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Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in Belgian Acute-Care Hospitals: Results of the ECDC PPS 2017

day per ward, within a maximum period of 2 to 3 weeks for each hospital. Results: In total, 47 acute care hospital sites (33 mergers, of which 22 primary, 9 secondary and 2 tertiary hospitals, ...

HIV testing within general practices in Europe: a mixed-methods systematic review.

a systematic review adhering to the PRISMA  guidelines. METHODS: The databases PubMed, Scopus and Embase were searched for the period 2006-2017. Two authors judged independently on the eligibility of studies. ...

Global burden of late-stage chronic kidney disease resulting from dietary exposure to cadmium, 2015

Cadmium-related incidence rate, calculated as the change in the prevalence during a one-year period, were used to compute the mortality and DALY in all WHO regions. It is estimated that dietary cadmium would result ...

Longitudinal monitoring of Culicoides in Belgium between 2007 and 2011: local variation in population dynamics parameters warrant cautious use of monitoring data.

country level [May (2008), June (2010), July (2009), August (2011), October (2007)]. Finally, the average vector-free period over all sites and years was 173 days and could roughly be defined between ...

Clonal Spread of Candida glabrata Bloodstream Isolates and Fluconazole Resistance Affected by Prolonged Exposure: a 12-Year Single-Center Study in Belgium.

of fluconazole resistance. In the present study, the acquisition of antifungal resistance and potential clonal spread of were explored at a single center over a 12-year period by analyzing 187 ...

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 ...

Risk factors and impact of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa-negative CF patients.

the index year. During the period preceding the index year, significantly more ABPA patients were treated with rhDNase and inhaled corticosteroids. CONCLUSIONS: Bronchial damage cannot be considered as ...

Farming, Q fever and public health: agricultural practices and beyond.

Surveillance Abstract: Since the Neolithic period, humans have domesticated herbivores to have food readily at hand. The cohabitation with animals brought various advantages that drastically changed the human ...

Surveillance of antimicrobial resistant bacteria in Belgian hospitals: Report 2016

(with de-duplication) were included in the analyses, i.e. per period of hospitalisation and bacterium each patient should only be counted once. Clinical samples and screening samples originating from ...

Distribution of HCV genotypes in Belgium from 2008 to 2015.

the period from 2008 till 2015. Furthermore, a limited number of other variables were collected: some demographic characteristics from the patients and the laboratory technique used for the ...

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