Search for dissertations about: "necrotising fasciitis"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words necrotising fasciitis.

  1. 1. Severe Streptococcus pyogenes disease in Europe; epidemiology and clinical manifestations

    University dissertation from Divison of Medical Microbiology

    Author : Bogdan Luca; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Streptococcus pyogenes; streptococcal toxic shock syndrome; necrotising fasciitis; emm-type; invasive GAS disease; superantigen;

    Abstract : Streptococcus pyogenes, gives rise from mild skin infections and pharyngitis, to life threatening infections like bacteraemia, cellulitis, puerperal sepsis, meningitis, pneumonia, necrotizing fasciitis (NF), and streptococcal toxic-like shock syndrome (STSS), or nonsuppurative sequelae, rheumatic fever and glomerulonephritis. In 2002, the first multinational network for invasive GAS disease surveillance was initiated by the EU-funded Strep-EURO project. READ MORE

  2. 2. Protein FOG at the interface between G streptococci and human host defence lines

    University dissertation from Clinical and Experimental Infection Medicine (BMC), Lund University

    Author : Helena Linge; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; M protein; adhesion; streptococcal;

    Abstract : Group G streptococci (GGS) may be of four different species and may infect humans and also animals. S. dysgalactiae equisimilis most commonly cause human GGS infections. These bacteria are part of the normal flora, but can cause pharyngitis, erysipelas and impetigo. READ MORE

  3. 3. Streptococcus pyogenes infections and toxic shock syndrome : Molecular epidemiology and immunotherapy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine at Huddinge University Hospital

    Author : Jessica Darenberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Strepto coccus pyogenes , also known as group A streptococcus (GAS), is an important human pathogen causing a wide variety of diseases. One of the most severe diseases is streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS), which is associated with high mortality rates. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may also be caused by Staphylococcus aureus. READ MORE