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Laboratory of zoonoses and emerging infections

Head of Department
p.o. Dr n. med. Małgorzata Sadkowska –Todys

mgr Anna Baumann
Mgr Sylwia Kamińska
PhD Zuzana Klochanowa – EPIET
Dr Marta Niedźwiecka-Stadnik
Lek. wet. Joanna Ostrek
Mgr Natalia Parda
Mgr Magdalena Pielacha
Lek. stom. Katarzyna Piwowarow – rezydentka
Dr n. med. Magdalena Rosińska
Lek. wet. Michał Czerwiński
lek. med. Małgorzata Stępień
p. Bożena Kucharczyk


  1. national coordination and evaluation of surveillance of zoonotic diseases and foodborne outbreaks, blood borne diseases (HIV, CV, HBV), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and malaria
  2. evaluation of effectiveness of prevention of rabies, frequency of post-exposure vaccination and adverse reactions following vaccination
  3. National Reference Center for Rabies including epidemiology and laboratory diagnosis
  4. Research projects related to the scope of action
  5. Collaboration with national and international bodies related to surveillance and prevention of the diseases within the scope
  6. Consultations and expert opinions for legislature work and courts
  7. Conducting field epidemiology training for State Sanitary Inspection staff


  1. National Bureau for Drug Prevention
  2. National AIDS Centre
  3. European Centre for the Epidemiological Monitoring of AIDS (EuroHIV)
  4. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
  5. The European and Allied Countries Collaborative Study Group of CJD (EuroCJD)
  6. Eurosurveillance – Europe’s leading journal on infectious diseases epidemiology, prevention and control
  7. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
  8. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  9. CASCADE – Concerted Action on SeroConversion to AIDS and Death in Europe
  10. MED-VET-NET – European Network of Excellence working for the prevention and control of zoonoses and food borne diseases
  11. Word Health Organization (WHO)
  12. International Health Regulations (IHR-WHO)
  13. The Chief Sanitary Inspectorate
  14. The Chief Veterinary Inspectorate
  15. National Veterinary Institute
  16. Parliment of the Republic of Poland
  17. Central Statistical Office
  18. EUR-LEX – EU legislature
  19. Periodical „Epidemiological Reviews”
  20. Reports on cases of infectious diseases and poisonings in Poland
  21. Institute of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
  22. Login to e-learning website of the Project „Strengthening of communicable diseases epidemiological surveillance in Poland”
  23. The Medical Centre of Postgraduate Education
  24. The European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET)