Publications

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Malaria PCR detection in Cambodian low-transmission settings: dried blood spots versus venous blood samples.

Abstract

In the context of malaria elimination, novel strategies for detecting very low malaria parasite densities in asymptomatic individuals are needed.

Authors: Canier L Khim N Kim S Eam R Khean C Loch K Ken M Pannus P Bosman P Stassijns J Nackers F Alipon S Char MC Chea N Etienne W De Smet M Kindermans JM Ménard D
Journal Reference: The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 2015 Mar ; 92(3); 573-7. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0614. Epub 2015 01 05
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Evaluation of the benefits and risks of introducing Ebola community care centers, Sierra Leone.

Abstract

In some parts of western Africa, Ebola treatment centers (ETCs) have reached capacity. Unless capacity is rapidly scaled up, the chance to avoid a generalized Ebola epidemic will soon diminish.

Authors: Kucharski AJ Camacho A Checchi F Waldman R Grais RF Cabrol JC Briand S Baguelin M Flasche S Funk S Edmunds WJ
Journal Reference: Emerging infectious diseases 2015 Mar ; 21(3); 393-9. doi: 10.3201/eid2103.141892. Epub 2015 10 09
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Evolutionary history and global spread of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing lineage.

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains of the Beijing lineage are globally distributed and are associated with the massive spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis in Eurasia.

Authors: Merker M Blin C Mona S Duforet-Frebourg N Lecher S Willery E Blum MG Rüsch-Gerdes S Mokrousov I Aleksic E Allix-Béguec C Antierens A Augustynowicz-Kopeć E Ballif M Barletta F Beck HP Barry CE Bonnet M Borroni E Campos-Herrero I Cirillo D Cox H Crowe S Crudu V Diel R Drobniewski F Fauville-Dufaux M Gagneux S Ghebremichael S Hanekom M Hoffner S Jiao WW Kalon S Kohl TA Kontsevaya I Lillebæk T Maeda S Nikolayevskyy V Rasmussen M Rastogi N Samper S Sanchez-Padilla E Savic B Shamputa IC Shen A Sng LH Stakenas P Toit K Varaine F Vukovic D Wahl C Warren R Supply P Niemann S Wirth T
Journal Reference: Nature genetics 2015 Mar ; 47(3); 242-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.3195. Epub 2015 01 19
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Geographic distribution and mortality risk factors during the cholera outbreak in a rural region of Haiti, 2010-2011.

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BACKGROUND: In 2010 and 2011, Haiti was heavily affected by a large cholera outbreak that spread throughout the country.

Authors: Page AL Ciglenecki I Jasmin ER Desvignes L Grandesso F Polonsky J Nicholas S Alberti KP Porten K Luquero FJ
Journal Reference: PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2015 Mar ; 9(3); e0003605. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003605. Epub 2015 03 26
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Temporal Changes in Ebola Transmission in Sierra Leone and Implications for Control Requirements: a Real-time Modelling Study.

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BACKGROUND: Between August and November 2014, the incidence of Ebola virus disease (EVD) rose dramatically in several districts of Sierra Leone.

Authors: Camacho A Kucharski A Aki-Sawyerr Y White MA Flasche S Baguelin M Pollington T Carney JR Glover R Smout E Tiffany A Edmunds WJ Funk S
Journal Reference: PLoS currents 2015 Feb 10; 7(); Array. doi: 10.1371/currents.outbreaks.406ae55e83ec0b5193e30856b9235ed2. Epub 2015 02 10
ebola
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Impact of variability in adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy on the immunovirological response and mortality.

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BACKGROUND: Several previous studies have shown relationships between adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) and the viral load, the CD4 cell count, or mortality.

Authors: Boussari O Subtil F Genolini C Bastard M Iwaz J Fonton N Etard JF Ecochard R
Journal Reference: BMC medical research methodology 2015 Feb 05; 15(); 10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-15-10. Epub 2015 02 05
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Nevirapine or efavirenz for tuberculosis and HIV coinfected patients: exposure and virological failure relationship.

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OBJECTIVES: We describe nevirapine and efavirenz exposure on and off tuberculosis treatment and consequences for virological efficacy and tolerance in patients included in the ANRS 12146/12214-CARINEMO trial.

Authors: Bhatt NB Baudin E Meggi B da Silva C Barrail-Tran A Furlan V Grinsztejn B Bonnet M Taburet AM
Journal Reference: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 2015 Jan ; 70(1); 225-32. doi: 10.1093/jac/dku348. Epub 2014 09 18
TB/HIV coinfection drug–drug interactions efavirenz nevirapine