Annie Landier

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Protective antigen (PA) is central to the action of the lethal and edema toxins produced by Bacillus anthracis. It is the common cell-binding component, mediating the translocation of the enzymatic moieties (lethal factor [LF] and edema factor) into the cytoplasm of the host cell. Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) against PA, able to neutralize the activities of(More)
AIM To determine the factors associated with the metastatic involvement of sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy in patients with early breast cancer. STUDY DESIGN This was a retrospective study of patients with T1 invasive breast cancer who underwent SLN biopsy at Claudius Regaud Institute between January 2001 and September 2008. RESULTS 1416 patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis is one of the most important neglected tropical bacterial diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean. However, very little is known about the circulating etiological agents of leptospirosis in this region. In this study, we describe the serological and molecular features of leptospires isolated from 104 leptospirosis patients in(More)
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