M Kanerva

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reduction in Clostridium difficile infections in Finland, 2008-2010
    M Kanerva
    Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 83:127-31. 2013
  2. pmc Estimating the burden of healthcare-associated infections caused by selected multidrug-resistant bacteria Finland, 2010
    Mari Kanerva
    Epidemiologic Surveillance and Control Unit, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, P, O, Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 1:33. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Benchmarking antibiotic use in Finnish acute care hospitals using patient case-mix adjustment
    Mari Kanerva
    Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Helsinki, Finland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2651-4. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Interhospital differences and case-mix in a nationwide prevalence survey
    M Kanerva
    Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 76:135-8. 2010
  5. pmc Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Finland in 2004 to 2006
    Mari Kanerva
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2655-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Prolonged norovirus outbreak in a Finnish tertiary care hospital caused by GII.4-2006b subvariants
    M Kanerva
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 71:206-13. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Estimating the annual burden of health care-associated infections in Finnish adult acute care hospitals
    Mari Kanerva
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, National Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 37:227-30. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for death in a cohort of patients with and without healthcare-associated infections in Finnish acute care hospitals
    M Kanerva
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, National Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 70:353-60. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial use in Finnish acute care hospitals: data from national prevalence survey, 2005
    Mari Kanerva
    Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Public Health Institute, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, and Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:440-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs of an outbreak of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    M Kanerva
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 66:22-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Reduction in Clostridium difficile infections in Finland, 2008-2010
    M Kanerva
    Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 83:127-31. 2013
    ..difficile-associated infections (CDI) by the Finnish Hospital Infection Programme (SIRO)...
  2. pmc Estimating the burden of healthcare-associated infections caused by selected multidrug-resistant bacteria Finland, 2010
    Mari Kanerva
    Epidemiologic Surveillance and Control Unit, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, P, O, Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 1:33. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. doi request reprint Benchmarking antibiotic use in Finnish acute care hospitals using patient case-mix adjustment
    Mari Kanerva
    Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Helsinki, Finland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2651-4. 2011
    ..We present a patient case-mix adjustment model of antibiotic use to rank hospitals while taking patient characteristics into account...
  4. ncbi request reprint Interhospital differences and case-mix in a nationwide prevalence survey
    M Kanerva
    Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 76:135-8. 2010
    ..In 11 (38%) hospitals, the observed prevalence rank was lower than predicted by the case-mix-adjusted figure. Case-mix should be taken into consideration in the interhospital comparison of prevalence rates...
  5. pmc Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Finland in 2004 to 2006
    Mari Kanerva
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2655-7. 2009
    ..9/100,000 population) and strain variation increased in comparison to years 1997 to 1999. There were 7 community-associated epidemic and 25 sporadic MRSA strain types. Half of these had Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes...
  6. doi request reprint Prolonged norovirus outbreak in a Finnish tertiary care hospital caused by GII.4-2006b subvariants
    M Kanerva
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 71:206-13. 2009
    ..Active control measures, including temporary closure of the wards, ultimately confined the single-ward outbreaks. A prolonged outbreak in the community was probably the source for the prolonged outbreak period in the hospital...
  7. doi request reprint Estimating the annual burden of health care-associated infections in Finnish adult acute care hospitals
    Mari Kanerva
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, National Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Infect Control 37:227-30. 2009
    ..We estimated the burden of health care-associated infections (HAIs) occurring in Finnish adult acute care hospitals using national hospitalization data and estimates of HAI based on a recent national prevalence survey...
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for death in a cohort of patients with and without healthcare-associated infections in Finnish acute care hospitals
    M Kanerva
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, National Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 70:353-60. 2008
    ..Certain types of HCAI increased the risk of death. The McCabe classification had advantages over the Charlson index as a predictor of death, because it was easier to collect from a prevalence survey...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial use in Finnish acute care hospitals: data from national prevalence survey, 2005
    Mari Kanerva
    Finnish Hospital Infection Program SIRO, National Public Health Institute, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, and Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:440-4. 2007
    ..We evaluated the amount and type of antimicrobials administered in Finnish acute care hospitals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Costs of an outbreak of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    M Kanerva
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 66:22-8. 2007
    ..The high cost of MRSA screening underlines the importance of appropriate screening methods. Our model of analysing costs might be useful for other hospitals after adapting variables such as local control measures...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Lack of spleen or spleen malfunction--serious risk factor for sepsis]
    Mari Kanerva
    HYKS, infektiosairauksien klinikka, HUS
    Duodecim 120:2459-62. 2004
  12. doi request reprint Healthcare-associated infections in Finnish acute care hospitals: a national prevalence survey, 2005
    O Lyytikainen
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hosp Infect 69:288-94. 2008
    ..The survey was a useful tool to increase the awareness of HAI in participating hospitals and to train infection control staff in diagnosing HAIs...
  13. ncbi request reprint First isolation of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 in Finland
    O Lyytikainen
    National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
    Euro Surveill 12:E071108.2. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Disease burden of Puumala virus infections, 1995-2008
    P Makary
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1484-92. 2010
    ..Only 590 cases (3%) were registered as occupational disease, of which most were related to farming and forestry. The wide seasonal and geographical variation is probably related to rodent density and human behaviour...
  15. doi request reprint Microbiological efficacy and tolerability of a new, non-alcohol-based hand disinfectant
    Niina Agthe
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:685-90. 2009
    ..Occasionally, there is a need for non-alcohol-based products, but alternatives have been scarce. We studied the microbiological efficacy and tolerability of a water-based hand disinfectant for healthcare workers...