Edward Sinski

Summary

Affiliation: Warsaw University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Babesia spp. infections transmitted through blood transfusion
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, 1 Miecznikowa Street, 02 096 Warsaw
    Wiad Parazytol 57:77-81. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Abundance of wild rodents, ticks and environmental risk of Lyme borreliosis: a longitudinal study in an area of Mazury Lakes district of Poland
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:295-300. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint [Effect of coinfections in Ixodidae ticks on transmission of blood microparasites]
    Edward Sinski
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Wydział Biologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Ilji Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 55:341-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Babesia microti: prevalence in wild rodents and Ixodes ricinus ticks from the Mazury Lakes District of North-Eastern Poland
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1 Street, PL 02096 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:137-43. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of Ixodes ricinus infection with Borrelia burgdorferi s.l.: seasonal and annual variations]
    Agnieszka Pawełczyk
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 50:253-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Semi-aquatic animals as a source of water contamination with Cryptosporidium and Giardia]
    Anna Bajer
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Wydział Biologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowal, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 54:315-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The zoonotic reservoir of Borrelia burgdorferisensu lato in the Mazury Lakes district of North-Eastern Poland
    Agnieszka Pawełczyk
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Med Microbiol 293:167-71. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [The co-occurence of Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia spp. and helminth infections in small rodent populations]
    Anna Bajer
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 50:307-15. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia spp.--environmental studies in Poland]
    Anna Bajer
    Zakad Parazytologii, Wydział Biologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 55:301-4. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Babesia canis and other tick-borne infections in dogs in Central Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Vet Parasitol 166:191-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Babesia spp. infections transmitted through blood transfusion
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, 1 Miecznikowa Street, 02 096 Warsaw
    Wiad Parazytol 57:77-81. 2011
    ..ticks. This review will focus on blood transfusion as another mode of Babesia transmission, especially in endemic areas, as well as the impact of human babesiosis on transfusion medicine...
  2. ncbi request reprint Abundance of wild rodents, ticks and environmental risk of Lyme borreliosis: a longitudinal study in an area of Mazury Lakes district of Poland
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:295-300. 2006
    ..It follows, therefore, that any factor which reduces the relative density of A. flavicollis in comparison to other hosts in the wild rodent community, will reduce also the risk of human exposure to Lyme borreliosis spirochetes...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Effect of coinfections in Ixodidae ticks on transmission of blood microparasites]
    Edward Sinski
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Wydział Biologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Ilji Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 55:341-7. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Babesia microti: prevalence in wild rodents and Ixodes ricinus ticks from the Mazury Lakes District of North-Eastern Poland
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1 Street, PL 02096 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Med Microbiol 296:137-43. 2006
    ..microti commonly encountered among Microtus spp. rodents is probably not a zoonotic strain and, therefore, that it is most unlikely to represent a risk to public health in the Mazury Lakes District of North-Eastern Poland...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of Ixodes ricinus infection with Borrelia burgdorferi s.l.: seasonal and annual variations]
    Agnieszka Pawełczyk
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 50:253-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that both species of rodents, highly abounded in the Mazury Lakes district, may represent significant zoonotic reservoir for B. burgdorferii sl., B. garinii and B. aftelii...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Semi-aquatic animals as a source of water contamination with Cryptosporidium and Giardia]
    Anna Bajer
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Wydział Biologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowal, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 54:315-8. 2008
    ..in the two studied periods, respectively. Both parasite species were also identified in water vole (Arvicola terrestris) and rat (Rattus norvegicus)...
  7. ncbi request reprint The zoonotic reservoir of Borrelia burgdorferisensu lato in the Mazury Lakes district of North-Eastern Poland
    Agnieszka Pawełczyk
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Int J Med Microbiol 293:167-71. 2004
    ..Both species of rodents, highly abounded in the Mazury Lakes district od North-Eastern Poland, may represent significant, seasonally dependent, zoonotic reservoirs of B. burgdorferi s.l...
  8. ncbi request reprint [The co-occurence of Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia spp. and helminth infections in small rodent populations]
    Anna Bajer
    Zakład Parazytologii, Instytut Zoologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 50:307-15. 2004
    ..Presented results revealed that helminth infections may facilitate chronic infections of intestinal protozoa in rodent populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia spp.--environmental studies in Poland]
    Anna Bajer
    Zakad Parazytologii, Wydział Biologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warszawa
    Wiad Parazytol 55:301-4. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Babesia canis and other tick-borne infections in dogs in Central Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Vet Parasitol 166:191-8. 2009
    ..The data are also discussed in respect to the health risk factors generated by asymptomatic B. canis infections and the efficiency of chemoprophylaxis measures taken by sled dog owners...
  11. doi request reprint The ecology of Bartonella spp. infections in two rodent communities in the Mazury Lake District region of Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1 Street, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Parasitology 137:1069-77. 2010
    ..These data are discussed in relation to the parasite genotypes identified in this region and with respect to the role of various ecological factors influencing Bartonella spp. infections in naturally infected host populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Helminth fauna and steroid hormones concentration of wild rodents]
    Karolina Kulis
    Zakład Parazytologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski
    Wiad Parazytol 50:615-22. 2004
    ..There are evidences that steroids hormones associated with stress and reproduction may mediate trade-offs between physiology and immune function...
  13. pmc Recombination within and between species of the alpha proteobacterium Bartonella infecting rodents
    Anna Paziewska
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096, Warsaw, Poland
    Microb Ecol 61:134-45. 2011
    ..Bartonella clades infecting Microtus were most frequently involved in recombination and were most frequently tip clades within the cladogram. The role of Microtus in influencing the frequency of Bartonella recombination remains unknown...
  14. doi request reprint Utilisation of rodent species by larvae and nymphs of hard ticks (Ixodidae) in two habitats in NE Poland
    Anna Paziewska
    University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 50:79-91. 2010
    ..The impact of habitat change (in this case successional change following field abandonment) on tick densities is emphasised, and the role of Apodemus as an epidemiological bridge, linking woodland and field habitats, is highlighted...
  15. doi request reprint Bartonella spp. infection in rodents from different habitats in the Mazury Lake District, Northeast Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:467-74. 2008
    ..glareolus were identical to B. grahamii, species associated with human illness. These results have important public health implication, notably in relation to the risk of infection in humans following exposure to rodent bartonellae...
  16. doi request reprint Genotyping of Cryptosporidium isolates from human clinical cases in Poland
    Anna Bajer
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Parasitol Res 103:37-42. 2008
    ..This study has revealed a high prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection in hospitalised patients in Poland and confirmed that molecular techniques enable a more sensitive detection of the parasite...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long term monitoring of Babesia microti infection in BALB/c mice using nested PCR
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:287-90. 2007
    ..microti in the blood of rodent hosts, and could therefore be a tool for environmental monitoring of naturally infected rodents which are the predominant source of infection for tick vectors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fluorescent in situ hybridization as a tool to retrospectively identify Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia in samples from terrestrial mammalian wildlife
    Malgorzata Bednarska
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warszawa, Warsaw, Poland
    Parasitol Res 100:455-60. 2007
    ..lamblia cysts. To control contamination, the management of pristine watersheds used for drinking water purposes should incorporate control measures for terrestrial wildlife, especially field rodents residing within such watersheds...
  19. ncbi request reprint Co-infection with Borrelia species and other tick-borne pathogens in humans: two cases from Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 17:309-13. 2010
    ..This is the first report of human infection with Babesia spp. in Poland that has been confirmed by molecular techniques with homology of 98.9% to B. divergens or Babesia EU1...
  20. doi request reprint Clinical and molecular features of one case of human infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum from Podlaskie Province in eastern Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, University of Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 22:414-7. 2015
    ..phagocytophilum should be considered as a differential diagnosis in all patients from an endemic region of potential high risk factors for tick-borne diseases. ..
  21. doi request reprint First report of two asymptomatic cases of human infection with Babesia microti (Franca, 1910) in Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 22:51-4. 2015
    ..microti parasites commonly found in rodents and I. ricinus ticks. The potential public health importance of this finding is discussed. ..
  22. pmc Long-term spatiotemporal stability and dynamic changes in the haemoparasite community of bank voles (Myodes glareolus) in NE Poland
    Anna Bajer
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, 1 Miecznikowa Street, 02 096, Warsaw, Poland
    Microb Ecol 68:196-211. 2014
    ..For some genera, host age was shown to play an important role, but a significant effect of host sex was found only for Haemobartonella spp...
  23. doi request reprint Occurrence of intestinal microsporidia in immunodeficient patients in Poland
    Małgorzata Bednarska
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 21:244-8. 2014
    ..This article presents the results of the first epidemiological study on the occurrence and prevalence of microsporidia in patients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency in Poland...
  24. pmc Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae infections in Ixodes ricinus ticks from urban and natural forested areas of Poland
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Parasit Vectors 7:121. 2014
    ..Nevertheless, little is known about the relative density of ticks in these two ecologically distinct habitats and the diversity of tick-borne pathogens that they carry...
  25. ncbi request reprint Biological characterisation of Cryptosporidium parvum isolates of wildlife rodents in Poland
    Malgorzata Bednarska
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warszawa, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:163-9. 2003
    ..parvum (genotype C) inform us that all these isolates should be treated as potentially hazardous for human health...
  26. doi request reprint Borrelia miyamotoi: A human tick-borne relapsing fever spirochete in Europe and its potential impact on public health
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Adv Med Sci 61:255-260. 2016
    ..miyamotoi, with the focus of attention falling on Europe, as well as to describe its presence in ticks, reservoir hosts, and humans and discuss its potential impact on public health...
  27. pmc Asymptomatic "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis" infections in immunocompetent humans
    Renata Welc-Faleciak
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Clin Microbiol 52:3072-4. 2014
    ..6%] were infected). Due to the potential threats of infections with "Ca. Neoehrlichia mikurensis" in healthy persons to the safety of the blood supply, further study of this phenomenon is required. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Apicomplexan parasites: environmental contamination and transmission
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 53:67-73. 2004
    ..This review will address the biology, transmission patterns and survival in the environment of Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora and Toxoplasma species, the most common causes of human diseases...
  29. ncbi request reprint Environmental contamination with protozoan parasite infective stages: biology and risk assessment
    Edward Sinski
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, Miecznikowa 1 str, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Acta Microbiol Pol 52:97-107. 2003
    ..In this paper, the biology, waterborne and foodborne transmission, as well as methods for detection and control of Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia intestinals and Toxoplasma gondii will be described...