Mari Ervasti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi The relationship between red blood cell and reticulocyte indices and serum markers of iron status in the cord blood of newborns
    Mari Ervasti
    Laboratory Center, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1000-3. 2007
  2. ncbi Elevated serum erythropoietin concentration is associated with coordinated changes in red blood cell and reticulocyte indices of pregnant women at term
    M Ervasti
    Laboratory Center, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:160-5. 2008
  3. ncbi Use of advanced red blood cell and reticulocyte indices improves the accuracy in diagnosing iron deficiency in pregnant women at term
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Haematol 79:539-45. 2007
  4. doi Novel red cell indices indicating reduced availability of iron are associated with high erythropoietin concentration and low ph level in the venous cord blood of newborns
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University, Eastern Finland Laboratory Centre, Kuopio, Finland
    Pediatr Res 64:135-40. 2008
  5. doi Diagnostic, clinical and laboratory turnaround times in troponin T testing
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Kuopio University, Eastern Finland Laboratory Center, Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1030-2. 2008
  6. doi Early signs of maternal iron deficiency do not influence the iron status of the newborn, but are associated with higher infant birthweight
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, University of Kuopio, and Eastern Finland Laboratory Centre ISLAB, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:83-90. 2009
  7. doi Maternal pro-hepcidin at term correlates with cord blood pro-hepcidin at birth
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 147:161-5. 2009
  8. ncbi Quantitative flow cytometric analysis of transferrin receptor expression on reticulocytes
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, PL 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Chim Acta 383:153-7. 2007
  9. ncbi In patients who have stainable iron in the bone marrow an elevated plasma transferrin receptor value may reflect functional iron deficiency
    M Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Haematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Lab Haematol 26:205-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi The relationship between red blood cell and reticulocyte indices and serum markers of iron status in the cord blood of newborns
    Mari Ervasti
    Laboratory Center, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1000-3. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to assess the relationship between red blood cell and reticulocyte indices and biochemical iron status measurements, and to define reference values of these markers in the cord blood of newborns...
  2. ncbi Elevated serum erythropoietin concentration is associated with coordinated changes in red blood cell and reticulocyte indices of pregnant women at term
    M Ervasti
    Laboratory Center, Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 68:160-5. 2008
    ..This could be explained by subclinical iron deficiency being accompanied by a compensatory EPO response...
  3. ncbi Use of advanced red blood cell and reticulocyte indices improves the accuracy in diagnosing iron deficiency in pregnant women at term
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Haematol 79:539-45. 2007
    ..g. hemodilution or accelerated erythropoiesis. This study tests whether cell indices will give a more reliable measure of iron deficiency in pregnant women at term...
  4. doi Novel red cell indices indicating reduced availability of iron are associated with high erythropoietin concentration and low ph level in the venous cord blood of newborns
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University, Eastern Finland Laboratory Centre, Kuopio, Finland
    Pediatr Res 64:135-40. 2008
    ..Furthermore, signs of lower hemoglobinization of red cells are associated with low umbilical vein pH in the newborns, indicating an increased risk of birth asphyxia...
  5. doi Diagnostic, clinical and laboratory turnaround times in troponin T testing
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Kuopio University, Eastern Finland Laboratory Center, Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1030-2. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the real delays between the patient's arrival at the emergency department (ED) and the reporting of the test...
  6. doi Early signs of maternal iron deficiency do not influence the iron status of the newborn, but are associated with higher infant birthweight
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, University of Kuopio, and Eastern Finland Laboratory Centre ISLAB, Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:83-90. 2009
    ..To investigate the associations between maternal iron status, pregnancy outcome and newborn iron status using sensitive and specific red blood cell indices reflecting iron-deficient erythropoiesis...
  7. doi Maternal pro-hepcidin at term correlates with cord blood pro-hepcidin at birth
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 147:161-5. 2009
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  8. ncbi Quantitative flow cytometric analysis of transferrin receptor expression on reticulocytes
    Mari Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Kuopio University Hospital, PL 1777, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Chim Acta 383:153-7. 2007
    ..A quantitative flow cytometric (FCM) method for transferrin receptor (TfR) expression on reticulocytes was developed and the results were compared with the markers of iron status...
  9. ncbi In patients who have stainable iron in the bone marrow an elevated plasma transferrin receptor value may reflect functional iron deficiency
    M Ervasti
    Department of Clinical Chemistry and Haematology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Clin Lab Haematol 26:205-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the possible causes of elevated TfR concentrations in patients having stainable iron in the bone marrow, and this study suggests that functional iron deficiency explains a considerable proportion of these cases...