Search for dissertations about: "Chlamydia trachomatis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words Chlamydia trachomatis.

  1. 1. Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis infections

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jens Boman; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : 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. New alternatives to combat Listeria monocytogenes and Chlamydia trachomatis Design, synthesis, and evaluation of substituted ring-fused 2-pyridones as anti-virulent agents

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Martina Kulén; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin

    Author : Daniel Novak; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Public health; STI; Prevention; Chlamydia; Postal screening; cost effective; condom; Internet; self-selective screening; Folkhälsomedicin; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas; MEDICIN Socialmedicin 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

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

    University dissertation from Carina Bjartling, Dept of Clinical Sciences, Malmö

    Author : Carina Bjartling; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    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

  5. 5. Chlamydia trachomatis: Development of molecular typing methods and applications in epidemiology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Markus Klint; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chlamydia trachomatis; Lymphogranuloma venereum; Genotyping; MLST; nvCT; hctB; Hc2; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases Microbiology Clinical bacteriology; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar Mikrobiologi Klinisk bakteriologi; klinisk bakteriologi; Clinical Bacteriology;

    Abstract : A general aim was to combine molecular typing methods with clinical background information to increase epidemiological knowledge about Chlamydia trachomatis infections. An outbreak of Lymfogranuloma venereum (LGV), caused by a more invasive variant of C. trachomatis, was reported from the Netherlands in 2003 among men who have sex with men (MSM). READ MORE