Publications (past 5 years)



Krida G, Rhim A, Daaboub J, Failloux AB, Bouattour A.New evidence for the potential role of Culex pipiens mosquitoes in the transmission cycle of West Nile virus in Tunisia. Med Vet Entomol. 2015 Jan 14.


Carissimo G, Pondeville E, McFarlane M, Dietrich I, Mitri C, Bischoff E, Antoniewski C, Bourgouin C, Failloux AB, Kohl A, Vernick KD. Antiviral immunity of Anopheles gambiae is highly compartmentalized, with distinct roles for RNA interference and gut microbiota. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Jan 13;112(2):E176-85.


Dieme C, Yssouf A, Vega-Rúa A, Berenger JM, Failloux AB, Raoult D, Parola P, Almeras L. Accurate identification of Culicidae at aquatic developmental stages by MALDI-TOF MS profiling. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Dec 2;7(1):544.


Coffey LL, Failloux AB, Weaver SC. Chikungunya virus-vector interactions. Viruses. 2014 Nov 24;6(11):4628-63


Jupille H, Vega-Rua A, Rougeon F, Failloux AB. Arboviruses: variations on an ancient theme. Future Virology Volume: 9 Issue: 8 Pages: 733-751.




Kreher F, Tamietti C, Gommet C, Guillemot L, Ermonval M, Failloux AB, Panthier JJ, Bouloy M, Flamand M. The Rift Valley fever accessory proteins NSm and P78/NSm-G(N) are distinct determinants of virus propagation in vertebrate and invertebrate hosts . Emerging microbes & Infections, Volume: 3 Article Number: e71.


Zouache K, Fontaine A, Vega-Rua A, Mousson L, Thiberge JM, Lourenco-De-Oliveira R, Caro V, Lambrechts L, Failloux AB. Three-way interactions between mosquito population, viral strain and temperature underlying chikungunya virus transmission potential. Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Oct 7;281(1792).


McFarlane M, Arias-Goeta C, Martin E, O'Hara Z, Lulla A, Mousson L, Rainey SM, Misbah S, Schnettler E, Donald CL, Merits A, Kohl A, Failloux AB. Characterization of Aedes aegypti innate-immune pathways that limit Chikungunya virus replication. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jul 24;8(7):e2994.


Stapleford KA, Coffey LL, Lay S, Bordería AV, Duong V, Isakov O, Rozen-Gagnon K, Arias-Goeta C, Blanc H, Beaucourt S, Haliloğlu T, Schmitt C, Bonne I, Ben-Tal N, Shomron N, Failloux AB, Buchy P, Vignuzzi M. Emergence and transmission of arbovirus evolutionary intermediates with epidemic potential. Cell Host Microbe. 2014 Jun 11;15(6):706-16.


Arias-Goeta C, Moutailler S, Mousson L, Zouache K, Thiberge JM, Caro V, Rougeon F, Failloux AB, 2014. Chikungunya virus adaptation to a mosquito vector correlates with only few point mutations in the viral envelope glycoprotein. Infect Genet Evol 2014; 24C:116-126.


Vega-Rúa A, Zouache K, Girod R, Failloux AB, Lourenço-de-Oliveira R. High level of vector competence of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from ten American countries as a crucial factor in the spread of Chikungunya virus. J Virol. 2014 Jun;88(11):6294-306.


Rozen-Gagnon K, Stapleford KA, Mongelli V, Blanc H, Failloux AB, Saleh MC, Vignuzzi M, 2014. Alphavirus mutator variants present host-specific defects and attenuation in mammalian and insect models. PLoS Pathog 2014 Jan; 10(1): e1003877.




Lourenço-de-Oliveira R, Vega-Rua A, Vezzani D, Willat G, Vazeille M, Mousson L, Failloux AB, 2013. Aedes aegypti from temperate regions of South America are highly competent to transmit dengue virus. BMC Infect Dis 2013 13(1):610.


Balenghien T, Cardinale E, Chevalier V, Elissa N, Failloux AB, Jean Jose Nipomichene TN, Nicolas G, Rakotoharinome VM, Roger M, Zumbo B, 2013. Towards a better understanding of Rift Valley fever epidemiology in the south-west of the Indian Ocean. Vet Res 44:78.


Blagrove MS, Arias-Goeta C, Di Genua C, Failloux AB, A Wolbachia wMel transinfection in Aedes albopictus is not detrimental to host fitness and inhibits chikungunya Virus.PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(3):e2152. Sinkins SP, 2013.


Vega-Rua A, Zouache K, Caro V, Diancourt L, Delaunay P, Grandadam M, Failloux A-B, 2013. High efficiency of temperate Aedes albopictus to transmit chikungunya and dengue viruses in the southeast of France. PLoS One 8(3):e59746.


Arias-Goeta C, Mousson L, Rougeon F, Failloux AB, 2013. Dissemination and transmission of the E1-226V variant of chikungunya virus in Aedes albopictus are controlled at the midgut barrier level. PLoS One 8(2):e57548.


Vazeille M, Yébakima A, Lourenço-de-Oliveira R, Andriamahefazafy B, Correira A, Monteiro Rodrigues J, Veiga A, Moreira A, Leparc-Goffart I, Grandadam M and Failloux AB, 2013. Oral Receptivity of Aedes aegypti from Cape Verde for Yellow Fever, Dengue, and Chikungunya Viruses. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13(1):37-40.




Lambrechts L, Failloux AB, 2012. Vector biology prospects in dengue research. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 107(8):1080-2.


Haddad N, Mousson L, Vazeille M, Chamat S, Tayeh J, Osta MA, Failloux AB, 2012. Aedes albopictus BMC Infect Dis 12:300. in Lebanon, a potential risk of arboviruses outbreak.


Mousson L, Zouache K, Arias-Goeta C, Raquin V, Mavingui P, Failloux AB, 2012. The Native Wolbachia Symbionts Limit Transmission of Dengue Virus in Aedes albopictus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(12):e1989.


Szemiel AM, Failloux AB, Elliott RM, 2012. Role of Bunyamwera Orthobunyavirus NSs protein in infection of mosquito cells. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 6(9):e1823.


Dupont-Rouzeyrol M, Caro V, Guillaumot L, Vazeille M, D'Ortenzio E, Thiberge JM, Baroux N, Gourinat AC, Grandadam M, Failloux AB, 2012.Chikungunya virus and the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti in New Caledonia (South Pacific Region).Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12(12):1036-41.


Amraoui F, Tijane M, Sarih Mand Failloux AB 2012. Molecular evidence of Culex pipiens form molestus and hybrids pipiens/molestus in Morocco, North Africa. Parasites & Vectors5(1):83.


Amraoui F, Krida G, Bouattour A, Rhim A, Daaboub J, Harrat Z, Boubidi SC, Tijane M, Sarih M, Failloux AB, 2012. Culex pipiens PLoS One 7(5):e36757. , an experimental efficient vector of West Nile and Rift Valley fever viruses in the Maghreb region.


Zouache K, Michelland RJ, Failloux AB, Grundmann GL and Mavingui P, 2012. Chikungunya virus impacts the diversity of symbiotic bacteria in mosquito vector. Molecular Ecology 21(9):2297-309.


Raharimalala FN, Ravaomanarivo LH, Ravelonandro P, Rafarasoa LS, Zouache K, Tran-Van V, Mousson L, Failloux AB, Hellard E, Moro CV, Ralisoa BO and Mavingui P, 2012. Biogeography of the two major arbovirus mosquito vectors, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera, Culicidae), in Madagascar. Parasites & Vectors 5(1): 56.


Blagrove MS, Arias-Goeta C, Failloux AB, Sinkins SP, 2012. Wolbachia strain wMel induces cytoplasmic incompatibility and blocks dengue transmission in Aedes albopictus. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 109(1):255-260.




PPAV Working Groups, 2011. Personal protection against biting insects and ticks. Parasite 18(1):93-111.


Grandadam M, Caro V, Plumet S, Thiberge JM, Souarès Y, Failloux AB, Tolou HJ, Budelot M, Cosserat D, Leparc-Goffart I, Desprès P,2011. Chikungunya virus, southeastern France.Emerging Infectious Diseases 17(5): 910-913.


Moutailler S, Roche B, Thiberge JM, Caro V, Rougeon F, Failloux AB, Host alternation is necessary to maintain the genome stability of rift valley fever virus. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 5(5): e1156.2011.


Krida G, Diancourt L, Bouattour A, Rhim A, Chermiti B, Failloux AB, 2011. [Assessment of the risk of introduction to Tunisia of the Rift Valley fever virus by the mosquito Culex pipiens]. Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique 104(4): 250-259 (French).

Urdaneta-Marquez L, Failloux AB, 2011. Population genetic structure of Aedes aegypti, the principal vector of dengue viruses. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 11(2): 253-261.




Girod R, Gaborit P, Marrama L, Etienne M, Ramdini C, Rakotoarivony I, Dollin C, Carinci R, Issaly J, Dusfour I, Gustave J, Yp-Tcha MM, Yébakima A, Failloux AB and Vazeille M, 2010. High susceptibility to Chikungunya virus of Aedes aegypti from the French West Indies and French Guiana. Tropical Medicine and International Health 16(1): 134-139.


Moutailler S, Krida G, Madec Y, Bouloy M and Failloux AB, 2010. Replication of Clone 13, a naturally attenuated avirulent isolate of Rift Valley fever virus, in Aedes and Culex mosquitoes. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 10(7): 681-688.


Vazeille M, Mousson L, Martin E, and Failloux AB, 2010. Orally co-Infected Aedes albopictus from La Reunion Island, Indian Ocean, can deliver both dengue and chikungunya infectious viral particles in their saliva. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 4(6): e706.


Martin E, Moutailler S, Madec Y, Failloux AB, 2010. Differential responses of the mosquito Aedes albopictus from the Indian Ocean region to two chikungunya isolates.BMC Ecology 10: 8.


Mousson L, Martin E, Zouache K, Madec Y, Mavingui Pand Failloux AB, 2010. Wolbachia Molecular Ecology 19(9): 1953-1964. modulates Chikungunya replication in Aedes albopictus.


Talbalaghi A, Moutailler S, Vazeille M and Failloux AB, 2010. Are Aedes albopictus or other mosquito species from northern Italy competent to sustain new arboviral outbreaks?Medical and Veterinary Entomology 24: 83-87.

Updated on 03/03/2015