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Critical Aspects for Detection of Coxiella burnetii.

of a novel medium formulation enabling axenic growth of C. burnetii has facilitated fundamental genetic studies. This review provides critical insights into direct diagnostic methods currently ...

Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Escherichia coli by using normalized resistance interpretation.

Resistance Interpretation (NRI) method. METHODS: The susceptibilities of 921 E. coli isolates from clinically healthy pigs at slaughter age was determined for 15 antimicrobials by the Kirby Bauer disk ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to gender disparities in disability in the older population in Brazil, 2013.

contribution of chronic conditions to the disability burden in the older men and women in Brazil. METHODS: Data from 10,290 participants of the Brazilian National Health Survey in 2013 aged 60 years or older ...

The Effect of Maternal Pertussis Immunization on Infant Vaccine Responses to a Booster Pertussis-Containing Vaccine in Vietnam.

in this randomized controlled clinical trial. METHODS:  Thirty infants of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis)-vaccinated pregnant women and 37 infants of women vaccinated with ...

Ambient Air Pollution-related Mortality in Dairy Cattle: Does It Corroborate Human Findings?

association between ambient air pollution and risk of mortality in dairy cows and assessed effect modification by season. METHODS: We collected ozone (O3), particulate matter (PM10), and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) ...

Cost-effectiveness analysis in melanoma detection: A transition model applied to dermoscopy.

cost-effectiveness analyses (CEA s) in the melanoma detection field. In particular, we used the data of two cohorts of Belgian melanoma patients to investigate the cost-effectiveness of dermoscopy. METHODS: A MDM, ...

Impact of Question Wording on the Measurement of Activity Limitation: Evidence From a Randomized Test in France.

questioned. Our study compares alternative variants aiming to simplify the wording. METHOD: We used the Health-Related Opinion Survey run in 2014 in France (N = 3,009). Its split sample design allows testing ...

A case of acute intoxication due to combined use of fentanyl and 3,4-dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (U-47700).

reaction monitoring mode. The method validation was based on the Scientific Working Group of Forensic Toxicology document ‘Standard Practices of Method Validation in Forensic Toxicology’. In blood and urine ...

Clinical action measures improve the reliability of feedback on quality of care in diabetes centres: a retrospective cohort study.

classical TM. METHODS: Data was used from 3421 diabetes patients treated in 95 centres, collected in two consecutive retrospective data collections. Patients met the TM when their index value was below ...

Regional differences in the validity of self-reported use of health care in Belgium: selection versus reporting bias.

the impact of selection and reporting bias on the validity of regional differences in health care use observed in the BHIS. METHODS: To assess reporting bias, self-reported BHIS 2008 data were linked ...

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