Pernilla Petersson Rahm

Pernilla Petersson Rahm
Karolinska Institutet | KI · Department of Medicine, Solna

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Skin biopsies from local sites of herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2)-induced ulcers can show infiltrates of inflammatory cells several months after macroscopic healing. We hypothesise that foreskin tissue samples of asymptomatic HSV-2 seropositive men had remaining signs of inflammation at the molecular level. Even in the absence of clinical lesions, g...
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Currently, whether hormonal contraceptives affect male to female human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission is debated. In this study, we investigated whether the use of progesterone-based intrauterine devices (pIUD) is associated with a thinning effect on the ectocervical squamous epithelium, down-regulation of epithelial junction proteins, a...
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Both the upper (endocervix and uterus) and lower (ectocervix and vagina) female genital tract mucosa are considered to be target sites for sexual transmission of HIV. There are a few reports on the T cell and antigen-presenting cell distribution in human endometrial tissue however, there is little known about the expression of the HIV co-receptor C...
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The immunogenicity and protective efficacy in mice of intranasally (i.n.) administrated influenza subunit antigens together with lipid-based adjuvants (Eurocine) were compared to those of subcutaneous (s.c.) immunisation. Influenza hemagglutination inhibition (HAI) and ELISA IgG titers were similar in the group's vaccinated s.c. and after i.n. vacc...

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