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Adjusting for comorbidity in incidence-based DALY calculations: an individual-based modeling approach

healthcare-associated pneumonia (HAP) and by assuming an independent multiplicative model. First, each cumulative progression probabilities were converted to a daily transition probabilities. Second, disability weights ...

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

end-user requirements, and key drivers for the implementation of NGS. Descriptive statistics were used to report on the frequency distribution of multiple choice responses whereas thematic analysis was used ...

Long-term outcomes of very low birth weight infants with spontaneous intestinal perforation: A retrospective case-matched cohort study

gastrointestinal outcome. McNemar’s and Wilcoxon tests were performed, and generalized linear models were computed. Results Forty-nine SIP patients were included. The percentages of children with multiple ...

An international outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis linked to eggs from Poland: a microbiological and epidemiological study.

S Enteritidis with the multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis outbreak profile. Multi-country epidemiological, trace-back, trace-forward, and environmental investigations were done. We did ...

Pesticide residues in Tunisian table grapes and associated risk for consumer’s health

samples contained multiple residues (4 to 24 residues), with an average of 11.6 residues per sample. Individual concentrations of pesticides in grapes ranged from 0.01 to 5.86 mg kg−1. For at least one ...

A probabilistic approach for risk-benefit assessment of food substitutions: A case study on substituting meat by fish

variability between individual substitution behaviors. Furthermore, when multiple intake scenarios are compared, we propose a method for adjusting intake differences for individual day-to-day variability. We ...

Temperature-related changes in airborne allergenic pollen abundance and seasonality across the northern hemisphere: a retrospective data analysis

seasonal concentrations of multiple pollen (aeroallergen) taxa met the selection criteria. These datasets were analysed in the context of recent annual changes in maximum temperature (Tmax) and minimum ...

Falsification of biotechnology drugs: current dangers and/or future disasters?

falsified. The danger regarding the use of these falsified polypeptide drugs lies in the fact that end-users have no guarantee of the safety and efficacy of these preparations. Multiple reports have namely ...

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

Emerg Dis (2018) Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance Campylobacter Abstract: The aim of this study was to better understand the molecular epidemiology of Campylobacter coli isolated from multiple sources ...

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