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Predicting the severity of the grass pollen season and the effect of climate change in Northwest Europe

guidance addressing these questions. We propose two previously unexplored approaches for forecasting the severity of the grass pollen season on the basis of statistical and mechanistic models. The results ...

Burden of non-communicable disease studies in Europe: a systematic review of data sources and methodological choices

Mortality data were mainly derived (49%) from vital statistics. Morbidity data were frequently (40%) drawn from routine administrative and survey datasets, including disease registries and hospital discharge ...

Whole-Genome Sequence Approach and Phylogenomic Stratification Improve the Association Analysis of Mutations With Patient Data in Influenza Surveillance.

statistically significant associations that could be relevant to improve the vaccine and clinical management of infected patients. Several mutations were significantly associated with the sampling period. A new ...

Validity of air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollution in Belgium

and annual means of air pollution concentration at the residence. Self-reported air pollution annoyance was assessed through a five-point Likert scale. Statistical analyses included Spearman correlation ...

The 2021 WHO catalogue of complex mutations associated with drug resistance: A genotypic analysis.

Associated with Resistance if present in at least 5 isolates, if the odds ratio was >1 with a statistically significant corrected p-value, and if the lower bound of the 95% confidence interval on the ...

Reliable and Scalable SARS-CoV-2 qPCR Testing at a High Sample Throughput: Lessons Learned from the Belgian Initiative.

standardization, and a process for harmonized result reporting and nation-level infection statistics monitoring across the disparate testing methodologies and workflows, necessitated by a rapid scale-up as ...

Mapping abundance distributions of allergenic tree species in urbanized landscapes: A nation-wide study for Belgium using forest inventory and citizen science data

Second, we used statistical regressions to model the relationships between abundance, the habitat suitability predicted by the SDM s, and additional vegetation cover covariates. The combination of forest ...

Maturation of Esophageal Motility and Esophagogastric Junction in Preterm Infants

Esophageal pressure topography and pressure impedance metrics were derived. Mixed models with repeated measures were used for statistical analysis. Results: We analyzed 137 nutritive swallows from 36 motility ...

European antimicrobial resistance surveillance Belgium (EARS-BE) 2020 National statistical report

Publication Type: Sci. report, recommendat°, guidance doc., directive, monograph Authors: Karl Mertens Source: Sciensano, Brussels, Belgium, p.13 (2021) Accession Number: No D/2021/14.440/90 Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance clinical laboratory european ...

Prevalence estimates of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Belgium: results from two cross-sectional studies.

RESULTS: The population-wide weighted estimated prevalence was 1.54% (95% CI 0.78-3) in CT1 and 1.76% (95% CI 0.63-4) in CT2. We observed no statistically significant difference between men and women or age ...

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