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Impact of rotavirus vaccination on laboratory confirmed cases in Belgium.

in Belgium in 2006 and recommended in the universal schedule in January 2007. We measured the impact of rotavirus vaccination through an active laboratory-based surveillance system. In 2008, the number ...

Measles resurgence in Belgium from January to mid-April 2011: a preliminary report.

consequence of insufficient vaccine coverage in previous years. Efforts to communicate the benefits of measles vaccination to the public and to advise health professionals on control measures and outbreak ...

Multiple risk behaviour: increasing socio-economic gap over time?

dichotomized as low (0-2) vs. high (3-4). For the assessment of socio-economic inequalities in multiple risk behaviour, summary measures as Odds Ratio (OR) and Relative Index of Inequality (RII) were calculated ...

Monitoring of all-cause mortality in Belgium (Be-MOMO): a new and automated system for the early detection and quantification of the mortality impact of public health events.

and quantifying outbreaks, crucial for public health decision-making and evaluation of measures. Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Category:  A1 FOS Classification:  3.03 Health sciences ...

Readiness of the Belgian network of sentinel general practitioners to deliver electronic health record data for surveillance purposes: results of survey study.

relation between EHR software package, GP characteristics and compliance with three quality criteria was equally measured by multivariable logistic regression. RESULTS: A response rate of 99% was obtained. ...

Reflection paper on MRSA in food-producing and companion animals: epidemiology and control options for human and animal health.

have been suggested for livestock, horses, companion animals, as well as instructions on safety measures for persons in contact with animals. Conclusions were drawn with emphasis on future research ...

Trends in mortality and morbidity related to Clostridium difficile infections, Belgium 1998-2007

last decade. Emerging hypervirulent, fluoroquinolone-resistant strains might have contributed to this. We measured CDI-related mortality, incidence and number of diagnostic tests performed for the period ...

Trends in social inequalities in obesity: Belgium, 1997 to 2004.

METHODS: We used data from three national cross-sectional health interview surveys (1997 n=7953, 2001 n=8887, and 2004 n=9709) to estimate age-standardized obesity prevalence and a series of summary measures ...

Infections in residents of nursing homes.

control measures should be based upon the particularities of the specific setting of a nursing home and its residents. Health Topics:  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Category:  A1 FOS Classification:  3.03 ...

A population-based prevalence study of hepatitis A, B and C virus using oral fluid in Flanders, Belgium.

hepatitis A antibodies, hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis C antibodies was measured in oral fluid samples collected by postal survey. Using the National Population Register, an incremental sampling ...

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