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Estimation of vaccination coverage from electronic healthcare records; methods performance evaluation – A contribution of the ADVANCE-project

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Braeye, Toon; Bauchau, Vincent; Sturkenboom, Miriam; Emborg, Hanne-Dorthe; ía, Ana Llorente; Huerta, Consuelo; Merino, Elisa Martin; Bollaerts, Kaatje Source: PLOS ONE, Volume 14, Issue 9 (2019) ...

ADVANCE database characterisation and fit for purpose assessment for multi-country studies on the coverage, benefits and risks of pertussis vaccinations.

risks of vaccines. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate if European healthcare databases can be used to estimate vaccine coverage, benefit and/or risk using pertussis-containing vaccines as an example. METHODS ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses

outbreak, early diagnosis, and therefore fast and adequate detection, is needed. To this end, a multiplex reverse transcription real-time polymerase chain reaction TaqMan method was designed to detect Zika ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

Abstract: Objectives We investigated the potential impact of reduced tobacco use scenarios on total life expectancy and health expectancies, i.e., healthy life years and unhealthy life years. Methods Data ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses.

a multiplex reverse transcription real-time polymerase chain reaction TaqMan® method was designed to detect universally Zika and chikungunya viruses. DESIGN: Two methods, targeting different genome segments, ...

Mixing mixed-mode designs in a national health interview survey: a pilot study to assess the impact on the self-administered questionnaire non-response.

interview survey. METHODS: A pilot study (n = 266, age 15+) was organized using a mixed-mode SAQ design following the F2F interview. Respondents were invited to complete a web SAQ either immediately after the ...

Prevalence of pathogens in ticks collected from humans through citizen science in Belgium.

humans in 2017. METHODS: Using a citizen science approach based on an existing notification tool for tick bites, a sample of ticks was collected across the country. Collected ticks were screened by PCR for ...

Is the European Health Interview Survey online yet? Response and net sample composition of a web-based data collection.

the sole mode. In the context of future EHIS, the response rate and net sample composition of a web-only approach was tested. METHODS: A Belgian study with a target sample size of 1000 (age: 16-85) was ...

Determinants of persistent organic pollutant (POP) concentrations in human breast milk of a cross-sectional sample of primiparous mothers in Belgium

characteristics that determined POP concentrations in breast milk of primiparous mothers in Belgium. Methods Breast milk samples were obtained from a cross-sectional sample of 206 primiparous mothers in 2014. POP ...

Immunisation of migrants in EU/EEA countries: Policies and practices.

about the vaccines given to child/adolescent migrants is recorded in 22 countries and to adult migrants in 19 countries with a large variation in recording methods found across countries. Individual and ...

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