Search for dissertations about: "diarrheal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the word diarrheal.

  1. 1. Escherichia coli flora and diarrhea in Nicaraguan children

    Author : Daniel Reyes Navarrete; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : A combination of a phenotyping method (PhP typing) for the identification of clonal groups, and a genotyping method (PCR) for the identification of virulent strains of E. coli were used in order to obtain insight into diarrheal disease morbidity and epidemiology of diarrheagenic E. coli strains in children in León, Nicaragua. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identification of Bacteroides fragilis from clinical samples

    Author : Guangming Zhang; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; identification; B. fragilis; enterotoxigenic B. fragilis; monoclonal antibodies; and PCR;

    Abstract : The members of Bacteroides fragilis group are Gram-negative anaerobic, non-spore forming rods that are present in the normal flora of human intestine. B. fragilis group consists of ten species: B. caccae, B. READ MORE

  3. 3. Norovirus Epidemiology : Prevalence, transmission, and determinants of disease susceptibility

    Author : Johan Nordgren; Per-Eric Lindgren; Lennart Svensson; Andreas Matussek; Annalarua Carducci; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Norovirus (NoV) is today recognized as the most important agent of acute human gastroenteritis, causing a high number of diarrheal episodes in both adults and children. Outbreaks in hospitals, nursing homes, day-care centers, and from consumption of contaminated food and drinking water are common. Wastewater can be a source of NoV dissemination, e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regulation of differentiation during the Giardia life cycle : An insight into the molecular control

    Author : Laura Rojas-López; Staffan Svärd; Marco Lalle; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Giardia; cell differentiation; encystation; histone post-translational modifications; host-parasite interaction;

    Abstract : Giardia intestinalis (syn. G. lamblia, G. duodenalis) is an intestinal protozoan parasite that causes diarrheal infections worldwide. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promotion of Exclusive Infant Feeding in South Africa : Community-Based Peer Counselling in high HIV Prevalent Area

    Author : Barni Nor; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Promotion; Exclusive Breastfeeding; Formula Feeding; Peer Counselling; HIV; South Africa; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Despite global efforts, exclusive breastfeeding is rarely practiced in South Africa where infants are at risk of diarrheal infections, malnutrition and HIV transmission. The present study was conceptualized within the context of a multi-country, cluster randomized community-based behavioural intervention known as PROMISE-EBF in South Africa, Burkina Faso, Zambia and Uganda (www. READ MORE