Véronique Jacomo

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BACKGROUND Helicobacter cinaedi is a rare pathogen in humans, occurring mostly in immuno-compromised patients, with a high potential for recurrence. We describe a case of a patient with lymphoma hospitalized for chemotherapy. CASE PRESENTATION At admission, the patient presented with an indolent and non-prurigenic macular rash around her implantable(More)
To the Editor: Corynebacterium pseudodiphthe-riticum has seldom been isolated from patients with upper respiratory tract infections and pneumonia. Most reported infections are community acquired and occur in patients with underlying disease and immunosuppression (1). We report a case characterized by hospital-acquired pneumonia in a debilitated patient.(More)
The agar dilution method is currently considered as the reference method for Mycobacterium marinum drug susceptibility testing (DST). As it is time-consuming, alternative methods, such as the E-test, were evaluated for M. marinum DST, but without success. The SLOMYCO Sensititre® panel, recently commercialized by TREK Diagnostic Systems (Cleveland, OH), can(More)
BACKGROUND The present work relates to identification and a deep molecular characterization of circulating Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) strains in the Rhône-Alpes region, France from 2000 to 2010. It aimed to provide with a first snapshot of MTBC genetic diversity in conjunction with bacterial drug resistance, type of disease and available(More)
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