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Specific antibody-mediated immunity in the reproductive tract of laying chickens immunized against Newcastle disease with conventional attenuated and inactivated vaccines.

local NDV-specific antibody-mediated immunity in segments of the oviduct during the laying period. Specific pathogen-free (SPF) White Leghorn chickens were immunized following an ND vaccination programme ...

Prevalence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Europe: The Past and the Future.

stratified for age, birth cohort, gender, geographic region, and time period of the study. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was compared between late AMD subtypes; geographic atrophy (GA) and choroidal ...

Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in Brussels, 2010-2013.

years after the realization of initial prospective population-based molecular epidemiology investigations in this Region, a similar study over the period 2010-2013 was conducted. TB strains isolated from ...

Spatial and temporal variations in airborne pollen in Europe.

evaluation of this noxious plant. The study covers the full range of L. distribution over Europe (39°N-60°N; 2°W-45°E). Airborne pollen data for the principal flowering period of (August-September) recorded ...

Declining offloading rates in Belgian Recognized Diabetic Foot Clinics (RDFC): results from an audit-feedback quality improvement initiative.

2 audits (2011 and 2013/14). Audits characteristics are described in table 1. In each audit, RDFC registered the first 52 diabetic patients over a 1-year period with a “new” foot problem: DFU of Wagner grade ...

Measurement equivalence of the Belgian health interview auto-questionnaire: paper-based versus web-based mode.

paper-and-pencil and the web-based questionnaire were evaluated. A two-period cross-over study was organized with a sample of 149 employees of two Belgian research institutes (age range 22-62 years, 72% female). ...

Human absorption of silver ENM: through particles or ions?

NM-300K, consisting of silver nanoparticles with a mean diameter <20 nm, or to AgNO3. The rats were treated either by oral gavage or by IV injection. During a 24-hour period, urine and feces were ...

Does air pollution trigger suicide? A case-crossover analysis of suicide deaths over the life span.

over different lag periods (lag 0, 0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 0-4, 0-5, and 0-6 days). Effect modification by season and age was investigated by including interaction terms. We observed significant associations of ...

Introduction of liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing in cervical cancer screening in Luxembourg.

HPV vaccination. Diagn. Cytopathol. 2017;45:384-390. © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Health Topics:  Quality of healthcare Category:  A1 FOS Classification:  3.03 Health sciences ...

Initiative for Quality Improvement and Epidemiology in Multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinics (IQED-Foot)- Results of the 4th data collection (audit years 2013-2014)

inclusion period, should be considered. Health Topics:  Diabetes Quality of healthcare Diabète Diabetes Qualité des soins de santé Kwaliteit van de gezondheidszorg Service:  Étude des soins de santé ...

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