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  Ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of zoonotic and vector-borne infectious diseases in French Guiana: Transdisciplinarity does matter to tackle new emerging threats

de Thoisy, B., Duron, O., Epelboin, L., Musset, L., Quénel, P., Roche, B., et al. (2021). Ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of zoonotic and vector-borne infectious diseases in French Guiana: Transdisciplinarity does matter to tackle new emerging threats. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 93: 104916. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2021.104916.

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de Thoisy, Benoît, Author
Duron, Olivier, Author
Epelboin, Loïc, Author
Musset, Lise, Author
Quénel, Philippe, Author
Roche, Benjamin, Author
Binetruy, Florian, Author
Briolant, Sébastien, Author
Carvalho, Luisiane, Author
Chavy, Agathe, Author
Couppié, Pierre, Author
Demar, Magalie, Author
Douine, Maylis, Author
Dusfour, Isabelle, Author
Epelboin, Yanouk, Author
Flamand, Claude, Author
Franc, Alain, Author
Ginouvès, Marine, Author
Gourbière, Sébastien, Author
Houël, Emeline, Author
Kocher, Arthur1, Author           Lavergne, Anne, AuthorLe Turnier, Paul, AuthorMathieu, Luana, AuthorMurienne, Jérôme, AuthorNacher, Mathieu, AuthorPelleau, Stéphane, AuthorPrévot, Ghislaine, AuthorRousset, Dominique, AuthorRoux, Emmanuel, AuthorSchaub, Roxane, AuthorTalaga, Stanislas, AuthorThill, Pauline, AuthorTirera, Sourakhata, AuthorGuégan, Jean-François, Author more..
1tide, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Max Planck Society, ou_2591691              


Free keywords: French Guiana, Global change, Anthropogenic pressures, Emerging and reemerging infectious diseases, Epidemiologic transition
 Abstract: French Guiana is a European ultraperipheric region located on the northern Atlantic coast of South America. It constitutes an important forested region for biological conservation in the Neotropics. Although very sparsely populated, with its inhabitants mainly concentrated on the Atlantic coastal strip and along the two main rivers, it is marked by the presence and development of old and new epidemic disease outbreaks, both research and health priorities. In this review paper, we synthetize 15 years of multidisciplinary and integrative research at the interface between wildlife, ecosystem modification, human activities and sociodemographic development, and human health. This study reveals a complex epidemiological landscape marked by important transitional changes, facilitated by increased interconnections between wildlife, land-use change and human occupation and activity, human and trade transportation, demography with substantial immigration, and identified vector and parasite pharmacological resistance. Among other French Guianese characteristics, we demonstrate herein the existence of more complex multi-host disease life cycles than previously described for several disease systems in Central and South America, which clearly indicates that today the greater promiscuity between wildlife and humans due to demographic and economic pressures may offer novel settings for microbes and their hosts to circulate and spread. French Guiana is a microcosm that crystallizes all the current global environmental, demographic and socioeconomic change conditions, which may favor the development of ancient and future infectious diseases.


Language(s): eng - English
 Dates: 2021-05-152021-09
 Publication Status: Published in print
 Pages: -
 Publishing info: -
 Table of Contents: 1. Introduction
2. New tools for exploration of pathogen distribution and occurrence
3. Modeling infectious diseases in French Guiana: spatial and temporal predictions of zoonotic and vector-borne diseases, and risk assessment
4. Short- and medium-term climate patterns drive disease dynamics in French Guiana
5. Animal species communities and zoonotic and vector-borne diseases in French Guiana
6. Extractive activities, edge effects: at-risks situations
7. Resistance in the Amazonian context: specific adaptive responses of parasites and vectors under high selective pressure
8. Role of international travel, population movements, and immigration in the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases
9. Discussion
10. Conclusion
 Rev. Type: Peer
 Identifiers: DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2021.104916
Other: shh2961
 Degree: -



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Title: Infection, Genetics and Evolution
  Abbreviation : Infect Genet Evol
Source Genre: Journal
Publ. Info: Amsterdam : Elsevier Science
Pages: - Volume / Issue: 93 Sequence Number: 104916 Start / End Page: - Identifier: ISSN: 1567-7257
CoNE: https://pure.mpg.de/cone/journals/resource/1567-7257