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Serological survey in persons occupationally exposed to tick-borne pathogens in cases of co-infections with Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Bartonella spp. and Babesia microti.
Sera of 39 farmers, 119 foresters and 32 blood donors were investigated for the presence of antibodies against B. burgdorferi, A. phagocytophilum, B. microti and Bartonella spp. Semi-quantitativeExpand
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[Concentration of the beta-chemokine CCL5 (RANTES) in cerebrospinal fluid in patients with tick-borne encephalitis].
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In tick-borne encephalitis (TBE), perivascular infiltrates are formed within the central nervous system (CNS) and are accompanied by pleocytosis with a predominance of T CD4+Expand
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Tick‐borne encephalitis in Poland in years 1993–2008 – epidemiology and clinical presentation. A retrospective study of 687 patients
Background and purpose:  Tick‐borne encephalitis (TBE) is an emerging disease in Europe as in Poland, especially in north‐eastern part of the country. The aim of the study was to characterize theExpand
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Elevated concentration of the chemokine CCL3 (MIP-1alpha) in cerebrospinal fluid and serum of patients with tick borne encephalitis.
PURPOSE Chemokines, including a chemoattractant for mononuclear cells CCL3 (MIP-1alpha), are responsible for attracting leukocytes into central nervous system (CNS) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) inExpand
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[Infections caused by West Nile virus].
West Nile virus (WNV) is a flavivirus related to tick-borne encephalitis virus endemic in northeast of Poland. WNV circulates among wild birds, transmitted by wide range of haematophagous arthropods.Expand
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Occurrence of West Nile Virus Antibodies in Wild Birds, Horses, and Humans in Poland
Serum samples of 474 wild birds, 378 horses, and 42 humans with meningitis and lymphocytic meningitis were collected between 2010 and 2014 from different areas of Poland. West Nile virus (WNV)Expand
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Anti-Babesia microti antibodies in foresters highly exposed to tick bites in Poland
Abstract Background: Human babesiosis caused by Babesia microti and Babesia divergens parasites is an emerging tick-borne disease worldwide. The prevalence of infection and frequency of the diseaseExpand
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Co-infections with Borrelia species, Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia spp. in patients with tick-borne encephalitis
The purpose of this study was evaluation of the prevalence of co-infection with Borrelia species, A. phagocytophilum and Babesia spp. in patients with tick-borne encephalitis (TBE). At total of 110Expand
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Arthropod-borne tularemia in Poland: a case report.
Tularemia is a rare zoonosis. The most common way is ingestion of contaminated meat or water, but the infection may also be acquired by insect bite. The clinical picture of the disease may beExpand
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