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Nursing home residents with suspected urinary tract infections: a diagnostic accuracy study

diagnosis based solely on clinical criteria is to be expected in older persons as they often present infections in an atypical way. A study was set up to assess the diagnostic value of signs/symptoms and ...

Reliability of Morphological and PCR Methods for the Official Diagnosis of Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae): A European Inter-Laboratory Comparison.

Source: Insects, Volume 13, Issue 1 (2021) Keywords: Aethina tumida Diagnosis honey bee inter-laboratory comparison Morphology Real-time PCR Small Hive Beetle Abstract: The Small Hive Beetle (Murray, 1867) ...

Retrospective evaluation of routine whole genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis at the Belgian National Reference Center, 2019.

introduction of this test into the routine workflow of laboratories performing tuberculosis diagnosis. Manuscript versions:  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1080/17843286.2021.1999588 File:  Version:  Published Full ...

Long-Term Pollen Monitoring in the Benelux: Evaluation of Allergenic Pollen Levels and Temporal Variations of Pollen Seasons

diagnosis due to overlapping pollen seasons and the emergence of new symptoms due allergens that were weak at first. Manuscript versions:  DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/falgy.2021.676176 File:  Version:  ...

Frequency of Participation in External Quality Assessment Programs Focused on Rare Diseases: Belgian Guidelines for Human Genetics Centers.

analyzed 90 EQA schemes offered by accredited providers and focused on analyses used for the diagnosis of rare diseases. On that basis, the experts developed practical recommendations about the minimal ...

Infective endocarditis caused by on a prosthetic pulmonary valve with false positive serology for- The first described case.

corresponding with the diagnostic criteria for Q fever endocarditis. However, this diagnosis could not be confirmed by the National Reference Center, making it the first reported case of a false positive serology ...

Detection of Clinical and Subclinical Lumpy Skin Disease Using Ear Notch Testing and Skin Biopsies.

Source: Microorganisms, Volume 9, Issue 10 (2021) Abstract: Lumpy skin disease (LSD) diagnosis is primarily based on clinical surveillance complemented by PCR of lesion crusts or nodule biopsies. Since LSD ...

Monitoring of human coronaviruses in Belgian primary care and hospitals, 2015-20: a surveillance study.

when in medical care and in possible future vaccination strategies, and co-infections in children younger than 5 years should be considered during diagnosis and treatment. Our findings support the use of ...

Evaluation of an Antibody Detecting Point of Care Test for Diagnosis of Taenia solium Cysticercosis in a Zambian Rural Community: A Prospective Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Chishimba, Mubanga; Van Damme, Inge; Trevisan, Chiara; Schmidt, Veronika; Phiri, Isaac; Gideon, Zulu; John, Noh; Sukwan, Handali; Richard, Mambo; Mwelwa, Chembensofu; Maxwell, Masuku; Dries, Reyn ...

Quality of Life in People Living With HIV: An Exploratory Cross-Sectional Survey in Belgium

on life satisfaction and 41% a negative impact on sexual life. For several domains, people with a recent diagnosis of HIV and long-term survivors had significantly worse scores. This survey also ...

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