J C Desenclos

Summary

Affiliation: Institut de Veille Sanitaire
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Emergent infectious diseases: importance for public health, epidemiology, promoting factors, and prevention]
    J C Desenclos
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Med Mal Infect 35:49-61. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Modes of hepatitis C virus transmission: methodological approaches]
    E Delarocque-Astagneau
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:1S5-1S14. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint RAISIN - a national programme for early warning, investigation and surveillance of healthcare-associated infection in France
    Jean Claude Desenclos
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 14:. 2009
  4. pmc Methadone induction in primary care (ANRS-Methaville): a phase III randomized intervention trial
    Perrine Roux
    INSERM U912 SESSTIM, Marseille, France
    BMC Public Health 12:488. 2012
  5. pmc Practical considerations for sensitivity analysis after multiple imputation applied to epidemiological studies with incomplete data
    Vanina Héraud-Bousquet
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 St Maurice, France
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:73. 2012
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint [Principles of an outbreak investigation in public health practice]
    J C Desenclos
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, Saint Maurice, France
    Med Mal Infect 37:77-94. 2007
  8. doi request reprint [Airborne transmission of infectious agents]
    J C Desenclos
    Departement de Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Med Mal Infect 38:449-51. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Surveillance of infectious diseases: principles and organisation in France in 2005]
    J C Desenclos
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 35:232-44. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of hepatitis C]
    J C Desenclos
    Département maladies infectieuses Institut de veille sanitaire
    Rev Prat 50:1066-70. 2000

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint [Emergent infectious diseases: importance for public health, epidemiology, promoting factors, and prevention]
    J C Desenclos
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Med Mal Infect 35:49-61. 2005
    ..Surveillance, research, laboratory capacity, and an effective public health system are key factors for their control...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Modes of hepatitis C virus transmission: methodological approaches]
    E Delarocque-Astagneau
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:1S5-1S14. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint RAISIN - a national programme for early warning, investigation and surveillance of healthcare-associated infection in France
    Jean Claude Desenclos
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 14:. 2009
    ..RAISIN is also integrated into European surveillance of HAI coordinated by the European Centre for Disease Control...
  4. pmc Methadone induction in primary care (ANRS-Methaville): a phase III randomized intervention trial
    Perrine Roux
    INSERM U912 SESSTIM, Marseille, France
    BMC Public Health 12:488. 2012
    ..This study aims to assess the effectiveness of methadone in patients who initiated treatment in primary care compared with those who initiated it in a CSAPA, by measuring abstinence from street opioid use after one year of treatment...
  5. pmc Practical considerations for sensitivity analysis after multiple imputation applied to epidemiological studies with incomplete data
    Vanina Héraud-Bousquet
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 St Maurice, France
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:73. 2012
    ..This approach aims to approximate inferences under a Missing Not At random (MNAR) mechanism by reweighting estimates obtained after multiple imputation where the weights depend on the assumed degree of departure from the MAR assumption...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Principles of an outbreak investigation in public health practice]
    J C Desenclos
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, Saint Maurice, France
    Med Mal Infect 37:77-94. 2007
    ..The earlier the outbreak is detected and investigated in close relation with public health authorities, the greater will be the potential preventive impact of control measures...
  8. doi request reprint [Airborne transmission of infectious agents]
    J C Desenclos
    Departement de Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Med Mal Infect 38:449-51. 2008
    ..If airborne transmission may occur from person to person, it is most often a transmission from or through the environment...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Surveillance of infectious diseases: principles and organisation in France in 2005]
    J C Desenclos
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 35:232-44. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of hepatitis C]
    J C Desenclos
    Département maladies infectieuses Institut de veille sanitaire
    Rev Prat 50:1066-70. 2000
    ..7 per million blood donations, transmission among drug users remains high despite harm reduction measures and nosocomial transmission has been increasingly documented. In 1997, 1,800 deaths associated with hepatitis C occurred in France...
  11. doi request reprint Transmission parameters of vector-borne infections
    J C Desenclos
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Med Mal Infect 41:588-93. 2011
    ..a(2). p(n)/-lnp). b. c/r. These parameters are related to geographic and climatic conditions and cannot, therefore, be extrapolated from one situation to another...
  12. ncbi request reprint Two consecutive nationwide outbreaks of Listeriosis in France, October 1999-February 2000
    H De Valk
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, St Maurice, France
    Am J Epidemiol 154:944-50. 2001
    ..monocytogenes strains to allow early detection and separate investigation of different clusters...
  13. pmc Effect of prevention measures on incidence of human listeriosis, France, 1987-1997
    V Goulet
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 7:983-9. 2001
    ..monocytogenes-contaminated foodstuffs, and reduction in listeriosis incidence suggests a causal relationship and indicates that a substantial part of the reduction in illness is related to prevention efforts...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of the prevention programme of hepatitis C over more than a decade: the French experience
    E Delarocque-Astagneau
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    J Viral Hepat 17:435-43. 2010
    ..There is still a need to identify timely those at risk for earlier interventions, to assess co-morbidities better and for a multidisciplinary approach to HCV management...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of a harm-reduction policy on HIV and hepatitis C virus transmission among drug users: recent French data--the ANRS-Coquelicot Study
    M Jauffret-Roustide
    National Institute for Public Health Surveillance, Saint Maurice, France
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1603-21. 2006
    ..The harm-reduction policy seems to have had a marked impact on HIV transmission among drug users but a much more limited impact on HCV transmission. The limitations and implications of the study are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differential improvement in survival among patients with AIDS after the introduction of HAART
    C Couzigou
    Unité VIH 1ST VHC, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    AIDS Care 19:523-31. 2007
    ..HR decrease was stronger for PWA with a CD4 cell count < or =200/mm(3). Substantial improvements in survival after the introduction of HAART were found for all PWA but varied by specific ADIs and the degree of immunosuppression...
  18. ncbi request reprint Foodborne infections in France
    V Vaillant
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 St Maurice Cedex, France
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 2:221-32. 2005
    ..For several pathogens, data are insufficient to derive exact estimates of the disease burden. Nevertheless, it has been possible to derive plausible estimates for the majority, and to rank them according to their impact on public health...
  19. pmc Repeat capture-recapture studies as part of the evaluation of the surveillance of Legionnaires' disease in France
    A Nardone
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 131:647-54. 2003
    ..The sensitivity of the surveillance system improved from 10% in 1995 to 33% (95% CI 29-38%) in 1998. Capture-recapture methods are important tools in the evaluation of surveillance systems...
  20. ncbi request reprint A large multi-pathogen waterborne community outbreak linked to faecal contamination of a groundwater system, France, 2000
    A Gallay
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:561-70. 2006
    ..This is the first documented waterborne outbreak of infection involving human C. coli infections. A better understanding of the factors influencing campylobacter transmission between hosts is required...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for the occurrence of sporadic Salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium infections in children in France: a national case-control study
    E Delarocque-Astagneau
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Clin Infect Dis 31:488-92. 2000
    ..typhimurium infection among children, and antibiotics may facilitate the occurrence of illness. The possibility of person-to-person transmission among young children needs to be considered...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Impact of the exclusion of donors who have stayed in the United Kingdom on the residual risk of HIV transmission by blood transfusion]
    J Pillonel
    institut de veille sanitaire InVS, 12, rue du Val d Oise, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Transfus Clin Biol 8:85-93. 2001
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the impact on the residual risk of HIV transmission of recruiting extra first-time donors to replace donors having stayed in the United Kingdom...
  23. pmc Evaluation of the impact on human salmonellosis of control measures targeted to Salmonella Enteritidis and Typhimurium in poultry breeding using time-series analysis and intervention models in France
    E Poirier
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1217-24. 2008
    ..For ST, however, the decrease prior to the intervention may also reflect control measures implemented earlier by the cattle and milk industry...
  24. doi request reprint Deferral from donating blood of men who have sex with men: impact on the risk of HIV transmission by transfusion in France
    J Pillonel
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Vox Sang 102:13-21. 2012
    ..This policy is felt to be discriminatory by MSM activists. Furthermore, the policy is not fully respected because some MSM do not report their sexual behaviour before donating...
  25. ncbi request reprint World TB day: European countries report over 400,000 tuberculosis cases in 2004
    D Falzon
    EuroTB, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 11:E060323.3. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint [Limited impact of the harm-reduction policy on HCV among drug-users. The ANRS-Coquelicot survey example]
    M Jauffret-Roustide
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:1S53-1S59. 2006
    ..The ANRS-Coquelicot survey was designed to measure the prevalence of HIV and HCV infection among drug users, and to examine determinants of at-risk behaviors...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. pmc Large outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype paratyphi B infection caused by a goats' milk cheese, France, 1993: a case finding and epidemiological study
    J C Desenclos
    Réseau National de Santé Publique, Saint Maurice, France
    BMJ 312:91-4. 1996
    ..To assess the magnitude of a nationwide outbreak of infection with Salmonella enterica serotype paratyphi B and identify the vehicle and source of infection...
  29. pmc Association between indicators of cattle density and incidence of paediatric haemolytic-uraemic syndrome (HUS) in children under 15 years of age in France between 1996 and 2001: an ecological study
    R Haus-Cheymol
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 134:712-8. 2006
    ..001). Our findings are consistent with previous studies in other countries and support the recommendation to limit exposure of children to dairy cattle and manure to reduce the risk of STEC infection...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of listeria infections in Europe
    H De Valk
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 10:251-5. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Acute hepatitis C infection in HIV positive men who have sex with men in Paris, France, 2001-2004
    L Gambotti
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 10:115-7. 2005
    ..HCV transmission probably occurred through bleeding during unprotected traumatic anal sex among HIV+ MSM and may be facilitated by STI mucosal lesions. This report stresses the continuous need to strongly advocate safer sex to MSM...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Food-borne infections: do we need further data collection for public health action and research]
    J C Desenclos
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 50:67-79. 2002
    ..Last, but not the least, a wider public health research approach must also be considered, particularly on the social perception of food-borne risks and the cost-effectiveness analysis of the prevention measures that are taken...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Incidence and risk factors of HCV infection in a cohort of intravenous drug users in the North and East of France]
    A Bruandet
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:1S15-1S22. 2006
    ..In order to evaluate the incidence and risk factors of infection by hepatitis C virus (HCV) among intravenous drug users we conducted a prospective cohort study of HCV and HIV negative IVDU in the North and East of France...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of an apparent cluster of Crohn's disease cases in Indre-et-Loire, France (1990-1999)]
    M Valenciano
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 50:509-17. 2002
    ..The local population raised the hypothesis that an environmental source could be responsible for these cases. An investigation was carried out to assess the excess of cases and to identify their possible determinants...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C in a ward for cystic fibrosis and diabetic patients: possible transmission by spring-loaded finger-stick devices for self-monitoring of capillary blood glucose
    J C Desenclos
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:701-7. 2001
    ..Strict application of Standard Precautions procedures is warranted in any healthcare setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint [The capture-recapture applied to epidemiology: principles, limits and application]
    A Gallay
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 14, rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice Cedex, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 50:219-32. 2002
    ..It should not replace population sampling methods only because of its low cost. Otherwise it is a very informative approach to evaluate the sensitivity and representativeness of surveillance systems and registries...
  37. pmc The use of the case-crossover design in a continuous common source food-borne outbreak
    S Haegebaert
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12 Rue du Val d Osne, 94415 Saint Maurice, France
    Epidemiol Infect 131:809-13. 2003
    ..1-46.9). In this investigation the case-crossover design proved to be a useful and efficient alternative to the case-control approach. However, further evaluation of this design in outbreak investigation is needed...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for hepatitis C virus transmission to Health Care Workers after occupational exposure: a European case-control study]
    Y Yazdanpanah
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et du Voyageur, Centre Hospitalier de Tourcoing
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:1S23-1S31. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess potential risk factors for Hepatitis C seroconversion after occupational exposure to HCV...
  39. ncbi request reprint Principles and uses of HIV incidence estimation from recent infection testing--a review
    S Le Vu
    Department of Infectious Diseases, HIV AIDS STI HCV Unit, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, French Institute for Public Health Surveillance, InVS, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 13:. 2008
    ..However, further research on the specific aspect of window period estimation is needed in order to generalise these methods in various population settings...
  40. doi request reprint ["Veille sanitaire": tools, functions, process of healthcare monitoring in France]
    D Eilstein
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 60:401-11. 2012
    ..The authors have attempted to provide the scientific community with a reference framework useful for exchanging information to promote research and methodological development dedicated to this public health application of epidemiology...
  41. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of pertussis in French hospitals in 1993 and 1994: thirty years after a routine use of vaccination
    S Baron
    Réseau National de Santé Publique, Saint Maurice, France
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:412-8. 1998
    ..Despite widespread vaccination during 30 years, the hypothesis of a resurgence of pertussis in France has been raised by outbreaks and sporadic case reports. No surveillance data were available after 1985...
  42. doi request reprint Toxoplasmosis among pregnant women in France: risk factors and change of prevalence between 1995 and 2003
    F Berger
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 57:241-8. 2009
    ..In France, prevention of congenital toxoplasmosis is based on serial serology tests, performed repeatedly until delivery for pregnant women who remain negative then at the first prenatal visit...
  43. pmc Sporadic cases of community acquired legionnaires' disease: an ecological study to identify new sources of contamination
    D Che
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:466-9. 2003
    ..To explore the relation between incidence of sporadic and community acquired legionnaires' disease and exposure to potentially contaminated industrial aerosols...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Viral hepatitis B and C: an object of public health research]
    J C Desenclos
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:1S1-1S3. 2006
  46. pmc Incidence and risk factors of HCV and HIV infections in a cohort of intravenous drug users in the North and East of France
    D Lucidarme
    Service de Pathologie Digestive, Centre Hospitalier Saint Philibert, rue du Grand But BP, Lomme cedex, France
    Epidemiol Infect 132:699-708. 2004
    ..The incidence was nil for HIV infection and 9/100 person-years (95% CI 4.6-13.4) for HCV infection. In a multivariable analysis, we found that syringe and cotton sharing were the only independent predictive factors of HCV seroconversion...
  47. ncbi request reprint Emergence of Clostridium difficile toxinotype III, PCR-ribotype 027-associated disease, France, 2006
    B Coignard
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 11:E060914.1. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Probable transmission of HIV from an orthopedic surgeon to a patient in France
    F Lot
    Réseau National de Santé Publique, Saint Maurice, France
    Ann Intern Med 130:1-6. 1999
    ..In October 1995, the French Ministry of Health offered HIV testing to patients who had been operated on by an orthopedic surgeon in whom AIDS was recently diagnosed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results from the new HIV surveillance system in France
    F Lot
    Departement des Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 9:34-7. 2004
    ..Over half of infections shown to be recently acquired were in MSM; this may indicate an increased HIV incidence in this population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for hepatitis C virus transmission to health care workers after occupational exposure: a European case-control study
    Y Yazdanpanah
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et du Voyageur, Centre Hospitalier de Tourcoing, Faculte de Medecine de Lille, Tourcoing, France
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1423-30. 2005
    ..Additional studies are required to identify risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission to health care workers after occupational exposure to HCV...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reported cases of congenital syphilis in the French national hospital database
    N Nicolay
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, St Maurice, Paris, France
    Euro Surveill 13:. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint International travels and fever screening during epidemics: a literature review on the effectiveness and potential use of non-contact infrared thermometers
    D Bitar
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 14:. 2009
    ..These limits should be considered when setting up border control measures to delay the pandemic progression...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Meningococcal W135 infection epidemics associated with pilgrimage to Mecca in 2000]
    M D Matsika-Claquin
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d'Osne, F94415 Saint-Maurice
    Presse Med 30:1529-34. 2001
    ..The characteristics of the most recent cases do however suggest an epidemic clone persists in the general population. The Direction of Health recommends vaccination using the quadrivalent A,C,W135,Y vaccine for the 2001 Raj...
  54. ncbi request reprint Rectal lymphogranuloma venereum surveillance in France 2004-2005
    M Herida
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 11:155-6. 2006
    ..As with syphilis in recent years, the emergence of LGV in Europe is mainly affecting HIV-infected MSM. The screening and treatment of STIs should be included in the clinical follow-up of all HIV-infected MSM...
  55. doi request reprint [Evaluation of various public health infectious diseases surveillance systems based on a generic protocol]
    M Herida
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d Osne, 94414 Saint Maurice cedex, France Electronic address
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 63:35-42. 2015
    ..In 2009, an evaluation protocol aiming at evaluating different surveillance systems was developed according to the international recommendations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Vaccine preventable diseases: a regional surveillance can help improve data comparability between countries
    J C Desenclos
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 6:93-4. 2001
    ..Whether this will be enough to effectively monitor timeliness and to compare the incidence in countries with different immunisation strategies and coverage needs to be further evaluated...
  57. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS in Europe: epidemiological situation in 2006 and a new framework for surveillance
    M Herida
    European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden
    Euro Surveill 12:E071122.1. 2007
  58. pmc Epidemiology of vertebral osteomyelitis (VO) in France: analysis of hospital-discharge data 2002-2003
    L Grammatico
    CHRU de Tours, Service d Information Médicale et Economie de la Santé, Tours, France
    Epidemiol Infect 136:653-60. 2008
    ..Three percent of patients died. A review of 90 medical records confirmed the diagnosis of VO in 94% of cases. Using a hospital database and a specific case definition, nationwide surveillance of VO is possible...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Contribution of modelization to our knowledge of the spread of infectious diseases and their prevention]
    J C Desenclos
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:105-9. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint [Acute gastro-enteritis in children in France: estimates of disease burden through national hospital discharge data]
    F Fourquet
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 2, boulevard Tonnelle, 37044 Tours Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 10:861-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the burden of hospitalized infectious gastroenteritis of children younger than 5 years of age and associated costs...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Nosocomial risk factors of hepatitis C infection. A multicenter study in a hospital-based population]
    S Maugat
    Centre de Coordination de la Lutte contre l Infection Nosocomiale pour l inter région Nord, Paris, Institut Biomedical des Cordeliers, 15 21, rue de l Ecole de Medecine, 75006 Paris
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 51:301-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence and to identify risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in hospitalized patients frequently exposed to invasive procedures...
  62. ncbi request reprint The challenge of hepatitis C surveillance in Europe
    J C Desenclos
    Euro Surveill 8:99-100. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Roles and functions of a European Union Public Health Centre for Communicable Diseases and other threats to health
    F Van Loock
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
    Euro Surveill 7:78-84. 2002
    ..They could be combined into a European Centre for Communicable Diseases that is planned to become active by 2005...