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

Keywords: Aged long-term care prevention and control urinary catheterisation Urinary Tract Infections urine specimen collection Abstract: Background: Urinary tract infections (UTI s) are one of the most ...

Genomic epidemiology of emerging ESBL-producing Kentucky in Europe.

Kentucky. Routine surveillance at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) detected cases with a ciprofloxacin-resistant. Kentucky with the ESBL-gene. Ensuing research identified 78 cases ...

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

Infect Control, Volume 9 (2020) Keywords: point prevalence survey; healthcare-associated infections; antimicrobial use; acute care hospitals; Belgium Abstract: Background: The point prevalence survey of ...

RNA-based drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

format. In short, 200 µl of a positively flagged MGIT culture is spiked with a specific concentration of a drug, while a control sample is incubated in absence of the drug. Multiplex mRNA quantification is ...

High relative humidity pre-harvest reduces post-harvest proliferation of Salmonella in tomatoes.

factors. High relative humidity the week prior to harvest was consistently associated with lower Salmonella proliferation. A controlled lab experiment confirmed that tomatoes containing their native ...

Perspective: Essential Study Quality Descriptors for Data from Nutritional Epidemiologic Research.

quality of cohort, case-control, and cross-sectional studies and dietary measurement. Second, 2 face-to-face workshops were organized to determine the study characteristics that affect data quality. Third, ...

What can the CF registry tell us about rare CFTR-mutations? A Belgian study.

to CF-controls, carrying 2 class 1 to 3 mutations (CF classic). Disease severity was compared between both groups. To avoid bias in the comparison, transplanted patients were excluded from each group. ...

Pertussis diagnosis in Belgium: results of the National Reference Centre for Bordetella anno 2015.

It is clear that pertussis continues to be a problem in Belgium and that other vaccination strategies (maternal vaccination, cocoon vaccination) and ultimately better vaccines will be needed to control ...

Present status of laboratory diagnosis of human taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe.

diagnosis of these pathologies is relevant for their prevention and control. The aims of this study were to know the diagnostic tests used in European laboratories for human taeniosis/cysticercosis by means ...

Attribution of global foodborne disease to specific foods: Findings from a World Health Organization structured expert elicitation.

on which to link FBD s and specific foods in many parts of the world, providing guidance for policy actions to control FBD s. Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Category:  A1 FOS ...

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