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Pesticide Use in Market Gardening and Perceived Risk of Consumers Exposed to Pesticide Residues

the Djebeniana delegation (Sfax governorate, Tunisia) in order to analyze the phytosanitary practices of farmers on the one hand, and to better understand the attitude related to vegetable consumption ...

Excess mortality during the first and second waves of the COVID-19 epidemic in Belgium

distancing, etc.) and non-pharmaceutical interventions (e.g., hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, etc.), it is possible that the excess mortality during this period would have been greater. Mortality ...

Detection of Clinical and Subclinical Lumpy Skin Disease Using Ear Notch Testing and Skin Biopsies.

biopsies and ear notches are less fit for purpose, as LSDV DNA is only detectable in these samples several days after it is detectable in blood samples. On the other hand, blood samples are less advisable ...

Use of generic social services and social integration of patients with a severe mental illness in Belgium: Individual and services network determinants

services (n = 517, participation rate = 53%) in 19 networks of services, covering most of Belgium. On the one hand, we asked patients, amongst other, about their health condition, their social integration in ...

Nusinersen treatment significantly improves hand grip strength, hand motor function and MRC sum scores in adult patients with spinal muscular atrophy types 3 and 4

Hand grip strength (p = 0.03), hand motor function (p = 0.04) as assessed by a sub-score of the Revised Upper Limb Module (RULM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) sum score (p = 0.04) improved ...

Healthcare-associated infections in home healthcare: an extensive assessment, 2019.

Health Care Hand hygiene Home Care Services Humans Abstract: IntroductionThe number of patients and clinical conditions treated in home healthcare (HHC) is increasing. Care in home settings presents many ...

Conducting national burden of disease studies in small countries in Europe– a feasible challenge?

institutes of public health, statistical offices and other bodies. Hence, DALY s can be estimated at a national level through the combination of the YLL and YLD  information. On the other hand, small countries ...

Reitox national reporting to EMCDDA on drugs and drug addiction, 2020

published for national objectives. Nevertheless, the annual reporting & related information is certainly at hand and anyone can receive tailored information upon request to the Belgian national focal ...

Annual report Belgian Cystic Fibrosis Registry 2018

xylosoxidans from 5.9% in 2009, stabilizing at prevalence levels of about 10.0% since 2012. The prevalence of the Burkholderia cepacia complex on the other hand has decreased to 3.0% in 2018, after a stable ...

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

genotypes. Besides a universal, all-in-one workflow with less hands-on-time (five versus seven actual working days for WGS versus conventional), WGS-based cgMLST-typing demonstrated increased resolution. This ...

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