Search for dissertations about: "infectious diseases"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 505 swedish dissertations containing the words infectious diseases.

  1. 1. Aspects of Tuberculosis and HIV Coinfection in Patients at Ethiopian Health Centers

    University dissertation from Infectious Diseases

    Author : Sten Skogmar; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; TB; clinical scoring; TB screening; CD4 cell count; immunosuppression; immune activation;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Antalet fall av tuberkulos (TB) har ökat parallellt med den globala spridningen av hiv. TB orsakar omkring 1.5 miljoner dödsfall årligen, och är den vanligaste dödsorsaken hos hivpositiva. READ MORE

  2. 2. Chlamydia pneumoniae in Aortic Valve Sclerosis and Thoracic Aortic Disease Aspects of Pathogenesis and Therapy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christina Nyström-Rosander; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Communicable diseases; Chlamydia pneumoniae; aortic valve sclerosis; trace elements; thoracic aorta; antibiotics; Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR ; electron microscopy EM ; Infektionssjukdomar; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Infectious diseases; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Infektionssjukdomar; infektionssjukdomar; Infectious Diseases;

    Abstract : The obligate intracellular bacterium Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cp), a common human pathogen, has been associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The aetiology of non-rheumatic aortic valve sclerosis has, however, not been clarified. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rickettsia helvetica; Detection in arthropods and human tissues and its relation to clinical disease

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kenneth Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Communicable diseases; rickettsia; spotted fever; tick; PCR; myocarditis; sarcoidois; Infektionssjukdomar; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Infectious diseases; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Infektionssjukdomar; Infektionssjukdomar; Infectious Diseases;

    Abstract : A relation between R. helvetica and perimyocarditis was, in two young men who died of sudden cardiac death during exercise in 1997, suggested by a seminested PCR, for three different genes, sequencing of the amplified products, documentation of a seroresponse and histopathologic changes in accordance with rickettsioses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Antibiotic Resistance and Population Dynamics of Escherichia coli in Relation to a Large Scale Antibiotic Consumption Intervention

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martin Sundqvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reversibility; trimethoprim; dfr; associated resistance; MLST; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Infectious diseases; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Infektionssjukdomar; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Microbiology Clinical bacteriology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Mikrobiologi Klinisk bakteriologi; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Microbiology Medical microbiology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Mikrobiologi Medicinsk mikrobiologi; Infektionssjukdomar; Infectious Diseases;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance challenges the practice and development of modern medicine. The aim of this thesis was to test the hypothesis that antibiotic resistance is reversible once the selection pressure of an antibiotic is removed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Epidemiology of Enterococci with Acquired Resistance to Antibiotics in Sweden Special emphasis on Ampicillin and Vancomycin

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erik Torell; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Communicable diseases; Antimicrobial resistance; enterococci; epidemiology in Sweden; intra-hospital spread; shedding; risk-factors; infection; colonization; virulence factors; ARE; VRE; Php; PFGE; esp; gyrA; parC; Infektionssjukdomar; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Infectious diseases; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Infektionssjukdomar; infektionssjukdomar; Infectious Diseases;

    Abstract : The first hospital outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) and carriage rates of VRE and ampicillin-resistant enterococci (ARE) in Sweden were investigated. Clonal relationships and mutations in fluoroquinolone resistance determining regions among ARE collected nation-wide were studied. READ MORE