Search for dissertations about: "acute infection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 327 swedish dissertations containing the words acute infection.

  1. 1. Platelet reactivity and comorbidities in acute coronary syndrome

    Author : Fredrik Björklund; Thomas Mooe; David Erlinge; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acute coronary syndrome; myocardial infarction; platelet reactivity; platelet aggregation; Inflammation; infection; diabetes mellitus; chronic kidney disease; acute kidney injury; Cardiology; kardiologi;

    Abstract : Background In the event of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), the risk of death and complications such as stroke and re-infarction is high during the first month. Diabetes, impaired kidney function, elevated markers of systemic inflammation and high level of platelet reactivity have all been associated with worsened prognosis in ACS patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects of infection and leukemia in Rwanda

    Author : Belson Rugwizangoga; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; interferon-λ; respiratory infection; nucleotide polymorphism; acute leukemia; Rwanda; Epstein-Barr virus; malaria;

    Abstract : A first part of this thesis addressed the potential impact of variants of genes encoding interferon-λ4, which is a cytokine that participates in protection against pathogens at epithelial surfaces, for the resolution of upper respiratory tract infections in Rwandan children. In a study of 480 subjects (≤5 years old), where follow-up samples were available from 161 subjects, it was observed that IFNL4 genotypes were associated with clearance of RNA viruses from upper airways. READ MORE

  3. 3. CD64 (FcγRI) Expression on Neutrophil Granulocytes : A Diagnostic Marker of Acute Bacterial Infections

    Author : Gustav Fjaertoft; Tony Foucard; Per Venge; Stelllan Håkansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pediatrics; CD64; FcγRI; Neutrophil; Infection; Newborn; Neonate; Pediatrik; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Background. Newborn infants, especially preterm infants, have an increased susceptibility to serious and overwhelming bacterial as well as fungal infections. Symptoms of septicaemia in especially the very preterm neonates are vague and unspecific. READ MORE

  4. 4. Acute confusional state (delirium) : clinical studies in hip-fracture and stroke patients

    Author : Yngve Gustafson; Gösta Bucht; Bengt Winblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Acute confusional state; delirium; elderly; stroke; femoral neck fractures; acetylcholine; cortisol;

    Abstract : Acute confusional state (ACS) or delirium according to DSM-III-R holds a central position in the medicine of old age. ACS is a common and sometimes the only symptom of diseases and medical complications in the elderly patient. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental acute otitis media : aspects on treatment, protection and structural changes

    Author : Eva Westman; Ann Hermansson; Sten Hellström; Åsa Melhus; Bengt Carlsöö; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otorhinolaryngology; acute otitis media; penicillins; rat; treatment; protection; beta-lactamase; Moraxella catarrhalis; Haemophilus influenzae; Otorhinolaryngologi; Otorhinolaryngology; Otorhinolaryngologi; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Acute otitis media (AOM) is a common disease in childhood and is one of the most common causes for outpatient antibiotic treatment. The major aetiological agents of AOM have varied over the decades. Now the three most common pathogens are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis. READ MORE