J Mossong

Summary

Affiliation: Laboratoire National de Sant
Country: Luxembourg

Publications

  1. pmc Parvovirus B19 infection in five European countries: seroepidemiology, force of infection and maternal risk of infection
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire Nationale de Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1059-68. 2008
  2. pmc Estimating the impact of school closure on social mixing behaviour and the transmission of close contact infections in eight European countries
    Niel Hens
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Hasselt University, Agoralaan 1, B3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
    BMC Infect Dis 9:187. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Modelling measles re-emergence as a result of waning of immunity in vaccinated populations
    Joel Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, P O Box 1102, L 1011 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Vaccine 21:4597-603. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergence of oseltamivir-resistant influenza A H1N1 virus during the 2007-2008 winter season in Luxembourg: clinical characteristics and epidemiology
    Joel Mossong
    Microbiology, National Health Laboratory, PO Box 1102, L 1011 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Antiviral Res 84:91-4. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in secondary schools, family planning and occupational health centres in Luxembourg
    J Mossong
    National Health Laboratory, L 1011 Luxembourg
    Sex Transm Infect 85:455-8. 2009
  6. pmc Social contacts and mixing patterns relevant to the spread of infectious diseases
    Joel Mossong
    Microbiology Unit, Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    PLoS Med 5:e74. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Outbreaks of monophasic Salmonella enterica serovar 4,[5],12:i:- in Luxembourg, 2006
    J Mossong
    Microbiology Unit, Laboratoire National de Santé National Health Laboratory, LNS Luxembourg
    Euro Surveill 12:E11-2. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Substantial reduction of human Salmonella Enteritidis infections in Luxembourg in 2005
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg
    Euro Surveill 11:E060119.4. 2006
  9. pmc Seroepidemiology of hepatitis A and hepatitis B virus in Luxembourg
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, LuxembourgCRP Santé, Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 134:808-13. 2006
  10. pmc Seroepidemiology of diphtheria and pertussis in Luxembourg in 2000
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 134:573-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Parvovirus B19 infection in five European countries: seroepidemiology, force of infection and maternal risk of infection
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire Nationale de Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1059-68. 2008
    ..69% in England & Wales, 43.5% and 1.24% in Finland, 39.9% and 0.92% in Italy and 36.8% and 1.58% in Poland, respectively. Our study indicates substantial epidemiological differences in Europe regarding parvovirus B19 infection...
  2. pmc Estimating the impact of school closure on social mixing behaviour and the transmission of close contact infections in eight European countries
    Niel Hens
    Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics, Hasselt University, Agoralaan 1, B3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
    BMC Infect Dis 9:187. 2009
    ..Of particular interest is the potential impact of school closure as a means of controlling pandemic influenza (and potentially other pathogens)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Modelling measles re-emergence as a result of waning of immunity in vaccinated populations
    Joel Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, P O Box 1102, L 1011 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Vaccine 21:4597-603. 2003
    ..Although waning of humoral immunity in vaccinees is widely observed, re-emergence of measles in highly vaccinated populations depends on parameters for which better estimates are needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergence of oseltamivir-resistant influenza A H1N1 virus during the 2007-2008 winter season in Luxembourg: clinical characteristics and epidemiology
    Joel Mossong
    Microbiology, National Health Laboratory, PO Box 1102, L 1011 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Antiviral Res 84:91-4. 2009
    ..Following initial local seeding, oseltamivir-resistant strains spread synchronously to sensitive strains causing a similar epidemiology and clinical symptoms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in secondary schools, family planning and occupational health centres in Luxembourg
    J Mossong
    National Health Laboratory, L 1011 Luxembourg
    Sex Transm Infect 85:455-8. 2009
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  6. pmc Social contacts and mixing patterns relevant to the spread of infectious diseases
    Joel Mossong
    Microbiology Unit, Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    PLoS Med 5:e74. 2008
    ..We conducted a population-based prospective survey of mixing patterns in eight European countries using a common paper-diary methodology...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outbreaks of monophasic Salmonella enterica serovar 4,[5],12:i:- in Luxembourg, 2006
    J Mossong
    Microbiology Unit, Laboratoire National de Santé National Health Laboratory, LNS Luxembourg
    Euro Surveill 12:E11-2. 2007
    ..Locally produced pork meat is strongly suspected to have been the vehicle for the outbreaks, although the precise mechanisms remain unclear...
  8. ncbi request reprint Substantial reduction of human Salmonella Enteritidis infections in Luxembourg in 2005
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg
    Euro Surveill 11:E060119.4. 2006
  9. pmc Seroepidemiology of hepatitis A and hepatitis B virus in Luxembourg
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, LuxembourgCRP Santé, Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 134:808-13. 2006
    ..Our study illustrates that most young people in Luxembourg are susceptible to HAV infection and that the hepatitis B vaccination programme is having a substantial impact on population immunity in children and teenagers...
  10. pmc Seroepidemiology of diphtheria and pertussis in Luxembourg in 2000
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 134:573-8. 2006
    ..Our study supports the recently introduced acellular pertussis vaccine booster at 6 years to reduce pertussis transmission in school-aged children and adolescents...
  11. pmc Seroprevalence and force of infection of varicella-zoster virus in Luxembourg
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, PO Box 1102, L 1011 Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 132:1121-7. 2004
    ..05 (95% CI 0.024-0.082) respectively. Our results indicate that transmission of VZV is highest in children below the age of 6 years and that much lower levels of VZV transmission occur in secondary schools and throughout adulthood...
  12. pmc Seroprevalence of measles, mumps and rubella antibodies in Luxembourg: results from a national cross-sectional study
    J Mossong
    Laboratoire National de Santé, PO Box, 1102, L 1011 Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 132:11-8. 2004
    ..Present vaccination coverage with MMR appears to be sufficient to prevent large local outbreaks of measles and rubella, but probably not mumps...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence, risk factors and molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization in residents of long-term care facilities in Luxembourg, 2010
    J Mossong
    Surveillance and Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, National Health Laboratory, Luxembourg
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1199-206. 2013
    ..Five residents were colonized by livestock-associated genotypes belonging to CC398. Previously dominant CC8 strains have recently been replaced by more resistant CC5 strains in Luxembourg...