Search for dissertations about: "thesis on vaginal infection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on vaginal infection.

  1. 1. Host epithelium integrity in the female reproductive tract during Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University

    Author : Linda Weyler; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Female reproductive tract; Neisseria gonorrhoeae; VK2 E6E7 cells; DNA damage; cell cycle; mitosis; restriction endonucleases; infection models; molekylär biovetenskap; Molecular Bioscience;

    Abstract : Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections are asymptomatic in approximately fifty percent of the affected women. Left untreated, this can develop into a long-term inflammatory state with detrimental secondary complications such as ectopic pregnancy and sterility. Furthermore, studies have shown that N. READ MORE

  2. 2. Role of Genital Infections on pregnancy outcome with emphasis on syphilis

    University dissertation from Department of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, Lund University

    Author : Elena Maria Pereira Folgosa; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; chorioamnionitis; syphilis; Mozambique; stillbirth; Microbiology; bacteriology; virology; mycology; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : OBJECTIVES: To elucidate the role of genital infections in last trimester pre-labour foetal death and the role and aetiology of chorioamnionitis in stillbirth in Maputo, Mozambique. To determine the role of current syphilis as a risk factor for foetal death in Maputo and the prevalence and risk factors for syphilis and HIV infection in displaced pregnant women in rural Zambezia province. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lactobacillus based treatment of vaginal infections

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Laboratory Medicine

    Author : Sonal Pendharkar; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The vaginal microbiota (VMB) is a complex and delicate balance between different bacterial species and is normally dominated by Lactobacillus species. Under the effect of hormonal changes, behavioral or sexual activity VMB could lose this balance resulting in diseases. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tissue tumor marker expression in normal cervical tissue and in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, for women who are at high risk of human papilloma virus infection, are smokers, contraceptive users or in fertile age

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Raghad Samir; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tumor markers; cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; smoking; contraceptive use; sex steroid hormones; HPV infection; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : The aim of this research was to study the correlation between tissue tumor marker expression and HR-HPV infection, smoking, hormonal contraceptive use and sex steroids in women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or normal epithelium. The study investigated the expression of 11 tumor markers in cervical biopsies obtained from 228 women with different diagnoses ranging from normal cervical epithelium to various stages of CIN. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Louise Strömbeck; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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