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Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in Belgian nursing homes: results of three point prevalence surveys between 2010 and 2016

Topics:  Bloodstream infections Bloedstroominfecties Infections du sang Ziekenhuisinfectie Hospital-acquired infections Service:  Mode de vie et maladies chroniques Levensstijl en chronische ziekten ...

Human health and economic impact of neurocysticercosis in Uganda

Neurocysticercosis (NCC), caused by the pork tapeworm Taenia solium, is a major cause of acquired epilepsy in endemic regions. The Republic of Uganda, one of the great-lakes nations in East Africa, has undergone major ...

Seasonal variation of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections: A national cohort study.

BACKGROUND: Hospital-acquired bloodstream infections (HABSI s) cause increased morbidity, mortality, and hospital costs that are partially preventable. HABSI seasonality has been described for gram-negative ...

Surveillance of ICU-acquired Infections, National Feedback Report, Year 2019

resistance Bloodstream infection european center for disease control Healthcare-associated infection icu-acquired infection intensive care unit nosocomial infection Pneumonia Health Topics:  Hospital-acquired ...

Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 2017.

hospitals should be further stimulated to set local targets to improve antibiotic prescribing and reduce HAI. Health Topics:  Ziekenhuisinfectie Hospital-acquired infections Antibiotiques Antibiotica ...

Surveillance of ICU-acquired Infections, National Feedback Report, Year 2018

resistance Bloodstream infection european center for disease control Healthcare-associated infection icu-acquired infection intensive care unit nosocomial infection Pneumonia Health Topics:  Hospital-acquired ...

Antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals: results from the second point prevalence survey (PPS) of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, 2016 to 2017

indication for prescribing antimicrobials was treatment of a community-acquired infection, followed by treatment of HAI and surgical prophylaxis. Over half (54.2%) of antimicrobials for surgical prophylaxis ...

Epidemiology and genotype 3 subtype dynamics of hepatitis E virus in Belgium, 2010 to 2017.

BackgroundHepatitis E virus (HEV) is an emerging public health concern in high-income countries and can cause acute and chronic hepatitis. Reported numbers of indigenously acquired HEV infection have increased in the ...

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