Hugues Cordel

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BACKGROUND In the context of the increasing resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP), we evaluated the efficacy of mefloquine (MQ) for intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp). METHODS A multicenter, open-label equivalence trial was conducted in Benin from July 2005 through April 2008. Women of all gravidities were randomized to(More)
Each year, thousands of cases of uncomplicated malaria are imported into Europe by travellers. Atovaquone-proguanil (AP) has been one of the first-line regimens used in France for uncomplicated malaria for almost ten years. While AP’s efficacy and tolerance were evaluated in several trials, its use in “real life” conditions has never been described. This(More)
BACKGROUND Worldwide, amoebic liver abscess (ALA) can be found in individuals in non-endemic areas, especially in foreign-born travelers. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of ALA in patients admitted to French hospitals between 2002 and 2006. We compared imported ALA cases in European and foreign-born patients and assessed the factors(More)
INTRODUCTION Salmonella is a rare cause of urinary tract infections. We report here a unique case of pyonephrosis due to Salmonella Typhi (S. Typhi) complication, a stone-related obstructive pyelonephritis. CASE REPORT A 47-year-old man, without any history of typhoid fever or gastrointestinal symptoms, presented with a pyonephrosis and life-threatening(More)
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