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Impact of the revised European Tobacco Product Directive on the quality of e-cigarette refill liquids in Belgium

decreased over time. Before the revised TPD came into force, almost half of the samples was not conform in contrast to less than 15% non-conformities observed in the period 2017-2018. Moreover, also the ...

Systemic antifungal drug use in Belgium-One of the biggest antifungal consumers in Europe.

between 2003 and 2016. Primary healthcare data were available for the azoles for the period 2010-2016. RESULTS: The majority of the antifungal consumption resulted from prescriptions of fluconazole and ...

Neonatal factors predictive for respiratory and gastro-intestinal morbidity after esophageal atresia repair

surviving the neonatal period were included in this retrospective study. A complicated clinical course was defined as the occurrence of ≥1 of these complications: severe gastro-esophageal reflux, esophageal ...

Streptococcus pyogenes infections with limited emm-type diversity in the homeless population of Brussels, 2016-2018.

strains were characterized using emm-typing and emm-clustering in both inpatients and outpatients. Analyses were performed according to homelessness status. RESULTS: During the study period, 48% (28/58) of ...

Human psittacosis: a review with emphasis on surveillance in Belgium.

as in other countries, is probably highly underestimated, because of underdiagnoses and underreporting. Over the 3-year period, the mandatory notification system registered 24% only of all reported ...

Time trend of prevalence and susceptibility to nitrofurantoin of urinary MDR Escherichia coli from outpatients

in 2005 and 2011-12, respectively, with most patients being women (79% in both study periods). The prevalence of MDR increased from 28.4% (2758/9704) in 2005 to 34.3% (4286/12512) in 2011-12 (adjusted ...

The obesity transition: stages of the global epidemic.

to 6-8% in 2016, among girls and boys, and from 3% to 11% among men and from 6% to 15% among women over the same time period. Our aim was to consolidate the evidence on the epidemiology of obesity into ...

Combining primary care surveillance and a meta-analysis to estimate the incidence of the clinical manifestations of Lyme borreliosis in Belgium, 2015–2017

82.0–113.0) for the period 2015–2017. This result was used to estimate the incidence of other LB manifestations based on their proportional distribution (ratios) to EM reported in the neighboring countries of ...

The health and economic impact of acute gastroenteritis in Belgium, 2010-2014

published data. We estimated the burden of illness during a 5-year period (2010-2014) in Belgium in terms of deaths, patients admitted to hospitals, patients consulting their general practitioner (GP) and ...

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