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Street youths are the only high-risk group for HIV in a low-prevalence South American country.

OBJECTIVES: To measure HIV prevalence in various subpopulations in Bolivia. DESIGN: In 2002 in Cochabamba, we offered voluntary counseling and testing to homeless street youths, registered and unregistered ...

Mycobacterium tuberculosis with disruption in genes encoding the phosphate binding proteins PstS1 and PstS2 is deficient in phosphate uptake and demonstrates reduced in vivo virulence.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Phosphate-Binding Proteins Phosphates Tuberculosis virulence Abstract: By measuring phosphate uptake by Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains with the pstS1 and pstS2 genes genetically ...

Validation of the CALUX bioassay for PCDD/F analyses in human blood plasma and comparison with GC-HRMS.

CALUX bioassay to measure all compounds with affinity for the AhR may partly explain this proportional systematic error. Nevertheless, the present results suggest that the CALUX bioassay could be ...

Induction of in vivo functional Db-restricted cytolytic T cell activity against a putative phosphate transport receptor of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

we determined the immunodominant Th1-type CD4 (+) T cell epitopes in C57BL /10 mice, as measured by spleen cell IL-2 and IFN-gamma production. Furthermore, a potent IFN-gamma-inducing, D(b)-restricted ...

Socio-economic inequalities in health expectancy in Belgium.

health. Two measures of educational attainment were used: absolute educational attainment and the position on a relative hierarchical educational scale obtained by a regression-based method. The latter ...

Cervical cancer screening in the Flemish region (Belgium): measurement of the attendance rate by telephone interview.

to measure the rate of participation in cervical cancer screening among a sample of 1,477 women between 18 and 69 years old, residing in the Flemish Region and selected by random digit dialling. ...

A Campylobacter coli foodborne outbreak in Belgium.

of adequate control measures. Health Topics:  Health and disease monitoring Category:  A1 FOS Classification:  3.03 Health sciences ...

Impact of solid cancer on in-hospital mortality overall and among different subgroups of patients with COVID-19: a nationwide, population-based analysis.

Patients with solid cancer should be prioritised in vaccination campaigns and in tailored containment measurements. Health Topics:  COVID-19 Service:  Épidémiologie des maladies infectieuses Epidemiologie ...

Prevalence and incidence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in children and school staff measured between December 2020 and June 2021: Findings of the second testing period – brief summary

Publication Type: Sci. report, recommendat°, guidance doc., directive, monograph Authors: Els Duysburgh; Joanna Merckx; Milena Callies; Ines Kabouche; Mathieu Roelants; Isabelle Desombere Source: Sciensano, Brussels, Belgium (2021) Keywords: CHILDREN COVI ...

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