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Cluster of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the French Alps, February 2020.

Kostas Danis, Olivier Epaulard, Thomas Bénet, Alexandre Gaymard, Séphora Campoy, Elisabeth Botelho-Nevers, Maude Bouscambert-Duchamp, Guillaume Spaccaferri, Florence Ader, Alexandra Mailles, Zoubida Boudalaa, Violaine Tolsma, Julien Berra, Sophie Vaux, Emmanuel Forestier, Caroline Landelle, Erica Fougere, Alexandra Thabuis, Philippe Berthelot, Raphael Veil, Daniel Levy-Bruhl, Christian Chidiac, Bruno Lina, Bruno Coignard, Christine Saura, ,

BACKGROUND:On 7 February 2020, French Health authorities were informed of a confirmed case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in an Englishman infected in Singapore who had recently stayed in a chalet in the French Alps. We conducted an investigation to identify secondary cases and interrupt transmission. METHODS:We ... Read more >>

Clin. Infect. Dis. (Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America)
[2020, 71(15):825-832]

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Injecting drug use during sex (known as "slamming") among men who have sex with men: Results from a time-location sampling survey conducted in five cities, France.

Philippe Trouiller, Annie Velter, Leïla Saboni, Cécile Sommen, Claire Sauvage, Sophie Vaux, Francis Barin, Stéphane Chevaliez, Florence Lot, Marie Jauffret-Roustide, ,

BACKGROUND:In the last decade, European cities saw the development of "slamming," a practice related to chemsex that combines three elements: a sexual context, psychostimulant drug use, and injection practices. Epidemiological data on this practice is still sparse and media attention might have unintentionally distorted the size of this phenomenon. Therefore, ... Read more >>

Int. J. Drug Policy (The International Journal on Drug Policy)
[2020, 79:102703]

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Assessment of the impact of the extension of vaccination mandates on vaccine coverage after 1 year, France, 2019.

Daniel Lévy-Bruhl, Laure Fonteneau, Sophie Vaux, Anne-Sophie Barret, Denise Antona, Isabelle Bonmarin, Didier Che, Sylvie Quelet, Bruno Coignard,

One year after the extension of the childhood vaccination mandates to the 11 routine vaccinations for children under 2 years old, we estimated vaccination coverage through vaccine reimbursement data. Coverage for children born in 2018 has notably increased. Moreover, vaccine coverage for children and for vaccines not concerned by the ... Read more >>

Euro Surveill. (Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin)
[2019, 24(26):]

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Epidemic of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Europe is driven by nosocomial spread.

Sophia David, Sandra Reuter, Simon R Harris, Corinna Glasner, Theresa Feltwell, Silvia Argimon, Khalil Abudahab, Richard Goater, Tommaso Giani, Giulia Errico, Marianne Aspbury, Sara Sjunnebo, , , Edward J Feil, Gian Maria Rossolini, David M Aanensen, Hajo Grundmann,

Public health interventions to control the current epidemic of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae rely on a comprehensive understanding of its emergence and spread over a wide range of geographical scales. We analysed the genome sequences and epidemiological data of >1,700 K. pneumoniae samples isolated from patients in 244 hospitals in 32 ... Read more >>

Nat Microbiol (Nature microbiology)
[2019, 4(11):1919-1929]

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Outbreaks of health care-associated influenza-like illness in France: Impact of electronic notification.

Elodie Munier-Marion, Thomas Bénet, Cédric Dananché, Sophan Soing-Altach, Sylvie Maugat, Sophie Vaux, Philippe Vanhems,

Mandatory notification of health care-associated (HA) infections, including influenza-like illness (ILI) outbreaks, has been implemented in France since 2001. In 2012, the system moved to online electronic notification of HA infections (e-SIN). The objectives of this study are to describe ILI outbreak notifications to Santé publique France (SPF), the French ... Read more >>

Am J Infect Control (American journal of infection control)
[2017, 45(11):1249-1253]

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Occurrence of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in the European survey of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (EuSCAPE): a prospective, multinational study.

Hajo Grundmann, Corinna Glasner, Barbara Albiger, David M Aanensen, Chris T Tomlinson, Arjana Tambić Andrasević, Rafael Cantón, Yehuda Carmeli, Alexander W Friedrich, Christian G Giske, Youri Glupczynski, Marek Gniadkowski, David M Livermore, Patrice Nordmann, Laurent Poirel, Gian M Rossolini, Harald Seifert, Alkiviadis Vatopoulos, Timothy Walsh, Neil Woodford, Dominique L Monnet, ,

BACKGROUND:Gaps in the diagnostic capacity and heterogeneity of national surveillance and reporting standards in Europe make it difficult to contain carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. We report the development of a consistent sampling framework and the results of the first structured survey on the occurrence of carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in ... Read more >>

Lancet Infect Dis (The Lancet. Infectious Diseases)
[2017, 17(2):153-163]

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Incidence of urinary tract infections and antibiotic resistance in the outpatient setting: a cross-sectional study.

Louise Rossignol, Sophie Vaux, Sylvie Maugat, Alexandre Blake, Roxane Barlier, Beate Heym, Yann Le Strat, Thierry Blanchon, Thomas Hanslik, Bruno Coignard,

In 2012-2013, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in women visiting a general practitioner for urinary tract infection (UTI), to estimate the annual incidence of UTIs due to antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli (E. coli).A sampling design (stratification, stages and sampling weights) was taken into account in all analyses. Urine analyses were performed ... Read more >>

Infection (Infection)
[2017, 45(1):33-40]

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Risk factors for resistance in urinary tract infections in women in general practice: A cross-sectional survey.

Louise Rossignol, Sylvie Maugat, Alexandre Blake, Sophie Vaux, Beate Heym, Yann Le Strat, Solen Kernéis, Thierry Blanchon, Bruno Coignard, Thomas Hanslik,

In 2012 and 2013, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in women visiting a general practitioner for a urinary tract infection (UTI) to i) describe the patterns of antibiotic resistance of Enterobacteriaceae involved in community-acquired UTIs and ii) identify the factors associated with UTIs due to a multi-drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (MDREB).Urine analyses ... Read more >>

J. Infect. (The Journal of infection)
[2015, 71(3):302-311]

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National point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in French home care settings, May to June 2012.

K Miliani, B Migueres, D Verjat-Trannoy, J M Thiolet, S Vaux, P Astagneau, ,

In May and June 2012, a national point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial use was conducted among French patients under home-based hospital care (HBHC). Data from 5,954 patients in 179 volunteer HBHC providers were collected. Prevalence of patients with at least one active HAI was 6.8% ... Read more >>

Euro Surveill. (Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin)
[2015, 20(27):]

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Multicenter outbreak of infections by Saprochaete clavata, an unrecognized opportunistic fungal pathogen.

Sophie Vaux, Alexis Criscuolo, Marie Desnos-Ollivier, Laure Diancourt, Chloé Tarnaud, Matthias Vandenbogaert, Sylvain Brisse, Bruno Coignard, Françoise Dromer, ,

UNLABELLED:Rapidly fatal cases of invasive fungal infections due to a fungus later identified as Saprochaete clavata were reported in France in May 2012. The objectives of this study were to determine the clonal relatedness of the isolates and to investigate possible sources of contamination. A nationwide alert was launched to ... Read more >>

mBio (mBio)
[2014, 5(6):]

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Ongoing increasing temporal and geographical trends of the incidence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae infections in France, 2009 to 2013.

Isabelle Arnaud, Sylvie Maugat, Vincent Jarlier, Pascal Astagneau, ,

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-E) are a major focus of multidrug-resistant organisms (MRO) surveillance programmes in France. To describe the temporal and geographical trends of these pathogens, we conducted an epidemiological study based on data extracted from the nationwide MRO surveillance network from 2009 to 2013. During this time, the incidence ... Read more >>

Euro Surveill. (Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin)
[2015, 20(36):]

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Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Europe: assessment by national experts from 38 countries, May 2015.

Barbara Albiger, Corinna Glasner, Marc J Struelens, Hajo Grundmann, Dominique L Monnet, ,

In 2012, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) launched the 'European survey of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (EuSCAPE)' project to gain insights into the occurrence and epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE), to increase the awareness of the spread of CPE, and to build and enhance the laboratory capacity for ... Read more >>

Euro Surveill. (Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin)
[2015, 20(45):]

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Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem non-susceptible Acinetobacter baumannii in France.

Katy Jeannot, Laure Diancourt, Sophie Vaux, Michelle Thouverez, Amandina Ribeiro, Bruno Coignard, Patrice Courvalin, Sylvain Brisse,

Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii have emerged globally. The objective of this study was to investigate the epidemiology, clonal diversity and resistance mechanisms of imipenem non-susceptible A. baumannii isolates in France. Between December 2010 and August 2011, 132 notifications were collected, including 37 outbreaks corresponding to 242 cases (2 to 55 per ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2014, 9(12):e115452]

Cited: 15 times

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Burden of influenza, healthcare seeking behaviour and hygiene measures during the A(H1N1)2009 pandemic in France: a population based study.

Dieter Van Cauteren, Sophie Vaux, Henriette de Valk, Yann Le Strat, Véronique Vaillant, Daniel Lévy-Bruhl,

BACKGROUND: Influenza surveillance systems do not allow the identification of the true burden of illness caused by influenza in the community because they are restricted to consulting cases. A study was conducted to estimate the incidence and the burden of self-defined influenza, and to describe healthcare seeking behavior for self-defined ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC Public Health)
[2012, 12:947]

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Field effectiveness of pandemic and 2009-2010 seasonal vaccines against 2009-2010 A(H1N1) influenza: estimations from surveillance data in France.

Camille Pelat, Alessandra Falchi, Fabrice Carrat, Anne Mosnier, Isabelle Bonmarin, Clément Turbelin, Sophie Vaux, Sylvie van der Werf, Jean Marie Cohen, Bruno Lina, Thierry Blanchon, Thomas Hanslik,

BACKGROUND: In this study, we assess how effective pandemic and trivalent 2009-2010 seasonal vaccines were in preventing influenza-like illness (ILI) during the 2009 A(H1N1) pandemic in France. We also compare vaccine effectiveness against ILI versus laboratory-confirmed pandemic A(H1N1) influenza, and assess the possible bias caused by using non-specific endpoints and ... Read more >>

PLoS ONE (PloS one)
[2011, 6(5):e19621]

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Surveillance trends of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Europe.

A Amato-Gauci, P Zucs, R Snacken, B Ciancio, V Lopez, E Broberg, P Penttinen, A Nicoll, ,

Euro Surveill. (Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin)
[2011, 16(26):]

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Influenza vaccination coverage against seasonal and pandemic influenza and their determinants in France: a cross-sectional survey.

Sophie Vaux, Dieter Van Cauteren, Jean-Paul Guthmann, Yann Le Strat, Véronique Vaillant, Henriette de Valk, Daniel Lévy-Bruhl,

BACKGROUND: Following the emergence of the influenza A(H1N1)2009 virus, the French ministry of health decided to offer free vaccination against pandemic influenza to the entire French population. Groups of people were defined and prioritised for vaccination. METHODS: We took a random sample of the population of mainland France and conducted ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC Public Health)
[2011, 11:30]

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Initial surveillance of 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in the European Union and European Economic Area, April-September 2009.

I Devaux, P Kreidl, P Penttinen, Mika Salminen, P Zucs, A Ammon, , ,

European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries reported surveillance data on 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) cases to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) through the Early Warning and Response System (EWRS) during the early phase of the 2009 pandemic. We describe the main epidemiological findings ... Read more >>

Euro Surveill. (Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin)
[2010, 15(49):]

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Influenza vaccination coverage of healthcare workers and residents and their determinants in nursing homes for elderly people in France: a cross-sectional survey.

Sophie Vaux, Delphine Noël, Laure Fonteneau, Jean-Paul Guthmann, Daniel Lévy-Bruhl,

BACKGROUND: Nursing home residents bear a substantial burden of influenza morbidity and mortality. Vaccination of residents and healthcare workers (HCWs) is the main strategy for prevention. Despite recommendations, influenza vaccination coverage among HCWs remains generally low. METHODS: During the 2007-2008 influenza season, we conducted a nationwide survey to estimate influenza ... Read more >>

BMC Public Health (BMC Public Health)
[2010, 10:159]

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Preliminary analysis of influenza A(H1N1)v individual and aggregated case reports from EU and EFTA countries.

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Since the first importation of influenza A(H1N1)v virus to Europe in late April of this year, surveillance data have been collected in the Member States of the European Union and European Free Trade Association. This is the first preliminary analysis of aggregated and individual data available as of 8 June ... Read more >>

Euro Surveill. (Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin)
[2009, 14(23):19238]

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Surveillance of lower respiratory tract infections outbreaks in nursing homes in France.

Sophie Vaux, Isabelle Poujol, Isabelle Bonmarin, Daniel Lévy-Bruhl, Jean-Claude Desenclos,

Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) are the leading cause of infectious deaths in nursing homes. An early reporting procedure of LRTI outbreaks to local public health authorities was set up in France in 2006 in order to reduce the morbidity and the mortality related to these events. Local public health ... Read more >>

Eur. J. Epidemiol. (European journal of epidemiology)
[2009, 24(3):149-155]

Cited: 16 times

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[Influenza surveillance in France].

Sophie Vaux,

Because of the burden of influenza disease and the threat of influenza pandemic, a complete influenza surveillance system is needed. Surveillance data are required to guide the development of control measures. Since 2003, this surveillance has been reinforced by the French institute for public health surveillance (InVS). The French influenza ... Read more >>

Rev Prat (La Revue du praticien)
[2008, 58(15):1655-1659]

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