Publications

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[An outbreak of Heliotrope food poisoning, Tadjikistan, November 1992-March 1993].

Abstract

The seeds and roots of Heliotropium lasocarpium, contain a pyrrolizidine alkaloid which causes toxic liver injury and veno-occlusive disease (VOD), characterised by an occlusive lesion of the centrolobular veins of the liver, when consumed by humans.

Auteurs: Chauvin P Dillon JC Moren A
Référence de l'article: Sante (Montrouge, France) ; 4(4); 263-8. doi: . Epub 1994 11 21
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Recent news on trichinellosis: another outbreak due to horsemeat consumption in France in 1993.

Abstract

A new outbreak of trichinellosis occurred in France in December 1993 and involved around 550 patients. The authors report here how recent knowledge on Trichinella have been helpful to investigate this outbreak.

Auteurs: Dupouy-Camet J Soulé C Ancelle T
Référence de l'article: Parasite (Paris, France) 1994 Jun ; 1(2); 99-103. doi: 10.1051/parasite/1994012099. Epub 1997 07 29
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Auteurs: Sasse A Malfait P Padrón T Erikashvili M Freixa E Moren A
Référence de l'article: Lancet (London, England) 1994 May 28; 343(8909); 1358-9. doi: . Epub 1994 06 16
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Permethrin-impregnated bed nets for the prevention of malaria in schoolchildren on the Thai-Burmese border.

Abstract

A double-blind controlled trial was undertaken from August 1990 to February 1991 among Karen children on the Thai-Burmese border to evaluate the effects on malaria incidence and prevalence of permethrin-treated bed nets.

Auteurs: Luxemburger C Perea WA Delmas G Pruja C Pecoul B Moren A
Référence de l'article: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ; 88(2); 155-9. doi: . Epub 1994 08 15
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[Vaccinal efficacy: measures and methodological constraints].

Abstract

The safety and immunogenicity of vaccines are demonstrated before they are made available to doctors and the public. However, the protective activity against the disease for which a vaccine was designed can only be accurately measured in field trials.

Auteurs: Moren A Drucker J Lévy-Bruhl D
Référence de l'article: Sante (Montrouge, France) ; 4(3); 221-5. doi: . Epub 1994 11 18
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[Epidemiological and control aspects of meningococcal meningitis epidemics in Africa].

Abstract

Meningococcal meningitis epidemics are a major health problem in sub-saharan Africa where they account for thousands of deaths and cause morbidity in hundreds of thousands of people. Meningitis is caused by Neisseria meningitidis.

Auteurs: Spiegel A Moren A Varaine F Baudon D Rey M
Référence de l'article: Sante (Montrouge, France) ; 4(3); 231-6. doi: . Epub 1994 11 18