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[biology of ixodes ricinus (l.) and its pathogens in wrocław area].within 2001-2003, a total of 4743 ticks of ixodes ricinus were trapped from the forest area in masyw sliy (lower silesia, poland) near wrocław. common distribution of ixodid ticks in all examined habitats, located near touristic routes, are potential loci of lyme borreliosis in these recreational areas. out of 1108 tick samples examined by the observation in dfm for the presence of spirochetes, 6.7% were positive. the highest percent of infected ticks (13.1%) was found in 2003.200416859033
ixodes ricinus ticks (acari, ixodidae) as a vector of borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and borrelia miyamotoi in lower silesia, poland--preliminary study.ixodes ricinus is the primary vector of borrelia spirochetes in europe, including both the lyme borreliosis (lb) group and the relapsing fever (rf) group. the aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of different genospecies from the b. burgdorferi s.l. complex and b. miyamotoi in questing i. ricinus collected in chosen areas in lower silesia, sw poland. a total of 599 i. ricinus ticks were investigated using the pcr-rflp method. the calculated overall minimum infection rate of ticks with ...201425150724
[exposure to ticks and erythema chronicum migrans among borreliosis patients in lower silesia].the aim of the study was the analysis of lyme borreliosis cases notified by clinic for infections diseases in wrocław in connection with exposure to ticks in year 2002. in the analyzed group of patients tick bites were confirmed in 77.9% and the most common places of exposition were forest regions in lower silesia (masyw slezy, wzgórza twardógorskie, kotlina kłodzka, wzgórza trzebnickie, bory dolnoślaskie) and in wrocław area. em appeared in 55.8% cases. in cases of multiple ticks professionally ...200415517808
[epidemiology of borreliosis in workers of the district forestry offices in lower silesia].the work presents epidemiological analysis of borrelia burgdorferi (b.b.) infections and borreliosis cases in workers of the district forestry offices in lower silesia in 2003-2005. the infections rate was proved to be high and increasing in time. in 2003-2005 the presence of b.b. antibodies was noted in 672 (35%) examined people. in particular district forestry offices the rate of positive results was between 19.42-50.50%. in several district forestry offices a marked increase of b.b. infection ...200717956058
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