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Analysis of the short-term effect of pollen and spore exposure on allergy medication sales

in Belgium. Pollen is an important trigger but fungal spores might also influence the onset of symptoms. The purpose of this study was to assess the health impact of these aeroallergens based on their ...

Surveillance of bloodstream infections in Belgian hospitals ('SEP')-Annual report 2014, Surveillance data 2000-2014

definition 'a skin contaminant was isolated in at least 2 different blood cultures' was met). One episode out of 5 (21%) was acquired in the ICU. For half of the episodes, the time to onset was 13 ...

Laboratory-acquired infections in Belgium (2007-2012): an online survey

with or without the onset of symptoms following exposure to pathogenic organisms in a biological laboratory.According to the Belgian legislation on the protection of workers against biological agents at ...

The use of serosurveys following emergency vaccination, to recover the status of "foot-and-mouth disease free where vaccination is not practised".

emergency vaccination is used, such as dealing with large outbreaks in animal-dense regions and where the onset of vaccination has been delayed, post-vaccination serosurveys should be targeted and focus on ...

Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection in Belgium: Report 2014

contributing data the whole year was 1.65 episodes / 1000 admissions, the highest since 2009. The mean incidence of hospital acquired (HA) CDI (onset of symptoms > 2 days after admission in the declaring ...

Patterns and trends in human papillomavirus-related diseases in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Central Asia, rates are elevated in Kyrgyzstan (the highest rates across the regions), Kazakhstan and Armenia. In each of these countries, at least one woman in 50 develops cervical cancer before the age of ...

Clinical pattern characterization of cattle naturally infected by BTV-8.

monitored from the onset of clinical signs to describe the disease pattern and estimate the duration of blood RT-qPCR and competitiveELISA positivity under field conditions. On each visit, blood samples were ...

Experimental infection of juvenile domestic and Canada geese with two different clades of H5N1 high pathogenicity avian influenza virus.

necrosis. All of the tested organ samples collected between 3 and 8 days PI were found positive in rRT- PCR, but the highest concentration of RNA was found in the brain. The observed delayed onset of ...

CP7_E2alf oral vaccination confers partial protection against early classical swine fever virus challenge and interferes with pathogeny-related cytokine responses.

This work emphasizes the powerful potential of CP7_E2alf vaccine administered orally by a rapid onset of partial protection similar to that induced by the C-strain vaccine. Furthermore, our results ...

Nosocomial and non-nosocomial Clostridium difficile infections in hospitalised patients in Belgium: compulsory surveillance data from 2008 to 2010.

CDI) with onset of diarrhoea more than two days after hospital admission, with non-nosocomial cases (Nnc- CDI). The database included inpatients from 2008 to 2010. Of 8,351 cases reported by 150 ...

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