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The search for therapeutic bacteriophages uncovers one new subfamily and two new genera of Pseudomonas-infecting Myoviridae.

Abstract: In a previous study, six virulent bacteriophages PAK_P1, PAK_P2, PAK_P3, PAK_P4, PAK_P5 and CHA_P1 were evaluated for their in vivo efficacy in treating Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections using ...

Multi locus variable-number tandem repeat (MLVA) typing tools improved the surveillance of Salmonella enteritidis: a 6 years retrospective study.

including phage typing, antimicrobial susceptibility testing and MLVA on 1,535 S. Enteritidis isolates collected between 2007 and 2012, was used to evaluate the added value of MLVA for public health ...

Development of the European Health Interview Survey- Physical Activity Questionnaire (EHIS-PAQ) to monitor physical activity in the European Union.

Survey (EHIS). This article presents the EHIS- PAQ and describes its development and evaluation processes. METHODS: Research institutes from Belgium, Estonia and Germany participated in the Improvement of ...

Surveillance of bloodstream infections in Belgian hospitals ('SEP')-Annual report 2014, Surveillance data 2000-2014

Belgium since 1992. The surveillance protocol has been reviewed in 2012, with an emphasis on the usefulness of the data collection for guidance and evaluation of preventive actions. Since 2014, the ...

Evaluation of the Speed-Oligo Mycobacteria assay for the identification of nontuberculous mycobacteria.

present study aimed to evaluate the performance of the Speed-Oligo Mycobacteria assay for the identification of NTM. We examined a total of 62 strains (9 type strains, 19 reference strains and 34 clinical ...

Comparison of self-rated health and activity limitation as predictors of short term mortality in the older population.

over Belgium Diagnostic Self Evaluation Disabled Persons Female Humans Male mortality Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Category:  A1 FOS Classification:  3.03 Health sciences ...

Assessing the validity of the Global Activity Limitation Indicator in fourteen European countries.

Med Res Methodol, Volume 15, p.1 (2015) Keywords: Activities of daily living Adult Data collection Disability Evaluation Europe Female Health Status Indicators Humans Life expectancy Male middle aged ...

Evaluation of 3 rapid influenza diagnostic tests during the 2012-2013 epidemic: influences of subtype and viral load.

article evaluates the performance of 3 rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDT s), in correlation with the influenza subtypes and the viral load. A total of 236 samples were prospectively analyzed with ...

Estimation of hepatitis E virus (HEV) pig seroprevalence using ELISA and Western blot and comparison between human and pig HEV sequences in Belgium.

prevalence of 73% (95% CI 68.8-77.5) was determined in Belgian pigs and a part of the results were re-evaluated by Western blot (WB). A receiver operating characteristic curve analysis was performed and ...

Using mortality follow-up of surveys to estimate social inequalities in healthy life years.

2001 census. The validity of this approach was evaluated against two criteria. First, the HLY calculated using the census and those calculated using the surveys must not be significantly different. ...

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