[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
[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
[borrelia burgdorferi infection of ticks in some regions of poland].ixodes ricinus and dermacentor reticulatus ticks were collected by flagging from the vegetation at five different locations in poland in may 1994. i. ricinus (n191) and d. reticulatus (n48), as well as 24 argas reflexus collected from katowice, kornie, szcyglice, urwitałt and zwierzyniec, were examined for the presence of borrelia spirochetes by the indirect immunofluorescent antibody test (ifa). borrelia were found in adult i. ricinus ticks at all 5 collection sites. nine out of 39 i. ricinus m ...19947597184
serological detection of anaplasma phagocytophilum, borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and ehrlichia canis antibodies and dirofilaria immitis antigen in a countrywide survey in dogs in poland.canine vector-borne diseases (cvbds) have increasingly become a focus of attention in the past few years. nevertheless, in many parts of europe information on their occurrence is still scarce. in a large study in poland 3,094 serum samples taken from dogs throughout all 16 polish provinces were tested using a commercial kit for the detection of circulating antibodies against anaplasma phagocytophilum, borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and ehrlichia canis and of dirofilaria immitis antigen. a total ...201424974092
[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
[borrelia burgdorferi genostrains detected in the silesian voivodeship in years 2010-2012].the aim of this study was to analyze borrelia burgdorferi genostrains appearing in the silesian voivodeship in years 2010-2011 and the first half of 2012. material and methods. the analysis was conducted on blood samples of persons bitten by ticks and ticks provided to the provincial sanitary epidemiological station in katowice from patients. the material was examined under the angle of three genostrains of borrelia burgdorferi: borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, borrelia afzelii and borrelia g ...201223484385
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
prevalence of borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in ixodes ricinus ticks (acari, ixodidae) in different polish 1996-1998, a total of 2285 ixodes ricinus ticks (1063 nymphs, 637 males, 585 females) were collected from vegetation from 25 different localities in the 8 polish provinces throughout the country. ticks inhabited all 25 collection sites. the average number of ticks per collection site was 91.4 +/- 13.7. all 2285 ticks were examined for borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.) presence, of which 1333 specimens from 3 provinces were tested by routine indirect immunofluorescence assay (ifa) using p ...199910607993
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