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Human psittacosis: a review with emphasis on surveillance in Belgium.

psittacosis in humans, mainly in persons in contact with birds in either the setting of occupational or companion bird exposure. Infection is associated with a range of clinical manifestations from asymptomatic ...

Combining primary care surveillance and a meta-analysis to estimate the incidence of the clinical manifestations of Lyme borreliosis in Belgium, 2015–2017

Lernout Source: Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, Volume 10, Issue 3 (2019) Keywords: Belgium Clinical manifestations Erythema migrans incidence Lyme borreliosis systematic review Abstract: Lyme borreliosis ...

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

Abstract: Background: The Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) is the most severe manifestation of infection with Shiga toxin-producing (STEC). In Belgium, the surveillance of paediatric HUS cases is conducted by ...

Hepatitis E virus serology and PCR: does the methodology matter?

emerging pathogen in the developed world. As the clinical manifestations and routine laboratory parameters are often nonspecific, accurate diagnostic tests are crucial. In the current study, the performance ...

The HUMTICK study: protocol for a prospective cohort study on post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome and the disease and cost burden of Lyme borreliosis in Belgium.

However, accurate data on the disease and monetary burden for the different clinical manifestations are lacking. Despite recommended antibiotic treatment, a proportion of Lyme patients report persisting ...

About three cases of ulceroglandular tularemia, is this the re-emergence of Francisella tularensis in Belgium?

can be transmitted by several ways to human being and cause different clinical manifestations. We report three clinical cases of tularemia with ulceroglandular presentation in young males acquired ...

Outbreak of leptospirosis during a scout camp in the Luxembourg Belgian province, Belgium, summer 2012.

camps near the Semois river. Among the symptomatic patient population (ten scouts), clinical manifestations included headache (70%), myalgia (50%), fever (50%), bilateral conjunctival injection (50%), ...

Virulence comparison and quantification of horizontal bovine viral diarrhoea virus transmission following experimental infection in calves.

Additionally, the severe clinical symptoms observed in the field with these isolates could not be reproduced during these experiments, suggesting that other factors besides strain virulence influence the clinical ...

Occurrence of putative virulence genes in arcobacter species isolated from humans and animals.

similar clinical manifestations, the presence of nine putative Campylobacter virulence genes (cadF, ciaB, cj1349, hecA, hecB, irgA, mviN, pldA, and tlyA) previously identified in the recent Arcobacter ...

Susceptibility of pigeons to clade 1 and 2.2 high pathogenicity avian influenza H5N1 virus.

collected, and sera were tested using hemagglutination inhibition (HI) test and blocking enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (bELISA). During the observation period all pigeons remained clinically healthy, and ...

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