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The aim of the study was to assess factors influencing BCG vaccination among targeted children after the end of universal and mandatory BCG vaccination in France. A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2009 among general practitioners (GPs) of the French Sentinel Network. With the participation of 358 physician-investigators, 920 children were included.(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the fact that urinary tract infection (UTI) is a very frequent disease, little is known about its seasonality in the community. METHODS AND FINDINGS To estimate seasonality of UTI using multiple time series constructed with available proxies of UTI. Eight time series based on two databases were used: sales of urinary antibacterial(More)
OBJECTIVES In 2012 and 2013, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in women visiting a general practitioner for a urinary tract infection (UTI) to i) describe the patterns of antibiotic resistance of Enterobacteriaceae involved in community-acquired UTIs and ii) identify the factors associated with UTIs due to a multi-drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae(More)
OBJECTIVES The authors assessed the knowledge and practices of French family physicians concerning the application of the new 2007 varicella vaccination guidelines for non-immune teenagers, 12 to 18 years of age. They also estimated the vaccination coverage in this population. METHOD A questionnaire link was sent by to 1008 family physicians of the French(More)
BACKGROUND As in other European countries, the French vaccination schedule changes according to epidemiological and socio-economic situations. Further changes are planned for 2013, including the withdrawal of one dose for primary vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio, pertussis and Haemophilus influenzae. A partnership between the French Technical(More)
PURPOSE In 2012-2013, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in women visiting a general practitioner for urinary tract infection (UTI), to estimate the annual incidence of UTIs due to antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli (E. coli). METHODS A sampling design (stratification, stages and sampling weights) was taken into account in all analyses. Urine(More)
In France, vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) was recommended in 2007 for all 14-year-old girls as well as "catch-up" vaccination for girls between 15-23 y of age either before or within one year of becoming sexually active. We evaluated the vaccine coverage according to the eligibility for vaccination in a sample of young girls aged 14 to 23(More)
BACKGROUND Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections. Despite this burden, there are few studies of the costs of UTIs. The objective of this study was to determine the costs of UTIs in women over 18 years of age who visit general practitioners in France. METHODS The direct and indirect costs of clinical UTIs were(More)
Karine Lungarde (Kalung82@hotmail.com) Fanette Blaizeau (blaizeau@u707.jussieu.fr) Isabelle Auger-Aubin (isabelle.aubinauger@sfr.fr) Daniel Floret (daniel.floret@chu-lyon.fr) Serge Gilberg (gilberg@parisdescartes.fr) Christine Jestin (Christine.JESTIN@inpes.sante.fr) Thomas Hanslik (thomas.hanslik@apr.aphp.fr) Corinne Le Goaster(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the opinions of the French general population about seasonal influenza vaccination three years after the A(H1N1)pdm 09 pandemic and identify factors associated with a neutral or negative opinion about this vaccination. STUDY DESIGN The study was conducted using data collected from 5374 participants during the 2012/2013 season of the(More)
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