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

Keywords: Aged long-term care prevention and control urinary catheterisation Urinary Tract Infections urine specimen collection Abstract: Background: Urinary tract infections (UTI s) are one of the most ...

A genoserotyping system for a fast and objective identification of Salmonella serotypes commonly isolated from poultry and pork food sectors in Belgium.

Microbiol, Volume 91 (2020) Keywords: Salmonella; Genoserotyping; Luminex; Decision support system; Food safety Abstract: Humans are mostly contaminated by Salmonella through the consumption of pork- and ...

QuilA-Adjuvanted T. gondii Lysate Antigens Trigger Robust Antibody and IFNγ+ T Cell Responses in Pigs Leading to Reduction in Parasite DNA in Tissues Upon Challenge InfectionImage

toxoplasmosis. In healthy individuals T. gondii infections mostly remain asymptomatic, however this parasite causes severe morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients and congenital toxoplasmosis in ...

A Practical Method to Implement Strain-Level Metagenomics-Based Foodborne Outbreak Investigation and Source Tracking in Routine.

Shiga toxin-producing (STEC) as a case study. Different DNA extraction kits and enrichment procedures were investigated to obtain the most practical workflow. We demonstrated the feasibility of shotgun ...

Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use and healthcare-associated infections in Belgian acute care hospitals: results of the Global-PPS and ECDC-PPS 2017.

81.4%, 28,007 patients). Overall, a crude prevalence of patients with at least one antimicrobial of 27.1% (95% confidence interval (CI) 26.5-27.6%) was found. The most frequently reported indications were ...

The African swine fever virus isolate Belgium 2018/1 shows high virulence in European wild boar.

fever (ASF) is one of the most important and complex viral diseases in domestic pigs and wild boar. Over the last decade, the disease has spread to several European and Asian countries and is now one of ...

Superficial mycoses in Belgium: Burden, costs and antifungal drugs consumption

their high incidence and long treatment duration, dermatophytoses represented the bulk of the burden, accounting for 92.2% of the total DALY s of superficial mycoses. Terbinafine was the most prescribed ...

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

combining the prevention of smoking initiation with smoking cessation programs are the most effective, yielding the largest increase in healthy life years (1.9/1.7) and the largest decrease in unhealthy life ...

Antimicrobial prescribing by Belgian dentists in ambulatory care, from 2010 to 2016.

rate of J01 increased by 6.3%, while the PID rate declined by 6.7%. Amoxicillin and amoxicillin with an enzyme inhibitor were the most often prescribed products, followed by clindamycin, clarithromycin, ...

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

SAQ but the overall SAQ unit response rate was low. Therefore, future research is recommended to further assess which type of SAQ design implemented after a F2F interview is the most beneficial to ...

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