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Factors influencing SARS-CoV-2 infection rate in Belgian nursing homes’ residents during the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic

of beds and staff, type of beds (level of dependency of residents) and ownership (public, private for profit/non-profit institutions). Risk factor analysis was performed using negative binomial ...

Healthcare-associated infections in home healthcare: an extensive assessment, 2019.

challenges, including healthcare-associated infections (HAI). Currently, in Belgium, data and guidelines on the topic are lacking.AimTo develop a definition of HAI in HHC and investigate associated risk factors ...

Risk assessment of glycoalkaloids in feed and food, in particular in potatoes and potato‐derived products

chaconine feed food glycoalkaloids (GAs) margin of exposure (MOE) Potato solanine Abstract: The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the ...

QuilA-Adjuvanted T. gondii Lysate Antigens Trigger Robust Antibody and IFNγ+ T Cell Responses in Pigs Leading to Reduction in Parasite DNA in Tissues Upon Challenge InfectionImage

pregnant women. The consumption of raw or undercooked pork is considered as an important risk factor to develop toxoplasmosis in humans. Since effective therapeutic interventions to treat toxoplasmosis are ...

Risk assessment of aflatoxins in food

of exposure (MOE) occurrence Abstract: EFSA was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the risks to public health related to the presence of aflatoxins in food. The risk assessment was confined to ...

Incidence rate, predictors and outcomes of interruption of HIV care: nationwide results from the Belgian HIV cohort

was defined as 1 year without an HIV care record. The HCI incidence rate was analysed using Poisson regression, return to HIV  care using a cumulative incidence function with death as a competing risk ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

quantify the impacts of risk factor changes and to compare the “business-as-usual” with alternative scenarios. Results The “business-as-usual” scenario estimated that in 2028 the 15-year-old men/women would ...

Report on a novel emerging class of highly potent benzimidazole NPS opioids: chemical and in vitro functional characterization of isotonitazene

Source: Drug Testing and Analysis (2019) Health Topics:  Chronic disease Lifestyle risk factors Maladie chronique Chronische ziekte Facteurs de risque liés au mode de vie Risicofactoren in de levensstijl ...

Streptococcus pyogenes infections with limited emm-type diversity in the homeless population of Brussels, 2016-2018.

vs. not homeless). METHODS: Between August 2016 and January 2018, all patients hospitalized with a laboratory-confirmed GAS infection were prospectively enrolled and risk factors were recorded. GAS ...

Socioeconomic factors contributing to under-five mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: a decomposition analysis

or household wealth, are strongly associated with risk factors of under-five mortality (U5M) such as health behavior or exposure to diseases and injuries. The aim of the study was to assess the ...

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