First name: Eric
  Last name: D'Ortenzio
  Function: Scientific Coordinator - PREVAC Project
  Position: MD, MPH
  Email: eric.dortenzio

Research interest

Emerging Infectious Diseases (Ebola, Zika, Chikungunya, Influenza...) ; Tropical Diseases

List of the main publications

D'Ortenzio E, Matheron S, Yazdanpanah Y, de Lamballerie X, Hubert B, Piorkowski G, Maquart M, Descamps D, Damond F, Leparc-Goffart I
Evidence of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus.
The New England Journal of Medicine 2016, 374, 2195-2198.

Matheron S, d'Ortenzio E, Leparc-Goffart I, Hubert B, de Lamballerie X, Yazdanpanah Y
Long-Lasting Persistence of Zika Virus in Semen.
Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2016, 63, 1264.

Exhaustive list of publications


McLean C, Barry H, Kieh M, Anywaine Z, Tapima Rogers B, Doumbia S, Sirima SB, Serry-Bangura A, Habib Beavogui A, Gaddah A, Katwere M, Hendriks J, Keshinro B, Eholie S, Kibuuka H, Kennedy SB, Anzala O, Samai M, D'Ortenzio E, Leigh B, Sow S, Thiébaut R, Greenwood B, Watson-Jones D, Douoguih M, Luhn K, Robinson C
Immune response of a two-dose heterologous Ebola vaccine regimen: summary of three African clinical trials using a single validated Filovirus Animal Nonclinical Group enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in a single accredited laboratory.
EBioMedicine 2023, 91, 104562.


Deplanque D, Cviklinski S, Bardou M, Ader F, Blanchard H, Barthélémy P, David I, D'Ortenzio E, Espérou H, Launay O, Lazarevic M, Lechat P, Lethiec F, Levy Y, Pérol D, Rage V, Roustit M, Thabut G
Health crisis: What opportunities for clinical drug research?.
Therapie 2022, 77, 59-67.

PREVAC Study Team, Kieh M, Richert L, Beavogui AH, Grund B, Leigh B, D'Ortenzio E, Doumbia S, Lhomme E, Sow S, Vatrinet R, Roy C, Kennedy SB, Faye S, Lees S, Millimouno NP, Camara AM, Samai M, Deen GF, Doumbia M, Espérou H, Pierson J, Watson-Jones D, Diallo A, Wentworth D, McLean C, Simon J, Wiedemann A, Dighero-Kemp B, Hensley L, Lane HC, Levy Y, Piot P, Greenwood B, Chêne G, Neaton J, Yazdanpanah Y
Randomized Trial of Vaccines for Zaire Ebola Virus Disease.
The New England Journal of Medicine 2022, 387, 2411-2424.


Lacarra B, Mellon G, Ortega Perez I, D'Ortenzio E, Lescure FX
Bridging the gap between scientific discovery and clinical application during the COVID-19 epoch.
Infectious Diseases Now 2021, 51, 581-582.

Telford E, Ortega-Perez I, Mellon G, Lacarra B, Adjadj E, Madelaine C, D'Ortenzio E, Yazdanpanah Y
Chronicles of a pandemic: how France coordinated the scientific research response to COVID-19.
Infectious Diseases Now 2021, S2666-9919(21)00487-5.

Badio M, Lhomme E, Kieh M, Beavogui AH, Kennedy SB, Doumbia S, Leigh B, Sow SO, Diallo A, Fusco D, Kirchoff M, Termote M, Vatrinet R, Wentworth D, Esperou H, Lane HC, Pierson J, Watson-Jones D, Roy C, D'Ortenzio E, Greenwood B, Chêne G, Richert L, Neaton JD, Yazdanpanah Y, PREVAC study team
Partnership for Research on Ebola VACcination (PREVAC): protocol of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 clinical trial evaluating three vaccine strategies against Ebola in healthy volunteers in four West African countries.
Trials 2021, 22, 86.


Gilbert M, Pullano G, Pinotti F, Valdano E, Poletto C, Boëlle PY, D'Ortenzio E, Yazdanpanah Y, Eholie SP, Altmann M, Gutierrez B, Kraemer MUG, Colizza V
Preparedness and vulnerability of African countries against importations of COVID-19: a modelling study.
The Lancet 2020, 395, 871-877.

Vallès X, Stenseth NC, Demeure C, Horby P, Mead PS, Cabanillas O, Ratsitorahina M, Rajerison M, Andrianaivoarimanana V, Ramasindrazana B, Pizarro-Cerda J, Scholz HC, Girod R, Hinnebusch BJ, Vigan-Womas I, Fontanet A, Wagner DM, Telfer S, Yazdanpanah Y, Tortosa P, Carrara G, Deuve J, Belmain SR, D’Ortenzio E, Baril L, Yang R
Human plague: An old scourge that needs new answers.
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2020, 14, e0008251.


Delaigue S, Signolet I, Consigny PH, de Gentile L, D'Ortenzio E, Gautret P, Sorge F, Strady C, Bouchaud O
New guidelines for the prevention of imported malaria in France.
Medecine Et Maladies Infectieuses 2019

Baril L, Vallès X, Stenseth NC, Rajerison M, Ratsitorahina M, Pizarro-Cerdá J, Demeure C, Belmain S, Scholz H, Girod R, Hinnebusch J, Vigan-Womas I, Bertherat E, Fontanet A, Yazadanpanah Y, Carrara G, Deuve J, D'ortenzio E, Angulo JOC, Mead P, Horby PW
Can we make human plague history? A call to action.
BMJ Global Health 2019, 4, e001984.

the PREVAC study team, Lhomme E, Modet C, Augier A, Faye S, Dabakuyo-Yonli TS, Levy-Marchal C, D’Ortenzio E, Yazdanpanah Y, Chêne G, Beavogui AH, Richert L
Enrolling study personnel in Ebola vaccine trials: from guidelines to practice in a non-epidemic context.
Trials 2019, 20,


D'Ortenzio E, Lemaître N, Brouat C, Loubet P, Sebbane F, Rajerison M, Baril L, Yazdanpanah Y
Plague: Bridging gaps towards better disease control.
Medecine Et Maladies Infectieuses 2018, 48, 307-317.


Peiffer-Smadja N, Ouedraogo R, D'Ortenzio E, Cissé PN, Zeggani Z, Beavogui AH, Faye SL, Le Marcis F, Yazdanpanah Y, Nguyen VK
Vaccination and blood sampling acceptability during Ramadan fasting month: A cross-sectional study in Conakry, Guinea.
Vaccine 2017, 35, 2569-2574.

Guerrier G, Lefèvre P, Chouvin C, D'Ortenzio E
Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction Among Patients with Leptospirosis: Incidence and Risk Factors.
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2017, 96, 791-794.


Picone O, Vauloup-Fellous C, D'Ortenzio E, Huissoud C, Carles G, Benachi A, Faye A, Luton D, Paty MC, Ayoubi JM, Yazdanpanah Y, Mandelbrot L, Matheron S
[Zika virus infection during pregnancy].
Journal De Gynecologie, Obstetrique Et Biologie De La Reproduction 2016, 45, 415-423.

D'Ortenzio E, Matheron S, Yazdanpanah Y, de Lamballerie X, Hubert B, Piorkowski G, Maquart M, Descamps D, Damond F, Leparc-Goffart I
Evidence of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus.
The New England Journal of Medicine 2016, 374, 2195-2198.

Matheron S, d'Ortenzio E, Leparc-Goffart I, Hubert B, de Lamballerie X, Yazdanpanah Y
Long-Lasting Persistence of Zika Virus in Semen.
Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2016, 63, 1264.

Sokal A, D'Ortenzio E, Houhou-Fidouh N, Brichler S, Dorchies J, Cabras O, Leparc-Goffart I, Yazdanpanah Y, Matheron S
Zika virus infection: report of the first imported cases in a Paris travel centre.
Journal of Travel Medicine 2016, 24,

Sissoko D, Laouenan C, Folkesson E, M'Lebing AB, Beavogui AH, Baize S, Camara AM, Maes P, Shepherd S, Danel C, Carazo S, Conde MN, Gala JL, Colin G, Savini H, Bore JA, Le Marcis F, Koundouno FR, Petitjean F, Lamah MC, Diederich S, Tounkara A, Poelart G, Berbain E, Dindart JM, Duraffour S, Lefevre A, Leno T, Peyrouset O, Irenge L, Bangoura N, Palich R, Hinzmann J, Kraus A, Barry TS, Berette S, Bongono A, Camara MS, Chanfreau Munoz V, Doumbouya L, Souley Harouna n, Kighoma PM, Koundouno FR, Réné Lolamou n, Loua CM, Massala V, Moumouni K, Provost C, Samake N, Sekou C, Soumah A, Arnould I, Komano MS, Gustin L, Berutto C, Camara D, Camara FS, Colpaert J, Delamou L, Jansson L, Kourouma E, Loua M, Malme K, Manfrin E, Maomou A, Milinouno A, Ombelet S, Sidiboun AY, Verreckt I, Yombouno P, Bocquin A, Carbonnelle C, Carmoi T, Frange P, Mely S, Nguyen VK, Pannetier D, Taburet AM, Treluyer JM, Kolie J, Moh R, Gonzalez MC, Kuisma E, Liedigk B, Ngabo D, Rudolf M, Thom R, Kerber R, Gabriel M, Di Caro A, Wölfel R, Badir J, Bentahir M, Deccache Y, Dumont C, Durant JF, El Bakkouri K, Gasasira Uwamahoro M, Smits B, Toufik N, Van Cauwenberghe S, Ezzedine K, D'Ortenzio E, Dortenzio E, Pizarro L, Etienne A, Guedj J, Fizet A, Barte de Sainte Fare E, Murgue B, Tran-Minh T, Rapp C, Piguet P, Poncin M, Draguez B, Allaford Duverger T, Barbe S, Baret G, Defourny I, Carroll M, Raoul H, Augier A, Eholie SP, Yazdanpanah Y, Levy-Marchal C, Antierrens A, Van Herp M, Günther S, de Lamballerie X, Keïta S, Mentre F, Anglaret X, Malvy D, JIKI Study Group
Experimental Treatment with Favipiravir for Ebola Virus Disease (the JIKI Trial): A Historically Controlled, Single-Arm Proof-of-Concept Trial in Guinea.
PLoS medicine 2016, 13, e1001967.

Elanga Ndille E, Doucoure S, Poinsignon A, Mouchet F, Cornelie S, D'Ortenzio E, DeHecq JS, Remoue F
Human IgG Antibody Response to Aedes Nterm-34kDa Salivary Peptide, an Epidemiological Tool to Assess Vector Control in Chikungunya and Dengue Transmission Area.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2016, 10, e0005109.


Guerrier G, Sjögren L, Guerrier M, Bretonnière S, Letier T, Dancoisne A, Wirtz M, D'Ortenzio E
Scientific journalism in Africa to help fight global health emergencies.
Lancet (London, England) 2015, 386, 851.

Guerrier G, D'Ortenzio E
Teaching anthropology to medical students.
Lancet (London, England) 2015, 385, 603.

Ndawinz JDA, Cissé M, Diallo MSK, Sidibé CT, D'Ortenzio E
Prevention of HIV spread during the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.
Lancet (London, England) 2015, 385, 1393.


Guerrier G, D'Ortenzio E
Africa: Ebola virus control needs local buy-in.
Nature 2014, 513, 315.


Baroux N, Rouchon B, Huon B, Germain A, Meunier JM, D'Ortenzio E
High prevalence of rheumatic heart disease in schoolchildren detected by echocardiography screening in New Caledonia.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2013, 49, 109-114.

Gasse B, Baroux N, Rouchon B, Meunier JM, Frémicourt ID, D'Ortenzio E
Determinants of poor adherence to secondary antibiotic prophylaxis for rheumatic fever recurrence on Lifou, New Caledonia: a retrospective cohort study.
BMC public health 2013, 13, 131.

Tubiana S, Mikulski M, Becam J, Lacassin F, Lefèvre P, Gourinat AC, Goarant C, D'Ortenzio E
Risk factors and predictors of severe leptospirosis in New Caledonia.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2013, 7, e1991.

Goarant C, Bourhy P, D'Ortenzio E, Dartevelle S, Mauron C, Soupé-Gilbert ME, Bruyère-Ostells L, Gourinat AC, Picardeau M, Nato F, Chanteau S
Sensitivity and Specificity of a New Vertical Flow Rapid Diagnostic Test for the Serodiagnosis of Human Leptospirosis.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2013, 7, e2289.

Guerrier G, Hie P, Gourinat AC, Huguon E, Polfrit Y, Goarant C, D'Ortenzio E, Missotte I
Association between age and severity to leptospirosis in children.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2013, 7, e2436.

Guerrier G, D'Ortenzio E
The Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction in leptospirosis: a systematic review.
PloS One 2013, 8, e59266.


Renault P, Balleydier E, D'Ortenzio E, Bâville M, Filleul L
Epidemiology of Chikungunya infection on Reunion Island, Mayotte, and neighboring countries.
Medecine Et Maladies Infectieuses 2012, 42, 93-101.

Dupont-Rouzeyrol M, Caro V, Guillaumot L, Vazeille M, D'Ortenzio E, Thiberge JM, Baroux N, Gourinat AC, Grandadam M, Failloux AB
Chikungunya virus and the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti in New Caledonia (South Pacific Region).
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.) 2012, 12, 1036-1041.

Mermond S, Zurawski V, D'Ortenzio E, Driscoll AJ, DeLuca AN, Deloria-Knoll M, Moïsi JC, Murdoch DR, Missotte I, Besson-Leaud L, Chevalier C, Debarnot V, Feray F, Noireterre S, Duparc B, Fresnais F, O'Connor O, Dupont-Rouzeyrol M, Levine OS
Lower respiratory infections among hospitalized children in New Caledonia: a pilot study for the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health project.
Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2012, 54 Suppl 2, S180-189.