M Kuusi

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Reactive arthritis following an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infection
    Timo Hannu
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Rheumatol 31:528-30. 2004
  2. pmc Gastro-enteritis outbreak among Nordic patients with psoriasis in a health centre in Gran Canaria, Spain: a cohort study
    Hanne M Eriksen
    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training, Stocholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 4:45. 2004
  3. pmc Internet use and epidemiologic investigation of gastroenteritis outbreak
    Markku Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 000300 Helsinki, Finland
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:447-50. 2004
  4. pmc A large outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with a municipal water supply in Finland
    M Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 133:593-601. 2005
  5. pmc An outbreak of Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus associated with consumption of fresh goat cheese
    Markku Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 6:36. 2006
  6. doi Multiple norovirus outbreaks among workplace canteen users in Finland, July 2006
    P Makary
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 137:402-7. 2009
  7. pmc An outbreak of gastroenteritis from a non-chlorinated community water supply
    M Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:273-7. 2004
  8. doi Multiple norovirus outbreaks linked to imported frozen raspberries
    E Sarvikivi
    Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 140:260-7. 2012
  9. doi A nationwide outbreak of Salmonella bovismorbificans associated with sprouted alfalfa seeds in Finland, 2009
    R Rimhanen-Finne
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:589-96. 2011
  10. doi Regional differences in long-term cycles and seasonality of Puumala virus infections, Finland, 1995-2014
    J Sane
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease Control Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 144:2883-8. 2016

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi Reactive arthritis following an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infection
    Timo Hannu
    Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Rheumatol 31:528-30. 2004
    ..To study the occurrence and the clinical picture of musculoskeletal (MSK) complications including reactive arthritis (ReA) following an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni...
  2. pmc Gastro-enteritis outbreak among Nordic patients with psoriasis in a health centre in Gran Canaria, Spain: a cohort study
    Hanne M Eriksen
    European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training, Stocholm, Sweden
    BMC Infect Dis 4:45. 2004
    ..Patient original came from Norway, Sweden and Finland. The patient group was scheduled to stay until 8 November. A new group of patients were due to arrive from 7 November...
  3. pmc Internet use and epidemiologic investigation of gastroenteritis outbreak
    Markku Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 000300 Helsinki, Finland
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:447-50. 2004
    ..However, methods should be developed to increase response rates and minimize bias...
  4. pmc A large outbreak of campylobacteriosis associated with a municipal water supply in Finland
    M Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 133:593-601. 2005
    ..Epidemiological and environmental evidence suggested mains repair as the source of contamination. Non-chlorinated ground-water systems may be susceptible to contamination and can cause large outbreaks...
  5. pmc An outbreak of Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus associated with consumption of fresh goat cheese
    Markku Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 6:36. 2006
    ..equi subsp. zooepidemicus septicaemia. All had consumed fresh goat cheese produced in a small-scale dairy located on a farm. We conducted an investigation to determine the source and the extent of the outbreak...
  6. doi Multiple norovirus outbreaks among workplace canteen users in Finland, July 2006
    P Makary
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 137:402-7. 2009
    ..Tracing back the vegetables to the farm level proved unsuccessful. This was the largest foodborne norovirus outbreak in Finland...
  7. pmc An outbreak of gastroenteritis from a non-chlorinated community water supply
    M Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:273-7. 2004
    ..To determine the source and the extent of a community wide outbreak of gastroenteritis...
  8. doi Multiple norovirus outbreaks linked to imported frozen raspberries
    E Sarvikivi
    Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 140:260-7. 2012
    ..To ensure prompt control measures in similar situations in the future, both aspects of outbreak investigations should be strengthened...
  9. doi A nationwide outbreak of Salmonella bovismorbificans associated with sprouted alfalfa seeds in Finland, 2009
    R Rimhanen-Finne
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:589-96. 2011
    ..In order to reduce the health hazard caused by sprouts, an effective and safe decontamination procedure should also be developed for the seeds...
  10. doi Regional differences in long-term cycles and seasonality of Puumala virus infections, Finland, 1995-2014
    J Sane
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease Control Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 144:2883-8. 2016
    ..Temporal changes in seasonality were most prominent in Southwestern Finland. The pattern of human PUUV infection epidemiology probably primarily reflects the spatio-temporal interaction between bank-vole population dynamics and climate. ..
  11. doi Yersinia pseudotuberculosis causing a large outbreak associated with carrots in Finland, 2006
    R Rimhanen-Finne
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 137:342-7. 2009
    ..To prevent future outbreaks, instructions in improved hygiene practices on the handling of raw carrots have been issued to farmers, vegetable-processing plants and institutional kitchens...
  12. doi Population-based surveillance study of Campylobacter infections in Finland
    U M Nakari
    Bacteriology Unit, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1712-8. 2010
    ..Pen 2 and Pen 1,44 were less common in older than in younger patients. Of domestic strains, a higher proportion of Pen 2 strains was isolated in winter (18%) compared to the other serotypes (0-10%)...
  13. pmc A prolonged outbreak of Norwalk-like calicivirus (NLV) gastroenteritis in a rehabilitation centre due to environmental contamination
    M Kuusi
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 129:133-8. 2002
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  14. ncbi [Infection epidemics--prevention with proven knowledge]
    Pekka Nuorti
    Kansanterveyslaitos, infektioepidemiologian osasto Mannerheimintie 166 00300 Helsinki
    Duodecim 118:2038-45. 2002
  15. ncbi Faecal contamination of a municipal drinking water distribution system in association with Campylobacter jejuni infections
    Tarja Pitkänen
    Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute KTL, Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, P O Box 95, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    J Water Health 6:365-76. 2008
    ..The faecal contamination associated with failures in cleaning and technical management stress the importance of instructions for waterworks personnel to perform maintenance work properly...
  16. ncbi A nationwide outbreak of multiresistant Salmonella Typhimurium in Finland due to contaminated lettuce from Spain, May 2005
    Johanna Takkinen
    National Public Health Institute KTL, Helsinki, Finland
    Euro Surveill 10:E050630.1. 2005
  17. ncbi Cases of Salmonella Urbana in Finland, the Czech Republic and Latvia, January-February 2010
    R Rimhanen-Finne
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Epidemiologic Surveillance and Response Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Euro Surveill 15:. 2010
    ..The investigation is currently ongoing and comparison of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) profiles of the isolates suggests that the cases may have a common source of infection...
  18. ncbi Incidence and seroprevalence of tularaemia in Finland, 1995 to 2013: regional epidemics with cyclic pattern
    H Rossow
    Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Euro Surveill 20:21209. 2015
    ..tularensis was found in 2% (95% confidence interval: 1.1–3.5) of the population. Incidence and seroprevalence were highest in the same areas, and vole population peaks clearly preceded tularaemia outbreaks one year later...
  19. doi Risk factors for pneumonic and ulceroglandular tularaemia in Finland: a population-based case-control study
    H Rossow
    Department of Veterinary Biosciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 142:2207-16. 2014
    ..Although the bulk of tularaemia type B disease burden is attributable to mosquito bites, risk factors for ulceroglandular and pneumonic forms of tularaemia are different, enabling targeting of prevention efforts accordingly...
  20. doi Rabies control in Finland: a 12-year experience of human and veterinary surveillance
    R Rimhanen-Finne
    National Public Health Institute, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Zoonoses Public Health 56:496-501. 2009
    ..The import of animals from endemic areas, however, remains a risk, which can be reduced by increasing public awareness of the disease, vaccination of imported animals and better rabies control in endemic countries...
  21. doi Climatic, ecological and socioeconomic factors as predictors of Sindbis virus infections in Finland
    K Jalava
    Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1857-66. 2013
    ..We identified novel and known risk factors. The prevention of SINV infections in regulated water areas by infected mosquito populations should be targeted...
  22. doi Yersinia enterocolitica and Y. enterocolitica-like species in clinical stool specimens of humans: identification and prevalence of bio/serotypes in Finland
    L M Sihvonen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, FI 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:757-65. 2009
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  23. ncbi Highly divergent neurovirulent vaccine-derived polioviruses of all three serotypes are recurrently detected in Finnish sewage
    M Roivainen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Euro Surveill 15:pii/19566. 2010
    ..While the source of the VDPV is unknown, characteristics of the viruses resemble those of strains isolated from immunodeficient, persistently infected persons. No cases of suspected poliomyelitis have been reported in Finland since 1985...
  24. doi Contaminated water caused the first outbreak of giardiasis in Finland, 2007: a descriptive study
    Ruska Rimhanen-Finne
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 42:613-9. 2010
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  25. doi Epidemiology of hepatitis A in Finland in 1990-2007
    Mia Broman
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    J Med Virol 82:934-41. 2010
    ..The low seroprevalence, especially in younger age groups, makes the population vulnerable to infection, which can be compensated for by increasing the number of vaccinations...
  26. pmc Symptoms and sources of Yersinia enterocolitica-infection: a case-control study
    Elisa Huovinen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 10:122. 2010
    ..Also YE-like species, which can sometimes be misidentified as YE, are considered nonvirulent...