Mamadou Bocary Diarra

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was detected in 9 P. irritans fleas (7 male [6 unfed and 1 engorged] and 2 [engorged] female) from 3 houses, including the house where a confirmed human case of plague had occurred (online Technical Appendix, (GenBank accession nos. KJ361938– KJ361945) were obtained and share 99% nucleotide homology with plas-minogen activator genes of Y. pestis published(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease is one of the leading causes of mortality in patients with sickle cell disease. However, it has been almost exclusively studied in patients with the SS phenotype and in high-income countries, despite more than 80% of patients living in Africa. We looked for the determinants of glomerulopathy in a multinational cohort of(More)
BACKGROUND There are few African data available on rheumatic heart disease (RHD). AIM To provide data on the clinical characteristics and treatment of patients with RHD hospitalized in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS The VALVAFRIC study is a multicentre hospital-based retrospective registry of patients with RHD hospitalized in African cardiology departments(More)
In Dakar kennels where morbidity and mortality attributed to diseases transmitted by ticks were high, we conducted a field study to assess the prevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys and Babesia spp. infections in two kennels (n = 34 dogs) and to study the impact of tick protection. The first day of the study, the E. canis PCR were positive in 18(More)
AIM The study aims to describe cardiovascular risk factor according to gender in hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS Il was a prospective study from april 2007 to march 2008 including 146 highblood pressure patients from 2 medical centre in Bamako. Gathering and analysis were performed with SPSS 11. RESULTS 67% were female, the mean age reached 48,82. the(More)
BACKGROUND Although a blood genetic disease, sickle cell disease (SCD) leads to a chronic vasculopathy with multiple organ involvement. We assessed arterial stiffness in SCD patients and looked for associations between arterial stiffness and SCD-related vascular complications. METHODS The CADRE (Coeur Artères et Drepanocytose, ie, Heart Arteries and(More)
A rapid immuno-migration test for the serological detection of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis, Witness® Ehrlichia (WE) (Zoetis, France), was evaluated in 528 serum samples from dogs living in endemic areas of West and East Africa: Senegal (N=208), Ivory Coast (N=7), Sudan (N=27), and Djibouti (N=286). Of these dogs, 200 were French military working dogs(More)