Search for dissertations about: "thesis on bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy.

  1. 1. Pregnancy Outcome and Mortality Patterns among Women in Cape Verde

    Author : Hans Wessel; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; risk screening; birth weight; preterm birth; perinatal mortality; maternal mortality; STDs; female mortality; verbal autopsy;

    Abstract : Objective: To evaluate pregnancy outcome, risk factors for pregnancy complications, genital infections among pregnant women, health seeking behavior and causes of deaths among women of reproductive age in a low income country. Methods: Risk factors and pregnancy outcomes were studied prospectively in a cohort comprising 8% of all pregnant women registered for antenatal care (ANC) in the county of Praia, Cape Verde. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vaginal commensal bacteria. Interactions with cervix epithelial and monocytic cells and influence on cytokines and secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor, SLPI

    Author : Louise Strömbeck; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Prevotella bivia; bacterial vaginosis BV ; invasion; Lactobacillus; secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor SLPI ; cytokines; THP-1; HeLa cells;

    Abstract : Vaginal commensal bacteria Interactions with cervix epithelial and monocytic cells and influence on cytokines and secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor, SLPI Louise Strömbeck Department of Infectious Medicine, Gothenburg University Abstract Lactobacillus is the predominant species of the vaginal microbiota in women of childbearing age. Lactobacilli are thought to contribute to the local immune defence by producing a variety of antimicrobial substances and, thereby, attenuate growth of other opportunistic bacteria. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies on female genital tract infections and the role of nitric oxide in diagnosis

    Author : Angelos Sioutas; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Female genital tract infections are among the most common conditions causing individuals to seek medical care, and are associated with a high gynaecologic and reproductive morbidity. Thus, prompt and precise diagnosis of genital tract infections is essential to institute effective therapy and prevent sequelae. READ MORE