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ADVANCE database characterisation and fit for purpose assessment for multi-country studies on the coverage, benefits and risks of pertussis vaccinations.

Several conditions (persistent crying and somnolence) were not captured by the databases for which outcomes were restricted to hospital discharge diagnoses. CONCLUSION: The database characterisation ...

Letter to the editor: New metrics to monitor progress towards global HIV targets: using the estimated number of undiagnosed HIV-infected individuals as denominator.

targets for 2020 ‘90% of persons living with HIV diagnosed’ [4]. However, in countries where a large proportion of patients are in care, this ratio may be an insufficient indicator of testing and diagnosis ...

Late presentation to HIV testing is overestimated when based on the consensus definition.

newly diagnosed patients in Belgium in 1998-2012 were analysed, including CD4 count at diagnosis, the presence of AIDS-defining events, and recent infections (< 6 months) as reported by clinicians in ...

Healthcare-associated infections in the elderly: the ECDC supported HALT-2 project

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Katrien Latour; Jans, B Source: 29ste Seminarie voor diagnose en surveillance van infectieuze aandoeningen, WIV-ISP, Issue ...

National surveillance of nosocomial infections in neonatal intensive care units in Belgium (Neo-KISS)

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Mahieu,L.; Cossey,V.; Karl Mertens; Haumont,D.; Naulaers,G.; Sophie Quoilin Source: Diagnose en surveillance van infectieuze ...

Suspected Kingella Kingae outbreak in a Belgian Day-Care Center

Kingella kingae are increasingly diagnosed. The pathogen is now recognized as a major cause of osteoarticular infections in children. K.kingae clusters in day-care facilities have been previously reported, ...

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