Mélanie Thiébaut

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Severe falciparum malaria usually occurs in nonimmune patients, namely children in endemic areas or travelers returning from tropical areas. It generally has one of two outcomes: rapid death or cure without sequelae. Neurologic sequelae have been reported in children but have not been described in detail in adults. The purpose of this study was to determine(More)
UNLABELLED Cryptococcus neoformans is a human opportunistic fungal pathogen causing severe disseminated meningoencephalitis, mostly in patients with cellular immune defects. This species is divided into three serotypes: A, D, and the AD hybrid. Our objectives were to compare population structures of serotype A and D clinical isolates and to assess whether(More)
An assemblage of leaves of four species of willows (Salix viminalis, S. alba, S. fragilis, andS. caprea), two of their hybrids (S. alba ×fragilis andS. caprea ×viminalis), two species of poplars (Populus alba andP. tremula), and two “external” species (Elaeagnus angustifolia andPyrus salicifolia) was analyzed. The study was designed to determine whether(More)
We report a case of splenic artery thrombosis developed in a 54-year old woman after prolonged use of oral contraceptives. The diagnosis of the disease, difficult on clinical grounds, was confirmed by computerized tomography and selective arteriography. The presence of anti-ethinyloestradiol antibodies in the serum is suspected to be a risk factor for(More)
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