Search for dissertations about: "Sexually transmitted infections"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the words Sexually transmitted infections.

  1. 1. Modelling Sexual Interactions : Sexual behaviour and the spread of sexually transmitted infections on dynamic networks

    Author : Disa Hansson; Tom Britton; Fredrik Liljeros; KaYin Leung; Janneke Heijne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Mathematical modelling; Sexually transmitted infections; Egocentric network analysis; Dynamic networks; Sexual behaviour; HIV; Statistical inference; matematisk statistik; Mathematical Statistics;

    Abstract : In this thesis we develop statistical and mathematical models to study different factors of relevance for the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Two special interest groups for STI interventions are considered: sexually active youths and men who have sex with men (MSM). READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevalance and prevention of sexually transmitted viral infections in the Bolivian Amazonas

    Author : Marianela Patzi Churqui; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sexually transmitted infections; indigenous women; Bolivian Amazonas; medical plants; microbicides; cytokines; HSV-2; HPV; HBV;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the prevalence of sexually transmitted viral infections in women living in the Amazonas region of Bolivia and explores whether Bolivian medical plants can affect the immune system and prevent or treat infections with Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and inflammation. My PhD project was financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), and I did my work alternately in Bolivia and in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seroepidemiology of sexually transmitted infections of prostate cancer

    Author : Zoltan Korodi; Malmö Klinisk mikrobiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: There has been substantial progress in epidemiological research on prostate cancer over the last decade. An area of increasing interest is the possible role of sexual activity and history of sexually transmitted infections as a risk factor for prostate cancer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sexually transmitted infections: serological, microbiological and microscopical aspects

    Author : Matilda Berntsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; herpes simplex virus; seroprevalence; Epstein-Barr virus; cytomegalovirus; urethritis; cervicitis; STI;

    Abstract : The prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) is high in the adult populations world-wide but varies between populations and time periods. Since a high proportion of infected individuals are asymptomatic, diagnostic approaches to reduce further transmission and complications are essential. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexually transmitted infections in Uganda : implications for control

    Author : Fred Ntoni Nuwaha; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Uganda; STD HIV; condom use; gender; partner treatment; partner notification; lay people s perceptions;

    Abstract : Background: In Uganda, an AIDS control programme was launched in 1986. This served as an ignition for the control of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). There are indications that HIV/AIDS-control may be progressing well. However, the control of STIs/HIV in Uganda is far from ideal. READ MORE