Search for dissertations about: "ticks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 swedish dissertations containing the word ticks.

  1. 1. Ticks and Tick-borne Encephalitis Virus From Nature to Infection

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Naveed Asghar; Magnus Johansson; Patrik Dinnétz; Travis Taylor; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Co-occurrence; Environmental factors; Flavivirus; Ixodes ricinus; Natural foci; Non-coding region; Poly A tract; Quasispecies; Questing ticks; Scandinavia; Tick-borne encephalitis virus; Vegetation.; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : Vector-borne diseases are an increasing global threat to humans due to climate changes, elevating the risk of infections transmitted by mosquitos, ticks, and other arthropod vectors. Ixodes ricinus, a common tick in Europe, transmits dangerous tick-borne pathogens to humans. READ MORE

  2. 2. Epidemiological aspects of tick borne diseases with focus on risk and prevention

    University dissertation from Louise Stjernberg, School of Helath Science, Blekinge Institute of Technology, 371 79 Karlskrona

    Author : Louise Stjernberg; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiologi; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; Public health; lyme borreliosis; prevention; risk; ticks; tick borne diseases;

    Abstract : The incidence and variety of diseases associated with ticks have increased world-wide and ticks are currently considered to be second only to mosquitoes as vectors of human infectious diseases in the world. In the northern hemisphere, Ixodes ricinus, the most common tick, transmits diseases caused by several infectious pathogens, including different types of bacteria, virus and protozoa. READ MORE

  3. 3. Epidemiological aspects of tick borne diseases with focus on risk and prevention

    University dissertation from Malmö : Univ.-sjukhuset MAS

    Author : Louise Stjernberg; Pia Forsberg; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiologi; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; Public health; lyme borreliosis; prevention; risk; ticks; tick borne diseases;

    Abstract : The incidence and variety of diseases associated with ticks have increased world-wide and ticks are currently considered to be second only to mosquitoes as vectors of human infectious diseases in the world. In the northern hemisphere, Ixodes ricinus, the most common tick, transmits diseases caused by several infectious pathogens, including different types of bacteria, virus and protozoa. READ MORE

  4. 4. Epidemiological aspects of tick borne diseases with focus on risk and prevention

    University dissertation from Lund : Faculty of medicine, Lund University

    Author : Louise Stjernberg; ; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ticks; tick borne diseases; prevention; risk; Lyme borreliosis; epidemiology;

    Abstract : The incidence and variety of diseases associated with ticks have increased world-wide and ticks are currently considered to be second only to mosquitoes as vectors of human infectious diseases in the world. In the northern hemisphere, Ixodes ricinus, the most common tick, transmits diseases caused by several infectious pathogens, including different types of bacteria, virus and protozoa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies of Spotted Fever Rickettsia - Distribution, Detection, Diagnosis and Clinical Context With a Focus on Vectors and Patients in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Katarina Wallménius; Kenneth Nilsson; Thomas Jaenson; Björn Olsen; Fredrik Elgh; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tick-borne infections; co-infections; ticks; Ixodes ricinus; zoonosis; Rickettsia helvetica; migrating birds; Bell’s pares; erythema migrans; Rickettsia aeschlimannii; sudden deafness; facial nerve paralysis; Hyalomma marginatum; Rickettsia africae; western blot; PCR; serology; Clinical Bacteriology; Klinisk bakteriologi;

    Abstract : The spotted fever rickettsia, Rickettsia helvetica,is an endemic tick-borne bacteria in Sweden. It causes infections in humans, manifested as aneruptive fever, headache, arthralgia and myalgia, and sometimes an inoculation eschar or a rash. There have also been two known cases of human infections with R. felis in Sweden. READ MORE