Search for dissertations about: "Human papillomavirus HPV"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 swedish dissertations containing the words Human papillomavirus HPV.

  1. 1. Human papillomavirus tropism : determinants of viral tissue specificity

    Author : Nitesh Mistry; Magnus Evander; Ola Forslund; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; papillomavirus; receptor; heparan sulfate; pI; lactoferrin; lactoferricin; transcription; long control region; tropism; Virology; Virologi;

    Abstract : Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women worldwide and human papillomavirus (HPV) is a prerequisit for the development of this cancer. HPV belongs to the Papillomaviridae family and infects the basal layer of epithelial cells where it generally progresses into warts or condylomas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oral leukoplakia, human papillomavirus and cancer transformation : Factors related to human papillomavirus infection and cell proliferation

    Author : Jonas Sundberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; potentially malignant oral disorders; HPV; recurrence;

    Abstract : Oral leukoplakia (OL) is clinically diagnosed as a white oral lesion that cannot be scraped of or diagnosed as any other type of oral lesion. OL has the potential to transform into oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). The gold standard treatment is a combination of surgical excision if possible, and surveillance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Detection of human papillomavirus : a study of normal cells, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and cancer of the uterine cervix

    Author : Magnus Evander; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HPV; PCR; General primers; Genital cancer;

    Abstract : Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections of the genital tract are now recognized to be among the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases and also a contributing factor to some cancers of the lower genital tract of women and men. Presence of HPV in a clinical specimen is confined to detection of the HPV genome by DNA hybridization techniques. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human papillomavirus and cellular biomarkers in cervical cancer

    Author : Malin Kaliff; Gabriella Lillsunde-Larsson; Mats G. Karlsson; Tina Dalianis; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cervical cancer; HPV; screening; triage; prognosis; genotype distribution; multiple HPV; HPV-negative; viral load; methylation;

    Abstract : Cervical cancer (CC) is caused by a persistent infection of certain types of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Even though great progress has been made in strategies for prevention, and treatment of CC, there is still a need for improved methods in screening and management of women diagnosed with CC. READ MORE

  5. 5. Targeting the human papillomavirus for prevention of cervical cancer

    Author : Pontus Naucler; Malmö Klinisk mikrobiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; bakteriologi; virologi; Mikrobiologi; mycology; virology; bacteriology; prevention; Microbiology; CIN; vaccine; cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; screening; cervical cancer; Human Papillomavirus; HPV; mykologi; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Different types of human papillomavirus (HPV) vary in the extent they cause precursor lesions (CIN) and cancer. There are limited long-term efficacy data on HPV testing in primary screening Among 72 cervical cancers in Mozambique, HPV 16 and 18 were the most frequent HPV types (69% of cases). READ MORE