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Evaluation of the Speed-Oligo Mycobacteria assay for the identification of nontuberculous mycobacteria.

species level is, therefore, critical. The Speed-Oligo Mycobacteria assay is an oligochromatographic method that was made available recently for the identification and differentiation of mycobacteria. The ...

Safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy of the candidate tuberculosis vaccine MVA85A in healthy adults infected with HIV-1: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial.

Method Female Healthy Volunteers HIV Infections Hiv-1 Humans Immunity, Active Immunization, Secondary Immunoglobulin G Injections, Intradermal Male middle aged Mycobacterium tuberculosis Treatment Outcome ...

Assessing the validity of the Global Activity Limitation Indicator in fourteen European countries.

compare population health across countries. However, the comparability of the item has been questioned. This study aims to further validate the GALI in the adult European population. METHODS: Data from the ...

Mumps increase in Flanders, Belgium, 2012-2013: results from temporary mandatory notification and a cohort study among university students.

risk factors for the disease. METHODS: In June 2012, we set up mandatory notification in Flanders and we collected information on circulating genotypes from the National Reference Centre. We conducted ...

Genetic similarities between tobacco use disorder and related comorbidities: an exploratory study.

disorders using (partially) the same genetic pathways as TUD, and to describe the genetic similarities between TUD and the selected disorders. METHODS: We developed a 3 stage approach: (i) selection of genes ...

The effect of smoking on the duration of life with and without disability, Belgium 1997-2011.

(DFLE)) and with disability (Disability Life Expectancy (DLE)) and (2) to estimate the extent to which these effects are due to better survival or reduced disability in never smokers. METHODS: Data on ...

Belgian primary care EPR: assessment of nationwide routine data extraction.

Belgian nationwide data collection network using routine data extracted from primary care EPR (upload method) has been built from scratch. The network also uses a manual web-based data collection method ...

Using mortality follow-up of surveys to estimate social inequalities in healthy life years.

surveys and mortality records. METHODS: TWO SURVEYS WERE CHOSEN TO EXPLORE THE VALIDITY OF THE PROPOSED APPROACH: The Belgian Health Interview Survey (HIS) and the Belgian Survey on Income and Living ...

Is the different time trend (1997-2008) of the obesity prevalence among adults in the three Belgian regions associated with lifestyle changes?

of obesity prevalence in the three Belgian regions is associated with lifestyle changes. METHODS: We used data from four successive cross-sectional waves (1997, 2001, 2004 and 2008) of the Belgian ...

EPR-based, quality-related process parameters: a nationwide assessment.

observed the concordance of our results with two external databases: a nationwide reimbursement database and a regional EPR-based network. We found that only the automatic data extraction method was suitable ...

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