke T, Stray-Pedersen B (2010)
Different sex ratios of children born to Indian and Pakistani immigrants in Norway
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 10, 40
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-10-40, PubMed 20682027

Saastad E, Tveit JV, Flenady V, Stray-Pedersen B, Fretts RC, Børdahl PE, Frøen JF (2010)
Implementation of uniform information on fetal movement in a Norwegian population reduced delayed reporting of decreased fetal movement and stillbirths in primiparous women - a clinical quality improvement
BMC Res Notes, 3 (1), 2
DOI 10.1186/1756-0500-3-2, PubMed 20044943

Tveit JV, Saastad E, Stray-Pedersen B, Børdahl PE, Frøen JF (2010)
Concerns for decreased foetal movements in uncomplicated pregnancies--increased risk of foetal growth restriction and stillbirth among women being overweight, advanced age or smoking
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 23 (10), 1129-35
DOI 10.3109/14767050903511578, PubMed 20476880

Tveit JVH, Saastad E, Stray-Pedersen B, Bordahl PE, Flenady V, Fretts R, Froen JF (2010)
Reduction of Late Stillbirth With the Introduction of Fetal Movement Information and Guidelines A Clinical Quality Improvement COMMENT
Obstet. Gynecol. Surv., 65 (1), 8-9

Tveit JVH, Saastad E, Stray-Pedersen B, Bordahl PE, Flenady V, Fretts R, Froen JF (2010)
Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines - a clinical quality improvement (vol 9, pg 32, 2009)
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 10, 49

Valen-Sendstad A, Engedal K, Stray-Pedersen B, ADACT Study Group, Strobel C, Barnett L, Meyer N, Nurminemi M (2010)
Effects of hormone therapy on depressive symptoms and cognitive functions in women with Alzheimer disease: a 12 month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of low-dose estradiol and norethisterone
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry, 18 (1), 11-20
DOI 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181beaaf4, PubMed 20094015

Publications 2009

Al-Zirqi I, Vangen S, Forsén L, Stray-Pedersen B (2009)
Effects of onset of labor and mode of delivery on severe postpartum hemorrhage
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 201 (3), 273.e1-9
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2009.06.007, PubMed 19733277

Andresen JH, Løberg EM, Wright M, Goverud IL, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2009)
Nicotine affects the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA and protein in the hippocampus of hypoxic newborn piglets
J Perinat Med, 37 (5), 553-60
DOI 10.1515/JPM.2009.081, PubMed 19492919

Gissler M, Alexander S, MacFarlane A, Small R, Stray-Pedersen B, Zeitlin J, Zimbeck M, Gagnon A (2009)
Stillbirths and infant deaths among migrants in industrialized countries
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 88 (2), 134-48
DOI 10.1080/00016340802603805, PubMed 19096947

Holm Tveit JV, Saastad E, Stray-Pedersen B, Børdahl PE, Frøen JF (2009)
Maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes in women presenting with decreased fetal movements in late pregnancy
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 88 (12), 1345-51
DOI 10.3109/00016340903348375, PubMed 19878088

Kurewa EN, Gumbo FZ, Munjoma MW, Mapingure MP, Chirenje MZ, Rusakaniko S, Stray-Pedersen B (2009)
Effect of maternal HIV status on infant mortality: evidence from a 9-month follow-up of mothers and their infants in Zimbabwe
J Perinatol, 30 (2), 88-92
DOI 10.1038/jp.2009.121, PubMed 19693024

Msuya SE, Uriyo J, Hussain A, Mbizvo EM, Jeansson S, Sam NE, Stray-Pedersen B (2009)
Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among pregnant women with known HIV status in northern Tanzania
Reprod Health, 6, 4
DOI 10.1186/1742-4755-6-4, PubMed 19243592

Msuya SE, Uriyo J, Stray-Pedersen B, Sam NE, Mbizvo EM (2009)
The effectiveness of a syndromic approach in managing vaginal infections among pregnant women in northern Tanzania
East Afr J Public Health, 6 (3), 263-7
PubMed 20803916

Tveit JV, Saastad E, Stray-Pedersen B, Børdahl PE, Flenady V, Fretts R, Frøen JF (2009)
Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines - a clinical quality improvement
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 9, 32
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-9-32, PubMed 19624847

Urquia ML, Glazier RH, Blondel B, Zeitlin J, Gissler M, Macfarlane A, Ng E, Heaman M, Stray-Pedersen B, Gagnon AJ, ROAM collaboration (2009)
International migration and adverse birth outcomes: role of ethnicity, region of origin and destination
J Epidemiol Community Health, 64 (3), 243-51
DOI 10.1136/jech.2008.083535, PubMed 19692737

Publications 2008

Al-Zirqi I, Vangen S, Forsen L, Stray-Pedersen B (2008)
Prevalence and risk factors of severe obstetric haemorrhage
BJOG, 115 (10), 1265-72
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01859.x, PubMed 18715412

Andresen JH, Godang K, Munkeby BH, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2008)
Nicotine in a small-to-moderate dose does not cause a significant increase in plasma catecholamine levels in newborn piglets
Neonatology, 94 (4), 279-83
DOI 10.1159/000151647, PubMed 18784424

Bjerke SE, Vangen S, Nordhagen R, Ytterdahl T, Magnus P, Stray-Pedersen B (2008)
Postpartum depression among Pakistani women in Norway: prevalence and risk factors
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 21 (12), 889-94
DOI 10.1080/14767050802320340, PubMed 18846480

Facchinetti F, Reddy U, Stray-Pedersen B, Baronciani D, Requejo JH, Stillbirth International Group (2008)
International issues in stillbirth
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 21 (6), 425-8
DOI 10.1080/14767050802040849, PubMed 18570122

Frøen JF, Tveit JV, Saastad E, Børdahl PE, Stray-Pedersen B, Heazell AE, Flenady V, Fretts RC (2008)
Management of decreased fetal movements
Semin Perinatol, 32 (4), 307-11
DOI 10.1053/j.semperi.2008.04.015, PubMed 18652933

Holan S, Vangen S, Hanssen K, Stray-Pedersen B (2008)
[Pregnancy in diabetes among Asian, African and Norwegian women]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 128 (11), 1289-92
PubMed 18511973

Jamieson SE, de Roubaix LA, Cortina-Borja M, Tan HK, Mui EJ, Cordell HJ, Kirisits MJ, Miller EN, Peacock CS, Hargrave AC, Coyne JJ, Boyer K, Bessieres MH, Buffolano W, Ferret N, Franck J, Kieffer F, Meier P, Nowakowska DE, Paul M, Peyron F, Stray-Pedersen B, Prusa AR, Thulliez P, Wallon M et al. (2008)
Genetic and epigenetic factors at COL2A1 and ABCA4 influence clinical outcome in congenital toxoplasmosis
PLoS One, 3 (6), e2285
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0002285, PubMed 18523590

Larsson PG, Stray-Pedersen B, Ryttig KR, Larsen S (2008)
Human lactobacilli as supplementation of clindamycin to patients with bacterial vaginosis reduce the recurrence rate; a 6-month, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study
BMC Womens Health, 8, 3
DOI 10.1186/1472-6874-8-3, PubMed 18197974

Msuya SE, Mbizvo EM, Hussain A, Uriyo J, Sam NE, Stray-Pedersen B (2008)
Low male partner participation in antenatal HIV counselling and testing in northern Tanzania: implications for preventive programs
AIDS Care, 20 (6), 700-9
DOI 10.1080/09540120701687059, PubMed 18576172

Yli BM, Källén K, Stray-Pedersen B, Amer-Wåhlin I (2008)
Intrapartum fetal ECG and diabetes
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 21 (4), 231-8
DOI 10.1080/14767050801924431, PubMed 18330818

Publications 2007

Andresen JH, Solberg R, Løberg EM, Munkeby BH, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2007)
Resuscitation with 21 or 100% oxygen in hypoxic nicotine-pretreated newborn piglets: possible neuroprotective effects of nicotine
Neonatology, 93 (1), 36-44
DOI 10.1159/000105523, PubMed 17630496

Kurewa NE, Munjoma MM, Chirenje ZM, Rusakaniko S, Hussain A, Stray-Pedersen B (2007)
Compliance and loss to follow up of HIV negative and positive mothers recruited from a PMTCT programme in Zimbabwe
Cent Afr J Med, 53 (5-8), 25-30
PubMed 20355678

Msuya SE, Mbizvo EM, Stray-Pedersen B, Uriyo J, Sam NE, Rusakaniko S, Hussain A (2007)
Decline in HIV prevalence among women of childbearing age in Moshi urban, Tanzania
Int J STD AIDS, 18 (10), 680-7
DOI 10.1258/095646207782193858, PubMed 17945046

Stray-Pedersen A, Gaustad P, Stray-Pedersen B, Rognum TO (2007)
Detection rate of Helicobacter pylori stool antigen in newborn infants and small children
J Perinat Med, 35 (2), 155-8
DOI 10.1515/JPM.2007.040, PubMed 17343545

Winter C, Macfarlane A, Deneux-Tharaux C, Zhang WH, Alexander S, Brocklehurst P, Bouvier-Colle MH, Prendiville W, Cararach V, van Roosmalen J, Berbik I, Klein M, Ayres-de-Campos D, Erkkola R, Chiechi LM, Langhoff-Roos J, Stray-Pedersen B, Troeger C (2007)
Variations in policies for management of the third stage of labour and the immediate management of postpartum haemorrhage in Europe
BJOG, 114 (7), 845-54
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2007.01377.x, PubMed 17567419

Publications 2006

Lyng K, Munkeby BH, Scheie D, Mallard C, Hagberg H, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD, Frøen JF (2006)
Fetal brain injury in experimental intrauterine asphyxia and inflammation in Göttingen minipigs
J Perinat Med, 34 (3), 226-34
DOI 10.1515/JPM.2006.041, PubMed 16602844

Msuya SE, Mbizvo E, Hussain A, Uriyo J, Sam NE, Stray-Pedersen B (2006)
HIV among pregnant women in Moshi Tanzania: the role of sexual behavior, male partner characteristics and sexually transmitted infections
AIDS Res Ther, 3, 27
DOI 10.1186/1742-6405-3-27, PubMed 17044932

Msuya SE, Mbizvo E, Uriyo J, Stray-Pedersen B, Sam NE, Hussain A (2006)
Predictors of failure to return for HIV test results among pregnant women in Moshi, Tanzania
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 43 (1), 85-90
DOI 10.1097/01.qai.0000225016.50890.7e, PubMed 16878044

Msuya SE, Mbizvo EM, Hussain A, Sam NE, Stray-Pedersen B (2006)
Seroprevalence of hepatitis B and C viruses among women of childbearing age in Moshi Urban, Tanzania
East Afr Med J, 83 (2), 91-4
PubMed 16708880

Msuya SE, Mbizvo EM, Stray-Pedersen B, Sundby J, Sam NE, Hussain A (2006)
Risk assessment at the primary health care level in Moshi, Tanzania: limits in predicting sexually transmitted infections among women
Cent Afr J Med, 52 (9-12), 97-104
PubMed 20353133

Nowakowska D, Stray-Pedersen B, Spiewak E, Sobala W, Małafiej E, Wilczyński J (2006)
Prevalence and estimated incidence of Toxoplasma infection among pregnant women in Poland: a decreasing trend in the younger population
Clin Microbiol Infect, 12 (9), 913-7
DOI 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2006.01513.x, PubMed 16882298

Publications 2005

Chen KT, Eskild A, Bresnahan M, Stray-Pedersen B, Sher A, Jenum PA (2005)
Previous maternal infection with Toxoplasma gondii and the risk of fetal death
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 193 (2), 443-9
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2004.12.016, PubMed 16098868

Eskild A, Bruu AL, Stray-Pedersen B, Jenum P (2005)
Epstein-Barr virus infection during pregnancy and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcome
BJOG, 112 (12), 1620-4
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2005.00764.x, PubMed 16305564

Frøen JF, Saastad E, Tveit JV, Børdahl PE, Stray-Pedersen B (2005)
[Clinical practice variation in reduced fetal movements]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (19), 2631-4
PubMed 16215607

Lyng K, Braakhuis M, Frøen JF, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2005)
Inflammation increases vulnerability to hypoxia in newborn piglets: effect of reoxygenation with 21% and 100% O2
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 192 (4), 1172-8
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2004.11.058, PubMed 15846198

Lyng K, Munkeby BH, Saugstad OD, Stray-Pedersen B, Frøen JF (2005)
Effect of interleukin-10 on newborn piglet brain following hypoxia-ischemia and endotoxin-induced inflammation
Biol Neonate, 87 (3), 207-16
DOI 10.1159/000083131, PubMed 15637455

Mbizvo EM, Msuya S, Hussain A, Chirenje M, Mbizvo M, Sam N, Stray-Pedersen B (2005)
HIV and sexually transmitted infections among women presenting at urban primary health care clinics in two cities of sub-Saharan Africa
Afr J Reprod Health, 9 (1), 88-98
PubMed 16104658

Mbizvo EM, Msuya SE, Stray-Pedersen B, Chirenje MZ, Hussain A (2005)
Cervical dyskaryosis among women with and without HIV: prevalence and risk factors
Int J STD AIDS, 16 (12), 789-93
DOI 10.1258/095646205774988046, PubMed 16336759

Nowakowska D, Respondek-Liberska M, Golab E, Stray-Pedersen B, Szaflik K, Dzbenski TH, Wilczynski J (2005)
Too late prenatal diagnosis of fetal toxoplasmosis: a case report
Fetal Diagn Ther, 20 (3), 190-3
DOI 10.1159/000083903, PubMed 15824496

Publications 2004

Frøen JF, Gardosi JO, Thurmann A, Francis A, Stray-Pedersen B (2004)
Restricted fetal growth in sudden intrauterine unexplained death
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 83 (9), 801-7
DOI 10.1111/j.0001-6349.2004.00602.x, PubMed 15315590

Mbizvo ME, Musya SE, Stray-Pedersen B, Chirenje Z, Hussain A (2004)
Bacterial vaginosis and intravaginal practices: association with HIV
Cent Afr J Med, 50 (5-6), 41-6
PubMed 15881309

Nowakowska D, Kurnatowska A, Stray-Pedersen B, Wilczyński J (2004)
Activity of hydrolytic enzymes in fungi isolated from diabetic pregnant women: is there any relationship between fungal alkaline and acid phosphatase activity and glycemic control?
APMIS, 112 (6), 374-83
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2004.apm1120608.x, PubMed 15511275

Nowakowska D, Kurnatowska A, Stray-Pedersen B, Wilczynski J (2004)
Prevalence of fungi in the vagina, rectum and oral cavity in pregnant diabetic women: relation to gestational age and symptoms
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 83 (3), 251-6
DOI 10.1111/j.0001-6349.2004.0361.x, PubMed 14995920

Nowakowska D, Kurnatowska A, Stray-Pedersen B, Wilczyński J (2004)
Species distribution and influence of glycemic control on fungal infections in pregnant women with diabetes
J Infect, 48 (4), 339-46
DOI 10.1016/j.jinf.2004.01.017, PubMed 15066336

Vangen S, Johansen RE, Sundby J, Traeen B, Stray-Pedersen B (2004)
Qualitative study of perinatal care experiences among Somali women and local health care professionals in Norway
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 112 (1), 29-35
DOI 10.1016/s0301-2115(03)00313-0, PubMed 14687735

Publications 2003

Mbizvo EM, Msuya SE, Hussain A, Chirenje MZ, Stray-Pedersen B (2003)
HIV prevalence in Zimbabwean women: 54-67% knowledge and perceived risk
Int J STD AIDS, 14 (3), 202-7
DOI 10.1258/095646203762869232, PubMed 12665445

Msuya SE, Mbizvo E, Hussain A, Sam NE, Jeansson S, Stray-Pedersen B (2003)
Seroprevalence and correlates of herpes simplex virus type 2 among urban Tanzanian women
Sex Transm Dis, 30 (7), 588-92
DOI 10.1097/00007435-200307000-00011, PubMed 12838089

Skeie A, Frøen JF, Vege A, Stray-Pedersen B (2003)
Cause and risk of stillbirth in twin pregnancies: a retrospective audit
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 82 (11), 1010-6
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2003.00288.x, PubMed 14616274

Stray-Pedersen B (2003)
Prevention of congenital toxoplasmosis in Norway
Arch Pediatr, 10 Suppl 1, 23-4
PubMed 12802962

Vangen S, Stoltenberg C, Holan S, Moe N, Magnus P, Harris JR, Stray-Pedersen B (2003)
Outcome of pregnancy among immigrant women with diabetes
Diabetes Care, 26 (2), 327-32
DOI 10.2337/diacare.26.2.327, PubMed 12547857

Vangen S, Stray-Pedersen B, Skrondal A, Magnus P, Stoltenberg C (2003)
High risk of cesarean section among ethnic Filipinos: an effect of the paternal contribution to birthweight?
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 82 (2), 192-3
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2003.00075.x, PubMed 12648185

Publications 2002

Eskild A, Jeansson S, Stray-Pedersen B, Jenum PA (2002)
Herpes simplex virus type-2 infection in pregnancy: no risk of fetal death: results from a nested case-control study within 35,940 women
BJOG, 109 (9), 1030-5
PubMed 12269678

Eskild A, Jeansson S, Stray-Pedersen B, Jenum PA (2002)
Herpes simplex virus type-2 infection in pregnancy: no risk of fetal death: results from a nested case-control study within 35,940 women
BJOG, 109 (9), PII S1470-0328(02)01934-1-1035

Froen JF, Moyland RA, Saugstad OD, Stray-Pedersen B (2002)
Maternal health in sudden intrauterine unexplained death: Do urinary tract infections protect the fetus?
Obstet. Gynecol., 100 (5), PII S0029-7844(02)02192-0-915

Frøen JF, Akre H, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2002)
Prolonged apneas and hypoxia mediated by nicotine and endotoxin in piglets
Biol Neonate, 81 (2), 119-25
DOI 10.1159/000047196, PubMed 11844882

Frøen JF, Amerio G, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2002)
Detrimental effects of nicotine and endotoxin in the newborn piglet brain during severe hypoxemia
Biol Neonate, 82 (3), 188-96
DOI 10.1159/000063610, PubMed 12373070

Frøen JF, Arnestad M, Vege A, Irgens LM, Rognum TO, Saugstad OD, Stray-Pedersen B (2002)
Comparative epidemiology of sudden infant death syndrome and sudden intrauterine unexplained death
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, 87 (2), F118-21
DOI 10.1136/fn.87.2.f118, PubMed 12193518

Frøen JF, Munkeby BH, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2002)
Interleukin-10 reverses acute detrimental effects of endotoxin-induced inflammation on perinatal cerebral hypoxia-ischemia
Brain Res, 942 (1-2), 87-94
DOI 10.1016/s0006-8993(02)02700-2, PubMed 12031856

Frøen JF, Møyland RA, Saugstad OD, Stray-Pedersen B (2002)
Maternal health in sudden intrauterine unexplained death: do urinary tract infections protect the fetus?
Obstet Gynecol, 100 (5 Pt 1), 909-15
PubMed 12423852

Honey E, Augood C, Templeton A, Russell I, Paavonen J, Mårdh PA, Stary A, Stray-Pedersen B (2002)
Cost effectiveness of screening for Chlamydia trachomatis: a review of published studies
Sex Transm Infect, 78 (6), 406-12
DOI 10.1136/sti.78.6.406, PubMed 12473799

Mbizvo EM, Msuya Sia E, Stray-Pedersen B, Chirenje MZ, Munjoma M, Hussain A (2002)
Association of herpes simplex virus type 2 with the human immunodeficiency virus among urban women in Zimbabwe
Int J STD AIDS, 13 (5), 343-8
DOI 10.1258/0956462021925171, PubMed 11972939

Msuya SE, Mbizvo E, Hussain A, Sundby J, Sam NE, Stray-Pedersen B (2002)
Female genital cutting in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: changing attitudes?
Trop Med Int Health, 7 (2), 159-65
DOI 10.1046/j.1365-3156.2002.00838.x, PubMed 11841706

Msuya SE, Mbizvo E, Stray-Pedersen B, Sundby J, Sam NE, Hussain A (2002)
Reproductive tract infections and the risk of HIV among women in Moshi, Tanzania
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 81 (9), 886-93
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2002.810916.x, PubMed 12225308

Msuya SE, Mbizvo E, Stray-Pedersen B, Sundby J, Sam NE, Hussain A (2002)
Reproductive tract infections among women attending primary health care facilities in Moshi, Tanzania
East Afr Med J, 79 (1), 16-21
PubMed 12380865

Vangen S, Stoltenberg C, Johansen RE, Sundby J, Stray-Pedersen B (2002)
Perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis in Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 81 (4), 317-22
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2002.810407.x, PubMed 11952461

Vangen S, Stoltenberg C, Skjaerven R, Magnus P, Harris JR, Stray-Pedersen B (2002)
The heavier the better? Birthweight and perinatal mortality in different ethnic groups
Int J Epidemiol, 31 (3), 654-60
DOI 10.1093/ije/31.3.654, PubMed 12055170

Wilson JS, Honey E, Templeton A, Paavonen J, Mårdh PA, Stray-Pedersen B, EU Biomed Concerted Action Group (2002)
A systematic review of the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis among European women
Hum Reprod Update, 8 (4), 385-94
DOI 10.1093/humupd/8.4.385, PubMed 12206472

Ødegaard I, Stray-Pedersen B, Hallberg K, Haanaes OC, Storrøsten OT, Johannesson M (2002)
Prevalence and outcome of pregnancies in Norwegian and Swedish women with cystic fibrosis
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 81 (8), 693-7
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2002.810802.x, PubMed 12174151

Ødegaard I, Stray-Pedersen B, Hallberg K, Haanaes OC, Storrøsten OT, Johannesson M (2002)
Maternal and fetal morbidity in pregnancies of Norwegian and Swedish women with cystic fibrosis
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 81 (8), 698-705
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2002.810803.x, PubMed 12174152

Publications 2001

Frøen JF, Arnestad M, Frey K, Vege A, Saugstad OD, Stray-Pedersen B (2001)
Risk factors for sudden intrauterine unexplained death: epidemiologic characteristics of singleton cases in Oslo, Norway, 1986-1995
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 184 (4), 694-702
DOI 10.1067/mob.2001.110697, PubMed 11262474

Frøen JF, Vege A, Ormerod E, Stray-Pedersen B (2001)
[Finding the cause of death in intrauterine death--which examination should be done?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 121 (3), 326-30
PubMed 11242876

Mbizvo EM, Msuya SE, Stray-Pedersen B, Sundby J, Chirenje MZ, Hussain A (2001)
HIV seroprevalence and its associations with the other reproductive tract infections in asymptomatic women in Harare, Zimbabwe
Int J STD AIDS, 12 (8), 524-31
DOI 10.1258/0956462011923624, PubMed 11487393

Mbizvo EM, Msuya SE, Stray-Pedersen B, Sundby J, Chirenje ZM, Hussain A (2001)
Determinants of reproductive tract infections among asymptomatic women in Harare, Zimbabwe
Cent Afr J Med, 47 (3), 57-64
PubMed 11961859

Odland JØ, Sergejeva IV, Ivaneev MD, Jensen IP, Stray-Pedersen B (2001)
Seropositivity of cytomegalovirus, parvovirus and rubella in pregnant women and recurrent aborters in Leningrad County, Russia
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 80 (11), 1025-9
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2001.801110.x, PubMed 11703200

Publications 2000

Eskild A, Samdal HH, Skaug K, Jeansson S, Stray-Pedersen B, Jenum PA (2000)
[Hepatitis C virus among pregnant women in Norway--occurrence of antibodies and pregnancy outcome]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 120 (9), 1006-8
PubMed 10833956

Frøen JF, Akre H, Stray-Pedersen B, Saugstad OD (2000)
Adverse effects of nicotine and interleukin-1beta on autoresuscitation after apnea in piglets: implications for sudden infant death syndrome
Pediatrics, 105 (4), E52
DOI 10.1542/peds.105.4.e52, PubMed 10742373

Haugen G, Jenum PA, Scheie D, Sund S, Stray-Pedersen B (2000)
Prenatal diagnosis of tracheal obstruction: possible association with maternal pertussis infection
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 15 (1), 69-73
DOI 10.1046/j.1469-0705.2000.00021.x, PubMed 10776017

Larsson PG, Platz-Christensen JJ, Dalaker K, Eriksson K, Fåhraeus L, Irminger K, Jerve F, Stray-Pedersen B, Wölner-Hanssen P (2000)
Treatment with 2% clindamycin vaginal cream prior to first trimester surgical abortion to reduce signs of postoperative infection: a prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, multicenter study
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 79 (5), 390-6
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2000.079005390.x, PubMed 10830767

Petersson K, Stray-Pedersen B, Malm G, Forsgren M, Evengård B (2000)
Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii among pregnant women in Sweden
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 79 (10), 824-9
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2000.079010824.x, PubMed 11304963

Samdal HH, Blystad H, Eskild A, Fjaerli HO, Nordbø SA, Stray-Pedersen B, Torvik HP (2000)
[Hepatitis C virus infection among pregnant women and their children in Norway]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 120 (9), 1047-50
PubMed 10833965

Vangen S, Stoltenberg C, Skrondal A, Magnus P, Stray-Pedersen B (2000)
Cesarean section among immigrants in Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 79 (7), 553-8
DOI 10.1034/j.1600-0412.2000.079007553.x, PubMed 10929954

Publications 1999

Foulon W, Pinon JM, Stray-Pedersen B, Pollak A, Lappalainen M, Decoster A, Villena I, Jenum PA, Hayde M, Naessens A (1999)
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis: a multicenter evaluation of different diagnostic parameters
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 181 (4), 843-7
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9378(99)70311-x, PubMed 10521739

Foulon W, Villena I, Stray-Pedersen B, Decoster A, Lappalainen M, Pinon JM, Jenum PA, Hedman K, Naessens A (1999)
Treatment of toxoplasmosis during pregnancy: a multicenter study of impact on fetal transmission and children's sequelae at age 1 year
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 180 (2 Pt 1), 410-5
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9378(99)70224-3, PubMed 9988811

Naessens A, Jenum PA, Pollak A, Decoster A, Lappalainen M, Villena I, Lebech M, Stray-Pedersen B, Hayde M, Pinon JM, Petersen E, Foulon W (1999)
Diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis in the neonatal period: A multicenter evaluation
J Pediatr, 135 (6), 714-9
DOI 10.1016/s0022-3476(99)70090-9, PubMed 10586174

Stray-Pedersen B, Bergan T, Hafstad A, Normann E, Grøgaard J, Vangdal M (1999)
Vaginal disinfection with chlorhexidine during childbirth
Int J Antimicrob Agents, 12 (3), 245-51
DOI 10.1016/S0924-8579(99)00068-0, PubMed 10461843

Vangen S, Stoltenberg C, Stray-Pedersen B (1999)
Complaints and complications in pregnancy: a study of ethnic Norwegian and ethnic Pakistani women in Oslo
Ethn Health, 4 (1-2), 19-28
DOI 10.1080/13557859998155, PubMed 10887458

Publications 1998

Jenum PA, Holberg-Petersen M, Melby KK, Stray-Pedersen B (1998)
Diagnosis of congenital Toxoplasma gondii infection by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on amniotic fluid samples. The Norwegian experience
APMIS, 106 (7), 680-6
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1998.tb00211.x, PubMed 9740505

Jenum PA, Kapperud G, Stray-Pedersen B, Melby KK, Eskild A, Eng J (1998)
Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii specific immunoglobulin G antibodies among pregnant women in Norway
Epidemiol Infect, 120 (1), 87-92
DOI 10.1017/s0950268897008480, PubMed 9528822

Jenum PA, Stray-Pedersen B (1998)
Development of specific immunoglobulins G, M, and A following primary Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnant women
J Clin Microbiol, 36 (10), 2907-13
PubMed 9738042

Jenum PA, Stray-Pedersen B, Melby KK, Kapperud G, Whitelaw A, Eskild A, Eng J (1998)
Incidence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in 35,940 pregnant women in Norway and pregnancy outcome for infected women
J Clin Microbiol, 36 (10), 2900-6
PubMed 9738041

Stray-Pedersen B (1998)
Toxoplasma infection in pregnancy: updated knowledge

Publications 1997

Hafstad A, Aarø LE, Engeland A, Andersen A, Langmark F, Stray-Pedersen B (1997)
Provocative appeals in anti-smoking mass media campaigns targeting adolescents--the accumulated effect of multiple exposures
Health Educ Res, 12 (2), 227-36
DOI 10.1093/her/12.2.227, PubMed 10168574

Jenum PA, Stray-Pedersen B, Gundersen AG (1997)
Improved diagnosis of primary Toxoplasma gondii infection in early pregnancy by determination of antitoxoplasma immunoglobulin G avidity
J Clin Microbiol, 35 (8), 1972-7
PubMed 9230365

Stray-Pedersen B (1997)
Is screening for genital infections in pregnancy necessary?
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand Suppl, 164, 116-20
PubMed 9225655

Publications 1996

Kapperud G, Jenum PA, Stray-Pedersen B, Melby KK, Eskild A, Eng J (1996)
Risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnancy. Results of a prospective case-control study in Norway
Am J Epidemiol, 144 (4), 405-12
DOI 10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a008942, PubMed 8712198

Stray-Pedersen B (1996)
[Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. The norwegian experience]
Contracept Fertil Sex, 24 (3), 213-7
PubMed 8688904

Publications 1995

Nafstad P, Magnus P, Stray-Pedersen B (1995)
Opposing placental gradients for thiocyanate and cotinine at birth
Early Hum Dev, 42 (1), 73-9
DOI 10.1016/0378-3782(95)01641-F, PubMed 7671847

Nafstad P, Stray-Pedersen B, Sølvberg M, Tangen T (1995)
[Menarche and menstruation problems among teenagers in Oslo 1993]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 115 (5), 604-6
PubMed 7900115

Publications 1994

Stray-Pedersen B, Jenum PA (1994)
[Toxoplasmosis and pregnancy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 114 (16), 1823-6
PubMed 8079298

Publications 1993

Stray-Pedersen B (1993)
New aspects of perinatal infections
Ann Med, 25 (3), 295-300
DOI 10.3109/07853899309147878, PubMed 8392850

Stray-Pedersen B (1993)
Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy
Baillieres Clin Obstet Gynaecol, 7 (1), 107-37
DOI 10.1016/S0950-3552(05)80149-X, PubMed 8513640

Publications 1992

Stray-Pedersen B (1992)
Treatment of toxoplasmosis in the pregnant mother and newborn child
Scand J Infect Dis Suppl, 84, 23-31
PubMed 1290070

Stray-Pedersen B, Jenum P (1992)
Economic evaluation of preventive programmes against congenital toxoplasmosis
Scand J Infect Dis Suppl, 84, 86-96
PubMed 1290083

Stray-Pedersen B, Jenum P (1992)
Current status of toxoplasmosis in pregnancy in Norway
Scand J Infect Dis Suppl, 84, 80-3
PubMed 1290081

Publications 1991

Lundby IH, Stray-Pedersen B, Tellnes G (1991)
[Diagnoses among sick-listed pregnant women]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 111 (23), 2833-6
PubMed 1948878

Stray-Pedersen B (1991)
Perinatal mortality in Norway: experience with perinatal audit
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 41 (1), 20-2
DOI 10.1016/0028-2243(91)90311-8, PubMed 1748219

Stray-Pedersen B, Biørnstad J, Dahl M, Bergan T, Aanestad G, Kristiansen L, Hansen K (1991)
Induced abortion: microbiological screening and medical complications
Infection, 19 (5), 305-8
DOI 10.1007/BF01645352, PubMed 1800368

Stray-Pedersen B, Shah U, Mubiala L (1991)
Self-help for childbirth
Lancet, 338 (8759), 125
DOI 10.1016/0140-6736(91)90123-7, PubMed 1676457

Publications 1990

Stray-Pedersen B (1990)
Acyclovir in late pregnancy to prevent neonatal herpes simplex
Lancet, 336 (8717), 756
DOI 10.1016/0140-6736(90)92255-g, PubMed 1975931

Publications 1989

Normann EK, Stray-Pedersen B (1989)
Warfarin-induced fetal diaphragmatic hernia. Case report
Br J Obstet Gynaecol, 96 (6), 729-30
DOI 10.1111/j.1471-0528.1989.tb03291.x, PubMed 2803994

Stray-Pedersen B, Solberg VM, Torkildsen E, Lie S, Velken M, Aaserud J, Kierulf KA, Blakstad M, Ulshagen K, Sandstad B (1989)
Postpartum bacteriuria. A multicenter evaluation of different screening procedures and a controlled short-course treatment trial with amoxycillin
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 31 (2), 163-71
DOI 10.1016/0028-2243(89)90177-9, PubMed 2668060

Publications 1988

Lundby IH, Tellnes G, Stray-Pedersen B (1988)
[Pregnancy and sick leave]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 108 (27), 2291-4
PubMed 3206439

Steine S, Laerum E, Stray-Pedersen B (1988)
[Genital chlamydia trachomatis infections in Norwegian general practice]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 108 (30), 2709-11
PubMed 3206477

Publications 1986

Iveland H, Skaug K, Dahl M, Bergan T, Stray-Pedersen B, Anestad G, Gundersen T, Andersen GM (1986)
[Chlamydia trachomatis. Direct detection with an immunofluorescence test]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 106 (22), 1689-90, 1673
PubMed 3535161

Urnes A, Stray-Pedersen B, Raknerud N (1986)
Massive ascites as a complication to subclinical perihepatitis and pelvic inflammatory disease
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 65 (3), 277-8
DOI 10.3109/00016348609155184, PubMed 3739636

Publications 1985

Stray-Pedersen B (1985)
Repercussion of mycoplasmas on male and female sterility
Acta Eur Fertil, 16 (2), 101-5
PubMed 4036509

Publications 1984

Stray-Pedersen B, Stray-Pedersen S (1984)
Etiologic factors and subsequent reproductive performance in 195 couples with a prior history of habitual abortion
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 148 (2), 140-6
DOI 10.1016/s0002-9378(84)80164-7, PubMed 6691389

Publications 1983

Stray-Pedersen B (1983)
Economic evaluation of maternal screening to prevent congenital syphilis
Sex Transm Dis, 10 (4), 167-72
DOI 10.1097/00007435-198311000-00001, PubMed 6665662

Stray-Pedersen B (1983)
[Toxoplasmosis. Occurrence, diagnosis, treatment]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 103 (3), 207-10
PubMed 6845323

Publications 1982

Stray-Pedersen B (1982)
Economic evaluation of different vaccination programmes to prevent congenital rubella
NIPH Ann, 5 (2), 69-83
PubMed 6820478

Stray-Pedersen B, Bruu AL, Molne K (1982)
Infertility and uterine colonization with Ureaplasma urealyticum
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 61 (1), 21-4
DOI 10.3109/00016348209156945, PubMed 7046333

Publications 1981

Closs O, Stray-Pedersen B (1981)
In vitro lymphocyte stimulation with specific antigen in congenital toxoplasmosis
Scand J Infect Dis, 13 (2), 141-7
DOI 10.3109/inf.1981.13.issue-2.12, PubMed 7031854

Skaug K, Ulstrup JC, Stray-Pedersen B (1981)
A rubella epidemic in an unvaccinated pregnant population. I. Screening methods and serological results
Scand J Infect Dis, 13 (1), 11-5
DOI 10.1080/00365548.1981.11690360, PubMed 7017905

Ulstrup JC, Skaug K, Stray-Pedersen B, Flugsrud LB, Halvorsen S, Kandhari M (1981)
A rubella epidemic in an unvaccinated pregnant population. 2. Seroepidemiology
Scand J Infect Dis, 13 (2), 83-8
DOI 10.3109/inf.1981.13.issue-2.01, PubMed 7313571

Publications 1980

Stray-Pedersen B (1980)
Cost-benefit analysis of a prenatal preventive programme against congenital syphilis
NIPH Ann, 3 (1), 57-66
PubMed 6779243

Stray-Pedersen B (1980)
Infants potentially at risk for congenital toxoplasmosis: a prospective study
Am J Dis Child, 134 (7), 638-42
DOI 10.1001/archpedi.1980.02130190006003, PubMed 7395824

Stray-Pedersen B (1980)
Female genital colonization with Ureaplasma urealyticum and reproductive failure
Obstet Gynecol Surv, 35 (7), 467-9
PubMed 7402508

Stray-Pedersen B (1980)
A prospective study of acquired toxoplasmosis among 8,043 pregnant women in the Oslo area
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 136 (3), 399-406
DOI 10.1016/0002-9378(80)90870-4, PubMed 6986087

Stray-Pedersen B, Lorentzen-Styr AM (1980)
Epidemiological aspects of Toxoplasma infections among women in Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 59 (4), 323-6
DOI 10.3109/00016348009154088, PubMed 7445995

Publications 1979

Stray-Pedersen B, Lorentzen-Styr AM (1979)
The prevalence of toxoplasma antibodies among 11,736 pregnant women in Norway
Scand J Infect Dis, 11 (2), 159-65
PubMed 462133

Stray-Pedersen B, Pedersen JO, Omland T (1979)
Estimations of the incidences of toxoplasma infections among pregnant women from different areas in Norway
Scand J Infect Dis, 11 (3), 247-52
DOI 10.3109/inf.1979.11.issue-3.13, PubMed 392741

Publications 1978

Stray-Pedersen B, Eng J, Reikvam TM (1978)
Uterine T-mycoplasma colonization in reproductive failure
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 130 (3), 307-11
PubMed 623170

Publications 1977

Stray-Pedersen B, Lorentzen-Styr AM (1977)
Uterine toxoplasma infections and repeated abortions
Am J Obstet Gynecol, 128 (7), 716-21
DOI 10.1016/0002-9378(77)90709-8, PubMed 327815

Publications 1973

Stray-Pedersen B (1973)
[The minipill]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 93 (5), 316-8
PubMed 4693979

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