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Rune Andersson


Rune Andersson


Postal Address: Box 480, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Guldhedsgatan 10 a-b , 41346 Göteborg

Department of Infectious Diseases at Institute of Biomedicine (More Information)
Box 480
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Guldhedsgatan 10 A-B , 413 46 Göteborg

About Rune Andersson

Professor in Global Health at Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University from September  2010 and
Senior physician on Hospital Infection Control at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg from January 2011.
He is specialist in internal medicine, general medicine and  infectious diseases.

Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases, 1988. Thesis : ” Giant cell arteritis- immunopatology, long-term corticosteroid treatment and mortality”.

Associate professor in Infectious Diseases 1992

Professor in Infectious Diseases at the Sahlgrenska Academy 2002 - 2010.

Guest professor in Contagious Diseases at Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, China from 2005.

Main supervisor for 4 PhD students with passed exams:  Harriet Hogevik 1996 on endocarditis, Christopher Schaufelbrger, 1997 on giant cell arteritis and Gunnar Jacobsson, 2009 on invasive Stafylococcus aureus infections, Erik Backhaus 2012 on Invasive pneumococcal infections.
Co-supervisor  for 5 PhD students with passed exams: Maria Werner, 2006 on endocarditis, Ulrika Snygg Martin, 2009 on endocarditis, Eric Gustafsson, 2009 on Stafylococcus aureus infections, Diana Karlsson 2010 on pneumococcal infections and Åsa Alsiö on Hepatitis C.
Supervisor for 116 medical students in diploma courses with passed exams.

Latest publications

Respiratory symptoms and lung function among Ethiopian women in relation to household fuel use
Mulugeta Tamire, Adamu Addissie, Abera Kumie, Emma Husmark, Susann Skovbjerg et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Carriage of penicillin-non-susceptible pneumococci among children in northern Tanzania in the 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine era.
Matilda Emgård, Sia E Msuya, Balthazar M Nyombi, Dominic Mosha, Lucia Gonzales-Siles et al.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Pregnancy outcomes in young mothers with perinatally and behaviorally acquired HIV infections in Rio de Janeiro
Per Lundberg, Rune Andersson, E. S. Machado, T. P. da Costa, C. B. Hofer
Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal article 2018
Journal article

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Clinical Outcomes of Children with Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Bacteremia
Warunee Punpanich Vandepitte, Josef Berge, Rune Andersson
Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Journal article 2014
Journal article

Clinical manifestations of invasive pneumococcal disease by vaccine and non-vaccine types.
Sarah Browall, Erik Backhaus, Pontus Naucler, Ilias Galanis, Karin Sjöström et al.
The European respiratory journal, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Frequent Coinfection with Hepatitis among HIV-Positive Patients in Urumqi, China.
Rena Maimaiti, Yuexin Zhang, Kejun Pan, Maimaiti Wubuli, Rune Andersson
Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (Chicago, Ill. : 2002), Journal article 2013
Journal article

Lower incidence of CMV infection and acute rejections with valganciclovir
Inger Johansson, Gunnar Mårtensson, Ulla Nyström, Salmir Nasic, Rune Andersson
BMC Infectious Diseases, Journal article 2013
Journal article

Invasive pneumococcal infections in Vellore, India: clinical characteristics and distribution of serotypes.
Viktor Molander, Camilla Elisson, Veeraraghavan Balaji, Erik Backhaus, James John et al.
BMC infectious diseases, Journal article 2013
Journal article


The relationship between cerebrovascular complications and previously established use of antiplatelet therapy in left-sided infective endocarditis.
Ulrika Snygg-Martin, Rasmus Vedby Rasmussen, Christian Hassager, Niels Eske Bruun, Rune Andersson et al.
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, Journal article 2011
Journal article

HIV awareness and risk behavior among pregnant women in Mateete, Uganda (2010)
Josefin Sandqvist, Johanna Wahlberg, Elly Muhumuza, Rune Andersson
ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology, Journal article 2011
Journal article

Warfarin therapy and incidence of cerebrovascular complications in left-sided native valve endocarditis.
Ulrika Snygg-Martin, R V Rasmussen, C Hassager, N E Bruun, Rune Andersson et al.
European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology, Journal article 2011
Journal article


Cytomegalovirus DNAemia and treatment following allogeneic stem cell transplantation with a focus on long-term outcome.
Jenny K Lindahl, Susanne Woxenius, Mats Brune, Rune Andersson
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal article 2010
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