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Use of a Whole Genome Sequencing-based approach for Mycobacterium tuberculosis surveillance in Europe in 2017-2019: an ECDC pilot study.

Stefan; van Soolingen, Dick; van der Werf, Marieke J; Cirillo, Daniela Maria Source: Eur Respir J (2020) Abstract: Whole genome sequencing (WGS) can be used for molecular typing and characterisation of ...

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

Source: Pathogens, Volume 9, Issue 6 (2020) Abstract: Bovine leptospirosis is a bacterial zoonotic disease caused by pathogenic spp. The pathology and epidemiology of this infection are influenced by the ...

Epidemiology and genotype 3 subtype dynamics of hepatitis E virus in Belgium, 2010 to 2017.

report, we present the epidemiological trends of symptomatic HEV infections in Belgium, from the distribution by age, sex and geography to the molecular characterisation of the viral strains.MethodSerum ...

Comparison of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) systems for the identification of moulds in the routine microbiology laboratory.

Microflex LT (MLT) — and the MSI  application. METHODS: Moulds were collected retrospectively and prospectively to display epidemiological diversity of a microbiology laboratory. All of them were identified ...

Molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of Campylobacter coli from diarrhoeal patients and broiler carcasses in Belgium.

Emerg Dis (2018) Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance Campylobacter Abstract: The aim of this study was to better understand the molecular epidemiology of Campylobacter coli isolated from multiple sources ...

Orthogonal typing methods identify genetic diversity among Belgian Campylobacter jejuni strains isolated over a decade from poultry and cases of sporadic human illness.

Campylobacter jejuni Chickens Gastroenteritis Genetic Variation Humans Molecular Epidemiology Multilocus Sequence Typing polymerase chain reaction Poultry Abstract: Campylobacter jejuni is a zoonotic pathogen ...

A cluster of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients arriving in Europe from the Horn of Africa: a molecular epidemiological study.

multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. In this molecular epidemiological study, we prospectively defined outbreak cases with 24-locus mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit-variable number tandem repeat (MIRU- VNTR) ...

Epidemiology of taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe, a systematic review: Western Europe.

epidemiology of these parasites in this region. METHODS: We conducted a systematic review of scientific and grey literature published from 1990 to 2015 on the epidemiology of T. saginata and T. solium in humans ...

Imported human brucellosis in Belgium: Bio and molecular typing of bacterial isolates, 1996-2015.

associated to each biovar, but it allowed retrieving precious epidemiological information. The analysis highlighted the imported nature of the strains from all over the world with a dominant part from the ...

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