Fabrice Simon

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc The challenge of diagnosing Plasmodium ovale malaria in travellers: report of six clustered cases in French soldiers returning from West Africa
    Franck de Laval
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Malar J 9:358. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Leptospirosis in a French traveler returning from Mauritius
    Fabrice Simon
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 19:69-71. 2012
  3. pmc Ex vivo activity of the ACT new components pyronaridine and piperaquine in comparison with conventional ACT drugs against isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Aurélie Pascual
    Unité de Recherche en Biologie et Epidémiologie Parasitaires Unité de Recherche pour les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes UMR 6236, Institut de Recherche Biomédicale des Armées, Allée du Médecin Colonel Jamot, BP 60109, 13262 Marseille Cedex, France
    Malar J 11:45. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Administrative issues linked to health insurance coverage of chronic post-chikungunya rheumatism]
    F Simon
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran
    Med Trop (Mars) 72:99-102. 2012
  5. pmc Antimalarial drug use in general populations of tropical Africa
    Florence Gardella
    Unité de Recherche en Biologie et Epidémiologie Parasitaires URBEP, IMTSSA, Parc du Pharo B, P, 46, 13998, Marseille Armees, France
    Malar J 7:124. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Chikungunya infection: an emerging rheumatism among travelers returned from Indian Ocean islands. Report of 47 cases
    Fabrice Simon
    From Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, Marseilles, France
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:123-37. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Chikungunya: a paradigm of emergence and globalization of vector-borne diseases
    Fabrice Simon
    Service de pathologies infectieuses et tropicales, Hôspital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, BP 50, 13998 Marseille Armees, France
    Med Clin North Am 92:1323-43, ix. 2008
  8. pmc Chikungunya virus infection
    Fabrice Simon
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:218-28. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Chikungunya virus-induced myopericarditis: toward an increase of dilated cardiomyopathy in countries with epidemics?
    Fabrice Simon
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, de Cardiologie, Laboratoire de Biochimie, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:212-3. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Risk of noscomial infection in intertropical Africa--part 1: background]
    F Simon
    Service de pathologies infectieuses et tropicales, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, 13998 Marseille Armees
    Med Trop (Mars) 66:91-6. 2006

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Publications53

  1. pmc The challenge of diagnosing Plasmodium ovale malaria in travellers: report of six clustered cases in French soldiers returning from West Africa
    Franck de Laval
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Malar J 9:358. 2010
    ..The clinical and biological features of six clustered cases of P. ovale malaria in an army unit of 62 French soldiers returning from the Ivory Coast are reported...
  2. doi request reprint Leptospirosis in a French traveler returning from Mauritius
    Fabrice Simon
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 19:69-71. 2012
    ..Following an initial dengue-like presentation, the patient suffered pancreatic involvement and trigeminal neuralgia, which are two unusual delayed features of leptospirosis...
  3. pmc Ex vivo activity of the ACT new components pyronaridine and piperaquine in comparison with conventional ACT drugs against isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
    Aurélie Pascual
    Unité de Recherche en Biologie et Epidémiologie Parasitaires Unité de Recherche pour les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes UMR 6236, Institut de Recherche Biomédicale des Armées, Allée du Médecin Colonel Jamot, BP 60109, 13262 Marseille Cedex, France
    Malar J 11:45. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Administrative issues linked to health insurance coverage of chronic post-chikungunya rheumatism]
    F Simon
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran
    Med Trop (Mars) 72:99-102. 2012
    ..We describe two patients under this treatment confronted with financial health insurance issues due to the lack of administrative recognition of post-chikungunya rheumatism as a long-term affliction or an occupational disease...
  5. pmc Antimalarial drug use in general populations of tropical Africa
    Florence Gardella
    Unité de Recherche en Biologie et Epidémiologie Parasitaires URBEP, IMTSSA, Parc du Pharo B, P, 46, 13998, Marseille Armees, France
    Malar J 7:124. 2008
    ..The present study explores the geographical, socio-economic and behavioural factors associated with the use of antimalarial drugs in Africa...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chikungunya infection: an emerging rheumatism among travelers returned from Indian Ocean islands. Report of 47 cases
    Fabrice Simon
    From Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, Marseilles, France
    Medicine (Baltimore) 86:123-37. 2007
    ..As CHIKV could spread throughout the world, all physicians should be prepared to encounter this arboviral infection...
  7. doi request reprint Chikungunya: a paradigm of emergence and globalization of vector-borne diseases
    Fabrice Simon
    Service de pathologies infectieuses et tropicales, Hôspital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, BP 50, 13998 Marseille Armees, France
    Med Clin North Am 92:1323-43, ix. 2008
    ..In this article, the authors review different aspects of this reemerging and fascinating disease, focusing on clinical aspects and lessons from the recent large-scale outbreaks...
  8. pmc Chikungunya virus infection
    Fabrice Simon
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:218-28. 2011
    ..Thus, the globalization of CHIKV exposes countries with Aedes mosquitoes both to brutal outbreaks of acute incapacitating episodes and endemic long-lasting disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chikungunya virus-induced myopericarditis: toward an increase of dilated cardiomyopathy in countries with epidemics?
    Fabrice Simon
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, de Cardiologie, Laboratoire de Biochimie, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:212-3. 2008
    ..An unexpected delayed increase in dilated cardiomyopathy may be observed in countries affected by the outbreak of chikungunya virus disease during 2005-2007...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Risk of noscomial infection in intertropical Africa--part 1: background]
    F Simon
    Service de pathologies infectieuses et tropicales, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, 13998 Marseille Armees
    Med Trop (Mars) 66:91-6. 2006
    ..Assessment of the risks for patients and caregivers is a necessary prerequisite for implementing measures to control nosocomial infections in intertropical Africa...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Risk of nosocomial infection in intertropical Africa--part 2: patient infection]
    F Simon
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, l Hôpital d instruction des armées Laveran, Marseilles Armées
    Med Trop (Mars) 67:197-203. 2007
    ..Epidemics involving viral hemorrhagic fever are rare but highly publicized events that attest to daily neglect of nosocomial risk factors in some health care facilities..
  12. ncbi request reprint [Absidia corymbifera skin necrosis in a Senegalese diabetic]
    F Simon
    Service de pathologies infectieuses et tropicales, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, 13998 Marseille Armees
    Med Trop (Mars) 64:18. 2004
  13. pmc Travel-associated diseases, Indian Ocean Islands, 1997-2010
    Helene Savini
    Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:1297-301. 2013
    ..Malaria (from Comoros and Madagascar), acute nonparasitic diarrhea, and parasitoses were the most frequently diagnosed infectious diseases. An increase in arboviral diseases reflected the 2005 outbreak of chikungunya fever. ..
  14. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity in French Hajj pilgrims
    Philippe Gautret
    Institut Hospitalo Universitaire en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:215-8. 2013
    ..The prevalence of diabetes in French pilgrims was five times higher compared to that of the overall French population. This situation prompts us to organize in the next future, pre-Hajj education seminars for diabetics...
  15. pmc Multinormal in vitro distribution model suitable for the distribution of Plasmodium falciparum chemosusceptibility to doxycycline
    Sebastien Briolant
    Unité de Recherche en Biologie et Epidémiologie Parasitaires, Institut de Medecine Tropicale du Service de Sante des Armees, Le Pharo, Marseille, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:688-95. 2009
    ..In Senegal, 55% of the P. falciparum isolates were predicted to be classified as component C. The cutoff of reduced susceptibility to doxycycline in vitro was estimated to be 35 microM...
  16. doi request reprint Morbidity and impaired quality of life 30 months after chikungunya infection: comparative cohort of infected and uninfected French military policemen in Reunion Island
    Catherine Marimoutou
    Clinical Research Unit, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:212-9. 2012
    ..Questions persist regarding the duration of this impairment and the possibility of a return to "before CHIKV" health status for infected patients...
  17. pmc Multicenter EuroTravNet/GeoSentinel study of travel-related infectious diseases in Europe
    Philippe Gautret
    Assitance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1783-90. 2009
    ..These results should be considered in the practice of travel medicine and development of health recommendations for European travelers...
  18. pmc Persisting mixed cryoglobulinemia in Chikungunya infection
    Manuela Oliver
    Laboratoire de Biochimie, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e374. 2009
    ..Considering the existence of occasional peripheral vascular disorders and some unexpected seronegativity during the chronic stage of the disease, we hypothesized the role of cryoglobulins...
  19. doi request reprint Illness in French travelers to Senegal: prospective cohort follow-up and sentinel surveillance data
    Aissata Dia
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 17:296-302. 2010
    ..To investigate travel-associated illnesses in French travelers to Senegal...
  20. pmc Chikungunya fever: a clinical and virological investigation of outpatients on Reunion Island, South-West Indian Ocean
    Simon Djamel Thiberville
    UMR 190, Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Aix Marseille Univ IRD EHESP French School of Public Health, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2004. 2013
    ..Although almost all patients are outpatients, medical investigations mainly focused on hospitalised patients...
  21. doi request reprint Travel reported by pilgrims from Marseille, France before and after the 2010 Hajj
    Philippe Gautret
    Institut Hospitalo Universitaire en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 19:130-2. 2012
    ..Surveillance of Hajj-associated infectious diseases in returned French pilgrims should be coordinated between France and North African countries...
  22. doi request reprint Efficacy of antimalarial chemoprophylaxis for travelers
    Sébastien Sicard
    Department of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Laveran Military Hospital, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 16:66-7. 2009
    ..A study of their preventive antimalarial measures identified a strong association of malaria attack with absence or inadequacy of chemoprophylaxis but not with mechanic measures...
  23. ncbi request reprint [West Nile virus: in France again, in humans and horses]
    Jean Paul Durand
    Laboratoire associé au Centre national des arbovirus, Unité de virologie, Institut de Medecine Tropicale du Service de Sante des Armees, Parc du Pharo, 13007 Marseille, France
    Rev Prat 54:703-10. 2004
    ..During 2003, this efficient action led to identify 6 human cases in a formerly WNV-free French Mediterranean coast, but not in Camargue...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Interest of new molecular typing method in the study of hospital transmitted Staphylococcus aureus population]
    S Vedy
    Laboratoire de Biologie Medicale, HIA Laveran, boulevard A Laveran, 13998 Marseille, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 55:382-9. 2007
    ..To determinate the origin of acquired S. aureus among hospitalised patients and to evaluate the transmission of strains between health care workers and hopistalised patients...
  25. doi request reprint Imported loiasis in France: a retrospective analysis of 47 cases
    Natacha Gantois
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Travel Med Infect Dis 11:366-73. 2013
    ..French physicians occasionally encounter travelers (immigrants, expatriates, others) seeking care for loiasis...
  26. doi request reprint Acute pancreatitis: a rare complication of acute hepatitis E
    Cécile Deniel
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, Marseille, France
    J Clin Virol 51:202-4. 2011
    ..No pancreatitis-related death is reported in the 13 previous reported cases...
  27. ncbi request reprint Antimalarial drug susceptibility and point mutations associated with drug resistance in 248 Plasmodium falciparum isolates imported from Comoros to Marseille, France in 2004 2006
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:431-7. 2007
    ..falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter gene. This study represents a unique opportunity to improve surveillance of P. falciparum drug resistance in Comoros with consequences for treatment and chemoprophylaxis guidelines...
  28. doi request reprint Delayed focal lipoatrophy after AS03-adjuvanted influenza A (H1N1) 2009 vaccine
    Emilie Javelle
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille Cedex 13, France
    Vaccine 29:1123-5. 2011
    ..Inadequate administration into the adipose tissue may be causative. During next pandemic, education to optimal intramuscular administration and prolonged monitoring of adverse effects could be proposed...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Risk of nosocomial infection in Intertropical Africa. Part 4: prevention]
    S Rebaudet
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, 13998 Marseille Armees
    Med Trop (Mars) 68:73-82. 2008
    ..However it will require a cultural revolution. The keys to success will be changing the organizational culture, developing a commitment to prevention and evaluating performance regularly...
  30. doi request reprint Crossing the Gulf of Aden: cutaneous infections in African migrant shipwreck survivors
    Fabrice Simon
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France
    Travel Med Infect Dis 11:431-4. 2013
    ..Migrants face infectious risks during their precarious travel, including severe cutaneous infections that require specific medical and surgical treatment by the emergency services. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint [Travel during pregnancy]
    P Gautret
    Service de pathologies infectieuses et tropicales, Hôpital d Instruction desArmées Laveran, Marseille
    Med Trop (Mars) 68:29-30. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint [Risk of nosocomial infection in intertropical Africa--part 3: health care workers]
    S Rebaudet
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, 13998 Marseille Armees
    Med Trop (Mars) 67:291-300. 2007
    ..Finally, one should not underestimate the risk of infection transmission from health care provider to patient, like in several past outbreaks of Ebola hemorrhagic fever...
  33. doi request reprint [New use of primaquine for malaria]
    M Oliver
    Laboratoire de Biochimie, Hôpital d Instruction des Armées Laveran, Marseille, France
    Med Mal Infect 38:169-79. 2008
    ..vivax or P. ovale. In France, primaquine is not approved for prevention and treatment and its use requires a specific temporary authorization...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dengue type 3 virus infections in European travellers returning from the Comoros and Zanzibar, February-April 2010
    P Gautret
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases Unit, Hospital Nord, Marseille, France
    Euro Surveill 15:19541. 2010
    ..Four cases were non-complicated dengue fever and one case dengue hemorrhagic fever. Three patients were viraemic at the time of diagnosis and infected with Dengue type 3 virus...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Chikungunya: a case of painful rash and fever in a patient returning from the Indian Ocean]
    S Fourcade
    Service de Pathologie Infectieuse et Tropicale, Hôpital d instruction des armées Alphonse Laveran, 13998 Marseille Armees
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 133:549-51. 2006
    ..In this paper, we discuss the different diagnoses to be considered in a case of fever with pain and rash and we examine the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnostic methods and management of Chikungunya virus...
  36. ncbi request reprint [The unexpected Chikungunya outbreak]
    F Simon
    Rev Med Interne 27:437-41. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Variability of human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (hiv-2) infecting patients living in france
    F Damond
    Laboratoire de Virologie, , Paris Cedex 18, 75877, France
    Virology 280:19-30. 2001
    ..This could partly explain the double HIV-1 and HIV-2 reactive profiles found in countries where HIV-2 subtype B is prevalent...
  38. ncbi request reprint A satellite infrastructure for health early warning in post-disaster health management
    C E Chronaki
    Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:87-91. 2007
    ....
  39. pmc Wild Mandrillus sphinx are carriers of two types of lentivirus
    S Souquiere
    Laboratoire de Virologie, UGENET, SEGC, Réserve de la Lopé, Centre International de Recherches Medicales, Franceville, Gabon
    J Virol 75:7086-96. 2001
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular diseases and HIV infection: study of 79 cases at the National Hospital of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)]
    A Niakara
    Service de cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier national et universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo, 01 BP 3401, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 95:23-6. 2002
    ..The overall hospital mortality rate was 15%. Cardiac lesions were present principally with myocardium and pericardium, with high specific mortality...
  41. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of IgG Fc binding protein (FcgammaBP) in human normal thyroid tissue, thyroid adenomas and thyroid carcinomas
    N O'Donovan
    Department of General Internal Medicine, University Hospital, University of Bern, Freibirgstrasse 15, CH 3020 Bern, Switzerland
    J Endocrinol 174:517-24. 2002
    ..Thus, measurement of the expression levels of FcgammaBP in thyroid biopsies might help to make the otherwise difficult distinction between a thyroid follicular adenoma and a follicular carcinoma...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Liposomal amphotericin B treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis contracted in Djibouti and resistant to meglumine antimoniate]
    C Rapp
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Militaire Begin, 69 avenue de Paris, 94163 Saint Mandé, France
    Bull Soc Pathol Exot 96:209-11. 2003
    ..For this patient, a short course treatment of AmBisome proved to be a suitable alternative to traditional drugs used in CL resistant to PA...
  43. ncbi request reprint Role of recombinant hirudin in a pig-to-human lung transplantation model
    H Schelzig
    Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2384-6. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of 49 newly derived HIV-1 group O strains: high viral diversity but no group M-like subtype structure
    P Roques
    Service de Neurovirologie, CEA, Fontenay aux Roses, France
    Virology 302:259-73. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint [Thoracic nocardiasis associated with macrophage activation syndrome]
    F Simon
    Service de Pneumologie, , BP 01, , France
    Rev Mal Respir 18:59-62. 2001
    ..The association between nocardiasis and macrophage activation syndrome suggest a possible pathogenic mechanism involving the immune system (lymphocytes and macrophages) and Nocardia asteroides...
  46. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of hepatitis viruses in wild-born non-human primates: a 3 year (1998-2001) epidemiological survey in Gabon
    M Makuwa
    Centre International de Recherches Medicales, Franceville, Gabon
    J Med Primatol 32:307-14. 2003
    ..9% wild-born and 8.3% at CIRMF harboured HBV-DNA despite the presence of neutralizing HbsAb. Together with previous findings, we confirm the high HBV prevalence not only in humans but also in chimpanzees and gorillas in Gabon and Congo...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Malaria and false positive serology for HIV]
    C Rapp
    Med Trop (Mars) 65:397-8. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of human Campylobacter infections in France--part 1--which data? A study of microbiological laboratories, 2000
    A Gallay
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 8:213-7. 2003
    ..Antibiotic sensitivity tests were carried out by 75% and 32% of them respectively. Many laboratories test for Campylobacter in stool samples using comparable methods showing the feasibility of a surveillance system...
  49. ncbi request reprint [International conference on tropical medicine "Medicine and health in the Tropics" September 11 to 15 2005. Severe acute toxoplasmosis in immunocompromised subjects: an outbreak in the Amazon?]
    H Daligand
    Med Trop (Mars) 65:420-1. 2005
  50. 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
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint [Extensive bone marrow necrosis as presenting manifestation of sickle cell disease in Africa]
    F Simon
    Service de médecine interne et des maladies infectieuses, Hopital Principal, BP 3006, Dakar, Senegal
    Med Trop (Mars) 64:179-82. 2004
    ..Extensive bone marrow necrosis is a highly unusual presenting manifestation of sickle cell in an adult...
  52. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of human Campylobacter infections in France--part 2--implementation of national surveillance
    A Gallay
    Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Euro Surveill 8:218. 2003
    ..The high proportion of positive responses (48%, 661) allowed the implementation on 1 April 2002 of surveillance of human Campylobacter infections...