Eira Poikonen

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Candidemia in Finland, 1995-1999
    Eira Poikonen
    Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Finland
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:985-90. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Nosocomial candidaemia in a Finnish tertiary care centre during 1987-2004
    Eira Poikonen
    Department of Medicine, Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:590-6. 2009
  3. pmc Secular trend in candidemia and the use of fluconazole in Finland, 2004-2007
    Eira Poikonen
    Department of Medicine, Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 10:312. 2010

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Candidemia in Finland, 1995-1999
    Eira Poikonen
    Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Finland
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:985-90. 2003
    ..Crude 7-day and 30-day case-fatality ratios were 15% and 35%, respectively. The rate of candidemia increased in Finland but is still substantially lower than in the United States. No shift to non-C. albicans species could be detected...
  2. doi request reprint Nosocomial candidaemia in a Finnish tertiary care centre during 1987-2004
    Eira Poikonen
    Department of Medicine, Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:590-6. 2009
    ..changed. Mortality remained high. The observed changes may reflect differences in prevention strategies that need to be explored for further improvements in prevention...
  3. pmc Secular trend in candidemia and the use of fluconazole in Finland, 2004-2007
    Eira Poikonen
    Department of Medicine, Peijas Hospital, Vantaa, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 10:312. 2010
    ..Our aim was now to investigate further population-based secular trends, as well as outcome, and evaluate the association of fluconazole consumption and prophylaxis policy with the observed findings...