Sökning: "hsv-2"

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  1. 1. Immune regulation of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection: Special emphasis on the transcription factor T-bet

    Författare :Alexandra Svensson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HSV-2; T-bet; Substance P; Neurokinin 1; IFN-alfa beta signaling; Polymorphisms;

    Sammanfattning : Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is a sexually transmitted pathogen that infects the genital tract mucosa as well as local sensory neurons. It is the most common cause of genital ulcer disease in humans. The infection gives rise to a wide range of symptoms, ranging from severe and painful recurrent episodes of genital herpes to silent infection. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Prevalance and prevention of sexually transmitted viral infections in the Bolivian Amazonas

    Författare :Marianela Patzi Churqui; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sexually transmitted infections; indigenous women; Bolivian Amazonas; medical plants; microbicides; cytokines; HSV-2; HPV; HBV;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the prevalence of sexually transmitted viral infections in women living in the Amazonas region of Bolivia and explores whether Bolivian medical plants can affect the immune system and prevent or treat infections with Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and inflammation. My PhD project was financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), and I did my work alternately in Bolivia and in Sweden. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Studies on genital ulcer disease in Tanzania. Aetiology with special reference to Haemophilus ducreyi, association with human immunodeficiecy virus infection, and human papilloma virus

    Författare :Judica Mbwana; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :GUD; H. ducreyi; HSV-2; HIV-1; HdCDT; ELISA; RAPD; PCR; HPV;

    Sammanfattning : Genital ulcer diseases (GUD) caused by Haemophilus ducreyi, Treponema pallidum and herpessimplex type 2 (HSV-2) are an important health problem in many developing countries. Ulcerativesexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been associated with increased acquisition andtransmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). LÄS MER

  4. 4. Evolution of human alpha-herpesviruses

    Författare :Peter Norberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HSV-1; HSV-2; VZV; evolution; recombination; phylogenetic analysis;

    Sammanfattning : Herpesviridae is a large virus family with more than 100 members, which are highly disseminated among animals. Three sub-families have been classified; alpha-herpesviruses, beta-herpesviruses and gamma-herpesviruses. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Sexually transmitted diseases and sexual behaviour among young Swedish women : a population-based study

    Författare :Monica Jonsson; Roger Karlsson; Viveca Odlind; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; population-based; women; symptoms; C.trachomatis; HPV; HSV-2; Chlamydia antibodies; wet smear; STD; sexual behaviour; risk behaviour;

    Sammanfattning : Most epidemiologic studies of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are based on patients seeking help or advice at various health care settings. Because many STD:s are subclinical, epidemiologic surveys can be strengthened by a population-based approach. LÄS MER