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Diagnosis, prevention and control of urinary tract infections: a survey of routine practices in Belgian nursing homes

without surveillance, respectively (P < 0.001). Discussion: This survey identified key areas for improving the diagnosis and prevention of UTI s, such as education and training regarding the basics of ...

Food Chemistry, Function and AnalysisDNA Techniques to Verify Food Authenticity CHAPTER 8. GMO Detection and Identification Using Next-generation Sequencing

The application of these NGS approaches to biotech organisms created by genome editing techniques, which are currently not included in the scope of European Union (EU) legislation, is also discussed ...

End-of-life communication in advanced cancer: international trends (2009-2014).

a standardised form, GP s registered all deceased adult patients in their practice and reported for five end-of-life care topics whether they had been discussed with the patient. Non-sudden cancer deaths were ...

Modelling for Taenia solium control strategies beyond 2020

mathematical modelling approaches. In this paper, we outline developments in T. solium control and in particular the use of modelling to help achieve post-2020 targets for control of T. solium. We discuss the ...

Antibiotic consumption in Belgian acute care hospitals: analysis of the surveillance methodology, consumption evolution 2003 to 2016 and future perspectives.

methodologies for antibiotic consumption surveillance, investigate the 14-year evolution of antibiotic consumption in Belgian acute care hospitals and discuss future perspectives.Methods: We compared ...

Opinion: Airtightness for Decontamination by Fumigation of High-Containment Laboratories

airtightness. Starting from a previous study in which we measured the airtightness in 4 BSL-3 laboratories with blower-door tests, we discuss the connection between airtightness and a successful decontamination ...

Prevalence of in humans in Belgium for the period 2013-2016.

Clinical Laboratory of the Queen Astrid Military Hospital in Brussels, Belgium. In this article, we discuss diagnostic test results as well as recent clinical and demographic characteristics of patients ...

Estimates of the 2015 global and regional disease burden from four foodborne metals- arsenic, cadmium, lead and methylmercury

discusses them in the context of the World Health Organization’s initiative to estimate the global burden of foodborne disease. The results indicate that in 2015, ingestion of arsenic, methylmercury, lead, ...

Genotoxic evaluation of the liquids present in electronic cigarettes

vitro or in vivo data (i.e. Ice Ice Baby, Candy Shop) were studied in the Ames test and the in vitro micronucleus test. [Results and discussion]   Based on the predictions obtained with the in silico ...

Physicochemical Characterisation of the E171 Food Additive

issue of debate in the European Union. A detailed physicochemical characterization of the E171 particles can objectify the discussions and is essential in the context of risk analysis. This work focuses ...

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