Bogumila Skotarczak

Summary

Affiliation: University of Szczecin
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi Isolation and amplification by polymerase chain reaction DNA of Babesia microti and Babesia divergens in ticks in Poland
    B Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Piastow 40 B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:187-9. 2001
  2. ncbi [Anaplasma phagocytophila and protozoans of Babesia genus in dogs from endemic areas of Lyme disease in north-western Poland]
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Katedra Genetyki, Uniwersytet Szczecińiski, Szczecin
    Wiad Parazytol 50:555-61. 2004
  3. ncbi PCR detection of granulocytic Anaplasma and Babesia in Ixodes ricinus ticks and birds in west-central Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Departament of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, al Piastow 40b, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:21-3. 2006
  4. ncbi [Capreolus capreolus and Ixodes ricinus as a reservoir of Bartonella in north-western Poland]
    Skotarczak Bogumiła
    Katedra Genetyki, Uniwersytet Szczeciński, al Piastow 40b, 71 065 Szczecin
    Wiad Parazytol 51:139-43. 2005
  5. ncbi Prevalence of DNA and antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in dogs suspected of borreliosis
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Szczecin University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Genetics, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:199-205. 2005
  6. ncbi Identification of Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies inducing Lyme disease in dogs from Western Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, 71 215 Szczecin, Piastow 40B, Poland
    Acta Vet Hung 53:13-21. 2005
  7. ncbi Canine ehrlichiosis
    Bogumila Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:137-41. 2003
  8. ncbi Molecular evidence of the presence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in blood samples taken from dogs in Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:113-5. 2003
  9. ncbi The occurrence DNA of Babesia microti in ticks Ixodes ricinus in the forest areas of Szczecin
    B Skotarczak
    Division of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of Szczecin, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 49:247-50. 2001
  10. ncbi Coexistence DNA of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and Babesia microti in Ixodes ricinus ticks from north-western Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Faculty of Biology, Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:25-8. 2002

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Publications26

  1. ncbi Isolation and amplification by polymerase chain reaction DNA of Babesia microti and Babesia divergens in ticks in Poland
    B Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Piastow 40 B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:187-9. 2001
    ..The mean infection rate was 16.3%. Our results indicate that a B. microti and B. divergens--specific PCR test may provide a sensitive tool also for the laboratory diagnosis of human babesiosis...
  2. ncbi [Anaplasma phagocytophila and protozoans of Babesia genus in dogs from endemic areas of Lyme disease in north-western Poland]
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Katedra Genetyki, Uniwersytet Szczecińiski, Szczecin
    Wiad Parazytol 50:555-61. 2004
    ..Moreover, this area does not have populations of the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) or Dermacentor reticulates--both of which are vectors of E. canis and B. canis and commonly induce ehrlichiosis and babesiosis in canines...
  3. ncbi PCR detection of granulocytic Anaplasma and Babesia in Ixodes ricinus ticks and birds in west-central Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Departament of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, al Piastow 40b, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:21-3. 2006
    ..In spite of the high level of infestation of birds by I. ricinus, it is clear that they do not constitute a competent reservoir of A. phagocytophilum and Babesia in WNP. Additionally, I. ricinus is not a significant vector in this area...
  4. ncbi [Capreolus capreolus and Ixodes ricinus as a reservoir of Bartonella in north-western Poland]
    Skotarczak Bogumiła
    Katedra Genetyki, Uniwersytet Szczeciński, al Piastow 40b, 71 065 Szczecin
    Wiad Parazytol 51:139-43. 2005
    ..bovis, and probably do not cause persistent infection in roe deer. The high percentage of infested individuals during spring (84%) and infection detected in I. ricinus (5.2%) show that ticks are reservoir and vector of Bartonella...
  5. ncbi Prevalence of DNA and antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in dogs suspected of borreliosis
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Szczecin University, Faculty of Biology, Department of Genetics, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:199-205. 2005
    ..In most cases there was a correlation between clinical symptoms of borreliosis and presence of DNA B. burgdorferi, thus PCR may contribute to improving to a large extent diagnostic of canine Lyme disease...
  6. ncbi Identification of Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies inducing Lyme disease in dogs from Western Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, 71 215 Szczecin, Piastow 40B, Poland
    Acta Vet Hung 53:13-21. 2005
    ..burgdorferi s.s. GeHo (X15660) from GenBank...
  7. ncbi Canine ehrlichiosis
    Bogumila Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:137-41. 2003
    ..In areas infested with vectors of tick-borne agents known to be endemic for Lyme disease, veterinarians may suspect ehrlichiosis in dogs...
  8. ncbi Molecular evidence of the presence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in blood samples taken from dogs in Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:113-5. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that the exposure to B. burgdorferi is common in dogs in the region declared an endemic area of borreliosis, and that this disease should be important to local veterinarians...
  9. ncbi The occurrence DNA of Babesia microti in ticks Ixodes ricinus in the forest areas of Szczecin
    B Skotarczak
    Division of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of Szczecin, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 49:247-50. 2001
    ..The results confirmed the competence of I. ricinus as a vector of B. microti and that a B. microti-specific PCR can provide a sensitive test for laboratory detection of babesiosis...
  10. ncbi Coexistence DNA of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and Babesia microti in Ixodes ricinus ticks from north-western Poland
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Faculty of Biology, Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:25-8. 2002
    ..The study described was the first of its kind to be conducted in the former District of Szczecin. For the phenomenon of microbial co-occurrence and related mixed infections to be properly evaluated, the research will be continued...
  11. ncbi Canine borreliosis--epidemiology and diagnostics
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:137-40. 2002
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  12. ncbi Molecular evidence of coinfection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis agent, and Babesia microti in ticks from northwestern Poland
    B Skotarczak
    Faculty of Biology, Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    J Parasitol 89:194-6. 2003
    ..Of the 533 processed ticks, 16.7% were positive for B. burgdorferi s. l., 13.3% for B. microti, and 4.5% for the HGE agent. Twenty ticks were coinfected with 2 or 3 of the pathogens...
  13. ncbi Wild game as a reservoir of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in north-western Poland
    Małgorzata Adamska
    Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Wiad Parazytol 53:103-7. 2007
    ..The area under question is endemic for A. phagocytophilum...
  14. ncbi Detectability of tick-borne agents DNA in the blood of dogs, undergoing treatment for borreliosis
    Beata Wodecka
    Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 16:9-14. 2009
    ..The same dog also proved positive for the presence of borrelia DNA. Co-occurrence of both pathogens did not disturb the clinical picture of borreliosis, and the administered treatment was also effective for the mixed infection...
  15. ncbi First isolation of Borrelia lusitaniae DNA from Ixodes ricinus ticks in Poland
    Beata Wodecka
    Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Piastów, Szczecin, Poland
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:27-34. 2005
    ..lusitaniae PotiB2 isolate from Portugal, and also clusters with this strain. B. lusitaniae DNA in I. ricinus was detected in 3 out of 10 localities and constituted 5.9% of infected individuals with I. ricinus...
  16. doi A comparative analysis of molecular markers for the detection and identification of Borrelia spirochaetes in Ixodes ricinus
    Beata Wodecka
    Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    J Med Microbiol 59:309-14. 2010
    ..Therefore, the fla gene is the most sensitive and specific molecular marker for the detection and identification of Borrelia spirochaetes in I. ricinus...
  17. ncbi Genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in patients with erythema migrans
    Jolanta Niscigorska-Olsen
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology, Pomeranian Medical Academy, Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:167-70. 2008
    ..The most frequent species in patients with EM from the Western Pomerania region is B. garinii. Infections with more than one species of B. burgdorferi s.l. may occur in patients with EM...
  18. ncbi [Babesiosis of human and domestic dog; ethiology, pathogenesis, diagnostics]
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Katedra Genetyki, Uniwersytet Szczeciński, al Piastow 40b, 71 065 Szczecin
    Wiad Parazytol 53:271-80. 2007
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  19. ncbi [Occurrence of Babesia microti in ticks Ixodes ricinus on selected areas of western Pomerania]
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Katedra Genetyki, Wydział Nauk Przyrodniczych, Uniwersytet Szczeciński, al Piastow 40b, 71 065 Szczecin
    Wiad Parazytol 49:273-80. 2003
    ..l1%. The total number of 416 I. ricinus was collected in year 2000 with 64% of nymphs. 13.4%/males. 11.9% females and 10.7% larvae. The infection with Babesia microtri occurred only in three nymphs, which was 0.7% of studied population...
  20. ncbi The prevalence of piroplasms in a population of Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) from north-western Poland
    Wanda Kuzna-Grygiel
    Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:175-8. 2002
    ..Presence of Babesia spp. was recorded in the salivary glands of 59.9% of ticks collected, both in nymphs and adults. PCR reactions specific to Babesia microti were positive in 1.9% of nymphs...
  21. ncbi Random amplified polymorphic DNA fingerprinting as a marker for Paramecium jenningsi strains
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Szczecin University, Piastow 40B, 71 065 Szczecin, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 52:117-24. 2004
    ..The patterns can be assigned to three marker-groups: a general species group, a group differentiating between sibling species, and accessory strain markers...
  22. ncbi Polymerase chain reaction in detection of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) agent DNA in Ixodes ricinus ticks
    Bogumiła Skotarczak
    Katedra Genetyki Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego al Plastów 40 B, 71 065 Szczecin
    Folia Med Cracov 44:179-86. 2003
    ..Due to a lack of PCR standardization, this work compares sensitivity of two pairs of primers that amplify the 16S rDNA gene fragments...
  23. pmc Host and pathogen DNA identification in blood meals of nymphal Ixodes ricinus ticks from forest parks and rural forests of Poland
    Beata Wodecka
    Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Felczaka 3c, 71 412, Szczecin, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 62:543-55. 2014
    ..Our results confirmed a general association of B. garinii with birds but also suggested that such associations may be less common in the transmission cycle in natural habitats than what was thought previously. ..
  24. doi Association of the ADRB2 Gly16Arg and Glu27Gln polymorphisms with athlete status
    Marek Sawczuk
    a University of Szczecin, Faculty of Physical Education and Health Promotion, Szczecin, Poland
    J Sports Sci 31:1535-44. 2013
    ....
  25. ncbi Adaptation factors of Borrelia for host and vector
    Bogumila Skotarczak
    Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 16:1-8. 2009
    ..burgdorferi are only fragmentarily known. Continuation of quorum sensing studies may be essential in improving the construction of vaccines as well as therapy of Lyme disease...
  26. doi Identification of host blood-meal sources and Borrelia in field-collected Ixodes ricinus ticks in north-western Poland
    Beata Wodecka
    Department of Genetics, University of Szczecin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 23:59-63. 2016
    ..miyamotoi and 3 genetic variants of B. garinii. In the studied isolates, 2 species belonging to B. burgdorferi sensu lato were identified - B. garinii and B. afzelii, and B. miyamotoi, which are related to relapsing fever borreliae. ..