Résultats de la recherche - 103 results

Evaluation of detection methods for non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli from food.

this pathogen is of great importance for public health reasons. In this study the detection and isolation of four non- O157 STEC strains (O26, O103, O111, O145) from different artificially contaminated ...

Analysis of illegal peptide biopharmaceuticals frequently encountered by controlling agencies.

distributions of these substances. At their request, suspected protein and peptide preparations are analysed in our Official Medicines Control Laboratory (OMCL). It stands to reason that a general screening ...

Biological activity conferred by endocrine disrupting chemicals in hospital effluent and river water from the Brussels Region, Belgium

s).  For  this  reason,  the  Water  Framework Directive (WFD, amended in  2013/39/ EU) established a priority list of 33 new  and 8 previously regulated chemical pollutants, some of which have shown to ...

How well do physical activity questions perform? A European cognitive testing study.

intensity which would be desirable to obtain from a scientific point of view; however, respondents can hardly provide this information for cognitive reasons. Studies investigating the respondents’ perspective ...

Barriers to and facilitators of compliance with clinic-based cervical cancer screening: population-based cohort study of women aged 23-60 years.

travel costs and other direct non-medical costs incurred in attending clinic-based cervical cancer screening, (b) investigating screening compliance and reasons for noncompliance, (c) determining women’s ...

Transitions between health care settings in the final three months of life in four EU countries

Patient wishes were cited as the reason for the last transition before death in 27%, 39%, 9% and 6% of cases in Belgium, Netherlands, Italy and Spain, respectively (P < 0.001). CONCLUSION: End-of-life ...

Safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy of the candidate tuberculosis vaccine MVA85A in healthy adults infected with HIV-1: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial.

M tuberculosis infection or disease, although the study was underpowered to detect an effect against disease. Potential reasons for the absence of detectable efficacy in this trial include insufficient induction ...

Human biomonitoring of multiple mycotoxins in the Belgian population: Results of the BIOMYCO study.

assessment at individual level. For this reason, the BIOMYCO study was designed to assess mycotoxin exposure in Belgian adults and children using urinary biomarkers of exposure. Morning urine was gathered in ...

Proof of concept for the inhibition of foot-and-mouth disease virus replication by the anti-viral drug 2'-C-methylcytidine in severe combined immunodeficient mice.

no longer detected in 13 of 15 treated mice. All eight untreated mice suffered from an acute generalized disease and were euthanized for ethical reasons on average at 4 dpi. These results illustrate ...

Mumps increase in Flanders, Belgium, 2012-2013: results from temporary mandatory notification and a cohort study among university students.

essential. However, the reasons for low vaccine effectiveness must be further explored and additional immunological research for more immunogenic mumps vaccines is necessary. Health Topics:  Health and disease ...

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