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Staphylococcal enterotoxin gene cluster: prediction of enterotoxin (SEG and SEI) production and of the source of food poisoning based on Saβ typing.

animal) were investigated applying bioinformatics methods (phylogenetic analysis using the core genome and different alignments). SEG and SEI expression was tested using a sandwich ELISA method.Strains ...

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.

conditions, incorporation rates of NaNO ≥ 30 mg/kg prevented the outgrowth and toxinogenesis of C. botulinum Group II type B in the cooked ham model, regardless of the NaCl concentrations tested. In contrast, ...

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

products within one category (breakfast cereals), was selected for testing. A pilot study (baseline, intervention and follow-up, 12-weeks each) was undertaken in six supermarkets (three intervention and ...

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

statistic was also calculated. Participants’ sociodemographic and health status characteristics associated with agreement were tested using logistic regression for each CD. RESULTS: Prevalence from BCHI data ...

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

the study areas. Combining chemical and biological approaches, allowed the detection of water ecotoxicity in testing organisms and the identification of possible contributors to the toxicity observed in ...

Release of trace elements from enameled table- and cookware: comparison of test conditions

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Heidi Demaegdt; Karlien Cheyns Source: Ad hoc WG on enamelled food contact materials and articles, Issue Council of Europe (2020) Health Topics:  Food consumption and food safety Con ...

Deep amplicon sequencing for culture-free prediction of susceptibility or resistance to 13 anti-tuberculous drugs.

Source: Eur Respir J (2020) Abstract: Conventional molecular tests for detecting complex (MTBC) drug resistance on clinical samples cover a limited set of mutations. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) typically ...

Chemical and toxciological characterization of e-liquid cigarettes

present in e-liquids with a sweet, buttery taste such as cake, caramel, popcorn (55% in 2017 compared to 27% in 2018). Next, as a test case, the risk of inhaling diacetyl present in e-liquids was ...

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