B Hoen

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Neisseria sicca Endocarditis Complicated by Intracranial and Popliteal Aneurysms in a Patient with a Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    Guillaume Debellemanière
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center of Besançon, 25030 Besancon, France
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2013:895138. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of infective endocarditis]
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besancon, France
    Rev Prat 62:511-4. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Structured treatment interruptions in primary HIV-1 infection: the ANRS 100 PRIMSTOP trial
    Bruno Hoen
    Department of Infectious Diseases and EA 3186, University Medical Center of Besançon and Université de Franche Comté, Villejuif, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:307-16. 2005
  4. doi request reprint [Differentiating bacterial from viral meningitis: contribution of nonmicrobiological laboratory tests]
    B Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Saint Jacques, CHU de Besancon, 2, Place Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 39:468-72. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergence of endocarditis due to group D streptococci: findings derived from the merged database of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis
    B Hoen
    University Hospital of Besancon, Besancon, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:12-6. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Non-staphylococcal Gram-positive bacteraemia without a known source
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, University of Besançon Medical Center, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 32:S15-7. 2008
  7. pmc Epidemiology and antibiotic treatment of infective endocarditis: an update
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, University of Besançon Medical Center, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Heart 92:1694-700. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Infective endocarditis: epidemiology and diagnosis]
    B Hoen
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besancon, Hopital Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Rev Med Interne 28:S22-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Iron and infection: clinical experience
    B Hoen
    Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Besançon, Hopital Saint Jacques, Besancon, France
    Am J Kidney Dis 34:S30-4. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly active antiretroviral treatment initiated early in the course of symptomatic primary HIV-1 infection: results of the ANRS 053 trial
    B Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besançon Hôpital Saint Jacques, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    J Infect Dis 180:1342-6. 1999

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Publications66

  1. pmc Neisseria sicca Endocarditis Complicated by Intracranial and Popliteal Aneurysms in a Patient with a Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    Guillaume Debellemanière
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center of Besançon, 25030 Besancon, France
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2013:895138. 2013
    ..The patient fully recovered after antibiotic therapy, aortic and mitral valve replacement, endovascular occlusion of the middle-cerebral artery aneurysm, and surgical treatment of the popliteal artery aneurysm...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of infective endocarditis]
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besancon, France
    Rev Prat 62:511-4. 2012
    ..These changes resulted in a decreased incidence of streptococcal endocarditis and an increased incidence of staphylococcal endocarditis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Structured treatment interruptions in primary HIV-1 infection: the ANRS 100 PRIMSTOP trial
    Bruno Hoen
    Department of Infectious Diseases and EA 3186, University Medical Center of Besançon and Université de Franche Comté, Villejuif, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:307-16. 2005
    ....
  4. doi request reprint [Differentiating bacterial from viral meningitis: contribution of nonmicrobiological laboratory tests]
    B Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Saint Jacques, CHU de Besancon, 2, Place Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Med Mal Infect 39:468-72. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Emergence of endocarditis due to group D streptococci: findings derived from the merged database of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis
    B Hoen
    University Hospital of Besancon, Besancon, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:12-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, this study confirmed that S. bovis IE has unique characteristics when compared to endocarditis due to oral streptococci and that it emerged in the 1990s, mainly in France, a finding that is yet unexplained...
  6. doi request reprint Non-staphylococcal Gram-positive bacteraemia without a known source
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, University of Besançon Medical Center, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 32:S15-7. 2008
    ..These organisms include streptococci of groups A, B, C and G. Bacteraemia caused by nutritionally variant streptococci is also discussed...
  7. pmc Epidemiology and antibiotic treatment of infective endocarditis: an update
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, University of Besançon Medical Center, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Heart 92:1694-700. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Infective endocarditis: epidemiology and diagnosis]
    B Hoen
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besancon, Hopital Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Rev Med Interne 28:S22-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Iron and infection: clinical experience
    B Hoen
    Centre Hospitalier Régional et Universitaire de Besançon, Hopital Saint Jacques, Besancon, France
    Am J Kidney Dis 34:S30-4. 1999
    ..However, the relationships between iron levels, anemia, and susceptibility to bacterial infection require further investigation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly active antiretroviral treatment initiated early in the course of symptomatic primary HIV-1 infection: results of the ANRS 053 trial
    B Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besançon Hôpital Saint Jacques, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    J Infect Dis 180:1342-6. 1999
    ..The median CD4 lymphocyte increase from baseline was 230 cells/microL. These preliminary results support the use of HAART in patients with primary HIV-1 infection...
  11. doi request reprint [What has changed in the profile of infective endocarditis?]
    Bruno Hoen
    Association pour l étude et la prévention de l endocardite infectieuse, France
    Presse Med 39:701-3. 2010
    ..These changes also resulted in a decreasing incidence of streptococcal IE, which was compensated by an increased incidence of staphylococcal IE...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in 61 cases of Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic valve infective endocarditis from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis merged database
    C Chirouze
    University Hospital of Besancon, France
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1323-7. 2004
    ..6%)...
  13. doi request reprint Streptococcus bovis/Streptococcus equinus complex fecal carriage, colorectal carcinoma, and infective endocarditis: a new appraisal of a complex connection
    C Chirouze
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Franche Comte, UMR 6249, University Hospital, 25000 Besancon, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:1171-6. 2013
    ..Most strains belonged to S. bovis biotype II, while S. gallolyticus was found only once. These findings suggest that different GDS play different roles in the etiopathogenesis of IE and colorectal cancer...
  14. doi request reprint A decision tree to help determine the best timing and antiretroviral strategy in HIV-infected patients
    L Piroth
    Department of Infectious Diseases, CHU Dijon, and Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, F 21000, France
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1835-44. 2011
    ..Immediate HAART is beneficial in patients with a baseline HIV viral load 5 log10 copies/ml, whereas deferred HAART appears to be the best option for patients with CD4 ≥350/mm3 and baseline HIV viral load <3·5 log10 copies/ml...
  15. doi request reprint Enterococcal endocarditis in the beginning of the 21st century: analysis from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study
    C Chirouze
    CHRU Besançon, Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Besancon, France Université de Franche Comté, UMR CNRS 6249, Besancon, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:1140-7. 2013
    ..01--1.04, p 0.002). Surgery was not associated with better outcome. Enterococci are an important cause of IE, with a high mortality rate. Healthcare association and vancomycin resistance are common in particular in North America...
  16. doi request reprint [Regional audit on fluoroquinolones usage in the hospital and the community: are these antibiotics over-used?]
    J Leroy
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, pôle gestion du risque infectieux et sanitaire, CHU de Besancon, 25030 Besancon, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 59:e103-7. 2011
    ..With the objective to set up a regional antibiotic stewardship program, we conducted a regional audit on FQs usage...
  17. doi request reprint A randomized trial of two-drug versus three-drug tenofovir-containing maintenance regimens in virologically controlled HIV-1 patients
    Pierre Marie Girard
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Saint Antoine, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris VI, Paris, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:126-34. 2009
    ..To assess simplified maintenance regimens containing dual antiretroviral drugs in patients with controlled human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection...
  18. doi request reprint Leptospirosis in Franche-Comté (FRANCE): clinical, biological, and therapeutic data
    J M Estavoyer
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besancon, 25030 Besancon, France
    Med Mal Infect 43:379-85. 2013
    ..Our aim was to compare the epidemiological, clinical, biological, and therapeutic characteristics of leptospirosis in the Franche-Comté region, to those reported in other regions...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Ecthyma gangrenosum caused by Pseudomonas stutzeri with bacteraemia and systemic vascularitis]
    E Puzenat
    Service de Dermatologie I, CHU Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon, France
    Rev Med Interne 25:315-8. 2004
    ..Ecthyma gangrenosum is a cutaneous manifestation of Pseudomonas infections. This condition may be associated with bacteraemia but can also occur in the absence of bacteraemia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and regional variations of group D streptococcal endocarditis in France
    E Giannitsioti
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besancon, France, and University General Hospital Attikon, Athens, Greece
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:770-6. 2007
    ..3% and Rhône-Alpes 65.3%) than in exclusively urban regions (Paris and Ile de France 58.0%). Further investigations are required to elucidate the link in France between the incidence of GDS IE, rural residency and nutritional factors...
  21. doi request reprint Infective endocarditis prophylaxis: moving from dental prophylaxis to global prevention?
    C Chirouze
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon, Besancon, France
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:2089-95. 2012
    ....
  22. doi request reprint [Evaluation of antibiotic prescription in a French university hospital]
    I Patry
    Service de Bacteriologie, CHU de Besancon, Besancon, France
    Med Mal Infect 38:378-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate antibiotic prescription in a French university hospital...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for Abacavir-induced hypersensibility syndrome in the "real world"]
    C Chirouze
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses, CHU Saint Jacques, Place Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 52:529-33. 2004
    ....
  24. doi request reprint [Clinical audit on the use of expensive systemic antifungals in the Besançon University Hospital]
    S Raymond
    Pôle pharmaceutique, CHU de Besancon, 25030 Besancon, France
    Med Mal Infect 39:125-32. 2009
    ..The principle of a clinical audit is to compare practice to guidelines. Prescription guidelines on antifungal agent use has been available in our hospital since 2003. It was updated in 2005 and 2006...
  25. ncbi request reprint Changing profile of infective endocarditis: results of a 1-year survey in France
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, University of Besançon Medical Center, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    JAMA 288:75-81. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Special issues in the management of infective endocarditis caused by gram-positive cocci
    Bruno Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, University of Besançon Medical Center, F 25030 Besancon, France
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 16:437-52, xi. 2002
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Compliance to recommendations for the management of curative treatment of Plasmodium vivax/ovale infections
    J F Faucher
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHRU Jean Minjoz, 3, Boulevard Fleming, 25030 Besancon, France Electronic address
    Med Mal Infect 44:387-9. 2014
    ..We assessed the compliance to recommendations for the routine management of Plasmodium vivax/ovale malaria, and analyzed the impact of discrepancies on the quality of care...
  28. ncbi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for severe liver toxicity in HIV-infected patients on anti-tuberculosis treatment
    E Pukenyte
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Centre Hospitalier de Tourcoing, Tourcoing, France
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:78-84. 2007
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Switching the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor backbone to tenofovir disoproxil fumarate + emtricitabine promptly improves triglycerides and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in dyslipidaemic patients
    M A Valantin
    Department of Infectious Diseases, AP HP, Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, Paris, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:556-61. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of switching to tenofovir disoproxil fumarate + emtricitabine on lipid parameters...
  30. doi request reprint Infective endocarditis epidemiology and consequences of prophylaxis guidelines modifications: the dialectical evolution
    C Chirouze
    centre hospitalier régional universitaire de Besançon, Besancon, France
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 16:440. 2014
    ..Policy must now address these epidemiological modifications, focus on community-acquired and health care-associated staphylococcal bacteremia prevention, and prompt the adoption of broader and nonexclusively antibiotic-based strategies. ..
  31. pmc Penetration of daptomycin into bone and synovial fluid in joint replacement
    D Montange
    Laboratoire de Pharmacologie Clinique et Toxicologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon, Besancon, France EA 3920, Marqueurs Pronostiques et Facteurs de Régulations des Pathologies Cardiaques et Vasculaires SFR FED 4234, Universite de Franche Comte, Besancon, France
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:3991-6. 2014
    ..0% (interquartile range [IQR], 4.4 to 11.4). These results support the use of daptomycin in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bone and joint infections. ..
  32. doi request reprint An undetectable polymerase chain reaction signal in routine HIV plasma viral load monitoring is associated with better virological outcomes in patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy
    P Pugliese
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hopital de l Archet, Nice, France
    HIV Med 14:509-15. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Environmental risk factors for haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in a French new epidemic area
    J F Viel
    CNRS no 6249 Chrono Environment, Faculty of Medicine, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 2 Place Saint Jacques, Besancon, France
    Epidemiol Infect 139:867-74. 2011
    ..Concerted efforts that combine reservoir monitoring, surveillance, and investigation of human cases are warranted to better understand the epidemiological patterns of HFRS in this area...
  34. pmc Clusters of autochthonous hepatitis A cases in a low endemicity area
    H Guis
    Department of Public Health, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Besancon, France
    Epidemiol Infect 134:498-505. 2006
    ..This study reveals the necessity of regular surveillance for hepatitis A and raises the issue of virological surveys of pool waters...
  35. ncbi request reprint Intravenous iron administration does not significantly increase the risk of bacteremia in chronic hemodialysis patients
    B Hoen
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hĵpital Saint Jacques, Besancon, France
    Clin Nephrol 57:457-61. 2002
    ..Recently, concern was raised that intravenous iron administration might promote infection in dialysis patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Critical analysis of antibiotic treatment of acute gastroenteritis in infants and young children]
    N Khayat
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Besancon, 2, Place Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 9:1230-5. 2002
    ..Antibiotics are usually not recommended in the management of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in infants. Our study aimed at testing whether our practice was in adequacy with this recommendation...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Interest in therapeutic drug monitoring of the main antibiotics]
    S Davani
    Laboratoire de Pharmacologie, CHU Jean Minjoz, 25030 Besancon, France
    Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 60:655-61. 2002
    ..Then, the therapeutic drug monitoring of these antibiotics and their methods of analysis is reviewed...
  38. pmc Typhoidal tularemia: 2 familial cases
    J F Faucher
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Case Rep Infect Dis 2012:214215. 2012
    ..The source of infection is unclear. As persons in the same family may likely be exposed to a common zoonotic source of infection, tularemia should be considered in the etiologies of familial fever epidemics...
  39. doi request reprint [Salmonella glenohumeral arthritis]
    R Chastel
    EA 4268 Innovation, Imagerie, ingénierie et intervention en santé I4S IFR 133 Inserm, pôle innovation et technique chirurgicale, Service d Orthopedie, de Traumatologie, de Chirurgie Plastique, Reconstructrice et Assistance Main, CHU Jean Minjoz, Universite de Franche Comte, Boulevard Fleming, Besancon, France
    Chir Main 30:413-6. 2011
    ..Apyrexia was obtained by 72 hours and inflammatory syndrome was normalized in 12 days. The patient was reviewed regularly until the 3rd month. She has no clinical sequelae. Her osteoarthritis remained stable throughout follow-up...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Seroprevalence of Central European tick-borne encephalitis in the Lorraine region]
    H Schuhmacher
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Nancy, Vandoeuvrelès Nancy, France
    Presse Med 28:221-4. 1999
    ..As 2 cases of tick-borne encephalitis were diagnosed in the Nancy region, a seroepidemiological survey was conducted in the Lorraine region (Meurthe & Moselle, Moselle, Vosges, Meuse) in 1996...
  41. ncbi request reprint Low serum procalcitonin level accurately predicts the absence of bacteremia in adult patients with acute fever
    Catherine Chirouze
    Services de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, University Hospital of Besancon, F 25030 Besancon Cedex, France
    Clin Infect Dis 35:156-61. 2002
    ..05). A serum PCT level of <0.4 ng/mL accurately rules out the diagnosis of bacteremia. The use of PCT assessment could help physicians limit the number of blood cultures to be processed and the number of antibiotic prescriptions...
  42. ncbi request reprint The management of leptospirosis
    Jean François Faucher
    Service des Maladies Infectiuses et Tropicales, Hopital Saint Jacques, Cedex, France
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:819-27. 2004
    ..Ciprofloxacin may be combined with standard therapy in uveitis. Adjunctive therapies proposed in the management of severe forms of leptospirosis and Jarisch-Herxheimer reactions, are reviewed...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Follow up of HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral treatment]
    Catherine Chirouze
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Saint Jacques, 25030 Besancon Cedex
    Rev Prat 56:966-75. 2006
    ..The immunologic restoration under antiretroviral treatment makes possible for the physicians to stop the chimioprophylaxies given against the opportunist infections...
  44. ncbi request reprint Endocarditis in patients with a permanent pacemaker: a 1-year epidemiological survey on infective endocarditis due to valvular and/or pacemaker infection
    Xavier Duval
    University Medical Center of Bichat Claude Bernard, Assistance Publique Hôpital de Paris, Paris, France
    Clin Infect Dis 39:68-74. 2004
    ..The incidence of age- and sex-standardized IE was 550 cases/million PM recipients per year. The incidence of IE with PM involvement is between that of valvular IE in the general population and prosthetic valve IE...
  45. ncbi request reprint Predictors of virological outcome and safety in primary HIV type 1-infected patients initiating quadruple antiretroviral therapy: QUEST GW PROB3005
    Bruno Hoen
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre, Besancon, France
    Clin Infect Dis 45:381-90. 2007
    ..Initiation of antiretroviral therapy during primary human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 infection may confer long-term benefit...
  46. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus native valve infective endocarditis: report of 566 episodes from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Jose M Miro
    Hospital Clinic Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Infect Dis 41:507-14. 2005
    ..Staphylococcus aureus native valve infective endocarditis (SA-NVIE) is not completely understood. The objective of this investigation was to describe the characteristics of a large, international cohort of patients with SA-NVIE...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and outcome of aortic endocarditis with periannular abscess in the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Ignasi Anguera
    The Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí, Hospital de Sabadell, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Cardiol 96:976-81. 2005
    ..S. aureus infection is an independent prognostic factor for mortality in patients who have abscess formation...
  48. ncbi request reprint The use and effect of surgical therapy for prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: a propensity analysis of a multicenter, international cohort
    Andrew Wang
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1086-91. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Genotypic drug resistance during HIV-1 primary infection in France (1996-1999): frequency and response to treatment
    Martine Harzic
    Service de Microbiologie, Centre Hospitalier de Versailles, Le Chesnay, France
    AIDS 16:793-6. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Parallel decline of CD8+/CD38++ T cells and viraemia in response to quadruple highly active antiretroviral therapy in primary HIV infection
    Richard Tilling
    Department of Immunology and Molecular Pathology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2QG, UK
    AIDS 16:589-96. 2002
    ..To monitor changes in the numbers of CD8 lymphocytes expressing the activated CD38++ phenotype in peripheral blood samples from patients with primary HIV infection (PHI) treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Influence of diabetes mellitus on the clinical manifestations and prognosis of infective endocarditis: a report from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Merged Database
    Wissam M Kourany
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:613-9. 2006
    ..08-2.70), especially in male patients, as diabetic males had higher mortality than non-diabetic males (OR 2.18, CI 1.08-4.35). DM is an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality among patients hospitalized with IE...
  52. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of infective endocarditis
    Francois Delahaye
    Hopital Louis Pradel, BP Lyon Montchat, 69394 Lyon Cedex 03, France
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 3:131-45. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Propionibacterium endocarditis: a case series from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database and Prospective Cohort Study
    Tahaniyat Lalani
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, 2400 Pratt Street, Cube 7545, Durham, NC 27710 USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:840-8. 2007
    ..The clinical course is characterized by complications such as valvular dehiscence, cardiac abscesses and congestive heart failure. Treatment may require a combination of medical and surgical therapy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Infective endocarditis: a frequent disease in dialysis patients
    Bruno Hoen
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1360-2. 2004
  55. ncbi request reprint In-hospital mortality of infective endocarditis: prognostic factors and evolution over an 8-year period
    Francois Delahaye
    Hopital Cardiovasculaire et Pneumologique, Lyon, France
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:849-57. 2007
    ..Multivariate analysis identified factors classically known as having an impact on mortality. However, other factors, such as age and responsibility of Staphylococcus aureus, were not retained in the model...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of therapeutic immunization on HIV-1 viremia after discontinuation of antiretroviral therapy initiated during acute infection
    Sabine Kinloch-de Loes
    Department of Medicine, Royal Free Centre for HIV Medicine, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 192:607-17. 2005
    ..Our trial design appears to be feasible and safe for testing future immune-boosting strategies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: a consequence of medical progress
    Vance G Fowler
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 293:3012-21. 2005
    ..The global significance of infective endocarditis (IE) caused by Staphylococcus aureus is unknown...
  58. ncbi request reprint Native valve endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci: report of 99 episodes from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Vivian H Chu
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1527-30. 2004
    ..These results emphasize the importance of CoNS as a cause of NVE and the potential for serious complications with this infection...
  59. ncbi request reprint Candida endocarditis: contemporary cases from the International Collaboration of Infectious Endocarditis Merged Database (ICE-mD)
    Daniel K Benjamin
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:453-5. 2004
    ..We evaluated 16 patients with Candida IE nested within a cohort of 2,022 patients with IE. Prosthetic valve IE was more common in patients with Candida (50% vs 17%); mortality was 37% for patients with Candida...
  60. ncbi request reprint Use of surgery in patients with native valve infective endocarditis: results from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database
    Christopher H Cabell
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1092-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to characterize patients with native valve IE relative to surgery and to determine if patients who benefit from an early surgical intervention can be identified...
  61. pmc Genotypic diversity of coagulase-negative staphylococci causing endocarditis: a global perspective
    Cathy A Petti
    Department of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1780-4. 2008
    ..In particular, rpoB sequence data demonstrated unique genetic signatures with the potential to serve as an important tool for global surveillance...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and infective endocarditis: the insulin factor in patient morbidity and mortality
    Xavier Duval
    Universite Paris 7, Denis Diderot, Laboratoire de pathologie Infectieuse, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 28:59-64. 2007
    ..To analyse the characteristics of infective endocarditis (IE) in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), and to evaluate the prognostic significance of DM according to insulin use...
  63. doi request reprint Emergence of coagulase-negative staphylococci as a cause of native valve endocarditis
    Vivian H Chu
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:232-42. 2008
    ..Coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) are an infrequent cause of native valve endocarditis (NVE), and our understanding of NVE caused by CoNS is incomplete...
  64. ncbi request reprint Leptotrichia endocarditis: report of two cases from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE) database and review of previous cases
    L B Caram
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3824, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:139-43. 2008
    ..goodfellowii sp. nov. Both cases were identified using 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Review of the English literature revealed only two other cases of Leptotrichia sp. endocarditis...
  65. pmc Introduction of SARS in France, March-April, 2003
    Jean Claude Desenclos
    Département Maladies Infectieuses, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:195-200. 2004
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