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See detailInfection humaine par le virus B du singe en Afrique
Mafuko Nsabimana, Jean-Marie; Moutschen, Michel ULg; Thiry, Etienne ULg et al

in Santé : Cahiers d'Etude et de Recherches Francophones (2008), 18(1), 3-8

Simian herpes B virus or Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (CeHV-1) is enzootic (80% to 100%) in Asian monkeys of the genus Macaca but is also present in other monkey species. This virus, discovered in 1933 ... [more ▼]

Simian herpes B virus or Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (CeHV-1) is enzootic (80% to 100%) in Asian monkeys of the genus Macaca but is also present in other monkey species. This virus, discovered in 1933, is closely related to human herpesvirus 1 and human herpesvirus 2, responsible respectively for labial and genital herpes. CeHV-1 infection is generally asymptomatic or mild in monkeys but in humans it may lead to fulminant encephalomyelitis that has an 80% lethality rate without treatment. Infections in humans are usually attributed to animal bites or scratches or to percutaneous or mucosal inoculation with infected materials from asymptomatic monkeys. Although the incidence of human infection with CeHV-1 is low, until the availability of antiviral therapy its death rate made this virus a serious zoonotic threat. Even now, good knowledge of its clinical signs and risk factors is essential for only they allow early and swift antiviral therapy (acyclovir, valacyclovir, or famciclovir) and prevent severe disease or fatal outcome. This article describes the virus, the resulting disease in human and a suspected clinical case involving a woman bit by a vervet monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. [less ▲]

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See detailInfection models for dermatophytes research
Mignon, Bernard ULg

Conference (2010)

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See detailInfection multiple des veaux par des Escherichia coli vérotoxinogènes (VTEC).
Pohl, P.; Daube, Georges ULg; Lintermans, P. et al

in Annales de Médecine Vétérinaire (1992), 136

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See detailInfection néonatale précoce à Streptocoques B
MELIN, Pierrette ULg

in Ministère de la Communauté Française, Direction Générale de la Santé (Ed.) Stratégies de contrôle de maladies transmissibles (2003)

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See detailInfection néonatale tardive à streptocoques B
MELIN, Pierrette ULg

in Ministère de la Communauté Française, Direction générale de la Santé (Ed.) Stratégies de contrôle de maladies transmissibles (2003)

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See detailInfection of cattle with Yersinia enterocolitica O:9 a cause of the false positive serological reactions in bovine brucellosis diagnostic tests.
Weynants, V.; Tibor, A.; Denoel, P. A. et al

in Veterinary Microbiology (1996), 48(1-2), 101-12

During the last four years, an increasing number of cattle herds were classified positive by brucellosis screening tests in areas of Belgium and France free of the disease. No clinical symptom of ... [more ▼]

During the last four years, an increasing number of cattle herds were classified positive by brucellosis screening tests in areas of Belgium and France free of the disease. No clinical symptom of brucellosis was reported in these animals and no Brucella abortus strains were isolated. After two years, no brucellosis outbreak was registered in all of the herds concerned. On this basis, all the serological reactions observed were classified as false positive. An ELISA using Yersinia Outer membrane Proteins (YOPs) as antigens was developed in order to discriminate between a Yersinia enterocolitica O:9 infection and a Brucella abortus infection. Antibodies against YOPs were detected in sera from Y. enterocolitica O:9 experimentally infected cattle (n = 4) but not in sera from B. abortus experimentally infected cattle (n = 4). In a field study, 66.7% of the 174 serum samples from cattle presenting false positive serological reactions showed anti-YOPs antibodies whereas only 10% of 454 sera, classified negative by the brucellosis screening tests, showed anti-YOPs antibodies. Our results suggest that infections with Y. enterocolitica O:9 may cause false positive reactions in brucellosis testing. [less ▲]

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See detailInfection of rats with Bovine Leukemia Virus : establishement of a virus-producing rat cell line.
Altarenova, Veronika; Portetelle, Daniel ULg; Kettmann, Richard ULg et al

in Journal of General Virology (The) (1989), 70

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See detailInfection palustre et état nutritionnel: résultats d'une cohorte d'enfants âgés de 6 à 59 mois au Kivu en République démocratique du Congo
Mitalanga, PN; D'Alessandro, U; Donnen, P et al

in Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique = Epidemiology and Public Health (2013), 61(2), 111-120

BACKGROUND: Despite a reduction in the magnitude of endemic malaria reported in recent years, malaria and protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) still remain major causes of morbidity and mortality in sub ... [more ▼]

BACKGROUND: Despite a reduction in the magnitude of endemic malaria reported in recent years, malaria and protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) still remain major causes of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa among children under five. The relationship between malaria and malnutrition remains a topic of controversy. We aimed to investigate malaria infection according to nutritional status in a community-based survey. METHODS: A cohort of 790 children aged 6 to 59 months and residing in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo was followed-up from April 2009 to March 2010 with monthly visits. Data on nutritional status, morbidity between visits, use of insecticide-treated nets and malaria parasitemia were collected at each visit. The Z scores height for age, weight for age and weight for height were computed using the reference population defined by the WHO in 2006. Thresholds for Z scores were defined at -3 and -2. A binary logistic model of the generalized estimating equation (GEE) was used to quantify the association between PEM indicators and malaria parasitemia. Odds ratio (OR) and their 95% confidence interval (95% CI) were computed. RESULTS: After adjustment for season, children with severe stunting (height for age Z score<-3) were at lower risk of malaria parasitemia greater or equal to 5000 trophozoits/μL of blood as compared to those in with a better nutritional status (height for age Z score≥-2) (OR=0.48, 95% CI: 0.25-0.91). CONCLUSION: Severely stunted children are at a lower risk of high-level malaria parasitemia. [less ▲]

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See detailInfection par l'herpèsvirus félin
Heuschen, Mélanie; Thiry, Damien ULg; Fontaine, Jacques ULg et al

in Pratique Vet (2013), 48

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See detailInfection par le virus de la varicelle et du zona
EL HAYDERI, Lara ULg; NIKKELS, Arjen ULg

in EL HAYDERI, Lara; NIKKELS, Arjen (Eds.) Dermatologie infectieuse (2014)

Le virus de la varicelle et du zona (VZV) appartient à la famille des alpha-herpesviridae. Son cycle de réplication est similaire à celui des virus herpès simplex virus de type 1 et 2. Le VZV possède ... [more ▼]

Le virus de la varicelle et du zona (VZV) appartient à la famille des alpha-herpesviridae. Son cycle de réplication est similaire à celui des virus herpès simplex virus de type 1 et 2. Le VZV possède également un tropisme neuro-épidermique, une latence ganglionnaire et induit un effet cytopathique dans la cellule hôte. Le virus VZV se compose d'un ADN bicaténaire au sein de la capside virale. Le tout est enrobé d'une enveloppe contenant des glycoprotéines de sruface, qui ont un rôle important dans l'induction d'une réponse immunitaire de la part de l'hôte. L'ADN viral a été complètement séquencé. Il contient 124 884 paires de base, 71 ORF (Open Reading Frames) qui codent pour 67 protéines dont environ 33 ont été identifiées. Au stade latent, le VZV n'exprime que des protéines de latence, comme l'IE (protéine immédiate précoce) 4, 62 et 63. Lors de la réactivation virale, le VZV exprimera les gènes E et ensuite L, qui produiront respectivement des protéines E (protéines précoces), nécessaires à la synthèse de l'ADN viral et à la construction de la nucléocapside, et des protéines L (protéines tardives) consitutuant l'enveloppe virale. [less ▲]

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See detailL'infection par le virus du Louping-ill
Reid, H. W.; Nettleton, P. F.; Thiry, Etienne ULg et al

in Rosset, R. (Ed.) Faune sauvage d'Europe. Surveillance sanitaire et pathologie de mammifères et des oiseaux (1987)

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See detailInfection par les virus influenza A repsonsables de grippes
Thiry, Damien ULg; Thiry, Etienne ULg

in PratiqueVet (2013), 48

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See detailInfection par Mycobacterium malmoense chez un sujet immunocompetent.
Guiot, Julien ULg; Ramaut, M.; Massart, B. et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2009), 64(7-8), 390-3

We report the case of a 57-year-old patient in whom we found a pulmonary infection due to Mycobacterium malmoense. This patient had no immunodeficiency and responded quite rapidly to anti-tuberculous ... [more ▼]

We report the case of a 57-year-old patient in whom we found a pulmonary infection due to Mycobacterium malmoense. This patient had no immunodeficiency and responded quite rapidly to anti-tuberculous therapy. He was treated for 6 months by levofloxacine, myambutol, and nicotibine, followed by 3 months of clarithromycine, levofloxacine and myambutol. The patient improved clinically to become asymptomatic and the cavitary lesion shown at the CT-scan slightly decreased. The patient is still currently treated by clarithromycine and ciproxine. [less ▲]

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See detailInfection parl'herpèsvirus de la chèvre
Thiry, Etienne ULg; Engels, M.

in Lefèvre, P. C.; Blancou, Jean; Chermette, R. (Eds.) Principales maladies infectieuses et parasitaires du bétail, Europe et régions chaudes, généralités, maladies virales (2003)

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See detailInfection respiratoire équine à Bordetella bronchiseptica
Vandevenne, S.; Caudron, I.; Serteyn, Didier ULg et al

in Annales de Médecine Vétérinaire (1995), 139

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See detailL'infection vaginale: le diagnostic microbiologique
Melin, Pierrette ULg

Conference (1997, December 06)

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