O Lesens

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Bacteremia and endocarditis caused by a Gordonia species in a patient with a central venous catheter
    O Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Strasbourg, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:382-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and the risk for methicillin resistance: is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definition for community-acquired bacteremia still appropriate?
    Olivier Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:204-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint [Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)]
    O Lesens
    université Clermont 1, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Nephrol Ther 5:S261-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Positive surveillance blood culture is a predictive factor for secondary metastatic infection in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    Olivier Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Fédération des services de médecine interne, Hopital Civil, 1 Place de l Hopital, B P, 426 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    J Infect 48:245-52. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The questions raised by the management of a patient in Besançon and Strasbourg]
    O Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Strasbourg
    Presse Med 32:1359-64. 2003
  6. doi request reprint [Prognostic value of the LRINEC score (Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis) in soft tissue infections: a prospective study at Clermont-Ferrand University hospital]
    V Corbin
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 137:5-11. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Successful control of a hospital-wide vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium outbreak in France
    C Aumeran
    Université Clermont1, centre hospitalier universitaire de Clermont Ferrand, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:1061-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Culture of per-wound bone specimens: a simplified approach for the medical management of diabetic foot osteomyelitis
    O Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Gabriel Montpied, CHU, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:285-91. 2011
  9. doi request reprint [Potential nosocomial disseminated infection due to Nocardia asteroides after a prosthesis insertion in an immunocompetent patient]
    N Mrozek
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Rev Med Interne 29:1034-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Cryptococcal meningitis disclosed by visual loss in HIV negative patient with ventriculo-atrial shunting]
    X Gibold
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, CHU, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Rev Med Interne 27:330-2. 2006

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  1. pmc Bacteremia and endocarditis caused by a Gordonia species in a patient with a central venous catheter
    O Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Strasbourg, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:382-5. 2000
    ..sputi but exhibiting some atypical biochemical features in a 31-year-old woman with a central venous catheter. This unusual pathogen may be a new cause of opportunistic infections in patients with severe underlying diseases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and the risk for methicillin resistance: is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definition for community-acquired bacteremia still appropriate?
    Olivier Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:204-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate a new classification for bloodstream infections that differentiates hospital acquired, healthcare associated, and community acquired in patients with blood cultures positive for Staphylococcus aureus...
  3. doi request reprint [Vancomycin resistant Enterococci (VRE)]
    O Lesens
    université Clermont 1, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Nephrol Ther 5:S261-4. 2009
    ..Intestinal colonization precedes infection and is responsible for VRE silent dissemination. In case of epidemy, infection control measures should be quickly implemented to avoid endemicity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Positive surveillance blood culture is a predictive factor for secondary metastatic infection in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    Olivier Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Fédération des services de médecine interne, Hopital Civil, 1 Place de l Hopital, B P, 426 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    J Infect 48:245-52. 2004
    ..This cohort study aimed to assess the prognostic value of sustained bacteraemia for outcomes related to Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The questions raised by the management of a patient in Besançon and Strasbourg]
    O Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Strasbourg
    Presse Med 32:1359-64. 2003
    ..In France, 5 probable cases of SARS were diagnosed until May 2003. We report the case of one of the 5 French cases, hospitalized successively in Besançon then in Strasbourg...
  6. doi request reprint [Prognostic value of the LRINEC score (Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis) in soft tissue infections: a prospective study at Clermont-Ferrand University hospital]
    V Corbin
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 137:5-11. 2010
    ..The LRINEC score was developed in a retrospective study in order to distinguish necrotizing fasciitis from severe soft tissue infections using laboratory data...
  7. doi request reprint Successful control of a hospital-wide vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium outbreak in France
    C Aumeran
    Université Clermont1, centre hospitalier universitaire de Clermont Ferrand, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:1061-4. 2008
    ..In conclusion, a hospital-wide VRE outbreak was successfully controlled by a strategy based on routine screening, the reinforcement of hand hygiene and taking barrier precautions...
  8. doi request reprint Culture of per-wound bone specimens: a simplified approach for the medical management of diabetic foot osteomyelitis
    O Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Gabriel Montpied, CHU, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:285-91. 2011
    ..In conclusion, a simplified procedure based on the culture of bone sample obtained via the ulcer after a careful debridement of the wound is effective in the medical management of diabetic foot osteomyelitis...
  9. doi request reprint [Potential nosocomial disseminated infection due to Nocardia asteroides after a prosthesis insertion in an immunocompetent patient]
    N Mrozek
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Rev Med Interne 29:1034-7. 2008
    ..The clinical history is highly suggestive of a hospital-acquired infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Cryptococcal meningitis disclosed by visual loss in HIV negative patient with ventriculo-atrial shunting]
    X Gibold
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, CHU, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Rev Med Interne 27:330-2. 2006
    ..HIV infection is the main cause of cryptococcal neuromeningitis but other diseases may be associated with this infection...
  11. pmc Assessment on experimental bacterial biofilms and in clinical practice of the efficacy of sampling solutions for microbiological testing of endoscopes
    C Aumeran
    Service d Hygiène Hospitalière, CHU Clermont Ferrand, Clermont Ferrand, France
    J Clin Microbiol 50:938-42. 2012
    ..A sampling solution with a tensioactive action is more efficient than saline in detecting biofilm contamination of endoscopes...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Invasive Streptococcus agalactiae infections in non-pregnant adults]
    N Lefebvre
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Strasbourg, 1, Place de l Hopital, 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 37:796-801. 2007
    ..We describe these conditions and clinical characteristics of patients followed in our teaching hospital...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Carcinoma cuniculatum: an uneasy diagnosis to suspect in case of chronic osteomyelitis with unsuccessful outcome despite appropriate antibiotic therapy]
    V Corbin
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses, Hotel Dieu, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Rev Med Interne 27:713-6. 2006
    ..The clinical and histological features of cuniculatum carcinoma (CC) are often misleading...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of microbiological results of needle puncture vs. superficial swab in infected diabetic foot ulcer with osteomyelitis
    L Kessler
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology, University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
    Diabet Med 23:99-102. 2006
    ..To study prospectively two methods for the bacteriological diagnosis of osteomyelitis related to diabetic foot ulcer: needle puncture performed across normal skin surrounding the foot ulcer and superficial swabbing of the ulcer...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus in an epidemic situation: screening at admission for patients at risk of carriage]
    Olivier Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, France
    Presse Med 35:1167-73. 2006
    ..To evaluate a strategy based on screening and isolation at admission to a department of infectious diseases during an epidemic of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) at the University Hospital of Clermont-Ferrand...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Cogan's syndrome revealed by haemorrhagic glairous diarrhoea]
    A C Bursztejn
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Fédération des services de médecine interne, Hopital, BP 426, 67091 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    Presse Med 34:289-92. 2005
    ..Cogan's syndrome is defined by the combination of non syphilitic interstitial keratitis and inner ear dysfunction, similar to Meniere's disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint A case of Aspergillus mediastinitis after heart transplantation successfully treated with liposomal amphotericin B, caspofungin and voriconazole
    E Forestier
    Infectious Diseases Department, Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, 1 Place de l Hopital, 67094 Strasbourg Cedex, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:347-9. 2005
    ..In the few existing reports, evolution was generally fatal, especially in immunocompromised patients, despite treatment with antifungal drugs and surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of comorbidity in mortality related to Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a prospective study using the Charlson weighted index of comorbidity
    Olivier Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clinique Medicale A, Hopitaux Universitaires, Strasbourg, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:890-6. 2003
    ..To demonstrate the effectiveness of the Charlson weighted index of comorbidity (WIC) for controlling comorbidity in prospective studies focusing on mortality in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB)...
  19. pmc Methicillin-susceptible, doxycycline-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Côte d'Ivoire
    Olivier Lesens
    Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:488-90. 2007
    ..In a transssectional survey, nasal carriage of this strain was found in 2.9% of 273 soldiers about to be sent to Côte d'Ivoire and was associated with prior malaria prophylaxis with doxycycline...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Non Hodgkin's and Hodgkin's lymphomas and HIV: frequency, outcome and immune response under HAART; Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital, 1991-2003]
    C Jacomet
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Clermont Ferrand, BP 69, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Med Mal Infect 36:157-62. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint [Emergence of monomicrobial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in diabetic foot osteomyelitis (retrospective study of 48 cases)]
    Gaëlle Couret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, CHU, Clermont Ferrand 63 Service d endocrinologie, Hopital Gabriel Montpied, CHU, Clermont Ferrand 63
    Presse Med 36:851-8. 2007
    ..Describe the clinical appearance, microorganisms involved, and prognosis of diabetic foot osteomyelitis...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Should presumptive meningoencephalitis treatment in adults be active against Mycoplasma pneumoniae?]
    S Trouillier
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hotel Dieu, CHU, Boulevard Leon Malfreyt, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Med Mal Infect 37:738-45. 2007
    ..Meningoencephalitis is the most common central nervous system complication caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Its frequency is probably underestimated...
  23. pmc Probiotics and intestinal colonization by vancomycin-resistant enterococci in mice and humans
    Magali Vidal
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU Clermont Ferrand, Clermont Ferrand, France
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2595-8. 2010
    ..No effect of Lcr35 was observed in a double-blind placebo randomized study, involving nine patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Prevention and infection in adults patients with hyposplenism]
    V Chanet
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses, Hotel Dieu, Boulevard Leon Malfreyt, 63000 Clermont Ferrand, France
    Med Mal Infect 34:493-8. 2004
    ..Despite these prevention policies, the patient must be informed of the risk of very severe infection...
  25. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of colonization and infection with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a French university hospital
    Olivier Lesens
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:984-6. 2006
    ..002), and prior exposure to antianaerobials (OR, 11 [95% CI, 1.5-88]; P<.02) were independently predictive of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium carriage...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Evolution of TEM-type enzymes: biochemical and genetic characterization of two new complex mutant TEM enzymes, TEM-151 and TEM-152, from a single patient
    Frederic Robin
    CHU Clermont Ferrand, Centre de Biologie, Laboratoire de Bactériologie Clinique, Clermont Ferrand F 63003, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:1304-9. 2007
    ..17 microM). These results confirm the evolution of TEM-type enzymes toward complex enzymes harboring the two kinds of substitutions which confer an extended spectrum of action against beta-lactam antibiotics and resistance to inhibitors...
  28. pmc Evaluation of a new chromogenic medium, ChromID VRE, for detection of vancomycin-resistant Enterococci in stool samples and rectal swabs
    Julien Delmas
    Laboratoire de Bactériologie Clinique, Centre de Biologie, CHU Clermont Ferrand, Clermont Ferrand F 63003, France
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2731-3. 2007
    ..ChromID VRE in combination with Gram straining provided a higher specificity than Enterococcosel, irrespective of the incubation time and enrichment...