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Development of molecular tools for rapid detection and quantification of indoor airborne molds to assess their impact on public health

monitoring methods have also been developed. Through the application of the developed tools to specific case studies, we aimed to improve the current knowledge on fungal contamination.  At first, we developed ...

BruxAir. Short-term health effects of air pollution in the Brussels Capital Region 2004-2011: an epidemiological time series approach.

resolution). The aggregated data were analysed with time series methodologies. The objectives of the study were to (1) evaluate the use of the purchase of respiratory medication sales as a proxy for the adverse ...

. Identification of hazardous compounds used in printed paper and board food contact materials: Pilot study towards the mutagenicity of a selection of compounds with positive in silico results.

Publication Type: Dissertation Authors: Ooghe, N. Source: VUB, Brussels, Belgium, p.50 (2016) Accession Number: NA Keywords: board food contact materials hazardous compounds In silico mutagenicity printed paper Health Topics:  Food contact materials Matér ...

Epidemiologie en behandeling van acute Charcot voet: prospectieve follow-up studie van 62 patiënten uit de IKED-Voet studie

Publication Type: Dissertation Authors: Vermeersch, Jens; Matricali, Giovanni; Kris Doggen Source: KU Leuven, Leuven, p.66 (2016) Abstract: Aim: This study aims to analyze the actual circumstances ...

Study of the possible migration risks of food contact materials for children under 3 years

(PP), polyethersulphone (PES), polyamide (PA), Tritan™ or silicone baby bottles, have appeared on the market. Migration of BPA from PC has already been extensively studied. Unfortunately, the nature and ...

Development of a molecular alternative to classical microbiological subtyping methods, Salmonella phage typing as a case study

Belgium, p.96- 100 (2016) ISBN: D/2015/2505/03 Keywords: a alternative AS Case case studies Case study case-study Development method methods Molecular report Salmonella study Subtyping Service:  Activités ...

Detection and risk evaluation of counterfeit medicines based on physico-chemical properties: the fingerprint and chemometrics approach

MS impurity fingerprinting as a means to differentiate genuine from counterfeit medicines. This study shows that a perfect discrimination between genuine and counterfeit pharmaceuticals could be ...

Strategies to detect unauthorized genetically modified organisms in food and feed chain

unauthorized GMO, this PhD aims to improve and strengthen the existing GMO detection system using high-tech approaches. First, as a study case, an overview of genetically modified (GM) rice, developed around the ...

Role of wildlife and domestic pigs as reservoirs for hepatitis E virus (HEV): study of the infection in suids and cervids and of the susceptibility of pigs to HEV originating from wild boa

seroprevalences can be found in European pig and wild boar populations. The aims of the first study of this thesis were to obtain prevalence data on HEV infection in swine in Belgium and to phylogenetically compare ...

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