Andrzej Zielinski

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2010]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 66:175-84. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2004]
    Andrzej Zielińiski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:373-82. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint [First chemical mass attack in history of wars, Bolimów, January 31, 1915]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:449-53. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2005]
    Andrzej Zielińki
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 61:177-87. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2006]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego PZH, ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:207-18. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of adverse effects following immunization with vaccine containing whole-cell vs. acellular pertussis components
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health PZH, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:589-96. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2007]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:161-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for excessive incidence of infectious diseases at mass gatherings with special reference to sporting events
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:343-51. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Causality in epidemiological research
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:557-64. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2008]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:151-8. 2010

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2010]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 66:175-84. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study is assessment of the epidemiological condition of infectious diseases in Poland in 2010, especially in comparison with 2009 and the years 2004-2008...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2004]
    Andrzej Zielińiski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:373-82. 2006
    ..6 (kujawsko-pomorskie) to 9.8 (lubuskie). The highest number of deaths was caused by tuberculosis and its late sequels (34.2%). Attention should be given to the increased number of deaths due to sepsis (34.0%, without neonatal sepsis)...
  3. ncbi request reprint [First chemical mass attack in history of wars, Bolimów, January 31, 1915]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:449-53. 2010
    ..The Russians did not take attempts to use chemical weapons in the First World War...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2005]
    Andrzej Zielińki
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 61:177-87. 2007
    ..5/100,000, without neonatal sepsis) was bigger than number of deaths from tuberculosis (834; 2.2)...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2006]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego PZH, ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:207-18. 2008
    ..4/100,000) then in the country (5.8). In particular districts (voivodeships) mortality indices remained in the range of 5.2 (podlaskie) to 9.7 (slaskie). The highest number of deaths was caused by sepsis (41.1%, without neonatal sepsis)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of adverse effects following immunization with vaccine containing whole-cell vs. acellular pertussis components
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health PZH, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:589-96. 2008
    ..There was no significant difference in incidence of the most severe reactions, including encephalopathy and nonfebrile seizures, and there was no significant difference in allergic reactions...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2007]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:161-7. 2009
    ..3 in Slaskie) and it was higher in cities (7.1) then in rural areas. As in previous years i man mortality (8.6) was higher then in women (4.9). Highest mortality from infectious diseases was noted among elderly people above 74 (30.6)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evidence for excessive incidence of infectious diseases at mass gatherings with special reference to sporting events
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:343-51. 2009
    ..It is also crucial tool for evaluation of the quality of those preparations. Oncoming soccer games Euro 2012 make this a problem of particular interest...
  9. ncbi request reprint Causality in epidemiological research
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny
    Przegl Epidemiol 63:557-64. 2009
    ..In Authors opinion causal approach to associations between are crucial as a base for therapeutic approach and for public health interventions. This is why he is against consequent indeterministic approach...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2008]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:151-8. 2010
    ..3 in Lubuskie) and it was higher in cities (8.3) then in rural areas (6.8). As in previous years man mortality (9.7) was higher then women (5.8). Highest mortality from infectious diseases was noted among elderly people above 74 (46.3)...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2009]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 65:171-9. 2011
    ..The main reason of such increase is the growing number of septicaemia, which is indicated as the underlying cause of death...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2003]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:191-9. 2005
    ..9). As in previous years, the highest number of deaths was caused by tuberculosis and its late sequels (34.4%). Attention should be given to the increased number of deaths due to sepsis (32.3%, without neonatal sepsis)...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2002]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 58:9-19. 2004
    ..4 (ślaskie). As in previous years, the highest number of deaths was caused by tuberculosis and its late sequels (35.4%). Attention should be given to the increased number of deaths due to sepsis (33.6%, without neonatal sepsis)...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Infectious diseases in Poland in 2001]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 57:9-17. 2003
    ..75% of deaths. The most frequent cause of death among infectious diseases was tuberculosis and its sequels (1,061 cases). 13 cases of death due to tuberculosis occurred in people below 30 years of age...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of childhood bacterial meningitis in Poland. Incidence of bacterial meningitis with special reference to Haemophilus influenzae type b among children 0-59 months old in the former Kielce and Bydgoszcz districts in Poland in 1998-1999
    A Zielinski
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:779-82. 2001
    ..Small numbers of Hib vaccinations reported from both districts do not seem likely to have influenced the data significantly...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Meningitis and encephalitis in Poland in 2002]
    Magdalena Rosinska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 58:57-65. 2004
    ..126 cases of tick borne encephalitis were reported in Poland in 2002, most of them from endemic areas of north-eastern part of the country...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Meningitis and encephalitis in Poland in 2001]
    Magdalena Rosinska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 57:57-65. 2003
    ..As in the past type B was the predominant type of N. meningitidis cultured from patients. 210 cases of tick borne encephalitis were reported in Poland in 2001, most of them from endemic areas of north-eastern part of the country...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in Poland in 2003]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:309-12. 2005
    ..No case of neonatal tetanus was noted in Poland since 1984...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in Poland in 2002]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 58:139-42. 2004
    ..No case of neonatal tetanus was noted in Poland since 1984...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of vaccination with whole-cell pertussis vaccine by age group in Poland 1996-2001
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:114-8. 2004
    ..5% in 2001 and in 6 to 9 y-olds, from 84.3%, to 68.8%). We also discuss an alternative hypothesis that the above findings are due to selection or measurement bias resulting from incomplete reporting or imperfect diagnostic procedures...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Pertussis in Poland in 2001]
    Jolanta Sitarska-Gołebiowska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 57:27-32. 2003
    ..7/100,000). The vaccination coverage for the children below 2 was 98.2%. The quality of the reporting and laboratory confirmation of pertussis has improved. 58.6% of cases were confirmed by ELISA test, 0.1% by culture...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in Poland in 2010]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 66:293-6. 2012
    ..This is particularly true of the elderly population...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Pertussis in year 2000]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 56:235-9. 2002
    ..It is concluded that increase of pertussis incidence in Poland, causes urgent need of additional vaccination in the age of 5 to secure protection for the older age groups...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Pertussis in Poland in 2003]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 59:229-34. 2005
    ..9/100,000). Big differences in numbers of cases reported between different districts and between urban and rural areas bring strong possibility of insufficient sensitivity of the surveillance in many regions of Poland...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Pertussis in Poland in 2002]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 58:29-34. 2004
    ..Additional dose of pertussis vaccine was included in vaccination calendar for 2003...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Pertussis in 2006]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:241-5. 2008
    ..In general number of cases reported in Poland remains relatively low. Problem is uneven distribution in different voivodeships (districts) which bring strong possibility of very low sensitivity of surveillance in some regions...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in Poland in 2008]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 64:251-2. 2010
    ..No case of neonatal tetanus was noted in Poland since 1984...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in Poland in 2004]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:487-9. 2006
    ..No case of neonatal tetanus was noted in Poland since 1984...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in Poland in 2006]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakładu Higieny, ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:333-5. 2008
    ..No case of neonatal tetanus was noted in Poland since 1984...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in 2001]
    Jolanta Sitarska-Gołebiowska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 57:135-7. 2003
    ..3% and increased with age. All cases were unvaccinated or vaccination status was unknown. The data show effectiveness of vaccination program, but also show need for promotion of post exposure prophylaxis, especially among older people...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Pertussis in 2005]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 61:213-7. 2007
    ..In general number of cases reported in Poland remains relatively low. Problem is uneven distribution in different voivodeships (districts) which bring strong possibility of very low sensitivity of surveillance between regions...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in Poland in 2000]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 56:335-8. 2002
    ..No case of neonatal tetanus was noted in Poland since 1984...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Pertussis in Poland in 2004]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:407-11. 2006
    ..It remains obscure to what extend recurrence of pertussis depends solely on the shift of incidence to older ages, to the decrease of vaccine efficiency or to the independent increase of parapertussis...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Tetanus in 2005]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 61:287-9. 2007
    ..No case of neonatal tetanus was noted in Poland since 1984...
  35. ncbi request reprint Recent increase in HIV rate by age, cohort, period analysis of surveillance data suggests changes in HIV epidemiology in Poland
    Magdalena Rosinska
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Cent Eur J Public Health 19:123-7. 2011
    ..To interpret the gradual increase in HIV detection rate in Poland during 1993-2007, separating effects due to epidemic maturation from effects possibly due to new outbreaks or implemented measures...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Classification bias in epidemiological studies]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologi, Narodowego Instytutu Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowego Zakladu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:461-70. 2008
    ..It analyses attenuation of measures of association, which can be related to misclassification in epidemiological studies. Problems with correction for confounders in the presence of misclassification of exposure are also described...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Malaria in Poland in 2002]
    Andrzej Zielinski
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 58:183-4. 2004
    ..In only 4 cases some kind of chemoprophylaxis was documented. In other prophylaxis was not used or not documented. One death resulted from falciparum malaria in Poland in 2002...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Malaria in Poland in 2004]
    Magdalena Rosinska
    Zakład Epidemiologii Pańistwowego Zakładu Higieny, Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 60:527-8. 2006
    ..One death from falciparumn malaria was reported in Poland in 2004. In 11 cases some kind of chemoprophylaxis was documented. In other prophylaxis was not used or not documented...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in Polish children varies directly with number of siblings: possible implications for vaccination strategies
    Andrzej Zielinski
    National Research Center of Public Health, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:917-22. 2003
    ..This study was conducted prior to the introduction of Hib vaccine in Poland, and is the first case-control study of Hib meningitis in this country...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Meningitis and encephalitis in Poland in 2000]
    Paweł Stefanoff
    Zakład Epidemiologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny ul Chocimska 24, 00 791 Warszawa
    Przegl Epidemiol 56:265-73. 2002
    ..As in previous years, N. meningitidis typed B was strongly predominating. Out of 570 cases of encephalitis, 170 (29.8%) were tick borne, of which most were reported from endemic areas of north-eastern part of the country...
  41. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of meningococcal meningitis and changes in the surveillance system in Poland, 1970-2006
    O Gryniewicz
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Euro Surveill 12:E7-8. 2007
    ..Although diagnostic certainty of reported cases has improved in recent years, it is still problematic. Further efforts are needed to increase the proportion of serogrouped cases and assess the burden of meningococcal disease in Poland...
  42. pmc Refining HIV Risk: The Modifying Effects of Youth, Gender and Education among People Who Inject Drugs in Poland
    Michal Czerwinski
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    PLoS ONE 8:e68018. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to examine specific factors placing young (aged <30) women who inject drugs at higher risk for HIV, and to establish the need for targeted interventions within this population...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of tickborne encephalitis case classification in Poland
    P Stefanoff
    National Institute of Hygiene, Department of Epidemiology, Warsaw, Poland
    Euro Surveill 10:23-5. 2005
    ..With only 25% of reported cases meeting the definition for confirmed cases, there is a need for more complete follow-up and standardised testing of suspect cases...