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Department of Bacteriology

Head of Department
Dr hab. n. med. Rafał Gierczyński, prof. nadzw. NIZP-PZH

Deputy Head of Department
Prof. dr hab. n. med. Waldemar Rastawicki
Dr hab. n. med. Aleksandra A. Zasada, prof. nadzw. NIZP-PZH


Building A-B / ground and the 1st floor

Contact: Renata Mrozowska
Phone: 0-22 5421238, 0-22 5421240, Fax 0-22 5421307
Room: 121

The Department of Bacteriology range of operation is:

  • examining of biological properties of bacteria important in human pathology,
  • studies on the machanism of bacterial resistant to antibiotics and chemioterapeutics,
  • monitoring of the drug resistance of important bacteria for pathology of the man,
  • improving methods of identifying, diversifying and detecting virulence mechanisms of bacteria on the basis of new methods of molecular bacteriology and assessment of their distribution in the environment,
  • control and estimations of preparation for bacteriology and serology diagnosis of bacterial infections,
  • carrying out referential and appeal examinations for laboratories of National Sanitary Inspection and other medical microbiology laboratories,
  • trainings and consultations for workers of of National Sanitary Instection and workers of medical microbiology laboratories.



  1. Research projects
  2. Scientific papers


  1. European diphtheria surveillance network
  2. ECDC – The European center for disease prevention and control.