Judith E Mueller

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Country: France

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Conjugate vaccine introduction in the African meningitis belt: meeting surveillance objectives
    Judith E Mueller
    EHESP French School of Public Health, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Rennes, France and Emerging Disease Epidemiology Unit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Trop Med Int Health 18:58-64. 2013
  2. pmc Study of a localized meningococcal meningitis epidemic in Burkina Faso: incidence, carriage, and immunity
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    J Infect Dis 204:1787-95. 2011
  3. pmc Pneumococci in the African meningitis belt: meningitis incidence and carriage prevalence in children and adults
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e52464. 2012
  4. pmc Molecular characteristics and epidemiology of meningococcal carriage, Burkina Faso, 2003
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:847-54. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Pneumococcal serotype distribution among meningitis cases from Togo and Burkina Faso during 2007-2009
    Bradford D Gessner
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Vaccine 30:G41-5. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of respiratory tract infection symptoms and air humidity with meningococcal carriage in Burkina Faso
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1543-52. 2008
  7. pmc Emergence of epidemic Neisseria meningitidis serogroup X meningitis in Togo and Burkina Faso
    Isabelle Delrieu
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e19513. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Meningococcal serogroup W135 in the African meningitis belt: epidemiology, immunity and vaccines
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, 25 du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Expert Rev Vaccines 5:319-36. 2006
  9. pmc Serotyping pneumococcal meningitis cases in the African meningitis belt by use of multiplex PCR with cerebrospinal fluid
    Berthe Marie Njanpop Lafourcade
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, at the Institut Pasteur, 25 28 Rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    J Clin Microbiol 48:612-4. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A hypothetical explanatory model for meningococcal meningitis in the African meningitis belt
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, 25 28 Rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e553-9. 2010

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Conjugate vaccine introduction in the African meningitis belt: meeting surveillance objectives
    Judith E Mueller
    EHESP French School of Public Health, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Rennes, France and Emerging Disease Epidemiology Unit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Trop Med Int Health 18:58-64. 2013
    ..Molecular diagnostics will facilitate surveillance in remote areas, but the available techniques should be evaluated for diagnostic performance in the field and long-term sustainability...
  2. pmc Study of a localized meningococcal meningitis epidemic in Burkina Faso: incidence, carriage, and immunity
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    J Infect Dis 204:1787-95. 2011
    ..To better understand localized meningococcal meningitis epidemics, we evaluated a serogroup A (NmA) epidemic in Burkina Faso by surveillance, carriage, and seroprevalence studies...
  3. pmc Pneumococci in the African meningitis belt: meningitis incidence and carriage prevalence in children and adults
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e52464. 2012
    ..The development of optimal vaccination strategies for pneumococcal conjugate vaccines requires serotype-specific data on disease incidence and carriage prevalence. This information is lacking for the African meningitis belt...
  4. pmc Molecular characteristics and epidemiology of meningococcal carriage, Burkina Faso, 2003
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:847-54. 2007
    ..These findings show the need for large samples and a longitudinal design for N. meningitidis serogroup A carriage studies...
  5. doi request reprint Pneumococcal serotype distribution among meningitis cases from Togo and Burkina Faso during 2007-2009
    Bradford D Gessner
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Vaccine 30:G41-5. 2012
    ..Pneumococcal meningitis was highly seasonal regardless of serotype. Data from this study emphasize the potential usefulness of PCVs among older children and adults...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association of respiratory tract infection symptoms and air humidity with meningococcal carriage in Burkina Faso
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1543-52. 2008
    ..To evaluate risk factors for meningococcal carriage and carriage acquisition in the African meningitis belt, comparing epidemic serogroup A (NmA) to non-epidemic serogroups...
  7. pmc Emergence of epidemic Neisseria meningitidis serogroup X meningitis in Togo and Burkina Faso
    Isabelle Delrieu
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e19513. 2011
    ..Although limited to a few districts, we have documented NmX meningitis epidemics occurring with a seasonal incidence previously only reported in the meningitis belt for NmW135 and NmA, which argues for development of an NmX vaccine...
  8. ncbi request reprint Meningococcal serogroup W135 in the African meningitis belt: epidemiology, immunity and vaccines
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, 25 du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Expert Rev Vaccines 5:319-36. 2006
    ..This review summarizes the existing data on N. meningitidis W135 epidemiology, immunology and vaccines as they relate to meningitis in sub-Saharan Africa...
  9. pmc Serotyping pneumococcal meningitis cases in the African meningitis belt by use of multiplex PCR with cerebrospinal fluid
    Berthe Marie Njanpop Lafourcade
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, at the Institut Pasteur, 25 28 Rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    J Clin Microbiol 48:612-4. 2010
    ..In regional meningitis surveillance, CSF-based PCR increased the serotype information yield from 40% of cases (isolate testing) to 90%...
  10. ncbi request reprint A hypothetical explanatory model for meningococcal meningitis in the African meningitis belt
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Institut Pasteur, 25 28 Rue du Dr Roux, 75724 Paris Cedex 15, France
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e553-9. 2010
    ..Epidemic waves occur if new meningococcal strains which escape pre-existing immunity, enter the population. Future research should include the impact of viral co-infection on bacterial colonization and invasion...
  11. pmc African meningitis belt pneumococcal disease epidemiology indicates a need for an effective serotype 1 containing vaccine, including for older children and adults
    Bradford D Gessner
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, 25 28 rue du Dr, Roux, Paris 75728, France
    BMC Infect Dis 10:22. 2010
    ..We aimed to collect all available population based data on pneumococcal meningitis throughout life in the African meningitis belt and then to model overall meningitis risk to help inform vaccine policy...
  12. pmc Meningitis dipstick rapid test: evaluating diagnostic performance during an urban Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A outbreak, Burkina Faso, 2007
    Angela M C Rose
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e11086. 2010
    ..Although the former is the current standard for bacterial meningitis surveillance in the meningitis belt, nested PCR performed in a certified laboratory should be used as an absolute reference when evaluating new diagnostic tests...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A and W-135: carriage and immunity in Burkina Faso, 2003
    Judith E Mueller
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    J Infect Dis 193:812-20. 2006
    ..meningitidis serogroup W-135 and serogroup A disease are hyperendemic and most of the population received polysaccharide A/C vaccine during 2002...
  14. pmc Definition and characterization of localised meningitis epidemics in Burkina Faso: a longitudinal retrospective study
    Haoua Tall
    Agence de Medecine Preventive, Paris, France
    BMC Infect Dis 12:2. 2012
    ..To facilitate research and surveillance, we aimed to develop a definition for localised epidemics to be used in real-time surveillance based on weekly case reports at the health centre level...