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Estimation of vaccination coverage from electronic healthcare records; methods performance evaluation – A contribution of the ADVANCE-project

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Braeye, Toon; Bauchau, Vincent; Sturkenboom, Miriam; Emborg, Hanne-Dorthe; ía, Ana Llorente; Huerta, Consuelo; Merino, Elisa Martin; Bollaerts, Kaatje Source: PLOS ONE, Volume 14, Issue 9 (2019) ...

ADVANCE database characterisation and fit for purpose assessment for multi-country studies on the coverage, benefits and risks of pertussis vaccinations.

risks of vaccines. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate if European healthcare databases can be used to estimate vaccine coverage, benefit and/or risk using pertussis-containing vaccines as an example. METHODS ...

Perceived utility and feasibility of pathogen genomics for public health practice: a survey among public health professionals working in the field of infectious diseases, Belgium, 2019

health practice. Methods In May 2019, Belgian public health and healthcare professionals were invited to complete an online survey containing eight main topics including background questions, general attitude ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses

outbreak, early diagnosis, and therefore fast and adequate detection, is needed. To this end, a multiplex reverse transcription real-time polymerase chain reaction TaqMan method was designed to detect Zika ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

Abstract: Objectives We investigated the potential impact of reduced tobacco use scenarios on total life expectancy and health expectancies, i.e., healthy life years and unhealthy life years. Methods Data ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses.

a multiplex reverse transcription real-time polymerase chain reaction TaqMan® method was designed to detect universally Zika and chikungunya viruses. DESIGN: Two methods, targeting different genome segments, ...

Mixing mixed-mode designs in a national health interview survey: a pilot study to assess the impact on the self-administered questionnaire non-response.

interview survey. METHODS: A pilot study (n = 266, age 15+) was organized using a mixed-mode SAQ design following the F2F interview. Respondents were invited to complete a web SAQ either immediately after the ...

Prevalence of pathogens in ticks collected from humans through citizen science in Belgium.

humans in 2017. METHODS: Using a citizen science approach based on an existing notification tool for tick bites, a sample of ticks was collected across the country. Collected ticks were screened by PCR for ...

Is the European Health Interview Survey online yet? Response and net sample composition of a web-based data collection.

the sole mode. In the context of future EHIS, the response rate and net sample composition of a web-only approach was tested. METHODS: A Belgian study with a target sample size of 1000 (age: 16-85) was ...

Determinants of persistent organic pollutant (POP) concentrations in human breast milk of a cross-sectional sample of primiparous mothers in Belgium

characteristics that determined POP concentrations in breast milk of primiparous mothers in Belgium. Methods Breast milk samples were obtained from a cross-sectional sample of 206 primiparous mothers in 2014. POP ...

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