D Bitar

Summary

Affiliation: Institut de Veille Sanitaire
Country: France

Publications

  1. doi [Increasing incidence of scabies in France, 1999-2010, and public health implications]
    D Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 139:428-34. 2012
  2. doi Estimating the burden of mucormycosis infections in France (2005-2007) through a capture-recapture method on laboratory and administrative data
    D Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 60:383-7. 2012
  3. pmc Detection of events of public health importance under the international health regulations: a toolkit to improve reporting of unusual events by frontline healthcare workers
    Emily Macdonald
    Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:713. 2011
  4. doi [Public health surveillance and assessment of emerging infectious threats: method and criteria for risk analysis]
    D Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 41:53-62. 2011
  5. ncbi [Risk of importation of tropical diseases in metropolitan France: dectection, alert, response]
    Dounia Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex
    Bull Acad Natl Med 193:1847-59; discussion 1859-60. 2009
  6. pmc Increasing incidence of zygomycosis (mucormycosis), France, 1997-2006
    Dounia Bitar
    Infectious Diseases Department, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1395-401. 2009
  7. doi An approach to estimate the number of SARS cases imported by international air travel
    A Goubar
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Infectious Diseases Department, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1019-31. 2009
  8. pmc Sporadic community-acquired Legionnaires' disease in France: a 2-year national matched case-control study
    D Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1684-90. 2008
  9. ncbi [Epidemiology of tuberculosis in France]
    Didier Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice
    Presse Med 35:1725-32. 2006
  10. ncbi [Epidemiology of tuberculosis in France in 2003]
    Didier Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex
    Bull Acad Natl Med 189:1257-69; discussion 1269-70. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi [Increasing incidence of scabies in France, 1999-2010, and public health implications]
    D Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 139:428-34. 2012
    ..Following numerous reports suggesting increased incidence of scabies in France, we analysed various available indicators...
  2. doi Estimating the burden of mucormycosis infections in France (2005-2007) through a capture-recapture method on laboratory and administrative data
    D Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 60:383-7. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Detection of events of public health importance under the international health regulations: a toolkit to improve reporting of unusual events by frontline healthcare workers
    Emily Macdonald
    Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:713. 2011
    ..Our objective was to develop tools to assist European countries improve the reporting of unusual events of public health significance from frontline healthcare workers to public health authorities...
  4. doi [Public health surveillance and assessment of emerging infectious threats: method and criteria for risk analysis]
    D Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 41:53-62. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi [Risk of importation of tropical diseases in metropolitan France: dectection, alert, response]
    Dounia Bitar
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex
    Bull Acad Natl Med 193:1847-59; discussion 1859-60. 2009
    ..The need to improve reaction times and risk assessment is also discussed...
  6. pmc Increasing incidence of zygomycosis (mucormycosis), France, 1997-2006
    Dounia Bitar
    Infectious Diseases Department, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1395-401. 2009
    ..Incidence also increased in the population of patients with diabetes mellitus. We conclude that observed trends reflect a genuine increase of zygomycosis cases in at-risk populations...
  7. doi An approach to estimate the number of SARS cases imported by international air travel
    A Goubar
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Infectious Diseases Department, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1019-31. 2009
    ..Inversely, importation depends on the transmission dynamic in the country of origin (including control measures in place) and on the intensity of air travel between regions...
  8. pmc Sporadic community-acquired Legionnaires' disease in France: a 2-year national matched case-control study
    D Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1684-90. 2008
    ..These findings will provide helpful knowledge about LD and help practitioners in identifying patients at high risk...
  9. ncbi [Epidemiology of tuberculosis in France]
    Didier Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice
    Presse Med 35:1725-32. 2006
    ..Funding must be made available to reinforce tuberculosis surveillance and to conduct public health initiatives targeted at the populations most at risk...
  10. ncbi [Epidemiology of tuberculosis in France in 2003]
    Didier Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex
    Bull Acad Natl Med 189:1257-69; discussion 1269-70. 2005
    ..Enhanced surveillance and appropriately funded public health initiatives are needed to reinforce the fight against tuberculosis in France...
  11. pmc Introduction of SARS in France, March-April, 2003
    Jean Claude Desenclos
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:195-200. 2004
    ..Timely detection, isolation of probable case-patients, and quarantine of their contacts appear to have been effective in preventing the secondary spread of SARS in France...
  12. doi [Bronchiolitis among infants under 1 year of age in France: epidemiology and factors associated with mortality]
    D Che
    Unité infections respiratoires et pathologies émergentes, Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, InVS, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 19:700-6. 2012
    ..The results are consistent with international literature, but further prospective analysis will be needed to better describe the cases at higher risk, aiming to improve their management...
  13. doi Adult intensive-care patients with 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) infection
    C Fuhrman
    French Institute for Public Health Surveillance Institut de Veille Sanitaire, InVS, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1202-9. 2011
    ..It shows the role of obesity as an independent risk factor for severe disease, and of early antiviral therapy as a protective factor, at least in patients with risk factors...
  14. ncbi Absence of infection in asymptomatic contacts of index SARS case in France
    S Le Vu
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 11:40-1. 2006
    ..These findings support a SARS case definition that is essentially based on clinical and epidemiological assessment, should SARS re-emerge...