Search for dissertations about: "Clostridium difficile"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words Clostridium difficile.

  1. 1. Clostridium difficile : epidemiology and antibiotic resistance

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Torbjörn Norén; Örebro universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Clostridium difficile; antibiotic resistance; epidemiology; VETERINARY MEDICINE Medicine; VETERINÄRMEDICIN Medicin; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Clostridium difficile is a spore-forming toxin-producing intestinal bacterium abundant in soils and waters. This pathogen relies on increased growth by a disturbed intestinal microflora and the production of two cytotoxins, toxin A and toxin B, which may cause anything from mild self-limiting C. READ MORE

  2. 2. Toxin production in clostridium difficile

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center (MTC)

    Author : Sture Karlsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Clostridium difficile is a is a Gram potential human pathogen. It causing symptoms ranging from mild C. difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) to severe inflammation of the colon including pseudomembranous colitis and fulminant colitis. Over 300 000 and about 10 000 CDAD episodes are diagnosed annually in the USA and Sweden, respectively. READ MORE

  3. 3. Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea - aspects of hospital epidemiology and treatment

    University dissertation from Marlene Wullt, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital MAS, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden

    Author : Marlene Wullt; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Infektioner; peracety ions; Lactobacillus plantarum 299v; metronidazole; fusidic acid; PCR-ribotyping; Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea; AP-PCR; Infections; acidified nitrite;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Clostridium difficile-associerad diarré - aspekter på sjukhusepidemiologi och behandling Sjukhusutbrott av diarré med Clostridium difficile upplev's i Sverige och internationellt som ett betydande problem. C. difficile är en bakterie som normalt kan förekomma i tarmen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using Probiotics in Intensive Care with Special Reference to Lactobacillus plantarum 299 and 299v

    University dissertation from Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lund

    Author : Bengt Klarin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antibiotic susceptibility; intestinal permeability; Lactobacillus plantarum 299; Lactobacuillus plantarum 299v; probiotics; ICU; Clostridium difficile; critical illness; chlorhexidine; CDAD; VAP;

    Abstract : Probiotics are Live microorganisms that confer a health benefit on the host. The composition of the microflora in the gastrointestinal tract is rather constant in healthy subjects, but is easily disturbed by severe illness and the use of antibiotics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Early-life gut microbiota and breast milk oligosaccharides in relation to childhood immune maturation and allergy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Wenner-Gren Institute for Experimental Biology, Stockholm University

    Author : Ylva Margareta Sjögren; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; allergy; infant; gut microbiota; human milk oligosaccharides; Bifidobacterium; Lactobacillus; Bacteroides fragilis; Clostridium difficile; family size; secretory IgA; toll like receptor; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Cell and molecular biology Immunology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Cell- och molekylärbiologi Immunologi; Immunology; immunologi;

    Abstract : Atopic allergy is the most common chronic disease among children in the developed world. This high prevalence could be associated with low microbial exposure. The early gut microbiota appears to be important for immune maturation. READ MORE