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Clinical and analytical evaluation of the Alinity m HR HPV assay within the VALGENT-3 framework

clinically validated human papillomavirus (HPV) tests should be used in cervical cancer screening. VALGENT provides a framework to validate new HPV tests. In the VALGENT-3 study, the clinical accuracy of the ...

A molecular assay for rapidly distinguishing the AviPro SALMONELLA VAC T vaccine strain from wild-type field isolates

genes which enable to distinguish field and vaccine strains. Based on this information, we developed and validated (n = 199) a Luminex-based assay targeting seven specific single-nucleotide polymorphisms. ...

Urban environment and mental health: the NAMED project, protocol for a mixed-method studyIntroductionMethods and analysisEthics and dissemination

validation part, results from these two approaches are triangulated and evaluated through interviews and focus groups with stakeholders of healthcare and urban planning sectors. Ethics and dissemination The ...

Impact of the revised European Tobacco Product Directive on the quality of e-cigarette refill liquids in Belgium

is, however, not enough to assure the quality. Therefore, extra criteria were also assessed based on TPD  requirements. Methods By using in-house validated methods, a total of 246 e-liquids purchased ...

Morbidity Statistics: 2019 Pilot Data Collection Belgium, Final Report

to decrease the risk of errors due to miscoding or the collection of variables and facilitating future work. We propose a reduced set of indicators for inclusion, as the validity of some indicators is ...

Validity of self-reported mammography uptake in the Belgian health interview survey: selection and reporting bias.

Françoise Source: Eur J Public Health (2020) Keywords: MAMMOGRAPHY Reimbursement Mechanisms Self-reported Abstract: BACKGROUND: The validity of self-reported mammography uptake is often questioned. We ...

Comparing health insurance data and health interview survey data for ascertaining chronic disease prevalence in Belgium.

Issue 1 (2020) Keywords: chronic diseases Chronic diseases ascertainment Data linkage Health administrative data Health insurance data validity Abstract: BACKGROUND: Health administrative data were ...

All-cause mortality supports the COVID-19 mortality in Belgium and comparison with major fatal events of the last century.

first wave of the epidemic was a key indicator to validate the Belgium’s high COVID-19 mortality figures. A COVID-19 mortality surveillance limited to deaths from hospitalised and selected ...

A genoserotyping system for a fast and objective identification of Salmonella serotypes commonly isolated from poultry and pork food sectors in Belgium.

a Decision Support System hosted by a web application was created for an automatic and objective interpretation of the Luminex raw data. The 3 new assays and the modifications of the first assay were validated ...

Chemical and toxciological characterization of e-liquid cigarettes

analytical methods used in these studies have not always been well validated and thus the results of these studies need to be critically examined; three main problems could be uncovered: (1) the content of ...

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