Claude Chastel

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Impact of global climate changes on arboviruses transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and ticks]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 22 avenue Camille Desmoulins, BP 815 29285 Brest
    Bull Acad Natl Med 186:89-100; discussion 100-1. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Emergence of new viruses in Asia: is climate change involved?]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 29200 Brest, France
    Med Mal Infect 34:499-505. 2004
  3. pmc Eventual role of asymptomatic cases of dengue for the introduction and spread of dengue viruses in non-endemic regions
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculté de Médecine et des Sciences de la Santé Brest, France
    Front Physiol 3:70. 2012
  4. pmc Adventitious viruses and smallpox vaccine
    Claude Chastel
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1789. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS): bats or dromedary, which of them is responsible?]
    C Chastel
    3, rue Rouget de l Isle, 29200, Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 107:69-73. 2014
  6. doi request reprint [About a note published in 1926 on a BCG vaccine trial in leprosy treatment]
    C Chastel
    3, rue Rouget de l Isle, 29200, Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 106:126-30. 2013
  7. doi request reprint [When some Flaviviruses are throwing our certainties]
    C Chastel
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 105:251-5. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint [Chikungunya virus: its recent spread to the southern Indian Ocean and Reunion Island (2005-2006)]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 22 avenue Camille Desmoulins, 29 285 Brest Cedex
    Bull Acad Natl Med 189:1827-35. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint [Modern Egypt and the history of microbiology. The campaign of Bonaparte]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, F 29285 Brest Cedex, Courriel
    Hist Sci Med 40:37-48. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Assessing epidemiological consequences two years after the tsunami of 26 December 2004?]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 100:139-42. 2007

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint [Impact of global climate changes on arboviruses transmitted to humans by mosquitoes and ticks]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 22 avenue Camille Desmoulins, BP 815 29285 Brest
    Bull Acad Natl Med 186:89-100; discussion 100-1. 2002
    ..It is likely that arbovirus diseases may locally extend, both in latitude and altitude, leading to outbreaks, but regressions may also occur...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Emergence of new viruses in Asia: is climate change involved?]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 29200 Brest, France
    Med Mal Infect 34:499-505. 2004
    ....
  3. pmc Eventual role of asymptomatic cases of dengue for the introduction and spread of dengue viruses in non-endemic regions
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculté de Médecine et des Sciences de la Santé Brest, France
    Front Physiol 3:70. 2012
    ..In addition, a number of new ways of contamination in man by dengue viruses were recently described such as blood transfusion, bone marrow transplantation, and nosocomial infections that may be worth considering...
  4. pmc Adventitious viruses and smallpox vaccine
    Claude Chastel
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1789. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS): bats or dromedary, which of them is responsible?]
    C Chastel
    3, rue Rouget de l Isle, 29200, Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 107:69-73. 2014
    ..This is based on epidemiological data and results of several serological surveys in animals...
  6. doi request reprint [About a note published in 1926 on a BCG vaccine trial in leprosy treatment]
    C Chastel
    3, rue Rouget de l Isle, 29200, Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 106:126-30. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, although not a panacea, the BCG therapy allowed to relieve these unfortunate patients until the beginning of the 1950's when an effective treatment by sulfones was at length available...
  7. doi request reprint [When some Flaviviruses are throwing our certainties]
    C Chastel
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 105:251-5. 2012
    ..Moreover, unusual ways of contamination were described. The origins of this unprecedented evolution remain to be clarified...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Chikungunya virus: its recent spread to the southern Indian Ocean and Reunion Island (2005-2006)]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 22 avenue Camille Desmoulins, 29 285 Brest Cedex
    Bull Acad Natl Med 189:1827-35. 2005
    ..In this French department, it was responsible for 110000 to 200000 infections, neurological disorders, many deaths and some congenital infections not previously observed during preceding epidemics...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Modern Egypt and the history of microbiology. The campaign of Bonaparte]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, F 29285 Brest Cedex, Courriel
    Hist Sci Med 40:37-48. 2006
    ..Many basic contributions to the epidemiology of the viral diseases in the Nile valley have been established during the past forty years, concerning enteroviruses, mosquito and tick-borne arboviruses as well as hepatitis C virus...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Assessing epidemiological consequences two years after the tsunami of 26 December 2004?]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 100:139-42. 2007
    ..These latter infections were due to rare or atypical, frequently multiresistant, microorganisms...
  11. ncbi request reprint [The centenary of the discovery of the vibrio El Tor (1905) or dubious beginnings of the seventh pandemic of cholera]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, F 29 285 Brest
    Hist Sci Med 41:71-82. 2007
    ..By 1992, new epidemics appeared in India and Bangladesh due to a new biotype, Vibrio cholerae O 139 Bengal, antigenically distinct from but genetically related to the El Tor vibrio...
  12. doi request reprint [Human monkeypox]
    C Chastel
    3, rue Rouget de l Isle, 292002 Brest, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 57:175-83. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint [Lessons from the Greek dengue epidemic of 1927-1928]
    Claude Chastel
    Bull Acad Natl Med 193:485-93. 2009
    ..Thus, Europe is now at risk to the emergence of outbreaks caused by "exotic" viruses imported by travellers returning from other parts of the world...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Sixty years ago, cell cultures finally permitted the poliomyelitis virus to multiply easily]
    Claude Chastel
    Hist Sci Med 43:345-54; discussion 354-5. 2009
    ..Moreover, the cells cultures techniques have also benefited to other domains of fundamental Biology, such as cellular biology, genetics, cancerology, biology of the reproduction and regenerative medicine as well...
  15. doi request reprint [Asymptomatic infections in man: a Trojan horse for the introduction and spread of mosquito-borne arboviruses in non-endemic areas?]
    C Chastel
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 104:213-9. 2011
    ..may also ensure their introduction and subsequent spread in new areas...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Bacterial and viral epidemics of zoonotic origin; the role of hunting and cutting up wild animals]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 22 Av Camille Desmoulins, F 29 285 Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 97:207-12. 2004
    ..SARS is another possible example of the zoonotic risks represented by the sale, handling and cutting up Chinese wild animals such as Himalayan civets for culinary purposes...
  17. ncbi request reprint [When the Egyptian mummies are speaking about the infections that have made them ill]
    Claude Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, F, 29285 Brest Cedex, Courriel
    Hist Sci Med 38:147-55. 2004
    ..Thousands of human and animal mummies remain to be studied with the hope to discover another pathogens responsible for viral or zoonotic infections prevalent during the pharaons' times...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chizé virus, a new phlebovirus isolated in France from Ixodes (Trichotoixodes) frontalis
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France
    Acta Virol 43:279-83. 1999
    ..I. frontalis is highly specific for birds and unlikely to transmit Chizé virus to humans or domestic animals; the pathogenicity of the new virus to wild birds remains to be clarified...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Viruses and civilization]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, National de l Académie de Médecine, Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France
    Med Trop (Mars) 59:425-9. 1999
    ..Close analysis underscores the major role of human intervention in producing these events...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Global threats from emerging viral diseases]
    Claude Chastel
    Bull Acad Natl Med 191:1563-77. 2007
    ..The complex factors underlying these new trends are briefly discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Centenary of the discovery of yellow fever virus and its transmission by a mosquito (Cuba 1900-1901)]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, 29 285 Brest
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 96:250-6. 2003
    ..e., the mosquito extermination. This concept was quickly applied leading to the complete clean up of Cuba (1901) and the Panama isthmus (1907)...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Argas and arbovirus update]
    C Vermeil
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie et Pathologie Exotique, Faculte de Medecine, Nantes, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 89:363-5. 1996
    ..Some ecological and entomological data are added to facilitate its typing. The Tunisian specimens recollected are remarkable by the lack of seta n degree 5 on basis capituli...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Tick-transmitted arbovirus in Maghreb]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 88:81-5. 1995
    ..Finally, it is not excluded that other, more pathogenic, arboviruses such as Congo-Crimean haemorrhagic fever might be accidentally introduced in this sensitive geographical area...
  24. ncbi request reprint Essaouira and Kala iris: two new orbiviruses of the Kemerovo serogroup, Chenuda complex, isolated from Ornithodoros (Alectorobius) maritimus ticks in Morocco
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France
    Acta Virol 37:484-92. 1993
    ..Ecological, pathological, morphological, and physicochemical properties are compatible with these findings. The infectivity of these viruses for man and animals, including seabirds, remains unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Present status of zoonotic hemorrhagic fevers of South America]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, , Brest, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 86:455-9. 1993
    ..Recent extension of agricultural practices and massive immigration may probably explain the recent emergence of this new viral zoonosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Erve and Eyach: two viruses isolated in France, neuropathogenic for man and widely distributed in Western Europe]
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Brest
    Bull Acad Natl Med 182:801-9; discussion 809-10. 1998
    ..Moreover, these viruses are able to infect human beings and were responsible for severe neurological disorders. The presently known geographical distribution of these agents includes France, Germany, Netherlands and Czech Republic...
  27. ncbi request reprint Tunis virus: a new Phlebovirus from Argas reflexus hermanni ticks in Tunisia
    C Chastel
    Laboratoire de Virologie, Faculte de Medecine, Brest, France
    Acta Virol 38:285-9. 1994
    ..The pathogenic potential of this virus is briefly discussed according to the behaviour of its vector and previous serosurveys in the country...
  28. ncbi request reprint Viral evolution and emerging viral infections: what future for the viruses? A theoretical evaluation based on informational spaces and quasispecies
    Hugues Tolou
    Unité de Virologie Tropicale, Institut de Medecine Tropicale du Service de Sante des Armees, Marseille Armees, France
    Virus Genes 24:267-74. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, the emergence of new pathogens in the existing frames remain possible...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Global eradication of poliomyelitis in 2005: progress, priorities, problems]
    Claude Chastel
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 95:63-5. 2002