Elisabeth Delarocque-Astagneau

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BACKGROUND Mucosal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a necessary cause of cervical cancer. Vaccine and non-vaccine genotype prevalences may change after vaccine introduction. Therefore, it appears essential to rank HPV genotypes according to their oncogenic potential for invasive cervical cancer, independently of their respective prevalences. (More)
BACKGROUNDS With 10% of the general population aged 15-59 years chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), Egypt is the country with the highest HCV prevalence worldwide. Healthcare workers (HCWs) are therefore at particularly high risk of HCV infection. Our aim was to study HCV infection risk after occupational blood exposure among HCWs in Cairo.(More)
OBJECTIVES The HEPAIG study was conducted to better understand Hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission among human immuno-deficiency (HIV)-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) and assess incidence of HCV infection among this population in France. METHODS AND RESULTS Acute HCV infection defined by anti-HCV or HCV ribonucleic acid (RNA) positivity within(More)
BACKGROUND Antibiotic resistance is a threat in developing countries (DCs) because of the high burden of bacterial disease and the presence of risk factors for its emergence and spread. This threat is of particular concern for neonates in DCs where over one-third of neonatal deaths may be attributable to severe infections and factors such as malnutrition(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Strains responsible for acute hepatitis B infections (AHB) in France have not been characterized. This study was first designed to analyze the molecular epidemiology of AHB and second to describe the differences between AHB and chronic hepatitis B (CHB) exacerbations. METHODS This prospective study was based on the French mandatory(More)
R Ré és su um mé é / / A Ab bs st tr ra ac ct t Introduction – Depuis mars 2003, la surveillance des infections aiguës par le virus de l'hépatite B repose sur la déclaration obligatoire des cas. Nous présentons ici les résultats de cette surveillance de 2004 à 2006. Méthodes – Biologistes et cliniciens déclarent auprès de la Direction départementale des(More)
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