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Dr Afif Ben Salah

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    1. Naouar I, Boussoffara T, Chenik M, Gritli S, Ben Ahmed M, Belhadj Hmida N, Bahi-Jaber N, Bardi R, Gorgi Y, Ben Salah A, Louzir H. Prediction of T Cell Epitopes from Leishmania major Potentially Excreted/Secreted Proteins Inducing Granzyme B Production. PLoS One. 2016; 11(1):e0147076. PMID: 26771180; PMCID: PMC4714855.
    2. Jaouadi K, Ghawar W, Salem S, Gharbi M, Bettaieb J, Yazidi R, Harrabi M, Hamarsheh O, Ben Salah A. First report of naturally infected Sergentomyia minuta with Leishmania major in Tunisia. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Dec 21; 8:649. PMID: 26692017; PMCID: PMC4687309.
    3. Marzouki S, Kammoun-Rebai W, Bettaieb J, Abdeladhim M, Hadj Kacem S, Abdelkader R, Gritli S, Chemkhi J, Aslan H, Kamhawi S, Ben Salah A, Louzir H, Valenzuela JG, Ben Ahmed M. Validation of Recombinant Salivary Protein PpSP32 as a Suitable Marker of Human Exposure to Phlebotomus papatasi, the Vector of Leishmania major in Tunisia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015; 9(9):e0003991. PMID: 26368935; PMCID: PMC4569422.
    4. Harrabi M, Bettaieb J, Ghawar W, Toumi A, Zaâtour A, Yazidi R, Chaâbane S, Chalghaf B, Hide M, Bañuls AL, Ben Salah A. Spatio-temporal Genetic Structuring of Leishmania major in Tunisia by Microsatellite Analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015; 9(8):e0004017. PMID: 26302440; PMCID: PMC4547700.
    5. Yazidi R, Bettaieb J, Ghawar W, Jaouadi K, Châabane S, Zaatour A, Ben Salah A. RAPD-PCR reveals genetic polymorphism among Leishmania major strains from Tunisian patients. BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Jul 14; 15:269. PMID: 26170197; PMCID: PMC4501292.
    6. Guerbouj S, Djilani F, Bettaieb J, Lambson B, Diouani MF, Ben Salah A, Ben Ismail R, Guizani I. Evaluation of a gp63-PCR based assay as a molecular diagnosis tool in canine leishmaniasis in Tunisia. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e105419. PMID: 25153833; PMCID: PMC4143256.
    7. Bettaieb J, Toumi A, Chlif S, Chelghaf B, Boukthir A, Gharbi A, Ben Salah A. Prevalence and determinants of Leishmania major infection in emerging and old foci in Tunisia. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Aug 20; 7:386. PMID: 25142220; PMCID: PMC4262385.
    8. Naouar I, Boussoffara T, Ben Ahmed M, Belhaj Hmida N, Gharbi A, Gritli S, Ben Salah A, Louzir H. Involvement of different CD4(+) T cell subsets producing granzyme B in the immune response to Leishmania major antigens. Mediators Inflamm. 2014; 2014:636039. PMID: 25104882; PMCID: PMC4102068.
    9. Ben Salah A, Zaâtour A, Ben Messaoud N, Kidar A, Smith PL, Kopydlowski KM, Kreishman-Deitrick M, Nielsen CJ, Novitt-Moreno A, Ransom JH, Morizot G, Grogl M, Buffet PA. Parasite load decrease during application of a safe and easily applied antileishmanial aminoglycoside cream. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 May; 8(5):e2749. PMID: 24853096; PMCID: PMC4031053.
    10. Ben Salah A, Ben Messaoud N, Guedri E, Zaatour A, Ben Alaya N, Bettaieb J, Gharbi A, Belhadj Hamida N, Boukthir A, Chlif S, Abdelhamid K, El Ahmadi Z, Louzir H, Mokni M, Morizot G, Buffet P, Smith PL, Kopydlowski KM, Kreishman-Deitrick M, Smith KS, Nielsen CJ, Ullman DR, Norwood JA, Thorne GD, McCarthy WF, Adams RC, Rice RM, Tang D, Berman J, Ransom J, Magill AJ, Grogl M. Topical paromomycin with or without gentamicin for cutaneous leishmaniasis. N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 07; 368(6):524-32. PMID: 23388004.
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    11. Toumi A, Chlif S, Bettaieb J, Ben Alaya N, Boukthir A, Ahmadi ZE, Ben Salah A. Temporal dynamics and impact of climate factors on the incidence of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in central Tunisia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(5):e1633. PMID: 22563513; PMCID: PMC3341328.
    12. Abdeladhim M, Ben Ahmed M, Marzouki S, Belhadj Hmida N, Boussoffara T, Belhaj Hamida N, Ben Salah A, Louzir H. Human cellular immune response to the saliva of Phlebotomus papatasi is mediated by IL-10-producing CD8+ T cells and Th1-polarized CD4+ lymphocytes. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Oct; 5(10):e1345. PMID: 21991402; PMCID: PMC3186761.
    13. Jerbi Z, Houman MH, Ghedira H, Kamoun S, Ben Salah A. Venous thromboembolism risk and prophylaxis in the acute hospital care setting-results of the Endorse study in Tunisia. Tunis Med. 2011 Oct; 89(10):784-9. PMID: 22076903.
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    14. McDowell MA, Rafati S, Ramalho-Ortigao M, Ben Salah A. Leishmaniasis: Middle East and North Africa research and development priorities. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jul; 5(7):e1219. PMID: 21814585; PMCID: PMC3144177.
    15. Marzouki S, Ben Ahmed M, Boussoffara T, Abdeladhim M, Ben Aleya-Bouafif N, Namane A, Hamida NB, Ben Salah A, Louzir H. Characterization of the antibody response to the saliva of Phlebotomus papatasi in people living in endemic areas of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 May; 84(5):653-61. PMID: 21540371; PMCID: PMC3083729.
    16. Ben-Alaya-Bouafif N, Bahri O, Chlif S, Bettaieb J, Toumi A, Bel Haj HN, Zâatour A, Gharbi A, Dellagi K, Triki H, Ben Salah A. Heterogeneity of hepatitis B transmission in Tunisia: risk factors for infection and chronic carriage before the introduction of a universal vaccine program. Vaccine. 2010 Apr 26; 28(19):3301-7. PMID: 20226251.
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    17. Ben Salah A, Buffet PA, Morizot G, Ben Massoud N, Zâatour A, Ben Alaya N, Haj Hamida NB, El Ahmadi Z, Downs MT, Smith PL, Dellagi K, Grögl M. WR279,396, a third generation aminoglycoside ointment for the treatment of Leishmania major cutaneous leishmaniasis: a phase 2, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009; 3(5):e432. PMID: 19415122; PMCID: PMC2673687.
    18. Ben Salah A, Louzir H, Chlif S, Mokni M, Zaatour A, Raouene M, Ismail RB, Dellagi K. The predictive validity of naturally acquired delayed-type hypersensitivity to leishmanin in resistance to Leishmania major-associated cutaneous leishmaniasis. J Infect Dis. 2005 Dec 01; 192(11):1981-7. PMID: 16267771.
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    19. Bousoffara T, Louzir H, Ben Salah A, Dellagi K. Analysis of granzyme B activity as a surrogate marker of Leishmania-specific cell-mediated cytotoxicity in zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis. J Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 01; 189(7):1265-73. PMID: 15031796.
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    20. Maalej IA, Chenik M, Louzir H, Ben Salah A, Bahloul C, Amri F, Dellagi K. Comparative evaluation of ELISAs based on ten recombinant or purified Leishmania antigens for the serodiagnosis of Mediterranean visceral leishmaniasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Mar; 68(3):312-20. PMID: 12685637.
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    21. Njah M, Baccouche S, Saidi H, Ben Salah A. [Intrauterine devices and health services use]. Tunis Med. 2002 Nov; 80(11):670-5. PMID: 12664515.
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    22. Kébaïer C, Louzir H, Chenik M, Ben Salah A, Dellagi K. Heterogeneity of wild Leishmania major isolates in experimental murine pathogenicity and specific immune response. Infect Immun. 2001 Aug; 69(8):4906-15. PMID: 11447167; PMCID: PMC98581.
    23. Meddeb-Garnaoui A, Gritli S, Garbouj S, Ben Fadhel M, El Kares R, Mansour L, Kaabi B, Chouchane L, Ben Salah A, Dellagi K. Association analysis of HLA-class II and class III gene polymorphisms in the susceptibility to mediterranean visceral leishmaniasis. Hum Immunol. 2001 May; 62(5):509-17. PMID: 11334675.
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    24. Ben Alaya Bouafif N, Ben Salah A, Louzir H, Zaâtour A, Bel Haj Hamida N, Mighri F, Gharbi A, Gramiccia M, Gradoni L, Dellagi K, Ben Ismaïl R. [Concordance of leishmaniasis cutaneous tests in Tunisia]. Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis. 2001; 78(1-4):11-6. PMID: 14658234.
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    25. Ben Salah AB, Ben Ismail R, Amri F, Chlif S, Ben Rzig F, Kharrat H, Hadhri H, Hassouna M, Dellagi K. Investigation of the spread of human visceral leishmaniasis in central Tunisia. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Jul-Aug; 94(4):382-6. PMID: 11127239.
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    26. Sassi A, Louzir H, Ben Salah A, Mokni M, Ben Osman A, Dellagi K. Leishmanin skin test lymphoproliferative responses and cytokine production after symptomatic or asymptomatic Leishmania major infection in Tunisia. Clin Exp Immunol. 1999 Apr; 116(1):127-32. PMID: 10209516; PMCID: PMC1905205.
    27. Chahed MK, Ben Salah A, Louzir H, Marrakchi H, Zaatour A, Ftaïti A, Ben Chaabane B, Sidhom M, Dellagi K, Ben Ismail R. [Efficacy of intra-lesional glucantime in the treatment of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in basic health care conditions]. Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis. 1999 Jan-Apr; 76(1-4):13-8. PMID: 14666752.
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    28. Louzir H, Melby PC, Ben Salah A, Marrakchi H, Aoun K, Ben Ismail R, Dellagi K. Immunologic determinants of disease evolution in localized cutaneous leishmaniasis due to Leishmania major. J Infect Dis. 1998 Jun; 177(6):1687-95. PMID: 9607850.
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    29. Ben Salah A, Zakraoui H, Zaatour A, Ftaiti A, Zaafouri B, Garraoui A, Olliaro PL, Dellagi K, Ben Ismail R. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial in Tunisia treating cutaneous leishmaniasis with paromomycin ointment. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1995 Aug; 53(2):162-6. PMID: 7677218.
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    30. Ben Salah A, Smaoui H, Mbarki L, Anderson RM, Ben Ismaïl R. [Development of a mathematic model of the dynamics of the transmission of canine leishmaniasis]. Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis. 1994 Jul-Oct; 71(3-4):431-8. PMID: 8801838.
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