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Global burden of cancer and coronary heart disease resulting from dietary exposure to arsenic, 2015

food consumption patterns. The global burden of CHD attributable to foodborne inorganic arsenic also varied with WHO region and may contribute as much as 49 million DALY s. However, in contrast to cancer ...

Low hepatitis C prevalence in Belgium: implications for treatment reimbursement and scale up.

needed to estimate the budgetary impact of reimbursement of direct-acting antivirals (DAA s). In Belgium, the restricted reimbursement criteria are mainly guided by regional seroprevalence estimates of ...

Global and regional source attribution of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections using analysis of outbreak surveillance data

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Pires, Sara M.; Majowicz, Shannon; Gill, Alexander; Brecht Devleesschauwer Source: Epidemiology and Infection, Volume 147 (2019) Health Topics:  Pathogene E. coli Pathogenic E. coli E. coli patho ...

Black aspergilli: A remaining challenge in fungal taxonomy?

mass spectrometry (MALDI- TOF MS) was tested and the antifungal susceptibilities of clinical isolates were evaluated. A total of 175 strains were molecularly analyzed. Three regions were amplified (ITS, ...

Quality of primary palliative care for older people with mild and severe dementia: an international mortality follow-back study using quality indicators.

investigated the overall quality of primary palliative care for older people with dementia in three different countries. Design/setting: a mortality follow-back survey through nation- and region ...

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 ...

Differences in antigenic sites and other functional regions between genotype A and G mumps virus surface proteins.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Gouma, Sigrid; Vermeire, Tessa; Steven Van Gucht; Martens, Lennart; Veronik Hutse; Cremer, Jeroen; Paul A Rota; Leroux-Roels, Geert; Koopmans, Marion; Rob van Binnendijk; Vandermarliere, Elien So ...

Distribution of HCV genotypes in Belgium from 2008 to 2015.

especially for the investigation of the possible impact of migration from endemic regions and prior to the increasing use of highly potent direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agents. Health Topics:  Hepatitis A, B, ...

Genetic Basis and Clonal Population Structure of Antibiotic Resistance in Isolated From Broiler Carcasses in Belgium.

in the quinolone resistance determining region (QRDR) of the gene, while isolates resistant to tetracycline were screened for the presence of the gene. These resistance determinants were observed in ...

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