Kajsa Gustavsson

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The prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Swedish pigs was investigated by analysis of 807 meat juice samples collected in 1999 from 10 abattoirs in different parts of the country. When analysed using ELISA, 42 (5.2%) of the samples were found to be positive. The seroprevalence was 3.3% in fattening pigs (n = 695) and 17.3% (n = 110) in adult swine.(More)
The aim of this study was to compare three methods for closure of a diverting ileostoma according to development of postoperative small-bowel obstruction (SBO) and anastomotic leakage (AL). Complications arising within 30 days after closure of a defunctioning loop ileostomy in 351 patients during the period 1999–2006 were studied retrospectively by(More)
This is a prospective study of the incidence of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) in children 0-14 years of age, including all newly diagnosed cases in the whole of Sweden from July 1, 1977 until June 30, 1980. All 45 Swedish departments of paediatrics participated. During the three-year-period studied, 1108 Swedish children, 0-14 years of age had(More)
The markedly decreased level of the messenger RNA of decorin, an abundant dermatan/chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan was found in the skin fibroblast culture of a lethally sick Marfan infant. Also, the amount of decorin polypeptide in the culture medium of the fibroblasts of this infant was markedly decreased. When the effect of interleukin-1 beta on the(More)
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