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Diagnosis, prevention and control of urinary tract infections: a survey of routine practices in Belgian nursing homes

infections are crucial as overuse of antibiotics can lead to a variety of negative consequences including the development of multidrug-resistant organisms. Objective: To determine infection prevention and ...

Fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli isolates after exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics: a retrospective case–control study

Abstract: Objectives To investigate whether prior exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics increases the risk of fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli. Methods This was a secondary analysis of ...

Deep amplicon sequencing for culture-free prediction of susceptibility or resistance to 13 anti-tuberculous drugs.

Source: Eur Respir J (2020) Abstract: Conventional molecular tests for detecting complex (MTBC) drug resistance on clinical samples cover a limited set of mutations. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) typically ...

The Benefits of Whole Genome Sequencing for Foodborne Outbreak Investigation from the Perspective of a National Reference Laboratory in a Smaller Country.

analyzed using WGS and compared with their conventional investigations. The corresponding results were obtained, with WGS delivering even more information, e.g., on virulence and antimicrobial resistance ...

Use of a Whole Genome Sequencing-based approach for Mycobacterium tuberculosis surveillance in Europe in 2017-2019: an ECDC pilot study.

and lessons learned to be considered for the future development of a WGS-based surveillance system. WGS and epidemiological data of patients with rifampicin (RR) and multi-drug resistant ...

Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 2017.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Vandael Eline; Katrien Latour; Goossens, Herman; Magerman, Koen; Drapier, Nico; Boudewijn Catry; Versporten, Ann Source: Antimicrob Resist ...

SARS-CoV-2 prevalence, seroprevalence and seroconversion among healthcare workers in Belgium during the 2020 Covid-19 outbreak: Study protocol

Infections liées aux soins et antibiorésistance Zorginfecties en antibioticaresistentie Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance Réponse immunitaire Immuunrespons Immune response Maladies ...

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in school aged children in two regions with difference in prevalence of COVID-19 disease: Interim report

antibioticaresistentie Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance Réponse immunitaire Immuunrespons Immune response Manuscript versions:  DOI:  http://x File:  Version:  Published Full text access:  ...

Prevalence and incidence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in children and school staff measured for one year in Belgium: a sero-epidemiological prospective cohort study

Zorginfecties en antibioticaresistentie Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance Réponse immunitaire Immuunrespons Immune response Manuscript versions:  DOI:  http://x File:  Version:  ...

Surveillance of antimicrobial resistant bacteria in Belgian hospitals: report 2018

Accession Number: D/2020/14.440/8 Keywords: Antibiotic resistance antibiotics Nosocomial infections Health Topics:  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Résistance aux antibiotiques Antibioticaresistentie ...

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