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


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Title: Prevalance and prevention of sexually transmitted viral infections in the Bolivian Amazonas
Authors: PATZI CHURQUI, MARIANELA
E-mail: marianela.patzi.churqui@rheuma.gu.se
adriela2488@gmail.com
Issue Date: 5-Mar-2020
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research
Parts of work: I. Marianela Patzi-Churqui, Katty Terrazas-Aranda, Jan-Åke Liljeqvist, Magnus Lindh, Kristina Eriksson. Prevalence of viral sexually transmitted infections and HPV high-risk genotypes in women in rural communities in the Department of La Paz, Bolivia. Manuscript in-press. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2020.
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II. Marianela Patzi-Churqui, Liza Lind, Karolina Thörn, Alexandra Svensson, Otto Savolainen, Katty Terrazas-Aranda, Kristina Eriksson. Extracts of Equisetum giganteum L and Copaifera reticulata Ducke show strong antiviral activity against the sexually transmitted pathogen herpes simplex virus type 2. J Ethnopharmacology.
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III. Marianela Patzi-Churqui, Alexandra Svensson, Karolina Thörn, Otto Savolainen, Katty Terrazas-Aranda, Kristina Eriksson. Antiviral and immunomodulatory potentials of medical plants Tipuana cf tipu (Benth) Kuntze, Erythroxylum coca Lam and Mangifera indica L. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2020-03-26
Disputation: Torsdag den 26 mars 2020, klockan 09.00, Mikrobiologens föreläsningssal, våning 3, Guldhedsgatan 10A, Göteborg
https://sahlgrenska.gu.se/forskning/aktuellt/evenemang/?eventId=70137048853
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Sexually transmitted infections
indigenous women
Bolivian Amazonas
medical plants
microbicides
cytokines
HSV-2
HPV
HBV
Abstract: 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. In La Paz, Bolivia, I work at the Universidad Mayor ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-824-5 (PRINT)
978-91-7833-825-2 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/63240
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