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Diagnosis, prevention and control of urinary tract infections: a survey of routine practices in Belgian nursing homes

control (IPC) and diagnostic practices for UTI s in Belgian NH s. Methods: Local staff members had to complete an institution-level questionnaire exploring the availability of IPC practices and resources ...

Superficial mycoses in Belgium: Burden, costs and antifungal drugs consumption

mycoses in Belgium and to assess trends in associated antifungal consumption. Methods The burden of dermatophytoses (including onychomycosis), as well as skin and genital candidiasis, was estimated using ...

Antimicrobial prescribing by Belgian dentists in ambulatory care, from 2010 to 2016.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: Reimbursement data from the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance were analysed to evaluate antimicrobial prescribing (WHO ATC-codes J01 / P01AB). Utilisation ...

Antibiotic consumption in Belgian acute care hospitals: analysis of the surveillance methodology, consumption evolution 2003 to 2016 and future perspectives.

methodologies for antibiotic consumption surveillance, investigate the 14-year evolution of antibiotic consumption in Belgian acute care hospitals and discuss future perspectives.Methods: We compared ...

RNA-based drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

phenotypic Drug Susceptibility Testing (DST) of M. tuberculosis (Mtb), multiple DNA-based methods were successfully introduced over the last years. Although these are fast and sensitive, they (a) are based on ...

Molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of Campylobacter coli from diarrhoeal patients and broiler carcasses in Belgium.

patients. Both porA typing and MLST revealed a similar discriminatory power (0.969), which was the highest discriminatory power when compared to other methods. Minimum inhibitory concentrations against seven ...

Comparative genomics of quinolone-resistant and susceptible Campylobacter jejuni of poultry origin from major poultry producing European countries (GENCAMP)

FQ-R and FQ-S isolates. The different phylogenetic methods, ranging from single nucleotide polymorphisms analysis to gene-by-gene approaches such as rMLST, cgMLST, wgMLST and core genome tree, provided ...

Is a Health Interview Survey an appropriate tool to assess domestic violence?

Methods: Cross-sectional data from the Belgian HIS 2013 were analysed. A question whether the perpetrator of a violent event was a member of the respondents’ household was embedded in a general topic on ...

Mapping occurrence of Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis and areas at risk of porcine cysticercosis in Central America and the Caribbean basin.

within endemic areas is a common cause of preventable epilepsy. METHODS: We conducted a structured literature search in PubMed, supplemented and crossed-referenced with relevant academic databases, grey ...

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