J Dutkiewicz

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Affiliation: Medical University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii in water from wells located on farms
    Jacek Sroka
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, P O Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:169-75. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Biological agents as occupational hazards - selected issues
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Unit of Zoonoses, Institute of Rural Health, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:286-93. 2011
  3. pmc Identification of bacterial and fungal components in tobacco and tobacco smoke
    Lennart Larsson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Tob Induc Dis 4:4. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Response of sawmill workers to work-related airborne allergens
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:81-90. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Response of herb processing workers to work-related airborne allergens
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:275-83. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms and endotoxin in a potato processing plant
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:225-35. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms and endotoxin in herb processing plants
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:201-11. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms in fiberboard and chipboard factories
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:191-9. 2001
  9. pdf Immunostimulative effects of repeated inhalation exposure to microvesicle-bound endotoxin of Pantoea agglomerans
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:289-94. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms in Polish sawmills
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:71-80. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Toxoplasma gondii in water from wells located on farms
    Jacek Sroka
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, P O Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:169-75. 2006
    ..gondii in well water provides an evidence of the potential risk of waterborne infection for humans and animals. Therefore, it seems necessary to implement prophylactic actions on the endangered farms...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biological agents as occupational hazards - selected issues
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Unit of Zoonoses, Institute of Rural Health, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:286-93. 2011
    ..Of interest are also bacteria causing legionellosis in people occupationally exposed to droplet aerosols, mainly from warm water...
  3. pmc Identification of bacterial and fungal components in tobacco and tobacco smoke
    Lennart Larsson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Tob Induc Dis 4:4. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Response of sawmill workers to work-related airborne allergens
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:81-90. 2001
    ..The obtained results suggest that early allergic reactions to coniferous wood and to microorganisms associated with wood dust are common among sawmill workers, posing a potential risk of work-related disease in this occupational group...
  5. ncbi request reprint Response of herb processing workers to work-related airborne allergens
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:275-83. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms and endotoxin in a potato processing plant
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:225-35. 2002
    ..029-0.156 microg/m(3). In conclusion, the workers of potato processing facilities could be exposed to large concentrations of microorganisms, dust and endotoxin posing a risk of work-related respiratory disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms and endotoxin in herb processing plants
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:201-11. 2001
    ..1 microg/m3. In conclusion, the workers of herb processing plants could be exposed to large concentrations of airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin posing a risk of work-related respiratory disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms in fiberboard and chipboard factories
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:191-9. 2001
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  9. pdf Immunostimulative effects of repeated inhalation exposure to microvesicle-bound endotoxin of Pantoea agglomerans
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:289-94. 2005
    ..The results indicate strong immunomodulative properties of ECMVs produced in nature by Pantoea agglomerans bacteria, and heavily contaminating organic dusts...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms in Polish sawmills
    J Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:71-80. 2001
    ..hazard, of which the greatest risk is represented by allergenic fungi developing on bark of logs or stored wood products and endotoxin-producing Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Rahnella, developing in sapwood of coniferous logs..
  11. ncbi request reprint Precipitin response of potato processing workers to work-related microbial allergens
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:237-42. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint [Occupational bio hazards: current issues]
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Zakładu Biologicznych Szkodliwości Zawodowych Instytutu Medycyny Wsi w Lublinie
    Med Pr 55:31-40. 2004
    ..It has been shown that allergens and endotoxins produced by Gram-negative bacteria occurring in oil mist from metalworking fluids may cause occupational respiratory diseases in workers of the metallurgic industry...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Biologic factors hazardous to health: classification and criteria of exposure assessment]
    Jacek Dutkiewicz
    Zakładu Biologicznych Szkodliwości Zawodowych, Instytutu Medycyny Wsi w Lublinie
    Med Pr 53:29-39. 2002
    ..Meantime it is essential to be strict in following the binding concentration limits of the plant and animal dusts in the air...
  14. ncbi request reprint Young farmers with cellular reactivity to airborne microbes suffer more frequently from work-related skin symptoms and allergic dermatitis
    R Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:255-9. 2001
    ..Possible differences between students with positive results and those non-reactive were sought...
  15. ncbi request reprint Work-related skin symptoms and type I allergy among eastern-Polish farmers growing hops and other crops
    R Spiewak
    Instytut Medycyny Wsi, ul Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:51-6. 2001
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  16. ncbi request reprint Levels of fungi and mycotoxins in samples of grain and grain dust collected on farms in Eastern Poland
    E Krysinska-Traczyk
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:269-74. 2001
    ..This fact poses a potential risk of mycotoxicoses to agricultural workers exposed to grain dust when handling wheat during threshing, unloading, shuffling, and other farm occupations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Atopy, allergic diseases and work-related symptoms among students of agricultural schools: first results of the Lublin study
    R Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:261-7. 2001
    ..01), and past obstructive lung disease (p=0.001). In 12 farming students (8.8%, 95% CI: 4.1-13.6%), employment as a farmer was strongly contraindicated due to health status...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cathelicidin LL-37 in bronchoalveolar lavage and epithelial lining fluids from COPD patients and healthy individuals
    M Golec
    Unit of Fibroproliferative Diseases, Institute of Rural Health, Lublin, Poland
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 26:617-25. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Occupational airborne contact dermatitis caused by thyme dust
    R Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, ul. Jaczewskiego 2, 20-090 Lublin, Poland
    Contact Dermatitis 44:235-9. 2001
    ..To our knowledge, this is the 1st description of occupational airborne contact dermatitis caused by thyme dust. The etiology of thyme-related skin symptoms remains obscure, although an irritant mechanism seems probable...
  20. ncbi request reprint Detection of specific IgE as a screening tool for cow and swine breeders' occupational allergic dermatoses
    R Spiewak
    Instytut Medycyny Wsi, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 7:145-7. 2000
    ..We conclude that detection of animal antigen-specific IgE may be an useful screening tool, although an exact assessment of sensitivity and specificity of the method in a larger population of exposed farmers will be required...
  21. ncbi request reprint Occupational contact dermatitis to Phaseolus vulgaris in a farmer - a case report
    R Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Instytut Medycyny Wsi, ul Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 7:55-9. 2000
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first description of occupational contact dermatitis caused by leaves of Phaseolus plant...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preliminary studies on the relationship between Ixodes ricinus activity and tick-borne infection among occupationally-exposed inhabitants of eastern Poland
    E Cisak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine P O Box 185, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 8:293-5. 2001
    ..A significant correlation between tick activity and seroprevalence to both TBEV and B. burgdorferi antigen was found in farmers and in the total examined population...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin during processing of peppermint and chamomile herbs on farms
    Czesława Skórska
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:281-8. 2005
    ..The exposure to bioaerosols during processing of chamomile is lower; nevertheless, peak values create a respiratory risk for exposed farmers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk of tick-borne bacterial diseases among workers of Roztocze National Park (south-eastern Poland)
    Ewa Cisak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:127-32. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Health effects of exposure to herb dust in valerian growing farmers
    Czesława Skórska
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:247-52. 2005
    ..They exhibited an increased immunologic response to Gram-negative bacterium Pantoea agglomerans which appears to be the most important risk factor associated with valerian dust...
  26. ncbi request reprint [The prevalence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies among abattoir workers in Lublin]
    Jacek Sroka
    Zakład Biologicznych Szkodliwości Zawodowych, Instytut Medycyny Wsi im Witolda Chodźki, Lublin
    Wiad Parazytol 49:47-55. 2003
    ..05). The high percentage of seropositive reactions among the workers of Cured Meat Division and the presence of persons in early stage of invasion suggest an increased risk of exposure to T. gondii in this section...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of antibodies to Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi in forestry workers from the Lublin region]
    Jacek Zwolinski
    Zakład Biologicznych Szkodliwoici Zawodowych, Instytut Medycyny Wsi im Witolda Chodzki ul Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin
    Wiad Parazytol 50:221-7. 2004
    ..No correlation was found between percentages of antibodies to A. phagocytophilum and to B. burgdorferi from different locations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Variability of airborne microflora in a hospital ward within a period of one year
    Marta Augustowska
    State Railway Hospital, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:99-106. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint Health effects of exposure to organic dust in workers of a modern hatchery
    Czesława Skórska
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:341-5. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the effects of exposure to organic dust in workers of modern hatcheries with an efficient ventilation system are less compared to the workers of poultry farms, such as broiler or egg laying houses...
  30. ncbi request reprint Exposure of Indian agricultural workers to airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin during handling of various plant products
    Ewa Krysinska-Traczyk
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:269-75. 2005
    ..The greatest risk occurs at threshing of pearl millet and maize which requests an application of the appropriate prevention measures, such as wearing respirators by the workers and using modern threshing machines reducing the dustiness...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies in Ixodes ricinus ticks from Lublin region (eastern Poland)
    Ewa Cisak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:301-6. 2006
    ..8 % of I. ricinus ticks infected with B.b.s.l. Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii were less frequent and observed in respectively 39.8 % and 17.8 % of infected ticks...
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlation of tests for detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infection in patients with diagnosed borreliosis
    Jolanta Chmielewska-Badora
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:307-11. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of occurrence of spirochetes Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus ticks in selected areas of the Lublin region by polymerase chain reaction method (PCR)]
    Jolanta Chmielewska-Badora
    Zakład Biologicznych Szkodliwości Zawodowych, Instytut Medycyny Wsi, Lublin
    Wiad Parazytol 49:165-71. 2003
    ..9% in the Zamość Province to 13.6% in the Włodawa Province. In males, the percentage of infected ticks remained within the range from 3.1% in the Lublin Province to 13.3% in the Lubartów Province...
  34. ncbi request reprint In vitro study of pro-inflammatory and anti-tumour properties of microvesicles from bacterial cell wall of Pantoea agglomerans
    Radoslaw Spiewak
    Institute of Dermatology Ltd, ul Lentza 6 17, 31 312 Krakow, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:153-61. 2008
    ..We conclude that IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha are triggered at different concentrations of microvesicles: at lower concentrations only IFN-gamma is upregulated, whereas at higher concentrations both IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha are secreted...
  35. ncbi request reprint Monitoring Legionella species in hospital water systems. Link with disease and evaluation of different detection methods
    Maria Koziol-Montewka
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lublin, Chodzki 1, 20 093 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:143-7. 2008
    ..pneumophila strains. Direct plating of 0.2 ml water is a useful screening method for samples containing large bacterial amount...
  36. 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
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Levels of bacterial endotoxin in air of animal houses determined with the use of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and Limulus test
    Dorota Pomorska
    Department and Clinic of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:291-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, endotoxin in the concentrations detected in this study may present a respiratory hazard to both humans and livestock animals...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes ricinus ticks determined by polymerase chain reaction with two pairs of primers detecting 16S rRNA and ankA genes
    Jolanta Chmielewska-Badora
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:281-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, detection of A. phagocytophilum infection in ticks by PCR with the use of EHR521/EHR747 primers detecting 16S rRNA gene is significantly more sensitive compared to LA6/LA1 primers detecting ankA gene...
  39. ncbi request reprint Levels of fungi and mycotoxins in the samples of grain and grain dust collected from five various cereal crops in eastern Poland
    Ewa Krysinska-Traczyk
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:159-67. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a novel biofilter in hatchery sanitation: II. Removal of odorogenous pollutants
    Leszek Tymczyna
    Department of Animal Hygiene and Environment, Faculty of Biology and Animal Breeding, University of Agriculture in Lublin, Akademicka 13, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:151-7. 2007
    ..05). The present research proved that diethyl sulfide is most susceptible to biofiltration (over 80%) in the bed supplemented with halloysite (HM) and bentonite (BM) (p<or=0.05)...
  41. pdf Efficacy of a novel biofilter in hatchery sanitation: I. Removal of airborne bacteria, dust and endotoxin
    Anna Chmielowiec-Korzeniowska
    Department of Animal Hygiene and Environment, Faculty of Biology and Animal Breeding, University of Agriculture in Lublin, Akademicka 13, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:141-50. 2007
    ..The efficacy of the biofilter could be improved by the inhibition of the Streptomyces growth in the media of the biofilter...
  42. ncbi request reprint Legionella and other gram-negative bacteria in potable water from various rural and urban sources
    Nimfa Stojek
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:323-35. 2006
    ..Enterobacter spp., Klebsiella spp., Serratia spp., and Pantoea agglomerans were most common among GNB-E, while Acinetobacter spp. and species of Pseudomonadaceae family predominated among GNB-NE...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Babesia microti in Ixodes ricinus ticks from Lublin region (eastern Poland)
    Angelina Wójcik-Fatla
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:319-22. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin during processing of valerian roots on farms
    Czesława Skórska
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:119-26. 2005
    ..48 microg/m (3)). In conclusion, farmers cultivating valerian could be exposed during processing of valerian roots to large concentrations of airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin posing a risk of work-related respiratory disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint Respiratory effects of exposure to dust from herbs
    Marcin Golec
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:5-10. 2005
    ..This indicates the need for use of prophylactic measures in this professional group, the more so as number of people occupationally exposed to dust from herbs is growing...
  46. ncbi request reprint Ixodes ricinus as a potential vector of Toxoplasma gondii
    Jacek Sroka
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:121-3. 2003
    ..8%) collected in the woodlands of eastern Poland. This suggests that ticks of this species may be involved in the spread of toxoplasmosis under natural conditions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne Gram-negative bacteria, dust and endotoxin in paper factories
    Zofia Prazmo
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:93-100. 2003
    ..Thus, these microorganisms pose a potential risk of respiratory disease for the workers of pulp and paper mills, in particular for those engaged in handling of wood chips and production of pulp...
  48. ncbi request reprint Release of Streptomyces albus propagules from contaminated surfaces
    Rafał L Górny
    Department of Environmental Health, Center for Health Related Aerosol Studies, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
    Environ Res 91:45-53. 2003
    ..Measurement of the number of S. albus fragments in the vicinity of a contaminated area, as an alternative to conventional air or surface sampling, appears to be a promising approach for quantitative exposure assessment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Legionella in sprinkling water as a potential occupational risk factor for gardeners
    Nimfa Maria Stojek
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:261-4. 2002
    ..The results of this preliminary study suggest that water aerosolized at sprinkling of plants represents a potential source of Legionella infection among gardeners...
  50. ncbi request reprint Occupational airborne and hand dermatitis to hop (Humulus lupulus) with non-occupational relapses
    Radosław Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:249-52. 2002
    ..Our case shows that connubial contacts with husband working in the same workplace may cause relapses of occupational dermatitis. To our knowledge, this is the first report on the concurrent occupational and connubial dermatitis to hop...
  51. ncbi request reprint The effects of exposure to organic dust on the respiratory system of potato processing workers
    Janusz Milanowski
    Clinic of Lung Diseases, Medical Academy, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:243-7. 2002
    ..The difference was significant only for cough (p < 0.05). A statistically significant over-shift decline in all measured spirometric values: FVC, FEV(1) (p < 0.001), FEV(1)/VC (p < 0.05), PEF (p < 0.01) was observed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Allergic contact urticaria and rhinitis to roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in a hunter
    Radosław Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:115-6. 2002
    ..We conclude that although occupational allergies to roe deer seem to be rare, such possibility should be always considered among people having contact with these animals...
  53. ncbi request reprint Study on the occurrence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) in ticks collected in Lublin region (eastern Poland)
    Ewa Cisak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:105-10. 2002
    ..ricinus ticks collected from the Radzyń Podlaski district. The minimum infection rate of ticks from this district with TBEV was estimated as 4.2%, and in the total area of Lublin region estimated as 1.8%...
  54. ncbi request reprint Work-related symptoms among furniture factory workers in Lublin region (eastern Poland)
    Janusz Milanowski
    Clinic of Lung Diseases, Medical Academy, Jaczewskiego 8, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:99-103. 2002
    ..The percentage changes in FVC and FEV(1)) were greater in the group of younger workers (15.1% and 17.6%) respectively, than in the group of older subject (6.2%, 7.1%). The difference was not statistically significant...
  55. ncbi request reprint Response of furniture factory workers to work-related airborne allergens
    Czesława Skórska
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:91-7. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms in furniture factories
    Ewa Krysinska-Traczyk
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:85-90. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, the presence of allergenic and/or immunotoxic microbial species in the air of factories poses a potential risk of respiratory disease, in particular in sensitive workers...
  57. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasmosis in rabbits confirmed by strain isolation: a potential risk of infection among agricultural workers
    Jacek Sroka
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:125-8. 2003
    ..The results of this study suggest that rabbits should be considered as a potential source of Toxoplasma infection among agricultural workers...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Filamentous fungi and mycotoxins as potential occupational risk factors among farmers harvesting various crops]
    Ewa Krysinska-Traczyk
    Zakładu Biologicznych Szkodliwości Zawodowych, Instytutu Medycyny Wsi w Lublinie
    Med Pr 54:133-8. 2003
    ..The results confirm a considerable occupational risk among farmers engaged in grain threshing due to inhalation of pathogenic species of filamentous fungi and mycotoxins...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Incidence of tick-borne encephalitis virus and Borrelia burgdorferi infections in farmers of the Lublin province]
    Ewa Cisak
    Zakładu Biologicznych Szkodliwości Zawodowych, Instytutu Medycyny Wsi w Lublinie
    Med Pr 54:139-44. 2003
    ..burgdorferi, while in the control group no sero-positive reactions were noted (p < 0.01). The results of the study indicate that farmers are at increased risk of infection with zoonotic tick-transmitted diseases...
  60. ncbi request reprint A farmer's occupational airborne contact dermatitis masqueraded by coexisting rosacea: delayed diagnosis and legal acknowledgement
    Radosław Spiewak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:329-33. 2004
    ..Discussed is also the problem of pre-employment exposure to occupational allergens among farmers' children, and the difficulties with delivering occupational health services to self-employed farmers...
  61. ncbi request reprint Studies on the occurrence of Gram-negative bacteria in ticks: Ixodes ricinus as a potential vector of Pasteurella
    Nimfa Maria Stojek
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:319-22. 2004
    ..In particular, the common occurrence of Pasteurella pneumotropica/haemolytica in Ixodes ricinus ticks poses a potential risk of pasteurellosis for humans and animals exposed to tick bites...
  62. ncbi request reprint Exposure to airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin during flax scutching on farms
    Ewa Krysinska-Traczyk
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:309-17. 2004
    ..2 microg/m). In conclusion, flax farmers performing machine scutching of flax could be exposed to large concentrations of airborne microorganisms, dust and endotoxin, posing a risk of work-related respiratory disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Exposure to bioaerosols: allergic reactions and respiratory function in Polish hop growers
    Anna Gora
    Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Am J Ind Med 46:371-4. 2004
    ..The examination included: physician-administrated questionnaire, PEF measurements, skin prick test, agar-gel precipitation test, and migration inhibition test. Microbiological air sampling was performed on all farms...
  64. ncbi request reprint Metalworking fluid bioaerosols at selected workplaces in a steelworks
    Rafał L Górny
    Department of Biohazards, Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, Sosnowiec, Poland
    Am J Ind Med 46:400-3. 2004
    ..Exposure to metalworking fluid (MWF) aerosols has been shown to be associated with a variety of respiratory and skin diseases of workers...
  65. ncbi request reprint Health effects of inhalation exposure to organic dust in hops farmers
    Czesława Skórska
    Pulmonary Department, Medical University of Lublin
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 58:459-65. 2003
    ..The results showed a potential risk of occupational respiratory diseases in the population of hops farmers...
  66. ncbi request reprint Health effects of exposure to thyme dust in a group of thyme growing farmers
    Marcin Golec
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Rural Medicine, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 58:195-203. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Exposure of hop growers to bioaerosols
    Anna Gora
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:129-38. 2004
    ..This may be partly due to antimicrobial properties of hop plant. Among microbial factors associated with hop dust, bacterial endotoxin and allergenic fungi pose the greatest potential hazard for exposed hop farmers...
  68. ncbi request reprint Immunologic reactivity to work-related airborne allergens in people occupationally exposed to dust from herbs
    Marcin Golec
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:121-7. 2004
    ..The risk of sensitization seems to be greatest among thyme farmers, who showed the highest positive response. The results confirmed the particular allergenic importance of Gram-negative bacterium Pantoea agglomerans...
  69. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of antibodies to Coxiella burnetii among farming population in eastern Poland
    Ewa Cisak
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:265-7. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the examined agricultural region could be in the past an epidemic area of Q fever, probably before 15-30 years...
  70. ncbi request reprint Exposure to bioaerosols in a municipal sewage treatment plant
    Zofia Prazmo
    Department of Occupational Biohazards, Institute of Agricultural Medicine, Jaczewskiego 2, 20 090 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:241-8. 2003
    ..A moderate risk for the workers may be associated with the presence of potentially pathogenic microbial species having allergenic and/or immunotoxic properties...
  71. ncbi request reprint Bacterial and fungal aerosols in indoor environment in Central and Eastern European countries
    Rafał L Górny
    Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, 13 Koscielna St, 41 200 Sosnowiec, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 9:17-23. 2002
    ..g., Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Bacillus anthracis, Coxiella burnetii), independently of the concentration, should always be inadmissible and result in preventive actions...