Search for dissertations about: "thesis in hepatitis B vaccine"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in hepatitis B vaccine.

  1. 1. Prevention and treatment of hepatitis B virus infection

    Author : Per Sangfelt; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Hepatitis B virus; vaccination; treatment; interferon-alpha; larnivudine; famciclovir;

    Abstract : Despite 25 years of effective vaccines and availability of treatment options for 15 years, hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections continue to be a major global health problem. In Sweden, selective screening and vaccination programmes are used in defined high-risk groups such as newborns of chronic HBV carrier mothers and health care workers with risk of blood exposure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies on Hepatitis B Vaccination and Factors Associated with the Vaccine Response

    Author : Kristina Cardell; Aril Frydén; Matti Sällberg; Clas Ahlm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Hepatitis B virus causes liver disease and up to 2 billion people have been in contact with the virus world wide. It can cause both acute and chronic disease. The routes for transmission are through blood, mother to infant at time of delivery and sexually. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving immunogenicity of hepatitis B and C viral proteins for vaccine design

    Author : Antony Chen; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The hepatitis B and C virus (HBV, HCV) both presents a global health challenge, with an estimated 350 million individuals chronically infected with HBV and over 200 million infected with HCV. Reported cases of HBV and HCV have declined significantly due to screening of blood products and the availability of HBV vaccination. READ MORE

  4. 4. Functional role of T-cell activation in viral hepatitis

    Author : Jessica Nyström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HBV; HCV; HBcAg; NS3 4A; HBsAg; T-cells;

    Abstract : Hepatitis B and C (HBV, HCV) constitute global health problems and there are approximately 350 million chronically HBV infected people around the world, most of them are found in East and South East Asia and Africa. Worldwide there are 170 million HCV infected individuals with the highest prevalence seen in Egypt. READ MORE

  5. 5. Control of sexually transmitted infections in a high prevalence region : HIV, syphilis and HBV among young adults and preparation for HIV vaccine trials in Mozambique

    Author : Nelson Tembe; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Mozambique is one of the countries with a high burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and syphilis. HIV seroprevalence in adults was estimated to be 11.5% in 2009, syphilis prevalence among women was estimated to be 5.7% in 2010 and an estimated national HBV prevalence of above 8%. READ MORE