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NAuRA: Genomic Tool to Identify Staphylococcal Enterotoxins in Strains Responsible for FoodBorne Outbreaks.

variant diversity Abstract: Food contamination by staphylococcal enterotoxins (SE s) is responsible for many food poisoning outbreaks (FPO s) each year, and they represent the third leading cause of FPO ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses

Dominique Rousset; Steven Van Gucht *; Nancy Roosens * Source: International Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 92 (2020) Keywords: Chikungunya virus discrimination identification multiplex RT-qPCR Zika ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses.

areas raised worldwide a wave of concern. To treat patients in an early stage and prevent diffusion of the outbreak, an early diagnosis, and thus fast and adequate detection, is needed. To this aim, ...

Real-time prediction of influenza outbreaks in Belgium.

Epidemiology of infectious diseases Manuscript versions:  DOI:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31047830 Version:  Published Full text access:  Restricted Access Full text language:  English Category:  A1 ...

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

available with vaccine coverage rate of about 85% after two vaccine doses. Recently, new mumps outbreaks emerged in highly vaccinated populations and the causes for these new outbreaks are yet unknown. We ...

Rapid detection of tetracycline resistance in bovine Pasteurella multocida isolates by MALDI Biotyper antibiotic susceptibility test rapid assay (MBT-ASTRA).

disease facing cattle industry and leading indication for antimicrobial therapy. To rationalize antimicrobial use, avoiding imprudent use of highly and critically important antimicrobials for human ...

An awkward fishing expedition

Volume 69 n° 2 (2018) Keywords: histamine fish poisoning Kounis syndrome Abstract: We report the case of a patient, among a group of five, in a small outbreak of histamine fish poisoning (HFP). The ...

Comparison of SNP-based subtyping workflows for bacterial isolates using WGS data, applied to Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium and serotype 1,4,[5],12:i:.

PLoS One, Volume 13, Issue 2 (2018) Keywords: bacterial phylogeny; food-borne; genes; NGS; WGS; computational biology/bioinformatics; disease outbreaks; outbreak; performance evaluation; pipeline; ...

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

emergence of outbreaks, is important to better monitor circulation of the most pathogenic STEC strains. In this context, efforts are still needed to send samples and STEC strains from HUS cases to the ...

Ebola Virus Transmission Caused by Persistently Infected Survivors of the 2014-2016 Outbreak in West Africa.

(EBOV) disease outbreak affected over 29000 people and left behind the biggest cohort (over 17000 individuals) of Ebola survivors in history. Although the persistence of EBOV in body fluids of survivors ...

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