Gildas le Mao

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Brucellosis has a two-fold importance in public health: the transmission of the disease to man by contact with animals or ingestion of raw milk is of direct importance; of indirect importance is the loss of animal protein. The authors have carried out ten epidemiological investigations in different bio-climatic zones of West Africa. More than 120 villages(More)
In Wegener's granulomatosis, necrotizing lesions are typically located in the upper and lower respiratory tract and kidneys, and ureteral involvement is uncommon. We report 2 cases in which intrinsic ureteral stenosis was the sole manifestation of this small-vessel vasculitis. Excisional surgery evidenced characteristic granulomatous inflammation that(More)
In this retrospective study, we report on the progress of eight patients with biopsy-proven systemic vasculitis following cadaveric renal transplantation. Extrarenal manifestations associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCAs) were present in all but one case. All the patients were on cyclosporine A-based immunosuppression, and none of(More)
Tuberculous bacilli isolated from recently infected patients from various african countries, are resistant to the main specific antibiotics. The present study analyses these resistances which are frequent and mainly directed against INH and streptomycin. Resistance against INH is frequently associated, and is due to inadequate monitoring of the treatment.(More)
In a long term research programme of Centre Muraz a study on salmonellosis in Upper Volta has been carried out, at Bobo-Dioulasso, from 1966 to 1977. Investigations have been executed at Centre Muraz, at Bobo-Dioulasso hospital and at Ouagadougou hospital. All the strains of Salmonella were collected at Centre Muraz by biology laboratory, which is a(More)
The authors report the results of 4 sample surveys carried out in Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon in the Bonny's Bay area, to evaluate the main malarial indexes. In rural and semi-rural areas one notice a high rate of fever attacks and splenomegaly. Parasitaemia is more important in rural areas than in urban areas and is decreasing where the therapeutic(More)