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Whole-genome sequencing for TB source investigations: principles of ethical precision public health.

transparency and individual rights, including the right to know who infects whom or where. Ethical challenges raised by real-time WGS-driven TB source investigation requires public health authorities to move ...

Making the case for strong health information systems during a pandemic and beyond.

health information systems (HIS). This article summarizes these key challenges for HIS in times of a pandemic and beyond, with a focus on European countries. It builds on the experiences of a large ...

Belgian NMD registry

being done, challenges being faced. Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Surveillance de la santé et des maladies Ziekten en gezondheid in kaart brengen Service:  Étude des soins de santé ...

The effect of a shelf placement intervention on sales of healthier and less healthy breakfast cereals in supermarkets: A co-designed pilot study.

profit, health/nutrition and customer satisfaction was challenging. Shelf placement alone was not an effective strategy to increase purchases of healthier breakfast cereals. This study showed co-design of ...

AdHealth: a feasibility study to measure digital food marketing to adolescents through Facebook.

showed that the vast majority of advertisements were for unhealthy products, despite numerous challenges to implementation. Further efforts are needed to develop tools for use across other social media ...

Annual report Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry 2018

compared to CF cohorts a decade or two ago. Cystic Fibrosis is no longer a paediatric disease, however this progress is also accompanied by various challenges, expectations and disease-related complications. ...

Development of an NGS-Based Workflow for Improved Monitoring of Circulating Plasmids in Support of Risk Assessment of Antimicrobial Resistance Gene Dissemination.

the detection of AMR genes; however, reliable reconstruction of plasmids is still a challenge due to large repetitive regions. This study proposes a workflow to reconstruct plasmids with NGS data in ...

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

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Rahman, Mizanur; Devriendt, Bert; I. Gisbert Algaba; Verhaegen, Bavo; Dorny, Pierre; Katelijne Dierick; Cox, Eric Source: Frontiers in Immunology, Volume 10 (2019) Keywords: magnetic capture-qPCR ...

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

complex (MTBC) strains. We evaluated the systematic use of a WGS-based approach for MTBC surveillance involving all European Union/European Economic Area (EU / EEA) countries and highlight the challenges ...

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