Eyrun Flörecke Kjetland

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Publications 2018

Christensen EE, Taylor M, Zulu SG, Lillebo K, Gundersen SG, Holmen S, Kleppa E, Vennervald BJ, Ndhlovu PD, Kjetland EF (2018)
Seasonal variations in Schistosoma haematobium egg excretion in school-age girls in rural KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
S Afr Med J, 108 (4), 352-355
DOI 10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v108i4.12775, PubMed 29629689

Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Holmen S, Koukounari A, Kleppa E, Pillay P, Sebitloane M, Ndhlovu P, van Lieshout L, Vennervald BJ, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kjetland EF (2018)
Evaluating diagnostic indicators of urogenital Schistosoma haematobium infection in young women: A cross sectional study in rural South Africa
PLoS One, 13 (2), e0191459
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0191459, PubMed 29451887

Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Zulu SG, Kleppa E, Lillebo K, Qvigstad E, Ndhlovu P, Vennervald BJ, Gundersen SG, Kjetland EF, Taylor M (2018)
Reproductive health problems in rural South African young women: risk behaviour and risk factors
Reprod Health, 15 (1), 138
DOI 10.1186/s12978-018-0581-9, PubMed 30111335

Lothe A, Zulu N, Øyhus AO, Kjetland EF, Taylor M (2018)
Treating schistosomiasis among South African high school pupils in an endemic area, a qualitative study
BMC Infect Dis, 18 (1), 239
DOI 10.1186/s12879-018-3102-0, PubMed 29801483

Mbatha JN, Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Mtshali A, Taylor M, Ndhlovu PD, Kjetland EF, Baay MFD, Mkhize-Kwitshana ZL (2018)
Correction to: Self-sampling for human papillomavirus testing among rural young women of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
BMC Res Notes, 11 (1), 153
DOI 10.1186/s13104-018-3252-6, PubMed 29482602

Publications 2017

Banhela N, Taylor M, Zulu SG, Strabo LS, Kjetland EF, Gundersen SG (2017)
Environmental factors influencing the distribution and prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium in school attenders of ILembe and uThungulu Health Districts, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
South. Afr. Infect. Dis., 32 (4), 132-137

Freer JB, Bourke CD, Durhuus GH, Kjetland EF, Prendergast AJ (2017)
Schistosomiasis in the first 1000 days
Lancet Infect Dis, 18 (6), e193-e203
DOI 10.1016/S1473-3099(17)30490-5, PubMed 29170089

Mbatha JN, Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Mtshali A, Taylor M, Ndhlovu PD, Kjetland EF, Baay MFD, Mkhize-Kwitshana ZL (2017)
Self-sampling for human papillomavirus testing among rural young women of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
BMC Res Notes, 10 (1), 702
DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-3045-3, PubMed 29208043

Mbatha JN, Taylor M, Kleppa E, Lillebo K, Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Singh D, Kjetland EF, Baay MFD, Mkhize-Kwitshana ZL (2017)
High-risk human papillomavirus types in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected young women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: implications for vaccination
Infect Dis (Lond), 49 (8), 601-608
DOI 10.1080/23744235.2017.1312513, PubMed 28403727

Molvik M, Helland E, Zulu SG, Kleppa E, Lillebo K, Gundersen SG, Kvalsvig JD, Taylor M, Kjetland EF, Vennervald BJ (2017)
Co-infection with Schistosoma haematobium and soil-transmitted helminths in rural South Africa
S. Afr. J. Sci., 113 (3-4), 2016-0251

Publications 2016

Bustinduy AL, Friedman JF, Kjetland EF, Ezeamama AE, Kabatereine NB, Stothard JR, King CH (2016)
Expanding Praziquantel (PZQ) Access beyond Mass Drug Administration Programs: Paving a Way Forward for a Pediatric PZQ Formulation for Schistosomiasis
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 10 (9), e0004946
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004946, PubMed 27658198

Baan M, Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Gagai S, Aurlund CG, Vennervald BJ, Taylor M, van Lieshout L, Kjetland EF (2016)
The Accuracy of Praziquantel Dose Poles for Mass Treatment of Schistosomiasis in School Girls in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 10 (5), e0004623
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004623, PubMed 27139497

Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Amlie Hegertun IE, Holmen S, Qvigstad E, Kleppa E, Sebitloane M, Ndhlovu PD, Vennervald BJ, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kjetland EF (2016)
Association of Urogenital Symptoms with History of Water Contact in Young Women in Areas Endemic for S. haematobium. A Cross-Sectional Study in Rural South Africa
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 13 (11)
DOI 10.3390/ijerph13111135, PubMed 27854250

Holmen S, Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Kleppa E, Pillay P, Naicker T, Taylor M, Onsrud M, Kjetland EF, Albregtsen F (2016)
Characteristics of Blood Vessels in Female Genital Schistosomiasis: Paving the Way for Objective Diagnostics at the Point of Care
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 10 (4), e0004628
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004628, PubMed 27073857

Pillay P, van Lieshout L, Taylor M, Sebitloane M, Zulu SG, Kleppa E, Roald B, Kjetland EF (2016)
Cervical cytology as a diagnostic tool for female genital schistosomiasis: Correlation to cervical atypia and Schistosoma polymerase chain reaction
Cytojournal, 13, 10
DOI 10.4103/1742-6413.180784, PubMed 27168759

Publications 2015

Holmen SD, Kjetland EF, Taylor M, Kleppa E, Lillebø K, Gundersen SG, Onsrud M, Albregtsen F (2015)
Colourimetric image analysis as a diagnostic tool in female genital schistosomiasis
Med Eng Phys, 37 (3), 309-14
DOI 10.1016/j.medengphy.2014.12.007, PubMed 25630808

Holmen SD, Kleppa E, Lillebø K, Pillay P, van Lieshout L, Taylor M, Albregtsen F, Vennervald BJ, Onsrud M, Kjetland EF (2015)
The first step toward diagnosing female genital schistosomiasis by computer image analysis
Am J Trop Med Hyg, 93 (1), 80-86
DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0071, PubMed 25918212

Kildemoes AO, Kjetland EF, Zulu SG, Taylor M, Vennervald BJ (2015)
Schistosoma haematobium infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria in young South African females
Acta Trop, 144, 19-23
DOI 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.01.008, PubMed 25623258

Kleppa E, Klinge KF, Galaphaththi-Arachchige HN, Holmen SD, Lillebø K, Onsrud M, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Ndhlovu P, Kjetland EF (2015)
Schistosoma haematobium infection and CD4+ T-cell levels: a cross-sectional study of young South African women
PLoS One, 10 (3), e0119326
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0119326, PubMed 25768005

Magaisa K, Taylor M, Kjetland EF, Naidoo PJ (2015)
A review of the control of schistosomiasis in South Africa
S. Afr. J. Sci., 111 (11-12), 2014-0427-37

Randjelovic A, Fronsa SG, Munsami M, Kvalsvig JD, Zulu SG, Gagai S, Maphumulo A, Sandvik L, Gundersen SG, Kjetland EF, Taylor M (2015)
A study of hurdles in mass treatment of schistosomiasis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
S AFR FAM PRACT, 57 (2), 57-61

Randrianasolo BS, Jourdan PM, Ravoniarimbinina P, Ramarokoto CE, Rakotomanana F, Ravaoalimalala VE, Gundersen SG, Feldmeier H, Vennervald BJ, van Lieshout L, Roald B, Leutscher P, Kjetland EF (2015)
Gynecological manifestations, histopathological findings, and schistosoma-specific polymerase chain reaction results among women with Schistosoma haematobium infection: a cross-sectional study in Madagascar
J Infect Dis, 212 (2), 275-84
DOI 10.1093/infdis/jiv035, PubMed 25725656

Stecher CW, Kallestrup P, Kjetland EF, Vennervald B, Petersen E (2015)
Considering treatment of male genital schistosomiasis as a tool for future HIV prevention: a systematic review
Int J Public Health, 60 (7), 839-48
DOI 10.1007/s00038-015-0714-7, PubMed 26298443

Publications 2014

Kjetland EF, Hegertun IE, Baay MF, Onsrud M, Ndhlovu PD, Taylor M (2014)
Genital schistosomiasis and its unacknowledged role on HIV transmission in the STD intervention studies
Int J STD AIDS, 25 (10), 705-15
DOI 10.1177/0956462414523743, PubMed 24621458

Kjetland EF, Norseth HM, Taylor M, Lillebø K, Kleppa E, Holmen SD, Andebirhan A, Yohannes TH, Gundersen SG, Vennervald BJ, Bagratee J, Onsrud M, Leutscher PD (2014)
Classification of the lesions observed in female genital schistosomiasis
Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 127 (3), 227-8
DOI 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.07.014, PubMed 25179171

Kleppa E, Holmen SD, Lillebø K, Kjetland EF, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Moodley P, Onsrud M (2014)
Cervical ectopy: associations with sexually transmitted infections and HIV. A cross-sectional study of high school students in rural South Africa
Sex Transm Infect, 91 (2), 124-9
DOI 10.1136/sextrans-2014-051674, PubMed 25281761

Kleppa E, Holmen SD, Lillebø K, Pillay P, Taylor M, Gundersen SG, Kjetland EF, Onsrud M (2014)
Re: Al-Baghdadi O, Samarasinghe A, Wissa I. 2014. Cervical schistosomiasis. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 34:206
J Obstet Gynaecol, 34 (8), 755-6
DOI 10.3109/01443615.2014.920801, PubMed 24911591

Kleppa E, Ramsuran V, Zulu S, Karlsen GH, Bere A, Passmore JA, Ndhlovu P, Lillebø K, Holmen SD, Onsrud M, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kjetland EF, Ndung'u T (2014)
Effect of female genital schistosomiasis and anti-schistosomal treatment on monocytes, CD4+ T-cells and CCR5 expression in the female genital tract
PLoS One, 9 (6), e98593
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0098593, PubMed 24896815

Norseth HM, Ndhlovu PD, Kleppa E, Randrianasolo BS, Jourdan PM, Roald B, Holmen SD, Gundersen SG, Bagratee J, Onsrud M, Kjetland EF (2014)
The colposcopic atlas of schistosomiasis in the lower female genital tract based on studies in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and South Africa
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 8 (11), e3229
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003229, PubMed 25412334

Pillay P, Taylor M, Zulu SG, Gundersen SG, Verweij JJ, Hoekstra P, Brienen EA, Kleppa E, Kjetland EF, van Lieshout L (2014)
Real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of Schistosoma DNA in small-volume urine samples reflects focal distribution of urogenital Schistosomiasis in primary school girls in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Am J Trop Med Hyg, 90 (3), 546-52
DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0406, PubMed 24470560

Ramarokoto CE, Kildemoes AO, Randrianasolo BS, Ravoniarimbinina P, Ravaoalimalala VE, Leutscher P, Kjetland EF, Vennervald BJ (2014)
Eosinophil granule proteins ECP and EPX as markers for a potential early-stage inflammatory lesion in female genital schistosomiasis (FGS)
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 8 (7), e2974
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002974, PubMed 25033206

Publications 2013

Hegertun IE, Sulheim Gundersen KM, Kleppa E, Zulu SG, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kvalsvig JD, Kjetland EF (2013)
S. haematobium as a common cause of genital morbidity in girls: a cross-sectional study of children in South Africa
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 7 (3), e2104
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002104, PubMed 23556009

Jourdan PM, Randrianasolo BS, Feldmeier H, Chitsulo L, Ravoniarimbinina P, Roald B, Kjetland EF (2013)
Pathologic mucosal blood vessels in active female genital schistosomiasis: new aspects of a neglected tropical disease
Int J Gynecol Pathol, 32 (1), 137-40
DOI 10.1097/PGP.0b013e31824fe327, PubMed 23202777

Ndeffo Mbah ML, Kjetland EF, Atkins KE, Poolman EM, Orenstein EW, Meyers LA, Townsend JP, Galvani AP (2013)
Cost-effectiveness of a community-based intervention for reducing the transmission of Schistosoma haematobium and HIV in Africa
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 110 (19), 7952-7
DOI 10.1073/pnas.1221396110, PubMed 23589884

Publications 2012

Kjetland EF, Leutscher PD, Ndhlovu PD (2012)
A review of female genital schistosomiasis
Trends Parasitol, 28 (2), 58-65
DOI 10.1016/j.pt.2011.10.008, PubMed 22245065

Publications 2011

Jourdan PM, Holmen SD, Gundersen SG, Roald B, Kjetland EF (2011)
HIV target cells in Schistosoma haematobium-infected female genital mucosa
Am J Trop Med Hyg, 85 (6), 1060-4
DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.11-0135, PubMed 22144444

Jourdan PM, Roald B, Poggensee G, Gundersen SG, Kjetland EF (2011)
Increased vascularity in cervicovaginal mucosa with Schistosoma haematobium infection
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 5 (6), e1170
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001170, PubMed 21666790

Publications 2010

Kjetland EF, Kurewa EN, Mduluza T, Midzi N, Gomo E, Friis H, Gundersen SG, Ndhlovu PD (2010)
The first community-based report on the effect of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection on female fertility
Fertil Steril, 94 (4), 1551-3
DOI 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.12.050, PubMed 20149365

Kjetland EF, Ndhlovu PD, Mduluza T, Deschoolmeester V, Midzi N, Gomo E, Gwanzura L, Mason PR, Vermorken JB, Friis H, Gundersen SG, Baay MF (2010)
The effects of genital schistosoma haematobium on human papillomavirus and the development of cervical neoplasia after five years in a Zimbabwean population
Eur J Gynaecol Oncol, 31 (2), 169-73
PubMed 20527233

Publications 2009

Hotez PJ, Fenwick A, Kjetland EF (2009)
Africa's 32 cents solution for HIV/AIDS
PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 3 (5), e430
DOI 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000430, PubMed 19479041

Kjetland EF, Hove RJ, Gomo E, Midzi N, Gwanzura L, Mason P, Friis H, Verweij JJ, Gundersen SG, Ndhlovu PD, Mduluza T, Van Lieshout L (2009)
Schistosomiasis PCR in vaginal lavage as an indicator of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women
Am J Trop Med Hyg, 81 (6), 1050-5
DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.2009.09-0081, PubMed 19996436

Lillerud LE, Stuestoel VM, Hoel RE, Rukeba Z, Kjetland EF (2009)
Exploring the feasibility and possible efficacy of mass treatment and education of young females as schistosomiasis influences the HIV epidemic
Arch Gynecol Obstet, 281 (3), 455-60
DOI 10.1007/s00404-009-1108-y, PubMed 19434416

Publications 2008

Jourdan PM, Laoussou P, Lybie A, Kjetland EF (2008)
Indicators of anaemia in under-fives with malaria at a hospital in northern Cameroon
West Afr J Med, 27 (1), 7-12
PubMed 18689296

Kjetland EF, Kurewa EN, Ndhlovu PD, Midzi N, Gwanzura L, Mason PR, Gomo E, Sandvik L, Mduluza T, Friis H, Gundersen SG (2008)
Female genital schistosomiasis--a differential diagnosis to sexually transmitted disease: genital itch and vaginal discharge as indicators of genital Schistosoma haematobium morbidity in a cross-sectional study in endemic rural Zimbabwe
Trop Med Int Health, 13 (12), 1509-17
DOI 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02161.x, PubMed 19055625

Kjetland EF, Ndhlovu PD, Kurewa EN, Midzi N, Gomo E, Mduluza T, Friis H, Gundersen SG (2008)
Prevention of gynecologic contact bleeding and genital sandy patches by childhood anti-schistosomal treatment
Am J Trop Med Hyg, 79 (1), 79-83
DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.2008.79.79, PubMed 18606767

Publications 2006

Kjetland EF, Mduluza T, Ndhlovu PD, Gomo E, Gwanzura L, Midzi N, Mason PR, Friis H, Gundersen SG (2006)
Genital schistosomiasis in women: a clinical 12-month in vivo study following treatment with praziquantel
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 100 (8), 740-52
DOI 10.1016/j.trstmh.2005.09.010, PubMed 16406034

Kjetland EF, Ndhlovu PD, Gomo E, Mduluza T, Midzi N, Gwanzura L, Mason PR, Sandvik L, Friis H, Gundersen SG (2006)
Association between genital schistosomiasis and HIV in rural Zimbabwean women
AIDS, 20 (4), 593-600
DOI 10.1097/01.aids.0000210614.45212.0a, PubMed 16470124

Ndhlovu PD, Mduluza T, Kjetland EF, Midzi N, Nyanga L, Gundersen SG, Friis H, Gomo E (2006)
Prevalence of urinary schistosomiasis and HIV in females living in a rural community of Zimbabwe: does age matter?
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 101 (5), 433-8
DOI 10.1016/j.trstmh.2006.08.008, PubMed 17064746

Publications 2005

Kjetland EF, Gwanzura L, Ndhlovu PD, Mduluza T, Gomo E, Mason PR, Midzi N, Friis H, Gundersen SG (2005)
Herpes simplex virus type 2 prevalence of epidemic proportions in rural Zimbabwean women: association with other sexually transmitted infections
Arch Gynecol Obstet, 272 (1), 67-73
DOI 10.1007/s00404-004-0689-8, PubMed 15647913

Kjetland EF, Ndhlovu PD, Mduluza T, Gomo E, Gwanzura L, Mason PR, Kurewa EN, Midzi N, Friis H, Gundersen SG (2005)
Simple clinical manifestations of genital Schistosoma haematobium infection in rural Zimbabwean women
Am J Trop Med Hyg, 72 (3), 311-9
DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.2005.72.311, PubMed 15772328

Publications 2004

Baay MF, Kjetland EF, Ndhlovu PD, Deschoolmeester V, Mduluza T, Gomo E, Friis H, Midzi N, Gwanzura L, Mason PR, Vermorken JB, Gundersen SG (2004)
Human papillomavirus in a rural community in Zimbabwe: the impact of HIV co-infection on HPV genotype distribution
J Med Virol, 73 (3), 481-5
DOI 10.1002/jmv.20115, PubMed 15170646

Publications 2003

Midzi N, Ndhlovu PD, Nyanga L, Kjetland EF, Reimert CM, Vennervald BJ, Gomo E, Mudenge G, Friis H, Gundersen SG, Mduluza T (2003)
Assessment of eosinophil cationic protein as a possible diagnostic marker for female genital schistosomiasis in women living in a Schistosoma haematobium endemic area
Parasite Immunol, 25 (11-12), 581-8
DOI 10.1111/j.0141-9838.2004.00670.x, PubMed 15053779

Publications 1996

Gundersen SG, Kjetland EF, Poggensee G, Helling-Giese G, Richter J, Chitsulo L, Koumwenda N, Krantz I, Feldmeier H (1996)
Urine reagent strips for diagnosis of schistosomiasis haematobium in women of fertile age
Acta Trop, 62 (4), 281-7
DOI 10.1016/S0001-706X(96)00029-0, PubMed 9028412

Helling-Giese G, Kjetland EF, Gundersen SG, Poggensee G, Richter J, Krantz I, Feldmeier H (1996)
Schistosomiasis in women: manifestations in the upper reproductive tract
Acta Trop, 62 (4), 225-38
DOI 10.1016/S0001-706X(96)00025-3, PubMed 9028408

Helling-Giese G, Sjaastad A, Poggensee G, Kjetland EF, Richter J, Chitsulo L, Kumwenda N, Racz P, Roald B, Gundersen SG, Krantz I, Feldmeier H (1996)
Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS): relationship between gynecological and histopathological findings
Acta Trop, 62 (4), 257-67
DOI 10.1016/S0001-706X(96)00027-7, PubMed 9028410

Kjetland EF, Poggensee G, Helling-Giese G, Richter J, Sjaastad A, Chitsulo L, Kumwenda N, Gundersen SG, Krantz I, Feldmeier H (1996)
Female genital schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma haematobium. Clinical and parasitological findings in women in rural Malawi
Acta Trop, 62 (4), 239-55
DOI 10.1016/S0001-706X(96)00026-5, PubMed 9028409

Poggensee G, Reimert CM, Nilsson LA, Jamaly S, Sjastad A, Roald B, Kjetland EF, Helling-Giese G, Richter J, Chitsulo L, Kumwenda N, Gundersen SG, Krantz I, Feldmeier H (1996)
Diagnosis of female genital schistosomiasis by indirect disease markers: determination of eosinophil cationic protein, neopterin and IgA in vaginal fluid and swab eluates
Acta Trop, 62 (4), 269-80
DOI 10.1016/S0001-706X(96)00028-9, PubMed 9028411

Richter J, Poggensee G, Kjetland EF, Helling-Giese G, Chitsulo L, Kumwenda N, Gundersen SG, Deelder AM, Reimert CM, Haas H, Krantz I, Feldmeier H (1996)
Reversibility of lower reproductive tract abnormalities in women with Schistosoma haematobium infection after treatment with praziquantel--an interim report
Acta Trop, 62 (4), 289-301
DOI 10.1016/S0001-706X(96)00030-7, PubMed 9028413

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