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1.

Standardized spider (Arachnida, Araneae) inventory of Hankoniemi, Finland.

Cardoso P, Heikkinen L, Jalkanen J, Kohonen M, Leponiemi M, Mattila L, Ollonen J, Ranki JP, Virolainen A, Zhou X, Pajunen T.

Biodivers Data J. 2017 Dec 18;(5):e21010. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.5.e21010. eCollection 2017.

2.

Clostridium difficile infections in Finland, 2008-2015: trends, diagnostics and ribotypes.

Mentula S, Kotila SM, Lyytikäinen O, Ibrahem S, Ollgren J, Virolainen A.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Oct;36(10):1939-1945. doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3017-5. Epub 2017 May 30.

PMID:
28555402
3.

Immediate Wheal Reactivity to Autologous Sweat in Atopic Dermatitis Is Associated with Clinical Severity, Serum Total and Specific IgE and Sweat Tryptase Activity.

Ilves T, Virolainen A, Harvima IT.

Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2016;170(2):84-91. doi: 10.1159/000447638. Epub 2016 Jul 22.

4.

Antimicrobial resistance in relation to sero- and genotypes among invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Finland, 2007-2011.

Siira L, Jalava J, Kaijalainen T, Ollgren J, Lyytikäinen O, Virolainen A.

Microb Drug Resist. 2014 Apr;20(2):124-30. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2013.0156. Epub 2013 Nov 22.

PMID:
24266666
5.

Clostridium difficile contamination of public tap water distribution system during a waterborne outbreak in Finland.

Kotila SM, Pitkänen T, Brazier J, Eerola E, Jalava J, Kuusi M, Könönen E, Laine J, Miettinen IT, Vuento R, Virolainen A.

Scand J Public Health. 2013 Jul;41(5):541-5. doi: 10.1177/1403494813481648. Epub 2013 Mar 15.

PMID:
23503193
6.

From Quellung to multiplex PCR, and back when needed, in pneumococcal serotyping.

Siira L, Kaijalainen T, Lambertsen L, Nahm MH, Toropainen M, Virolainen A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Aug;50(8):2727-31. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00689-12. Epub 2012 Jun 12.

7.

Clonality behind the increase of multidrug-resistance among non-invasive pneumococci in Southern Finland.

Siira L, Jalava J, Tissari P, Vaara M, Kaijalainen T, Virolainen A.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 May;31(5):867-71. doi: 10.1007/s10096-011-1386-8. Epub 2011 Aug 26.

PMID:
21870053
8.

Prevalence of pilus-encoding islets and clonality of pneumococcal isolates from children with acute otitis media.

Vainio A, Kaijalainen T, Hakanen AJ, Virolainen A.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Apr;30(4):515-9. doi: 10.1007/s10096-010-1112-y. Epub 2011 Feb 10.

PMID:
21308386
9.

Adapting spa typing for national laboratory-based surveillance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Vainio A, Koskela S, Virolainen A, Vuopio J, Salmenlinna S.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;30(6):789-97. doi: 10.1007/s10096-011-1158-5. Epub 2011 Jan 27.

PMID:
21271269
10.

Incidence, case fatality and genotypes causing Clostridium difficile infections, Finland, 2008.

Kotila SM, Virolainen A, Snellman M, Ibrahem S, Jalava J, Lyytikäinen O.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Jun;17(6):888-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03384.x. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

11.

A report of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 6D in Europe.

Nahm MH, Oliver MB, Siira L, Kaijalainen T, Lambertsen LM, Virolainen A.

J Med Microbiol. 2011 Jan;60(Pt 1):46-8. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.023853-0. Epub 2010 Sep 9.

12.

Comparison of repetitive extragenic palindromic sequence-based PCR with PCR ribotyping and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis in studying the clonality of Clostridium difficile.

Pasanen T, Kotila SM, Horsma J, Virolainen A, Jalava J, Ibrahem S, Antikainen J, Mero S, Tarkka E, Vaara M, Tissari P.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Feb;17(2):166-75. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03221.x.

13.

An outbreak of pneumonia associated with S. pneumoniae at a military training facility in Finland in 2006.

Vainio A, Lyytikäinen O, Sihvonen R, Kaijalainen T, Teirilä L, Rantala M, Lehtinen P, Ruuska P, Virolainen A.

APMIS. 2009 Jul;117(7):488-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2009.02463.x.

PMID:
19594488
14.

Diagnostic trends in Clostridium difficile detection in Finnish microbiology laboratories.

Könönen E, Rasinperä M, Virolainen A, Mentula S, Lyytikäinen O.

Anaerobe. 2009 Dec;15(6):261-5. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2009.06.008. Epub 2009 Jul 8.

PMID:
19591954
15.

Temporal trends of antimicrobial resistance and clonality of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Finland, 2002 to 2006.

Siira L, Rantala M, Jalava J, Hakanen AJ, Huovinen P, Kaijalainen T, Lyytikäinen O, Virolainen A.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009 May;53(5):2066-73. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01464-08. Epub 2009 Mar 9.

16.

Evaluation of phenotypic and molecular methods for screening and detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Kerttula AM, Mero S, Pasanen T, Vuopio-Varkila J, Virolainen A.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2008;40(8):663-6.

PMID:
18979605
17.

Carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococci and their SCCmec types in a long-term-care facility.

Ibrahem S, Salmenlinna S, Virolainen A, Kerttula AM, Lyytikäinen O, Jägerroos H, Broas M, Vuopio-Varkila J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jan;47(1):32-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01085-08. Epub 2008 Oct 29.

18.

Low incidence of antibiotic resistance among invasive and nasopharyngeal isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from children in rural Philippines between 1994 and 2000.

Sombrero L, Nissinen A, Esparar G, Lindgren M, Siira L, Virolainen A; ARIVAC consortium.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Oct;27(10):929-35. doi: 10.1007/s10096-008-0524-4. Epub 2008 Jul 1.

PMID:
18592281
19.

Clonality of epidemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in Finland as defined by several molecular methods.

Vainio A, Kardén-Lilja M, Ibrahem S, Kerttula AM, Salmenlinna S, Virolainen A, Vuopio-Varkila J.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Jul;27(7):545-55. doi: 10.1007/s10096-008-0470-1. Epub 2008 Feb 15.

PMID:
18274796
20.

Staphylococcus aureus colonization among nursing home residents in a large Finnish nursing home.

Kerttula AM, Lyytikäinen O, Virolainen A, Finne-Soveri H, Agthe N, Vuopio-Varkila J.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2007;39(11-12):996-1001. Epub 2007 Jun 21.

PMID:
17852935
21.

Nationwide trends in molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Finland, 1997-2004.

Kerttula AM, Lyytikäinen O, Kardén-Lilja M, Ibrahem S, Salmenlinna S, Virolainen A, Vuopio-Varkila J.

BMC Infect Dis. 2007 Aug 14;7:94.

22.

Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes and staphylococcal chromosomal cassette mec types amongst Finnish community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains, 1997-1999.

Kardén-Lilja M, Ibrahem S, Vuopio-Varkila J, Salmenlinna S, Lyytikäinen O, Siira L, Virolainen A.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2007 Oct;26(10):729-33.

PMID:
17647034
23.

An outbreak of Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus associated with consumption of fresh goat cheese.

Kuusi M, Lahti E, Virolainen A, Hatakka M, Vuento R, Rantala L, Vuopio-Varkila J, Seuna E, Karppelin M, Hakkinen M, Takkinen J, Gindonis V, Siponen K, Huotari K.

BMC Infect Dis. 2006 Feb 27;6:36.

24.

Molecular epidemiology of an outbreak caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a health care ward and associated nursing home.

Kerttula AM, Lyytikäinen O, Vuopio-Varkila J, Ibrahem S, Agthe N, Broas M, Jägerroos H, Virolainen A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Dec;43(12):6161-3.

25.

Serum antibodies to putative proteinase maturation protein A in children with acute otitis media.

Vainio A, Fagerlund R, Melén K, Lehtinen MJ, Julkunen I, Virolainen A.

Vaccine. 2006 Mar 10;24(11):1792-9. Epub 2005 Oct 25.

PMID:
16288938
26.
27.

Human antibodies to pneumococcal surface protein A in health and disease.

Virolainen A, Russell W, Crain MJ, Rapola S, Käyhty H, Briles DE.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Feb;19(2):134-8.

PMID:
10694000
28.

Intranasal immunization of mice with a mixture of the pneumococcal proteins PsaA and PspA is highly protective against nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Briles DE, Ades E, Paton JC, Sampson JS, Carlone GM, Huebner RC, Virolainen A, Swiatlo E, Hollingshead SK.

Infect Immun. 2000 Feb;68(2):796-800.

29.

Polymerase chain reaction assay for detecting Chlamydia pneumoniae in middle ear fluid of children with otitis media with effusion.

Jero J, Alakärppä H, Virolainen A, Saikku P, Karma P.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1999 Oct;18(10):939-40. No abstract available.

PMID:
10530596
30.

Polymerase chain reaction-based detection of rhinovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, and coronavirus in otitis media with effusion.

Pitkäranta A, Jero J, Arruda E, Virolainen A, Hayden FG.

J Pediatr. 1998 Sep;133(3):390-4.

PMID:
9738723
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Establishment of a Streptococcus pneumoniae nasopharyngeal colonization model in adult mice.

Wu HY, Virolainen A, Mathews B, King J, Russell MW, Briles DE.

Microb Pathog. 1997 Sep;23(3):127-37.

PMID:
9281471
34.

Prognosis of acute otitis media: factors associated with poor outcome.

Jero J, Virolainen A, Virtanen M, Eskola J, Karma P.

Acta Otolaryngol. 1997 Mar;117(2):278-83.

PMID:
9105466
35.

PspA and PspC: their potential for use as pneumococcal vaccines.

Briles DE, Hollingshead SK, Swiatlo E, Brooks-Walter A, Szalai A, Virolainen A, McDaniel LS, Benton KA, White P, Prellner K, Hermansson A, Aerts PC, Van Dijk H, Crain MJ.

Microb Drug Resist. 1997 Winter;3(4):401-8. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
9442494
36.

PCR assay for detecting Streptococcus pneumoniae in the middle ear of children with otitis media with effusion.

Jero J, Virolainen A, Salo P, Leinonen M, Eskola J, Karma P.

Acta Otolaryngol. 1996 Mar;116(2):288-92.

PMID:
8725534
37.

Comparison of serum antibodies to pneumolysin with those to pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides in children with acute otitis media.

Virolainen A, Jero J, Chattopadhyay P, Karma P, Eskola J, Leinonen M.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1996 Feb;15(2):128-33.

PMID:
8822285
38.

Antibody-secreting cells and their relation to humoral antibodies in serum and in nasopharyngeal aspirates in children with pneumococcal acute otitis media.

Nieminen T, Virolainen A, Käyhty H, Jero J, Karma P, Leinonen M, Eskola J.

J Infect Dis. 1996 Jan;173(1):136-41.

PMID:
8537650
39.

Antibodies to pneumolysin and pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides in middle ear fluid of children with acute otitis media.

Virolainen A, Jero J, Käyhty H, Karma P, Leinonen M, Eskola J.

Acta Otolaryngol. 1995 Nov;115(6):796-803.

PMID:
8749202
40.

Nasopharyngeal antibodies to pneumococcal pneumolysin in children with acute otitis media.

Virolainen A, Jero J, Käyhty H, Karma P, Eskola J, Leinonen M.

Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 1995 Nov;2(6):704-7.

41.

Nasopharyngeal antibodies to pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides in children with acute otitis media.

Virolainen A, Jero J, Käyhty H, Karma P, Leinonen M, Eskola J.

J Infect Dis. 1995 Oct;172(4):1115-8.

PMID:
7561192
42.

Comparison of PCR assay with bacterial culture for detecting Streptococcus pneumoniae in middle ear fluid of children with acute otitis media.

Virolainen A, Salo P, Jero J, Karma P, Eskola J, Leinonen M.

J Clin Microbiol. 1994 Nov;32(11):2667-70.

43.

New method to assess dilution of secretions for immunological and microbiological assays.

Virolainen A, Mäkelä MJ, Esko E, Jero J, Alfthan G, Sundvall J, Leinonen M.

J Clin Microbiol. 1993 May;31(5):1382-4.

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