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Anna Kärrman

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Science and Technology

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Phone: +46 19 301401

Room: B3315

Anna Kärrman

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About Anna Kärrman

Anna Kärrman is an associate professor in environmental chemistry, leader of the bachelor programme in chemistry, and a research leader in the Environment and Health group at MTM Research centre. Her research is within the field of persistent organic pollutants, their distribution in the environment, sources, and human exposure. Special focus is on fluorinated chemicals (PFAS) and micro plastics.

Publications

Articles in journals |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Eriksson, U. , Mueller, J. F. , Toms, L. L. , Hobson, P. & Kärrman, A. (2017). Temporal trends of PFSAs, PFCAs and selected precursors in Australian serum from 2002 to 2013. Environmental Pollution, 220 (Pt A), 168-177.
Bjurlid, F. , Kärrman, A. , Ricklund, N. & Hagberg, J. (2017). Occurrence of brominated dioxins in a study using various firefighting methods. Science of the Total Environment, 599-600, 1213-1221.
Lind, M. , Salihovic, S. , Stubleski, J. , Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. & Lind, L. (2017). The changes in plasma levels of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are related to the increase in carotid intima-media thickness over 10 years. Atherosclerosis, 263, E18-E18.
Stubleski, J. , Salihovic, S. , Lind, L. , Lind, P. M. , van Bavel, B. & Kärrman, A. (2016). Changes in serum levels of perfluoroalkyl substances during a 10-year follow-up period in a large population-based cohort. Environment International, 95, 86-92.
Eriksson, U. & Kärrman, A. (2015). World-Wide Indoor Exposure to Polyfluoroalkyl Phosphate Esters (PAPs) and other PFASs in Household Dust. Environmental Science and Technology, 49 (24), 14503-14511.
Rotander, A. , Kärrman, A. , Toms, L. L. , Kay, M. , Mueller, J. F. & Gómez Ramos, M. J. (2015). Novel fluorinated surfactants tentatively identified in firefighters using liquid chromatography quadrupole time-of-flight tandem mass spectrometry and a case-control approach. Environmental Science and Technology, 49 (4), 2434-2442.
Bao, J. , Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. & Jin, Y. (2014). Perfluoroalkyl substances in the blood samples from a male population of Sweden. Chinese Science Bulletin, 59 (4), 388-395.
Hardell, E. , Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. , Bao, J. , Carlberg, M. & Hardell, L. (2014). Case-control study on perfluorinated alkyl acids (PFAAs) and the risk of prostate cancer. Environment International, 63, 35-39.
Persson, S. , Rotander, A. , Karrman, A. , van Bavel, B. & Magnusson, U. (2013). Perfluoroalkyl acids in subarctic wild male mink (Neovison vison) in relation to age, season and geographical area. Environment International, 59, 425-430.
Eriksson, U. , Karrman, A. , Rotander, A. , Mikkelsen, B. & Dam, M. (2013). Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in food and water from Faroe Islands. Environmental science and pollution research international, 20 (11), 7940-7948.
Kärrman, A. & Lindström, G. (2013). Trends, analytical methods and precision in the determination of perfluoroalkyl acids in human milk. TrAC. Trends in analytical chemistry, 46, 118-128.
Nilsson, H. , Kärrman, A. , Rotander, A. , van Bavel, B. , Lindström, G. & Westberg, H. (2013). Biotransformation of fluorotelomer compound to perfluorocarboxylates in humans. Environment International, 51, 8-12.
Nilsson, H. , Kärrman, A. , Rotander, A. , van Bavel, B. , Lindström, G. & Westberg, H. (2013). Professional ski waxers' exposure to PFAS and aerosol concentrations in gas phase and different particle size fractions. Environmental science. Processes & impacts, 15 (4), 814-822.
Strömqvist, M. , Olsson, J. A. , Kärrman, A. & Brunström, B. (2012). Transcription of genes involved in fat metabolism in chicken embryos exposed to the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPAR alpha) agonist GW7647 or to perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) or perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology, 156 (1), 29-36.
Domingo, J. L. , Ericson-Jogsten, I. , Perello, G. , Nadal, M. , van Bavel, B. & Kärrman, A. (2012). Human exposure to perfluorinated compounds in Catalonia, Spain: contribution of drinking water and fish and shellfish. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 60 (17), 4408-4415.
Rotander, A. , Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. , Polder, A. , Riget, F. , Atli Auounsson, G. , Vikingsson, G. , Wing Gabrielsen, G. & et al. (2012). Increasing levels of long-chain perfluorocarboxylic acids (PFCAs) in Arctic and North Atlantic marine mammals, 1984-2009. Chemosphere, 86 (3), 278-285.
Berger, U. , Kaiser, M. A. , Kärrman, A. , Barber, J. L. & van Leeuwen, S. P. J. (2011). Recent developments in trace analysis of poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 400 (6), 1625-1635.
Kärrman, A. , Elgh-Dalgren, K. , Lafossas, C. & Moskeland, T. (2011). Environmental levels and distribution of structural isomers of perfluoroalkyl acids after aqueous fire-fighting foam (AFFF) contamination. Environmental Chemistry, 8 (4), 372-380.
Nilsson, H. , Kärrman, A. , Rotander, A. , van Bavel, B. , Lindström, G. & Westberg, H. (2010). Inhalation exposure to fluorotelomer alcohols yield perfluorocarboxylates in human blood?. Environmental Science and Technology, 44 (19), 7717-7722.
Nilsson, H. , Kärrman, A. , Westberg, H. , Rotander, A. , van Bavel, B. & Lindström, G. (2010). A time trend study of significantly elevated perfluorocarboxylate levels in humans after using fluorinated ski wax. Environmental Science and Technology, 44 (6), 2150-2155.
Kärrman, A. , Domingo, J. L. , Llebaria, X. , Nadal, M. , Bigas, E. , van Bavel, B. & Lindström, G. (2010). Biomonitoring perfluorinated compounds in Catalonia, Spain: concentrations and trends in human liver and milk samples. Environmental science and pollution research international, 17 (3), 750-758.
Minata, M. , Harada, K. H. , Kärrman, A. , Hitomi, T. , Hirosawa, M. , Murata, M. , Gonzalez, F. J. & Koizumi, A. (2010). Role of Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor-alpha in Hepatobiliary Injury Induced by Ammonium Perfluorooctanoate in Mouse Liver. Industrial Health, 48 (1), 96-107.
Kärrman, A. , Harada, K. H. , Inoue, K. , Takasuga, T. , Ohi, E. & Koizumi, A. (2009). Relationship between dietary exposure and serum perfluorochemical (PFC) levels-A case study. Environment International, 35 (4), 712-717.
Ericson Jogsten, I. , Perelló, G. , Llebaria, X. , Bigas, E. , Martí-Cid, R. , Kärrman, A. & Domingo, J. L. (2009). Exposure to perfluorinated compounds in Catalonia, Spain, through consumption of various raw and cooked foodstuffs, including packaged food. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 47 (7), 1577-1583.
Mahmoud, M. A. M. , Kärrman, A. , Oono, S. , Harada, K. H. & Koizumi, A. (2009). Polyfluorinated telomers in precipitation and surface water in an urban area of Japan. Chemosphere, 74 (3), 467-472.
Kärrman, A. , Langlois, I. , van Bavel, B. , Lindström, G. & Oehme, M. (2007). Identification and pattern of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) isomers in human serum and plasma. Environment International, 33 (6), 782-788.
Kärrman, A. , Ericson Jogsten, I. , van Bavel, B. , Darnerud, P. O. , Aune, M. , Glynn, A. , Lignell, S. & Lindström, G. (2007). Exposure of perfluorinated chemicals through lactation: levels of matched human milk and serum and a temporal trend, 1996-2004, in Sweden. Environmental Health Perspectives, 115 (2), 226-230.
Kärrman, A. , Mueller, J. F. , van Bavel, B. , Harden, F. , Toms, L. L. & Lindström, G. (2006). Levels of 12 perfluorinated chemicals in pooled Australian serum, collected 2002-2003, in relation to age, gender, and region. Environmental Science and Technology, 40 (12), 3742-3748.
van Leeuwen, S. P. J. , Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. , de Boer, J. & Lindström, G. (2006). Struggle for quality in determination of perfluorinated contaminants in environmental and human samples. Environmental Science and Technology, 40 (24), 7854-7860.
Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. , Järnberg, U. , Hardell, L. & Lindström, G. (2006). Perfluorinated chemicals in relation to other persistent organic pollutants in human blood. Chemosphere, 64 (9), 1582-1591.
Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. , Järnberg, U. , Hardell, L. & Lindström, G. (2005). Development of a solid-phase extraction-HPLC/Single quadrupole MS method for quantification of perfluorochemicals in whole blood. Analytical Chemistry, 77 (3), 864-870.
Martin, J. , Kannan, K. , Berger, U. , de Voogt, P. , Field, J. , Franklin, J. , Giesy, J. , Harner, T. & et al. (2004). Analytical challenges hamper perfluoroalkyl research. Environmental Science and Technology, 38 (13), 248A-255A.

Chapters in books

Kärrman, A. , Parera, J. , Abalos, M. , Van Bavel, B. & Abad, E. (2012). Assessing and controlling sample contamination: analytical techniques for scientists. In: Janusz Pawliszyn, Comprehensive sampling and sample preparation (pp. 51-64). Oxford UK: Elsevier.

Conference papers

Li, Y. , Hagberg, J. , Kärrman, A. , Bao, J. , Zhang, Q. , Jiang, G. & van Bavel, B. (2012). Occurence of perfluorinated compounds in marine fish, Antarctica. In: Organohalogen Compounds. Paper presented at Dioxin 2012, 32nd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants, Cairns, Australia, August 26-31, 2012 (pp. 228-230).

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Kärrman, A. (2006). Analysis and human levels of persistent perfluorinated chemicals. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro universitetsbibliotek.

Manuscripts

Salihovic, S. , Kärrman, A. , Lindström, G. , Lind, P. M. , Lind, L. & van Bavel, B. A rapid method for analysis of PFAS including structural PFOS isomers in human serum using 96-well plate column-switching UPLC-S/MS.
Rotander, A. , Kärrman, A. , van Bavel, B. , Polder, A. , Rigét, F. , Atli Audunsson, G. , Vikingsson, G. , Wing Gabrielsen, G. & et al. Increasing levels of long-chain perfluorocarboxylic acids (PFCAs) in Arctic and North Atlantic marine mammals, 1984-2009.
Nilsson, H. , Kärrman, A. , Rotander, A. , van Bavel, B. , Lindström, G. , Bryngelsson, I. & Westberg, H. Professional ski waxers' exposure to PFAS and aerosol concentrations in gas phase and different particle size fractions.
Nilsson, H. , Kärrman, A. , Rotander, A. , van Bavel, B. , Lindström, G. & Westberg, H. Biotransformation of fluorotelomer compund to perfluorocarboxylates in humans.
Eriksson, U. , Mueller, J. F. , Toms, L. L. , Hobson, P. & Kärrman, A. Temporal trends of PFSAs, PFCAs and selected precursors in Australian serum from 2002 to 2013.

Reports

Kärrman, A. , Schönlau, C. & Engwall, M. (2016). Exposure and effects of microplastics on wildlife: A review of existing data. Örebro: Örebro universitet.
Kärrman, A. , Bjurlid, F. , Hagberg, J. , Ricklund, N. , Larsson, M. , Stubleski, J. & Hollert, H. (2016). Study of environmental and human health impacts of firefighting agents: A technical report. Örebro, Sweden: Örebro University.