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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

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

Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life among People Living with HIV in Xinjiang, West China
R. Maimaiti, Z. Yuexin, P. Kejun, M. Wubili, C. Lalanne et al.
Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, Journal article 2017
Journal article

High prevalence and low cure rate of tuberculosis among patients with HIV in Xinjiang, China.
Rena Maimaiti, Yuexin Zhang, Kejun Pan, Peierdun Mijiti, Maimaitiali Wubili et al.
BMC infectious diseases, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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Developing counries need better antiretroviral drugs. Letter
Nanna Mykén, Boel Sundbeck, Godfrey Mpumilwa, Rune Andersson
J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic III), Journal article 2009
Journal article

Invasive, pediatric, vaccine-strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae
Birger Trollfors, Stefan Berg, Erik Backhaus, Rune Andersson, Helle Bosse Konradsen
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal article 2009
Journal article

One-year mortality in coagulase-negative Staphylococcus and Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis.
Rasmus V Rasmussen, Ulrika Snygg-Martin, Lars Olaison, Rune Andersson, Kristine Buchholtz et al.
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, Journal article 2009
Journal article


An uneven expression of T cell receptor V genes in the arterial wall and peripheral blood in giant cell arteritis.
C Schaufelberger, Rune Andersson, Elisabeth Nordborg, G K Hansson, Claes Nordborg et al.
Inflammation, Journal article 2008
Journal article

Cerebrovascular complications in patients with left-sided infective endocarditis are common: a prospective study using magnetic resonance imaging and neurochemical brain damage markers.
Ulrika Snygg-Martin, Lars E Gustafsson, Lars Rosengren, Åsa Alsiö, Per Ackerholm et al.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Journal article 2008
Journal article

HIV/AIDS awareness and risk behaviour among pregnant women in Semey, Kazakhstan, 2007
Emma Sandgren, Sofia Sandgren, Marat Urazalin, Rune Andersson
BMC Public Health, Journal article 2008
Journal article


The epidemiology of and risk factors for invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections in western Sweden.
Gunnar Jacobsson, Sina Dashti, Thomas Wahlberg, Rune Andersson
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, Journal article 2007
Journal article

Cerebral complications in left-sided infective endocarditis - A prospective study.
Ulrika Snygg-Martin, Rune Andersson, Lars Rosengren, Lars Olaison
9th International symposium on modern concepts in endocarditis and cardiovascular infections. Heidelberg, Juni 14-17, 2007., Poster 2007

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