X Pourrut

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc No evidence of dengue virus circulation in rural Gabon
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1568-9. 2011
  2. pmc New STLV-3 strains and a divergent SIVmus strain identified in non-human primate bushmeat in Gabon
    Florian Liegeois
    UMI 233, Trans VIH MI, Recherches Translationnelles sur le VIH et les Maladies Infectieuses Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD, University of Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France
    Retrovirology 9:28. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in primate bushmeat and pets in Cameroon
    X Pourrut
    Centre de Recherches médicales de Franceville, CIRMF, BP 769, Franceville, Gabon
    Vet Parasitol 175:187-91. 2011
  4. pmc Rift Valley fever virus seroprevalence in human rural populations of Gabon
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UMR 190, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e763. 2010
  5. pmc First serological evidence of West Nile virus in human rural populations of Gabon
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UMR 190, Marseille, France
    Virol J 7:132. 2010
  6. pmc Large serological survey showing cocirculation of Ebola and Marburg viruses in Gabonese bat populations, and a high seroprevalence of both viruses in Rousettus aegyptiacus
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UR 178, Marseille, France
    BMC Infect Dis 9:159. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal patterns of Zaire ebolavirus antibody prevalence in the possible reservoir bat species
    X Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UR178, Franceville, Gabon
    J Infect Dis 196:S176-83. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Absence of plasmodial infection among wild monkeys in Northern Senegal?]
    X Pourrut
    IRD UR 178 CIRMF, Franceville, Gabon
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 102:17-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Search for Enterocytozoon bieneusi infection in wild monkeys in Cameroon
    X Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 5045, 34032, Montpellier, France
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:56-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Ebolavirus and other filoviruses
    J P Gonzalez
    Fundamentals and Domains of Disease Emergence Research Unit, RU178, Institute for Research Development, IRD, Paris, France
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 315:363-87. 2007

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Publications11

  1. pmc No evidence of dengue virus circulation in rural Gabon
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1568-9. 2011
    ..There are 2 transmission cycles for this virus. The endemic/epidemic cycle involves humans and the mosquito species Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. The zoonotic or sylvatic cycle involves monkeys and sylvatic Aedes spp. mosquitoes (1)...
  2. pmc New STLV-3 strains and a divergent SIVmus strain identified in non-human primate bushmeat in Gabon
    Florian Liegeois
    UMI 233, Trans VIH MI, Recherches Translationnelles sur le VIH et les Maladies Infectieuses Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD, University of Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France
    Retrovirology 9:28. 2012
    ..We conducted a pilot study on 63 blood and/or tissues samples derived from NHP bushmeat seized by the competent authorities in different locations across the country...
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in primate bushmeat and pets in Cameroon
    X Pourrut
    Centre de Recherches médicales de Franceville, CIRMF, BP 769, Franceville, Gabon
    Vet Parasitol 175:187-91. 2011
    ..One pet monkey kept in an urban household in Yaoundé was infected by Schistosoma mansoni. The potential public health implications of these findings are discussed...
  4. pmc Rift Valley fever virus seroprevalence in human rural populations of Gabon
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UMR 190, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e763. 2010
    ..In contrast, the prevalence of RVFV has rarely been investigated in central African countries...
  5. pmc First serological evidence of West Nile virus in human rural populations of Gabon
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UMR 190, Marseille, France
    Virol J 7:132. 2010
    ..The linear increase with age suggests continuous exposure of Gabonese populations to WNV. Further investigations are needed to determine the WNV cycle and transmission patterns in Gabon...
  6. pmc Large serological survey showing cocirculation of Ebola and Marburg viruses in Gabonese bat populations, and a high seroprevalence of both viruses in Rousettus aegyptiacus
    Xavier Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UR 178, Marseille, France
    BMC Infect Dis 9:159. 2009
    ..Recently, bats of multiple species have been identified as possible natural hosts of Zaire ebolavirus (ZEBOV) in Gabon and Republic of Congo, and also of marburgvirus (MARV) in Gabon and Democratic Republic of Congo...
  7. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal patterns of Zaire ebolavirus antibody prevalence in the possible reservoir bat species
    X Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, UR178, Franceville, Gabon
    J Infect Dis 196:S176-83. 2007
    ..monstrosus females suggests virus transmission within bat populations through fighting and sexual contact. Our study, thus, helps to describe Ebola virus circulation in bats and offers some insight into the appearance of outbreaks...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Absence of plasmodial infection among wild monkeys in Northern Senegal?]
    X Pourrut
    IRD UR 178 CIRMF, Franceville, Gabon
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 102:17-8. 2009
    ..No blood parasites were observed. This negative result is in line with previous studies which never showed evidences of malaria parasites in monkeys from African savannahs. This intriguing absence is underlined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Search for Enterocytozoon bieneusi infection in wild monkeys in Cameroon
    X Pourrut
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 5045, 34032, Montpellier, France
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:56-7. 2002
    ..None of the 42 samples was positive, suggesting that wild monkeys do not represent a major reservoir for microsporidia in Central Africa...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ebolavirus and other filoviruses
    J P Gonzalez
    Fundamentals and Domains of Disease Emergence Research Unit, RU178, Institute for Research Development, IRD, Paris, France
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 315:363-87. 2007
    ..During the reproductive period, infected body fluid can also be shed in the environment and present a potential risk for indirect transmission to other vertebrates...
  11. pmc Characterization of a novel simian immunodeficiency virus from guereza colobus monkeys (Colobus guereza) in Cameroon: a new lineage in the nonhuman primate lentivirus family
    V Courgnaud
    , Montpellier, France
    J Virol 75:857-66. 2001
    ..Therefore, SIVcol from guereza colobus monkeys (C. guereza) is the first primate lentivirus identified in the Colobinae subfamily and the divergence of SIVcol may reflect divergence of the host lineage...