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Impact of the revised European Tobacco Product Directive on the quality of e-cigarette refill liquids in Belgium

nicotine concentration accuracy was investigated in samples before, during and after the implementation of the revised Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) as an indicator of good manufacturing practices. This ...

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

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. Bioaccessibility of As, determined via the ...

Food insecurity and its association with changes in nutritional habits among adults during the COVID-19 confinement measures in Belgium.

household income. SETTING: Belgium. PARTICIPANTS: 8640 adults recruited by convenience sampling. RESULTS: About 10.4% of Belgians often or sometimes feared food shortages, 5.0% were often or sometimes short of food ...

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

Dipstick tests and urine cultures were routinely performed in 30.2% and 44.6% of the facilities, respectively. In non-catheterised residents, voided or midstream urine sampling was most frequently applied. ...

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

data collected retrospectively in a case–control study linking microbiological test results (isolated bacteria and their susceptibility) of urine samples routinely collected from primary, secondary and ...

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.

portioned and samples of 50 g were vacuum packed then cooked and cooled based on thermal processing employed by the meat processing industry. These cooked ham model samples were stored under reasonably ...

Enantiomeric fraction of hexabromocyclododecanes in foodstuff from the Belgian market

enantiomeric fractions of the same samples. None of the samples could be considered as racemic for the α-isomer suggesting that foodstuff contamination occurred prior to death of the corresponding producing ...

Validity of self-reported mammography uptake in the Belgian health interview survey: selection and reporting bias.

Health Insurance organizations (BCHI). METHODS: Individual BHIS 2013 data (n = 1040) were linked to BCHI data 2010-13 (BHIS- BCHI sample). Being reimbursed for mammography within the last 2-years was used ...

Comparing health insurance data and health interview survey data for ascertaining chronic disease prevalence in Belgium.

15 years and older. Linkage was possible for 93% of BHIS-participants, resulting in a study sample of 8474 individuals. For seven CD s disease status was available both through self-reported ...

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 ...

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