Affiliation: Warsaw University
- Tołkacz K, Bednarska M, Alsarraf M, Dwużnik D, Grzybek M, Welc Faleciak R, et al. Prevalence, genetic identity and vertical transmission of Babesia microti in three naturally infected species of vole, Microtus spp. (Cricetidae). Parasit Vectors. 2017;10:66 pubmed publisher..microti positive embryos (20/27; 74%) and pups (12/17; 71%). A high rate of vertical transmission of the two main rodent genotypes of B. microti was confirmed in two species of naturally infected voles, M. arvalis and M. oeconomus. ..
- Bajer A. Between-year variation and spatial dynamics of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia spp. infections in naturally infected rodent populations. Parasitology. 2008;135:1629-49 pubmed publisher..These data are discussed in relation to the parasite genotypes identified in this region and in respect of the role of various ecological factors in shaping of intestinal protozoa communities...
- Bajer A, Bednarska M, Rodo A. Risk factors and control of intestinal parasite infections in sled dogs in Poland. Vet Parasitol. 2011;175:343-50 pubmed publisher..The present study has demonstrated a high prevalence of intestinal parasites in working sled dogs in Poland, including the zoonotic human pathogens Toxocara or Cryptosporidium...
- Bajer A, Mierzejewska E, Rodo A, Bednarska M, Kowalec M, Welc Faleciak R. The risk of vector-borne infections in sled dogs associated with existing and new endemic areas in Poland: Part 1: A population study on sled dogs during the racing season. Vet Parasitol. 2014;202:276-86 pubmed publisher..Our results emphasize the need for regular monitoring for the presence of D. repens. ..
- Alsarraf M, Bednarska M, Mohallal E, Mierzejewska E, Behnke Borowczyk J, Zalat S, et al. Long-term spatiotemporal stability and dynamic changes in the haemoparasite community of spiny mice (Acomys dimidiatus) in four montane wadis in the St. Katherine Protectorate, Sinai, Egypt. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:195 pubmed publisher
- Bajer A, Rodo A, Alsarraf M, DwuÅ¼nik D, Behnke J, Mierzejewska E. Abundance of the tick Dermacentor reticulatus in an ecosystem of abandoned meadows: Experimental intervention and the critical importance of mowing. Vet Parasitol. 2017;246:70-75 pubmed publisher..reticulatus ticks in open areas. Cessation of mowing may enhance the number of ticks and the associated risk of acquiring tick-borne diseases. ..
- Kowalec M, Szewczyk T, Welc Faleciak R, Sinski E, Karbowiak G, Bajer A. Ticks and the city - are there any differences between city parks and natural forests in terms of tick abundance and prevalence of spirochaetes?. Parasit Vectors. 2017;10:573 pubmed publisher..5%)]. Surprisingly, a similar risk of infection with Borreliella spp. and/or B. miyamotoi was discovered in highly- and low-transformed areas. We suggest that the awareness of presence of these disease agents in cities should be raised. ..