Blandine Wurtz

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The present study examined several basic attributes of first-line defence mechanisms in the skin as potential factors that may explain the susceptibility of broiler chickens to cellulitis. The variables including structural characteristics of the skin, physicochemical properties and cellular responses to the challenge with pathogens were compared between(More)
"Brazil is the world champion of caesareans." This prowess points out a serious public health problem. While the increase in the percentage of caesareans among all deliveries is an international phenomenon, it is highest by far in Brazil, where caesareans account for nearly 40% of births, that is, three times the maximum recommended by WHO. This abusive(More)
Sir, We read with great interest the paper BIdentification of appropriate and potentially avoidable emergency department referrals in a tertiary cancer care center^ by Duflos et al. [1]. In their study, the medical records of 423 cancer patients referred in August 2015 to the Emergency Department (ED) of a comprehensive cancer centre (CCC) were assessed by(More)
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