Philippe Parola

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quinine in the modern treatment of falciparum malaria
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU Nord, 13015, Marseille, France
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:206-7. 2002
  2. pmc Detection of Ehrlichia spp., Anaplasma spp., Rickettsia spp., and other eubacteria in ticks from the Thai-Myanmar border and Vietnam
    Philippe Parola
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1600-8. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Rickettsiae in arthropods collected from red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in France
    Jean Lou Marié
    Research Unit on Emerging Infectious and Tropical Diseases URMITE, Marseille, France
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:59-62. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Fever in travelers returning from tropical areas: prospective observational study of 613 cases hospitalised in Marseilles, France, 1999-2003
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    Travel Med Infect Dis 4:61-70. 2006
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc Rabies postexposure prophylaxis, Marseille, France, 1994-2005
    Philippe Gautret
    Hopital Nord, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1452-4. 2008
  8. pmc Massilia virus, a novel Phlebovirus (Bunyaviridae) isolated from sandflies in the Mediterranean
    Remi N Charrel
    Unite des Virus Emergents, UMR 190 Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Université de la Méditerranée and Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Marseille, France
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:519-30. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Rabies exposure in international travelers: do we miss the target?
    Philippe Gautret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, chemin des Bourrelys, 13915 Marseille, Cedex 20, France
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e243-6. 2010
  10. pmc Update on tick-borne rickettsioses around the world: a geographic approach
    Philippe Parola
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsioses and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    Clin Microbiol Rev 26:657-702. 2013

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Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Quinine in the modern treatment of falciparum malaria
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU Nord, 13015, Marseille, France
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:206-7. 2002
  2. pmc Detection of Ehrlichia spp., Anaplasma spp., Rickettsia spp., and other eubacteria in ticks from the Thai-Myanmar border and Vietnam
    Philippe Parola
    Department of Immunology and Medicine, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1600-8. 2003
    ..Finally, two bacteria named Eubacterium sp. strain Hw124 and Eubacterium sp. strain Hw191 were identified in Haemaphysalis wellingtoni ticks collected from chicken in Thailand; these strains could belong to a new group of bacteria...
  3. doi request reprint Rickettsiae in arthropods collected from red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in France
    Jean Lou Marié
    Research Unit on Emerging Infectious and Tropical Diseases URMITE, Marseille, France
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:59-62. 2012
    ..A genus-specific qPCR assay did not reveal any Bartonella species in any of the ticks or fleas collected. The role of red foxes in the epidemiology of spotted fever caused by Rickettsiae species requires further investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fever in travelers returning from tropical areas: prospective observational study of 613 cases hospitalised in Marseilles, France, 1999-2003
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    Travel Med Infect Dis 4:61-70. 2006
    ..Evaluation of this situation requires an understanding of the common etiologies, which are associated with the demographics of travelers and the destinations...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Rabies postexposure prophylaxis, Marseille, France, 1994-2005
    Philippe Gautret
    Hopital Nord, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1452-4. 2008
    ..Most injuries were associated with indigenous dogs; rabies vaccine was overprescribed. We suggest that the World Health Organization guidelines be adapted for countries free of terrestrial mammal rabies...
  8. pmc Massilia virus, a novel Phlebovirus (Bunyaviridae) isolated from sandflies in the Mediterranean
    Remi N Charrel
    Unite des Virus Emergents, UMR 190 Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Université de la Méditerranée and Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Marseille, France
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:519-30. 2009
    ..In conclusion, Massilia virus is proposed as a member of the Sandfly fever Naples virus complex; its public health importance has yet to be determined...
  9. doi request reprint Rabies exposure in international travelers: do we miss the target?
    Philippe Gautret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, chemin des Bourrelys, 13915 Marseille, Cedex 20, France
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e243-6. 2010
    ..Little data exist about the spatial distribution of the risk for travelers of being injured by a potentially rabid animal...
  10. pmc Update on tick-borne rickettsioses around the world: a geographic approach
    Philippe Parola
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsioses and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    Clin Microbiol Rev 26:657-702. 2013
    ..Here, we present the current knowledge on tick-borne rickettsiae and rickettsioses using a geographic approach toward the epidemiology of these diseases...
  11. pmc Genetic structure of Plasmodium falciparum and elimination of malaria, Comoros archipelago
    Stanislas Rebaudet
    Institute for Biomedical Research of the French Army, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1686-94. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Rabies postexposure prophylaxis in returned injured travelers from France, Australia, and New Zealand: a retrospective study
    Philippe Gautret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 15:25-30. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Common health hazards in French pilgrims during the Hajj of 2007: a prospective cohort study
    Philippe Gautret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 16:377-81. 2009
    ..The majority of published studies on Hajj-related diseases were based on hospitalized patient cohorts...
  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. doi request reprint Rickettsia felis and Bartonella henselae in fleas from Lebanon
    Pamela Angue Mba
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, UMR CNRS 6236 IRD UMR 198, Faculte de Medecine, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsioses and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:991-2. 2011
    ..felis cat fleas. Bartonella henselae, an agent of cat scratch disease, was identified in three (2.9%) C. felis. Our results emphasize the potential risk of these emerging flea-borne infections in Lebanon...
  16. pmc Warmer weather linked to tick attack and emergence of severe rickettsioses
    Philippe Parola
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, CNRS IRD UMR 6236, WHO Collaborative Centre for Rickettsial and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e338. 2008
    ..sanguineus, leading to increased human attacks. From a global perspective, we predict that as a result of globalisation and warming, more pathogens transmitted by the brown dog tick may emerge in the future...
  17. ncbi request reprint First detection of Wolbachia spp., including a new genotype, in sand flies collected in Marseille, France
    Kotaro Matsumoto
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020 IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    J Med Entomol 45:466-9. 2008
    ..These findings were confirmed by amplification, sequencing, and phylogenetic analysis of the wsp gene of the genus Wolbachia. The Wolbachia species from Sergentomyia minuta has been named "Wolbachia sp. detected in Se. minuta"...
  18. doi request reprint Camel milk-associated infection risk perception and knowledge in French Hajj pilgrims
    Philippe Gautret
    Institut Hospitalo Universitaire des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:425-7. 2013
    ..Given that camel milk consumption in the Middle East is associated with several zoonotic infections in man, we recommend that Hajj pilgrims be cautioned against consuming unpasteurized dairy products...
  19. pmc Murine typhus in returned travelers: a report of thirty-two cases
    Gaëlle Walter
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UMR CNRS IRD, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsial diseases and other arthropod borne bacterial diseases, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:1049-53. 2012
    ..Murine typhus must be considered as an etiologic agent of febrile illness in returning travelers, particularly in those with unspecific symptoms...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Detection of rickettsioses and Q fever in Sri Lanka
    Emmanouil Angelakis
    Universite de la Mediterranee, URMITE UMR, CNRS IRD, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:711-2. 2012
    ..6%) acute Q fever, 3 (1.6%) murine typhus, and 3 (1.6%) were infected by Rickettsia felis. In addition to already described scrub and murine typhus, we found that R. felis and C. burnetii infections should be considered in Sri Lanka...
  22. pmc Why are there so few Rickettsia conorii conorii-infected Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks in the wild?
    Cristina Socolovschi
    Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UMR CNRS IRD 6236, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsial diseases and other arthropod borne bacterial diseases, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1697. 2012
    ..The relationship between the Rickettsia and its tick vector are still poorly understood one century after the first description of this disease...
  23. pmc Detection of "Rickettsia sp. strain Uilenbergi" and "Rickettsia sp. strain Davousti" in Amblyomma tholloni ticks from elephants in Africa
    Kotaro Matsumoto
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020 IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    BMC Microbiol 7:74. 2007
    ..To date, 6 tick-borne rickettsiae pathogenic for humans are known to occur in Africa and 4 of them were first identified in ticks before being recognized as human pathogens...
  24. doi request reprint Protective measures against acute respiratory symptoms in French pilgrims participating in the Hajj of 2009
    Philippe Gautret
    EuroTravNet, the European CDC Collaborative Network for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Chemin des Bourrely, Marseille Cedex 20, France
    J Travel Med 18:53-5. 2011
    ..6% used face masks; 97.4% were vaccinated against seasonal flu, 5.8% against H1N1, and 31.4% against pneumococcus. Influenza vaccine and face mask use did not significantly reduce respiratory symptoms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Experimental infection models of ticks of the Rhipicephalus sanguineus group with Rickettsia conorii
    Koutaro Matsumoto
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020 IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 5:363-72. 2005
    ..The harmful effect of R. conorii on Rh. sanguineus group ticks from Thailand is discussed including the role of the geographic origin of the ticks and the difficulties to identify ticks within this group to the species level...
  26. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of French travelers from Marseille regarding rabies risk and prevention
    Matthias Altmann
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 16:107-11. 2009
    ..To assess the awareness of the mode of rabies transmission, travel-associated rabies risk, and adequate preventive measures among French travelers...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Detection of Rickettsia helvetica in Ixodes ricinus ticks collected from Pyrenean chamois in France
    Bernard Davoust
    Working Group on Animal Epidemiology, French Forces Health Service, Marseille, France
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 3:387-8. 2012
    ..Four ticks (6%) were positive for R. helvetica. The chamois carries infected ticks, and this enables the dissemination throughout the environment with this bacterium, a potential human pathogen...
  29. pmc Borrelia, Rickettsia, and Ehrlichia species in bat ticks, France, 2010
    Cristina Socolovschi
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1966-75. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to characterize these new agents and determine if the A. vespertilionis tick is a vector and/or reservoir of these agents...
  30. pmc Risk for rabies importation from North Africa
    Philippe Gautret
    Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2187-93. 2011
    ..Rabies surveillance and control should therefore be reinforced in North Africa, and travelers to North Africa should receive appropriate information about rabies risk and prevention...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Rickettsia felis and Bartonella clarridgeiae in fleas from New Caledonia
    Oleg Mediannikov
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UMR CNRS IRD 6236, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:181-3. 2011
    ..Dog fleas collected in New Caledonia harbored flea-borne pathogens Rickettsia felis and Bartonella clarridgeiae in 81% and 5%, respectively...
  33. 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...
  34. pmc Emergence of Rickettsia africae, Oceania
    Carole Eldin
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:100-2. 2011
    ..Clinicians who treat persons in this region should be on alert for ATBF...
  35. pmc Rickettsia slovaca and R. raoultii in tick-borne Rickettsioses
    Philippe Parola
    Unite des Rickettsies, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1105-8. 2009
    ..We identified the etiologic agent for 65% of 86 patients with TIBOLA/DEBONEL as either Rickettsia slovaca (49/86, 57%) or R. raoultii (7/86, 8%)...
  36. pmc Possible autochthonous malaria from Marseille to Minneapolis
    Barbara Doudier
    Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1236-8. 2007
    ..Both infections occurred after a stay near Marseille, which raises the possibility of autochthonous transmission. Entomologic and genotypic investigations are described...
  37. pmc Identification of dengue type 2 virus in febrile travellers returning from Burkina Faso to France, related to an ongoing outbreak, October to November 2016
    Carole Eldin
    URMITE, Aix Marseille Université UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, IHU Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France
    Euro Surveill 21:. 2016
    ..The cases reflect a large ongoing outbreak with over 1,000 reported cases between August and November in the capital city. Clinicians should consider dengue fever in malaria-negative febrile travellers returning from Africa...
  38. doi request reprint Foot ailments during Hajj: A short report
    Shruti Sridhar
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, CHU Nord, Pôle Infectieux, Institut Hospitalo Universitaire Méditerranée Infection, 13015 Marseille, France Aix Marseille Université, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13005 Marseille, France
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 5:291-4. 2015
    ..The presence of comorbidity (diabetes, obesity and advanced age) warrants immediate attention to them to avoid serious complications. ..
  39. doi request reprint Family compliance with counseling for children traveling to the tropics
    Stéphanie Caillet-Gossot
    Pediatric Emergency Unit, CHU Nord, Chemin des Bourrelly, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 20:171-6. 2013
    ..The number of people, both adults and children, traveling abroad, is on the rise. Some seek counseling at travel medicine centers before departure...
  40. ncbi request reprint A study of'febrile illnesses on the Thai-Myanmar border: predictive factors of rickettsioses
    Amy L PicKard
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:657-63. 2004
    ..Timely administration of empiric treatment in highly suspicious cases can deter potential morbidity from these arthropod-borne infections...
  41. doi request reprint Identification of salivary antigenic markers discriminating host exposition between two European ticks: Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Dermacentor reticulatus
    Vinh Vu Hai
    Unite des Rickettsies, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsial and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Unité de Recherche des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergente, UMR CNRS IRD, IFR, Institut Hospitalier Universitaire Marseille, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 36:39-53. 2013
    ..The utilization of these tick salivary proteins as biomarker candidates to discriminate R. sanguineus and/or D. reticulatus tick exposure or to develop anti-tick vaccines is discussed...
  42. pmc Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for rapid identification of tick vectors
    Amina Yssouf
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsioses and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    J Clin Microbiol 51:522-8. 2013
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Treatment of Rickettsia spp. infections: a review
    Elisabeth Botelho-Nevers
    Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, Aix Marseille Universite, UMR CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM U1095, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 10:1425-37. 2012
    ..infections. The authors will also provide recommendations for the treatment of spotted fever and typhus group rickettsioses...
  44. doi request reprint Rabies pretravel vaccination
    Philippe Gautret
    Institut Hospitalo Universitaire des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Universite d Aix Marseille, Marseille, France
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:500-6. 2012
    ..This review sought to describe the recent findings on the epidemiology of rabies exposure and rabies cases in travelers and to discuss possible cost-saving measures that could be used to increase pretravel vaccination coverage in travelers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pilgrims from Marseille, France, to Mecca: demographics and vaccination status
    Philippe Gautret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, 13015 Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 14:132-3. 2007
    ..An overall low rate of vaccination was observed. The proportions of travelers without correct vaccination were 67% for influenza, 70% for tetanus, 75% for diphteria and poliomyelitis, and 87% for pertussis and hepatitis A...
  46. ncbi request reprint Spotted fever rickettsioses in southern and eastern Europe
    Philippe Brouqui
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 49:2-12. 2007
    ..Finally, the mite-transmitted Rickettsia akari, the agent of rickettsialpox, is also known to be prevalent in Europe. We present here an overview of these rickettsioses, focusing on emerging diseases...
  47. doi request reprint Determinants of tetanus, diphtheria and poliomyelitis vaccinations among Hajj pilgrims, Marseille, France
    Philippe Gautret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    Eur J Public Health 20:438-42. 2010
    ..Our purpose is to identify immigration, socio-economic and socio-cultural determinants of vaccination coverage against TdP...
  48. doi request reprint French Hajj pilgrims' experience with pneumococcal infection and vaccination: A knowledge, attitudes and practice (KAP) evaluation
    Shruti Sridhar
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, 13005 Marseille, France Institut Hospitalo Universitaire Méditerranée Infection, 13005, Marseille, France
    Travel Med Infect Dis 13:251-5. 2015
    ..Acquisition of Streptococcus pneumoniae during Hajj has been studied in the past and recommendations for vaccination against S. pneumoniae have been made for high risk groups...
  49. pmc Identification of Algerian Field-Caught Phlebotomine Sand Fly Vectors by MALDI-TOF MS
    Ismail Lafri
    Aix Marseille Universite, URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 10:e0004351. 2016
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate the usefulness of MALDI-TOF MS as a tool for identifying field-caught phlebotomine...
  50. pmc Influence of oxygen on asexual blood cycle and susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to chloroquine: requirement of a standardized in vitro assay
    Sebastien Briolant
    Unité de Recherche en Biologie et Epidémiologie Parasitaires, Institut de Medecine Tropicale du Service de Sante des Armees, Marseille, France
    Malar J 6:44. 2007
    ..The main objective of this study was to assess the influence of gas mixtures on in vitro Plasmodium falciparum growth and 50% inhibitory concentration (IC50) for chloroquine...
  51. doi request reprint Tick-borne relapsing fever with cutaneous eschar and radiculopathy, Ethiopia
    Cristina Socolovschi
    Unité de recherche en maladies infectieuses et tropicales emergentes UMR 6236, CNRS IRD 198, Faculte de Medecine, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 19:261-3. 2012
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Rabies vaccination for international travelers
    Philippe Gautret
    Institut Hospitalo Universitaire en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    Vaccine 30:126-33. 2012
    ..Meanwhile, cost-minimization of rabies pre-exposure vaccination may be achieved in several ways, notably by using the intra-dermal method of vaccination...
  53. ncbi request reprint Marseilles: a surveillance site for malaria from the Comoros Islands
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, 13015 Marseilles, France
    J Travel Med 11:184-6. 2004
  54. doi request reprint Murine typhus as a cause of Fever in travelers from Tunisia and mediterranean areas
    Emmanouil Angelakis
    URMITE UMR 6236, CNRS IRD, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France Service Maladies Infectieuses et Tropical, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 17:310-5. 2010
    ..Here we present cases of Rickettsia typhi infection, the agent of murine typhus, that were identified in our laboratory the last year, in travelers from Tunisia...
  55. doi request reprint New Rickettsia species in soft ticks Ornithodoros hasei collected from bats in French Guiana
    Djamel Tahir
    Research Unit of Emerging Infectious and Tropical Diseases URMITE UMR CNRS 7278 IRD 198 INSERM U1095, Aix Marseille University, Marseille, France
    Ticks Tick Borne Dis 7:1089-1096. 2016
    ..The sequences of this new species were deposited in GenBank as Candidatus Rickettsia wissemanii. This is the first report showing the presence of nucleic acid of Rickettsia in Ornithodoros hasei ticks from South American bats...
  56. ncbi request reprint Morphological, molecular and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry identification of ixodid tick species collected in Oromia, Ethiopia
    Bersissa Kumsa
    URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Aix Marseille Universite, 13385, Marseille, France
    Parasitol Res 115:4199-4210. 2016
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Acquisition of extended-spectrum cephalosporin- and colistin-resistant Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serotype Newport by pilgrims during Hajj
    Abiola Olumuyiwa Olaitan
    Unité de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, CNRS IRD UMR 6236, Méditerranée Infection, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 45:600-4. 2015
    ..Therefore, returning pilgrims could disseminate MDR bacteria worldwide upon returning to their home countries...
  58. pmc Detection of Rickettsia felis, Rickettsia typhi, Bartonella Species and Yersinia pestis in Fleas (Siphonaptera) from Africa
    Hamza Leulmi
    Aix Marseille Universite, URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3152. 2014
    ..Little is known about the presence/absence and prevalence of Rickettsia spp, Bartonella spp. and Yersinia pestis in domestic and urban flea populations in tropical and subtropical African countries...
  59. pmc Detection of Rickettsia spp in ticks by MALDI-TOF MS
    Amina Yssouf
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198 Dakar, Senegal, INSERM 1095, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsioses and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9:e0003473. 2015
    ..Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) has been shown to be an effective tool for the rapid identification of arthropods, including tick vectors of human diseases...
  60. pmc MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry detection of pathogens in vectors: the Borrelia crocidurae/Ornithodoros sonrai paradigm
    Aurélien Fotso Fotso
    URMITE, UMR 6236, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Méditerranée Infection, Faculte de Medecine, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2984. 2014
    ..We investigated whether MALDI-TOF-MS could detect relapsing fever borreliae directly in ticks...
  61. pmc Rabies in nonhuman primates and potential for transmission to humans: a literature review and examination of selected French national data
    Philippe Gautret
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, CHU Nord, Pôle Infectieux, Institut Hospitalo Universitaire Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, France Aix Marseille Université, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes URMITE, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2863. 2014
    ....
  62. pmc Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization--time of flight mass spectrometry: an emerging tool for the rapid identification of mosquito vectors
    Amina Yssouf
    Aix Marseille Universite, Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, UM63, CNRS 7278, IRD 198, Dakar, Senegal, INSERM 1095, Marseille, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e72380. 2013
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Travel-associated illness in older adults (>60 y)
    Philippe Gautret
    Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Unit, North University Hospital, AP HM, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 19:169-77. 2012
    ..Because of physiological changes and the increased probability of underlying medical conditions, older travelers might be at higher risk for at least some travel-associated diseases...
  64. pmc Tick-borne relapsing fever borreliosis, rural senegal
    Philippe Parola
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:883-5. 2011
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Expression of rOmpA and rOmpB protein in Rickettsia massiliae during the Rhipicephalus turanicus life cycle
    Motohiko Ogawa
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:352-6. 2006
    ..The expression of rOmpB did not change with temperature or the stages of the tick life cycle. In contrast, rOmpA was less expressed during the larval stage...
  66. ncbi request reprint Animal-associated injuries and related diseases among returned travellers: a review of the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network
    Philippe Gautret
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, AP HM, Hopital Nord, 13015 Marseille, Cedex 05, France
    Vaccine 25:2656-63. 2007
    ..Increased travel to exotic destinations around the world is escalating the risk of exposure to animal-associated injuries with a risk of acquiring rabies...
  67. pmc Bartonella clarridgeiae in Fleas, Tahiti, French Polynesia
    Tahar Kernif
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1773-5. 2011
    ..The principal vector of these 2 species is the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) (3,4). We report Bartonella species in fleas collected from cats and dogs in Tahiti, French Polynesia...
  68. pmc Acanthamoeba polyphaga mimivirus virophage seroconversion in travelers returning from Laos
    Philippe Parola
    Aix Marseille University, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1500-2. 2012
    ..While in Laos, they had eaten raw fish, a potential source of the virophage. This virophage, associated with giant viruses suspected to cause pneumonia, could be an emerging pathogen...
  69. pmc Molecular detection of Acinetobacter species in lice and keds of domestic animals in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia
    Bersissa Kumsa
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University, Bishoftu, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 7:e52377. 2012
    ..infections in humans. However, additional epidemiological data are required to determine whether ectoparasites of animals can act as environmental reservoirs and play a role in spreading these bacteria to both animal and human hosts...
  70. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity and structure of African Plasmodium falciparum populations in urban and rural areas
    Herve Bogreau
    Institut de Medecine Tropicale du Service de Sante des Armees, Unité de Recherche en Biologie et Epidémiologie Parasitaire, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:953-9. 2006
    ..They also suggest a potential effect of rural suburbs to generate genetic diversity in towns. This could affect the dispersal of selected drug resistance and should be considered when adapting urban malaria control strategies...
  71. pmc Cocirculation of 2 genotypes of Toscana virus, southeastern France
    Remi N Charrel
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:465-8. 2007
    ..The vector of TOSV in France was unknown. We detected TOSV RNA in 2 (female Phlebotomus perniciosus) of 61 pools of sandflies captured in southeastern France. Two genotypes of TOSV were identified...
  72. ncbi request reprint First molecular evidence of new Bartonella spp. in fleas and a tick from Peru
    Philippe Parola
    Unite des Rickettsies, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:135-6. 2002
    ..One of the genotypes is closely related to B. vinsoni subsp. berkhoffii, and the others seem to originate from unknown Bartonella species, whose medical importance has yet to be clarified...
  73. ncbi request reprint A homeless man with maculopapular rash who died in Marseille, France
    Marion Hemmersbach-Miller
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, AP HM, Marseille, France
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1412, 1493-4. 2004
  74. pmc Effect of media warnings on rabies postexposure prophylaxis, france
    Philippe Gautret
    Hopital Nord, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1131-2. 2011
    ..In 2008, France temporarily lost its rabies-free status following evidence of an indigenous case of rabies in a dog, linked to an index case in a dog infected in Morocco...
  75. pmc Acute cytomegalovirus infection complicated by venous thrombosis: a case report
    Clarisse Rovery
    Unite des Rickettsies, UMR6020, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 4:11. 2005
    ..CMV-induced vasculopathy and thrombosis have been reported, but they are rare conditions usually encountered in immunocompromised patients. However more and more complications of CMV infections are recognized in immunocompetent patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint Scrub typhus and tropical rickettsioses
    George Watt
    Department of Retrovirology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:429-36. 2003
    ..An update of recent research findings is therefore particularly timely for the nonspecialist physician...
  77. doi request reprint Travel-related influenza A/H1N1 infection at a rock festival in Hungary: one virus may hide another one
    Elizabeth Botelho-Nevers
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 17:197-8. 2010
    ..Here we report a possible case of coinfection with influenza A/H1N1 and varicella in a young French traveler returning from a rock festival in Hungary. We report a cluster of influenza A/H1N1 cases at this festival...
  78. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional response of Rickettsia conorii exposed to temperature variation and stress starvation
    Clarisse Rovery
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR48, Faculte de Medecine, 27, Bd Jean Moulin, Marseille, France
    Res Microbiol 156:211-8. 2005
    ..Bioinformatics analysis of these possibly encoded proteins is also reported...
  79. ncbi request reprint Hypertriglyceridemia as an indicator of the severity of falciparum malaria in returned travelers: a clinical retrospective study
    Philippe Parola
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Chemin des Bourrelly, 13915 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    Parasitol Res 92:464-6. 2004
    ..001). Although further studies are needed, these results define the relevance of hypertriglyceridemia as an indicator of the severity of falciparum malaria...
  80. pmc Cardiac hydatidosis
    Mathilde Neuville
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:102-3. 2010
    ..Cardiac hydatidosis was diagnosed because of both the typical radiological findings and the positive serology for echinococcosis. The patient was treated by surgery and albendazole without complications...
  81. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous leishmaniasis treatment
    Philippe Minodier
    Pediatric Emergency Unit, CHU Nord, Chemin des Bourrelly, 13915 Marseille Cedex 20, France
    Travel Med Infect Dis 5:150-8. 2007
    ..Liposomal amphotericin B could be an alternative to antimony in south American cutaneous leishmaniasis with mucosal involvement (especially L. braziliensis and L. guyanensis infections)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Schistosomal appendicitis
    Eric Adehossi
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU Nord, Marseille, France
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:498. 2004
  83. ncbi request reprint Contribution of nonspecific laboratory test to the diagnosis of malaria in febrile travelers returning from endemic areas: value of hypocholesterolemia
    Sekene Badiaga
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hopital Nord, Marseille, France
    J Travel Med 9:117-21. 2002
    ..In this circumstance any indicator that suggests the diagnosis of malaria is of great interest. The aim of this study is to determine the value of hypocholesterolemia to the diagnosis of imported malaria...
  84. pmc Human infection caused by Leptospira fainei
    Jean Pierre Arzouni
    Unité de Rickettsies, Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:865-8. 2002
    ..Leptospira fainei was identified by sequencing the 16S rDNA gene, which had been amplified by polymerase chain reaction. This case confirms the role of L. fainei as a human pathogen and extends its distribution to southern Europe...
  85. doi request reprint Tick-borne diseases: tick-borne spotted fever rickettsioses in Africa
    Cecile Cazorla
    Service de Medecine Interne et Maladies Infectieuses, Centre Hospitalier Territorial de Nouvelle Calédonie, BP J 5, 98849 Nouméa cedex, France
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 22:531-44, ix-x. 2008
    ..africae, seven distinct species of tick-borne rickettsiae are considered to be human pathogens. A combination of clinical alertness and molecular tools such as PCR base detection of DNA and sequencing help to describe new diseases...
  86. ncbi request reprint Mefloquine versus 3-day oral quinine-clindamycin in uncomplicated imported falciparum malaria
    Stephane Ranque
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie et Mycologie, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Travel Med Infect Dis 5:306-9. 2007
    ..8, 95% CI [1.1-2.8]) related to mainly mild gastrointestinal adverse drug events. The poor tolerability of mefloquine sets a question mark against its use in outpatients...
  87. ncbi request reprint First molecular detection of Rickettsia felis in fleas from Algeria
    Idir Bitam
    Unité d entomologie médicale, Institut Pasteur d Algerie, Algiers, Algeria
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:532-5. 2006
    ..Two gltA sequences identical to those of an emerging pathogen, Rickettsia felis, were detected including i) R. felis California 2 in Ctenocephalides canis from rodents and ii) R. felis RF2125 in Archeopsylla erinacei from hedgehogs...
  88. pmc Three-day quinine-clindamycin treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria imported from the tropics
    Eric Adehossi
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:1173. 2003
  89. ncbi request reprint A survey for spotted fever group rickettsiae and ehrlichiae in Amblyomma variegatum from St. Kitts and Nevis
    Patrick J Kelly
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, Basseterre, St Kitts, West Indies
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:58-9. 2003
    ..All PCR amplification products obtained had 100% sequence homology with Rickettsia africae, the agent of African tick-bite fever...
  90. pmc Emerging rickettsioses of the Thai-Myanmar border
    Philippe Parola
    Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS, Bangkok, Thailand
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:592-5. 2003
    ..Four patients had murine typhus, three patients had scrub typhus, and eight patients had spotted fever group rickettsioses, including the first case of Rickettsia felis infection reported in Asia...
  91. ncbi request reprint Bartonella quintana, lice, and molecular tools
    Philippe Parola
    J Med Entomol 43:787; author reply 788. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the USA: a benign disease or a common diagnostic error?
    Didier Raoult
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:587-9. 2008
  93. ncbi request reprint Tick-borne rickettsial diseases: emerging risks in Europe
    Philippe Parola
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 27:297-304. 2004
    ..We present here these emerging diseases and discuss other potential threat for the future...
  94. pmc Spotted fever group rickettsiae in ticks, Morocco
    Mhammed Sarih
    Institut Pasteur du Maroc, Casablanca, Morocco
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1067-73. 2008
    ..monacensis in Ixodes ricinus. Two suspected pathogens were also detected (R. raoultii in D. marginatus and R. helvetica in I. ricinus). An incompletely described Rickettsia sp. was detected in Haemaphysalis spp. ticks...
  95. pmc Tick-borne rickettsioses around the world: emerging diseases challenging old concepts
    Philippe Parola
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Universite de la Mediterranee, Faculte de Medecine, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Clin Microbiol Rev 18:719-56. 2005
    ..We present here the tick-borne rickettsioses described through 2005 and focus on the epidemiological circumstances that have played a role in the emergence of the newly recognized diseases...
  96. ncbi request reprint Tick- and flea-borne rickettsial emerging zoonoses
    Philippe Parola
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020, IFR 48, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de la Mediterranee, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Vet Res 36:469-92. 2005
    ..We present here an overview of the various tick- and flea-borne rickettsial zoonoses described in the last 20 years, focusing on the ecological, epidemiological and clinical aspects...
  97. ncbi request reprint Threats to international travellers posed by tick-borne diseases
    Mogens Jensenius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Travel Med Infect Dis 4:4-13. 2006
    ..Since ecotourism and adventure travel are increasingly popular worldwide, the incidence of travel-associated tick-borne diseases is likely to increase in the future...
  98. ncbi request reprint Rickettsioses in sub-Saharan Africa
    Philippe Parola
    Unite des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR 6020 IFR 48, WHO Collaborative Center for Rickettsial Reference and Research, Faculte de Medecine, 27 Bd Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille Cedex 5, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:42-7. 2006
    ..We present an overview of these rickettsioses occurring in sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on the epidemiological aspects of emerging diseases...
  99. pmc Identification of Rickettsiae, Uganda and Djibouti
    Cristina Socolovschi
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1508-10. 2007