J Pepin

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Country: Canada

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  1. doi request reprint The expansion of HIV-1 in colonial Leopoldville, 1950s: driven by STDs or STD control?
    Jacques Pepin
    CHUS, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 5N4, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 88:307-12. 2012
  2. pmc Faecal pharmacokinetics of orally administered vancomycin in patients with suspected Clostridium difficile infection
    Milagros Gonzales
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12eme Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 10:363. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint From the Old World to the New World: an ecologic study of population susceptibility to HIV infection
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Trop Med Int Health 10:627-39. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for mortality following emergency colectomy for fulminant Clostridium difficile infection
    Jacques Pepin
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:400-5. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Chronic antiplatelet therapy and mortality among patients with infective endocarditis
    J Pepin
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:193-9. 2009
  6. pmc Mortality attributable to nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated disease during an epidemic caused by a hypervirulent strain in Quebec
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que
    CMAJ 173:1037-42. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergence of fluoroquinolones as the predominant risk factor for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: a cohort study during an epidemic in Quebec
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1254-60. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Management and outcomes of a first recurrence of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Quebec, Canada
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 42:758-64. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of three regimens of melarsoprol in the treatment of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense trypanosomiasis
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, 3001, 12eme Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 5N4, Canada
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:437-41. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving second-generation surveillance: the biological measure of unprotected intercourse using prostate-specific antigen in vaginal secretions of West African women
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:490-3. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint The expansion of HIV-1 in colonial Leopoldville, 1950s: driven by STDs or STD control?
    Jacques Pepin
    CHUS, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 5N4, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 88:307-12. 2012
    ..To understand the factors that drove the exponential spread of HIV-1 in Léopoldville (Kinshasa) in the 1950s...
  2. pmc Faecal pharmacokinetics of orally administered vancomycin in patients with suspected Clostridium difficile infection
    Milagros Gonzales
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001 12eme Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 10:363. 2010
    ..We wished to determine to what extent faecal levels of vancomycin vary according to diarrhoea severity and dosage, and whether it is rational to administer high-dose vancomycin to selected patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint From the Old World to the New World: an ecologic study of population susceptibility to HIV infection
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Trop Med Int Health 10:627-39. 2005
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors for mortality following emergency colectomy for fulminant Clostridium difficile infection
    Jacques Pepin
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:400-5. 2009
    ..This study evaluated risk factors for mortality after emergency colectomy for fulminant Clostridium difficile infection...
  5. doi request reprint Chronic antiplatelet therapy and mortality among patients with infective endocarditis
    J Pepin
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:193-9. 2009
    ..Whether or not a beneficial effect could be replicated by initiating antiplatelet therapy at the time of diagnosis remains unproven...
  6. pmc Mortality attributable to nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated disease during an epidemic caused by a hypervirulent strain in Quebec
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que
    CMAJ 173:1037-42. 2005
    ..The effects of this epidemic on mortality and duration of hospital stay remain unknown. We measured these effects among patients admitted to a hospital in Quebec during 2003 and 2004...
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergence of fluoroquinolones as the predominant risk factor for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: a cohort study during an epidemic in Quebec
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1254-60. 2005
    ..In 2003, a total of 55% of patients with CDAD at our hospital had received fluoroquinolones in the preceding 2 months. It has been suggested that massive use of proton pump inhibitors might have facilitated this epidemic...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management and outcomes of a first recurrence of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Quebec, Canada
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 42:758-64. 2006
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  9. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of three regimens of melarsoprol in the treatment of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense trypanosomiasis
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, 3001, 12eme Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 5N4, Canada
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:437-41. 2006
    ..Graded dosing, which was associated with a much lower efficacy and more frequent convulsions, should be abandoned...
  10. ncbi request reprint Improving second-generation surveillance: the biological measure of unprotected intercourse using prostate-specific antigen in vaginal secretions of West African women
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:490-3. 2006
    ..Questionnaires are prone to social desirability biases because individuals minimize the frequency of behaviors not expected from them...
  11. doi request reprint Vancomycin for the treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection: for whom is this expensive bullet really magic?
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1493-8. 2008
    ..In practice, because it is not yet possible to rapidly type the strains, all patients with severe CDI should be treated with vancomycin. Future trials should use complicated CDI and recurrences as their primary outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Noble goals, unforeseen consequences: control of tropical diseases in colonial Central Africa and the iatrogenic transmission of blood-borne viruses
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
    Trop Med Int Health 13:744-53. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Increasing risk of relapse after treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis in Quebec, Canada
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1591-7. 2005
    ..Clinicians who treat patients with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in Quebec, Canada, have noted an apparent increase in the proportion of patients who experience relapse...
  14. pmc Mycoplasma genitalium: an organism commonly associated with cervicitis among west African sex workers
    J Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 81:67-72. 2005
    ..To identify the contribution of Mycoplasma genitalium to the aetiology of cervicitis in sub-Saharan Africa and its relative importance in the overall burden of sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers (FSW)...
  15. pmc The complex vaginal flora of West African women with bacterial vaginosis
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e25082. 2011
    ..These methods have yet to be used in large-scale epidemiological studies in Africa where BV is highly prevalent...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for hepatitis C virus transmission in colonial Cameroon
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 51:768-76. 2010
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  17. pmc The syndromic management of vaginal discharge using single-dose treatments: a randomized controlled trial in West Africa
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 84:729-38. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether single-dose treatments are as effective as standard therapy in the syndromic management of vaginal discharge...
  18. doi request reprint Iatrogenic transmission of human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 and hepatitis C virus through parenteral treatment and chemoprophylaxis of sleeping sickness in colonial Equatorial Africa
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 51:777-84. 2010
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  19. pmc Low prevalence of cervical infections in women with vaginal discharge in west Africa: implications for syndromic management
    J Pepin
    Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 80:230-5. 2004
    ..To measure prevalence and risk factors for cervical infections among a large sample of women consulting for vaginal discharge in west Africa and to evaluate its syndromic management through a two visit algorithm...
  20. doi request reprint Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteraemia in a region of Canada
    J Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:141-6. 2010
    ..pneumoniae bacteraemia who were diabetic increased from 26% (1997-2004) to 42% (2005-2007). The rising incidence of K. pneumoniae bacteraemia may represent an unexpected consequence of the expanding population of adult diabetics...
  21. pmc Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in a region of Quebec from 1991 to 2003: a changing pattern of disease severity
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Que
    CMAJ 171:466-72. 2004
    ..difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in our institution. We describe cases of CDAD at our institution over a 13-year period and investigate changes in illness severity...
  22. pmc Etiology of urethral discharge in West Africa: the role of Mycoplasma genitalium and Trichomonas vaginalis
    J Pepin
    Centre de santé internationale, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12eme Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 79:118-26. 2001
    ..To determine the etiological role of pathogens other than Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in urethral discharge in West African men...
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of Clostridium difficile-associated disease treated with metronidazole or vancomycin before and after the emergence of NAP1/027
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:2781-8. 2007
    ..To reassess the comparative efficacy of vancomycin versus metronidazole in the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) after the emergence in 2003 of the hypervirulent NAP1/027 strain...
  24. doi request reprint Risk of Clostridium difficile infection after perioperative antibacterial prophylaxis before and during an outbreak of infection due to a hypervirulent strain
    Alex Carignan
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1838-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the risk of PAP-induced CDI after selected surgical procedures and to compare such risk before with such risk after the emergence of the hypervirulent strain of C. difficile...
  25. pmc Mycoplasma genitalium is not associated with adverse outcomes of pregnancy in Guinea-Bissau
    A C Labbe
    Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 78:289-91. 2002
    ..To evaluate the impact of Mycoplasma genitalium on the outcome of pregnancy...
  26. pmc Impact of emergency colectomy on survival of patients with fulminant Clostridium difficile colitis during an epidemic caused by a hypervirulent strain
    Francois Lamontagne
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Ann Surg 245:267-72. 2007
    ..To determine whether emergency colectomy reduces mortality in patients with fulminant Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD), and to identify subgroups of patients more likely to benefit from the procedure...
  27. doi request reprint Satisfaction with health services for STIs, HIV, AIDS among a high-risk population in West Africa
    D Morin
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS Care 20:388-94. 2008
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  28. doi request reprint Fatal Clostridium difficile enteritis caused by the BI/NAP1/027 strain: a case series of ileal C. difficile infections
    C Lavallee
    Departement de Microbiologie, Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1093-9. 2009
    ..This case series suggests that small bowel involvement in C. difficile infections may be more frequent than previously thought...
  29. pmc Short-course eflornithine in Gambian trypanosomiasis: a multicentre randomized controlled trial
    J Pepin
    Centre de santé internationale, Universite de Sherbrooke, 3001, 12eme Avenue Nord, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5N4, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 78:1284-95. 2000
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  30. ncbi request reprint Parenteral transmission during excision and treatment of tuberculosis and trypanosomiasis may be responsible for the HIV-2 epidemic in Guinea-Bissau
    Jacques Pepin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Center for International Health, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire 3001, University of Sherbrooke, 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS 20:1303-11. 2006
    ..We sought to verify the hypothesis that parenteral transmission was the key factor in the building-up of the HIV-2 epidemic...
  31. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and control of human African trypanosomiasis
    J Pepin
    Infectious Diseases Division, Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Adv Parasitol 49:71-132. 2001
    ..The various methods and strategies for the surveillance and control of both diseases are reviewed...
  32. doi request reprint Secular changes in incidence and mortality associated with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in Quebec, Canada, 1991-2005
    C Allard
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:421-8. 2008
    ..MRSA did not replace, but added to, an existing stable incidence of MSSA bacteraemia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of a reduction in the use of high-risk antibiotics on the course of an epidemic of Clostridium difficile-associated disease caused by the hypervirulent NAP1/027 strain
    Louis Valiquette
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 45:S112-21. 2007
    ..The inefficacy of infection control measures targeting transmission through hospital personnel might be a result of their implementation late in the epidemic, when the environment was heavily contaminated with spores...
  34. doi request reprint Prediction of complicated Clostridium difficile infection by pleural effusion and increased wall thickness on computed tomography
    Louis Valiquette
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, 3001, 12ème AveNord, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 5N4, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 49:554-60. 2009
    ..difficile. We sought to describe and correlate abdominal CT findings with complicated CDI and to compare them before and after the emergence of the epidemic strain...
  35. pmc Fluoroquinolones and risk for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Canada
    Louiselle Leblanc
    University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1398-405. 2006
    ..84-3.60) and infection (AHR 2.49, 95% CI 1.02-6.07). Effect of antimicrobial drugs on MRSA colonization and infection was similar to effect on CDAD and should be considered when selecting antimicrobial drugs to treat common infections...
  36. pmc Trypanosomiasis relapse after melarsoprol therapy, Democratic Republic of Congo, 1982-2001
    Jacques Pepin
    Centre for International Health and Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:921-7. 2005
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  37. ncbi request reprint The Indian Ocean paradox revisited: HIV and sexually transmitted infections in the Comoros
    Yasmina Dada
    Center for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 18:596-600. 2007
    ..Only 1/70 (1.4%) and 0/83 sex workers sampled in 2004 and 2005 were HIV-infected. The Comoros have been protected by their insular status, male circumcision and paucity of syphilis. HIV control should focus on sex workers...
  38. doi request reprint A tale of two countries: HIV among core groups in Togo
    Francois Sobela
    Centre de Santé Internationale de l Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:216-23. 2009
    ..To describe the epidemiology of HIV among core groups in Togo...
  39. pmc Hepatitis C virus infection in Guinea-Bissau: a sexually transmitted genotype 2 with parenteral amplification?
    Mireille Plamondon
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 2:e372. 2007
    ..Genotype 2 HCV is thought to have originated from West Africa several hundred years ago. Mechanisms of transmission remain poorly understood...
  40. ncbi request reprint The impact of syphilis, HIV-1, and HIV-2 on pregnancy outcome in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
    Anne Claude Labbé
    Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 29:157-67. 2002
    ..Syphilis remains a major cause of fetal loss and neonatal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. Guinea-Bissau is the epicenter of the HIV-2 epidemic, and little is known about the impact of HIV-2 on pregnancy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Trypanosoma brucei gambiense African trypanosomiasis: differences between men and women in severity of disease and response to treatment
    Jacques Pepin
    Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:421-6. 2002
    ..8%) (P = 0.004), even after adjustment for other independent risk factors in multivariate analysis. The cause of this higher risk of treatment failure among men treated with melarsoprol remains unclear...
  42. ncbi request reprint High incidence of invasive aspergillosis associated with intestinal graft-versus-host disease following nonmyeloablative transplantation
    Annie Claude Labbe
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hôpital Maisonneuve Rosemont and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 13:1192-200. 2007
    ..Because there is currently no surrogate in vitro markers of immunocompetence following NMA HSCT, this clinical finding is of particular importance to identify a population at higher risk who should be targeted for antimold prophylaxis...
  43. doi request reprint Corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy in severe blastomycosis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome in an immunosuppressed patient
    Mireille Plamondon
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e1-3. 2010
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Nocardiosis in Quebec, Canada, 1988-2008
    J Tremblay
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:690-6. 2011
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  45. ncbi request reprint Transactional sex is the driving force in the dynamics of HIV in Accra, Ghana
    Anne Marie Côté
    Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Avenue North, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1H 5N4
    AIDS 18:917-25. 2004
    ..To delineate the population attributable fraction (PAF) of transactional sex in prevalent cases of HIV infection in the male adult population of Accra, Ghana...
  46. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a 3-dose pneumococcal conjugate vaccine program in the province of Quebec, Canada
    Béatrice Poirier
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
    Vaccine 27:7105-9. 2009
    ..The incremental cost-effectiveness ratio was $18,000 per QALY gained for the health system and the program was close to the break-even threshold in a societal perspective...
  47. ncbi request reprint The price of development: HIV infection in a semiurban community of Ghana
    Nadine Sauve
    Centre for International Health, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:402-8. 2002
    ..To describe the epidemiology of HIV infection in the Manya Krobo District, Ghana, and its potential link to the building of the Akosombo dam...
  48. pmc Comparison of seven techniques for typing international epidemic strains of Clostridium difficile: restriction endonuclease analysis, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, PCR-ribotyping, multilocus sequence typing, multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat an
    George Killgore
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:431-7. 2008
    ..All techniques appear to be capable of detecting outbreak strains, but only REA and MLVA showed sufficient discrimination to distinguish strains from different outbreaks...
  49. ncbi request reprint Toxin production by an emerging strain of Clostridium difficile associated with outbreaks of severe disease in North America and Europe
    Michel Warny
    Acambis Inc, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Lancet 366:1079-84. 2005
    ..We characterised the dominant strain of this epidemic to determine whether it produces higher amounts of toxins A and B than those produced by non-epidemic strains...
  50. ncbi request reprint Combination therapy for sleeping sickness: a wake-up call
    Jacques Pepin
    J Infect Dis 195:311-3. 2007
  51. pmc A Gambian infant with fever and an unexpected blood film
    Stephen Howie
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, Gambia
    PLoS Med 3:e355. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the impact of multiple micronutrient supplementation on mortality among HIV-infected individuals living in Bangkok
    Sukhum Jiamton
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 17:2461-9. 2003
    ..To examine the impact of high-dose multiple micronutrient supplementation on survival and disease progression among HIV-infected individuals in Thailand...
  53. pmc Performance of HerpeSelect and Kalon assays in detection of antibodies to herpes simplex virus type 2
    Jerome Legoff
    Universite Paris Descartes, Equipe Immunité et Biothérapie Muqueuse, Unité INSERM Internationale U743, Immunologie Humaine, Centres de Recherches Biomédicales des Cordeliers, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1914-8. 2008
    ..Low index values obtained with the HerpeSelect assay may correspond to true HSV-2 infection, in particular to nonprimary first episodes of genital HSV-2 infection, and need to be interpreted in the context of clinical history...
  54. ncbi request reprint Improving the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated disease: where should we start?
    Jacques Pepin
    Clin Infect Dis 43:553-5. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Association between HSV-2 and HIV-1 viral load in semen, cervico-vaginal secretions and genital ulcers of Thai men and women
    Kathryn Chu
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 17:681-6. 2006
    ..5 (2.3, 2.7) and 3.1 (2.0, 4.2) for men and 3.0 (2.6, 3.4) and 2.7 (2.3, 3.1) for women. These findings do not support the hypothesis that HSV-2 increases the HIV-1 viral load in genital secretions...
  56. ncbi request reprint A randomized placebo-controlled trial of the impact of multiple micronutrient supplementation on HIV-1 genital shedding among Thai subjects
    Sukhum Jiamto
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 37:1216-8. 2004
  57. doi request reprint Absence of Mycoplasma genitalium in eye samples from a trachoma-endemic area of Tanzania
    Jacques Pepin
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:435. 2008