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

control (IPC) and diagnostic practices for UTI s in Belgian NH s. Methods: Local staff members had to complete an institution-level questionnaire exploring the availability of IPC practices and resources ...

Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 2017.

Hospital/ward/patient-level data were collected between September-December 2017. All patients present in the wards at 8 a.m. on the day of the PPS were included. The data of the ECDC and Global- PPS on antimicrobial ...

Gender‐dependent association between exhaled nitric oxide and the CC16 38AA genotype in young school children

Children with the CC16 38AA genotype had lower covariates‐adjusted urinary CC16 levels than those with 38GG (median, μg/L, 1.17 vs 2.08, P = .02). Conclusion Our study suggests that the CC16 38AA allele ...

Laboratory Diagnosis of Bovine Abortions Caused by Non-Maintenance Pathogenic Leptospira spp.: Necropsy, Serology and Molecular Study Out of a Belgian Experience.

diagnosis. This study provides a comprehensive description of laboratory findings-at the level of necropsy, serology and molecular diagnosis-regarding icteric and non-icteric abortions (n = 116) recorded ...

DETERMINATION OF SENSITIZING AND IRRITATING LEACHABLES IN MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS

the Acceptable Exposure Level (AEL) and Daily Exposure Dose (DED) were calculated and compared to each other in the context of a quantitative health risk assessment (QHRA) for sensitization. The DED did ...

Population vulnerability to COVID-19 in Europe: a burden of disease analysis

population-level vulnerability. Results Countries with the highest proportions of elderly residents were Italy, Greece, Germany, Portugal and Finland. When assessments of population-level YLD rates for COVID-19 vulnerable health ...

General practice patients starting treatment for substance use problems: observations from two data sources across levels of care

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Boffin, Nicole; J. Antoine; L Van Baelen; S Moreels; Doggen, Kris Source: BMC Public Health, Volume 20, Issue 1 (2020) Health Topics:  Quality of healthcare Qualité des soins de santé Kwaliteit v ...

Weight and head circumference at birth in function of placental paraben load in Belgium: an ENVIRONAGE birth cohort study

between paraben exposure levels and birth outcomes. Results The geometric means of placental MeP, EtP, PrP, and BuP were 1.84, 2.16, 1.68 and 0.05 ng/g tissue, respectively. The sum of parabens (∑ parabens, ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

Methods: Asthma prevalence was estimated from sales data of reimbursed medication for obstructive airway disease (OAD) prescribed to children between 2010 and 2014, aggregated at census tract level (n ...

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