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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 ...

Estimates of the 2015 global and regional disease burden from four foodborne metals- arsenic, cadmium, lead and methylmercury

discusses them in the context of the World Health Organization’s initiative to estimate the global burden of foodborne disease. The results indicate that in 2015, ingestion of arsenic, methylmercury, lead, ...

The health and economic impact of acute gastroenteritis in Belgium, 2010-2014

per case and €94 per person. AGE results in a substantial health and economic impact in Belgium, justifying continued mitigation efforts. Health Topics:  Burden of disease Fardeau de la maladie ...

The seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus infection in Belgium anno 2002 and 2006: a comparative analysis with hepatitis A virus seroprevalence

two cross-sectional serological datasets from 2002 and 2006. The seroprevalence was estimated relying on diagnostic test results based on cut-off values pre-specified by the manufacturers of the tests ...

Burden and Risk Assessment of Foodborne Disease

or Salmonella may result in disabling complications, long-term health outcomes, or even death. Furthermore, foodborne hazards include a broad range of microbiological and chemical agents, several of ...

Global burden of intellectual disability resulting from prenatal exposure to methylmercury, 2015

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: David C Bellinger; Brecht Devleesschauwer; O'Leary, Keri; Herman J Gibb Source: Environ Res, Volume 170, Number 421 (2019) Keywords: Diet Disability-adjusted life year Foodborne burden of di ...

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 ...

Toxoplasma gondii in stranded marine mammals from the North Sea and Eastern Atlantic Ocean: Findings and diagnostic difficulties

animals tested by PCR, only two harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) cerebrum samples, obtained from animals stranded on the Dutch coast, tested positive. The serological results showed a wide variation ...

Growth of Stressed Strains of Four Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Serogroups in Five Enrichment Broths.

h of enrichment was measured; lag phases and maximum growth rates were also calculated. In general, growth on BPW resulted in a short lag phase followed by a high maximum growth rate during the ...

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