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Sammanfattning : Sweden provides a special setting for epidemiological and demographic studies of tuberculosis (TB) infection over time for principally two reasons; first, the Swedish TB epidemic has undergone a tremendous transition since the end of the 19th century, when TB was highly endemic, to the current situation with practically interrupted indigenous transmission since several decades. Second, an increasing proportion of persons who grew up before TB transmission virtually disappeared in the 1960s are reaching advanced age, and thus creating conditions that predispose to reactivation of latent TB infection (LTBI). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Lyme disease is a tick-transmitted illness caused by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.), a group of spirochetes with at least three human pathogenic species, B. burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Before the era of combination therapy (c-ART) more than 90 % of the patients with HIV-infection died of one or more opportunistic infections (OI). We and others noted early on that CMV was an important pathogen in these patients. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Increasingly intensive antineoplastic regimes have been effective in the treatment for haematological malignancies, but as effective as it is in limiting neoplasm of the malignant cells, bystander damage occurs equally to cells of the immune system and epithelial cells of the mucosa. Infectious complications following chemotherapy reflect this situation. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Herpesviruses have co-speciated with several vertebrate and invertebrate animals throughout the history of evolution. In the immunocompetent human host, primary infection is usually benign, whereafter the virus is brought into life-long latency. LÄS MER