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Immediate referral to colposcopy versus cytological surveillance for minor cervical cytological abnormalities in the absence of HPV test.

cells of undetermined significance —  ASCUS or low-grade squamous intra-epithelial lesions —  LSIL) at primary screening in the absence of HPV (human papillomavirus) DNA  test. SEARCH METHODS: We searched ...

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

to investigate to what extent ignoring the presence of heterogeneity could bias DALY  computation. METHODS: Simulations using individual-based models for hypothetical infectious diseases with short and ...

The impact of regular school closure on seasonal influenza epidemics: a data-driven spatial transmission model for Belgium.

community. The policy is still however highly debated because of controversial evidence. Moreover, the specific mechanisms leading to mitigation are not clearly identified. METHODS: We introduced a stochastic ...

Determinants of persistent organic pollutant (POP) concentrations in human breast milk of a cross-sectional sample of primiparous mothers in Belgium

characteristics that determined POP concentrations in breast milk of primiparous mothers in Belgium. Methods: Breast milk samples were obtained from a cross-sectional sample of 206 primiparous mothers in 2014. POP ...

Awareness of hepatitis C infection among men who have sex with men in Flanders, Belgium.

assess awareness of transmission routes and prevention measures for HCV. METHODS: A 37 question online survey was conducted via two well known websites in Belgium for MSM. RESULTS: Out of 333 responders, ...

Diagnostic hepatitis C testing of people in treatment for substance use disorders in Belgium between 2011 and 2014: a cross-sectional study.

are scarce, and particularly for people who inject drugs. The current study refines the existing HCV estimates by focussing on diagnostic HCV testing practices for this population at risk. METHODS: The ...

Physical profiling and IR spectroscopy: simple and effective methods to discriminate between genuine and counterfeit samples of Viagra® and Cialis®.

friendly techniques are reliable methods to aid customs to obtain a prime distinction between genuine and illegal samples on the spot. Copyright © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Health Topics:  ...

Suicide mortality in Belgium at the beginning of the 21st century: differences according to migrant background.

accounting for socioeconomic variables. Methods: Census-linked mortality follow-up data covering the period 2001–2011 were used to probe into suicide mortality. To compare absolute differences by migrant ...

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