Didier Raoult

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii infection in C57BL/6 mice aged 1 or 14 months
    Marc Leone
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 50:396-400. 2007
  2. pmc Rickettsia conorii transcriptional response within inoculation eschar
    Patricia Renesto
    Unite des Rickettsies, IRD CNRS UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e3681. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Actinomyces massiliensis sp. nov., isolated from a patient blood culture
    Aurelie Renvoise
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie virologie, Hopital de la Timone, CNRS UMR 6236, CNRS IRD, IFR48, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:540-4. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Intracellular life of Coxiella burnetii in macrophages
    Eric Ghigo
    URMITE CNRS UMR 6236 IRD 3R198, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1166:55-66. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Mediterranean spotted fever in Algeria--new trends
    Nadjet Mouffok
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d Oran, Algeria
    Int J Infect Dis 13:227-35. 2009
  6. pmc Virophages, polintons, and transpovirons: a complex evolutionary network of diverse selfish genetic elements with different reproduction strategies
    Natalya Yutin
    National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Virol J 10:158. 2013
  7. pmc Mimiviridae: clusters of orthologous genes, reconstruction of gene repertoire evolution and proposed expansion of the giant virus family
    Natalya Yutin
    National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Virol J 10:106. 2013
  8. pmc An automated approach for the identification of horizontal gene transfers from complete genomes reveals the rhizome of Rickettsiales
    Phuong Thi Le
    Evolutionary Biology and Modeling, LATP UMR CNRS 7353, Aix Marseille University, 13331, Marseille, France
    BMC Evol Biol 12:243. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Postgenomic analysis of bacterial pathogens repertoire reveals genome reduction rather than virulence factors
    Vicky Merhej
    Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    Brief Funct Genomics 12:291-304. 2013
  10. pmc The influence of rickettsiologists on post-modern microbiology
    Kalliopi Georgiades
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses Tropical Emergentes, CNRS IRD UMR 6236 198, Université de la Méditerranée Marseille, France
    Front Cell Infect Microbiol 1:8. 2011

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Publications182 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii infection in C57BL/6 mice aged 1 or 14 months
    Marc Leone
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 50:396-400. 2007
    ..In addition, macrophage microbicidal competence was similar in mature and young mice. These results suggest the importance of individual host factors in the pathophysiology of an infectious disease such as Q fever...
  2. pmc Rickettsia conorii transcriptional response within inoculation eschar
    Patricia Renesto
    Unite des Rickettsies, IRD CNRS UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e3681. 2008
    ..The skin thus constitutes an important barrier for the entry and propagation of R. conorii. Given this, analysis of the survival strategies used by the bacterium within infected skin is critical for our understanding of rickettsiosis...
  3. doi request reprint Actinomyces massiliensis sp. nov., isolated from a patient blood culture
    Aurelie Renvoise
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie virologie, Hopital de la Timone, CNRS UMR 6236, CNRS IRD, IFR48, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:540-4. 2009
    ..On the basis of phenotypic data and phylogenetic inference, the novel species Actinomyces massiliensis sp. nov. is proposed; the type strain is 4401292(T) (=CSUR P18(T)=CCUG 53522(T))...
  4. doi request reprint Intracellular life of Coxiella burnetii in macrophages
    Eric Ghigo
    URMITE CNRS UMR 6236 IRD 3R198, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1166:55-66. 2009
    ..burnetii also depends on the functional state of myeloid cells. This review describes the mechanisms used by C. burnetii to circumvent uptake and trafficking events, and the role of cytokines on C. burnetii survival in myeloid cells...
  5. doi request reprint Mediterranean spotted fever in Algeria--new trends
    Nadjet Mouffok
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d Oran, Algeria
    Int J Infect Dis 13:227-35. 2009
    ..We report herein a prospective study conducted in Oran, the second largest city in Algeria. This disease has not been properly described in Oran or in other Algerian cities...
  6. pmc Virophages, polintons, and transpovirons: a complex evolutionary network of diverse selfish genetic elements with different reproduction strategies
    Natalya Yutin
    National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Virol J 10:158. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Mimiviridae: clusters of orthologous genes, reconstruction of gene repertoire evolution and proposed expansion of the giant virus family
    Natalya Yutin
    National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Virol J 10:106. 2013
    ..In the light of these findings, a reassessment of the relationships between the mimiviruses and other NCLDV and reconstruction of the evolution of giant virus genomes emerge as interesting and timely goals...
  8. pmc An automated approach for the identification of horizontal gene transfers from complete genomes reveals the rhizome of Rickettsiales
    Phuong Thi Le
    Evolutionary Biology and Modeling, LATP UMR CNRS 7353, Aix Marseille University, 13331, Marseille, France
    BMC Evol Biol 12:243. 2012
    ..Gene gains from both distantly and closely related organisms play crucial roles in the evolution of bacterial genomes. In this work, we focus on genes transferred from distantly related species into Rickettsiales species...
  9. doi request reprint Postgenomic analysis of bacterial pathogens repertoire reveals genome reduction rather than virulence factors
    Vicky Merhej
    Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    Brief Funct Genomics 12:291-304. 2013
    ..These findings questioned the paradigm of virulence by gene acquisition and put forward the notion of genomic repertoire of virulence. ..
  10. pmc The influence of rickettsiologists on post-modern microbiology
    Kalliopi Georgiades
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses Tropical Emergentes, CNRS IRD UMR 6236 198, Université de la Méditerranée Marseille, France
    Front Cell Infect Microbiol 1:8. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Plague: history and contemporary analysis
    Didier Raoult
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unite des Rickettsies, UMR CNRS, IRD, INSERM, IHU Méditerranée Infection, France
    J Infect 66:18-26. 2013
    ..Analysis of past plague epidemics by using modern laboratory tools illustrated the value of epidemic buboes for the clinical diagnosis of plague; and brought new concepts regarding its transmission by human ectoparasites...
  12. doi request reprint Rapid and accurate bacterial identification in probiotics and yoghurts by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
    Emmanouil Angelakis
    CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Univ de la Méditerranée, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Food Sci 76:M568-72. 2011
    ..Although the safety and functionality of probiotics are species and strain dependent, we found a discrepancy between the bacterial strain announced on the label and the strain identified...
  13. pmc Complete genome sequence of Rickettsia slovaca, the agent of tick-borne lymphadenitis
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Unite de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, CNRS UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    J Bacteriol 194:1612. 2012
    ..The 1.27-Mb genome provides further insights into the acquisition of virulence related to genome reduction in Rickettsia species...
  14. pmc Eukaryotic large nucleo-cytoplasmic DNA viruses: clusters of orthologous genes and reconstruction of viral genome evolution
    Natalya Yutin
    National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
    Virol J 6:223. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Pseudoclavibacter-like subcutaneous infection: a case report
    François Lemaitre
    Pôle des Maladies Infectieuses, Fédération de Microbiologie Clinique, Hopital de la Timone, rue Saint Pierre, 13005 Marseille, France
    J Med Case Reports 5:468. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  16. pmc Mycoplasma hominis brain abscess following uterus curettage: a case report
    Mouhamad Al Masalma
    Fédération de Microbiologie, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille, France
    J Med Case Reports 5:278. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  17. pmc Actinomadura meyerae osteitis following wound contamination with hay in a woman in France: a case report
    Emilie Bonnet
    Fédération de Microbiologie, Hopital de la Timone, Marseille, France
    J Med Case Reports 5:32. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  18. pmc Nocardia farcinica lung infection in a patient with cystic fibrosis: a case report
    Fadi Bittar
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, CNRS IRD, UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Universite de la Mediterranee, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    J Med Case Reports 4:84. 2010
    ..Nocardia are rarely implicated in these infections and few reports of the involvement of this species are found in the literature...
  19. pmc Gene gain and loss events in Rickettsia and Orientia species
    Kalliopi Georgiades
    Unite de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, URMITE, CNRS IRD UMR 6236 IFR48 Faculté de Médecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Biol Direct 6:6. 2011
    ..In this study, we evaluated the degree to which gene loss shaped the content of some Rickettsiales genomes. We shed light on the role played by horizontal gene transfers in the genome evolution of Rickettsiales...
  20. pmc Pyrosequencing identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis W-Beijing
    Zoheira Djelouadji
    Unite de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, UMR CNRS 6236, IRD 3R198, Universite de la Mediterranee, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    BMC Res Notes 2:239. 2009
    ..Its identification currently relies on spoligotyping and conventional sequencing. We developed pyrosequencing as an alternative method for its identification...
  21. pmc Evidence that the intra-amoebal Legionella drancourtii acquired a sterol reductase gene from eukaryotes
    Claire Moliner
    URMITE CNRS IRD UMR 6236, , 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille, Cedex 05, France
    BMC Res Notes 2:51. 2009
    ..drancourtii and Coxiella burnetii. The role of the sterol delta-7 reductase in prokaryotes is as yet unknown but we speculate that it is involved in host cholesterol parasitism...
  22. pmc Rapid identification and typing of Yersinia pestis and other Yersinia species by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry
    Saravanan Ayyadurai
    Unite de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, UMR CNRS 6236 IRD 198, Faculte de Medecine, IFR48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    BMC Microbiol 10:285. 2010
    ..The organisms were deposited on the MALDI-TOF plate after appropriate ethanol-based inactivation, and a protein profile was obtained within 6 minutes for each of the Yersinia species...
  23. pmc Identification of rickettsial isolates at the species level using multi-spacer typing
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR 48, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille Cedex 05, France
    BMC Microbiol 7:72. 2007
    ....
  24. pmc Progressive dementia associated with ataxia or obesity in patients with Tropheryma whipplei encephalitis
    Florence Fenollar
    Unite des Rickettsies, URMITE CNRS IRD UMR 6236, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    BMC Infect Dis 11:171. 2011
    ..Tropheryma whipplei, the agent of Whipple's disease, causes localised infections in the absence of histological digestive involvement. Our objective is to describe T. whipplei encephalitis...
  25. pmc Coxiella burnetii vascular graft infection
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 5:109. 2005
    ..Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of Q fever, may cause culture-negative vascular graft infections. Very few cases of C. burnetii infection of a vascular graft have been reported. All were diagnosed by serology...
  26. pmc Insight into cross-talk between intra-amoebal pathogens
    Gregory Gimenez
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    BMC Genomics 12:542. 2011
    ..This characteristic is proposed to be the result of frequent gene exchanges with other bacteria that share a sympatric lifestyle and contrasts with the genome reduction observed among strict human pathogens...
  27. pmc Use of pyrosequencing and DNA barcodes to monitor variations in Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes communities in the gut microbiota of obese humans
    Fabrice Armougom
    URMITE UMR CNRS 6236, IRD 3R198, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    BMC Genomics 9:576. 2008
    ..Here we present a cost-effective method that combines 16S rRNA pyrosequencing and DNA barcodes of the Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes 16S rRNA genes to determine the Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes ratio in the gut microbiota of obese humans...
  28. ncbi request reprint The discovery and characterization of Mimivirus, the largest known virus and putative pneumonia agent
    Didier Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterrannee, Marseille, France
    Clin Infect Dis 45:95-102. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the virus, now named "Mimivirus," has been implicated as an agent of pneumonia in humans and, thus, should be considered a putative emerging pathogen...
  29. doi request reprint Amoebae as genitors and reservoirs of giant viruses
    Didier Raoult
    URMITE CNRS IRD UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine, Unite des Rickettsies, Marseille, France
    Intervirology 53:321-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that phagocytic protists continuously generate new species with chimeric repertoires that may succeed later if adapted to the environmental conditions and selected in a specific niche...
  30. pmc Eschar and neck lymphadenopathy caused by Francisella tularensis after a tick bite: a case report
    Sophie Edouard
    Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, URMITE UMR 6236, CNRS IRD, 27 Bd Jean Moulin 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Med Case Reports 5:108. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  31. doi request reprint Redefining viruses: lessons from Mimivirus
    Didier Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies, IRD CNRS UMR 6236, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille, France
    Nat Rev Microbiol 6:315-9. 2008
    ....
  32. pmc Tropheryma whipplei in children with gastroenteritis
    Didier Raoult
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:776-82. 2010
    ..002). High incidence in patients and evidence of clonal circulation suggests that some cases of gastroenteritis are caused or exacerbated by T. whipplei, which may be co-transmitted with other intestinal pathogens...
  33. doi request reprint Molecular identification of lice from pre-Columbian mummies
    Didier Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies CNRS UMR 6020, Faculté de Médecine Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France
    J Infect Dis 197:535-43. 2008
    ..The other 2 (types B and C) include only head lice and are geographically restricted. It was hypothesized that head louse phylotypes were exchanged only recently, after European exploration and colonization (after Columbus)...
  34. pmc The rhizome of Reclinomonas americana, Homo sapiens, Pediculus humanus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae mitochondria
    Kalliopi Georgiades
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses Tropical Emergentes URMITE CNRS IRD UMR 6236 198, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculté de médecine La Timone, 27, Bd Jean Moulin, 13385, Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Biol Direct 6:55. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  35. pmc Massive comparative genomic analysis reveals convergent evolution of specialized bacteria
    Vicky Merhej
    Faculty of Medicine, Unit for Research on Emergent and Tropical Infectious Diseases, CNRS IRD UMR 6236 IFR48, University of the Mediterranean, Marseilles, France
    Biol Direct 4:13. 2009
    ..The growing number of available sequenced genomes makes it possible to perform a statistical comparative analysis of 317 genomes from bacteria with different lifestyles...
  36. ncbi request reprint Molecular genetic methods for the diagnosis of fastidious microorganisms
    Florence Fenollar
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    APMIS 112:785-807. 2004
    ..Ehrlichia spp., Coxiella burnetii, Bartonella spp., Tropheryma whipplei and Yersinia pestis...
  37. pmc Genome sequence of Rickettsia bellii illuminates the role of amoebae in gene exchanges between intracellular pathogens
    Hiroyuki Ogata
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UPR 2589, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 2:e76. 2006
    ....
  38. pmc Genomic, proteomic, and transcriptomic analysis of virulent and avirulent Rickettsia prowazekii reveals its adaptive mutation capabilities
    Yassina Bechah
    Unit for Research on Emergent and Tropical Infectious Diseases URMITE, Faculty of Medicine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, University of the Mediterranean, 13005 Marseille, France
    Genome Res 20:655-63. 2010
    ..An area of genomic plasticity appears to determine virulence in R. prowazekii and represents an example of adaptive mutation for this pathogen...
  39. ncbi request reprint Rickettsia tamurae sp. nov., isolated from Amblyomma testudinarium ticks
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR 48, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:1673-5. 2006
    ..Such genotypic and phenotypic characteristics warrant its classification as a representative of a novel species, for which the name Rickettsia tamurae sp. nov. is proposed, with the type strain AT-1(T) (=CSUR R1(T))...
  40. pmc Genomic analysis of an emerging multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus strain rapidly spreading in cystic fibrosis patients revealed the presence of an antibiotic inducible bacteriophage
    Jean Marc Rolain
    URMITE CNRS IRD UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Biol Direct 4:1. 2009
    ..We also conducted a retrospective epidemiological analysis on all S. aureus isolated from 2002 to 2007 in CF patients from our institution...
  41. ncbi request reprint rpoB gene sequence-based characterization of emerging non-tuberculous mycobacteria with descriptions of Mycobacterium bolletii sp. nov., Mycobacterium phocaicum sp. nov. and Mycobacterium aubagnense sp. nov
    Toidi Adekambi
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020 IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, 27, Boulevard Jean Moulin, Université de la Méditerranée and Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille Timone, Fédération de Microbiologie Clinique, Marseille, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:133-43. 2006
    ....
  42. pmc Coxiella burnetii in humans and ticks in rural Senegal
    Oleg Mediannikov
    URMITE, UMR IRD 198 CNRS 6236, Mediterranean University, Medical Faculty, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e654. 2010
    ..Q fever is a worldwide zoonotic disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. Epidemiologically, animals are considered reservoirs and humans incidental hosts...
  43. pmc Analysis of the Rickettsia africae genome reveals that virulence acquisition in Rickettsia species may be explained by genome reduction
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR 48 CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, Marseille Cedex 05, France
    BMC Genomics 10:166. 2009
    ..prowazekii, which causes epidemic typhus and kills its arthropod host, to the mild pathogen R. africae, the agent of African tick-bite fever, which does not affect the fitness of its tick vector...
  44. pmc Rapid comparative genomic analysis for clinical microbiology: the Francisella tularensis paradigm
    Bernard La Scola
    Unite des Rickettsies CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine de Marseille, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Genome Res 18:742-50. 2008
    ..In the bioterrorism context, it allows the rapid detection of strain manipulation, including intentionally added virulence genes and genes that support antibiotic resistance...
  45. doi request reprint Soluble squalamine tablets for the rapid disinfection of home nebulizers of cystic fibrosis patients
    Lamia Djouhri-Bouktab
    Unité de Recherche des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes UMR 6236 CNRS Méditerranée Infection, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Aix Marseille Universite, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Cyst Fibros 11:555-9. 2012
    ..The bacterial contamination of nebulizers represents a major problem for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients that can lead to reduced nebulizer performance and increase the risk of patient reinfection by the contaminating bacteria...
  46. ncbi request reprint Evidence for louse-transmitted diseases in soldiers of Napoleon's Grand Army in Vilnius
    Didier Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS Unite Mixte de Recherche UMR 6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    J Infect Dis 193:112-20. 2006
    ..Because soldiers were commonly infested with body lice, it has been speculated that louse-borne infectious diseases, such as epidemic typhus (caused by Rickettsia prowazekii), were common...
  47. doi request reprint Staphylococcus massiliensis sp. nov., isolated from a human brain abscess
    Mouhamad Al Masalma
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie virologie, Hopital de la Timone, URMITE CNRS IRD UMR 6236, IFR48, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, Cedex 05, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:1066-72. 2010
    ..8 %). On the basis of phenotypic and genotypic data, this isolate represents a novel species for which the name Staphylococcus massiliensis sp. nov. is proposed (type strain 5402776(T)=CCUG 55927(T)=CSUR P23(T))...
  48. pmc Multispacer typing to study the genotypic distribution of Bartonella henselae populations
    Wenjun Li
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR 48, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2499-506. 2006
    ..Finally, we provide a free-access MST-Rick online software program (http://ifr48.timone.univ-mrs.fr/MST_BHenselae/mst) that investigators may use to compare their own MST sequences to our database...
  49. pmc Reductive genome evolution from the mother of Rickettsia
    Guillaume Blanc
    Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Parc Scientifique de Luminy, Marseille, France
    PLoS Genet 3:e14. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint The 1.2-megabase genome sequence of Mimivirus
    Didier Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, CNRS UMR6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Science 306:1344-50. 2004
    ..This new sequence data might help shed a new light on the origin of DNA viruses and their role in the early evolution of eukaryotes...
  51. pmc Nanobacteria are mineralo fetuin complexes
    Didier Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Pathog 4:e41. 2008
    ..The presence of fetuin within renal calculi was also evidenced, suggesting its role as a hydroxyapatite nucleating factor...
  52. pmc Persistent Coxiella burnetii infection in mice overexpressing IL-10: an efficient model for chronic Q fever pathogenesis
    Soraya Meghari
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Pathog 4:e23. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first efficient model for chronic Q fever pathogenesis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Molecular detection of Bartonella spp. in the dental pulp of stray cats buried for a year
    Gerard Aboudharam
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27, Boulevard Jean Moulin, Marseille Cedex 05 13385, France
    Microb Pathog 38:47-51. 2005
    ..grahamii (one cat). Our study indicates that dental pulp from the teeth of cats, especially the canine teeth, may be used for the PCR detection of Bartonella in animals buried for a year...
  54. pmc Outbreak of Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum infection in cystic fibrosis patients, France
    Fadi Bittar
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1231-6. 2010
    ..Our study reemphasizes the conclusion that correctly identifying bacteria at the species level facilitates detection of an outbreak of new or emerging infections in humans...
  55. doi request reprint Monocyte responses in the context of Q fever: from a static polarized model to a kinetic model of activation
    Vikram Mehraj
    Aix Marseille University, URMITE, CNRS UMR 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Marseille, France
    J Infect Dis 208:942-51. 2013
    ..Q fever is caused by Coxiella burnetii, a bacterium that persists in M2-polarized macrophages. We wondered whether the concept of M1/M2 polarization is applicable to Q fever patients...
  56. ncbi request reprint Identification of two putative rickettsial adhesins by proteomic analysis
    Patricia Renesto
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille, France
    Res Microbiol 157:605-12. 2006
    ..Both proteins are highly conserved within the Rickettsia genus and might play a critical role in their pathogenicity. These data may have important implications for the development of future vaccines against rickettsial infections...
  57. pmc Detection of a rickettsia closely related to Rickettsia aeschlimannii, "Rickettsia heilongjiangensis," Rickettsia sp. strain RpA4, and Ehrlichia muris in ticks collected in Russia and Kazakhstan
    Stanislav Shpynov
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR48, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2221-3. 2004
    ..In Kazakhstan, we detected Rickettsia sp. strain RpA4 and a rickettsia closely related to Rickettsia aeschlimannii. These agents should be considered in a differential diagnosis of tick-borne infections in these areas...
  58. ncbi request reprint A murine model of infection with Rickettsia prowazekii: implications for pathogenesis of epidemic typhus
    Yassina Bechah
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bld J Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Microbes Infect 9:898-906. 2007
    ..We concluded that the BALB/c mouse strain provides a useful model for studying the pathogenic mechanisms of epidemic typhus and its control by the immune system...
  59. doi request reprint The rhizome of the multidrug-resistant Enterobacter aerogenes genome reveals how new "killer bugs" are created because of a sympatric lifestyle
    Seydina M Diene
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergents URMITE, UMR7278 CNRS IRD INSERM, IHU Méditerranée Infection, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    Mol Biol Evol 30:369-83. 2013
    ..found in his genome; and "usage" to have the ability to translate these sequences including those from rare codons to serve as a translator of foreign languages...
  60. doi request reprint Detection of Acinetobacter baumannii in human head and body lice from Ethiopia and identification of new genotypes
    Marie Kempf
    URMITE, UMR IRD 198 CNRS 6236, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e680-3. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the presence of this bacterium in head and body lice collected from healthy individuals in Ethiopia by molecular methods and to characterize the genotype...
  61. doi request reprint Pig liver sausage as a source of hepatitis E virus transmission to humans
    Philippe Colson
    Pôle des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Clinique et Biologique, Fédération de Bactériologie Hygiène Virologie, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Timone, Marseille, France
    J Infect Dis 202:825-34. 2010
    ..We investigated the role of figatellu, a traditional pig liver sausage widely eaten in France and commonly consumed raw, as a source of HEV infection...
  62. pmc Novel virus influenza A (H1N1sw) in South-Eastern France, April-August 2009
    Antoine Nougairede
    Unité Mixte de Recherche 190 Unité des Virus Emergents, Université de la Méditerranée et Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e9214. 2010
    ..In April 2009, the first cases of pandemic (H1N1)-2009 influenza [H1N1sw] virus were detected in France. Virological surveillance was undertaken in reference laboratories of the seven French Defence Zones...
  63. doi request reprint Investigation of blood culture-negative early prosthetic valve endocarditis reveals high prevalence of fungi
    Franck Thuny
    Unite de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, CNRS IRD UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Blvd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Heart 96:743-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, fungi should be investigated particularly by molecular methods on surgical specimens and an antifungal drug might be added to the empiric treatment...
  64. pmc The transcriptional programme of human heart valves reveals the natural history of infective endocarditis
    Marie Benoit
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses Transmissibles et Emergentes, Faculte de Medecine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 6236, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e8939. 2010
    ..Some parameters identified in this work could become tools for measuring the disease activity and should be tested as biomarkers for diagnosis or prognosis assessment in future studies...
  65. pmc Genotyping, Orientalis-like Yersinia pestis, and plague pandemics
    Michel Drancourt
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1585-92. 2004
    ..pestis Orientalis. These data indicate that Y. pestis caused cases of Justinian plague. The two historical plague pandemics were likely caused by Orientalis-like strains...
  66. doi request reprint MALDI-TOF-mass spectrometry applications in clinical microbiology
    Piseth Seng
    Pôle des Maladies Infectieuses, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille et URMITE UMR CNRS IRD 6236, IFR48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Future Microbiol 5:1733-54. 2010
    ..We will also discuss the application of MALDI-TOF-MS tools in the identification of Archaea, eukaryotes and viruses. Pathogenic identification from colony-cultured, blood-cultured, urine and environmental samples is also reviewed...
  67. doi request reprint Frequent transmission of hepatitis E virus among piglets in farms in Southern France
    Mamadou Kaba
    URMITE CNRS IRD UMR 6236, Facultes de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Universite de la Mediterranee Aix Marseille II, Marseille, France
    J Med Virol 81:1750-9. 2009
    ..The present data indicate that 3-month-old pigs from Southern France might represent a potential source of HEV transmission to humans, and stress the potential of HEV to cause epizootic infections in population of farm pigs...
  68. doi request reprint Prediction of symptomatic embolism in infective endocarditis: construction and validation of a risk calculator in a multicenter cohort
    Sandrine Hubert
    Département de Cardiologie Hôpital Universitaire de la Timone, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France Service de Chirurgie Cardiaque, Hôpital Universitaire de La Timone, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:1384-92. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate a simple calculator to quantify the embolic risk (ER) at admission of patients with infective endocarditis...
  69. doi request reprint Evidence of the megavirome in humans
    Philippe Colson
    Aix Marseille Univ, Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes UM 63 CNRS 7278 IRD 198 INSERM U1095, Facultes de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Marseille, France
    J Clin Virol 57:191-200. 2013
    ..2-0.45-μm range. Concurrently, there has been accumulating evidence supporting the role of Mimivirus, discovered while investigating a pneumonia outbreak using amoebal coculture, as a causative agent in pneumonia...
  70. doi request reprint Heterogeneity of susceptibility to fluoroquinolones in Bartonella isolates from Australia reveals a natural mutation in gyrA
    Emmanouil Angelakis
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie Université de la Méditerranée, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:1252-5. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate in vitro antibiotic susceptibilities of 20 new Bartonella isolates from animals in Australia...
  71. ncbi request reprint TLR2 is necessary to inflammatory response in Coxiella burnetii infection
    Soraya Meghari
    Unité des Rickerrsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Université de Méditerranée, 13005 Marseille, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1063:161-6. 2005
    ..These results show that TLR2 is required for inflammatory and immune response to C. burnetii, but is dispensable for bacterial clearance...
  72. ncbi request reprint Isolation of a rickettsia related to Astrakhan fever rickettsia from a patient in Chad
    Pierre Edouard Fournier
    Unite des Rickettsies, IFR 48, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseilles Cedex 05, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:152-7. 2003
    ..Although Astrakhan fever rickettsia is transmitted by Rhipicephalus ticks in Europe, further studies are indicated to identify its vector in Africa where these ticks are also prevalent...
  73. ncbi request reprint Molecular identification of a collection of spotted Fever group rickettsiae obtained from patients and ticks from Russia
    Stanislav N Shpynov
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:440-3. 2006
    ..Clinicians should be aware that several spotted fever rickettsioses with different prognoses coexist in Russia in areas where NATT was the only previously recognized rickettsiosis...
  74. ncbi request reprint Emended description of Rickettsia felis (Bouyer et al. 2001), a temperature-dependent cultured bacterium
    Bernard La Scola
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UPRESA 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille 05, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:2035-41. 2002
    ..felis and those observed for the isolate in this study indicated some differences, although concurrent analysis of the two was not possible as no extant isolates of the first isolate of R. felis exist...
  75. pmc Tropheryma whipplei Twist: a human pathogenic Actinobacteria with a reduced genome
    Didier Raoult
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, CNRS UMR6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Genome Res 13:1800-9. 2003
    ..The analysis of the genome sequence of this previously largely unknown human pathogen is now guiding the development of molecular diagnostic tools and more convenient culture conditions...
  76. doi request reprint Diagnosis of cardiac device-related infective endocarditis after device removal
    Yvan Le Dolley
    Department of Cardiology, La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:673-81. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that these "ghosts" of leads could be associated with the diagnosis of cardiac device-related infective endocarditis (CDRIE)...
  77. doi request reprint The timing of surgery influences mortality and morbidity in adults with severe complicated infective endocarditis: a propensity analysis
    Franck Thuny
    Department of Cardiology, La Timone Hospital, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
    Eur Heart J 32:2027-33. 2011
    ..To determine whether the timing of surgery could influence mortality and morbidity in adults with complicated infective endocarditis (IE)...
  78. pmc Looking for Tropheryma whipplei source and reservoir in rural Senegal
    Alpha Kabinet Keita
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unite des Rickettsies, Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, 13005 Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:339-43. 2013
    ..Humans are currently the predominant identified reservoir and source of T. whipplei in these populations. Limited access to toilets and exposure to human feces facilitate the fecal-oral transmission of T. whipplei...
  79. pmc Yersinia pestis Orientalis in remains of ancient plague patients
    Michel Drancourt
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:332-3. 2007
    ..We have now sequenced Y pestis glpD gene in such remains, showing a 93-bp deletion specific for biotype Orientalis. These data show that only Orientalis type caused the 3 plague pandemics...
  80. ncbi request reprint Whipple disease: intestinal infiltrating cells exhibit a transcriptional pattern of M2/alternatively activated macrophages
    Benoit Desnues
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    J Infect Dis 192:1642-6. 2005
    ..This transcriptional pattern corresponds to that of M2/alternatively activated macrophages. Our results suggest that the T helper 2 response in the intestinal environment may account for the pathophysiological properties of WD...
  81. doi request reprint Yersinia massiliensis sp. nov., isolated from fresh water
    Vicky Merhej
    AP HM Timone, Fédération de Microbiologie Clinique and Unité des Rickettsies CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:779-84. 2008
    ..The name Yersinia massiliensis sp. nov. is proposed for this new taxon (type strain 50640T=CIP 109351T=CCUG 53443T; isolate 823=CIP 109352=CCUG 53444)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Lipopolysaccharide from Coxiella burnetii is involved in bacterial phagocytosis, filamentous actin reorganization, and inflammatory responses through Toll-like receptor 4
    Amélie Honstettre
    Unite des Rickettsies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Unité Mixte de Recherche 6020, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48 Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France
    J Immunol 172:3695-703. 2004
    ..Taken together, these results demonstrate that TLR4 controls early events of C. burnetii infection such as macrophage phagocytosis, granuloma formation, and cytokine production...
  83. doi request reprint Deleterious effect of ciprofloxacin on Rickettsia conorii-infected cells is linked to toxin-antitoxin module up-regulation
    Elisabeth Botelho-Nevers
    URMITE UMR 6236, CNRS IRD, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:1677-82. 2012
    ..To confirm and better understand the deleterious effect of fluoroquinolones reported during Rickettsia conorii infection in humans...
  84. pmc Tropheryma whipplei: a common bacterium in rural Senegal
    Alpha Kabinet Keita
    Unite de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, URMITE CNRS IRD 198 UMR 6236, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1403. 2011
    ....
  85. pmc Bartonella quintana in domestic cat
    Vu Dang La
    Université de la Méditerranée Unité des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1287-9. 2005
    ..This study, the first to detect B. quintana in a nonhuman mammal, changes our understanding of the epidemiology of this infection and proposes that cats may be an emerging source of human infection...
  86. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii stimulates production of RANTES and MCP-1 by mononuclear cells: modulation by adhesion to endothelial cells and its implication in Q fever
    Soraya Meghari
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Universite de la Mediterranee, Institut Federatif de Recherche 48, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Eur Cytokine Netw 17:253-9. 2006
    ..We suggest that the overproduction of RANTES and MCP-1 secondary to the contact of PBMC with endothelium may perpetuate exaggerated inflammatory responses leading to inappropriate PBMC trafficking and to the pathogenesis of Q fever...
  87. pmc Lymph node biopsy specimens and diagnosis of cat-scratch disease
    Jean Marc Rolain
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1338-44. 2006
    ..Histologic analysis of lymph node biopsy specimens should be routinely performed because some patients might have a concurrent malignant disease or mycobacteriosis...
  88. pmc Multiplex real-time PCR diagnostic of relapsing fevers in Africa
    Haitham Elbir
    Aix Marseille Universite, URMITE, UMR63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2042. 2013
    ..It would be hugely beneficial to have simultaneous detection and identification of Borrelia to species level directly from clinical samples...
  89. doi request reprint Molecular detection of microorganisms in distal airways of patients undergoing lung cancer surgery
    Xavier Benoit D'Journo
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Diseases of the Esophagus, Aix Marseille University and Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:413-22. 2012
    ....
  90. pmc Bartonella and Rickettsia in arthropods from the Lao PDR and from Borneo, Malaysia
    Tahar Kernif
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:51-7. 2012
    ..felis and B. clarridgeiae. Further investigations are needed in order to isolate these agents and to determine their epidemiology and aetiological role in unknown fever in patients from these areas...
  91. doi request reprint Value of Tropheryma whipplei quantitative polymerase chain reaction assay for the diagnosis of Whipple disease: usefulness of saliva and stool specimens for first-line screening
    Florence Fenollar
    Unite des Rickettsies, Universite de la Mediterranee, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, Marseille, France
    Clin Infect Dis 47:659-67. 2008
    ..Whipple disease (WD) is a chronic infectious disease caused by Tropheryma whipplei. WD DNA has been found in stool and saliva specimens from patients and asymptomatic carriers...
  92. pmc Murine model of infection by Tropheryma whipplei
    Sèverine Genot
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 27 bld Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Infect Immun 74:4915-7. 2006
    ..SCID mice were infected similarly but did not develop tissue lesions. The delayed clearance of T. whipplei suggests a protective role for innate immunity...
  93. ncbi request reprint Are clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa more virulent than hospital environmental isolates in amebal co-culture test?
    Lukas Fenner
    Unite des Rickettsies, Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital Sainte Marguerite, Faculte de Medecine de Marseille, Universite de la Mediterranee, France
    Crit Care Med 34:823-8. 2006
    ..aeruginosa strains. In this study we have developed a simple amebal co-culture test with Acanthamoeba polyphaga to compare the virulence of P. aeruginosa between human and environmental isolates...
  94. pmc Prevalence of Bartonella clarridgeiae and Bartonella henselae in domestic cats from France and detection of the organisms in erythrocytes by immunofluorescence
    Jean Marc Rolain
    Unité des Rickettsies CNRS UMR A 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:423-5. 2004
    ..1% (8 of 99 cats). The intraerythrocytic location of Bartonella clarridgeiae is shown for the first time, and we show that immunofluorescence detection of the organism in erythrocytes correlates with the number of bacteria in blood...
  95. doi request reprint Paenibacillus provencensis sp. nov., isolated from human cerebrospinal fluid, and Paenibacillus urinalis sp. nov., isolated from human urine
    Veronique Roux
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie virologie, Hopital de la Timone, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR48, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:682-7. 2008
    ..nov. (type strain 5402403(T) =CIP 109357(T) =CCUG 53521(T)) and Paenibacillus provencensis sp. nov. (type strain 4401170(T) =CIP 109358(T) =CCUG 53519(T))...
  96. doi request reprint Gene repertoire of amoeba-associated giant viruses
    Philippe Colson
    URMITE UMR CNRS 6236 IRD 198, Facultes de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Intervirology 53:330-43. 2010
    ..Altogether, the data so far accumulated on amoeba-associated giant viruses are a powerful incentive to isolate and study additional strains to gain better understanding of their pangenome...
  97. doi request reprint Tropheryma whipplei bacteremia during fever in rural West Africa
    Florence Fenollar
    Unite de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 1Marseille, France
    Clin Infect Dis 51:515-21. 2010
    ..We investigated the role of T. whipplei in febrile patients from rural Senegal who had a negative test result for malaria...
  98. doi request reprint Corynebacterium timonense sp. nov. and Corynebacterium massiliense sp. nov., isolated from human blood and human articular hip fluid
    Vicky Merhej
    Laboratoire de Bacteriologie virologie, Hopital de la Timone, URMITE CNRS IRD UMR6236, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille, Cedex 05, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1953-9. 2009
    ..nov. (type strain, 5401744T=CSUR P20T=CIP 109424T=CCUG 53856T) and Corynebacterium massiliense sp. nov. (type strain, 5402485T=CSUR P19T=CIP 109423T=CCUG 53857T) are proposed...
  99. ncbi request reprint Bacteroides massiliensis sp. nov., isolated from blood culture of a newborn
    Lukas Fenner
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UPRESA 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterrannee, Marseille, France
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55:1335-7. 2005
    ..8 % 16S rRNA similarity to Bacteroides vulgatus and a DNA G + C content of 49 mol%. The major cellular fatty acid is anteiso-branched C(15 : 0). The type strain of B. massiliensis sp. nov. is B84634(T) (=CIP 107942(T) = CCUG 48901(T))...
  100. pmc Multispacer typing of Rickettsia prowazekii enabling epidemiological studies of epidemic typhus
    Yong Zhu
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4708-12. 2005
    ..This may help to discriminate between natural and intentional outbreaks. Our study supports the usefulness of MST as a versatile method for rickettsial strain genotyping...
  101. ncbi request reprint A novel alpha-Proteobacterium, Nordella oligomobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated by using amoebal co-cultures
    Bernard La Scola
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterrannee, 27, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Res Microbiol 155:47-51. 2004
    ..nov., sp. nov. The genus Nordella forms a well separated taxon in the order Rhizobiales within the alpha-2 subgroup of Proteobacteria. Its close relatives are environmental uncultured bacteria...