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Nom : PRATLONG
Prénom : Francine
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Thématique : Plasticité génétique de Leishmania et implications épidémiologiques

Publications :

Jaber HT, Hailu A, Pratlong F, Lami P, Bastien P, Jaffe CL (2018) Analysis of genetic polymorphisms and tropism in east African Leishmania donovani by amplified fragment length polymorphism and kDNA minicircle sequencing. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 65: 80-90 doi

Pigott DM, Golding N, Messina JP, Battle KE, Duda KA, Balard Y, Bastien P, Pratlong F, Brownstein JS, Freifeld CC, Mekaru SR, Madoff LC, George DB, Myers MF, Hay SI (2014) Global database of leishmaniasis occurrence locations, 1960-2012. Scientific Data 1: 140036 doi

Bourreau E, Ginouves M, Prevot G, Hartley MA, Gangneux JP, Robert-Gangneux F, Dufour J, Sainte-Marie D, Bertolotti A, Pratlong F, Martin R, Schutz F, Couppie P, Fasel N, Ronet C (2016) Presence of Leishmania RNA virus 1 in Leishmania guyanensis increases the risk of first-line treatment failure and symptomatic relapse. Journal of Infectious Diseases 213: 105-111 doi

Nath-Chowdhury M, Sangaralingam M, Bastien P, Ravel C, Pratlong F, Mendez J, Libman M, Ndao M (2016) Real-time PCR using FRET technology for old world cutaneous leishmaniasis species differentiation. Parasites & Vectors 9: 255 doi

Ozbilgin A, Culha G, Uzun S, Harman M, Topal SG, Okudan F, Zeyrek F, Gunduz C, Ostan I, Karakus M, Toz S, Kurt O, Akyar I, Erat A, Gungor D, Kayabasi C, Cavus I, Bastien P, Pratlong F, Kocagoz T, Ozbel Y (2016) Leishmaniasis in Turkey: first clinical isolation of Leishmania major from 18 autochthonous cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis in four geographical regions. Tropical Medicine & International Health 21: 783-791 doi

Pomares C, Marty P, Bañuls AL, Lemichez E, Pratlong F, Faucher B, Jeddi F, Moore S, Michel G, Aluru S, Piarroux R, Hide M (2016) Genetic diversity and population structure of Leishmania infantum from southeastern France: evaluation using multi-locus microsatellite typing. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10: e0004303 doi

Pratlong F, Balard Y, Lami P, Talignani L, Ravel C, Dereure J, Lefebvre M, Serres G, Bastien P, Dedet JP (2016) The Montpellier Leishmania collection, from a laboratory collection to a biological resource center: a 39-year-long story. Biopreservation and Biobanking 14: 470-479 doi

Austrup J, Ntais P, Christodoulou V, Dedet JP, Pratlong F, Karanis P, Antoniou M (2015) Frequency of MDR 1-related p-gp overexpression in Greek Leishmania isolates (vol 113, pg 1225, 2014). Parasitology Research 114: 3565-3565 doi

Bastien P, Volf P, Depaquit J, Dondji B, Gallego M, Gangneux JP, Izri A, Marty P, Piarroux R, Pratlong F, Dedet JP (2015) Comments on Leishmania major in gorilla feces. Journal of Infectious Diseases 212: 505-U170 doi

Chaara D, Bañuls AL, Haouas N, Talignani L, Lami P, Mezhoud H, Harrat Z, Dedet JP, Babba H, Pratlong F (2015) Comparison of Leishmania killicki (syn. L. tropica) and Leishmania tropica population structure in Maghreb by microsatellite typing. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 9: e0004204 doi

Chaara D, Ravel C, Bañuls AL, Haouas N, Lami P, Talignani L, El Baidouri F, Jaouadi K, Harrat Z, Dedet JP, Babba H & Pratlong F (2015) Evolutionary history of Leishmania killicki (synonymous Leishmania tropica) and taxonomic implications. Parasites & Vectors. 8 doi

Fatima A, Faiza S, Hajiba F, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Bouchra E, Asmae H, Bouchra D, Khalid H, Abderrahim S, Ibrahim A, Mohamed R (2015) Epidemiological characteristics of a new focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica in Settat, Morocco. Acta Tropica 150: 116-121 doi

Shaw J, Pratlong F, Floeter-Winter L, Ishikawa E, El Baidouri F, Ravel C, Dedet JP (2015) Characterization of Leishmania (leishmania) waltoni n.sp (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae), the parasite responsible for diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Dominican Republic. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 93: 552-558 doi

Valdivia HO, Reis-Cunha JL, Rodrigues-Luiz GF, Baptista RP, Baldeviano GC, Gerbasi RV, Dobson DE, Pratlong F, Bastien P, Lescano AG, Beverley SM, Bartholomeu DC (2015) Comparative genomic analysis of Leishmania (viannia) peruviana and Leishmania (viannia) braziliensis. BMC Genomics 16: 715 doi

Brengues C, Ferre JB, Le Goff G, Lami P, Pratlong F, Pasteur N, Lagneau C, Simard F & Robert V (2014) A multiplex PCR to differentiate the two sibling species of mosquitoes Ochlerotatus detritus and Oc. coluzzii and evidence for further genetic heterogeneity within the Detritus complex. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 28: 676-680 doi

Cassagne C, Pratlong F, Jeddi F, Benikhlef R, Aoun K, Normand AC, Faraut F, Bastien P & Piarroux R (2014) Identification of Leishmania at the species level with matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 20: 551-557 doi

Chaara D, Haouas N, Dedet JP, Babba H & Pratlong F (2014) Leishmaniases in Maghreb: An endemic neglected disease. Acta Tropica. 132: 80-93 doi

Desbois N, Pratlong F, Quist D & Dedet JP (2014) Leishmania (Leishmania) martiniquensis n. sp (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae), description of the parasite responsible for cutaneous leishmaniasis in Martinique Island (French West Indies). Parasite. 21: 12 doi

Diaz-Saez V, Merino-Espinosa G, Morales-Yuste M, Corpas-Lopez V, Pratlong F, Morillas-Marquez F & Martin-Sanchez J (2014) High rates of Leishmania infantum and Trypanosoma nabiasi infection in wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in sympatric and syntrophic conditions in an endemic canine leishmaniasis area: Epidemiological consequences. Veterinary Parasitology. 202: 119-127 doi

Fatoux-Ardore M, Peysselon F, Weiss A, Bastien P, Pratlong F & Ricard-Blum S (2014) Large-scale investigation of Leishmania interaction networks with host extracellular matrix by surface plasmon resonance imaging. Infection and Immunity. 82: 594-606 doi [- erratum -]

Jeddi F, Mary C, Aoun K, Harrat Z, Bouratbine A, Faraut F, Benikhlef R, Pomares C, Pratlong F, Marty P & Piarroux R (2014) Heterogeneity of molecular resistance patterns in antimony-resistant field isolates of Leishmania species from the western Mediterranean area. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 58: 4866-4874 doi

Ntais P, Christodoulou V, Tsirigotakis N, Dokianakis E, Dedet JP, Pratlong F & Antoniou M (2014) Will the introduction of Leishmania tropica MON-58, in the island of Crete, lead to the settlement and spread of this rare zymodeme? Acta Tropica. 132: 125-130 doi

Pigott DM, Bhatt S, Golding N, Duda KA, Battle KE, Brady OJ, Messina JP, Balard Y, Bastien P, Pratlong F, Brownstein JS, Freifeld C, Mekaru SR, Gething PW, George DB, Myers MF, Reithinger R & Hay SI (2014) Global distribution maps of the Leishmaniases. Elife. 3: e02851 doi

Seblova V, Oury B, Eddaikra N, Ait-Oudhia K, Pratlong F, Gazanion E, Maia C, Volf P & Sereno D (2014) Transmission potential of antimony-resistant Leishmania field isolates. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 58: 6273-6276 doi

Dedet JP, Carme B, Desbois N, Bourdoiseau G, Lachaud L & Pratlong F (2013) Epidemiology of autochthonous leishmaniases in France. Presse Medicale. 42: 1469-1481

El Baidouri F, Diancourt L, Berry V, Chevenet F, Pratlong F, Marty P & Ravel C (2013) Genetic structure and evolution of the Leishmania genus in Africa and Eurasia: what does MLSA tell us. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 7: e2255 doi

Faiman R, Abbasi I, Jaffe C, Motro Y, Nasereddin A, Schnur LF, Torem M, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Warburg A (2013) A newly emerged cutaneous leishmaniasis focus in northern Israel and two new reservoir hosts of Leishmania major. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 7: e2058 doi

Gouzelou E, Haralambous C, Antoniou M, Christodoulou V, Martinkovic F, Zivicnjak T, Smirlis D, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Ozbel Y, Toz SO, Presber W, Schonian G & Soteriadou K (2013) Genetic diversity and structure in Leishmania infantum populations from southeastern Europe revealed by microsatellite analysis. Parasites & Vectors. 6: 342 doi

Jaouadi K, Haouas N, Chaara D, Boudabous R, Gorcii M, Kidar A, Depaquit J, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Babba H (2013) Phlebotomine (Diptera, Psychodidae) bloodmeal sources in Tunisian cutaneous leishmaniasis foci: could Sergentomyia minuta, which is not an exclusive herpetophilic species, be implicated in the transmission of pathogens? Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106: 79-85 doi

Ntais P, Sifaki-Pistola D, Christodoulou V, Messaritakis I, Pratlong F, Poupalos G & Antoniou M (2013) Leishmaniases in Greece. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 89: 906-915 doi

Pratlong F, Lami P, Ravel C, Balard Y, Dereure J, Serres G, El Baidouri F & Dedet JP (2013) Geographical distribution and epidemiological features of Old World Leishmania infantum and Leishmania donovani foci, based on the isoenzyme analysis of 2277 strains. Parasitology. 140: 423-434 doi

Zangger H, Ronet C, Desponds C, Kuhlmann FM, Robinson J, Hartley MA, Prevel F, Castiglioni P, Pratlong F, Bastien P, Muller N, Parmentier L, Saravia NG, Beverley SM & Fasel N (2013) Detection of Leishmania RNA virus in Leishmania parasites. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 7: e2006 doi

Ait-Oudhia K, Gazanion E, Sereno D, Oury B, Dedet JP, Pratlong F & Lachaud L (2012) In vitro susceptibility to antimonials and amphotericin B of Leishmania infantum strains isolated from dogs in a region lacking drug selection pressure. Veterinary Parasitology. 187: 386-393 doi

Azmi K, Schnur L, Schonian G, Nasereddin A, Pratlong F, El Baidouri F, Ravel C, Dedet JP, Ereqat S & Abdeen Z (2012) Genetic, serological and biochemical characterization of Leishmania tropica from foci in northern Palestine and discovery of zymodeme MON-307. Parasites & Vectors. 5:121 doi

Chargui N, Haouas N, Jaouadi K, Gorcii M, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Mezhoud H & Babba H (2012) Usefulness of a PCR-based method in the detection and species identification of Leishmania from clinical samples. Pathologie Biologie. 60: 375-379 doi

Christodoulou V, Antoniou M, Ntais P, Messaritakis I, Ivovic V, Dedet JP, Pratlong F, Dvorak V & Tselentis Y (2012) Re-emergence of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Greek island of Crete. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 12: 214-222 doi

Cojean S, Houze S, Haouchine D, Huteau F, Lariven S, Hubert V, Michard F, Bories C, Pratlong F, Le Bras J, Loiseau PM & Matheron S (2012) Leishmania resistance to miltefosine associated with genetic marker. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18: 704-706 doi

Gouzelou E, Haralambous C, Amro A, Mentis A, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Votypka J, Volf P, Toz SO, Kuhls K, Schoenian G & Soteriadou K (2012) Multilocus microsatellite typing (MLMT) of strains from Turkey and Cyprus reveals a novel monophyletic L. donovani sensu lato group. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6: e1507 doi

Haouas N, Chaker E, Chargui N, Gorcii M, Belhadj S, Kallel K, Aoun K, Akrout FM, Ben Said M, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Mezhoud H, Lami P, Zribi M, Azaiez R & Babba H (2012) Geographical distribution updating of Tunisian leishmaniasis foci: About the isoenzymatic analysis of 694 strains. Acta Tropica. 124: 221-228 doi

Jaouadi K, Depaquit J, Haouas N, Chaara D, Gorcii M, Chargui N, Dedet JP, Pratlong F, Boubabous R & Babba H (2012) Twenty-four new human cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania killicki in Metlaoui, southwestern Tunisia. Probable role of Phlebotomus sergenti in the transmission. Acta Tropica. 122: 276-283 doi

Libert C, Ravel C, Pratlong F, Lami P, Dereure J & Keck N (2012) Leishmania infantum infection in two captive Barbary lions (Panthera leo leo). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 43: 685-688

Ranasinghe S, Zhang WW, Wickremasinghe R, Abeygunasekera P, Chandrasekharan V, Athauda S, Mendis S, Hulangamuwa S, Matlashewski G & Pratlong F (2012) Leishmania donovani zymodeme MON-(37) isolated from an autochthonous visceral leishmaniasis patient in Sri Lanka. Pathogens and Global Health. 106: 421-424 doi

Sterkers Y, Pratlong F, Albaba S, Loubersac J, Picot M-C, Pretet V, Issert E, Boulot P & Bastien P (2012) Novel interpretation of molecular diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis according to gestational age at the time of maternal infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50: 3944-3951 doi

Ait-Oudhia K, Harrat Z, Benikhlef R, Dedet JP & Pratlong F (2011) Canine Leishmania infantum enzymatic polymorphism: A review including 1023 strains of the Mediterranean area, with special reference to Algeria. Acta Tropica. 118: 80-86 doi

Faucher B, Pomares C, Fourcade S, Benyamine A, Marty P, Pratlong L, Faraut F, Mary C, Piarroux R, Dedet JP & Pratlong F (2011) Mucosal Leishmania infantum leishmaniasis: Specific pattern in a multicentre survey and historical cases. Journal of Infection. 63: 76-82 doi

Jaouadi K, Haouas N, Chaara D, Gorcii M, Chargui N, Augot D, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Ettlijani S, Mezhoud H & Babba H (2011) First detection of Leishmania killicki (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) in Ctenodactylus gundi (Rodentia, Ctenodactylidae), a possible reservoir of human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia. Parasites & Vectors. 4: 159 doi

Sterkers Y, Ribot J, Albaba S, Issert E, Bastien P & Pratlong F (2011) Diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis by polymerase chain reaction on neonatal peripheral blood. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 71: 174-176 doi

Mazeris A, Soteriadou K, Dedet JP, Haralambous C, Tsatsaris A, Moschandreas J, Messaritakis I, Christodoulou V, Papadopoulos B, Ivovic V, Pratlong F, Loucaides F & Antoniou M (2010) Leishmaniases and the Cyprus Paradox. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 82: 441-448

Ait-Oudhia K, Lami P, Lesceu S, Harrat Z, Hamrioui B, Dedet JP & Pratlong F (2009) Increase in the prevalence of canine leishmaniasis in urban Algiers (Algeria) following the 2003 earthquake. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 103: 679-692

Ajzenberg D, Yera H, Marty P, Paris L, Dalle F, Menotti J, Aubert D, Franck J, Bessieres MH, Quinio D, Pelloux H, Delhaes L, Desbois N, Thulliez P, Robert-Gangneux F, Kauffmann-Lacroix C, Pujol S, Rabodonirina M, Bougnoux ME, Cuisenier B, Duhamel C, Duong TH, Filisetti D, Flori P, Gay-Andrieu F, Pratlong F, Nevez G, Totet A, Carme B, Bonnabau H, Darde ML & Villena I (2009) Genotype of 88 Toxoplasma gondii isolates associated with Toxoplasmosis in immunocompromised patients and correlation with clinical findings. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 199: 1155-1167

Ajzenberg D, Yera H, Marty P, Paris L, Dalle F, Menotti J, Aubert D, Franck J, Bessieres MH, Quinio D, Pelloux H, Delhaes L, Desbois N, Thulliez P, Robert-Gangneux F, Kauffmann-Lacroix C, Pujol S, Rabodonirina M, Bougnoux ME, Cuisenier B, Duhamel C, Duong TH, Filisetti D, Flori P, Gay-Andrieu F, Pratlong F, Nevez G, Totet A, Carme B, Darde ML & Villena I (2009) Toxoplasma strain nomenclature reply. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 200: 1012-1013

Alam MZ, Haralambous C, Kuhls K, Gouzelou E, Sgouras D, Soteriadou K, Schnur L, Pratlong F & Schonian G (2009) The paraphyletic composition of Leishmania donovani zymodeme MON-37 revealed by multilocus microsatellite typing. Microbes and Infection. 11: 707-715

Antoniou M, Haralambous C, Mazeris A, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Soteriadou K (2009) Leishmania donovani leishmaniasis in Cyprus. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 9: 76-77

Berens-Riha N, Fleischmann E, Pratlong F, Bretzel G, von Sonnenburg F & Loscher T (2009) Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (Leishmania tropica) in a German tourist after travel to Greece. Journal of Travel Medicine. 16: 220-222

Dereure J, Vanwambeke SO, Male P, Martinez S, Pratlong F, Balard Y & Dedet JP (2009) The potential effects of global warming on changes in canine leishmaniasis in a focus outside the classical area of the disease in southern France. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 9: 687-694

Harrat Z, Boubidi SC, Pratlong F, Benikhlef R, Selt B, Dedet JP, Ravel C & Belkaid M (2009) Description of a dermatropic Leishmania close to L. killicki (Rioux., Lanotte & Pratlong 1986) in Algeria. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 103: 716-720

Lachaud L, Calas O, Picot MC, Albaba S, Bourgeois N & Pratlong F (2009) Value of 2 IgG avidity commercial tests used alone or in association to date toxoplasmosis contamination. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 64: 267-274

Pratlong F, Dereure J, Ravel C, Lami P, Balard Y, Serres G, Lanotte G, Rioux JA & Dedet JP (2009) Geographical distribution and epidemiological features of Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis foci, based on the isoenzyme analysis of 1048 strains. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 14: 1071-1085

Antoniou M, Haralambous C, Mazeris A, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Soteriadou K (2008) Leishmania donovani leishmaniasis in Cyprus. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 8: 6-7

Haralambous C, Antoniou M, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Soteriadou K (2008) Development of a molecular assay specific for the Leishmania donovani complex that discriminates L. donovanil/Leishmania infantum zymodemes: a useful tool for typing MON-1. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 60: 33-42

Kallel K, Haouas N, Pratlong F, Kaouech E, Belhadj S, Anane S, Dedet JP, Babba H & Chaker E (2008) Cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania infantum MON-24 in Tunisia: extension of the focus to the center of the country. Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique. 101: 29-31

Kallel K, Pratlong F, Haouas N, Kaouech E, Belhadja S, Anane S, Dedet JP, Babba H & Chaker E (2008) Isoenzymatic variability of Leishmania infantum in Tunisia concerning 254 human strains. Acta Tropica. 106: 132-136

Morio F, Reynes J, Dollet M, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Ravel C (2008) Isolation of a protozoan parasite genetically related to the insect trypanosomatid Herpetomonas samuelpessoai from a human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 46: 3845-3847

Foulet F, Botterel F, Buffet P, Morizot G, Rivollet D, Deniau M, Pratlong F, Costa JM & Bretagne S (2007) Detection and identification of Leishmania species from clinical specimens by using a real-time PCR assay and sequencing of the cytochrome b gene. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 45: 2110-2115

Gangneux JP, Sauzet S, Donnard S, Meyer N, Cornillet A, Pratlong F & Guiguen C (2007) Recurrent American cutaneous leishmaniasis. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 13: 1436-1438

Haouas N, Gorcii M, Chargui N, Aoun K, Bouratbine A, akrout MF, Masmoudi A, Zili J, Ben Said M, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Mezhoud H (2007) Leishmaniasis in central and southern Tunisia: Current geographical distribution of zymodemes. Parasite. 14: 239-246

Lukes J, Mauricio IL, Schoenian G, Dujardin JC, Soteriadou K, Dedet JP, Kuhls K, Tintaya KWQ, Jirku M, Chocholova E, Haralambous C, Pratlong F, Obornik M, Horak A, Ayala FJ & Miles MA (2007) Evolutionary and geographical history of the Leishmania donovani complex with a revision of current taxonomy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 104: 9375-9380

Marty P, Izri A, Ozon C, Haas P, Rosenthal E, Del Giudice P, Godenir J, Coulibaly E, Gari-Toussaint M, Delaunay P, Ferrua B, Haas H, Pratlong F & Le Fichoux Y (2007) A century of leishmaniasis in Alpes-Maritimes, France. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 101: 563-574

Morizot G, Delgiudice P, Caumes E, Laffitte E, Marty P, Dupuy A, Sarfati C, Hadj-Rabia S, Darie H, Le Guern A-S, Ben Salah A, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Grogl M & Buffet PA (2007) Healing of old world cutaneous leishmaniasis in travelers treated with fluconazole: Drug effect or spontaneous evolution? American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 76: 48-52

Zerpa O, Ulrich M, Blanco B, Polegre M, Avila A, Matos N, Mendoza I, Pratlong F, Ravel C & Convit J (2007) Diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis responds to miltefosine but then relapses. British Journal of Dermatology. 156: 1328-1335

Campino L, Pratlong F, Abranches P, Rioux JA, Santos-Gomes G, Alves-Pires C, Cortes S, Ramada J, Cristovao JM, Afonso MO & Dedet JP (2006) Leishmaniasis in Portugal: enzyme polymorphism of Leishmania infantum based on the identification of 213 strains. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 11: 1708-1714

Cortes S, Mauricio I, Almeida A, Cristovao JM, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Campino L (2006) Application of kDNA as a molecular marker to analyse Leishmania infantum diversity in Portugal. Parasitology International. 55: 277-283

Mauricio IL, Yeo M, Baghaei M, Doto D, Pratlong F, Zemanova E, Dedet JP, Lukes J & Miles MA (2006) Towards multilocus sequence typing of the Leishmania donovani complex: Resolving genotypes and haplotypes for five polymorphic metabolic enzymes (ASAT, GPI, NH1, NH2, PGD). International Journal for Parasitology. 36: 757-769

Ravel C, Cortes S, Pratlong F, Morio F, Dedet JP & Campino L (2006) First report of genetic hybrids between two very divergent Leishmania species: Leishmania infantum and Leishmania major. International Journal for Parasitology. 36: 1383-1388

Rotureau B, Ravel C, Couppie P, Pratlong F, Nacher M, Dedet JP & Carme B (2006) Use of PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis to identify the main new world Leishmania species and analyze their taxonomic properties and polymorphism by application of the assay to clinical samples. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 44: 459-467

Schwenkenbecher JM, Wirth T, Schnur LF, Jaffe CL, Schallig H, Al-Jawabreh A, Hamarsheh O, Azmi K, Pratlong F & Schonian G (2006) Microsatellite analysis reveals genetic structure of Leishmania tropica. International Journal for Parasitology. 36: 237-246

Bader KA, Schnur LF, Nasereddin A, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Shaheen L, Yousef O & Greenblatt CL (2005) Short Communication: Palestinian infantile visceral leishmaniasis caused by a genetic variant of Leishmania infantum belonging to a new zymodeme. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 10: 618-620

Basset D, Faraut F, Marty P, Dereure J, Rosenthal E, Mary C, Pratlong F, Lachaud L, Bastien P & Dedet JP (2005) Visceral leishmaniasis in organ transplant recipients: 11 new cases and a review of the literature. Microbes and Infection. 7: 1370-1375

Campino L, Bajanca R, Franca I, Pratlong F, Dedet J & Fiadeiro T (2005) Cutaneous leishmaniosis in Portugal due to Leishmania infantum MON-1. Acta medica portuguesa. 18: 475-477

Garin YJF, Meneceur P, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Derouin F & Lorenzo F (2005) A2 gene of Old World cutaneous Leishmania is a single highly conserved functional gene. BMC Infectious Diseases. 5:

Grevot A, Jaussaud HP, Marty P, Pratlong F, Ozon C, Haas P, Breton C & Bourdoiseau G (2005) Leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum in a FIV and FelV positive cat with a squamous cell carcinoma diagnosed with histological, serological and isoenzymatic methods. Parasite. 12: 271-275

Haouas N, Chargui N, Chaker E, Ben Said M, Babba H, Belhadj S, Kallel K, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Mezhoud H & Azaiez R (2005) Anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia: Presence of Leishmania killicki outside its original focus of Tataouine. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99: 499-501

Kallel K, Pratlong F, Belhadj S, Cherif F, Hammami M, Dedet JP & Chaker E (2005) Cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia: results of the iso-enzymatic characterization of 71 strains. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 99: 11-19

Kuhls K, Mauricio IL, Pratlong F, Presber W & Schonian G (2005) Analysis of ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer sequences of the Leishmania donovani complex. Microbes and Infection. 7: 1224-1234

Pratlong F, Debord T, Garnotel E, Garrabe E, Marty P, Raphenon G & Dedet JP (2005) First identification of the causative agent of visceral leishmaniasis in Djibouti: Leishmania donovani. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 99: 21-25

Antoniou M, Doulgerakis C, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Tselentis Y (2004) Short report: Treatment failure due to mixed infection by different strains of the parasite Leishmania infantum. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 71: 71-72

Oudni M, M'Rad S, Mekki M, Belguith M, Cabaret J, Pratlong F, Sayadi T, Nouri A, Mezhoud H, Babba H & Azaiez R (2004) Genetic relationships between sheep, cattle and human Echinococcus infection in Tunisia. Veterinary Parasitology. 121: 95-103

Pratlong F, Rioux JA, Marty P, Faraut-Gambarelli F, Dereure J, Lanotte G & Dedet JP (2004) Isoenzymatic analysis of 712 strains of Leishmania infantum in the south of France and relationship of enzymatic polymorphism to clinical and epidemiological features. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 42: 4077-4082

Rhajaoui M, Fellah H, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Lyagoubi M (2004) Leishmaniasis due to Leishmania tropica MON-102 in a new Moroccan focus. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98: 299-301

Saliba EK, Pratlong F, Dedet JP, Saleh N, Khoury SA, Oumeish OY, Batayneh O & Al-Oran R (2004) Identification of Leishmania strains from Jordan. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 98: 677-683

Schnur LF, Nasereddin A, Eisenberger CL, Jaffe CL, El Fari M, Azmi K, Anders G, Killick-Kendrick M, Killick-Kendrick R, Dedet JP, Pratlong F, Kanaan M, Grossman T, Jacobson RL, Schonian G & Warburg A (2004) Multifarious characterization of Leishmania tropica from a Judean desert focus, exposing intraspecific diversity and incriminating Phlebotomus sergenti as its vector. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 70: 364-372

Belhadj S, Pratlong F, Hammami M, Kallel K, Dedet JP & Chaker E (2003) Human cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania infantum in the Sidi Bourouis focus (Northern Tunisia): epidemiological study and isoenzymatic characterization of the parasites. Acta Tropica. 85: 83-86

Dereure J, El-Safi SH, Bucheton B, Boni M, Kheir MM, Davoust B, Pratlong F, Feugier E, Lambert M, Dessein A & Dedet JP (2003) Visceral leishmaniasis in eastern Sudan: parasite identification in humans and dogs; host-parasite relationships. Microbes and Infection. 5: 1103-1108

Gangneux JP, Menotti J, Lorenzo F, Sarfati C, Blanche H, Bui H, Pratlong F, Garin YJF & Derouin F (2003) Prospective value of PCR amplification and sequencing for diagnosis and typing of Old World Leishmania infections in an area of nonendemicity. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 41: 1419-1422

Guiguemde RT, Sawadogo OS, Bories C, Traore KL, Nezien D, Nikiema L, Pratlong F, Marty P, Houin R & Deniau M (2003) Leishmania major and HIV co-infection in Burkina Faso. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 97: 168-169

Jacobson RL, Eisenberger CL, Svobodova M, Baneth G, Sztern J, Carvalho J, Nasereddin A, El Fari M, Shalom U, Volf P, Votypka J, Dedet JP, Pratlong F, Schonian G, Schnur LF, Jaffe CL & Warburg A (2003) Outbreak of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 188: 1065-1073

Karunaweera ND, Pratlong F, Siriwardane H, Ihalamulla RL & Dedet JP (2003) Lankan cutaneous leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania donovani zymodeme MON-37. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 97: 380-381

Pratlong F, Dereure J, Deniau M, Marty P, Faraut-Gambarelli F & Dedet JP (2003) Enzymatic polymorphism during Leishmania/HIV co-infection: a study of 381 Leishmania strains received between 1986 and 2000 at the international cryobank in Montpellier, France. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 97: 47-56

Thomaz-Soccol V, Castro EA, Luz E, Dereure J, Pratlong F, Membrive N & Dedet JP (2003) Leishmania species in two regions of Parana, Brazil: Biochemical characterization by isoenzyme electrophoresis. In New Horizons in Biotechnology. Eds Roussos S, Soccol CR, Pandey A & Augur C. 387-395 pp.

Belhadj S, Pratlong F, Toumi NH, Kallel K, Mahjoub H, Babba H, Azaiez R, Dedet JP & Chaker E (2002) Visceral leishmaniasis in Tunisia: result of the isoenzymatic characterization of 65 Leishmania infantum strains. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 96: 627-630

Cardoso L, Santos H, Cordeiro da Silva A, Pratlong F, Dedet JP & Rodrigues M (2002) Leishmania infantum MON-98: infection in a dog from Alto Douro, Portugal. Acta Tropica. 83: 83-85

Gallego M, Pratlong F, Riera C, Munoz C, Ribera E, Fisa R, Rioux JA, Dedet JP & Portus M (2002) Isoenzymatic identification of Leishmania isolates from repeated clinical human leishmaniasis episodes in Catalonia (Spain). Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 96: 45-47

Lemrani M, Nejjar R & Pratlong F (2002) A new Leishmania tropica zymodeme - causative agent of canine visceral leishmaniasis in northern Morocco. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 96: 637-638

Noyes H, Pratlong F, Chance M, Ellis J, Lanotte G & Dedet JP (2002) A previously unclassified trypanosomatid responsible for human cutaneous lesions in Martinique (French West Indies) is the most divergent member of the genus Leishmania ss. Parasitology. 124: 17-24

Pratlong F, Deniau M, Darie H, Eichenlaub S, Proll S, Garrabe E, Le Guyadec T & Dedet JP (2002) Human cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania naiffi is wide-spread in South America. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 96: 781-785

Alves-Pires C, Campino L, Afonso MO, Santos-Gomes G, Dedet JP & Pratlong F (2001) Phlebotomus in Portugal - Natural infection of Phlebotomus perniciosus by Leishmania infantum MON-1 in Algarve. Parasite. 8: 374-375

Benikhlef R, Pratlong F, Harrat Z, Seridi N, Bendali-Braham S, Belkaid M & Dedet JP (2001) Infantile visceral leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania infantum zymodeme MON-24 in Algeria. Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique. 94: 14-16

Bogdan C, Schonian G, Bañuls AL, Hide M, Pratlong F, Lorenz E, Rollinghoff M & Mertens R (2001) Visceral Leishmaniasis in a German child who had never entered a known endemic area: case report and review of the literature. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 32: 302-306 pdf

Del Giudice P, Marty P, Boissy C, Haik A, Pratlong F, Delaunay-Kaidomar F, Rosenthal E, Counillon E & Le Fichoux Y (2001) Confirmation of Leishmania infantum MON-24, agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Southern France. Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique. 94: 17-18

Gallego M, Pratlong F, Fisa R, Riera C, Rioux JA, Dedet JP & Portus M (2001) The life-cycle of Leishmania infantum MON-77 in the Priorat (Catalonia, Spain) involves humans, dogs and sandflies; also literature review of distribution and hosts of L. infantum zymodemes in the Old World. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95: 269-271

Gallego M, Pratlong F, Riera C, Fisa R, Munoz C, Dedet JP & Portus M (2001) Cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania infantum in the northeast of Spain: The isoenzymatic analysis of parasites. Archives of Dermatology. 137: 667-668

Garin YJF, Sulahian A, Meneceur P, Pratlong F, Prina E, Gangneux JP, Dedet JP & Derouin F (2001) Experimental pathogenicity of a presumed monoxenous trypanosomatid isolated from humans in a murine model. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 48: 170-176

Garin YJF, Sulahian A, Pratlong F, Meneceur P, Gangneux JP, Prina E, Dedet JP & Derouin F (2001) Virulence of Leishmania infantum is expressed as a clonal and dominant phenotype in experimental infections. Infection and Immunity. 69: 7365-7373

Pratlong F, Dereure J, Bucheton B, El-Safi S, Dessein A, Lanotte G & Dedet JP (2001) Sudan: the possible original focus of visceral leishmaniasis. Parasitology. 122: 599-605

Thakur CP, Dedet JP, Narain S & Pratlong F (2001) Leishmania species, drug unresponsiveness and visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar, India. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95: 187-+

Zerpa O, Pratlong F, Ulrich M & Convit J (2001) Isolation of Leishmania infantum, zymodeme MON-1 from canine and human visceral leishmaniasis on Margarita Island, Venezuela. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. 96: 901-902

Dedet JP & Pratlong F (2000) Taxonomy of Leishmania and geographical distribution of leishmaniasis. Annales de Dermatologie et de Venereologie. 127: 421-424

Luz E, Membrive N, Castro EA, Dereure J, Pratlong F, Dedet JA, Pandey A & Thomaz-Soccol V (2000) Lutzomyia whitmani (Diptera: Psychodidae) as vector of Leishmania (V.) braziliensis in Parana' state, southern Brazil. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 94: 623-631

Thomaz-Soccol V, Velez ID, Pratlong F, Agudelos S, Lanotte G & Rioux JA (2000) Enzymatic polymorphism and phylogenetic relationships in Leishmania Ross, 1903 (Sarcomastigophora: Kinetoplastida): a case study in Colombia. Systematic Parasitology. 46: 59-68