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

control (IPC) and diagnostic practices for UTI s in Belgian NH s. Methods: Local staff members had to complete an institution-level questionnaire exploring the availability of IPC practices and resources ...

Fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli isolates after exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics: a retrospective case–control study

tertiary care patients in Belgium with information on prior antibiotic use at the patient level up to 1 year previously. Results In urine samples from 6125 patients, 7204 E. coli isolates were retrieved ...

Influence of reduced levels or suppression of sodium nitrite on the outgrowth and toxinogenesis of psychrotrophic Clostridium botulinum Group II type B in cooked ham.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Lebrun, S; Van Nieuwenhuysen, T; Crèvecoeur, S; Vanleyssem, R; Thimister, J; Denayer, S; Jeuge, S; Daube, G; Clinquart, A; Fremaux, B Source: Int J Food Microbiol, Volume 334 (2020) Keywords: Ani ...

The effect of a shelf placement intervention on sales of healthier and less healthy breakfast cereals in supermarkets: A co-designed pilot study.

three control) in Auckland, New Zealand. Products were ranked by nutrient levels and profile, and after accounting for the supermarkets’ space management principles, healthier products were placed at ...

Food cost and adherence to guidelines for healthy diets: evidence from Belgium.

age and household education level groups. RESULTS: Processed meat contributed most (9.8%-14.4% dependent on age group) to the daily cost of diets. Soft drinks contributed to the daily cost more while ...

Position paper on the use of an “estimated acceptable concentration” (EAC) as basis for a control policy's action level for carcinogens unintentionally present in food

Background In the absence of legal maximum limits, the competent authority may act if high contamination levels that endanger public health are identified. A pragmatic approach to identify whether a value is ...

Update of the risk assessment of nickel in food and drinking water

lowest‐observed‐adverse‐effect‐level of 4.3 μg Ni/kg bw was selected as the reference point. The margin of exposure (MOE) approach was applied and an MOE of 30 or higher was considered as being indicative of a low health concern. The ...

Risk assessment of nitrate and nitrite in feed

based on methaemoglobin (MetHb) levels in animal’s blood that would not induce clinical signs of hypoxia. The BMDL10  is applicable to all bovines, except for pregnant cows in which reproductive effects ...

Ecotoxicity profile of heavily contaminated surface water of two rivers in Tunisia

toxicological approaches. In the physicochemical analysis, the recorded levels of COD and TSS in both samples exceed the Tunisian standards. Using the analytical approach, several metals and some textile dyes ...

Carry-over of some Fusarium mycotoxins in tissues and eggs of chickens fed experimentally mycotoxin-contaminated diets

laying hens fed contaminated diets. After an adaptation period, the chickens were fed contaminated diets containing mg/kg levels of deoxynivalenol (DON), enniatins (ENN A, A1, B, B1) and beauvericin (BEA) ...

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