Search for dissertations about: "Erik Kihlström"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Erik Kihlström.

  1. 1. Interactions between Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and host cells - role of invasin and YopH

    Author : Nivia Hamid; Erik Lundgren; Erik Kihlström; Umeå universitet; []
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  2. 2. Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium by genetic and serological methods

    Author : Margaretha Jurstrand; Hans Fredlund; Erik Kihlström; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : Chlamydia trachomatis; genotyping; contact tracing; sexually transmitted diseases; Mycoplasma genitalium; PCR; serology; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Chlamydia trachomatis infections are associated with a spectrum of clinical diseases including urethritis, prostatitis and epididymitis among men and cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), with an increased risk of infertility and ectopic pregnancy (EP), among women. In the search for other pathogens causing urethritis, Mycoplasma genitalium was isolated from urethral specimens from two men with acute urethritis (1980). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Chlamydia pneumoniae-induced Platelet Activation in Cardiovascular Disease : In vitro and In vivo studies

    Author : Hanna Kälvegren; Torbjörn Bengtsson; Arina Richter; Erik Kihlström; Kenneth Persson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chlamydia pneumoniae; Platelet; atherosclerosis; Infection; LDL-oxidation; Percutaneous coronary intervention; Cardiovascular disease; Serotonin; Reactive oxygen species production; Pharmacology; Farmakologi;

    Abstract : The common risk factors for atherosclerosis, such as obesity, high cholesterol levels, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes and high alcohol intake, only explain approximately 50% of cardiovascular disease events. It is thereby important to identify new mechanisms that can stimulate the process of atherosclerosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Francisella tularensis infection induces macrophage cell death

    Author : Xin-He Lai; Erik Kihlström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : klinisk bakteriologi; Clinical Bacteriology;

    Abstract : Francisella tularensis, the causative agent of tularemia, is a potent human and animal pathogen. Its principal survival mechanism is rapid intracellular multiplication. READ MORE

  5. 5. Staphylococcus aureus : aspects of pathogenesis and molecular epidemiology

    Author : Lisa Stark; Per-Eric Lindgren; Sture Löfgren; Erik Kihlström; Jan Strindhall; Andreas Matussek; Johanna Ericson Sollid; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : Staphylococcus aureus is a human commensal colonizing about 30 per cent of the population. Besides, it is a frequent cause of infections such as skin, wound and deep tissue infections and also more life-threatening conditions such as pneumonia, endocarditis and septicaemia. S. aureus may also cause different toxicoses. READ MORE