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Occurrence of (suspected) genotoxic flavoring substances in Belgian alcohol-free beers

a wide range of compounds in various types of food and drinks. In order to improve the monitoring of flavoring substances, a versatile and accurate analytical method using the solvent-assisted flavor ...

Psychological distress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and suppression measures during the first wave in Belgium

Health Interview Survey of 2018. Bootstrapping was performed and analyses were reweighted to match the Belgian population in order to control for survey selection bias. Results Half of the respondents ...

Does arsenic pose a health concern after consumption of clay products?

bioaccessible arsenic, in order to perform an exposure assessment and risk characterisation. Total As concentrations differed considerably between the samples and ranged from 0.20 to 6.4 mg As/kg. ...

Mechanical transmission of African swine fever virus by Stomoxys calcitrans: Insights from a mechanistic model.

transmission model for ASF virus (ASFV) within an outdoor domestic pig farm in order to assess the relative contribution of stable flies to the spread of the virus. The model was fitted to the ecology of the ...

An expert opinion assessment of blood-feeding arthropods based on their capacity to transmit African swine fever virus in Metropolitan France.

per BFA was calculated permitting to rank the different BFA s in decreasing order. Finally, a regression tree analysis was used to group those BFA s with comparable likelihood to play a role in ASF ...

Biological monitoring of exposure to pesticide residues among Belgian florists

during preparing bouquets and handling contaminated flowers. A study was conducted among volunteer Belgian florists in order to assess their total exposure by measuring concentrations of pesticides (parent ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses

virus Abstract: Objective The re-emergence and spread of tropical viruses to new areas has raised a wave of concern worldwide. In order to treat patients at an early stage and prevent the diffusion of an ...

Mixing mixed-mode designs in a national health interview survey: a pilot study to assess the impact on the self-administered questionnaire non-response.

sensitive topics. In order to alleviate the burden of a supplementary P&P questioning after the interview, a mixed-mode SAQ design including a web and P&P option was tested for the Belgian health ...

Prevalence of pathogens in ticks collected from humans through citizen science in Belgium.

1 (2019) Abstract: BACKGROUND: In order to evaluate the risk of human exposure to tick-borne pathogens in Belgium, a study on the prevalence of several pathogens was conducted on feeding ticks removed from ...

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