Publications

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[The urinary metabolites of niacin during the course of pellagra].

Abstract

The three main metabolites of niacin have been measured in urine of 10 Mozambican women living in refugee camps in Malawi and displaying clinical symptoms of pellagra.

Auteurs: Dillon JC Malfait P Demaux G Foldi-Hopé C
Référence de l'article: Annals of nutrition & metabolism 1992 ; 36(4); 181-5. doi: 10.1159/000177716. Epub 1993 01 25
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Efficacy of a therapeutic feeding centre evaluated during hospitalization and a follow-up period, Tahoua, Niger, 1987-1988.

Abstract

Between 1 February 1987 and 31 May 1988 an evaluation of a nutritional rehabilitation centre in Tahoua, Niger was conducted. Among the 381 children admitted to the centre, 61 (16%) had kwashiorkor and 347 (91.3%) were aged between 6 and 29 months.

Auteurs: Pécoul B Soutif C Hounkpevi M Ducos M
Référence de l'article: Annals of tropical paediatrics 1992 ; 12(1); 47-54. doi: . Epub 1992 07 10
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Malaria surveillance among the displaced Karen population in Thailand April 1984 to February 1989, Mae Sot, Thailand.

Abstract

Right from the arrival of the displaced Karen people in Thailand, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) identified malaria as the top priority problem. A program of patient care based on the coupled laboratory/dispensary was set up in April 1984.

Auteurs: Decludt B Pecoul B Biberson P Lang R Imivithaya S
Référence de l'article: The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health 1991 Dec ; 22(4); 504-8. doi: . Epub 1992 08 06
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Long-acting chloramphenicol versus intravenous ampicillin for treatment of bacterial meningitis.

Abstract

In most developing countries, bacterial meningitis (BM) is associated with a high case-fatality rate. The search for a simple, convenient, and inexpensive antibiotic treatment remains a priority.

Auteurs: Pécoul B Varaine F Keita M Soga G Djibo A Soula G Abdou A Etienne J Rey M
Référence de l'article: Lancet (London, England) 1991 Oct 05; 338(8771); 862-6. doi: . Epub 1991 10 30
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Malaria during pregnancy in an area of unstable endemicity.

Abstract

A prospective study of malaria during pregnancy was conducted between September 1986 and December 1989 in an area of unstable (mesoendemic) malaria transmission on the Thai-Burmese border.

Auteurs: Nosten F ter Kuile F Maelankirri L Decludt B White NJ
Référence de l'article: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ; 85(4); 424-9. doi: . Epub 1992 01 30
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[Risk factors for malnutrition in 0-59-month-old infants in 2 districts of Niger].

Abstract

A nutritional survey by cluster sampling at 2 degrees, carried out in April 1987 within a range of action of 6 health structures in Niger, has permitted the calculation of the weight/height index among children aged from 0 to 59 months and the malnutri

Auteurs: Quelin G Pecoul B Amadou B Baker S
Référence de l'article: Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial ; 51(3); 335-42. doi: . Epub 1991 12 26
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Outbreak of pellagra among Mozambican refugees--Malawi, 1990.

Abstract

Micronutrient deficiency disorders, including pellagra, have emerged as major problems in refugee populations that depend on international relief assistance for food supplies.

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Référence de l'article: MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 1991 Apr 05; 40(13); 209-13. doi: . Epub 1991 04 19