Ewa Brojer

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Serological and molecular markers of HCV infection in Polish blood donors]
    Ewa Brojer
    Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:511-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [HCV genotypes in Polish blood donors in period 1995-2007]
    Ewa Brojer
    Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:163-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive determination of fetal RHD status by examination of cell-free DNA in maternal plasma
    E Brojer
    Department of Immunohematology and Immunology of Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, 5th Chocimska Street, 00 957 Warsaw, Poland
    Transfusion 45:1473-80. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The hepatitis C virus genotype and subtype frequency in hepatitis C virus RNA-positive, hepatitis C virus antibody-negative blood donors identified in the nucleic acid test screening program in Poland
    E Brojer
    Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Transfusion 44:1706-10. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of HBV DNA+/HBsAg- blood donors in Poland identified by triplex NAT
    Ewa Brojer
    Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Hepatology 44:1666-74. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [HCV RNA testing for early diagnosis of hepatitis C in blood donors--new challenge for transfusion medicine and hepatology]
    Ewa Brojer
    Zakład Immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej Instytutu Hematologii i Transfuzjologii w Warszawie
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 17:321-5. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of two transcription-mediated amplification assay versions for detection of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus Type 1 in blood donors
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Institute of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland Biologicals Quality Control, DDL Diagnostic Laboratory, Rijswijk, the Netherlands Regional Blood Center, Warsaw, Poland Regional Blood Transfusion Center, Łódź, Poland Regional Blood Transfusion Center, Krakow, Poland National Health Service Blood and Transplant, Cambridge Blood Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom Lelie Research, Paris, France
    Transfusion 53:2512-24. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint [RHD variant in RhD/-/ mother with anti-D makes noninvasive fetal RHD genotyping impossible]
    Agnieszka Orzinska
    Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawa
    Ginekol Pol 80:786-90. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C core antigen in Polish blood donors
    Magdalena Letowska
    Department for Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Transfusion 44:1067-71. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint [GBV-C/HGV and TTV infection markers in Polish blood donors and haemophilia patients]
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii w Warszawie, Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:581-8. 2006

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint [Serological and molecular markers of HCV infection in Polish blood donors]
    Ewa Brojer
    Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:511-7. 2005
    ..Currently blood donors in Poland are tested for anti-HCV and those with no antibodies are screened using molecular biology methods for HCV RNA...
  2. ncbi request reprint [HCV genotypes in Polish blood donors in period 1995-2007]
    Ewa Brojer
    Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:163-9. 2008
    ..The increasing frequency of 3a and 4 genotypes is observed in comparison to blood donors and patients with anti-HCV antibodies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive determination of fetal RHD status by examination of cell-free DNA in maternal plasma
    E Brojer
    Department of Immunohematology and Immunology of Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, 5th Chocimska Street, 00 957 Warsaw, Poland
    Transfusion 45:1473-80. 2005
    ..Cell-free fetal DNA in maternal plasma opens the way for routine risk-free diagnosis of fetal D status of D- mothers. The focus was on accuracy of RHD typing and confirmation of fetal DNA in maternal plasma while RHD was not detected...
  4. ncbi request reprint The hepatitis C virus genotype and subtype frequency in hepatitis C virus RNA-positive, hepatitis C virus antibody-negative blood donors identified in the nucleic acid test screening program in Poland
    E Brojer
    Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Transfusion 44:1706-10. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare HCV genotype and subtype distribution in window-period (wp) donors, anti-HCV-positive donors, and chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of HBV DNA+/HBsAg- blood donors in Poland identified by triplex NAT
    Ewa Brojer
    Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Hepatology 44:1666-74. 2006
    ..In conclusion, further studies are needed to determine whether the considerably higher yield of HBV DNA detection obtained with individual donation screening improves blood safety compared with anti-HBc screening...
  6. ncbi request reprint [HCV RNA testing for early diagnosis of hepatitis C in blood donors--new challenge for transfusion medicine and hepatology]
    Ewa Brojer
    Zakład Immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej Instytutu Hematologii i Transfuzjologii w Warszawie
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 17:321-5. 2004
    ..The early detection of HCV infection is a serious challenge not only to transfusion medicine but also to general practitioners and hepatologists due to the necessity of further monitoring and treatment of infected individuals...
  7. doi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of two transcription-mediated amplification assay versions for detection of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus Type 1 in blood donors
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Institute of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland Biologicals Quality Control, DDL Diagnostic Laboratory, Rijswijk, the Netherlands Regional Blood Center, Warsaw, Poland Regional Blood Transfusion Center, Łódź, Poland Regional Blood Transfusion Center, Krakow, Poland National Health Service Blood and Transplant, Cambridge Blood Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom Lelie Research, Paris, France
    Transfusion 53:2512-24. 2013
    ..This study compares the performance of this new assay version with the previous one (Ultrio)...
  8. ncbi request reprint [RHD variant in RhD/-/ mother with anti-D makes noninvasive fetal RHD genotyping impossible]
    Agnieszka Orzinska
    Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawa
    Ginekol Pol 80:786-90. 2009
    ..In the presented case of the RhD(/-) pregnant woman with anti-D it was impossible to give a fetal RHD result due to mother's RHD(+) genotype. The fetal RHD was determined from amniocytes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C core antigen in Polish blood donors
    Magdalena Letowska
    Department for Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Transfusion 44:1067-71. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of adopting the HCV core antigen ELISA (HCVcAg) for routine screening of Polish blood donors...
  10. ncbi request reprint [GBV-C/HGV and TTV infection markers in Polish blood donors and haemophilia patients]
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii w Warszawie, Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:581-8. 2006
    ..Following implementation of viral inactivation methods in the process of clotting factor concentrates production, the risk for GBV-C/HGV transmission was significantly reduced and in less extant for TTV...
  11. ncbi request reprint False negative results in high viremia parvovirus B19-samples tested with real-time PCR
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Department of Immunohaematology, Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 59:129-32. 2010
    ..The way of fluorescence diagrams analysis and algorithm of positive result confirmation to exclude such phenomenon are proposed...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of HCV, HBV and HIV infections among severe Polish haemophiliacs]
    Jerzy Windyga
    Klinika Zaburzeń Hemostazy i Chorób Wewnetrznych
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:415-23. 2008
    ..e. preparates not subjected to any viral inactivation methods. The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of HCV, HBV and HIV infections among Polish haemophiliacs...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis from maternal plasma in serological conflicts in Poland: current practice and future prospects]
    Agnieszka Orzinska
    Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii w Warszawie
    Ginekol Pol 80:768-71. 2009
    ..Preliminary results of successful fetal KEL*1 genotyping from maternal blood were obtained...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Fetal D gene in maternal plasma should be examined in all immunized Rh(-) pregnant women to avoid invasive procedures]
    Barbara Zupanska
    Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii w Warszawie
    Ginekol Pol 77:359-64. 2006
    ..We have recently developed and published a noninvasive determination of fetal RhD status by examination of cell-free DNA in maternal plasma. The predictive value of the procedure of fetal testing, already published by us, was 99,6%...
  15. doi request reprint Molecular and serological characterization of hepatitis B virus genotype A and D infected blood donors in Poland
    P Grabarczyk
    Department of Immunohaematology, Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
    J Viral Hepat 17:444-52. 2010
    ..HBV genotype A2 is dominant in HBsAg positive donors in Poland. Minority genotype D strains are significantly more substituted than genotype A2 strains potentially affecting the course of infection...
  16. doi request reprint Preliminary results of fetal Rhc examination in plasma of pregnant women with anti-c
    A Orzinska
    Department of Immunohematology and Immunology of Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, 14 Gandhi Street, 02 776 Warsaw, Poland
    Prenat Diagn 28:335-7. 2008
    ..For this purpose, we decided to introduce real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method...
  17. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the TT virus and its frequency in Polish blood donors
    P Grabarczyk
    Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Vox Sang 82:177-81. 2002
    ..To determine, in Polish blood donors, the frequency of TT virus (TTV) using different primers and the sequence diversity of TTV genotypes...
  18. doi request reprint Identification and characterization of acute infection with parvovirus B19 genotype 2 in immunocompromised patients in Poland
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Department of Immunohaematology, Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
    J Med Virol 83:142-9. 2011
    ..This is the first description of symptomatic cases of genotype 2 B19V infection in Eastern Europe suggesting that acute infection, particularly among immunocompromised patients with these virus strains may be more prevalent than thought...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Quantitative real-time PCR--usefulness in detection and monitoring of CMV infection after hematopeietic stem cells transplant]
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Zakład immunologii Hematologicznej i Transfuzjologicznej, Pracownia Biologii Molekularnej
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 21:227-31. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to check the usefulness of quantitative DNA CMV monitoring after alloHSCT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results of HBV DNA testing of Polish haemophilia patients--lack of occult HBV infection
    J Windyga
    Department of Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Haemophilia 12:380-3. 2006
    ..In conclusion, HBV DNA was identified only in HBsAg-positive patients. Unlike in Japan, the frequency of occult HBV infection in Polish haemophilia population seems extremely rare or absent...
  21. doi request reprint Lysophosphatidylcholines: bioactive lipids generated during storage of blood components
    Krystyna Maslanka
    Department of Immunohaematology and Immunology of Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
    Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 60:55-60. 2012
    ..According to our observations bioactive LysoPCs may be considered a neutrophil-activating factor only following PLT transfusions but not RBCs transfusions...
  22. doi request reprint RHD variants in Polish blood donors routinely typed as D-
    Agnieszka Orzinska
    Department of Immunohematology and Immunology of Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland Regional Blood Transfusion Centers in Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, Racibórz, Kalisz, Kielce, Radom, Poland Red Cross Transfusion Centre of Upper Austria, Linz, Austria Department of Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Transfusion 53:2945-53. 2013
    ..Molecular methods may overcome these technical limits. Our aim was to estimate the frequency of RHD alleles among the apparently D- Polish donor population and to characterize its molecular background...
  23. ncbi request reprint Multiple red cell alloantibodies, including anti-Dib, after allogeneic ABO-matched peripheral blood progenitor cell transplantation
    Barbara Zupanska
    Department of Immunohematology and Immunology for Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Warsaw, Poland
    Transfusion 45:16-20. 2005
    ..Data on red blood cell (RBC) alloantibody appearance after hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT) from an ABO-matched donor are limited...
  24. ncbi request reprint The risk of antibody formation against HNA1a and HNA1b granulocyte antigens during pregnancy and its relation to neonatal neutropenia
    B Zupanska
    Department of Immunohaematology and Immunology of Transfusion Medicine, Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, 5 Chocimska Str, 00 957 Warsaw, Poland
    Transfus Med 11:377-82. 2001
    ..A comparison with our previous, unpublished data suggests that the incidence of severe NAIN is roughly 1 per 6000 (four cases among 24101 newborns)...
  25. ncbi request reprint The analysis of the correlation between extracellular fetal DNA concentration in maternal circulation and severity of preeclampsia
    Karina Engel
    Klinika Medycyny Matczyno Płodowej Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie, Szczecin
    Ann Acad Med Stetin 53:20-5. 2007
    ..The aim of the study is the estimation of the correlation between clinical and biochemical characteristics of preeclampsia and the concentration of fetal DNA in maternal circulation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis confirmation of transfusion-transmitted hepatitis C by red blood cells that tested negative by minipool hepatitis C virus nucleic acid testing
    Piotr Grabarczyk
    Transfusion 47:1102-4. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of hepatitis C virus markers in Polish blood donors in 1994-2003]
    Halina Seyfried
    Zakłdad Transfuzjologii i Organizacji Słuzby Krwi Instytut Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:807-14. 2005
    ..The frequency of HCV infection markers is in Poland higher than in most European countries. However, a decreasing tendency of HCV markers detection, especially in repeat donors is observed...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Examination of the RHD gene by non-invasive method in plasma of alloimmunized mother allowed to abandon invasive procedures and to deliver a healthy child]
    Agnieszka Orzinska
    Instytutu Hematologii i Transfuzjologii, Warszawie
    Ginekol Pol 75:963-5. 2004
    ..Thus, the cordocentesis was not performed. The mother delivered healthy RhD negative daughter...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Non-invasive fetal RhD typing and RhD negative pregnant women--preliminary observations]
    Katarzyna Guz
    Regionalnego Centrum Krwiodawstwa i Krwiolecznictwa w Radomiu
    Ginekol Pol 75:21-5. 2004
    ..For a follow up of a pregnancy in a RhD neg women it is crucial to learn whether her fetus is RhD pos or neg...
  30. ncbi request reprint The correlation between clinical characteristics of preeclampsia and the concentration of fetal DNA in maternal circulation
    Karina Engel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 139:256-7. 2008