Jolanta Szymanska

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Affiliation: Medical University of Lublin
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental bioaerosol as an occupational hazard in a dentist's workplace
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:203-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Bacterial contamination of water in dental unit reservoirs
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:137-40. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Antifungal efficacy of hydrogen peroxide in dental unit waterline disinfection
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:313-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne fungi during conservative dental treatment
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:177-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Bacterial decontamination of DUWL biofilm using Oxygenal 6
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:163-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Electron microscopic examination of dental unit waterlines biofilm
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:295-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Endotoxin level as a potential marker of concentration of Gram-negative bacteria in water effluent from dental units and in dental aerosols
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:229-32. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbiological risk factors in dentistry. Current status of knowledge
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:157-63. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of mycological contamination of dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:153-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Exposure to bacterial endotoxin during conservative dental treatment
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:137-9. 2005

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Dental bioaerosol as an occupational hazard in a dentist's workplace
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:203-7. 2007
    ..The author, on the basis of the literature and own research, characterizes bioaerosol and splatter in a dental surgery and reviews a full range of protective measures against these risk factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Bacterial contamination of water in dental unit reservoirs
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:137-40. 2007
    ..Continuous microbiological monitoring of the DUWL water, including application of a disinfecting procedure, is necessary...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antifungal efficacy of hydrogen peroxide in dental unit waterline disinfection
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:313-7. 2006
    ..The application of agent containing hydrogen peroxide caused a significant decrease both in the number of total fungi and individual fungal species, which confirms the product effectiveness in fungal decontamination of DUWL...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne fungi during conservative dental treatment
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:177-9. 2006
    ..6%, 18.28% and 11.36% of the isolated fungi, respectively. The recorded levels of total airborne fungi were lower after DUWL disinfection compared to those before disinfection...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bacterial decontamination of DUWL biofilm using Oxygenal 6
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:163-7. 2006
    ..This study confirms effectiveness of Oxygenal 6 in bacterial decontamination of the DUWL biofilm...
  6. ncbi request reprint Electron microscopic examination of dental unit waterlines biofilm
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:295-8. 2005
    ..The microscopic analysis made it possible to find the biofilm in all the tubes in the dental unit which were not pre-disinfected. In these samples, no significant differences were found between high-speed, slow-speed and air-water lines...
  7. ncbi request reprint Endotoxin level as a potential marker of concentration of Gram-negative bacteria in water effluent from dental units and in dental aerosols
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:229-32. 2005
    ..Thus, bacterial endotoxin determination is not recommended as a method of monitoring the microbiological quality of DUWL water and dental aerosols...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbiological risk factors in dentistry. Current status of knowledge
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, ul Staszica 11, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:157-63. 2005
    ..Special attention was given to microflora in dental unit waterlines, and the biofilm persisting in them, as a source of occupational hazards specific for a dentist's workplace...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of mycological contamination of dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:153-5. 2005
    ..Thus, it is necessary that the DUWL should be submitted to a decontamination protocol and to routine microbial monitoring to guarantee an appropriate quality of water used in dental treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exposure to bacterial endotoxin during conservative dental treatment
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:137-9. 2005
    ..Application of a user-friendly water disinfectant to significantly decrease endotoxin concentration in the DUWL water and in the aerosol, is one of recommended methods to reduce health risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microbial quality of water in dental unit reservoirs
    Jolanta Szymanska
    AAEM Editor, Instytut Medycyny Wsi, Jaczewskiego 2, P O Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:355-8. 2004
    ..Reservoirs as water supplies and initial segment of DUWL should be subject to protocol to eliminate microbial contamination and routine monitoring to guarantee an appropriate quality of water used in dental treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk of exposure to Legionella in dental practice
    Jolanta Szymanska
    AAEM Editors, Instytut Medycyny Wsi, Jaczewskiego 2, P O Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:9-12. 2004
    ..The article attempts to provide a brief overview of the current knowledge about Legionella, its prevalence in DUWL, immunological reactions of the dentists and concepts for prophylaxis of Legionella in dentists' work place...
  13. ncbi request reprint Biofilm and dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Jolanta Szymanska, DMD, AAEM Editors, Instytut Medycyny Wsi, Jaczewskiego 2, P O Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:151-7. 2003
    ..The knowledge of nature, formation and the ways to eliminate the biofilm is the first step towards reducing health risk, both for patients and dental personnel. The article reviews these issues...
  14. ncbi request reprint Concentration and species composition of aerobic and facultatively anaerobic bacteria released to the air of a dental operation area before and after disinfection of dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Departament of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Staszica 11, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:301-7. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Lyme borreliosis in south-eastern Poland: relationships with environmental factors and medical attention standards
    Katarzyna Bartosik
    Chair and Department of Biology and Parasitology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:131-7. 2011
    ..ricinus ticks (> =19/1 h of sampling). Improved standards of public medical care as well as environmental monitoring of tick threat may contribute to a decrease in prevalence of LB and to its better detection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Microbial contamination of dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Staszica 11, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:173-9. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Gram-negative bacteria in water distribution systems of hospitals
    Nimfa Maria Stojek
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:135-42. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Control methods of the microbial water quality in dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    AAEM Editors, Instytut Medycyny Wsi, Jaczewskiego 2, P O Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:1-4. 2003
    ..The use of disinfectants, drying, and flushing are described. Further research to evaluate effectiveness, convenience on a day-to-day basis and economic aspects of various methods is required..
  19. ncbi request reprint Respiratory disorders in two workers of customs depositories occupationally exposed to mouldy tobacco
    Barbara Mackiewicz
    Department of Pneumonology, Oncology and Allergology, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:317-22. 2008
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  20. pmc Bacterial contamination of dental unit waterlines
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Chair and Department of Paedodontics, Medical University, Karmelicka 7, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Environ Monit Assess 185:3603-11. 2013
    ..The study confirms the necessity of regular monitoring of microbial contamination of dental unit waterlines (DUWL) and use of various water treatment procedures available to disinfect DWUL...
  21. ncbi request reprint Environmental conditioning of incidence of tick-borne encephalitis in the south-eastern Poland in 1996-2006
    Katarzyna Bartosik
    Chair and Department of Biology and Parasitology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:119-26. 2011
    ..s.l. This justifies the necessity of environmental monitoring of the threats posed by ticks in various habitats, especially in those frequently visited by humans...
  22. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in people and animals from rural environment of Lublin region - estimate of potential role of water as a source of infection
    Jacek Sroka
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 17:125-32. 2010
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  23. doi request reprint Opportunistic bacteria in dental unit waterlines: assessment and characteristics
    Jolanta Szymanska
    Department of Paedodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Karmelicka 7, 20 018 Lublin, Poland
    Future Microbiol 8:681-9. 2013
    ..The study aimed to determine qualitative and quantitative contamination of dental unit reservoir water with aerobic and facultative anaerobic bacteria, with regards to health risk to dental staff and patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Disorders of the musculoskeletal system among dentists from the aspect of ergonomics and prophylaxis
    Jolanta Szymanska
    AAEM Editors, Instytut Medycyny Wsi, Jaczewskiego 2, PO Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:169-73. 2002
    ..Most dentists are convinced of the effectiveness of physical activity in prophylaxis which they carry out themselves...
  25. ncbi request reprint Orofacial symptoms related to boreliosis--case report
    Ewa Wolańska-Klimkiewicz
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 17:319-21. 2010
    ..Multiorgan clinical manifestations of borreliosis might occur in the masticatory organ and this fact should be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis of pain by medical and dental practitioners...
  26. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus ticks from east Poland with the use of pcr
    Jacek Sroka
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 16:313-9. 2009
    ..gondii), and their coincidence (3.8 % of all the tested females). RFLP PCR test detected that type I and atypical (type A) T. gondii strains were most common in ticks. The presence of type II/III was confirmed exclusively in females...
  27. ncbi request reprint Tick bites on humans in the agricultural and recreational areas in south-eastern Poland
    Katarzyna Bartosik
    Chair and Department of Biology and Parasitology, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:151-7. 2011
    ..5-64.0 speciments/1 hr of collection, respectively. Due to the high risk of tick attacks in the study area, there arises the necessity to permanent the monitoring of ticks numbers and tick-borne diseases...
  28. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiological study of Lyme borreliosis among forestry workers in southern Poland
    Alicja Buczek
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 16:257-61. 2009
    ..8 %, in men - 28.1 %. It was found that in the studied region of southern Poland, considered to be non-endemic, borreliosis occurs as a health risk to forestry workers...