Search for dissertations about: "parasites"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 swedish dissertations containing the word parasites.

  1. 1. Haemoprotozoan Parasites of Non-Human Primates in Kenya Studies on Prevalence and Characterization of Haemoprotozoan Parasites of Wild-Caught Baboons, African Green Monkeys and Syke's Monkeys

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maamun Jeneby; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; haemoprotozoan parasites; nonhuman primates; Kenya; MEDICINE Microbiology; immunology; infectious diseases; MEDICIN Mikrobiologi; immunologi; infektionssjukdomar; Försöksdjursvetenskap - Jämförande medicin; Comparative Medicine;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on cross-sectional surveys aimed at detecting and characterizing haemoprotozoan parasites infecting wild free-ranging non human primates (NHPs) in Kenya, East Africa. Blood samples from olive baboons (Papio cynocephalus anubis), vervet monkeys or African green monkeys (AGMs, Chlorocebus aethiops) and Syke's monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis) from five provinces of Kenya were analyzed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nitrogen, parasites and plants key interactions in boreal forest ecosystems

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Joachim Strengbom; Umeå universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Critical loads; Deschampsia flexuosa; amino acids; mycorrhizal fungi; natural enemies; N deposition; N limitation; vegetational composition; Valdensia heterodoxa; Vaccinium myrtillus;

    Abstract : In the work described in this thesis I studied how increases in nitrogen (N) inputs may affect plant community structure in boreal forest understorey vegetation. These phenomena were investigated in N fertilization experiments and along a national N deposition gradient. READ MORE

  3. 3. Causes and consequences of blood parasite infections in birds

    University dissertation from Martin Stjernman, Ecology building, S-223 62, Lund, Sweden

    Author : Martin Stjernman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Animal physiology; Djurfysiologi; Parasitologi människa och djur ; Parasitology human and animal ; maternal transfer; stabilising selection; parasite resistance; parasites; trade-off; cost of reproduction; Ficedula hypoleuca; pied flycatcher; Haemoproteus; blue tit; Parus caeruleus;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Blodparasiter och blåmesar - en studie i rött och blått Alla har någon gång varit utsatta för parasiter. Man kan nog till och med vara säker på, att just i den stund du läser detta, finn's det någonstan's någon form av parasit som försöker attackera dig. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Threat to the Baltic Salmon - a Combination of Persistent Pollutants, Parasite and Oxidative Stress

    University dissertation from Chemical Ecology and Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology, Lund University

    Author : Maria Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Salmo salar; Atlantic salmon; polychlorinated biphenyls; Animal ecology; akvatisk ekologi; limnologi; Marinbiologi; limnology; aquatic ecology; marine biology; Hydrobiology; Ekologi; Ecology; lake Vänern; lake Vättern; Baltic Sea; Eubothrium crassum; aryl hydrocarbon receptor; AHR; consumption advice; stable isotopes; astaxanthin; EROD; M74; antioxidants; biomagnification; cestodes; parasites; DDT; Djurekologi; Environmental chemistry; Miljökemi; PCB;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Organiska miljögifter finns idag i hela världen och har spridits dels genom lokala utsläpp och dels genom atmosfärisk transport. Trots att flera miljögifter (som insektsmedlet DDT och industrikemikalien PCB) har varit förbjudna sedan början av 1970-talet ser vi fortfarande höga halter av miljögifter i vår natur. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing environmental and contaminant stressors in a benthic amphipod

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Applied Environmental Science (ITM), Stockholm University

    Author : Therese Jacobson; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Multiple stressors; Reproduction; Temperature; Food; Parasites; Fenarimol; PFOS; TBT; Endocrine disruption; Ecdysteroids; Microsporidia; Microcosm; Crustacea; Amhipoda; Monoporeia affinis; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi; tillämpad miljövetenskap; Applied Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Organisms in the aquatic environment encounter numerous stressors throughout their lifespan. Some of them are biotic such as food availability, predators and parasites. Others are abiotic and include shifting salinity and temperature change among others. READ MORE