Tomasz Chmielewski

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Presence of Bartonella spp. in various human populations
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 56:33-8. 2007
  2. pmc Q fever outbreaks in Poland during 2005-2011
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 19:1073-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Q fever at the turn of the century
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Enzotic Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 61:81-93. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Case of TIBOLA/DEBONEL (tick - borne lymphadenopathy/Dermacentor spp. - borne necrosis - erythema - lymphadenopathy) in Poland]
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Samodzielna Pracownia Riketsji, Chlamydii i Kretków Odzwierzecych, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 65:583-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Q fever in Poland
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 58:9-13. 2009
  6. pmc Rickettsia spp. in ticks, Poland
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    National Institute of Public Health, National Institute of Hygiene, Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, Warsaw, Poland
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:486-8. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactions between Borrelia burgdorferi and mouse fibroblasts
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 59:157-60. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Improvement in the laboratory recognition of lyme borreliosis with the combination of culture and PCR methods
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Mol Diagn 7:155-62. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of fibroblast apoptosis by Borrelia afzelii, Coxiella burnetii and Bartonella henselae
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health, Natonal Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 60:269-72. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Bartonella henselae in Ixodes ricinus ticks removed from dogs
    Edyta Podsiadly
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:189-92. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Presence of Bartonella spp. in various human populations
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 56:33-8. 2007
    ..The results prove that B. henselae and B. quintana, emerging human pathogens, are present and widely distributed in Poland in such specific risk groups as: alcoholics, veterinarians and cats' owners...
  2. pmc Q fever outbreaks in Poland during 2005-2011
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 19:1073-9. 2013
    ..In the last decade, 5 outbreaks have occurred in cattle farms in south Poland in Malopolskie, Podkarpackie, Opolskie, and Silesian provinces. The aim of this study was to characterize the Q fever foci in Poland...
  3. ncbi request reprint Q fever at the turn of the century
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Enzotic Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 61:81-93. 2012
    ..Recently, it has been found that free-living amoeba Acanthamoeba castellani may also be a reservoir of the pathogen. The intra-amoebal location of C. burnetii cells was observed...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Case of TIBOLA/DEBONEL (tick - borne lymphadenopathy/Dermacentor spp. - borne necrosis - erythema - lymphadenopathy) in Poland]
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Samodzielna Pracownia Riketsji, Chlamydii i Kretków Odzwierzecych, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 65:583-6. 2011
    ..The diagnosis was confirmed by detection of 128 titer in MIF tests with R. rickettsii and R. slovaca antigens and four-fold decrease after treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Q fever in Poland
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 58:9-13. 2009
    ..burnetii isolates examined. This study highlighted the usefulness of these methods in the improvement of epidemiological investigations of Q fever loci on the Polish territory...
  6. pmc Rickettsia spp. in ticks, Poland
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    National Institute of Public Health, National Institute of Hygiene, Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, Warsaw, Poland
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:486-8. 2009
    ..We searched for the most prevalent Rickettsia spp. in Poland and found R. slovaca and R. helvetica bacteria in ticks in southern and central Poland; R. raoulti was found in ticks in all parts of Poland...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interactions between Borrelia burgdorferi and mouse fibroblasts
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 59:157-60. 2010
    ..burgdorferi bacteria and latter they have been released from infected cells to extracellular space. It can be the evidence that B. burgdorferi multiply intracellulary...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improvement in the laboratory recognition of lyme borreliosis with the combination of culture and PCR methods
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Mol Diagn 7:155-62. 2003
    ..The diagnosis of Lyme disease is based on a history of tick-bite, physical examination, and serological tests. In the seronegative patients with Lyme borreliosis symptoms, additional testing should be introduced...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of fibroblast apoptosis by Borrelia afzelii, Coxiella burnetii and Bartonella henselae
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Health, Natonal Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 60:269-72. 2011
    ..Our findings show that C. burnetii bacteria may inhibit the process of apoptosis in the host cells for a long time. This can permit intracellular survival in the host and mediatingthe development of chronic disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bartonella henselae in Ixodes ricinus ticks removed from dogs
    Edyta Podsiadly
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:189-92. 2007
    ..This is the first report about the existence of B. henselae in ticks removed from dogs. It is, however, an open issue that needs further investigation if ticks consist a new competent vector involved in transmission of bartonellosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bartonella henselae in the human environment in Poland
    Edyta Podsiadly
    National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:956-62. 2007
    ..9% of Ixodes ricinus ticks examined, B. henselae DNA was detected. These data demonstrate that in the urban area of central Poland B. henselae occurs in environmental sources, both in cats and dogs (reservoir) and ticks (possible vector)...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Leptospira spp. and Coxiella burnetii infections occuring in Radomskie District in people of selected professional groups]
    Beata Fiecek
    Samodzielna Pracownia Riketsji, Chlamydii i Kretków Odzwierzecych, Narodowy Instytut Zdrowia Publicznego Państwowy Zakład Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 66:605-10. 2012
    ..Leptospirosis and Q fever are a zoonotic diseases with global occurring...
  13. doi request reprint The occurrence of spotted fever rickettsioses and other tick-borne infections in forest workers in Poland
    Edyta Podsiadły
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae, and Enzotic Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Heath National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:985-9. 2011
    ..The list of tick-borne pathogens is increasing, but knowledge about the possibility of humans acquiring multipathogens infections after tick bite still needs evaluation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bartonella henselae and Borrelia burgdorferi infections of the central nervous system
    Edyta Podsiadły
    National Institute of Hygiene, 00 791 Warsaw, Poland
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:404-6. 2003
    ..burgdorferi and B. henselae infections were found. These results indicate that mixed infections should be taken into consideration in establishing diagnosis of neurological disorders. Further study of this conclusion is needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tick-borne infections as a cause of heart transplantation
    Ilona Maczka
    National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene, Laboratory of Rickettsia, Chlamydia and Spirochetes, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 60:341-3. 2011
    ..burnetii were also observed. Obtained results indicate that diagnosis of Bartonella spp., B. burgdorferi C. burnetii and Rickettsia spp. infections should be considered in cases of infectious endocarditis with negative blood cultures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Limitation of serological testing for Lyme borreliosis: evaluation of ELISA and western blot in comparison with PCR and culture methods
    Stanislawa Tylewska-Wierzbanowska
    Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:601-5. 2002
    ..This indicates that an efficient diagnosis of Lyme borreliosis has to be based on a combination of various techniques such as serology, PCR and culture, not solely on serology...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bacterial tick-borne diseases caused by Bartonella spp., Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Coxiella burnetii, and Rickettsia spp. among patients with cataract surgery
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Laboratory of Rickettsiae, Chlamydiae and Spirochetes, National Institute of Public Heath National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
    Med Sci Monit 20:927-31. 2014
    ..Further studies are needed to identify Bartonella species, as well as to recognize the infectious mechanisms involved in cataract development. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint [Activity of the caspase-3 in the culture of peripheral blood mononuclear cells stimulated with Borrelia burgdorferi antigens]
    Sambor Grygorczuk
    Klinika Chorób Zakaźnych i Neuroinfekcji Akademii Medycznej w Białymstoku
    Przegl Epidemiol 62:85-91. 2008
    ..To investigate whether the decreased rate of apoptosis of peripheral blood mononuclear cells occurs in patients with chronic Lyme arthritis (LA), which could contribute to persistent inflammation in those patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in healthy population in Poland]
    Tomasz Chmielewski
    Zakład Bakteriologii Państwowego Zakładu Higieny w Warszawie
    Przegl Epidemiol 56:33-8. 2002
    ..An increase in the proportion of persons positive for IgM antibodies in September may indicate a seasonal transmission and possibility of Lyme borreliosis acquirement according to the biological activity of ticks...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Concentration of sFas and sFasL in the supernatant of PBMC culture from the patients with late lyme borreliosis]
    Sambor Grygorczuk
    Klinika Chorób Zakaźnych i Neuroinfekcji Akademii Medycznej w Białymstoku
    Przegl Epidemiol 61:51-8. 2007
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