Francois, Patrice

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Impact of Exposure of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus to Polyhexanide In Vitro and In Vivo 2017 6 0
Rapid identification of ST131 Escherichia coli by a novel multiplex real-time allelic discrimination assay 2017 14 0
Bypassing the restriction system to improve transformation of Staphylococcus epidermidis 2017 3 0
Prophages and adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 to the human clinic 2017 2 0
Clonal or not clonal? Investigating hospital outbreaks of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with whole-genome sequencing 2017 7 0
The TIR Homologue Lies near Resistance Genes in Staphylococcus aureus, Coupling Modulation of Virulence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility 2017 4 2
Development of in vitro resistance to chitosan is related to changes in cell envelope structure of Staphylococcus aureus 2017 4 0
Antimicrobial activity of ceftaroline against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates collected in 2013-2014 at the Geneva University Hospitals 2017 26 10
Daptomycin Tolerance in the Staphylococcus aureus pitA6 Mutant Is Due to Upregulation of the dlt Operon 2016 0 0
Characterization of RNA Helicase CshA and Its Role in Protecting mRNAs and Small RNAs of Staphylococcus aureus Strain Newman 2016 64 1
Determinants of Successful Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization 2016 58 0
Comparative Genomics of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Shows the Emergence of Clone ST8-USA300 in Geneva, Switzerland 2016 84 32
Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of polyhexanide for topical decolonization of MRSA carriers 2016 103 30
Ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae isolates in Geneva: serotype, antimicrobial susceptibility, and β-lactam resistance mechanisms 2015 72 0
Collateral damage from oral ciprofloxacin versus nitrofurantoin in outpatients with urinary tract infections: a culture-free analysis of gut microbiota 2015 190 0
Modelling antibiotic and cytotoxic isoquinoline effects in Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis and mammalian cells 2015 385 0
Staphylococcus epidermidis SrrAB regulates bacterial growth and biofilm formation differently under oxic and microaerobic conditions 2015 152 264
Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Bovine Mammary Microbiota: Potential Allies against Bovine Mastitis 2015 7 0
Microbiome of prebiotic-treated mice reveals novel targets involved in host response during obesity 2014 155 42
Genome Sequences of Sequence Type 45 (ST45) Persistent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia Strain 300-169 and ST45 Resolving MRSA Bacteremia Strain 301-188 2014 148 52
A genomic perspective on a new bacterial genus and species from the Alcaligenaceae family, Basilea psittacipulmonis 2014 175 58
Characterization of Streptococcus tigurinus small-colony variants causing prosthetic joint infection by comparative whole-genome analyses 2014 169 69
Genome Sequence of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetylactis LD61 2014 79 42
GdpS contributes to Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation by regulation of eDNA release 2014 200 1
Importance of bacillithiol in the oxidative stress response of Staphylococcus aureus 2014 135 52
De novo finished 2.8 Mbp Staphylococcus aureus genome assembly from 100 bp short and long range paired-end reads 2014 207 43
Antibacterial efficacy of accelerated photoactivated chromophore for keratitis-corneal collagen cross-linking (PACK-CXL) 2014 193 0
Infections ostéo-articulaires sévères à staphylocoque doré producteur de leucocidine de Panton-Valentine chez l'enfant 2014 192 0
Diagnosis of whooping cough in Switzerland: differentiating Bordetella pertussis from Bordetella holmesii by polymerase chain reaction 2014 191 110
Fine-tuned characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Newbould 305, a strain associated with mild and chronic mastitis in bovines 2014 131 433
Noma affected children from niger have distinct oral microbial communities based on high-throughput sequencing of 16S rRNA gene fragments 2014 194 76
Proteomic approach to investigate pathogenicity and metabolism of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2014 239 0
Contribution of teg49 small RNA in the 5' upstream transcriptional region of sarA to virulence in Staphylococcus aureus 2014 80 111
Antibiotic susceptibility and molecular epidemiology of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An international survey 2014 14 0
Mupirocin-induced mutations in ileS in various genetic backgrounds of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2014 110 0
Generation of a vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) strain by two amino acid exchanges in VraS. 2014 139 0
The importance of regulatory RNAs in Staphylococcus aureus 2014 173 181
Whole-Genome Sequences of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 Strains of Animal Origin 2013 172 230
Analysis of prophages harbored by the human-adapted subpopulation of Staphylococcus aureus CC398 2013 183 168
Risk factors for noma disease: a 6-year, prospective, matched case-control study in Niger 2013 249 190
Whole-Genome Sequences of Two Staphylococcus aureus ST398 Strains of Human Origin, S94 and S100 2013 127 52
Analysis of the small RNA transcriptional response in multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after antimicrobial exposure 2013 198 0
Microarray Analysis of Microbiota of Gingival Lesions in Noma Patients 2013 244 748
Whole-Genome Sequence of the Ancestral Animal-Borne ST398 Staphylococcus aureus Strain S123 2013 180 37
Bacterial genome evolution within a clonal population: from in vitro investigations to in vivo observations 2013 207 162
CC9 livestock-associated Staphylococcus aureus emerges in bloodstream infections in French patients unconnected with animal farming 2013 129 154
Functional genomics of microbial pathogens 2013 174 0
Whole-Genome Sequences of Streptococcus tigurinus Type Strain AZ_3a and S. tigurinus 1366, a Strain Causing Prosthetic Joint Infection 2013 190 84
Human-to-bovine jump of Staphylococcus aureus CC8 is associated with the loss of a β-hemolysin converting prophage and the acquisition of a new staphylococcal cassette chromosome 2013 198 193
Effects of amoxicillin treatment on the salivary microbiota in children with acute otitis media 2013 212 131
The CshA DEAD-box RNA helicase is important for quorum sensing control in Staphylococcus aureus 2013 280 181
A correlative analysis of epidemiologic and molecular characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones from diverse geographic locations with virulence measured by a Caenorhabditis elegans host model 2013 212 103
Impact of fluorescein on the antimicrobial efficacy of photoactivated riboflavin in corneal collagen cross-linking 2013 191 0
A de novo-designed antimicrobial peptide with activity against multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus acting on RsbW kinase 2013 208 486
Comparison of DNA extraction methods in analysis of salivary bacterial communities 2013 217 98
Analysis of the salivary microbiome using culture-independent techniques 2012 221 90
Global analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus response to mupirocin 2012 132 0
High prevalence of isolates with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in persistent or recurrent bloodstream infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2012 139 0
The stringent response of Staphylococcus aureus and its impact on survival after phagocytosis through the induction of intracellular PSMs expression 2012 197 556
Genome sequence of Staphylococcus aureus Newbould 305, a strain associated with mild bovine mastitis 2012 199 89
Prevalence of isolates with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in orthopedic device-related infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2012 192 0
Core genome conservation of Staphylococcus haemolyticus limits sequence based population structure analysis 2012 235 273
Emergence of unusual bloodstream infections associated with pig-borne-like Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in France 2011 175 0
High prevalence of the arginine catabolic mobile element in carriage isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis 2011 180 0
Orientation and expression of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus small RNAs by direct multiplexed measurements using the nCounter of NanoString technology 2011 195 1
Role of the SaeRS two-component regulatory system in Staphylococcus epidermidis autolysis and biofilm formation 2011 167 122
Daptomycin resistance mechanisms in clinically derived Staphylococcus aureus strains assessed by a combined transcriptomics and proteomics approach 2011 224 1
Transcriptome analysis of Neisseria meningitidis in human whole blood and mutagenesis studies identify virulence factors involved in blood survival 2011 182 32
The σB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon is involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase, and protease expression in Staphylococcus aureus 2011 179 0
Histone deacetylase inhibitors impair innate immune responses to Toll-like receptor agonists and to infection 2011 189 0
Intrapartum Group B streptococcus detection by rapid polymerase chain reaction assay for the prevention of neonatal sepsis 2011 159 0
Correlation of daptomycin resistance in a clinical Staphylococcus aureus strain with increased cell wall teichoic acid production and D-alanylation 2011 116 0
Genome sequences of two Staphylococcus aureus ovine strains that induce severe (strain O11) and mild (strain O46) mastitis 2011 171 0
Impact of combined low-level mupirocin and genotypic chlorhexidine resistance on persistent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage after decolonization therapy: a case-control study 2011 185 0
Molecular basis of virulence in Staphylococcus aureus mastitis 2011 196 164
Epidemiology and virulence insights from MRSA and MSSA genome analysis 2011 204 0
Methicillin-susceptible ST398 Staphylococcus aureus responsible for bloodstream infections: an emerging human-adapted subclone? 2011 209 88
The CodY pleiotropic repressor controls virulence in gram-positive pathogens 2011 232 286
Whole-genome sequencing of Staphylococcus aureus strain RN4220, a key laboratory strain used in virulence research, identifies mutations that affect not only virulence factors but also the fitness of the strain 2011 188 0
Differentiating osteoarticular infections caused by Kingella kingae from those due to typical pathogens in young children 2011 130 0
Staphylococcus aureus seroproteomes discriminate ruminant isolates causing mild or severe mastitis 2011 170 0
Responses of gut microbiota and glucose and lipid metabolism to prebiotics in genetic obese and diet-induced leptin-resistant mice 2011 193 0
Trends in mupirocin resistance in meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and mupirocin consumption at a tertiary care hospital 2011 183 0
Molecular and epidemiological evaluation of strain replacement in patients previously harboring gentamicin-resistant MRSA. 2011 179 0
Robustness of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification reaction for diagnostic applications 2011 180 0
Altered gut microbiota and endocannabinoid system tone in obese and diabetic leptin-resistant mice: impact on apelin regulation in adipose tissue 2011 139 1
A type III-like restriction endonuclease functions as a major barrier to horizontal gene transfer in clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains 2010 229 72
New approaches for functional genomic studies in staphylococci 2010 174 0
Study of inter- and intra-individual variations in the salivary microbiota 2010 195 92
Screening for staphylococcal superantigen genes shows no correlation with the presence or the severity of chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis 2010 214 124
Inactivation of the Ecs ABC transporter of Staphylococcus aureus attenuates virulence by altering composition and function of bacterial wall 2010 194 91
Large-scale evaluation of bacterial genome content for the identification of epidemiological and virulence bases in MRSA 2010 245 452
Proteomic approaches to study Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis 2010 184 0
Molecular epidemiology of the nasal colonization by methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Swiss children 2010 196 0
Development of a rapid PCR assay for screening of maternal colonization by group B streptococcus and neonatal invasive Escherichia coli during labor 2010 141 0
Comparison of two matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry methods with conventional phenotypic identification for routine identification of bacteria to the species level 2010 212 1
Comparative genomics of epidemic versus sporadic Staphylococcus aureus strains does not reveal molecular markers for epidemicity 2010 190 2
Molecular diagnosis of bloodstream infections: planning to (physically) reach the bedside 2010 118 0
Microstructuring of polymer films for sensitive genotyping by real-time PCR on a centrifugal microfluidic platform 2010 191 0
Risk factors for treatment failure in orthopedic device-related methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection 2010 180 0
Cartography of methicillin-resistant S. aureus transcripts: detection, orientation and temporal expression during growth phase and stress conditions 2010 198 29
Methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci in the community: high homology of SCCmec IVa between Staphylococcus epidermidis and major clones of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2010 205 0
First detection of an invasive Staphylococcus aureus strain (D958) with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides in Saudi Arabia 2010 179 0
Accelerated digestion for high-throughput proteomics analysis of whole bacterial proteomes 2010 227 4
Metagenomic study of the oral microbiota by Illumina high-throughput sequencing 2009 121 0
Immuno-detection of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm on a cochlear implant 2009 218 2
Variable-number tandem repeat analysis and multilocus sequence typing data confirm the epidemiological changes observed with Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from bloodstream infections 2009 191 0
Characterization of microbial pathogens by DNA microarrays 2009 180 0
Identification by genomic and genetic analysis of two new genes playing a key role in intermediate glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus 2009 287 0
Regulation of mprF in daptomycin-nonsusceptible Staphylococcus aureus strains 2009 114 0
A search for small noncoding RNAs in Staphylococcus aureus reveals a conserved sequence motif for regulation 2009 179 0
Development and evaluation of a rapid strategy to determine enterotoxin gene content in Staphylococcus aureus 2009 170 0
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: risk factors for infection, and long-term follow-up 2009 180 0
Development and validation of a modified broad-range 16S rDNA PCR for diagnostic purposes in clinical microbiology 2009 191 0
CodY in Staphylococcus aureus: a regulatory link between metabolism and virulence gene expression 2009 196 1
Effect of a glucose impulse on the CcpA regulon in Staphylococcus aureus 2009 187 256
Microarray comparative genomic hybridisation analysis incorporating genomic organisation, and application to enterobacterial plant pathogens 2009 144 91
Genomic analysis of an emerging multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus strain rapidly spreading in cystic fibrosis patients revealed the presence of an antibiotic inducible bacteriophage 2009 232 208
Surveillance of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Swiss Tertiary Care Hospital 2009 196 2
Transcriptome analysis of the responses of Staphylococcus aureus to antimicrobial peptides and characterization of the roles of vraDE and vraSR in antimicrobial resistance 2009 205 176
High-throughput typing of Staphylococcus aureus by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) or multi-locus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) reveals consistent strain relatedness 2009 213 86
In vivo detection of clonally derived methicillin-resistant/methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus strains is not a rare event 2008 128 1
De novo bacterial genome sequencing: millions of very short reads assembled on a desktop computer 2008 125 5
Novel microarray design strategy to study complex bacterial communities 2008 187 3
A nuc-deficient meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain 2008 176 0
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in two scuba divers returning from the Philippines 2008 191 0
Impact of oleic acid (cis-9-octadecenoic acid) on bacterial viability and biofilm production in Staphylococcus aureus 2008 208 2
Imaging mass spectrometry using peptide isoelectric focusing 2008 195 0
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Geneva, Switzerland, 1993-2005 2008 148 0
Rapid and high-throughput genotyping of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolates by automated multilocus variable-number of tandem repeats: a tool for real-time epidemiology 2008 198 2
Evidence of horizontal gene transfer between human and animal commensal Escherichia coli strains identified by microarray 2008 188 0
Rickettsia conorii transcriptional response within inoculation eschar 2008 212 185
Ceftazidime-resistant Klebsiella oxytoca producing an OXY-2-type variant from Switzerland 2008 230 0
A global view of Staphylococcus aureus whole genome expression upon internalization in human epithelial cells 2007 197 307
Evaluation of three molecular assays for rapid identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2007 177 0
Inactivation of a subpopulation of human neutrophils by exposure to ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene wear debris 2007 183 0
Control of a cluster of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in neonatology 2006 114 0
Intracellular residency is frequently associated with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus rhinosinusitis 2006 203 0
Transcriptomic and functional analysis of an autolysis-deficient, teicoplanin-resistant derivative of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2006 188 0
Evaluation of rapid screening and pre-emptive contact isolation for detecting and controlling methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in critical care: an interventional cohort study 2006 206 116
Exploring glycopeptide-resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: a combined proteomics and transcriptomics approach for the identification of resistance-related markers 2006 220 611
Rapid Staphylococcus aureus agr type determination by a novel multiplex real-time quantitative PCR assay 2006 194 0
Use of oligoarrays for characterization of community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2006 179 0
Evidence of an intracellular reservoir in the nasal mucosa of patients with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus rhinosinusitis 2005 124 0
A generic approach for the design of whole-genome oligoarrays, validated for genomotyping, deletion mapping and gene expression analysis on Staphylococcus aureus 2005 192 142
Correlation of proteomic and transcriptomic profiles of Staphylococcus aureus during the post-exponential phase of growth 2005 182 0
Induction of fibronectin adhesins in quinolone-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by subinhibitory levels of ciprofloxacin or by sigma B transcription factor activity is mediated by two separate pathways 2005 183 0
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Switzerland 2005 176 0
Use of an automated multiple-locus, variable-number tandem repeat-based method for rapid and high-throughput genotyping of Staphylococcus aureus isolates 2005 178 0
Fibrinogen and fibronectin binding cooperate for valve infection and invasion in Staphylococcus aureus experimental endocarditis 2005 174 0
Modulation of fibronectin adhesins and other virulence factors in a teicoplanin-resistant derivative of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2004 180 0
Nonredundant mass spectrometry: a strategy to integrate mass spectrometry acquisition and analysis 2004 179 0
A novel multiplex real-time PCR assay for rapid typing of major staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec elements 2004 188 0
A recA-LexA-dependent pathway mediates ciprofloxacin-induced fibronectin binding in Staphylococcus aureus 2004 191 0
Haemocompatibility evaluation of DLC- and SIC-coated surfaces 2003 105 43
Lack of biofilm contribution to bacterial colonisation in an experimental model of foreign body infection by Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis 2003 114 0
Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus directly from sterile or nonsterile clinical samples by a new molecular assay 2003 182 0
Comparison of fluorescence and resonance light scattering for highly sensitive microarray detection of bacterial pathogens 2003 168 0
Comparative efficacy of daptomycin and vancomycin in the therapy of experimental foreign body infection due to Staphylococcus aureus 2003 175 0
Comparison of levofloxacin, alatrofloxacin, and vancomycin for prophylaxis and treatment of experimental foreign-body-associated infection by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2002 192 0
Increased expression of clumping factor and fibronectin-binding proteins by hemB mutants of Staphylococcus aureus expressing small colony variant phenotypes 2002 178 0
Reassessing the role of Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor and fibronectin-binding protein by expression in Lactococcus lactis 2001 110 0
Pathogenesis, prevention, and therapy of staphylococcal prosthetic infections 2001 100 0
In vivo emergence of subpopulations expressing teicoplanin or vancomycin resistance phenotypes in a glycopeptide-susceptible, methicillin-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus 2001 172 0
Identification of plasma proteins adsorbed on hemodialysis tubing that promote Staphylococcus aureus adhesion 2000 173 0
Heterologously expressed Staphylococcus aureus fibronectin-binding proteins are sufficient for invasion of host cells 2000 181 0
Inhibition by heparin and derivatized dextrans of Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion to in vitro fibronectin-coated or explanted polymer surfaces 1999 185 0
Fibronectin-binding protein acts as Staphylococcus aureus invasin via fibronectin bridging to integrin alpha5beta1 1999 179 0
Ca2+ regulation of interactions between endoplasmic reticulum chaperones 1999 123 2
Vitronectin interaction with glycosaminoglycans. Kinetics, structural determinants, and role in binding to endothelial cells 1999 177 0
Role of plasma and extracellular matrix proteins in the physiopathology of foreign body infections 1998 172 0
Clumping factor B (ClfB), a new surface-located fibrinogen-binding adhesin of Staphylococcus aureus 1998 175 0
Introduction of the mec element (methicillin resistance) into Staphylococcus aureus alters in vitro functional activities of fibrinogen and fibronectin adhesins 1998 171 0
Influence of surface treatments developed for oral implants on the physical and biological properties of titanium. (II) Adsorption isotherms and biological activity of immobilized fibronectin 1997 195 0
Influence of surface treatments developed for oral implants on the physical and biological properties of titanium. (I) Surface characterization 1997 256 0
The dipeptide repeat region of the fibrinogen-binding protein (clumping factor) is required for functional expression of the fibrinogen-binding domain on the Staphylococcus aureus cell surface 1997 174 0
Physical and biological effects of a surface coating procedure on polyurethane catheters 1996 177 0
Host-bacteria interactions in foreign body infections 1996 153 0
A low-fibronectin-binding mutant of Staphylococcus aureus 879R4S has Tn918 inserted into its single fnb gene 1996 177 1
Role of Staphylococcus aureus coagulase and clumping factor in pathogenesis of experimental endocarditis 1995 203 0
Use of adhesion-defective mutants of Staphylococcus aureus to define the role of specific plasma proteins in promoting bacterial adhesion to canine arteriovenous shunts 1995 113 0
Effect of toluene extraction on Biomer surface: I. ESCA, ATR/FTIR, contact angle analysis and biological properties 1995 178 0
Identification of the ligand-binding domain of the surface-located fibrinogen receptor (clumping factor) of Staphylococcus aureus 1995 179 0
Adhesion properties of mutants of Staphylococcus aureus defective in fibronectin-binding proteins and studies on the expression of fnb genes 1995 192 0
Molecular characterization of the clumping factor (fibrinogen receptor) of Staphylococcus aureus 1994 173 0
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