Search for dissertations about: "A H1N1 pdm09"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words A H1N1 pdm09.

  1. 1. Spatial Analysis and Modeling for Health Applications

    Author : Lars Skog; Yifang Ban; Matthew Smallman-Raynor; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Sweden; spatial analysis; spatial modeling; spatio-temporal spread; epidemiology; pandemic; walkability; health; Russian influenza; Asian influenza; A H1N1 pdm09; GWM; climate factors;

    Abstract : Despite the benefits of applying methods of geographic information science (GIScience), the use of such methods in health service planning and provision remains greatly underutilized. Spread of epidemic diseases is a constant threat to mankind and the globalization of the world increases the risk for global attacks from multi-resistant bacteria or deadly virus strains. READ MORE

  2. 2. Serological and molecular methods for surveillance of influenza A virus

    Author : Sofie Wallerström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The natural reservoir for influenza A viruses is birds, and numerous outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses have been documented. There is a risk of novel subtypes originating from birds infecting humans, and the question of migratory birds as long-distance vectors for highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses has also been raised. READ MORE

  3. 3. Viral respiratory tract infections in children

    Author : Johan Hamrin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The most common infection in humans is viral respiratory tract infections which predominantly present as the ‘common cold’. In some circumstances however, respiratory viruses cause acute lower respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and due to the high absolute number of infection the contribution of these cases to total morbidity and mortality are substantial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Severe viral respiratory tract infections in children

    Author : Samuel Arthur Rhedin; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are estimated to cause 703.000 deaths annually in children below five years. The majority of RTIs in children are caused by viruses, yet the number of antivirals approved for treatment of these infections is very limited. READ MORE