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Surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections in a long-term care psychogeriatric facility: outbreak analysis and policy improvement.

identify determinants (retrospectively) and to assess intervention measures taken (prospectively). METHODS: For every CDI patient (de novo cases, relapses, and recurrences), a control patient (patient in the ...

The global activity limitation indicator and self-rated health: two complementary predictors of mortality.

METHODS: We linked the 2001 Belgian Health Interview Survey with mortality and migration registers 2001-2010. The baseline sample included 8,583 individuals aged 15 years and older. Poisson regression models ...

The use of alternative methods in food microbiological analyses

Analyses conference food Food Microbiology method methods microbiology ON use Health Topics:  Food consumption and food safety Consommation et sécurité alimentaires Voedselconsumptie en –veiligheid Service:  ...

Agronomic Practices for Improving Gentle Remediation of Trace Element-Contaminated Soils.

performance, including plant selection, soil management practices, crop rotation, short rotation coppice, intercropping/row cropping, planting methods and plant densities, harvest and fertilization management, ...

Epidemiological situation of Lyme borreliosis in Belgium, 2003 to 2012.

the case in Belgium, different data sources were consulted to describe the epidemiology of Lyme borreliosis in the country during the last decade. METHODS: Data from two databases were analyzed for the ...

Identification of (antioxidative) plants in herbal pharmaceutical preparations and dietary supplements.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Eric Deconinck; Custers, Deborah; De Beer, Jacques Omer Source: Methods Mol Biol, Volume 1208, p.181-99 (2015) Keywords: Acetonitriles ...

In vitro Dermal Absorption: Sample Application and Seal Quality in a Franz Diffusion Cell System.

known drawbacks of in vitro dermal absorption methods is their high interlaboratory variation. Although often attributed to biological skin differences, it has been shown that validation of other ...

Application of the characteristic function to evaluate and compare analytical variability in an external quality assessment scheme for serum ethanol.

analysis Abstract: BACKGROUND: As a cornerstone of quality management in the laboratory, External Quality Assessment (EQA) schemes are used to assess laboratory and analytical method performance. The ...

External Quality Assessment for the Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in Urine Using Molecular Techniques in Belgium.

low concentration samples and the incapacity of several methods to detect the Swedish variant of C. trachomatis. The reassuring point was that the overall proficiency of the Belgian laboratories tended ...

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