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

patient days) were calculated. To standardize the infectious risk for each NICU, potential confounding factors and additional risk factors were measured and the (adjusted) standardized infection rates (SIR) ...

Burden of influenza, healthcare seeking behaviour and hygiene measures during the A(H1N1)2009 pandemic in France: a population based study.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Van Cauteren, Dieter; Vaux, Sophie; de Valk, Henriette; Le Strat, Yann; Vaillant, Veronique; Lévy-Bruhl, Daniel Source: BMC Public Health, Volume 12 (2012) Keywords: burden INFLUENZA population s ...

A targeted proteomics method to detect urinary biomarkers of kidney disease

Isotopes Kidney Kidney Diseases Literature Mass matrix measurement method morbidity mortality Muscle Nitrogen ON Order outcome Patient patients Peptides POPULATION protein Proteins Proteomics r RENAL ...

Contribution of respiratory pathogens to consultations of influenza-like illness

UHasselt, NA (2012) Keywords: Activity analysis Belgian Belgium consultation contribution data illness illnesses INFLUENZA IS Laboratories measure measures MODEL models Objective ON parameters pathogen ...

What is the optimal regimen for BCG intravesical therapy? Are six weekly instillations necessary?

before, every week during the BCG instillations and at 3 and 6 months follow-up in 9 patients with superficial bladder cancer treated with 6 weekly BCG instillations. Lymphoproliferation was measured by ...

The impact of individual-level heterogeneity on estimated infectious disease burden: a simulation study.

BACKGROUND: Disease burden is not evenly distributed within a population; this uneven distribution can be due to individual heterogeneity in progression rates between disease stages. Composite measures of ...

Prioritisation of food-borne parasites in Europe, 2016.

differ from those of importance globally, requiring targeted surveillance systems, intervention measures, and preparedness planning that differ across the world and across Europe. Health Topics:  ...

Worse or better? The challenge of measuring inequality changes in premature mortality in Belgium

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Françoise Renard; Gadeyne, Sylvie; Devleesschauwer, Brecht; Jean Tafforeau; De Boosere, Patrick Source: European Public Health Association conference, Vienna (2016) Keywords: Health ...

Suspected Kingella Kingae outbreak in a Belgian Day-Care Center

but in limited numbers, and outbreak control measures to apply remain unclear. Here we describe a cluster of 3 acute osteo-articular infections in a Wallonia-based day-care center occurring within a 15 ...

Prevalence and incidence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among healthcare workers in Belgian hospitals before vaccination: a prospective cohort study.

and 308 (36%) the December visit. OUTCOME MEASURES: A semiquantitative ELISA was used to detect IgG against SARS-CoV-2 in serum (Euroimmun) at 10 time points. In seropositive samples, neutralising ...

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