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IoT powered servitization of manufacturing – an exploratory case study
More than ever companies are challenged to rethink their offerings while simultaneously being provided with a unique opportunity for creating or recreating their product-service systems. This paperExpand
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The challenges of lean manufacturing implementation in SMEs
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify the lean manufacturing implementation challenges in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The study is based on experiences of the FinnishExpand
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Molecular Evidence of Coinfection of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato, Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis Agent, and Babesia microti in Ticks From Northwestern Poland
To assess the potential risk for tick-borne agents, Ixodes ricinus were collected from 2 sites in northwestern Poland. The ticks were tested by polymerase chain reaction for coinfection with BorreliaExpand
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Bacteria of the genus Anaplasma - characteristics of Anaplasma and their vectors: a review
Over recent years, there has been a growing interest in bacteria from the genus Anaplasma, especially the species A. marginale, A. ovis and A. phagocytophilum. It is connected with the pathogenicExpand
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PCR detection of granulocytic Anaplasma and Babesia in Ixodes ricinus ticks and birds in west-central Poland.
The aim of the study was to establish the role of forest birds as reservoirs of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia spp. in Wielkopolski National Park. A total of 108 birds from 9 species wereExpand
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Host and pathogen DNA identification in blood meals of nymphal Ixodes ricinus ticks from forest parks and rural forests of Poland
DNA analysis of blood meals from unfed nymphal Ixodes ricinus allows for the identification of tick host and tick-borne pathogens in the host species. The recognition of host species for tick larvaeExpand
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Detecting DNAs of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia in the blood of patients suspected of Lyme disease.
Co-occurrence of granulocytic anaplasmosis, borreliosis and babesiosis in humans is a result of common vectors for the respective pathogens of these diseases, most commonly ticks from the genusExpand
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Virus Detection in Questing Ticks is not a Sensitive Indicator for Risk Assessment of Tick‐Borne Encephalitis in Humans
Tick‐borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) is the most important tick‐transmitted arbovirus causing human disease in Europe, but information on its endemic occurrence varies between countries because ofExpand
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Prevalence of DNA and antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in dogs suspected of borreliosis.
The aim of the paper was an attempt to correlate clinical signs with the presence of DNA of Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) s.l. and the antibodies against B. burgdorferi s.l. in the blood of dogs.Expand
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Use of DNA sequences for Rickettsia identification in Ixodes ricinus ticks: the first detection of Rickettsia monacensis in Poland.
The cosmopolitan tick Ixodes ricinus inhabiting Europe, including Poland, is a vector for many pathogens, such as various Rickettsia species, which spread to new territories. They are present mainlyExpand
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