Search for dissertations about: "dengue thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words dengue thesis.

  1. 1. Imported infections’ importance : global change driving Dengue dynamics

    Author : Mikkel B. Quam; Joacim Rocklöv; Annelies Wilder-Smith; Eduardo Massad; Dave D. Chadee; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dengue; Zika; Vector-borne Disease; Aedes; Global Change; Climate Change; Viral Evolution; Phylogenetics; Travel; Interconnectivity; Disease Modeling; Madeira; Italy; Japan; Europe;

    Abstract : Background Dengue is a significant problem of international health concern. According to the World Health Organization in 2012, globally, dengue is “the most important mosquito borne viral disease” with incidence 30 higher than it had been 50 years ago. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate and dengue fever : early warning based on temperature and rainfall

    Author : Yien Ling Hii; Nawi Ng; Joacim Rocklöv; Rainer Sauerborn; Sven Britton; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dengue fever; temperature; rainfall; forecasting model; early warning; epidemic; dengue risk index; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Dengue is a viral infectious disease that is transmitted by mosquitoes. The disease causes a significant health burden in tropical countries, and has been a public health burden in Singapore for several decades. Severe complications such as hemorrhage can develop and lead to fatal outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Change, Dengue and Aedes Mosquitoes : Past Trends and Future Scenarios

    Author : Jing Liu-Helmersson; Joacim Rocklöv; Åke Brännström; Eduardo Massad; Richard Paul; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dengue; mathematical modelling; vectorial capacity; DTR; Aedes aegypti; Aedes albopictus; climate change; Europe; vector invasion; abundance; dengue; matematisk modellering; vektorkapacitet; DTR; Aedes aegypti; Aedes albopictus; klimatförändring; Europa; vektor invasion; epidemiologi; Epidemiology;

    Abstract : Background Climate change, global travel and trade have facilitated the spread of Aedes mosquitoes and have consequently enabled the diseases they transmit (dengue fever, Chikungunya, Zika and yellow fever) to emerge and re-emerge in uninfected areas. Large dengue outbreaks occurred in Athens in 1927 and in Portuguese island, Madeira in 2012, but there are almost no recent reports of Aedes aegypti, the principal vector, in Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dengue Prevention and Control in Indonesia : a case study in Yogyakarta City

    Author : Sulistyawati Sulistyawati; Åsa Holmner; Maria Nilsson; Lutfan Lazuardi; Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; dengue; control and prevention; community empowerment; diagnostic and case reporting;

    Abstract : Background: Integrated efforts that involve many public health sectors are required to combatdengue in any setting. Hospitals are responsible for providing accurate diagnosis and reportingconfirmed dengue cases to the health authorities, which serves as an alarm for increasingpreventive measures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Characterization of dengue virus isolates from patients experiencing dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, and dengue shock syndrome

    Author : Anne Tuiskunen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The four serotypes of dengue virus (DENV) belong to the genus flavivirus, and have a positive sense, single-stranded RNA genome of ~11 kb. The DENVs cause the most common arthropod-borne viral disease in man with ~100 million infections per year. The sole measure of control is limiting the mosquito vectors Aedes aegypti and Ae. READ MORE