Search for dissertations about: "Chlamydia trachomatis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words Chlamydia trachomatis.

  1. 1. Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis infections

    Author : Jens Boman; Elisabet Nylander; Urban Janlert; Hans Fredlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chlamydia trachomatis; cell culture; infertility; contact tracing; motivational interviewing; prevention;

    Abstract : Urogenital chlamydia infection, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in Sweden. In 2008 it was estimated by WHO that there were 105.7 million new cases of CT worldwide, an increase by 4.2 million cases (4. READ MORE

  2. 2. Novel inhibitors of Chlamydia trachomatis virulence

    Author : Carlos Nunez-Otero; Åsa Gylfe; Sven Bergström; Fredrik Almqvist; Jörgen Johansson; Patrik Bavoil; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chlamydia trachomatis; 2-pyridone; small molecules; KSK213; Structure-Activity Relationships SAR ; antibiotic resistance; target identification; transcription; RNA; progeny; infectivity;

    Abstract : Chlamydia trachomatis is an obligate intracellular bacterium that infects over 100 million people globally every year. Chlamydia infections can be persistent, cause infertility and blindness, adding an economical burden in the healthcare systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. New alternatives to combat Listeria monocytogenes and Chlamydia trachomatis : Design, synthesis, and evaluation of substituted ring-fused 2-pyridones as anti-virulent agents

    Author : Martina Kulén; Fredrik Almqvist; Anna Linusson Jonsson; Fritiof Pontén; Morten B. Strøm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Antibiotic resistance; anti-virulence; Listeria monocytogenes; Chlamydia trachomatis; ring-fused 2-pyridone; organic synthesis; structure-based design; PrfA; drug design; structure-activity relationship;

    Abstract : Antibiotic resistance has become a global health burden with the number of resistant bacteria continuously increasing. Antibiotic drugs act by being either bactericidal (killing bacteria) or bacteriostatic (inhibiting growth of bacteria). However, these modes of action increase the selective pressure on the bacteria. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) : a study using Chlamydia trachomatis as a model infection

    Author : Daniel Novak; Roger Karlsson; Berit Andersen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; STI; Prevention; Chlamydia; Postal screening; cost effective; condom; Internet; self-selective screening; Folkhälsomedicin; Public health medicine research areas; Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Despite the current preventive strategies sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are rising. This thesis presents a model with the aim of improving the prevention of STIs. Chlamydia being the most common STI in Sweden serves as a model infection. The presented model is based on five performed studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Recent Developments of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma Infections in Women

    Author : Carina Bjartling; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; uro-genital infection; Chlamydia trachomatis; Mycoplasma genitalium; pelvic inflammatory disease; cervicitis; ectopic pregnancy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to elucidate developments in epidemiology, clinical manifestations and complications in Chlamydia trachomatis (C.trachomatis) and Mycoplasma genitalium (M.genitalium) infection. READ MORE