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1.

Culture of all sputum samples irrespective of quality adds value to the diagnosis of pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly.

Saukkoriipi A, Palmu AA, Jokinen J.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jul;38(7):1249-1254. doi: 10.1007/s10096-019-03536-9. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

2.

Comparison of serological assays using pneumococcal proteins or polysaccharides for detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae infection in children with community-acquired pneumonia.

Borges IC, Andrade DC, Ekström N, Virta C, Melin M, Saukkoriipi A, Leinonen M, Ruuskanen O, Käyhty H, Nascimento-Carvalho CM.

J Immunol Methods. 2018 Sep;460:72-78. doi: 10.1016/j.jim.2018.06.011. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

PMID:
29935210
3.

Testing Pneumonia Vaccines in the Elderly: Determining a Case Definition for Pneumococcal Pneumonia in the Absence of a Gold Standard.

Jokinen J, Snellman M, Palmu AA, Saukkoriipi A, Verlant V, Pascal T, Devaster JM, Hausdorff WP, Kilpi TM.

Am J Epidemiol. 2018 Jun 1;187(6):1295-1302. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwx373.

4.

lytA Quantitative PCR on Sputum and Nasopharyngeal Swab Samples for Detection of Pneumococcal Pneumonia among the Elderly.

Saukkoriipi A, Palmu AA, Pascal T, Verlant V, Hausdorff WP, Jokinen J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Dec 26;56(1). pii: e01231-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01231-17. Print 2018 Jan.

5.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Cathelicidin Correlates With the Bacterial Load and Outcomes in Childhood Bacterial Meningitis.

Savonius O, Helve O, Roine I, Andersson S, Saukkoriipi A, González Mata A, Peltola H, Pelkonen T.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 Feb;37(2):182-185. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001744.

PMID:
28827496
6.

A Decrease in Temperature and Humidity Precedes Human Rhinovirus Infections in a Cold Climate.

Ikäheimo TM, Jaakkola K, Jokelainen J, Saukkoriipi A, Roivainen M, Juvonen R, Vainio O, Jaakkola JJ.

Viruses. 2016 Sep 2;8(9). pii: E244. doi: 10.3390/v8090244.

7.

Evaluation of the BinaxNOW® Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen test on fresh, frozen and concentrated urine samples in elderly patients with and without community-acquired pneumonia.

Saukkoriipi A, Pascal T, Palmu AA.

J Microbiol Methods. 2016 Feb;121:24-6. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2015.12.007. Epub 2015 Dec 9.

PMID:
26684855
8.

Effect of antimicrobial use on pneumococcal diagnostic tests in elderly patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

Saukkoriipi A, Palmu AA, Jokinen J, Verlant V, Hausdorff WP, Kilpi TM.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Apr;34(4):697-704. doi: 10.1007/s10096-014-2278-5. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

PMID:
25413924
9.

Decline in temperature and humidity increases the occurrence of influenza in cold climate.

Jaakkola K, Saukkoriipi A, Jokelainen J, Juvonen R, Kauppila J, Vainio O, Ziegler T, Rönkkö E, Jaakkola JJ, Ikäheimo TM; KIAS-Study Group.

Environ Health. 2014 Mar 28;13(1):22. doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-13-22.

10.

Incidence and etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly in a prospective population-based study.

Palmu AA, Saukkoriipi A, Snellman M, Jokinen J, Torkko P, Ziegler T, Kaijalainen T, Hausdorff WP, Verlant V, Kilpi TM.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2014 Apr;46(4):250-9. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2013.876509. Epub 2014 Jan 29.

PMID:
24475952
11.

Influenza C virus infection in military recruits--symptoms and clinical manifestation.

Kauppila J, Rönkkö E, Juvonen R, Saukkoriipi A, Saikku P, Bloigu A, Vainio O, Ziegler T.

J Med Virol. 2014 May;86(5):879-85. doi: 10.1002/jmv.23756. Epub 2013 Sep 30.

PMID:
24122799
12.

Respiratory viral infections among children with community-acquired pneumonia and pleural effusion.

Nascimento-Carvalho CM, Oliveira JR, Cardoso MR, Araújo-Neto C, Barral A, Saukkoriipi A, Paldanius M, Leinonen M, Lappalainen M, Söderlund-Venermo M, Vainionpää R, Ruuskanen O.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;45(6):478-83. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2012.754106. Epub 2013 Jan 3.

PMID:
23286738
13.

Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and pneumococcal urine antigen test in healthy elderly subjects.

Palmu AA, Kaijalainen T, Saukkoriipi A, Leinonen M, Kilpi TM.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2012 Jun;44(6):433-8. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2011.652162. Epub 2012 Jan 21.

PMID:
22263905
14.

Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of carriage and invasive disease isolates of Neisseria meningitidis in Finland.

Jounio U, Saukkoriipi A, Bratcher HB, Bloigu A, Juvonen R, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, Peitso A, Harju T, Vainio O, Kuusi M, Maiden MC, Leinonen M, Käyhty H, Toropainen M.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Feb;50(2):264-73. doi: 10.1128/JCM.05385-11. Epub 2011 Nov 30.

15.

Effect of xylitol and other carbon sources on Streptococcus pneumoniae biofilm formation and gene expression in vitro.

Kurola P, Tapiainen T, Sevander J, Kaijalainen T, Leinonen M, Uhari M, Saukkoriipi A.

APMIS. 2011 Feb;119(2):135-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2010.02703.x. Epub 2010 Dec 1.

PMID:
21208281
16.

Pneumococcal carriage is more common in asthmatic than in non-asthmatic young men.

Jounio U, Juvonen R, Bloigu A, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, Kaijalainen T, Kauma H, Peitso A, Saukkoriipi A, Vainio O, Harju T, Leinonen M.

Clin Respir J. 2010 Oct;4(4):222-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-699X.2009.00179.x.

PMID:
20887345
17.

Presence of capsular locus genes in immunochemically identified encapsulated and unencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae sputum isolates obtained from elderly patients with acute lower respiratory tract infection.

Kurola P, Erkkilä L, Kaijalainen T, Palmu AA, Hausdorff WP, Poolman J, Jokinen J, Kilpi TM, Leinonen M, Saukkoriipi A.

J Med Microbiol. 2010 Oct;59(Pt 10):1140-5. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.016956-0. Epub 2010 Jul 8.

PMID:
20616188
18.

Seasonal patterns of viral and bacterial infections among children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia in a tropical region.

Nascimento-Carvalho CM, Cardoso MR, Barral A, Araújo-Neto CA, Oliveira JR, Sobral LS, Saukkoriipi A, Paldanius M, Vainionpää R, Leinonen M, Ruuskanen O.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2010 Dec;42(11-12):839-44. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2010.498020. Epub 2010 Jul 7.

PMID:
20608763
19.

Procalcitonin is useful in identifying bacteraemia among children with pneumonia.

Nascimento-Carvalho CM, Cardoso MR, Barral A, Araújo-Neto CA, Guerin S, Saukkoriipi A, Paldanius M, Vainionpää R, Lebon P, Leinonen M, Ruuskanen O, Gendrel D.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep;42(9):644-9. doi: 10.3109/00365541003796775.

PMID:
20438288
20.

Biofilm formation by Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from paediatric patients.

Tapiainen T, Kujala T, Kaijalainen T, Ikäheimo I, Saukkoriipi A, Renko M, Salo J, Leinonen M, Uhari M.

APMIS. 2010 Apr;118(4):255-60. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2010.02587.x.

PMID:
20402670
21.

Diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis by identifying DNA from cerebrospinal fluid-impregnated filter paper strips.

Peltola H, Roine I, Leinonen M, Kuisma L, Mata AG, Arbo A, Goyo J, Saukkoriipi A.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Feb;29(2):111-4.

PMID:
20135828
22.

Smoking status interacts with the association between mannose-binding lectin serum levels and gene polymorphism and the carriage of oropharyngeal bacteria.

Jounio U, Rantala A, Bloigu A, Juvonen R, Lajunen T, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, Peitso A, Vainio O, Harju T, Saukkoriipi A, Leinonen M.

Hum Immunol. 2010 Mar;71(3):298-303. doi: 10.1016/j.humimm.2009.12.009. Epub 2010 Jan 20.

PMID:
20038440
23.

All known human rhinovirus species are present in sputum specimens of military recruits during respiratory infection.

Savolainen-Kopra C, Blomqvist S, Kaijalainen S, Jounio U, Juvonen R, Peitso A, Saukkoriipi A, Vainio O, Hovi T, Roivainen M.

Viruses. 2009 Dec;1(3):1178-89. doi: 10.3390/v1031178. Epub 2009 Dec 4.

24.

Xylitol and capsular gene expression in Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Kurola P, Tapiainen T, Kaijalainen T, Uhari M, Saukkoriipi A.

J Med Microbiol. 2009 Nov;58(Pt 11):1470-3. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.011700-0. Epub 2009 Jul 9.

PMID:
19589898
25.

Simkania negevensis infection among Brazilian children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.

Nascimento-Carvalho CM, Cardoso MR, Paldanius M, Barral A, Araújo-Neto CA, Saukkoriipi A, Vainionpää R, Leinonen M, Ruuskanen O.

J Infect. 2009 Mar;58(3):250-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2009.01.008. Epub 2009 Feb 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
19232738
26.

Efficacy of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against PCR-positive acute otitis media.

Palmu AA, Saukkoriipi A, Jokinen J, Leinonen M, Kilpi TM.

Vaccine. 2009 Mar 4;27(10):1490-1. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2009.01.004. Epub 2009 Jan 23.

PMID:
19168111
27.

Microbial genome count in cerebrospinal fluid compared with clinical characteristics in pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in children.

Roine I, Saukkoriipi A, Leinonen M, Peltola H; LatAm Meningitis Study Group.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Jan;63(1):16-23. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2008.09.005. Epub 2008 Nov 6.

PMID:
18990528
28.

The role of respiratory viral infections among children hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia in a developing country.

Nascimento-Carvalho CM, Ribeiro CT, Cardoso MR, Barral A, Araújo-Neto CA, Oliveira JR, Sobral LS, Viriato D, Souza AL, Saukkoriipi A, Paldanius M, Vainionpää R, Leinonen M, Ruuskanen O.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 Oct;27(10):939-41. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181723751.

PMID:
18756190
29.

A successful, diverse disease-associated lineage of nontypeable pneumococci that has lost the capsular biosynthesis locus.

Hanage WP, Kaijalainen T, Saukkoriipi A, Rickcord JL, Spratt BG.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Mar;44(3):743-9.

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Real-time pneumolysin polymerase chain reaction with melting curve analysis differentiates pneumococcus from other alpha-hemolytic streptococci.

Kaijalainen T, Saukkoriipi A, Bloigu A, Herva E, Leinonen M.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2005 Dec;53(4):293-9.

PMID:
16360553
31.

Using multilocus sequence data to define the pneumococcus.

Hanage WP, Kaijalainen T, Herva E, Saukkoriipi A, Syrjänen R, Spratt BG.

J Bacteriol. 2005 Sep;187(17):6223-30.

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Isolation of pneumococcal DNA from nasopharyngeal samples for real-time, quantitative PCR: comparison of three methods.

Saukkoriipi A, Kaijalainen T, Kuisma L, Ojala A, Leinonen M.

Mol Diagn. 2003;7(1):9-15.

PMID:
14529315
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Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae DNA by using polymerase chain reaction and microwell hybridization with Europium-labelled probes.

Rintamäki S, Saukkoriipi A, Salo P, Takala A, Leinonen M.

J Microbiol Methods. 2002 Aug;50(3):313-8.

PMID:
12031582

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