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Surveillance of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children Less Than 15 Years of Age, a System to Monitor O157 and Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infections in France, 1996–2006
An evaluation of the surveillance of pediatric HUS showed that it is a simple and useful system for monitoring trends in STEC infections in France, and provides the information needed to measure the impact of new and changing vehicles of STEC transmission, and evaluate the effectiveness of prevention measures. Expand
Large outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype paratyphi B infection caused by a goats' milk cheese, France, 1993: a case finding and epidemiological study
This outbreak emphasises the potential health hazards of widely distributed unpasteurised milk products in France and the need for their close bacterial monitoring. Expand
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection in children in France
It was showed that STEC infection is an important cause of HUS in children in France, with a high proportion related to the O157 serogroup. Expand
Risk factors for the occurrence of sporadic Salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium infections in children in France: a national case-control study.
Consumption of undercooked ground beef is a risk factor for the sporadic occurrence of S. typhimurium infection among children, and antibiotics may facilitate the occurrence of illness. Expand
How many foodborne outbreaks of Salmonella infection occurred in France in 1995? Application of the capture-recapture method to three surveillance systems.
The authors aimed to assess the number of foodborne Salmonella outbreaks that occurred in France in 1995 using a capture-recapture approach, finding that 757 outbreaks was estimated, taking into account source dependencies and the variable catchability. Expand
A community-wide outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium infection associated with eating a raw milk soft cheese in France
Findings show that an unpasteurized soft cheese is an effective vehicle of S. typhimurium transmission. Expand
Minced beef and human salmonellosis: review of the investigation of three outbreaks in France.
The synthesis of investigations of three salmonellosis outbreaks which occured in France between 1998 and 2000 confirms the role of the consumption of minced beef and highlights the importance ofExpand
Risk factors for the occurrence of sporadic Salmonella enterica serotype enteritidis infections in children in France: a national case-control study.
This study confirms the link between eggs and the occurrence of sporadic cases of Salmonella enteritidis among children, highlights the potential role of prolonged egg storage and underlines the role of person-to-person transmission in infants. Expand
Towards a better understanding of the today French torrents management policy through a historical perspective
Protective measures against torrential floods and lowlands’ floods have been set up since the 19th century in mountainous areas. To help decide on maintenance of numerous existing structures, aExpand