Jacques Bille

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Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Doctor, I have a lymph node]
    Jacques Bille
    Institut de Microbiologie, Département de pathologie et de médecine de laboratoire, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:710-5. 2009
  2. pmc Diagnosis of invasive candidiasis in the ICU
    Philippe Eggimann
    Adult Critical Care Medicine and Burn Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV BH 08 619, Bugnon 46 CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intensive Care 1:37. 2011
  3. pmc Cardiac involvement in a patient with clinical and serological evidence of African tick-bite fever
    Cristina Bellini
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 5:90. 2005
  4. pmc Bloodstream and endovascular infections due to Abiotrophia defectiva and Granulicatella species
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 6:9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint New nonculture-based methods for the diagnosis of invasive candidiasis
    Jacques Bille
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:460-4. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of automated strategies for surveillance of nosocomial bacteremia
    Cristina Bellini
    Service de Médecine Préventive Hospitalière CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1030-5. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children based on WHO clinical guidelines
    Manon Cevey-Macherel
    Child and Adolescent Department, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 168:1429-36. 2009
  8. pmc False-negative PCR result due to gene polymorphism: the example of Neisseria meningitidis
    Katia Jaton
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Lausanne CHUV, Bugnon 48, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4590-1. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a multiplex real-time quantitative PCR assay to detect Chlamydia pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila and Mycoplasma pneumoniae in respiratory tract secretions
    Martine Welti
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 45:85-95. 2003
  10. pmc Multiplex ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for simultaneous quantification in human plasma of fluconazole, itraconazole, hydroxyitraconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole, voriconazole-N-oxide, anidulafungin, and caspo
    Laurent Arthur Decosterd
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, BH18, Lab 218 226, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:5303-15. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Doctor, I have a lymph node]
    Jacques Bille
    Institut de Microbiologie, Département de pathologie et de médecine de laboratoire, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 5:710-5. 2009
    ..If present, these signs will trigger a biopsy with cyto- or histopathological examination mostly to rule out a malignant tumor. This article reviews the practical steps of an investigation of an isolated adenopathy in an adult patient...
  2. pmc Diagnosis of invasive candidiasis in the ICU
    Philippe Eggimann
    Adult Critical Care Medicine and Burn Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV BH 08 619, Bugnon 46 CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Intensive Care 1:37. 2011
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  3. pmc Cardiac involvement in a patient with clinical and serological evidence of African tick-bite fever
    Cristina Bellini
    Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 5:90. 2005
    ..conorii. African tick-bite fever (ATBF) is generally considered as a benign disease and no cases of myocardial involvement due to Rickettsia africae, the agent of ATBF, have yet been described...
  4. pmc Bloodstream and endovascular infections due to Abiotrophia defectiva and Granulicatella species
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 6:9. 2006
    ..In this study, we reviewed the clinical manifestations of infections due to A. defectiva and Granulicatella species that occurred at our institution between 1998 and 2004...
  5. doi request reprint New nonculture-based methods for the diagnosis of invasive candidiasis
    Jacques Bille
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:460-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to review recent contributions in the nonconventional diagnostic approaches of invasive candidiasis, both for the detection of the epidose and the characterization of the etiologic agent...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of automated strategies for surveillance of nosocomial bacteremia
    Cristina Bellini
    Service de Médecine Préventive Hospitalière CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1030-5. 2007
    ..Surveillance of nosocomial bloodstream infection (BSI) is recommended, but time-consuming. We explored strategies for automated surveillance...
  7. doi request reprint Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children based on WHO clinical guidelines
    Manon Cevey-Macherel
    Child and Adolescent Department, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 168:1429-36. 2009
    ..The high proportion of pneumococcal infections re-emphasizes the importance of pneumococcal immunization...
  8. pmc False-negative PCR result due to gene polymorphism: the example of Neisseria meningitidis
    Katia Jaton
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Lausanne CHUV, Bugnon 48, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4590-1. 2010
    ..Etiological diagnosis then mainly relies on PCR. Here, we report a case of false-negative results for real-time PCR for a Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B isolate with a polymorphism in the ctrA gene...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a multiplex real-time quantitative PCR assay to detect Chlamydia pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila and Mycoplasma pneumoniae in respiratory tract secretions
    Martine Welti
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 45:85-95. 2003
    ..Of 19 serology-positive patients, 14 were confirmed by the multiplex real-time PCR to be infected by either one of the three pathogens. All samples from serology-negative patients were negative with the multiplex real-time PCR...
  10. pmc Multiplex ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for simultaneous quantification in human plasma of fluconazole, itraconazole, hydroxyitraconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole, voriconazole-N-oxide, anidulafungin, and caspo
    Laurent Arthur Decosterd
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, BH18, Lab 218 226, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:5303-15. 2010
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  11. pmc Ultra-performance liquid chromatography mass spectrometry and sensitive bioassay methods for quantification of posaconazole plasma concentrations after oral dosing
    Bertrand Rochat
    Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Facility, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Rue du Bugnon 46, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:5074-81. 2010
    ..5 μg/ml. The UPLC-MS/MS method and sensitive bioassay offer alternative tools for accurate and precise quantification of the plasma concentrations in patients receiving oral posaconazole...
  12. doi request reprint Outbreak of Mycobacterium haemophilum infections after permanent makeup of the eyebrows
    Stefano Giulieri
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 52:488-91. 2011
    ..Twelve patients presented an eyebrow lesion and cervical lymphadenitis. All were treated with antibiotics. Surgery was required in 10 cases. M. haemophilum DNA was identified in the make-up ink...
  13. pmc First case of bacteremia and multifocal cellulitis due to Helicobacter canis in an immunocompetent patient
    Corinne Leemann
    Infectious Diseases Service, University Hospital, CHUV BH 07 865, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4598-600. 2006
    ..Here we report on the first human case of H. canis bacteremia in an immunocompetent host. Identification of the organism was made by genetic and phylogenetic analyses of the complete 16S rRNA sequence...
  14. doi request reprint Histoplasma capsulatum var. duboisii infection in a patient with AIDS: rapid diagnosis using polymerase chain reaction-sequencing
    Cyril Pellaton
    Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 64:85-9. 2009
    ..The variety duboisii of Hc was established using DNA sequencing of the polymorphic genomic region OLE. Molecular tools allow diagnosis of histoplasmosis in 24 h, which is drastically shorter than culture procedures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of candidemia in Swiss tertiary care hospitals: secular trends, 1991-2000
    Oscar Marchetti
    Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 38:311-20. 2004
    ..krusei remained rare (2%). Fluconazole consumption increased significantly (P<.001). Despite increasing high-risk activities, the incidence of candidemia remained unchanged, and no shift to resistant species occurred...
  16. pmc Prospective determination of plasma imipenem concentrations in critically ill children
    Eric Giannoni
    Department of Pediatrics, CHUV, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50:2563-8. 2006
    ..To avoid subtherapeutic drug levels, we recommend treatment with at least 100 mg/kg of body weight/day of imipenem-cilastatin for critically ill children requiring such therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of invasive fungal infections]
    Jacques Bille
    Institut de Microbiologie, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:904-6, 909. 2005
    ..Among these still experimental methods, the serial detection of galactomannane in the serum of at risk patients is now considered as a useful adjunct for the early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association between a specific Pneumocystis jiroveci dihydropteroate synthase mutation and failure of pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine prophylaxis in human immunodeficiency virus-positive and -negative patients
    Aimable Nahimana
    Hospital of Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Infect Dis 188:1017-23. 2003
    ..Hospitalization in a specific hospital was an independent risk factor for having P. jiroveci harboring the same DHPS mutation, which indirectly supports that interhuman transmission may affect the dissemination of the mutant strains...
  19. pmc Risk for Pneumocystis carinii transmission among patients with pneumonia: a molecular epidemiology study
    Elodie Senggen Manoloff
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:132-4. 2003
    ..Our analysis suggests that transmission from patients with active PCP to susceptible persons caused only a few, if any, PCP cases in our setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Percentage, bacterial etiology and antibiotic susceptibility of acute respiratory infection and pneumonia among children in rural Senegal
    Pablo Echave
    Department of Pediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Trop Pediatr 49:28-32. 2003
    ..Comorbidities (tuberculosis, malaria, HIV-AIDS, severe malnutrition) are determinant variables in many ARI cases and carry a high negative prognosis value...
  21. ncbi request reprint Calcineurin A of Candida albicans: involvement in antifungal tolerance, cell morphogenesis and virulence
    Dominique Sanglard
    Institute of Microbiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 44, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Mol Microbiol 48:959-76. 2003
    ..Finally, calcineurin was found to be necessary for the virulence of C. albicans in a mice model of infection, thus making calcineurin an important element for adequate adaptation to the conditions of the host environment...
  22. doi request reprint Interhuman transmission as a potential key parameter for geographical variation in the prevalence of Pneumocystis jirovecii dihydropteroate synthase mutations
    Philippe M Hauser
    Institute of Microbiology, Swiss HIV Cohort Study, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e28-33. 2010
    ..This retrospective study sought to better understand the geographical variation in the prevalence of these mutations...
  23. pmc Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for direct bacterial identification from positive blood culture pellets
    Guy Prod'hom
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Lausanne and University Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1481-3. 2010
    ..Identification was obtained for 78.7% of the pellets tested. Moreover, 99% of the MALDI-TOF identifications were congruent at the species level when considering valid scores. This fast and accurate method is promising...
  24. ncbi request reprint Site-directed mutagenesis of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae dihydropteroate synthase FOL1 gene to study Pneumocystis jirovecii mutations in the orthologue gene FAS
    Isabelle Meneau
    Microbiology Institute, University Hospital, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:652-3. 2003
  25. pmc Mutations of Pneumocystis jirovecii dihydrofolate reductase associated with failure of prophylaxis
    Aimable Nahimana
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 48, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4301-5. 2004
    ..The results suggest that P. jirovecii populations may evolve under selective pressure from DHFR inhibitors, in particular pyrimethamine, and that DHFR mutations may contribute to P. jirovecii drug resistance...
  26. pmc Detection of four Plasmodium species in blood from humans by 18S rRNA gene subunit-based and species-specific real-time PCR assays
    Mathieu Rougemont
    Institute of Microbiology, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5636-43. 2004
    ..This suggests a role of quantitative PCR for the monitoring of patients receiving antimalaria therapy...
  27. doi request reprint 1,3-Beta-D-glucan antigenemia for early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections in neutropenic patients with acute leukemia
    Laurence Senn
    Infectious Diseases Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 46:878-85. 2008
    ..The aim of the present prospective study was to evaluate the usefulness of monitoring BG in patients undergoing chemotherapy for acute leukemia...
  28. ncbi request reprint A novel real-time PCR to detect Chlamydia trachomatis in first-void urine or genital swabs
    Katia Jaton
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Med Microbiol 55:1667-74. 2006
    ..trachomatis. Given its high throughput potential and low costs/laboratory technician time requirement, it may be useful for future use in large C. trachomatis screening programs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changing face of health-care associated fungal infections
    Jacques Bille
    Institute of Microbiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 18:314-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review was to evaluate recent publications on the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of invasive fungal infections...
  30. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: results of a nation-wide survey in Switzerland
    Dominique S Blanc
    Division Autonome de Médecine Préventive Hospitalière, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 132:223-9. 2002
    ..To assess the epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Switzerland...