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Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

 years for the low-versus-high LE gaps respectively in men and women, compared to 5.19 and 3.76 in 2001, namely 17 and 22% increases. The upwards shift of the EL distribution led to a limited 7% increase ...

Modular Method for the Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Spices and Dried Herbs by Gas Chromatography–Tandem Mass Spectrometry

removemaximum of co-extracts and to obtain clean samples. This method has a limit of quantification of 0.5 μgkg−1for each PAH andthe validation criteria fully satisfied the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 836/2011 ...

Development of a sample preparation method for the GC-analysis of e-cigarette refill liquids

limit the transfer of the matrix to the column. The headspace temperature was chosen in  order to obtain an optimal transfer of the target components to the headspace with minimal transfer of the matrix ...

Antibiotic resistance prediction for Mycobacterium tuberculosis from genome sequence data with Mykrobe.

(WGS) data. Performance was insufficient to support the use of WGS as an alternative to conventional phenotype-based DST, due to mutation catalogue limitations.  Here we present a new tool,, which ...

Open Lab Application for the Characterization of Nanomaterials by Transmission Electron Microscopy

dedicated infrastructures remain limited to specialized research institutions. Over the last years the National Reference Laboratory for Nanomaterials in Food of Sciensano (Belgium) has acquired high level ...

How can we monitor the impact of national health information systems? Results from a scoping review.

practices and procedures, and not on data use or reuse for policy and practice. This limits the capacity to assess the impact of HI systems on healthcare provision, management and policy-making. On the other ...

Evaluation of a TEM based Approach for Size Measurement of Particulate (Nano)materials

of the limit of detection, working range, selectivity, precision, trueness, robustness, and ruggedness. An uncertainty that was associated to intermediate precision in the range of 1–7% and an expanded ...

Systemic antifungal drug use in Belgium-One of the biggest antifungal consumers in Europe.

itraconazole in the ambulatory care while hospitals were responsible for only 6.4% of the total national consumption and echinocandin use was limited. The annual average antifungal consumption in hospitals ...

A simple dilute-and-shoot method for screening and simultaneous quantification of nicotine and alkaloid impurities in electronic cigarette refills (e-liquids) by UHPLC-DAD

quality control of nicotine related impurities, for which the European Pharmacopoeia limits are currently applied, the sensitivity of the UHPLC- DAD method was found to be within the acceptable range. ...

Simultaneous determination of parabens, bisphenols and alkylphenols in human placenta by ultra-high performance liquid chromatography- tandem mass spectrometry

ng g−1). The parameters accuracy and precision fulfill the criteria. Calibration curves are linear between 0.5 and 50 ng −1. The limits of detection and quantification are in the range of 0.1-0.3 ng ...

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