Anna-Mariam Kiviranta

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There is a great need to understand the environmental impacts of organic pollutants on soil health. Phthalates are widely used in consumables and can be found extensively. We studied the toxicity of diethyl phthalate (DEP), spiked in a compost plant growth substrate, by means of the acute toxicity Flash test and on the basis of the germination and plant(More)
Pretreatment serum levels of the antigens CA-125, tissue polypeptide Antigen (TPA), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), and placental alkaline phosphatase (PLAP) were determined in samples from 295 women with adnexal masses. At laparotomy 48% of patients had epithelial ovarian carcinoma, 9% had tumors of low malignant potential, and 8% suffered from(More)
OBJECTIVES To characterize and compare the phenotypic variables of the hindbrain and craniocervical junction associated with syringomyelia (SM) in the Chihuahua, Affenpinscher and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS). METHOD Analysis of 273 T1-weighted mid-sagittal DICOM sequences of the hindbrain and craniocervical junction from 99 Chihuahuas, 42(More)
Papanicolaou smears from 378 patients were analyzed in a fully automated microscope system using an image analysis technique. The logic of the system subdivided the smears into "normal" (63%), "not possible to analyze in the machine" (17%) and "positive" (20%). The results have been compared with the conventional screening method available today taking into(More)
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