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Heat related mortality in the two largest Belgian urban areas: A time series analysis

island Abstract: Background Summer temperatures are expected to increase and heat waves will occur more frequently, be longer, and be more intense as a result of global warming. A growing body of evidence ...

Use of Whole Genome Sequencing Data for a First in Silico Specificity Evaluation of the RT-qPCR Assays Used for SARS-CoV-2 Detection.

for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), which exhibits three primer mismatches present in 358 SARS-CoV-2 genomes sequenced mainly in Europe from February 2020 onwards. The best results were obtained ...

Assessment of natural coagulants to remediate Tunisian textile wastewater by combining physicochemical, analytical, and toxicological data

textile effluents, these results were only partially supported by the toxicological and analytical data. Health Topics:  Health and environment Santé et environnement Gezondheid en milieu Service:  ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

the census tract of the residence on OAD medication sales. Models were adjusted for air pollution (PM 10), housing quality and administrative region. Results: Consistent associations between OAD ...

An evaluation of species distribution models to estimate tree diversity at genus level in a heterogeneous urban-rural landscape

application of macro-ecological constraints resulted in an underestimation of generic tree diversity (probability stacking, True Positive Rate of 0.533). We conclude that summing presences derived from species ...

An evaluation of species distribution models to estimate tree diversity at genus level in a heterogeneous urban-rural landscape

distribution models were simply added up (binary stacking, True Positive Rate of 0.903). The application of macro-ecological constraints resulted in an underestimation of generic tree diversity (probability ...

Opinion: Airtightness for Decontamination by Fumigation of High-Containment Laboratories

a fumigation with aerosolized hydrogen peroxide using an automated device, according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Results: Incubation of all BI disks placed in the facility with the highest level of ...

Evaluation of a TEM based Approach for Size Measurement of Particulate (Nano)materials

materials ERM- FD100 and ERM- FD304. The image analysis method was validated in an inter-laboratory study by 19 laboratories, which resulted in a within-laboratory precision in the range of 2–8% and ...

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

logistic regression was used to assess risk factors for different evolutions of complication. Model parameter estimates were used to calculate odds ratios for significant risk factors. RESULTS: Fifty-seven ...

Levels of organochlorinated pesticide residues and other persistent organic pollutants in breast milk: the Belgian results from the 6th WHO-coordinated survey

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Ilse Van Overmeire; Laure Joly; Malarvannan,G.; Poma,G.; Covaci,A.; A. Colles; Koppen, G.; Den Hond, E.; Van de Mieroop, E.; De Wolf, M.C; Charlet, F.; Svetlana V. Malysheva; Vanhouc ...

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