Leinonen Maija

Top coauthors of Leinonen Maija

Saikku Pekka (44 papers)

Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi (19 papers)

Bloigu Aini (18 papers)

Saukkoriipi Annika (17 papers)

Paldanius Mika (17 papers)

List of Leinonen Maija publications

2013

Nascimento-Carvalho Cristiana M, Oliveira Juliana R, Cardoso Maria-Regina A, Araújo-Neto César, Barral Aldina, et al. 2013. "Respiratory viral infections among children with community-acquired pneumonia and pleural effusion." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 45 (6) doi:10.3109/00365548.2012.754106
Hyvärinen Kati, Tuomainen Anita M, Laitinen Saara, Alfthan Georg, Salminen Irma, et al. 2013. "The effect of proatherogenic pathogens on adipose tissue transcriptome and fatty acid distribution in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice." BMC genomics 14 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-709

2012

Palmu Arto A, Kaijalainen Tarja, Saukkoriipi Annika, Leinonen Maija, Kilpi Terhi M 2012. "Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and pneumococcal urine antigen test in healthy elderly subjects." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 44 (6) doi:10.3109/00365548.2011.652162
Jounio Ulla, Saukkoriipi Annika, Bratcher Holly B, Bloigu Aini, Juvonen Raija, et al. 2012. "Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of carriage and invasive disease isolates of Neisseria meningitidis in Finland." Journal of clinical microbiology 50 (2) doi:10.1128/JCM.05385-11

2011

Salin Olli, Törmäkangas Liisa, Leinonen Maija, Saario Elise, Hagström Marja, et al. 2011. "Corn mint (Mentha arvensis) extract diminishes acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in vitro and in vivo." Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 59 (24) doi:10.1021/jf2032473
Salin Olli P, Pohjala Leena L, Saikku Pekka, Vuorela Heikki J, Leinonen Maija, Vuorela Pia M 2011. "Effects of coadministration of natural polyphenols with doxycycline or calcium modulators on acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in vitro." The Journal of antibiotics 64 (11) doi:10.1038/ja.2011.79
Tuomainen Anita M, Hyvärinen Kati, Ehlers Pauliina I, Mervaala Eero, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2011. "The effect of proatherogenic microbes on macrophage cholesterol homeostasis in apoE-deficient mice." Microbial pathogenesis 51 (3) doi:10.1016/j.micpath.2011.03.003
Kurola Paula, Tapiainen Terhi, Sevander Jenny, Kaijalainen Tarja, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2011. "Effect of xylitol and other carbon sources on Streptococcus pneumoniae biofilm formation and gene expression in vitro." APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica 119 (2) doi:10.1111/j.1600-0463.2010.02703.x
Rantala Aino, Lajunen Taina, Juvonen Raija, Bloigu Aini, Paldanius Mika, et al. 2011. "Low mannose-binding lectin levels and MBL2 gene polymorphisms associate with Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies." Innate immunity 17 (1) doi:10.1177/1753425909349759
Rantala Aino, Lajunen Taina, Juvonen Raija, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Peitso Ari, et al. 2011. "Association of IL-6 and IL-6R gene polymorphisms with susceptibility to respiratory tract infections in young Finnish men." Human immunology 72 (1) doi:10.1016/j.humimm.2010.10.010

2010

Nascimento-Carvalho Cristiana M, Cardoso Maria-Regina A, Barral Aldina, Araújo-Neto César A, Oliveira Juliana R, et al. 2010. "Seasonal patterns of viral and bacterial infections among children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia in a tropical region." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 42 (11-12) doi:10.3109/00365548.2010.498020
Jounio Ulla, Juvonen Raija, Bloigu Aini, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Kaijalainen Tarja, et al. 2010. "Pneumococcal carriage is more common in asthmatic than in non-asthmatic young men." The clinical respiratory journal 4 (4) doi:10.1111/j.1752-699X.2009.00179.x
Kurola Paula, Erkkilä Leena, Kaijalainen Tarja, Palmu Arto A, Hausdorff William P, et al. 2010. "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." Journal of medical microbiology 59 (Pt 10) doi:10.1099/jmm.0.016956-0
Nascimento-Carvalho Cristiana M, Cardoso Maria-Regina A, Barral Aldina, Araújo-Neto César A, Guerin Sylvie, et al. 2010. "Procalcitonin is useful in identifying bacteraemia among children with pneumonia." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 42 (9) doi:10.3109/00365541003796775
Klemets Peter, Lyytikäinen Outi, Ruutu Petri, Ollgren Jukka, Kaijalainen Tarja, et al. 2010. "Risk of invasive pneumococcal infections among working age adults with asthma." Thorax 65 (8) doi:10.1136/thx.2009.132670
Yan Ying, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2010. "Rapamycin can inhibit the development of Chlamydia pneumoniae, which might partly contribute to the prevention of in-stent restenosis." Cardiovascular drugs and therapy / sponsored by the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy 24 (3) doi:10.1007/s10557-010-6238-8
Tapiainen Terhi, Kujala Tiia, Kaijalainen Tarja, Ikäheimo Irma, Saukkoriipi Annika, et al. 2010. "Biofilm formation by Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from paediatric patients." APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica 118 (4) doi:10.1111/j.1600-0463.2010.02587.x
Jounio Ulla, Rantala Aino, Bloigu Aini, Juvonen Raija, Lajunen Taina, et al. 2010. "Smoking status interacts with the association between mannose-binding lectin serum levels and gene polymorphism and the carriage of oropharyngeal bacteria." Human immunology 71 (3) doi:10.1016/j.humimm.2009.12.009
Peltola Heikki, Roine Irmeli, Leinonen Maija, Kuisma Leena, Mata Antonio González, et al. 2010. "Diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis by identifying DNA from cerebrospinal fluid-impregnated filter paper strips." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 29 (2) doi:
Vikatmaa Pirkka, Lajunen Taina, Ikonen Tuija S, Pussinen Pirkko J, Lepäntalo Mauri, et al. 2010. "Chlamydial lipopolysaccharide (cLPS) is present in atherosclerotic and aneurysmal arterial wall--cLPS levels depend on disease manifestation." Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology 19 (1) doi:10.1016/j.carpath.2008.10.012
Poikonen Kari, Lajunen Taina, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2010. "Quantification of Chlamydia pneumoniae in cultured human macrophages and HL cells: comparison of real-time PCR, immunofluorescence and ELISA methods." APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica 118 (1) doi:10.1111/j.1600-0463.2009.02557.x
Pirkola Jatta, Vääräsmäki Marja, Ala-Korpela Mika, Bloigu Aini, Canoy Dexter, et al. 2010. "Low-grade, systemic inflammation in adolescents: association with early-life factors, gender, and lifestyle." American journal of epidemiology 171 (1) doi:10.1093/aje/kwp320

2009

Hyvärinen Kati, Tuomainen Anita M, Laitinen Saara, Bykov Igor L, Törmäkangas Liisa, et al. 2009. "Chlamydial and periodontal pathogens induce hepatic inflammation and fatty acid imbalance in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice." Infection and immunity 77 (8) doi:10.1128/IAI.00389-09
Palmu Arto A, Saukkoriipi Annika, Jokinen Jukka, Leinonen Maija, Kilpi Terhi M 2009. "Efficacy of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against PCR-positive acute otitis media." Vaccine 27 (10) doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2009.01.004
Mäkinen Tiina M, Juvonen Raija, Jokelainen Jari, Harju Terttu H, Peitso Ari, et al. 2009. "Cold temperature and low humidity are associated with increased occurrence of respiratory tract infections." Respiratory medicine 103 (3) doi:10.1016/j.rmed.2008.09.011
Palikhe Anil, Tiirola Terttu, Puolakkainen Mirja, Nieminen Markku S, Saikku Pekka, et al. 2009. "Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA is present in peripheral blood mononuclear cells during acute coronary syndrome and correlates with chlamydial lipopolysaccharide levels in serum." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 41 (3) doi:10.1080/00365540902737968
Pesonen Erkki, Tiirola Terttu, Andsberg Eeva, Jauhiainen Matti, Paldanius Matti, et al. 2009. "Serum chlamydial lipopolysaccharide as a prognostic factor for a new cardiovascular event." Heart & lung : the journal of critical care 38 (3) doi:10.1016/j.hrtlng.2008.06.001
Roine Irmeli, Saukkoriipi Annika, Leinonen Maija, Peltola Heikki 2009. "Microbial genome count in cerebrospinal fluid compared with clinical characteristics in pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in children." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 63 (1) doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2008.09.005

2008

Savijoki Kirsi, Alvesalo Joni, Vuorela Pia, Leinonen Maija, Kalkkinen Nisse 2008. "Proteomic analysis of Chlamydia pneumoniae-infected HL cells reveals extensive degradation of cytoskeletal proteins." FEMS immunology and medical microbiology 54 (3) doi:10.1111/j.1574-695X.2008.00488.x
Lajunen Taina, Vikatmaa Pirkka, Bloigu Aini, Ikonen Tuija, Lepäntalo Mauri, et al. 2008. "Chlamydial LPS and high-sensitivity CRP levels in serum are associated with an elevated body mass index in patients with cardiovascular disease." Innate immunity 14 (6) doi:10.1177/1753425908099172
Morin-Papunen Laure, Martikainen Hannu, McCarthy Mark I, Franks Stephen, Sovio Ulla, et al. 2008. "Comparison of metabolic and inflammatory outcomes in women who used oral contraceptives and the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device in a general population." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 199 (5) doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2008.04.013
Rantala Aino, Lajunen Taina, Juvonen Raija, Bloigu Aini, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, et al. 2008. "Mannose-binding lectin concentrations, MBL2 polymorphisms, and susceptibility to respiratory tract infections in young men." The Journal of infectious diseases 198 (8) doi:10.1086/591912
Nascimento-Carvalho Cristiana M, Ribeiro Catarina T, Cardoso Maria Regina A, Barral Aldina, Araújo-Neto César A, et al. 2008. "The role of respiratory viral infections among children hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia in a developing country." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 27 (10) doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e3181723751
Yan Ying, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Törmäkangas Liisa, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2008. "Selective cyclooxygenase inhibitors prevent the growth of Chlamydia pneumoniae in HL cells." International journal of antimicrobial agents 32 (1) doi:10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2008.02.021
Juvonen Raija, Bloigu Aini, Peitso Ari, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Saikku Pekka, et al. 2008. "Risk factors for acute respiratory tract illness in military conscripts." Respirology (Carlton, Vic.) 13 (4) doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2008.01299.x
Lajunen Taina, Vikatmaa Pirkka, Ikonen Tuija, Lepäntalo Mauri, Lounatmaa Kari, et al. 2008. "Comparison of polymerase chain reaction methods, in situ hybridization, and enzyme immunoassay for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in atherosclerotic carotid plaques." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 61 (2) doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2008.01.006
Erkkilä Leena, Saario Elise, Laitinen Kirsi, Saikku Pekka, Leinonen Maija 2008. "Intragastric primary infection sensitizes to lung reinfection in a Chlamydia pneumoniae mouse model." Vaccine 26 (20) doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.03.034
Tzoulaki Ioanna, Jarvelin Marjo-Riitta, Hartikainen Anna-Liisa, Leinonen Maija, Pouta Anneli, et al. 2008. "Size at birth, weight gain over the life course, and low-grade inflammation in young adulthood: northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort study." European heart journal 29 (8) doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehn105
Juvonen Raija, Bloigu Aini, Peitso Ari, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Saikku Pekka, et al. 2008. "Training improves physical fitness and decreases CRP also in asthmatic conscripts." The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma 45 (3) doi:10.1080/02770900701883790
Alvesalo Joni, Greco Dario, Leinonen Maija, Raitila Tuomas, Vuorela Pia, Auvinen Petri 2008. "Microarray analysis of a Chlamydia pneumoniae-infected human epithelial cell line by use of gene ontology hierarchy." The Journal of infectious diseases 197 (1) doi:10.1086/524142
Palikhe Anil, Lokki Marja-Liisa, Saikku Pekka, Leinonen Maija, Paldanius Mika, et al. 2008. "Association of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with HLA-B*35 in patients with coronary artery disease." Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI 15 (1) doi:10.1128/CVI.00163-07
Karinen Liisa, Leinonen Maija, Bloigu Aini, Paldanius Mika, Koskela Pentti, et al. 2008. "Maternal serum Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies and CRP levels in women with preeclampsia and gestational hypertension." Hypertension in pregnancy : official journal of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy 27 (2) doi:10.1080/10641950701885188
Renko Marjo, Valkonen Päivi, Tapiainen Terhi, Kontiokari Tero, Mattila Pauli, et al. 2008. "Xylitol-supplemented nutrition enhances bacterial killing and prolongs survival of rats in experimental pneumococcal sepsis." BMC microbiology 8 doi:10.1186/1471-2180-8-45
Klemets Peter, Lyytikäinen Outi, Ruutu Petri, Kaijalainen Tarja, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2008. "Trends and geographical variation in invasive pneumococcal infections in Finland." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 40 (8) doi:10.1080/00365540801938931

2007

Liukkonen Timo, Räsänen Pirkko, Ruokonen Aimo, Laitinen Jaana, Jokelainen Jari, et al. 2007. "C-reactive protein levels and sleep disturbances: observations based on the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort study." Psychosomatic medicine 69 (8) doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e318157cb96
Tiirola Terttu, Sinisalo Juha, Nieminen Markku S, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Paldanius Mika, et al. 2007. "Chlamydial lipopolysaccharide is present in serum during acute coronary syndrome and correlates with CRP levels." Atherosclerosis 194 (2) doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2006.08.013
Paldanius Mika, Juvonen Raija, Leinonen Maija, Bloigu Aini, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Saikku Pekka 2007. "Asthmatic persons are prone to the persistence of Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 59 (2) doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.04.004
Hatakka Katja, Blomgren Karin, Pohjavuori Sara, Kaijalainen Tarja, Poussa Tuija, et al. 2007. "Treatment of acute otitis media with probiotics in otitis-prone children-a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised study." Clinical nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland) 26 (3) doi:10.1016/j.clnu.2007.01.003
Madeleine Margaret M, Anttila Tarja, Schwartz Stephen M, Saikku Pekka, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2007. "Risk of cervical cancer associated with Chlamydia trachomatis antibodies by histology, HPV type and HPV cofactors." International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer 120 (3) doi:10.1002/ijc.22325

2006

Korhonen Taina, Grauling-Halama Silke, Halama Niels, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2006. "Rapid genotyping of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) C(1341)-->T (Leu(436)-->Phe) polymorphism by LightCycler real-time PCR." Journal of immunological methods 317 (1-2) doi:10.1016/j.jim.2006.07.029
Paldanius Mika, Leinonen Maija, Virkkunen Hanna, Tenkanen Leena, Sävykoski Tiina, et al. 2006. "Chlamydia pneumoniae antibody levels before coronary events in the Helsinki Heart Study as measured by different methods." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 56 (3) doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2006.04.007
Liukkonen Timo, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Jokelainen Jari, Räsänen Pirkko, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2006. "The association between C-reactive protein levels and depression: Results from the northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study." Biological psychiatry 60 (8) doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2006.02.016
Törmäkangas Liisa, Ketonen Juha, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka, Paakkari Ilari 2006. "Increased prostanoid dependency of arterial relaxation in Chlamydia pneumoniae-infected mice." Journal of medical microbiology 55 (Pt 8) doi:10.1099/jmm.0.46516-0
Pitkäranta Anne, Roivainen Merja, Blomgren Karin, Peltola Joanna, Kaijalainen Tarja, et al. 2006. "Presence of viral and bacterial pathogens in the nasopharynx of otitis-prone children. A prospective study." International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology 70 (4) doi:10.1016/j.ijporl.2005.08.018
Yan Ying, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2006. "Inhibitory effect of heparan sulfate-like glycosaminoglycans on the infectivity of Chlamydia pneumoniae in HL cells varies between strains." Microbes and infection / Institut Pasteur 8 (3) doi:10.1016/j.micinf.2005.10.010
Kristo Aila, Uhari Matti, Kontiokari Tero, Glumoff Virpi, Kaijalainen Tarja, et al. 2006. "Nasal middle meatal specimen bacteriology as a predictor of the course of acute respiratory infection in children." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 25 (2) doi:10.1097/01.inf.0000201048.65828.b5
Tiirola Terttu, Jaakkola Anne, Bloigu Aini, Paldanius Mika, Sinisalo Juha, et al. 2006. "Novel enzyme immunoassay utilizing lipopolysaccharide-binding protein as a capture molecule for the measurement of chlamydial lipopolysaccharide in serum." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 54 (1) doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2005.09.001

2005

Kaijalainen Tarja, Saukkoriipi Annika, Bloigu Aini, Herva Elja, Leinonen Maija 2005. "Real-time pneumolysin polymerase chain reaction with melting curve analysis differentiates pneumococcus from other alpha-hemolytic streptococci." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 53 (4) doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2005.07.005
Törmäkangas Liisa, Vuorela Pia, Saario Elise, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka, Vuorela Heikki 2005. "In vivo treatment of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with the flavonoids quercetin and luteolin and an alkyl gallate, octyl gallate, in a mouse model." Biochemical pharmacology 70 (8) doi:10.1016/j.bcp.2005.07.012
Törmäkangas Liisa, Erkkilä Leena, Korhonen Taina, Tiirola Terttu, Bloigu Aini, et al. 2005. "Effects of repeated Chlamydia pneumoniae inoculations on aortic lipid accumulation and inflammatory response in C57BL/6J mice." Infection and immunity 73 (10) doi:10.1128/IAI.73.10.6458-6466.2005
Erkkilä Leena, Jauhiainen Matti, Laitinen Kirsi, Haasio Kristiina, Tiirola Terttu, et al. 2005. "Effect of simvastatin, an established lipid-lowering drug, on pulmonary Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in mice." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 49 (9) doi:10.1128/AAC.49.9.3959-3962.2005
Karinen Liisa, Pouta Anneli, Bloigu Aini, Koskela Pentti, Paldanius Mika, et al. 2005. "Serum C-reactive protein and Chlamydia trachomatis antibodies in preterm delivery." Obstetrics and gynecology 106 (1) doi:10.1097/01.AOG.0000164464.11979.5d
Paldanius Mika, Bloigu Aini, Alho Marianne, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2005. "Prevalence and persistence of Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies in healthy laboratory personnel in Finland." Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology 12 (5) doi:10.1128/CDLI.12.5.654-659.2005
Yan Ying, Silvennoinen-Kassinen Sylvi, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2005. "Methodological aspects affecting the infectivity of Chlamydia pneumoniae in cell cultures in vitro." Journal of microbiological methods 61 (1) doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2004.11.003
Anttila Tarja, Tenkanen Leena, Lumme Sonja, Leinonen Maija, Gislefoss Randi Elin, et al. 2005. "Chlamydial antibodies and risk of prostate cancer." Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 14 (2) doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-03-0325
Palmu Arto A I, Jokinen Jukka T, Kaijalainen Tarja, Leinonen Maija, Karma Pekka, Kilpi Terhi M 2005. "Association of clinical signs and symptoms with pneumococcal acute otitis media by serotype--implications for vaccine effect." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 40 (1) doi:10.1086/426446
Hanage William P, Kaijalainen Tarja H, Syrjänen Ritva K, Auranen Kari, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2005. "Invasiveness of serotypes and clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in Finland." Infection and immunity 73 (1) doi:10.1128/IAI.73.1.431-435.2005
Don Massimiliano, Fasoli Lolita, Paldanius Mika, Vainionpää Raija, Kleemola Marjaana, et al. 2005. "Aetiology of community-acquired pneumonia: serological results of a paediatric survey." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 37 (11-12) doi:10.1080/00365540500262435

2004

Törmäkangas Liisa, Alakärppä Hannu, David Denise Bem, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2004. "Telithromycin treatment of chronic Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in C57BL/6J mice." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 48 (10) doi:10.1128/AAC.48.10.3655-3661.2004
Tammela Päivi, Alvesalo Joni, Riihimäki Laura, Airenne Sari, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2004. "Development and validation of a time-resolved fluorometric immunoassay for screening of antichlamydial activity using a genus-specific europium-conjugated antibody." Analytical biochemistry 333 (1) doi:10.1016/j.ab.2004.06.012
Michelow Ian C, Olsen Kurt, Lozano Juanita, Rollins Nancy K, Duffy Lynn B, et al. 2004. "Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized children." Pediatrics 113 (4) doi:
Palmu Arto A I, Saukkoriipi P Annika, Lahdenkari Mika I, Kuisma Leena K, Makela P Helena, et al. 2004. "Does the presence of pneumococcal DNA in middle-ear fluid indicate pneumococcal etiology in acute otitis media?" The Journal of infectious diseases 189 (5) doi:10.1086/381765
Juvén Taina, Mertsola Jussi, Waris Matti, Leinonen Maija, Ruuskanen Olli 2004. "Clinical response to antibiotic therapy for community-acquired pneumonia." European journal of pediatrics 163 (3) doi:10.1007/s00431-003-1397-2

2003

Kilpi Terhi, Ahman Heidi, Jokinen Jukka, Lankinen Kari S, Palmu Arto, et al. 2003. "Protective efficacy of a second pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against pneumococcal acute otitis media in infants and children: randomized, controlled trial of a 7-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide-meningococcal outer membrane protein complex conjugate vaccine in 1666 children." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 37 (9) doi:10.1086/378744
Heiskanen-Kosma Tarja, Korppi Matti, Leinonen Maija 2003. "Serologically indicated pneumococcal pneumonia in children: a population-based study in primary care settings." APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica 111 (10) doi:
Kervinen Helena, Huittinen Tiina, Vaarala Outi, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka, et al. 2003. "Antibodies to human heat shock protein 60, hypertension and dyslipidemia. A study of joint effects on coronary risk." Atherosclerosis 169 (2) doi:
Huittinen Tiina, Leinonen Maija, Tenkanen Leena, Virkkunen Hanna, Mänttäri Matti, et al. 2003. "Synergistic effect of persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae infection, autoimmunity, and inflammation on coronary risk." Circulation 107 (20) doi:10.1161/01.CIR.0000068338.17948.22
Lieberman David, Lieberman Devora, Printz Shmuel, Ben-Yaakov Miriam, Lazarovich Zilia, et al. 2003. "Atypical pathogen infection in adults with acute exacerbation of bronchial asthma." American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 167 (3) doi:10.1164/rccm.200209-996OC
Saukkoriipi Annika, Kaijalainen Tarja, Kuisma Leena, Ojala Anu, Leinonen Maija 2003. "Isolation of pneumococcal DNA from nasopharyngeal samples for real-time, quantitative PCR: comparison of three methods." Molecular diagnosis : a journal devoted to the understanding of human disease through the clinical application of molecular biology 7 (1) doi:
Paldanius Mika, Bloigu Aini, Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2003. "Measurement of Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific immunoglobulin A (IgA) antibodies by the microimmunofluorescence (MIF) method: comparison of seven fluorescein-labeled anti-human IgA conjugates in an in-house MIF test using one commercial MIF and one enzyme immunoassay kit." Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology 10 (1) doi:
Lieberman David, Lieberman Devora, Ben-Yaakov Miriam, Lazarovich Zilia, Ohana Bella, et al. 2003. "Infectious aetiologies in elderly patients hospitalised with non-pneumonic lower respiratory tract infection." Age and ageing 32 (1) doi:

2002

Lieberman David, Lieberman Devora, Gelfer Yevgenia, Varshavsky Raiesa, Dvoskin Bella, et al. 2002. "Pneumonic vs nonpneumonic acute exacerbations of COPD." Chest 122 (4) doi:
Saukkoriipi Annika, Palmu Arto, Kilpi Terhi, Leinonen Maija 2002. "Real-time quantitative PCR for the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the middle ear fluid of children with acute otitis media." Molecular and cellular probes 16 (5) doi:
Erkkilä Leena, Laitinen Kirsi, Laurila Aino, Saikku Pekka, Leinonen Maija 2002. "Experimental Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in NIH/S mice: effect of reinoculation with chlamydial or cell preparation on culture, PCR and histological findings of lung tissue." Vaccine 20 (17-18) doi:
Wang Ya-Juan, Vuori-Holopainen Elina, Yang Yonghong, Wang Yating, Hu Yunwen, et al. 2002. "Relative frequency of Haemophilus influenzae type b pneumonia in Chinese children as evidenced by serology." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 21 (4) doi:
Huittinen Tiina, Leinonen Maija, Tenkanen Leena, Mänttäri Matti, Virkkunen Hanna, et al. 2002. "Autoimmunity to human heat shock protein 60, Chlamydia pneumoniae infection, and inflammation in predicting coronary risk." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 22 (3) doi:
Vuori-Holopainen Elina, Salo Eeva, Saxén Harri, Hedman Klaus, Hyypiä Timo, et al. 2002. "Etiological diagnosis of childhood pneumonia by use of transthoracic needle aspiration and modern microbiological methods." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 34 (5) doi:10.1086/338642
Pihlajamäki Marja, Kataja Janne, Seppälä Helena, Elliot John, Leinonen Maija, et al. 2002. "Ribosomal mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae clinical isolates." Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 46 (3) doi:
Leinonen Maija, Saikku Pekka 2002. "Evidence for infectious agents in cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis." The Lancet infectious diseases 2 (1) doi:
Michelow Ian C, Lozano Juanita, Olsen Kurt, Goto Collin, Rollins Nancy K, et al. 2002. "Diagnosis of Streptococcus pneumoniae lower respiratory infection in hospitalized children by culture, polymerase chain reaction, serological testing, and urinary antigen detection." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 34 (1) doi:10.1086/324358
Lieberman David, Lieberman Devora, Korsonsky Igor, Ben-Yaakov Miriam, Lazarovich Zilia, et al. 2002. "A comparative study of the etiology of adult upper and lower respiratory tract infections in the community." Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 42 (1) doi: