Search for dissertations about: "Birgitta Henriques"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Birgitta Henriques.

  1. 1. Streptococcus pneumoniae : molecular epidemiology of isolates causing invasive disease and characterization of tolerance responses to lytic antibiotics

    Author : Birgitta Henriques Normark; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major contributor to community-acquired pneumonia and invasive disease. Despite adequate treatment, the morbidity and mortality remains high. The increasing antibiotic resistance makes the scenario even worse. READ MORE

  2. 2. PCR detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae in pneumonia patients

    Author : Guma M. K. Abdeldaim; Björn Herrmann; Jonas Blomberg; Kristoffer Strålin; Birgitta Henriques; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Lower respiratory tract infections; Pneumonia; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Haemophilus influenzae; real-time PCR;

    Abstract : PCR is a rapid, reproducible method for nucleic acid detection. However, this technology displays significant deficiencies when applied in clinical microbiology. This work’s aim was to improve current diagnostics and provide sensitive and quantitative real-time PCRs. READ MORE