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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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Diseases Quality assurance study group for endocarditis. A ten-year survey of blood culture negative endocaditis in Sweden.
Maria Werner, Rune Andersson, Lars Olaison, Harriet Hogevik
9th International symposium on modern concepts in edocaditis and cardiovascular infections, Heidelberg, Juni 14-17, 2007 , Poster 2007

Awareness and attitudes of HIV among pregnant women in Aksu, northwest China.
Rena Maimaiti, Rune Andersson
Sida conference, Stockholm, Juni 18-20, 2007., Conference contribution 2007
Conference contribution

A traditional society in change encounters HIV/AIDS: knowledge, attitudes, and risk behavior among students in northwestern China.
Elin Lönn, Karin Sahlholm, Rena Maimaiti, Kaisaier Abdukarim, Rune Andersson
AIDS patient care and STDs, Journal article 2007
Journal article


Decreased sexual risk behaviour after the diagnosis of HIV and initiation of antiretroviral treatment - a study of patients in Johannesburg : prevention
Julia Fougelberg, Sofie Karlström, Yosuf Veriava, Prudence Ive, Rune Andersson
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, Journal article 2006
Journal article


Cerebral complications in infective endocarditis. A risk factor analysis from one urban area in Sweden.
Ulrika Snygg-Martin, Rune Andersson, Lars Olaison
8th International Symposium on Modern Concepts in Endocarditis and Cardio Vascular Infections, Charleston, SC, USA, May 22-24, 2005., Poster 2005

Antibiotic resistance among onvasive pneumococcal isolates from Southwest Sweden 1998-2001.
Erik Backhaus, Birger Trollfors, Stefan Berg, B Claesson, Rune Andersson
15th ECCMID, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 2-5 2005 , Poster 2005


Pacemaker endocarditis during 18 years in Göteborg.
Hanna Rundström, Charles Kennergren, Rune Andersson, Kjell Alestig, Harriet Hogevik
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases, Journal article 2004
Journal article

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