Francois, Patrice

 
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Analysis of the prophages carried by human infecting isolates provides new insight into the evolution of Group B Streptococcus species 2017 16 0
The TIR Homologue Lies near Resistance Genes in Staphylococcus aureus, Coupling Modulation of Virulence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility 2017 16 6
Imipenem heteroresistance in nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae is linked to a combination of altered PBP3, slow drug influx and direct efflux regulation 2017 19 0
Development of in vitro resistance to chitosan is related to changes in cell envelope structure of Staphylococcus aureus 2017 14 0
Antimicrobial activity of ceftaroline against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates collected in 2013-2014 at the Geneva University Hospitals 2017 44 18
Impact of Exposure of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus to Polyhexanide In Vitro and In Vivo 2017 24 1
Rapid identification of ST131 Escherichia coli by a novel multiplex real-time allelic discrimination assay 2017 29 0
Bypassing the restriction system to improve transformation of Staphylococcus epidermidis 2017 14 0
Prophages and adaptation of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 to the human clinic 2017 10 6
Emergence of blaNDM-7-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Gabon, 2016 2017 22 0
Clonal or not clonal? Investigating hospital outbreaks of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with whole-genome sequencing 2017 22 0
Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of polyhexanide for topical decolonization of MRSA carriers 2016 114 32
Comparative Genomics Analysis of Streptococcus tigurinus Strains Identifies Genetic Elements Specifically and Uniquely Present in Highly Virulent Strains 2016 13 7
Enigmatic occurrence of NDM-7 enzyme in the community 2016 10 0
Reply to Planet et al 2016 14 0
Daptomycin Tolerance in the Staphylococcus aureus pitA6 Mutant Is Due to Upregulation of the dlt Operon 2016 12 0
Characterization of RNA Helicase CshA and Its Role in Protecting mRNAs and Small RNAs of Staphylococcus aureus Strain Newman 2016 75 1
Determinants of Successful Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization 2016 71 0
Comparative Genomics of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Shows the Emergence of Clone ST8-USA300 in Geneva, Switzerland 2016 100 37
Staphylococcus epidermidis SrrAB regulates bacterial growth and biofilm formation differently under oxic and microaerobic conditions 2015 160 274
Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Bovine Mammary Microbiota: Potential Allies against Bovine Mastitis 2015 17 9
Ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae isolates in Geneva: serotype, antimicrobial susceptibility, and β-lactam resistance mechanisms 2015 85 0
Collateral damage from oral ciprofloxacin versus nitrofurantoin in outpatients with urinary tract infections: a culture-free analysis of gut microbiota 2015 206 0
Modelling antibiotic and cytotoxic isoquinoline effects in Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis and mammalian cells 2015 397 0
De novo finished 2.8 Mbp Staphylococcus aureus genome assembly from 100 bp short and long range paired-end reads 2014 215 45
Antibacterial efficacy of accelerated photoactivated chromophore for keratitis-corneal collagen cross-linking (PACK-CXL) 2014 201 0
Infections ostéo-articulaires sévères à staphylocoque doré producteur de leucocidine de Panton-Valentine chez l'enfant 2014 202 0
Diagnosis of whooping cough in Switzerland: differentiating Bordetella pertussis from Bordetella holmesii by polymerase chain reaction 2014 204 112
Fine-tuned characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Newbould 305, a strain associated with mild and chronic mastitis in bovines 2014 138 438
Noma affected children from niger have distinct oral microbial communities based on high-throughput sequencing of 16S rRNA gene fragments 2014 203 78
Proteomic approach to investigate pathogenicity and metabolism of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2014 311 0
Contribution of teg49 small RNA in the 5' upstream transcriptional region of sarA to virulence in Staphylococcus aureus 2014 87 116
Mupirocin-induced mutations in ileS in various genetic backgrounds of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2014 119 0
Antibiotic susceptibility and molecular epidemiology of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: An international survey 2014 26 0
Generation of a vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) strain by two amino acid exchanges in VraS. 2014 147 0
The importance of regulatory RNAs in Staphylococcus aureus 2014 180 191
Microbiome of prebiotic-treated mice reveals novel targets involved in host response during obesity 2014 162 43
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 154 55
A genomic perspective on a new bacterial genus and species from the Alcaligenaceae family, Basilea psittacipulmonis 2014 188 62
Characterization of Streptococcus tigurinus small-colony variants causing prosthetic joint infection by comparative whole-genome analyses 2014 178 75
Genome Sequence of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis bv. diacetylactis LD61 2014 86 45
GdpS contributes to Staphylococcus aureus biofilm formation by regulation of eDNA release 2014 207 1
Importance of bacillithiol in the oxidative stress response of Staphylococcus aureus 2014 141 55
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 219 105
Impact of fluorescein on the antimicrobial efficacy of photoactivated riboflavin in corneal collagen cross-linking 2013 195 0
A de novo-designed antimicrobial peptide with activity against multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus acting on RsbW kinase 2013 216 516
Comparison of DNA extraction methods in analysis of salivary bacterial communities 2013 228 101
Whole-Genome Sequences of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 Strains of Animal Origin 2013 174 231
Analysis of prophages harbored by the human-adapted subpopulation of Staphylococcus aureus CC398 2013 192 171
Risk factors for noma disease: a 6-year, prospective, matched case-control study in Niger 2013 257 195
Whole-Genome Sequences of Two Staphylococcus aureus ST398 Strains of Human Origin, S94 and S100 2013 130 55
Analysis of the small RNA transcriptional response in multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after antimicrobial exposure 2013 204 0
Microarray Analysis of Microbiota of Gingival Lesions in Noma Patients 2013 253 805
Whole-Genome Sequence of the Ancestral Animal-Borne ST398 Staphylococcus aureus Strain S123 2013 182 38
Bacterial genome evolution within a clonal population: from in vitro investigations to in vivo observations 2013 213 165
CC9 livestock-associated Staphylococcus aureus emerges in bloodstream infections in French patients unconnected with animal farming 2013 136 156
Functional genomics of microbial pathogens 2013 180 0
Whole-Genome Sequences of Streptococcus tigurinus Type Strain AZ_3a and S. tigurinus 1366, a Strain Causing Prosthetic Joint Infection 2013 192 85
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 203 201
Effects of amoxicillin treatment on the salivary microbiota in children with acute otitis media 2013 225 134
The CshA DEAD-box RNA helicase is important for quorum sensing control in Staphylococcus aureus 2013 285 193
The stringent response of Staphylococcus aureus and its impact on survival after phagocytosis through the induction of intracellular PSMs expression 2012 200 564
Genome sequence of Staphylococcus aureus Newbould 305, a strain associated with mild bovine mastitis 2012 205 95
Prevalence of isolates with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in orthopedic device-related infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2012 198 0
Core genome conservation of Staphylococcus haemolyticus limits sequence based population structure analysis 2012 239 281
Analysis of the salivary microbiome using culture-independent techniques 2012 227 94
Global analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus response to mupirocin 2012 137 0
High prevalence of isolates with reduced glycopeptide susceptibility in persistent or recurrent bloodstream infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2012 144 0
Methicillin-susceptible ST398 Staphylococcus aureus responsible for bloodstream infections: an emerging human-adapted subclone? 2011 215 95
The CodY pleiotropic repressor controls virulence in gram-positive pathogens 2011 236 302
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 192 0
Differentiating osteoarticular infections caused by Kingella kingae from those due to typical pathogens in young children 2011 135 0
Staphylococcus aureus seroproteomes discriminate ruminant isolates causing mild or severe mastitis 2011 172 0
Responses of gut microbiota and glucose and lipid metabolism to prebiotics in genetic obese and diet-induced leptin-resistant mice 2011 196 0
Trends in mupirocin resistance in meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and mupirocin consumption at a tertiary care hospital 2011 187 0
Molecular and epidemiological evaluation of strain replacement in patients previously harboring gentamicin-resistant MRSA. 2011 182 0
Robustness of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification reaction for diagnostic applications 2011 225 0
Altered gut microbiota and endocannabinoid system tone in obese and diabetic leptin-resistant mice: impact on apelin regulation in adipose tissue 2011 144 2
Emergence of unusual bloodstream infections associated with pig-borne-like Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in France 2011 182 0
High prevalence of the arginine catabolic mobile element in carriage isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis 2011 185 0
Orientation and expression of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus small RNAs by direct multiplexed measurements using the nCounter of NanoString technology 2011 199 1
Role of the SaeRS two-component regulatory system in Staphylococcus epidermidis autolysis and biofilm formation 2011 172 128
Daptomycin resistance mechanisms in clinically derived Staphylococcus aureus strains assessed by a combined transcriptomics and proteomics approach 2011 228 1
Transcriptome analysis of Neisseria meningitidis in human whole blood and mutagenesis studies identify virulence factors involved in blood survival 2011 184 33
The σB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon is involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase, and protease expression in Staphylococcus aureus 2011 181 0
Histone deacetylase inhibitors impair innate immune responses to Toll-like receptor agonists and to infection 2011 196 0
Intrapartum Group B streptococcus detection by rapid polymerase chain reaction assay for the prevention of neonatal sepsis 2011 165 0
Correlation of daptomycin resistance in a clinical Staphylococcus aureus strain with increased cell wall teichoic acid production and D-alanylation 2011 120 0
Genome sequences of two Staphylococcus aureus ovine strains that induce severe (strain O11) and mild (strain O46) mastitis 2011 180 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 190 0
Molecular basis of virulence in Staphylococcus aureus mastitis 2011 199 166
Epidemiology and virulence insights from MRSA and MSSA genome analysis 2011 208 0
Development of a rapid PCR assay for screening of maternal colonization by group B streptococcus and neonatal invasive Escherichia coli during labor 2010 148 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 218 1
Comparative genomics of epidemic versus sporadic Staphylococcus aureus strains does not reveal molecular markers for epidemicity 2010 193 2
Molecular diagnosis of bloodstream infections: planning to (physically) reach the bedside 2010 121 0
Risk factors for treatment failure in orthopedic device-related methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection 2010 185 0
Microstructuring of polymer films for sensitive genotyping by real-time PCR on a centrifugal microfluidic platform 2010 198 0
Cartography of methicillin-resistant S. aureus transcripts: detection, orientation and temporal expression during growth phase and stress conditions 2010 202 35
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 214 0
Accelerated digestion for high-throughput proteomics analysis of whole bacterial proteomes 2010 230 4
First detection of an invasive Staphylococcus aureus strain (D958) with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides in Saudi Arabia 2010 182 0
A type III-like restriction endonuclease functions as a major barrier to horizontal gene transfer in clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains 2010 232 74
Study of inter- and intra-individual variations in the salivary microbiota 2010 200 94
New approaches for functional genomic studies in staphylococci 2010 176 0
Screening for staphylococcal superantigen genes shows no correlation with the presence or the severity of chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis 2010 220 131
Inactivation of the Ecs ABC transporter of Staphylococcus aureus attenuates virulence by altering composition and function of bacterial wall 2010 197 92
Large-scale evaluation of bacterial genome content for the identification of epidemiological and virulence bases in MRSA 2010 246 457
Proteomic approaches to study Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis 2010 187 0
Molecular epidemiology of the nasal colonization by methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in Swiss children 2010 200 0
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: risk factors for infection, and long-term follow-up 2009 183 0
Development and validation of a modified broad-range 16S rDNA PCR for diagnostic purposes in clinical microbiology 2009 197 0
CodY in Staphylococcus aureus: a regulatory link between metabolism and virulence gene expression 2009 200 1
Effect of a glucose impulse on the CcpA regulon in Staphylococcus aureus 2009 191 274
Microarray comparative genomic hybridisation analysis incorporating genomic organisation, and application to enterobacterial plant pathogens 2009 146 95
Genomic analysis of an emerging multiresistant Staphylococcus aureus strain rapidly spreading in cystic fibrosis patients revealed the presence of an antibiotic inducible bacteriophage 2009 237 222
Surveillance of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a Swiss Tertiary Care Hospital 2009 204 3
Transcriptome analysis of the responses of Staphylococcus aureus to antimicrobial peptides and characterization of the roles of vraDE and vraSR in antimicrobial resistance 2009 208 180
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 223 90
Metagenomic study of the oral microbiota by Illumina high-throughput sequencing 2009 124 0
Immuno-detection of Staphylococcus aureus biofilm on a cochlear implant 2009 222 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 194 0
Characterization of microbial pathogens by DNA microarrays 2009 182 0
Identification by genomic and genetic analysis of two new genes playing a key role in intermediate glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus 2009 294 0
Regulation of mprF in daptomycin-nonsusceptible Staphylococcus aureus strains 2009 116 0
A search for small noncoding RNAs in Staphylococcus aureus reveals a conserved sequence motif for regulation 2009 184 0
Development and evaluation of a rapid strategy to determine enterotoxin gene content in Staphylococcus aureus 2009 172 0
Imaging mass spectrometry using peptide isoelectric focusing 2008 197 0
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Geneva, Switzerland, 1993-2005 2008 152 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 203 2
Evidence of horizontal gene transfer between human and animal commensal Escherichia coli strains identified by microarray 2008 191 0
Rickettsia conorii transcriptional response within inoculation eschar 2008 215 186
Ceftazidime-resistant Klebsiella oxytoca producing an OXY-2-type variant from Switzerland 2008 234 0
In vivo detection of clonally derived methicillin-resistant/methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus strains is not a rare event 2008 132 1
De novo bacterial genome sequencing: millions of very short reads assembled on a desktop computer 2008 128 5
Novel microarray design strategy to study complex bacterial communities 2008 191 3
A nuc-deficient meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain 2008 178 0
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in two scuba divers returning from the Philippines 2008 198 0
Impact of oleic acid (cis-9-octadecenoic acid) on bacterial viability and biofilm production in Staphylococcus aureus 2008 211 2
Evaluation of three molecular assays for rapid identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2007 180 0
Inactivation of a subpopulation of human neutrophils by exposure to ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene wear debris 2007 187 0
A global view of Staphylococcus aureus whole genome expression upon internalization in human epithelial cells 2007 202 315
Rapid Staphylococcus aureus agr type determination by a novel multiplex real-time quantitative PCR assay 2006 202 0
Use of oligoarrays for characterization of community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2006 182 0
Control of a cluster of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in neonatology 2006 118 0
Intracellular residency is frequently associated with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus rhinosinusitis 2006 208 0
Transcriptomic and functional analysis of an autolysis-deficient, teicoplanin-resistant derivative of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2006 194 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 211 116
Exploring glycopeptide-resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: a combined proteomics and transcriptomics approach for the identification of resistance-related markers 2006 228 700
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Switzerland 2005 179 0
Use of an automated multiple-locus, variable-number tandem repeat-based method for rapid and high-throughput genotyping of Staphylococcus aureus isolates 2005 182 0
Fibrinogen and fibronectin binding cooperate for valve infection and invasion in Staphylococcus aureus experimental endocarditis 2005 178 0
Evidence of an intracellular reservoir in the nasal mucosa of patients with recurrent Staphylococcus aureus rhinosinusitis 2005 129 0
A generic approach for the design of whole-genome oligoarrays, validated for genomotyping, deletion mapping and gene expression analysis on Staphylococcus aureus 2005 196 146
Correlation of proteomic and transcriptomic profiles of Staphylococcus aureus during the post-exponential phase of growth 2005 186 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 189 0
Nonredundant mass spectrometry: a strategy to integrate mass spectrometry acquisition and analysis 2004 183 0
A novel multiplex real-time PCR assay for rapid typing of major staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec elements 2004 192 0
A recA-LexA-dependent pathway mediates ciprofloxacin-induced fibronectin binding in Staphylococcus aureus 2004 194 0
Modulation of fibronectin adhesins and other virulence factors in a teicoplanin-resistant derivative of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2004 184 0
Comparison of fluorescence and resonance light scattering for highly sensitive microarray detection of bacterial pathogens 2003 171 0
Comparative efficacy of daptomycin and vancomycin in the therapy of experimental foreign body infection due to Staphylococcus aureus 2003 178 0
Haemocompatibility evaluation of DLC- and SIC-coated surfaces 2003 124 52
Lack of biofilm contribution to bacterial colonisation in an experimental model of foreign body infection by Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis 2003 117 0
Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus directly from sterile or nonsterile clinical samples by a new molecular assay 2003 185 0
Comparison of levofloxacin, alatrofloxacin, and vancomycin for prophylaxis and treatment of experimental foreign-body-associated infection by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus 2002 196 0
Increased expression of clumping factor and fibronectin-binding proteins by hemB mutants of Staphylococcus aureus expressing small colony variant phenotypes 2002 183 0
Pathogenesis, prevention, and therapy of staphylococcal prosthetic infections 2001 103 0
In vivo emergence of subpopulations expressing teicoplanin or vancomycin resistance phenotypes in a glycopeptide-susceptible, methicillin-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus 2001 175 0
Reassessing the role of Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor and fibronectin-binding protein by expression in Lactococcus lactis 2001 114 0
Heterologously expressed Staphylococcus aureus fibronectin-binding proteins are sufficient for invasion of host cells 2000 183 0
Identification of plasma proteins adsorbed on hemodialysis tubing that promote Staphylococcus aureus adhesion 2000 176 0
Vitronectin interaction with glycosaminoglycans. Kinetics, structural determinants, and role in binding to endothelial cells 1999 179 0
Inhibition by heparin and derivatized dextrans of Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion to in vitro fibronectin-coated or explanted polymer surfaces 1999 188 0
Fibronectin-binding protein acts as Staphylococcus aureus invasin via fibronectin bridging to integrin alpha5beta1 1999 185 0
Ca2+ regulation of interactions between endoplasmic reticulum chaperones 1999 125 2
Role of plasma and extracellular matrix proteins in the physiopathology of foreign body infections 1998 175 0
Clumping factor B (ClfB), a new surface-located fibrinogen-binding adhesin of Staphylococcus aureus 1998 179 0
Introduction of the mec element (methicillin resistance) into Staphylococcus aureus alters in vitro functional activities of fibrinogen and fibronectin adhesins 1998 173 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 176 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 200 0
Influence of surface treatments developed for oral implants on the physical and biological properties of titanium. (I) Surface characterization 1997 262 0
A low-fibronectin-binding mutant of Staphylococcus aureus 879R4S has Tn918 inserted into its single fnb gene 1996 179 1
Physical and biological effects of a surface coating procedure on polyurethane catheters 1996 180 0
Host-bacteria interactions in foreign body infections 1996 155 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 117 0
Effect of toluene extraction on Biomer surface: I. ESCA, ATR/FTIR, contact angle analysis and biological properties 1995 180 0
Identification of the ligand-binding domain of the surface-located fibrinogen receptor (clumping factor) of Staphylococcus aureus 1995 180 0
Adhesion properties of mutants of Staphylococcus aureus defective in fibronectin-binding proteins and studies on the expression of fnb genes 1995 195 0
Role of Staphylococcus aureus coagulase and clumping factor in pathogenesis of experimental endocarditis 1995 205 0
Molecular characterization of the clumping factor (fibrinogen receptor) of Staphylococcus aureus 1994 175 0
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