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Shahin Gaini

Shahin Gaini


Yvirlækni PhD (Landssjúkrahúsið)
Senior Granskari (Landssjúkrahúsið & Odense Universitetshospital)
Kliniskur Lektari (Infektiónsmedisink Granskingareind, Odense Universitetshospital & Syddansk Universitet)

Medisinskur Depil, Landssjúkrahúsið,

Akademisk útbúgving:
Cand. Med. (1998)
PhD (2008)
Serlækni í intern medisin (2011)
Serlækni í infektiónsmedisin (2011)
Serlækni í tropumedisin (2011)


Lívshóttandi invasivar infektiónir
Neuroinfektiónir (heilainfektiónir)
Blóðeitran (sepsis)
Immunologi og genetikk við infektión
Mikrobiologi við blóðeitran
Biomarkørar við blóðeitran
Diagnostiskir markørar við blóðeitran
Immunologi við blóðeitran

Knýttur at fylgjandi stovnum:

Odense Universitetshospital
Syddansk Universitet, Odense


1. PhD verkætlan Shahin Gaini: OdenseSepsisStudy OSepS – Blóðeitran og Biomarkørar
        (Translationell gransking Blóðeitran, Odense)

2. FAPI – PhD verkætlan á LS/Syddansk Universitet (Blóðeitran og epidemiologi í FO)

3. Mikrobiologi, Resistens og antibiotikunýtslu í FO – PhD verkætlan á University of Iceland

4. MeFcocc – PhD verkætlan á LS/Syddansk Universitet/University of Amsterdam (Meningitis í FO)

5. BiFaSeps – Post Doc verkætlan á LS/Syddansk Universitet/Århus Universitet (Sepsis biomarkørar í FO)


 Relapsing peritonitis with Bacillus cereus in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. 
Magnussen ET, Vang AG, Á Steig T, Gaini S.
BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Apr 26;2016. pii: bcr2015212619. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-212619.  

[Herpesudbrud associeret til purulent meningitis].
Lynnerup AS, Gaini S.
Ugeskr Laeger. 2016 Feb 29;178(9). pii: V67052. Danish. No abstract available.

Antibacterial resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes (GAS) from healthy carriers and tonsillitis patients and association with antibacterial sale in the Faroe Islands.
Magnussen MD, Gaini S, Gislason H, Kristinsson KG.
APMIS. 2016 Apr;124(4):327-32. doi: 10.1111/apm.12513. Epub 2016 Feb 2.

Culture Negative Listeria monocytogenes Meningitis Resulting in Hydrocephalus and Severe Neurological Sequelae in a Previously Healthy Immunocompetent Man with Penicillin Allergy.  
Gaini S, Karlsen GH et al.
Case Reports in Neurological Medicine, vol. 2015, Article ID 248302, 5 pages.

Listeria monocytogenes Meningitis in an Immunosuppressed Patient with Autoimmune Hepatitis and IgG4 Subclass Deficiency.
Gaini S. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases. Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 102451, 4 pages

Pontine abscess with initial treatment failure following infectious endocarditis with Streptococcus salivarius.
Knudtzen FC, Lynge M, Gaini S.
BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 2;2015. pii: bcr2014205949. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-205949.
PMID: 26139646

First Report of Sphingomonas koreensis as a Human Pathogen in a Patient with Meningitis.
Marbjerg LH, Gaini S, Justesen US.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Mar;53(3):1028-30. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03069-14. Epub 2014 Dec 24.

Sympathoadrenal activation and endothelial damage in patients with varying degrees of acute infectious disease: An observational study.
Ostrowski SR, Gaïni S, Pedersen C, Johansson PI.
J Crit Care. 2015 Feb;30(1):90-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.10.006. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Whipple's disease involving the eye, the brain, the heart and the gut diagnosed through the eye.
Gaïni S, Bruun NE, Kollslíð R, Thomsen H, A Steig T, Nielsen KR, Markovic MT, Holm E.
Acta Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul 10. doi: 10.1111/aos.12454. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

[The Faroese population will be genome sequenced--democratic project?].
Gaini S.
Ugeskr Laeger. 2013 Mar 18;175(12):836. Danish. No abstract available.

[Larva migrans]. 
Reilev TL, Gaini S.
Ugeskr Laeger. 2013 Apr 1;175(14):969. Danish. No abstract available.  

Streptococcus suis: meningitis, spondylodiscitis and bacteraemia with a serotype 14 strain.
Poggenborg R, Gaïni S, Kjaeldgaard P, Christensen JJ.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2008;40(4):346-9. doi: 10.1080/00365540701716825.

Brain abscess after esophageal dilatation: case report.
Gaïni S, Grand M, Michelsen J.
Infection. 2008 Feb;36(1):71-3. Epub 2007 Aug 20.  

New immunological serum markers in bacteraemia: anti-inflammatory soluble CD163, but not proinflammatory high mobility group-box 1 protein, is related to prognosis. 
Gaïni S, Pedersen SS, Koldkaer OG, Pedersen C, Moestrup SK, Møller HJ.
Clin Exp Immunol. 2008 Mar;151(3):423-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2007.03586.x. Epub 2008 Jan 8.

A comparison of high-mobility group-box 1 protein, lipopolysaccharide-binding protein and procalcitonin in severe community-acquired infections and bacteraemia: a prospective study. 
Gaïni S, Koldkjaer OG, Møller HJ, Pedersen C, Pedersen SS.
Crit Care. 2007;11(4):R76.

High mobility group box-1 protein in patients with suspected community-acquired infections and sepsis: a prospective study. 
Gaïni S, Pedersen SS, Koldkjaer OG, Pedersen C, Møller HJ.
Crit Care. 2007;11(2):R32.

Procalcitonin, lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in community-acquired infections and sepsis: a prospective study. 
Gaïni S, Koldkjaer OG, Pedersen C, Pedersen SS.
Crit Care. 2006;10(2):R53.

Soluble haemoglobin scavenger receptor (sCD163) in patients with suspected community-acquired infections.
Gaïni S, Koldkjaer OG, Pedersen SS, Pedersen C, Moestrup SK, Møller HJ.
APMIS. 2006 Feb;114(2):103-11.

Severe Actinomyces israelii infection involving the entire spinal cord. 
Gaïni S, Røge BT, Pedersen C, Pedersen SS, Brenøe AS.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2006;38(3):211-3.

Brain abscess and hypoxia in a previously healthy young female. 
Gaïni S, Shahin AD, Andersen PE.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2005;37(4):301-3.
PMID: 15880880 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

[Neonatal meningitis and sepsis with hemolytic group A streptococci]. 
Gaïni S, Juvonen PO.
Ugeskr Laeger. 2004 Jun 21;166(26-31):2577-8. Danish. No abstract available.
PMID: 15285169 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

[Picture of the month: Cryptococcus neoformans infection]. 
Gaïni S.
Ugeskr Laeger. 2004 Mar 22;166(13):1239. Danish. No abstract available.

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