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  • PL 66 (Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 66 (Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2), B426

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

20032020

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Description of research and teaching

Research interests

Campylobacter spp. as zoonotic food and waterborne pathogens

Cryptosporidium spp. as zoonotic pathogens

• Water- and airborne pathogens

 

Teaching

I am responsible for organizing and teaching the Environmental Health course for students of veterinary medicine in the curriculum of veterinary medicine. Environmental Health is defined in the curriculum as a topic addressing biological, physical and chemical factors in the living environment, which may have an impact on human health at individual and population level.

Central teaching topics include:

• Microbiological and chemical quality of drinking water

• Safety of indoor and outdoor swimming

• Indoor and outdoor air quality

• Waste handling

• Strategies and policy to protect regional and global environmental health

• Legislation in control of environmental health

 

PREVENTING DISEASES THROUGH HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS

 

Research approaches

• Epidemiology and molecular epidemiology

• Taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution

• Antimicrobial resistance

• Virulence factors and mechanisms

Fields of Science

  • 413 Veterinary science

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Persistent contamination of raw milk by Campylobacter jejuni ST-883

Jaakkonen, A., Kivistö, R., Aarnio, M., Kalekivi, J. & Hakkinen, M., 21 Apr 2020, In : PLoS One. 15, 4, 22 p., 0231810.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Characterization of the Campylobacter jejuni diversity in small mammals in Finland

Kivistö, R., Simola, M., Tikkanen, J., Jaakkonen, A., Hakkinen, M., Huitu, O., Niemimaa, J., Henttonen, H. & Rossi, M., 2019.

Research output: Conference materialsPoster

Population genetics and characterization of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from western jackdaws and game birds in Finland

Kovanen, S., Rossi, M., Pohja-Mykrä, M., Nieminen, T., Raunio-Saarnisto, M., Sauvala, M., Fredriksson-Ahomaa, M., Hänninen, M-L. & Kivistö, R. I., Feb 2019, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 85, 4, 16 p., UNSP e02365-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Suomalaisen naudan maksan kampylobakteerit ja hygieeninen laatu

Luoto, J., Keto-Timonen, R. & Kivistö, R., 2019.

Research output: Conference materialsPoster

Kampylobakteerin saa broilerista luultua harvemmin

Kovanen, S. M. & Kivistö, R. I., 2017, In : Suomen Siipikarja. 99, 4, p. 46 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Projects

Activities

Sisäilmastoseminaari

Rauni Kivistö (Attendee)
10 Mar 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Eläinlääketieteen lisensiaatintutkielman ohjaus, Luoto

Rauni Kivistö (Director), Riikka Keto-Timonen (Co-supervisor)
2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Foodborne pathogens & whole genome sequencing: impact on public health protection

Rauni Kivistö (Attendee)
26 Mar 201928 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Sisäilmastoseminaari 2019

Rauni Kivistö (Attendee)
14 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Beata Wysok

Rauni Kivistö (Host)
1 Jun 201931 Aug 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Press / Media

Verkon yhdistämät

Rauni Kivistö

23/10/2007

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Kampylobakteeri voi väitöksen mukaan vaania vihanneksissakin

Rauni Kivistö

17/09/2007

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Kampylobakteeri voi säilyä myös tuoretuotteissa

Rauni Kivistö

12/09/2007

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media