- Candidemia in Finland, 1995-1999Eira 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...
- Nosocomial candidaemia in a Finnish tertiary care centre during 1987-2004Eira 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...
- Secular trend in candidemia and the use of fluconazole in Finland, 2004-2007Eira 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...