Search for dissertations about: "Katarina Wallménius"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Katarina Wallménius.

  1. 1. Studies of Spotted Fever Rickettsia - Distribution, Detection, Diagnosis and Clinical Context : With a Focus on Vectors and Patients in Sweden

    Author : Katarina Wallménius; Kenneth Nilsson; Thomas Jaenson; Björn Olsen; Fredrik Elgh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; tick-borne infections; co-infections; ticks; Ixodes ricinus; zoonosis; Rickettsia helvetica; migrating birds; Bell’s pares; erythema migrans; Rickettsia aeschlimannii; sudden deafness; facial nerve paralysis; Hyalomma marginatum; Rickettsia africae; western blot; PCR; serology; Clinical Bacteriology; Klinisk bakteriologi;

    Abstract : The spotted fever rickettsia, Rickettsia helvetica, is an endemic tick-borne bacteria in Sweden. It causes infections in humans, manifested as aneruptive fever, headache, arthralgia and myalgia, and sometimes an inoculation eschar or a rash. There have also been two known cases of human infections with R. felis in Sweden. READ MORE