Zahra Fall-Malick

Zahra Fall-Malick
Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique | INRSP

PhD

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En Mauritanie, comme dans de nombreux pays africains, le paludisme reste la première cause d'hospitalisation en pratique pédiatrique courante. Objectif : Analyser les aspects épidémiologiques, cliniques, évolutifs et les facteurs de mauvais pronostic liés au paludisme grave des enfants hospitalisés dans le service de pédiatrie du centre hospitalier...
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Evaluation des facteurs de risque susceptibles de produire des infections nosocomiales chez le sujet âgé hospitalisé dans les services de médecine interne et maladie infectieuse du centre hospitalier de Kiffa Mauritanie. Evaluation of risk factors linked to nosocomial infections in elderly hospitalized patients in the internal medicine and infectio...
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Introduction L’indication du traitement des hépatites chroniques virale B se base sur le degré de fibrose hépatique. La biopsie hépatique (PBH) est le « gold standard ». Actuellement, de nombreuses méthodes non invasives d’évaluation de la fibrose hépatique apparaissent et constituent une alternative à la ponction biopsie du foie (PBF). Le score FI...
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Background In recent years, tuberculosis has been experiencing a renewal which appears to be linked to epidemiological, clinical and paraclinical factors. It is a real public health problem. Summary: There is a prospective study at Kiffa regional hospital from January 1st to December 31st, 2017, Objective: The goal was establish the real contribu...
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Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease that mainly affects the skin, mucous membranes, and peripheral nervous system. The clinical manifestations of leprosy are numerous and polymorphic with the most frequent signs involving skin and neurological damage. Some of its manifestations, such as joint pain, are unusual. Its elimination as a public healt...
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Rabies is a serious zoonosis in most developing countries. It is transmitted mainly by the dog but exceptionally the cat can be a source of contamination of the disease. We report a case of furious rabies transmitted by a stray cat, which occurred in a child. The clinical picture occurred 45 days after being bitten and scratched by a stray cat whil...
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Key Clinical Message Tetanus has become rare in countries with high levels of vaccination coverage and hygiene but may still occur in adults without booster vaccination. In addition to the expanded program on immunization for children and maternal immunization against neonatal tetanus, a systematic vaccination of the population, including boosters,...
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Introduction To estimating the seroprevalence of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and syphilis among blood donors in the Aïoun hospital. Methods This is a retrospective study from 1 January 2010 to 31 December 2015. Results On the five-year study period, 1,123 donors were collected. Of these, 182 were HIV-positive, an overall prevalence of 16.2% wit...
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Background: Mucocutaneous manifestations are one of the first clinical signs in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). To the best of our knowledge, there has been no previous study describing dermatologic manifestations in Mauritanians infected with HIV. The aim of the present study was to determine the profiles of mucocutaneo...
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Infections are current and potentially serious through diabetes. They are linked among others to the alteration of bacterical activity of neurophiles polynuclears. Throughout three clinical meningitis cases occurred in diabetic people, we illustrate the gravity of these infections in purpose to contribute to the improvement of the care supported. O...
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People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are often discriminated against in their daily lives. The objective of this descriptive and transversal study was to describe the experiences of PLWHA followed at a specialized outpatient center in Nouakchott to assess the forms of stigma from the perspective of those who suffer from discrimination. Methods All...
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Il s’agit d’une enquête transversale, descriptive et analytique menée au centre hospitalier d’Aïoun sur la période du 1er janvier au 31 mai 2013. L’objectif global de notre travail était de décrire les connaissances, attitudes et pratiques sur le VIH/SIDA des patients reçus en consultation pour une infection sexuellement transmissible (IST). De faç...
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Boushab Mohamed Boushab,1 Fatim-Zahra Fall-Malick,2 Mamoudou Savadogo,3 Leonardo Kishi Basco,4 1Department of Internal Medicine, Aïoun Regional Hospital, Hodh El Gharbi, Mauritania; 2National Institute of Hepatology-Virology in Nouakchott, School of Medicine, Nouakchott, Mauritania; 3Department of Infectious Diseases, University Teaching Hospital Y...
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Background Rift Valley Fever epizootics are characterized by numerous abortions and mortality among young animals. In humans, the illness is usually characterized by a mild self-limited febrile illness, which could progress to more serious complications.Objectives. The aim of the present prospective study was to describe severe clinical signs and s...
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La fièvre de la vallée du Rift (FVR) est une arbovirose due à un virus à ARN appartenant à la famille de Bunyaviridae (genre phlebovirus). C'est une zoonose touchant principalement les animaux mais pouvant aussi contaminer l'homme, soit directement par la manipulation des viandes ou avortons d'animaux malades ou indirectement par la piqure de moust...
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Abstract Background: Scabies is an ectoparasitic disease caused by Sarcoptes scabie, an obligate human parasite. Its diagnosis is mainly clinical. Several authors have recently described his resurgence. Objectives: This study aimed to describe the epidemiological and clinical profile of human scabies and appreciate its therapeutic outcomes in patie...
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En Mauritanie, comme dans de nombreux pays africains, le paludisme reste la première cause d'hospitalisation en pratique pédiatrique courante. Objectif : Analyser les aspects épidémiologiques, cliniques, évolutifs et les facteurs de mauvais pronostic liés au paludisme grave des enfants hospitalisés dans le service de pédiatrie du centre hospitalier...
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In Mauritania, epidemiological data estimate national HIV prevalence to less than 1%. Our study is the first joint survey on HIV/AIDS conducted among prisoners in Mauritania. It is a cross-sectional survey with anonymity and informed consent. The study covered a sample of 296 prisoners enrolled in a population of 706 prisoners held in Nouakchott. T...
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The aim of this study was to compare four HIV-1 viral quantitation platforms, Nuclisens EasyQ v2.0(®) (EQ), COBAS AmpliPreP/Cobas Taqman(®) HIV-1 test v 2.0 (CTM), GENERIC HIV CHARGE VIRALE(®) (GEN), with Abbott RealTime HIV-1(®) (m2000sp/rt) as reference technique. The study had first evaluated m2000sp/rt performances and then compared quantitatio...
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We report three severe cases of hemorrhagic form of Rift Valley Fever which have been observed in the Hospital of Aïoun (two cases) and in the regional hospital of Tidjikdja (one case). The disease manifested itself by an infectious syndrome, an early infectious syndrome (on the second day) with onset of hemorrhagic complications and disorder of co...
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The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the drug resistance mutationprofile observed in patients receiving antiretroviral therapy with virological failure and to document the HIV-1 genetic diversity in Mauritania. Eighty-six subjects were included and 65 samples were amplified successfully and sequenced. HIV-1 genotyping was performed...
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Mauritania is a highly endemic region for hepatitis B (HBV) and delta (HDV) viruses. No data are available on HDV's impact on the severity of liver disease in consecutive HBV-infected patients in Africa. This study evaluated the degree of liver fibrosis in a cohort of chronic HBV carriers. Three-hundred consecutive HBV-infected Mauritanian patients...
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No recent data are available on hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis Delta virus (HDV) prevalence in Mauritania. One thousand twenty pregnant women and 946 patients visiting for routine checkups were screened for HBV and HDV infection. Demographic, epidemiological, ethnic, clinical, and biological data were recorded. HBV and HDV genotypes were det...
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Résumé Ce travail présente les résultats de l’enquête comportementale et sérologique sur le virus de l’immunodéficience humaine (VIH/sida) réalisée de décembre 2007 à décembre 2008 chez les consultants pour infections sexuellement transmissibles (IST), considérés comme à risque d’infection à VIH. En Mauritanie, la dernière enquête de séroprévalence...
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This work presents the results of the behavioural and serologic survey on HIV/AIDS conducted from December 2007 to December 2008 among the group of STD (sexually transmitted disease) patients, supposed to be at HIV infection risk. In Mauritania, the last survey of HIV seroprevalence among the STD patients goes up to the year 1995 (the prevalence wa...
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According to the 2008 report on global AIDS epidemic, 33 millions of people are living with HIV/AIDS. Subsaharian Africa is the most affected part of the world. The first case of AIDS in Mauritania was reported in 1987. The national prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the country is estimated at less than 1%. The HIV serosurveillance among pregnant women sta...

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