Search for dissertations about: "Rift Valley fever"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Rift Valley fever.

  1. 1. Rift Valley fever consequences of virus-host interactions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Baudin; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley fever; Rift Valley fever virus; viral haemorrhagic fever; miscarriage; entry; charge; carbohydrates; high-throughput screening; antiviral; cell-based assay; medicinsk virologi; Medical Virology;

    Abstract : Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV) is a mosquito-borne virus which has the ability to infect a large variety of animals including humans in Africa and Arabian Peninsula. The abortion rate among these animals are close to 100%, and young animals develop severe disease which often are lethal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rift Valley fever development of diagnostics and vaccines

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Jonas Näslund; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley Fever; vaccines; diagnostics; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar; medicinsk virologi; Medical Virology; Infectious Diseases; infektionssjukdomar;

    Abstract : Rift Valley Fever virus (RVFV) causes an infection with severe impact on animal and human health. The disease is endemic throughout almost the entire African continent and large regions of the Arabian Peninsula. During epidemics, high mortality is observed in animals, especially among cattle, goats, and sheep. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rift Valley fever challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the “One Health” approach

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley fever; Sociocultural practices; Community involvement; Ecological factors; Risk map; Early warning system; Surveillance system; International Health Regulations; and One Health approach.; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging viral zoonosis that causes frequent outbreaks in east Africa and on the Arabian Peninsula. The likelihood of RVF global expansion due to climate change and human anthropogenic factors is an important issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rift Valley fever virus vaccine strategies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

    Author : Nina Lagerqvist; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Rift Valley fever virus circulates throughout Africa and the Arabian Peninsula and is of great concern for animal and public health. Infections in humans are often manifested as mild self‐limiting illness, although in some cases there are more severe symptoms such as neurological complications and hemorrhagic fever. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identification and evaluation of antiviral compounds targeting Rift Valley fever virus

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Koushikul Islam; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley fever virus; antiviral; assay development; screening; drug discovery;

    Abstract : Rift Valley fever virus (RVFV), a negative-stranded RNA virus, is the etiological agent of the vector-borne zoonotic disease Rift Valley fever (RVF). RVFV causes significant morbidity and mortality in humans and livestock throughout Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. READ MORE