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Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 in people with cystic fibrosis in Europe between February and June 2020.

 (pwCF). METHODS: We used the 38-country European Cystic Fibrosis Society Patient Registry (ECFSPR) to collect case data about pwCF and SARS-CoV-2 infection. RESULTS: Up to 30 June 2020, 16 countries ...

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 ...

Development of an NGS-Based Workflow for Improved Monitoring of Circulating Plasmids in Support of Risk Assessment of Antimicrobial Resistance Gene Dissemination.

view of AMR gene localization, i.e., chromosomal or on a plasmid. Whole-genome and plasmid DNA extraction methods were compared, as were assemblies consisting of short reads (Illumina MiSeq), long reads ...

NAuRA: Genomic Tool to Identify Staphylococcal Enterotoxins in Strains Responsible for FoodBorne Outbreaks.

s in Europe. SE s constitute a protein family with 27 proteins. However, enzyme immunoassays can only detect directly in food the five classical SE s (SEA- SEE). Thus, molecular characterization methods ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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