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Prevalence and incidence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in children and school staff measured for one year in Belgium: a sero-epidemiological prospective cohort study

Source: (2020) Keywords: Belgium CHILDREN Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic 2020 SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence study Health Topics:  SARS-CoV-2 Service:  Infections liées aux soins et antibiorésistance ...

Intake of Fat-Soluble Vitamins in the Belgian Population: Adequacy and Contribution of Foods, Fortified Foods and Supplements.

vitamin D. The prevalence of inadequate intake of vitamin A was lowest in children aged 3-6 (6-7%) and highest in adolescents (girls, 26%; boys, 34-37%). Except for women aged 60-64 years, more than 95% of ...

Pertussis diagnosis in Belgium: results of the National Reference Centre for Bordetella anno 2015.

were from infants and children below the age of five, serum samples were distributed among all age categories. A total of 394 (9·6%) cases was diagnosed as positive for Bordetella pertussis by qPCR and ...

Sustained low rotavirus activity and hospitalisation rates in the post-vaccination era in Belgium, 2007 to 2014.

vaccination coverage remained at 79-88% for a complete course, (ii) in children 0-2 years, rotavirus cases decreased by 79% (95% confidence intervals (CI): 68–89%) in 2008-2014 compared to the pre-vaccination ...

Invasive Salmonella Infections at Multiple Surveillance Sites in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2011-2014.

and children (783/1901 [41.2%]), respectively. A total of 948 of 1034 (91.7%) isolates were available for analysis (164 Salmonella Typhi and 784 iNTS). Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Enteritidis ...

Follow-up of Helicobacter pylori infection in children over two decades (1988-2007): persistence, relapse and acquisition rates.

P < 0.001). Multivariate analysis showed a fourfold greater risk of H. pylori acquisition in children of non-European origin vs. European origin (P < 0.001). Clarithromycin and metronidazole ...

Helicobacter pylori Infection in European children with gastro-duodenal ulcers and erosions.

Studies Risk Factors Abstract: BACKGROUND: To analyze risk factors associated with gastro-duodenal ulcers and erosions in children. METHODS: Open, prospective, multicenter, case-control study carried out in ...

Obstacles in measles elimination: an in-depth description of a measles outbreak in Ghent, Belgium, spring 2011.

outbreak started in a day care center, infecting children too young to be vaccinated, after which it spread to anthroposophic schools with a low measles, mumps and rubella vaccination coverage. This report ...

M.tuberculosis mutants lacking oxygenated mycolates show increased immunogenicity and protective efficacy as compared to M. bovis BCG vaccine in an experimental mouse model.

Abstract: The existing vaccine against tuberculosis (M. bovis BCG) exerts some protection against the extrapulmonary forms of the disease, particularly in young children, but is not very effective against the ...

Impact of rotavirus vaccination on laboratory confirmed cases in Belgium.

of laboratory confirmed rotavirus cases declined by 61.4% (95% CI 60.2-62.6%) compared to the 2005-2006 pre-vaccination period, with the highest decline in children <1 year (80.1%; 95% CI ...

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