Search for dissertations about: "Mycobacterium tuberculosis symptoms"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Mycobacterium tuberculosis symptoms.

  1. 1. The impact of helminth infection in patients with active tuberculosis

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ebba Abate; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences; Medicin och hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : The geographic distribution of helminth infection and tuberculosis (TB) overlap substantially. Experimental animal models and limited data from humans have shown that intestinal helminths could subvert the host immune response towards a T-helper 2 (Th2)-type immune response and an increased regulatory T-cell activity (Tregs). READ MORE

  2. 2. Pulmonary tuberculosis and HIV interaction in a setting with a high prevalence of HIV : Clinical, diagnostic and epidemiological aspects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital

    Author : Judith Bruchfeld; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Tuberculosis; HIV; Ethiopia; Mycobacterium tuberculosis; diagnosis; direct microscopy; sodium hypochlorite; sputum concentration; epidemiology; DNA drug resistance; P. carinii; PCP.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study was to elucidate the influence of HIV infection on the occurrence, clinical presentation, diagnostic yield and transmission of M tuberculosis among consecutive out-patients with symptoms suggestive of PTB in a high TB and HIV endemic area. Among 509 consecutive out-patients attending a university hospital in Ethiopia, 33. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pulmonary tuberculosis and pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in HIV-infected patients in Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital

    Author : Getachew Aderaye; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The objective of this study initially was to determine the prevalence of culture-verified pulmonary tuberculosis in TB suspects and investigate the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on the prevalence, clinical and radiological presentation and diagnosis of tuberculosis. During the study, it soon became clear that the HIV sero-prevalence in tuberculosis (TB) suspects who could not be verified to be culture-positive was too high to deserve an explanation. READ MORE