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Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid in food

increase in serum total cholesterol in adults, and the decrease in antibody response at vaccination in children were identified as the critical effects. For PFOA, the increase in serum total cholesterol was ...

Sera from different age cohorts in Belgium show limited cross-neutralisation between the mumps vaccine and outbreak strains

Steven Van Gucht Source: Clinical Microbiology and Infection (2018) Abstract: OBJECTIVES: Mumps used to affect children between two and 15 years old. The MMR (mumps-measles-rubella) vaccine is available ...

Haemolytic uremic syndrome surveillance in children less than 15 years in Belgium, 2009-2015.

microbiological and epidemiological data were collected by a questionnaire. National hospital discharge data with ICD-9 code 283.11 were used to calculate the incidence of HUS in children < 15 years. Results: ...

Annual report Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry 2016

mean percentage of predicted FEV1. Among the F508 del homozygous patients, 38.0% of the children and 5.1% of the adults had FEV1 ≥ 90.0% of predicted in 1998 compared to 52.9% and 7.0% in 2010 and 53.7% ...

The effect of enteral tube feeding in cystic fibrosis: A registry based study.

original curve before the decline, but remained below the controls. Starting ETF had no effect on rate of height gain in children. The pre-index FEV1 decline (-1.52%/year (p = 0.002)) stabilized to ...

Childhood leukaemia near nuclear sites in Belgium, 2002–2008

reactors radioactive pollutants Statistical analysis Abstract: This paper describes an ecological study investigating whether there is an excess incidence of acute leukaemia among children aged 0-14 years ...

Intake of Fat-Soluble Vitamins in the Belgian Population: Adequacy and Contribution of Foods, Fortified Foods and Supplements.

vitamin D. The prevalence of inadequate intake of vitamin A was lowest in children aged 3-6 (6-7%) and highest in adolescents (girls, 26%; boys, 34-37%). Except for women aged 60-64 years, more than 95% of ...

Pertussis diagnosis in Belgium: results of the National Reference Centre for Bordetella anno 2015.

were from infants and children below the age of five, serum samples were distributed among all age categories. A total of 394 (9·6%) cases was diagnosed as positive for Bordetella pertussis by qPCR and ...

Effect of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis on FEV1 in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis: a European Cystic Fibrosis Society Patient Registry analysis.

aspergillosis (ABPA) on FEV1 percent predicted in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis. DESIGN: Longitudinal data analysis (2008-2010). SETTING: Patients participating in the European Cystic Fibrosis ...

Dietary exposure to pyrrolizidine alkaloids in young children and adults from the Belgian population (PASFOOD)

Brussels, Belgium, p.NA (2017) Accession Number: D/2018/14.440/32 Keywords: adults Belgium CHILDREN Diet exposure Pyrrolizidine alkaloids Abstract: PASFOOD ’s first objective was to report occurrence levels ...

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