Yassina Bechah

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Country: France

Publications

  1. doi Rickettsial diseases: from Rickettsia-arthropod relationships to pathophysiology and animal models
    Yassina Bechah
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 27 bld Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Future Microbiol 3:223-36. 2008
  2. pmc Persistent Coxiella burnetii infection in mice overexpressing IL-10: an efficient model for chronic Q fever pathogenesis
    Soraya Meghari
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Pathog 4:e23. 2008
  3. doi Prediction of rickettsial skin eschars in humans using an experimental guinea pig model
    Bernard La Scola
    URMITE, CNRS UMR, IRD, IFR, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Microb Pathog 47:128-33. 2009
  4. ncbi Coxiella burnetii infection in C57BL/6 mice aged 1 or 14 months
    Marc Leone
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 50:396-400. 2007
  5. doi Infection of endothelial cells with virulent Rickettsia prowazekii increases the transmigration of leukocytes
    Yassina Bechah
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unite Mixte de Recherche, Universite de la Mediterranee, Institut Fédératif de Recherche, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    J Infect Dis 197:142-7. 2008
  6. doi Cross-protection among Rickettsia species and subspecies in a guinea pig model of cutaneous infection
    Yassina Bechah
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses Transmissibles et Emergentes, Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS UMR 7278, INSERM U1095, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:551-6. 2012
  7. pmc Identification of rickettsial infections by using cutaneous swab specimens and PCR
    Yassina Bechah
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:83-6. 2011
  8. ncbi A murine model of infection with Rickettsia prowazekii: implications for pathogenesis of epidemic typhus
    Yassina Bechah
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bld J Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Microbes Infect 9:898-906. 2007
  9. doi Immune response and Coxiella burnetii invasion
    Amira Ben Amara
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses Transmissibles et Emergentes, CNRS IRD UMR 6236, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Adv Exp Med Biol 984:287-98. 2012

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Publications9

  1. doi Rickettsial diseases: from Rickettsia-arthropod relationships to pathophysiology and animal models
    Yassina Bechah
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 27 bld Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Future Microbiol 3:223-36. 2008
    ..These models may be useful for analyzing the pathogenesis of rickettsioses, especially epidemic typhus, evaluating new therapeutic molecules and vaccine candidates, and preventing future outbreaks...
  2. pmc Persistent Coxiella burnetii infection in mice overexpressing IL-10: an efficient model for chronic Q fever pathogenesis
    Soraya Meghari
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Pathog 4:e23. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first efficient model for chronic Q fever pathogenesis...
  3. doi Prediction of rickettsial skin eschars in humans using an experimental guinea pig model
    Bernard La Scola
    URMITE, CNRS UMR, IRD, IFR, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Microb Pathog 47:128-33. 2009
    ..We speculate that skin eschar is the reflect of a local control avoiding extreme virulence...
  4. ncbi Coxiella burnetii infection in C57BL/6 mice aged 1 or 14 months
    Marc Leone
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 50:396-400. 2007
    ..In addition, macrophage microbicidal competence was similar in mature and young mice. These results suggest the importance of individual host factors in the pathophysiology of an infectious disease such as Q fever...
  5. doi Infection of endothelial cells with virulent Rickettsia prowazekii increases the transmigration of leukocytes
    Yassina Bechah
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Unite Mixte de Recherche, Universite de la Mediterranee, Institut Fédératif de Recherche, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    J Infect Dis 197:142-7. 2008
    ..The impact of R. prowazekii infection on the TM of PBMCs may play a prominent role in the development of lesions in epidemic typhus...
  6. doi Cross-protection among Rickettsia species and subspecies in a guinea pig model of cutaneous infection
    Yassina Bechah
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses Transmissibles et Emergentes, Aix Marseille Universite, CNRS UMR 7278, INSERM U1095, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:551-6. 2012
    ..Moreover, the absence of cross-protection between Rickettsia species may explain the co-existence of two or more tick-borne rickettsioses in the same geographic areas...
  7. pmc Identification of rickettsial infections by using cutaneous swab specimens and PCR
    Yassina Bechah
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:83-6. 2011
    ..Specimens from eschars in guinea pigs were positive for rickettsiae as long as lesions were present. Optimal storage temperature for specimens was 4 degrees C for 3 days...
  8. ncbi A murine model of infection with Rickettsia prowazekii: implications for pathogenesis of epidemic typhus
    Yassina Bechah
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bld J Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Microbes Infect 9:898-906. 2007
    ..We concluded that the BALB/c mouse strain provides a useful model for studying the pathogenic mechanisms of epidemic typhus and its control by the immune system...
  9. doi Immune response and Coxiella burnetii invasion
    Amira Ben Amara
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses Transmissibles et Emergentes, CNRS IRD UMR 6236, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Adv Exp Med Biol 984:287-98. 2012
    ..Finally, we cannot exclude that regulatory T cells may play a role in C. burnetii persistence because their number is increased in patients with chronic Q fever...