Anne Gervais

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    ABSTRACT: Objective: We assessed the impact of a sustained virological response (SVR) on liver stiffness among HIV/hepatitis C virus (HCV)-coinfected patients enrolled in the ANRS CO13 HEPAVIH cohort. Methods: We studied HIV/HCV-coinfected patients who received at least one dose of any anti-HCV treatment and who had documented SVR status, a pretreatment FibroScan value of at least 7.1kPa, and at least one posttreatment FibroScan value. The time required to achieve at least a 30% decrease in liver stiffness was analyzed by constructing Kaplan-Meier curves and using Cox proportional hazards models. Results: Among 98 patients treated for HCV infection with either pegylated interferon along with ribavirin (n=89) or protease inhibitor-based triple therapy (n=9), 53 patients (54%) had an SVR. Median follow-up was 44.6 (interquartile range: 28.8-58.9) months. The probability of achieving a 30% decrease in FibroScan values was 51% [95% confidence interval (CI): 39-66] in patients with an SVR and 21% in nonresponders (95% CI: 11-36) at 1 year, and 74% (61-86) and 28% (17-44) at 2 years, respectively. In the subgroup of 35 cirrhotic patients (pretreatment liver stiffness 12.5kPa), 14 of 18 patients with an SVR and three of 17 nonresponders had a fibrosis score below 12.5kPa at the last follow-up examination. Multivariable analysis showed that SVR was independently associated with a 30% reduction in liver stiffness, both in the overall study group (hazard ratio: 5.77; 95% CI: 2.00-16.62; P=0.0012) and in cirrhotic patients (hazard ratio: 8.21; 95% CI: 2.15-31.34; P=0.0021). Robustness analyses using FIB4 values showed similar results. Conclusion: SVR is significantly associated with improvement in liver stiffness in HIV/HCV-coinfected patients, including those with cirrhosis. Copyright
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  • No preview · Article · Dec 2014
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    ABSTRACT: Background: Retreatment with pegylated interferon (peg-IFN) and ribavirin (RBV) results in poor sustained virological response (SVR) rates in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/hepatitis C virus (HCV)-coinfected patients. There are limited data regarding the use of telaprevir plus peg-IFN/RBV in this population. Methods: HIV type 1-infected patients who previously failed ≥12 weeks of peg-IFN/RBV for HCV genotype 1 coinfection were enrolled in a single-arm, phase 2 trial. Patients with cirrhosis and previous null response were excluded. Authorized antiretrovirals were tenofovir, emtricitabine, efavirenz, atazanavir, and raltegravir. All patients received peg-IFN alfa-2a (180 µg/week) plus RBV (1000-1200 mg/day) for 4 weeks, followed by telaprevir (750 mg or 1125 mg every 8 hours with efavirenz) plus peg-IFN/RBV for 12 weeks and peg-IFN/RBV for 32-56 weeks according to virological response at week 8. The primary endpoint was the SVR rate at 24 weeks after the end of treatment (SVR24). Results: Sixty-nine patients started treatment; SVR24 was achieved in 55 (80% [95% confidence interval, 68%-88%). SVR24 was not influenced by baseline fibrosis stage, IL28B genotype, antiretroviral regimen, HCV subtype, CD4 cell count, previous response to HCV treatment, HCV RNA level, or HCV RNA decline at week 4. HCV treatment was discontinued for adverse events (AEs) in 20% of patients, including cutaneous (4%), psychiatric (4%), hematological (6%), and other AEs (6%). Peg-IFN or RBV dose reduction was required in 23% and 43% of patients, respectively. Seventy percent of patients required erythropoietin, blood transfusions, or RBV dose reduction for anemia. Two patients died during the study. No HIV breakthrough was observed. Conclusions: Despite a high discontinuation rate related to toxicity, a substantial proportion of treatment-experienced HIV-coinfected patients achieved SVR24 with a telaprevir-based regimen. Clinical Trials Registration. NCT01332955.
    No preview · Article · Aug 2014 · Clinical Infectious Diseases
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    ABSTRACT: Background: The impact of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related characteristics such as genotype, viral load or liver fibrosis on the chances of achieving sustained HIV suppression in coinfected patients is not fully documented. Method: We examined the relationship between both HIV/HCV-related and sociobehavioural characteristics and HIV sustained viral suppression (SVS) in 897 patients included in the ANRS CO13 HEPAVIH cohort. Results: The main outcome variable was HIV SVS, defined as at least two consecutive undetectable HIV viral loads. Among the 897 HIV/HCV-coinfected patients, 419 (47%) had received HCV therapy at least once, and 103 patients (25%) had experienced an HCV sustained virologic response (SVR). In multivariate analysis, older age [odds ratio (OR) 1.23 for each period of 5 years of age, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.02-1.49; P = 0.03], a higher level of school education (OR 1.92, 95% CI 1.04-3.56; P = 0.04), good adherence to HIV therapy (OR 2.05, 95% CI 1.23-3.43; P = 0.006) and HCV SVR (OR 1.81, 95% CI 1.01-3.26; P = 0.04) remained significantly associated with HIV SVS. In contrast, triple nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) regimens were associated with failure to achieve HIV SVS (OR 0.50, 95% CI 0.27-0.94; P = 0.03). Our results show that HCV SVR is associated with a higher likelihood of achieving HIV SVS. Conclusion: With the advent of direct-acting anti-HCV drugs, a marked increase in the rate of virologic response is observed in coinfected patients. So, further research is needed to determine whether suppression of HCV replication could be associated with a higher efficacy of antiretroviral therapy.
    No preview · Article · Feb 2014 · AIDS (London, England)
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    ABSTRACT: The aim of our study was to assess a possible association between plasma inflammatory biomarkers (CRP, IL-6, soluble CD14) and the extent of fibrosis or cirrhosis using a FibroScan® in HIV/HCV co-infected patients. This cross-sectional study assessed 60 HIV/HCV co-infected patients who had paired plasma samples and FibroScan® values available. All included patients were controlled for HIV infection (HIV-1 RNA <50 copies/mL) and had detectable HCV RNA levels. Levels of three biomarkers were measured in all samples using commercial ELISA kits. Multivariate logistic regression models identified factors associated with the METAVIR stages of fibrosis (F0-F2 vs. F3-F4). In univariate logistic regression analyses, in addition to sCD14 (odds ratio [OR] = 3.23, 95% confidence interval [95%CI] = 1.30-7.97, P = 0.01), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase, platelet counts, and CD4 cell counts were associated with the stage of liver fibrosis and, thus, were introduced into the model. However, only AST (OR = 1.06, 95%CI = 1.02-1.10, P = 0.0009) was independently associated with F3-F4 stage liver fibrosis. In our study of HIV/HCV co-infected patients, sCD14 plasma level, a biomarker of monocyte activation, was not independently associated with the F3-F4 stage of liver fibrosis. We hypothesize that the higher levels of inflammation markers observed in HIV/HCV co-infected patients, compared to HCV mono-infected patients, prevent this association being observed within this population.
    Full-text · Article · Mar 2013 · PLoS ONE
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    Preview · Article · Jan 2013 · Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
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    ABSTRACT: Background: The aim of this study was to describe changes in repeated liver stiffness (LS) measurements and to assess the determinants of increase in LS in HIV-HCV-coinfected patients. Methods: HIV-HCV-coinfected adults enrolled in the ANRS CO 13 HEPAVIH cohort, for whom two results of LS, evaluated over ≥24 months, were available. Patients with unreliable LS results were not included. LS was measured at baseline and every year thereafter. Determinants of LS increase were assessed using linear (primary outcome: last LS minus first LS value) and logistic (secondary outcome: ≥30% increase in the initial LS value) regression analyses. Results: A total of 313 patients (mean age 45 years, 67.4% male) were included. Overall, 93.9% were receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART). The mean baseline CD4(+) T-cell count was 471 cells/mm(3) and 72.2% of patients had undetectable plasma HIV RNA. The mean interval between the first and last LS measurements was 33.5 months. No significant difference was found between baseline and follow-up mean LS values (P=0.39). However, a decrease of ≥30% in LS was observed in 48 (15.3%) patients and an increase of ≥30% in 64 (20.5%) patients. In multivariate linear and logistic analyses, excessive alcohol intake (β coefficient 6.8; P=0.0006) and high HCV viral load (OR 1.7, 95% CI 1.1, 2.5; P=0.01) were independently associated with an increase in LS, whereas time on ART>114.5 months (OR 0.5, 95% CI 0.3, 0.9; P=0.03) and achievement of sustained virological response (OR 0.1, 95% CI 0.01, 0.9; P=0.04) were independently associated with no increase in LS. Conclusions: Our findings show that long-term ART and achieving sustained virological response in HIV-HCV-coinfected patients are both significantly associated with lack of increase in LS over a 33-month period.
    Full-text · Article · Oct 2012 · Antiviral therapy
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    ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE:: It has been suggested that HIV infection has a detrimental impact in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients. The present study sought to test this hypothesis, while controlling for tumor extension and liver disease. DESIGN:: and setting: A case-control and a cohort approach were performed in HCC-patients managed prospectively via dedicated, multidisciplinary team meeting (MDT) in a single tertiary institution between 2004 and 2009. SUBJECTS:: Of 473 consecutive, treatment-naive HCC patients, 23 were HIV-positive (HIV) and 450 were HIV-negative (HIV). HIV patients were matched 1:2 with a control group of HIV patients in terms of the etiology of HCC, the severity of liver disease, tumor extension and year of diagnosis. INTERVENTION:: Curative or palliative treatment of HCC. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES:: Eligibility for HCC treatment, the treatment actually administered and the survival rate. RESULTS:: The HIV-positive population was younger than the HIV population (mean age: 49 vs. 61, respectively; p<0.0001). Curative treatment was recommended by the MDT and then actually performed to a similar extent in HIV patients (74% and 43%, respectively) and their matched HIV controls (74% and 56%, respectively). The HIV and their matched HIV patients did not differ significantly in terms of the three-year survival rate (44% vs. 48%, respectively; mean [95% CI] hazard ratio (HR) = 0.64 [0.3-1.3]; p=0.2). In a cohort analysis, HIV status was not an independent predictor of survival among curatively treated patients. CONCLUSION:: In an equal-access, unbiased environment, HIV status does not significantly influence treatment access, delivery and outcome.
    No preview · Article · Aug 2012 · JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
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    ABSTRACT: Among 141 HIV-HBV-coinfected patients treated with tenofovir in our centre, 87% were good-responders to therapy. Seven patients showed a delayed response to tenofovir. The present study was performed to evaluate the quasispecies variability and the in vitro drug susceptibility to approved antiviral drugs of HBV genomes directly isolated from patients' sera. After purification of DNA from serum samples, full-length HBV DNA was amplified by PCR, cloned and sequenced. Drug sensitivity of HBV strains isolated from four delayed responders and five good-responders was assessed and compared to a wild-type HBV strain after transfection of the full genome into HepG2 cells. Delayed responders, compared with good responders, showed a higher incidence of lamivudine-resistant mutations (71% and 35%, respectively; P=0.021) and a higher proportion of HBV genotype G (57% versus 16%, respectively; P=0.026). Clonal analysis demonstrated a higher variability of HBV quasispecies in delayed reponders than in good responders. In vitro analysis showed a lower efficacy of adefovir and tenofovir in delayed reponders. Furthermore, HBV genotype G strains showed a mild to weak susceptibility to tenofovir. The reason for the slow decline in HBV DNA level observed during therapy in delayed responders is not clear. Delayed responders showed higher quasispecies variability, a higher proportion of HBV genotype G and a mild in vitro decreased susceptibility to tenofovir and adefovir. A combination of these factors in heavily treatment-experienced HIV-infected patients could explain the lower tenofovir activity. These patients must be closely monitored to prevent prospective emergence of resistance to approved antiviral drugs.
    No preview · Article · Jan 2012 · Antiviral therapy
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    ABSTRACT: The HEPAIG study was conducted to better understand Hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission among human immuno-deficiency (HIV)-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) and assess incidence of HCV infection among this population in France. Acute HCV infection defined by anti-HCV or HCV ribonucleic acid (RNA) positivity within one year of documented anti-HCV negativity was notified among HIV-infected MSM followed up in HIV/AIDS clinics from a nationwide sampling frame. HIV and HCV infection characteristics, HCV potential exposures and sexual behaviour were collected by the physicians and via self-administered questionnaires. Phylogenetic analysis of the HCV-NS5B region was conducted. HCV incidence was 48/10 000 [95% Confidence Interval (CI):43-54] and 36/10 000 [95% CI: 30-42] in 2006 and 2007, respectively. Among the 80 men enrolled (median age: 40 years), 55% were HIV-diagnosed before 2000, 56% had at least one sexually transmitted infection in the year before HCV diagnosis; 55% were HCV-infected with genotype 4 (15 men in one 4d-cluster), 32.5% with genotype 1 (three 1a-clusters); five men were HCV re-infected; in the six-month preceding HCV diagnosis, 92% reported having casual sexual partners sought online (75.5%) and at sex venues (79%), unprotected anal sex (90%) and fisting (65%); using recreational drugs (62%) and bleeding during sex (55%). This study emphasizes the role of multiple unprotected sexual practices and recreational drugs use during sex in the HCV emergence in HIV-infected MSM. It becomes essential to adapt prevention strategies and inform HIV-infected MSM with recent acute HCV infection on risk of re-infection and on risk-reduction strategies.
    Full-text · Article · Dec 2011 · PLoS ONE
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    ABSTRACT: Compared to HCV-mono-infected patients, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) occurs at younger age in HIV/HCV-co-infected patients, is markedly more advanced at diagnosis, is less amenable to curative treatment, and has a more severe outcome. The aim of this study was to identify factors predictive of HCC occurrence in a large cohort of HIV/HCV-co-infected patients with cirrhosis. This study involved 244 HIV/HCV-co-infected patients included in the ANRS CO13 HEPAVIH cohort, who had HCV-related cirrhosis (clinically or histologically proven cirrhosis, or liver stiffness ≥12.5 kPa) and no signs of HCC at baseline. Cox proportional hazards models were used to identify factors associated with HCC occurrence. During a median follow-up of 2.6 (IQR, 1.8-3.5) years, 21 patients (8.6%) developed HCC. Diagnosis of HCC was based on histology in 5 patients (24%) and non-invasive criteria in 16 patients (76%). In univariate analyses, the following factors were related to HCC occurrence: age, previous cirrhosis decompensation, a HOMA value >3.8 (patients with treated diabetes were excluded from the HOMA calculation), a lower platelet count, a lower prothrombin level, and higher alpha-fetoprotein levels. The HOMA value was >3.8 at baseline in 66.7% of patients who developed HCC and in 35.3% of the remaining patients (p=0.016). In multivariate analysis, age over 50 years (adjusted RR 3.2, 95% CI 1.2-9.0; p=0.02) and a HOMA value >3.8 (adjusted RR 3.4, 95% CI 1.1-10.3; p=0.03) remained significantly associated with HCC occurrence. As in HCV-mono-infected patients with HCV-related cirrhosis, insulin resistance appears to play a key role in HCC occurrence in HCV/HIV-co-infected patients with cirrhosis. This finding calls for specific screening strategies for patients with a particularly high risk of developing HCC.
    No preview · Article · Dec 2011 · Journal of Hepatology
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    ABSTRACT: Hepatitis B is a major cause of death in patients with HIV who usually receive drugs active against hepatitis B virus (HBV). The variability of HBV DNA over time has been little studied. Recombination between different HBV genotypes has been described in many cross-sectional studies, but the frequency of intergenotypic and intragenotypic recombinations in individual patients is unknown. 32 HIV-positive and 11 HIV-negative patients who remained HBV viraemic despite antiviral therapy for at least 1 year were studied. Genotyping was based on line probe assays and genotype-specific PCR. The variability of HBV DNA over time was examined with restriction length and single-strand conformational polymorphism (RFLP-SSCP). HBV DNA sequences obtained by cloning a 2800 bp PCR fragment were analysed for phylogenetic parameters (diversity and selection pressure) and recombination was detected with RDP3 software. Large fragments of HBV DNA could be amplified at two different time points in 33 patients. Marked quasi-species modifications occurred in 14 patients. In seven of these patients and in one patient with no change detectable by RFLP-SSCP, the 2800 bp fragment was cloned at two time points at least. In four (57%) of these seven patients, various intergenotypic or intragenotypic recombination events were detected between subvariants present in the initial quasi-species. Recombinant fragments mostly harboured antiviral resistance determinants and reflected a large increase in diversity and in positive selection pressure on the entire HBV quasi-species. In coinfected patients, HBV DNA recombination events are frequent during antiviral therapy, corresponding to increased positive selection pressure on the HBV quasi-species and to conservation of antiviral resistance mutations. In this population and at the individual level, recombination is a significant source of HBV genetic variability.
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    ABSTRACT: To evaluate the early virological response (EVR) to combined tenofovir-lamivudine or emtricitabine regimen in HBV/HIV-co-infected patients and the long-term efficacy of tenofovir. In this retrospective monocentric study, among the 166 HIV/HBV-co-infected patients regularly followed from 2003 to 2008 at Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, 61 patients had received, either de novo combination therapy with tenofovir and lamivudine or emtricitabine (group I, n = 15) or add-on tenofovir to lamivudine therapy (group II, n = 46). The HBV polymerase region was sequenced and analysed for all patients with available samples. All 15 group I patients achieved EVR vs 32 (82%) of group II patients (P = 0.15). Seven adherent group II patients met criteria for primary non-response, but achieved delayed response (DR) to therapy. In these seven patients, when compared with the 39 group II patients, there was a trend to longer duration of lamivudine pre-treatment and to higher rate of lamivudine-resistant mutants; and HBV genotype-G proportion was higher (P = 0.026). No virological breakthrough occurred after a median of 46 months follow up. In these HBV/HIV-co-infected patients, first-line HBV therapy with tenofovir and emtricitabine or lamivudine was associated with EVR. However, DR to tenofovir was observed in 15% of patients who added tenofovir to lamivudine therapy, of whom four of seven (57%) had genotype G-HBV infection. No resistance was evidenced after 46 months of therapy even in patients with DR to tenofovir. At last, a good renal safety profile of TDF was observed after a median follow-up of 4 years of therapy.
    No preview · Article · Aug 2011 · Liver international: official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
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    ABSTRACT: Sorafenib prolongs survival of patients with unresectablehepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). It is likely to be used in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients. Interactions between sorafenib and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have not been studied yet. We report a case of serious adverse effects in anHIV-1 patient co-infected with HBV.
    No preview · Article · Jan 2011 · Hepato-gastroenterology
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    ABSTRACT: Acute hepatitis C continues to be a concern in men who have sex with men (MSM), and its optimal management has yet to be established. In this study, the clinical, biological, and therapeutic data of 53 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected MSM included in a multicenter prospective study on acute hepatitis C in 2006-2007 were retrospectively collected and analyzed. The mean hepatitis C virus (HCV) viral load at diagnosis was 5.8 ± 1.1 log(10) IU/mL (genotype 4, n = 28; genotype 1, n = 14, genotype 3, n = 7). The cumulative rates of spontaneous HCV clearance were 11.0% and 16.5% 3 and 6 months after diagnosis, respectively. Forty patients were treated, 38 of whom received pegylated interferon and ribavirin. The mean duration of HCV therapy was 39 ± 17 weeks (24 ± 4 weeks in 14 cases). On treatment, 18/36 (50.0%; 95% confidence interval 34.3-65.7) patients had undetectable HCV RNA at week 4 (RVR), and 32/39 (82.1%; 95 confidence interval 70.0-94.1) achieved sustained virological response (SVR). SVR did not correlate with pretreatment parameters, including HCV genotype, but correlated with RVR (predictive positive value of 94.4%) and with effective duration of HCV therapy (64.3% for 24 ± 4 weeks versus 92.0% for longer treatment; P = 0.03). Conclusion: The low rate of spontaneous clearance and the high SVR rates argue for early HCV therapy following diagnosis of acute hepatitis C in HIV-infected MSM. Pegylated interferon and ribavirin seem to be the best option. The duration of treatment should be modulated according to RVR, with a 24-week course for patients presenting RVR and a 48-week course for those who do not, irrespectively of HCV genotype.
    Full-text · Article · Dec 2010 · Hepatology
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    ABSTRACT: In France, it is estimated that 24% of HIV-infected patients are also infected with HCV. Longitudinal studies addressing clinical and public health questions related to HIV-HCV co-infection (HIV-HCV clinical progression and its determinants including genetic dimension, patients' experience with these two diseases and their treatments) are limited. The ANRS CO 13 HEPAVIH cohort was set up to explore these critical questions.To describe the cohort aims and organization, monitoring and data collection procedures, baseline characteristics, as well as follow-up findings to date. Inclusion criteria in the cohort were: age > 18 years, HIV-1 infection, chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection or sustained response to HCV treatment. A standardized medical questionnaire collecting socio-demographic, clinical, biological, therapeutic, histological, ultrasound and endoscopic data is administered at enrollment, then every six months for cirrhotic patients or yearly for non-cirrhotic patients. Also, a self-administered questionnaire documenting socio-behavioral data and adherence to HIV and/or HCV treatments is administered at enrollment and yearly thereafter. A total of 1,175 patients were included from January 2006 to December 2008. Their median age at enrollment was 45 years and 70.2% were male. The median CD4 cell count was 442 (IQR: 304-633) cells/μl and HIV RNA plasma viral load was undetectable in 68.8%. Most participants (71.6%) were on HAART. Among the 1,048 HIV-HCV chronically co-infected patients, HCV genotype 1 was predominant (56%) and cirrhosis was present in 25%. As of January, 2010, after a median follow-up of 16.7 months (IQR: 11.3-25.3), 13 new cases of decompensated cirrhosis, nine hepatocellular carcinomas and 20 HCV-related deaths were reported, resulting in a cumulative HCV-related severe event rate of 1.9/100 person-years (95% CI: 1.3-2.5). The rate of HCV-related severe events was higher in cirrhotic patients and those with a low CD4 cells count, but did not differ according to sex, age, alcohol consumption, CDC clinical stage or HCV status. The ANRS CO 13 HEPAVIH is a nation-wide cohort using a large network of HIV treatment, infectious diseases and internal medicine clinics in France, and thus is highly representative of the French population living with these two viruses and in care.
    Full-text · Article · Oct 2010 · BMC Infectious Diseases
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    ABSTRACT: In 2004, 22% of French citizen were vaccinated against Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), 7.3% had previously been protected by a contact with HBV, and 0.65% were carriers of HBV Those rates are not known among migrant people, especially if they have no health insurance. It is not known whether those people have adequate personal strategies of prevention. Prospective study to assess the effectiveness of an internet-accessible expert system in helping the GP to determine the most accurate strategy of prevention, related to the serologic HBV profile of each patient, and to apply this strategy, among migrant people coming from subsaharian Africa and Asia, attending their GP. The prevalence of each serologic profile was measured. From 11.5.2007 to 12.31.2008, 28 GPs included 547 migrant people. 8% are HBV carriers, 33% have been protected by a contact with HBV, 16% are vaccinated, and 23% have had no contact with virus nor vaccination. A full accurate preventive information strategy could be carried out with help of the expert system, respectively among 100% of HBV carriers, 100% of vaccinated people, 98% of people protected by HBV contact, and 40% of people who had no marker A vaccination has been done among 64% of people who required it. For people whose only marker of HBV infection was anti HBc, 41% was considered protected by HBV contact, 48% was vaccinated, this result can be related to a lack of accuracy in international guidelines in this situation. Prevalence of contact with HBV is much higher in migrant people coming from subsaharian Africa and Asia, than in the average French population. An internet-accessible expert system is a useful tool for GPs in order to enhance strategies of prevention in HBV infection.
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    ABSTRACT: HIV-infected patients with opportunistic infections receive therapeutic regimens that often contain numerous drugs and are then exposed to potential drug-to-drug interactions. We report here an unusual case of relapse of toxoplasmic encephalitis in an HIV-infected patient, possibly due to a drug-to-drug interaction between dapsone and minocycline.
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  • 2014
    • Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris
      Lutetia Parisorum, Île-de-France, France
  • 2003-2014
    • Hôpital Bichat - Claude-Bernard (Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris Nord Val de Seine)
      • Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales
      Lutetia Parisorum, Île-de-France, France
  • 2009-2013
    • Paris Diderot University
      Lutetia Parisorum, Île-de-France, France
  • 2006
    • Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2
      Burdeos, Aquitaine, France
    • Università degli Studi di Brescia
      Brescia, Lombardy, Italy
  • 2005
    • Institut de veille sanitaire
      Charenton, Île-de-France, France
  • 2001
    • Unité Inserm U1077
      Caen, Lower Normandy, France