Egil Lingaas

  • Consultant; MD, PhD
  • +47 92 39 95

Publications 2024

Sandven I, Heiro H, Lingaas E, Berents TL (2024)
Infection prevention practices can cause hand eczema
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 144 (1)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.23.0759, PubMed 38258727

Publications 2022

Gravningen K, Kacelnik O, Lingaas E, Pedersen T, Iversen BG, Pseudomonas outbreak group (2022)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa countrywide outbreak in hospitals linked to pre-moistened non-sterile washcloths, Norway, October 2021 to April 2022
Euro Surveill, 27 (18)
DOI 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2022.27.18.2200312, PubMed 35514305

Publications 2021

Strand-Amundsen R, Tronstad C, Elvebakk O, Martinsen T, Dybwad M, Lingaas E, Tønnessen TI (2021)
Quantification of aerosol dispersal from suspected aerosol-generating procedures
ERJ Open Res, 7 (4)
DOI 10.1183/23120541.00206-2021, PubMed 34877350

Publications 2020

Bjark PH, Hansen E, Lingaas E (2020)
In-hospital deaths attributable to healthcare-associated infections
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 140 (6)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0288, PubMed 32321217

Bjark PH, Lingaas E (2020)
[Bjark and Lingaas respond]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 140 (9)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.20.0456, PubMed 32549012

Langvatn H, Schrama JC, Cao G, Hallan G, Furnes O, Lingaas E, Walenkamp G, Engesæter LB, Dale H (2020)
Operating room ventilation and the risk of revision due to infection after total hip arthroplasty: assessment of validated data in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
J Hosp Infect, 105 (2), 216-224
DOI 10.1016/j.jhin.2020.04.010, PubMed 32289383

Publications 2019

Langvatn H, Bartz-Johannessen C, Schrama JC, Hallan G, Furnes O, Lingaas E, Walenkamp G, Engesaeter LB, Dale H (2019)
Operating room ventilation-Validation of reported data on 108 067 primary total hip arthroplasties in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
J Eval Clin Pract, 26 (3), 1022-1029
DOI 10.1111/jep.13271, PubMed 31599061

Paulshus E, Kühn I, Möllby R, Colque P, O'Sullivan K, Midtvedt T, Lingaas E, Holmstad R, Sørum H (2019)
Diversity and antibiotic resistance among Escherichia coli populations in hospital and community wastewater compared to wastewater at the receiving urban treatment plant
Water Res, 161, 232-241
DOI 10.1016/j.watres.2019.05.102, PubMed 31202110

Publications 2017

Bjark P, Lingaas E (2017)
Varicella-zoster virus - the need for better infection control
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 137 (19), 1492-1494

Bjark PH, Lingaas E (2017)
Varicella zoster virus - need for better infection prevention and control
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 137 (19)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0264, PubMed 29043719

Publications 2016

Fjeld H, Lingaas E (2016)
Polyhexanide - safety and efficacy as an antiseptic
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (8), 707-11
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.14.1041, PubMed 27143460

Publications 2015

Roques C, Al Mousa H, Duse A, Gallagher R, Koburger T, Lingaas E, Petrosillo N, Škrlin J (2015)
Consensus statement: patient safety, healthcare-associated infections and hospital environmental surfaces
Future Microbiol, 10 (10), 1629-34
DOI 10.2217/fmb.15.85, PubMed 26437762

Publications 2012

Ammerlaan HS, Harbarth S, Buiting AG, Crook DW, Fitzpatrick F, Hanberger H, Herwaldt LA, van Keulen PH, Kluytmans JA, Kola A, Kuchenbecker RS, Lingaas E, Meessen N, Morris-Downes MM, Pottinger JM, Rohner P, dos Santos RP, Seifert H, Wisplinghoff H, Ziesing S, Walker AS, Bonten MJ (2012)
Secular trends in nosocomial bloodstream infections: antibiotic-resistant bacteria increase the total burden of infection
Clin Infect Dis, 56 (6), 798-805
DOI 10.1093/cid/cis1006, PubMed 23223600

Publications 2011

Johansen JS, Westergren T, Lingaas E (2011)
[Post-exposure varicella prophylaxis]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 131 (17), 1645-8
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.10.0149, PubMed 21901036

Publications 2010

Fagernes M, Lingaas E (2010)
Factors interfering with the microflora on hands: a regression analysis of samples from 465 healthcare workers
J Adv Nurs, 67 (2), 297-307
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05462.x, PubMed 20946569

Johnsen BO, Lingaas E, Torfoss D, Strøm EH, Nordøy I (2010)
A large outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infection with short incubation period in a tertiary care hospital
J Infect, 61 (6), 465-70
DOI 10.1016/j.jinf.2010.08.007, PubMed 20813130

Olsen I, Snorrason F, Lingaas E (2010)
Should patients with hip joint prosthesis receive antibiotic prophylaxis before dental treatment?
J Oral Microbiol, 2
DOI 10.3402/jom.v2i0.5265, PubMed 21523226

Skibeli V, Aaløkken I, Lingaas E, Midtvedt T, Solberg CO, Melby KK (2010)
[Tigecycline--a new antibiotic]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 130 (16), 1624-6
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.09.0722, PubMed 20805861

Publications 2009

Fagernes M, Lingaas E (2009)
Impact of finger rings on transmission of bacteria during hand contact
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 30 (5), 427-32
DOI 10.1086/596771, PubMed 19344265

Lingaas E, Fagernes M (2009)
Development of a method to measure bacterial transfer from hands
J Hosp Infect, 72 (1), 43-9
DOI 10.1016/j.jhin.2009.01.022, PubMed 19282052

Publications 2007

Fagernes M, Lingaas E, Bjark P (2007)
Impact of a single plain finger ring on the bacterial load on the hands of healthcare workers
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 28 (10), 1191-5
DOI 10.1086/520739, PubMed 17828698

Publications 2003

Eriksen HM, Chugulu S, Kondo S, Lingaas E (2003)
Surgical-site infections at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center
J Hosp Infect, 55 (1), 14-20
DOI 10.1016/s0195-6701(03)00225-1, PubMed 14505604

Publications 2002

Harthug S, Lingaas E (2002)
[Infection control in hospitals]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 122 (23), 2317-8
PubMed 12448281

Publications 1999

Grave K, Lingaas E, Bangen M, Rønning M (1999)
Surveillance of the overall consumption of antibacterial drugs in humans, domestic animals and farmed fish in Norway in 1992 and 1996
J Antimicrob Chemother, 43 (2), 243-52
DOI 10.1093/jac/43.2.243, PubMed 11252330

Skaug N, Lingaas E, Nielsen O, Palenik CJ (1999)
Biological monitoring of sterilizers and sterilization failures in Norwegian dental offices in 1985 and 1996
Acta Odontol Scand, 57 (4), 175-80
DOI 10.1080/000163599428733, PubMed 10540925

Publications 1998

Digranes A, Harthug S, Lingaas E (1998)
Bakterielle infeksjoner i hud og bløtdeler
In Eksterne kvalitetsvurderinger i bakteriologi, mykologi ogparasittologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Divisjon for smittevern, Oslo, nr 11, 1997, 88 s.
BIBSYS 990534766

Haye R, Lingaas E, Høivik HO, Odegård T (1998)
Azithromycin versus placebo in acute infectious rhinitis with clinical symptoms but without radiological signs of maxillary sinusitis
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 17 (5), 309-12
DOI 10.1007/BF01709452, PubMed 9721958

Simonsen GS, Andersen BM, Digranes A, Harthug S, Jacobsen T, Lingaas E, Natås OB, Olsvik O, Ringertz SH, Skulberg A, Syversen G, Sundsfjord A (1998)
Low faecal carrier rate of vancomycin resistant enterococci in Norwegian hospital patients
Scand J Infect Dis, 30 (5), 465-8
DOI 10.1080/00365549850161449, PubMed 10066045

Publications 1997

Bergan T, Bruun JN, Digranes A, Lingaas E, Melby KK, Sander J (1997)
Susceptibility testing of bacteria and fungi. Report from "the Norwegian Working Group on Antibiotics"
Scand J Infect Dis Suppl, 103, 1-36
PubMed 9253777

Publications 1996

Andenaes K, Lingaas E, Amland PF, Giercksky KE, Abyholm F (1996)
Preoperative bacterial colonization and its influence on postoperative wound infections in plastic surgery
J Hosp Infect, 34 (4), 291-9
DOI 10.1016/s0195-6701(96)90109-7, PubMed 8971618

Fagerheim I, Lingaas E (1996)
Generation of hydroxyl radicals by polymorphonuclear neutrophils during exposure to direct current and iron
APMIS, 104 (7-8), 493-9
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1996.tb04903.x, PubMed 8920801

Hayle R, Lingaas E, Høivik HO, Odegård T (1996)
Efficacy and safety of azithromycin versus phenoxymethylpenicillin in the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 15 (11), 849-53
DOI 10.1007/BF01691214, PubMed 8997555

Lingaas E (1996)
Vårt ansvar: ei bok om hygiene
Cappelen, Oslo ([Nynorskutg.]), 166 s.
BIBSYS 051478137, ISBN 82-02-15184-8

Lingaas E (1996)
Vårt ansvar
Cappelen, Oslo (Bokmål[utg.]), 166 s.
BIBSYS 961505133, ISBN 82-02-15182-1

Publications 1995

Amland PF, Andenaes K, Samdal F, Lingaas E, Sandsmark M, Abyholm F, Giercksky KE (1995)
A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of a single dose of azithromycin on postoperative wound infections in plastic surgery
Plast Reconstr Surg, 96 (6), 1378-83
DOI 10.1097/00006534-199511000-00022, PubMed 7480237

Andenaes K, Amland PF, Lingaas E, Abyholm F, Samdal F, Giercksky KE (1995)
A prospective, randomized surveillance study of postoperative wound infections after plastic surgery: a study of incidence and surveillance methods
Plast Reconstr Surg, 96 (4), 948-56
DOI 10.1097/00006534-199509001-00028, PubMed 7652070

Kjeldsen-Kragh J, Kvaavik E, Bottolfs M, Lingaas E (1995)
Inhibition of growth of Proteus mirabilis and Escherichia coli in urine in response to fasting and vegetarian diet
APMIS, 103 (11), 818-22
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1995.tb01440.x, PubMed 8546847

Lundblad R, Wang MY, Kvalheim G, Lingaas E, Giercksky KE (1995)
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor improves myelopoiesis and host defense in fulminant intra-abdominal sepsis in rats
Shock, 4 (1), 68-73
DOI 10.1097/00024382-199507000-00011, PubMed 7552781

Publications 1992

Backe B, Sander J, Lingaas E (1992)
[Infection control in Norwegian somatic hospitals 1990]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 112 (8), 1011-5
PubMed 1553722

Publications 1991

Lingaas E (1991)
Phagocytosis of escherichia coli by human neutrophils: the influence of some external chemical and physical stimuli
Rikshospitalet, Kaptein W. Wilhelmsen og frues bakteriologiske institutt, Oslo, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 910107483

Publications 1990

Lingaas E (1990)
[Hospital infections]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 110 (3), 322-3
PubMed 2309168

Midtvedt T, Lingaas E, Carlstedt-Duke B, Höverstad T, Midtvedt AC, Saxerholt H, Steinbakk M, Norin KE (1990)
Intestinal microbial conversion of cholesterol to coprostanol in man. Influence of antibiotics
APMIS, 98 (9), 839-44
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1990.tb05004.x, PubMed 2223037

Steinbakk M, Naess-Andresen CF, Lingaas E, Dale I, Brandtzaeg P, Fagerhol MK (1990)
Antimicrobial actions of calcium binding leucocyte L1 protein, calprotectin
Lancet, 336 (8718), 763-5
DOI 10.1016/0140-6736(90)93237-j, PubMed 1976144

Teigen K, Lingaas E (1990)
In vitro activity of 9 antimicrobial agents against 177 strains of Haemophilus influenzae isolated from hospitalized patients
APMIS, 98 (8), 753-7
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1990.tb04996.x, PubMed 2206518

Publications 1989

Abrahamsen TG, Finne PH, Lingaas E (1989)
Flavobacterium meningosepticum infections in a neonatal intensive care unit
Acta Paediatr Scand, 78 (1), 51-5
DOI 10.1111/j.1651-2227.1989.tb10886.x, PubMed 2919524

Lingaas E, Midtvedt T (1989)
The influence of cefoperazone, cefotaxime, ceftazidime and aztreonam on phagocytosis by human neutrophils in vitro
J Antimicrob Chemother, 23 (5), 701-10
DOI 10.1093/jac/23.5.701, PubMed 2668245

Publications 1988

Vorland LH, Lingaas E, Ragnhildstveit E (1988)
[The resistance of microorganisms in bacteremia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 108 (2), 130-1
PubMed 3353909

Publications 1987

Lingaas E, Midtvedt T (1987)
The influence of high and low pressure on phagocytosis of Escherichia coli by human neutrophils in vitro
Aviat Space Environ Med, 58 (12), 1211-4
PubMed 3322252

Steinbakk M, Midtvedt T, Lingaas E, Gardsjord G (1987)
In vitro activity of ceftazidime, cefotaxime and gentamicin against 11,521 clinical isolates of bacteria
Acta Pathol Microbiol Immunol Scand B, 95 (6), 337-46
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1987.tb03135.x, PubMed 3326398

Publications 1986

Carlstedt-Duke B, Høverstad T, Lingaas E, Norin KE, Saxerholt H, Steinbakk M, Midtvedt T (1986)
Influence of antibiotics on intestinal mucin in healthy subjects
Eur J Clin Microbiol, 5 (6), 634-8
DOI 10.1007/BF02013287, PubMed 3492375

Hovig B, Krogsaeter RS, Lingaas E, Stormark M (1986)
[Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular infections]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 106 (34-36), 2993-3000
PubMed 3810625

Høverstad T, Carlstedt-Duke B, Lingaas E, Midtvedt T, Norin KE, Saxerholt H, Steinbakk M (1986)
Influence of ampicillin, clindamycin, and metronidazole on faecal excretion of short-chain fatty acids in healthy subjects
Scand J Gastroenterol, 21 (5), 621-6
DOI 10.3109/00365528609003109, PubMed 3749800

Høverstad T, Carlstedt-Duke B, Lingaas E, Norin E, Saxerholt H, Steinbakk M, Midtvedt T (1986)
Influence of oral intake of seven different antibiotics on faecal short-chain fatty acid excretion in healthy subjects
Scand J Gastroenterol, 21 (8), 997-1003
DOI 10.3109/00365528608996411, PubMed 3775265

Midtvedt T, Carlstedt-Duke B, Høverstad T, Lingaas E, Norin E, Saxerholt H, Steinbakk M (1986)
Influence of peroral antibiotics upon the biotransformatory activity of the intestinal microflora in healthy subjects
Eur J Clin Invest, 16 (1), 11-7
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2362.1986.tb01300.x, PubMed 3084266

Saxerholt H, Carlstedt-Duke B, Høverstad T, Lingaas E, Norin KE, Steinbakk M, Midtvedt T (1986)
Influence of antibiotics on the faecal excretion of bile pigments in healthy subjects
Scand J Gastroenterol, 21 (8), 991-6
DOI 10.3109/00365528608996410, PubMed 3775264

Publications 1985

Lingaas E (1985)
[Acute meningitis after metrizamide myelography. Unnecessary use of disinfectants]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 105 (12), 834
PubMed 4012688

Lingaas E, Midtvedt T (1985)
Dissociated effect of amphotericin B and desoxycholate on phagocytosis of Escherichia coli by human polymorphonuclear neutrophils
Drugs Exp Clin Res, 11 (11), 747-54
PubMed 3915464

Midtvedt T, Bjørneklett A, Carlstedt-Duke B, Gustafsson BE, Høverstad T, Lingaas E, Norin KE, Saxerholt H, Steinbakk M (1985)
The influence of antibiotics upon microflora-associated characteristics in man and mammals
Prog Clin Biol Res, 181, 241-4
PubMed 4022981

Publications 1984

Hansen TW, Lingaas E, Bratlid D (1984)
[Capillary blood culture. An aid in the diagnosis of neonatal bacteremia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 104 (8), 588-90
PubMed 6719424

Hurlen B, Olsen I, Lingaas E, Midtvedt T (1984)
Neutrophil phagocytosis of treponema denticola as indicated by extracellular release of lactoferrin
Acta Pathol Microbiol Immunol Scand B, 92 (3), 171-3
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1984.tb02814.x, PubMed 6385616

Olsen I, Lingaas E, Hurlen B, Midtvedt T (1984)
Scanning and transmission electron microscopy of the phagocytosis of Treponema denticola and Escherichia coli by human neutrophils in vitro
Scand J Dent Res, 92 (4), 282-93
DOI 10.1111/j.1600-0722.1984.tb00893.x, PubMed 6382567

Publications 1983

Lingaas E (1983)
Anaerobic infections in children
Scand J Gastroenterol Suppl, 85, 59-68
PubMed 6353556

Lingaas E, Olsen I, Midtvedt T, Hurlen B (1983)
Demonstration of the in vitro phagocytosis of Treponema denticola by human polymorphonuclear neutrophils
Acta Pathol Microbiol Immunol Scand B, 91 (5), 333-7
DOI 10.1111/j.1699-0463.1983.tb00056.x, PubMed 6362326

Publications 1982

Lingaas E, Degré M (1982)
[Screening for rubella antibodies in newly employed women at the National Hospital]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 102 (25), 1272-3
PubMed 7164071

Lingaas E, Midtvedt T (1982)
Piroxicam enhances phagocytosis of Escherichia coli by human polymorphonuclear neutrophils
Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 109 (1), 14-20
DOI 10.1016/0006-291x(82)91559-5, PubMed 6760862

Publications 1981

Lingaas E, Midtvedt T, Melby K, Dahl OU (1981)
A comparison of the in vitro activity of cefoxitin and cephalothin against 7,312 clinical isolates
Chemotherapy, 27 (4), 239-46
DOI 10.1159/000237986, PubMed 7249786

Publications 1977

Abro A, Lingaas E (1977)
Outgrowth in vitro of cervical epithelium separated from the uterovaginal anlage of newborn mice. An ultrastructural study
Cell Tissue Res, 179 (4), 483-500
DOI 10.1007/BF00219851, PubMed 862012

Publications 1974

Forsberg JG, Stray-Breistein L, Lingaas E (1974)
Prolactin-stimulating effect on 3H-thymidine incorporation in 3-methylcholanthrene-induced cervical carcinomas in normal and estrogenized mice
J Natl Cancer Inst, 53 (5), 1247-52
DOI 10.1093/jnci/53.5.1247, PubMed 4431051

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