T Vartiainen

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Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Environmental chemicals and changes in sex ratio: analysis over 250 years in finland
    T Vartiainen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Hygiene, Kuopio, Finland Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 107:813-5. 1999
  2. pmc Phosphorus and bacterial growth in drinking water
    I T Miettinen
    Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:3242-5. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular size distribution of natural organic matter in raw and drinking waters
    T K Nissinen
    National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 45:865-73. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in Finland
    H Kiviranta
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Food Addit Contam 18:945-53. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular size fractions of treated aquatic humus
    T Myllykangas
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Water Res 36:3045-53. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Waterborne epidemics in Finland in 1998-1999
    I T Miettinen
    National Public Health Institute, Division of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Water Sci Technol 43:67-71. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of olive oil for soil extraction and ultraviolet degradation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans
    P Isosaari
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Sci Technol 35:1259-65. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbially available organic carbon, phosphorus, and microbial growth in ozonated drinking water
    M J Lehtola
    Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FIN 70701, Kuopio, Finland
    Water Res 35:1635-40. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver tumor-promoting activity of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) in TCDD-sensitive and TCDD-resistant rat strains
    M Viluksela
    Laboratory of Toxicology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Cancer Res 60:6911-20. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric detection of 2- and 3-hydroxy fatty acids as methyl esters from soil, sediment and biofilm
    M M Keinänen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FIN 70701, Kuopio, Finland
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 783:443-51. 2003

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Publications23

  1. pmc Environmental chemicals and changes in sex ratio: analysis over 250 years in finland
    T Vartiainen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Environmental Hygiene, Kuopio, Finland Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Health Perspect 107:813-5. 1999
    ..Moreover the trends are similar to those observed in other countries with worse pollution and much greater pesticide use...
  2. pmc Phosphorus and bacterial growth in drinking water
    I T Miettinen
    Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:3242-5. 1997
    ..This observation offers novel possibilities to restrict microbial growth in water distribution systems by developing technologies to remove phosphorus efficiently from drinking water...
  3. ncbi request reprint Molecular size distribution of natural organic matter in raw and drinking waters
    T K Nissinen
    National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 45:865-73. 2001
    ..The results demonstrate that the HPSEC method can be applied for a qualitative and also for rough estimate quantitative analyzes of NOM directly from RW and DW samples without sample pretreatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dietary intakes of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in Finland
    H Kiviranta
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Food Addit Contam 18:945-53. 2001
    ..Thus, the total intake of PCDD/Fs and PCBs was 100 pg TEqday(-1) (1.3pg TEqkg(-1) b.w. day(-1)), which is within the range of tolerable daily intake (TDI) proposed by the WHO (1-4pg TEqkg(-1) b.w. day(-1))...
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular size fractions of treated aquatic humus
    T Myllykangas
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Water Res 36:3045-53. 2002
    ..The formation of the SOA, especially of oxalate, was the greatest after hydrogen peroxide combined with ozonation (as much as 1,100 microg/L), while chlorination resulted in the SOA of < 50 microg/L...
  6. ncbi request reprint Waterborne epidemics in Finland in 1998-1999
    I T Miettinen
    National Public Health Institute, Division of Environmental Health, P O Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Water Sci Technol 43:67-71. 2001
    ..In two cases the epidemic ceased by the exhaustion of susceptible persons in the exposed community but in most cases it was terminated by changing the water source, boiling the drinking water, and starting chlorination...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of olive oil for soil extraction and ultraviolet degradation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans
    P Isosaari
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Sci Technol 35:1259-65. 2001
    ..Degradation was probably mediated by light absorption of unsaturated fatty acids and phenolic compounds in olive oil, leading to sensitized photolysis of PCDD/Fs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbially available organic carbon, phosphorus, and microbial growth in ozonated drinking water
    M J Lehtola
    Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FIN 70701, Kuopio, Finland
    Water Res 35:1635-40. 2001
    ..The results show that in water treatment not only AOCpotential but also MAP should be considered as an important factor that can limit microbial growth in drinking water...
  9. ncbi request reprint Liver tumor-promoting activity of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) in TCDD-sensitive and TCDD-resistant rat strains
    M Viluksela
    Laboratory of Toxicology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Cancer Res 60:6911-20. 2000
    ..Understanding the role of transactivation domain of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor in carcinogenesis is therefore likely to improve dioxin risk assessment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric detection of 2- and 3-hydroxy fatty acids as methyl esters from soil, sediment and biofilm
    M M Keinänen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 95, FIN 70701, Kuopio, Finland
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 783:443-51. 2003
    ..The rapid determination of 3- and 2-OH-FAs concomitantly with phospholipid fatty acids provided more detailed information on the microbial communities present in soil, sediment, and drinking water biofilm...
  11. ncbi request reprint Determination of bromide ion in raw and drinking waters by capillary zone electrophoresis
    P Rantakokko
    National Public Health Institute, Laboratory of Chemistry, Kuopio, Finland
    J Chromatogr A 839:217-25. 1999
    ..CZE results obtained with real samples were compared with ion chromatography--inductively coupled mass spectrometric results...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mutagenicity and amount of chloroform after chlorination of bank filtered lake water
    I T Miettinen
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 215:9-17. 1998
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  13. ncbi request reprint Changes in water microbial quality during bank filtration of lake water
    I T Miettinen
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Can J Microbiol 43:1126-32. 1997
    ..These results showed that microbial stability of humus-rich water was increased by filtration to a level generally found in natural groundwaters...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bromide affecting drinking water mutagenicity
    T Myllykangas
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, PO Box 95, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 53:745-56. 2003
    ..MX formation was found to be lower when the treated water contained bromide, implicating the formation of brominated MX analogues. Trihalomethane formation increased when the treated water contained bromide...
  15. ncbi request reprint Disinfection by-products in Finnish drinking waters
    T K Nissinen
    Division of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Chemosphere 48:9-20. 2002
    ..A major reduction in the use of prechlorination, increased use of chloramine disinfection, and better removal of organic carbon were the most important reasons for the 69% decrease in mutagenicity from 1985 to 1994...
  16. doi request reprint Dioxins, polychlorinated biphenyls, methyl mercury and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as biomarkers of fish consumption
    A W Turunen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:313-23. 2010
    ..To assess biomarkers and frequency questions as measures of fish consumption...
  17. ncbi request reprint Changes in selenium, zinc, copper and cadmium contents in human milk during the time when selenium has been supplemented to fertilizers in Finland
    M Kantol
    Department of Chemistry, University of Kuopio, Finland
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 15:11-7. 2001
    ..Our results confirm that selenium supplementation to fertilizers in Finland has increased the selenium level in human maternal milk and most likely it also has an effect on the zinc and copper concentrations in maternal milk...
  18. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of cadmium, zinc, and copper in maternal blood and developmental placental tissue: differences between Finland, Estonia, and St. Petersburg
    M Kantola
    Department of Chemistry, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Res 83:54-66. 2000
    ..Smoking, parity, age, and especially the place of residence affect the Cd, Zn, and Cu contents and ratios in placenta and mother's blood...
  19. ncbi request reprint Selenium in pregnancy: is selenium an active defective ion against environmental chemical stress?
    M Kantola
    Department of Chemistry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Environ Res 96:51-61. 2004
    ..These data suggest that selenium has an active role in the mother's defense systems against the toxicity of environmental pollutants and the constituents of cigarette smoke...
  20. ncbi request reprint Monitoring dioxins and furans in a population living near a hazardous waste incinerator: levels in breast milk
    M Schuhmacher
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, Calle San Lorenzo 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Chemosphere 57:43-9. 2004
    ..The results of the present study, as well as other recent environmental and biological data, indicate that living in the vicinity of this HWI should not mean additional health risks due to PCDD/PCDFs for the general population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Developmental dental defects in children who reside by a river polluted by dioxins and furans
    P Hölttä
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Arch Environ Health 56:522-8. 2001
    ..Compared with the figures reported earlier in Finland, neither the prevalence of dental lesions nor the levels of dioxins and furans in human milk were increased in riverside residents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Symptoms experienced during periods of actual and supposed water fluoridation
    M Lamberg
    Department of Otolaryngology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:291-5. 1997
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  23. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in milk of women from Catalonia, Spain
    M Schuhmacher
    Laboratory of Toxicology and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University, San Lorenzo 21, 43201 Reus, Spain
    Chemosphere 67:S295-300. 2007
    ..This study suggests that dietary intake is more relevant for human exposure to PCBs and PBDEs than living near the HWI...