Saikku P

Top coauthors of Saikku P

Leinonen M (77 papers)

Bloigu A (22 papers)

Surcel H M (18 papers)

Paavonen J (15 papers)

Laitinen K (14 papers)

List of Saikku P publications

2011

Lajunen T, Bloigu A, Paldanius M, Pouta A, Laitinen J, et al. 2011. "The association of body mass index, waist and hip circumference, and waist-hip ratio with Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG antibodies and high-sensitive C-reactive protein at 31 years of age in Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966." International journal of obesity (2005) 35 (12) doi:10.1038/ijo.2011.21
Alfakry H, Paju S, Sinisalo J, Nieminen M S, Valtonen V, et al. 2011. "Periodontopathogen- and host-derived immune response in acute coronary syndrome." Scandinavian journal of immunology 74 (4) doi:10.1111/j.1365-3083.2011.02584.x
Rantala A, Lajunen T, Juvonen R, Paldanius M, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, et al. 2011. "Interleukin-6-174 G/C promoter polymorphism is associated with persistence of Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies in young men." Scandinavian journal of immunology 74 (1) doi:10.1111/j.1365-3083.2011.02542.x

2010

Rantala A, Lajunen T, Juvonen R, Bloigu A, Paldanius M, et al. 2010. "Chlamydia pneumoniae infection is associated with elevated body mass index in young men." Epidemiology and infection 138 (9) doi:10.1017/S0950268809991452
Pradhan-Palikhe P, Vikatmaa P, Lajunen T, Palikhe A, Lepäntalo M, et al. 2010. "Elevated MMP-8 and decreased myeloperoxidase concentrations associate significantly with the risk for peripheral atherosclerosis disease and abdominal aortic aneurysm." Scandinavian journal of immunology 72 (2) doi:10.1111/j.1365-3083.2010.02418.x

2009

Poikonen K, Lajunen T, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, Leinonen M, Saikku P 2009. "Effects of CD14, TLR2, TLR4, LPB, and IL-6 gene polymorphisms on Chlamydia pneumoniae growth in human macrophages in vitro." Scandinavian journal of immunology 70 (1) doi:10.1111/j.1365-3083.2009.02267.x

2008

Juvonen R, Bloigu A, Paldanius M, Peitso A, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, et al. 2008. "Acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infections in asthmatic and non-asthmatic military conscripts during a non-epidemic period." Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 14 (3) doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2007.01898.x
Poikonen K, Lajunen T, Silvennoinen-Kassinen S, Paldanius M, Leinonen M, Saikku P 2008. "Susceptibility of human monocyte-macrophages to Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in vitro is highly variable and associated with levels of soluble CD14 and C. pneumoniae IgA and human HSP-IgG antibodies in serum." Scandinavian journal of immunology 67 (3) doi:10.1111/j.1365-3083.2007.02061.x

2006

Harju T H, Leinonen M, Nokso-Koivisto J, Korhonen T, Räty R, et al. 2006. "Pathogenic bacteria and viruses in induced sputum or pharyngeal secretions of adults with stable asthma." Thorax 61 (7) doi:10.1136/thx.2005.056291
Alvesalo J, Vuorela H, Tammela P, Leinonen M, Saikku P, Vuorela P 2006. "Inhibitory effect of dietary phenolic compounds on Chlamydia pneumoniae in cell cultures." Biochemical pharmacology 71 (6) doi:10.1016/j.bcp.2005.12.006
Zhu J, Davidson M, Leinonen M, Saikku P, Gaydos C A, et al. 2006. "Prevalence and persistence of antibodies to herpes viruses, Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori in Alaskan Eskimos: the GOCADAN Study." Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 12 (2) doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2005.01319.x

2004

Erkkilä L, Laitinen K, Haasio K, Tiirola T, Jauhiainen M, et al. 2004. "Heat shock protein 60 autoimmunity and early lipid lesions in cholesterol-fed C57BL/6JBom mice during Chlamydia pneumoniae infection." Atherosclerosis 177 (2) doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2004.08.021
Karinen L, Pouta A, Hartikainen A-L, Bloigu A, Paldanius M, et al. 2004. "Antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis heat shock proteins Hsp60 and Hsp10 and subfertility in general population at age 31." American journal of reproductive immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989) 52 (5) doi:10.1111/j.1600-0897.2004.00223.x
Karinen L, Pouta A, Hartikainen A L, Bloigu A, Paldanius M, et al. 2004. "Association between Chlamydia trachomatis antibodies and subfertility in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 (NFBC 1966), at the age of 31 years." Epidemiology and infection 132 (5) doi:
Törmäkangas L, Saario E, Bem David D, Bryskier A, Leinonen M, Saikku P 2004. "Treatment of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with telithromycin in C57BL/6J mice." The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 53 (6) doi:10.1093/jac/dkh213
Luostarinen T, Lehtinen M, Bjørge T, Abeler V, Hakama M, et al. 2004. "Joint effects of different human papillomaviruses and Chlamydia trachomatis infections on risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix uteri." European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990) 40 (7) doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2003.11.032
Sävykoski T, Harju T, Paldanius M, Kuitunen H, Bloigu A, et al. 2004. "Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and inflammation in adults with asthma." Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases 71 (2) doi:10.1159/000076671
Mäntylä P, Stenman M, Paldanius M, Saikku P, Sorsa T, Meurman J H 2004. "Chlamydia pneumoniae together with collagenase-2 (MMP-8) in periodontal lesions." Oral diseases 10 (1) doi:

2003

Glader C A, Birgander L S, Söderberg S, Ildgruben H P, Saikku P, et al. 2003. "Lipoprotein(a), Chlamydia pneumoniae, leptin and tissue plasminogen activator as risk markers for valvular aortic stenosis." European heart journal 24 (2) doi:

2002

Laaksonen R, Janatuinen T, Vesalainen R, Lehtimäki T, Elovaara I, et al. 2002. "High oxidized LDL and elevated plasma homocysteine contribute to the early reduction of myocardial flow reserve in healthy adults." European journal of clinical investigation 32 (11) doi:
Reunanen A, Roivainen M, Kleemola M, Saikku P, Leinonen M, et al. 2002. "Enterovirus, mycoplasma and other infections as predictors for myocardial infarction." Journal of internal medicine 252 (5) doi:
Brummer-Korvenkontio M, Vapalahti O, Kuusisto P, Saikku P, Manni T, et al. 2002. "Epidemiology of Sindbis virus infections in Finland 1981-96: possible factors explaining a peculiar disease pattern." Epidemiology and infection 129 (2) doi:
Karhukorpi J, Yan Y, Niemela S, Valtonen J, Koistinen P, et al. 2002. "Effect of CD14 promoter polymorphism and H. pylori infection and its clinical outcomes on circulating CD14." Clinical and experimental immunology 128 (2) doi:
Triga M G, Anthracopoulos M B, Saikku P, Syrogiannopoulos G A 2002. "Chlamydia pneumoniae infection among healthy children and children hospitalised with pneumonia in Greece." European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology 21 (4) doi:10.1007/s10096-002-0710-8
Airenne S, Surcel H-M, Tuukkanen J, Leinonen M, Saikku P 2002. "Chlamydia pneumoniae inhibits apoptosis in human epithelial and monocyte cell lines." Scandinavian journal of immunology 55 (4) doi:
Tiirola T, Erkkilä L, Laitinen K, Leinonen M, Saikku P, et al. 2002. "Effect of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection on lipoprotein metabolism in NIH/S mice." Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation 62 (6) doi:

2001

Mosorin M, Juvonen J, Biancari F, Satta J, Surcel H M, et al. 2001. "Use of doxycycline to decrease the growth rate of abdominal aortic aneurysms: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study." Journal of vascular surgery 34 (4) doi:10.1067/mva.2001.117891
Kalela A, Laaksonen R, Lehtimäki T, Koivu T A, Höyhtyä M, et al. 2001. "Effect of pravastatin in mildly hypercholesterolemic young men on serum matrix metalloproteinases." The American journal of cardiology 88 (2) doi:
Huittinen T, Hahn D, Anttila T, Wahlström E, Saikku P, Leinonen M 2001. "Host immune response to Chlamydia pneumoniae heat shock protein 60 is associated with asthma." The European respiratory journal 17 (6) doi:
Jokinen C, Heiskanen L, Juvonen H, Kallinen S, Kleemola M, et al. 2001. "Microbial etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in the adult population of 4 municipalities in eastern Finland." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 32 (8) doi:10.1086/319746
Lim W S, Macfarlane J T, Boswell T C, Harrison T G, Rose D, et al. 2001. "Study of community acquired pneumonia aetiology (SCAPA) in adults admitted to hospital: implications for management guidelines." Thorax 56 (4) doi:
Aalto-Setälä K, Laitinen K, Erkkilä L, Leinonen M, Jauhiainen M, et al. 2001. "Chlamydia pneumoniae does not increase atherosclerosis in the aortic root of apolipoprotein E-deficient mice." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 21 (4) doi:
Macfarlane J, Holmes W, Gard P, Macfarlane R, Rose D, et al. 2001. "Prospective study of the incidence, aetiology and outcome of adult lower respiratory tract illness in the community." Thorax 56 (2) doi:
Anttila T, Saikku P, Koskela P, Bloigu A, Dillner J, et al. 2001. "Serotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis and risk for development of cervical squamous cell carcinoma." JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association 285 (1) doi:

2000

Halme S, Latvala J, Karttunen R, Palatsi I, Saikku P, Surcel H M 2000. "Cell-mediated immune response during primary Chlamydia pneumoniae infection." Infection and immunity 68 (12) doi:
Kibur M, Koskela P, Dillner J, Leinikki P, Saikku P, et al. 2000. "Seropositivity to multiple sexually transmitted infections is not common." Sexually transmitted diseases 27 (8) doi:
Saikku P 2000. "Epidemiologic association of Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis: the initial serologic observation and more." The Journal of infectious diseases 181 Suppl 3 doi:10.1086/315625
Peeling R W, Wang S P, Grayston J T, Blasi F, Boman J, et al. 2000. "Chlamydia pneumoniae serology: interlaboratory variation in microimmunofluorescence assay results." The Journal of infectious diseases 181 Suppl 3 doi:10.1086/315603
Mosorin M, Surcel H M, Laurila A, Lehtinen M, Karttunen R, et al. 2000. "Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae-reactive T lymphocytes in human atherosclerotic plaques of carotid artery." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 20 (4) doi:
Juvén T, Mertsola J, Waris M, Leinonen M, Meurman O, et al. 2000. "Etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in 254 hospitalized children." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 19 (4) doi:
Glader C A, Boman J, Saikku P, Stenlund H, Weinehall L, et al. 2000. "The proatherogenic properties of lipoprotein(a) may be enhanced through the formation of circulating immune complexes containing Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific IgG antibodies." European heart journal 21 (8) doi:10.1053/euhj.1999.1755
Saikku P 2000. "Chlamydia pneumoniae in atherosclerosis." Journal of internal medicine 247 (3) doi:
Airenne S, Surcel H M, Bloigu A, Laitinen K, Saikku P, Laurila A 2000. "The resistance of human monocyte-derived macrophages to Chlamydia pneumoniae infection is enhanced by interferon-gamma." APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica 108 (2) doi:
Hahn D L, Peeling R W, Dillon E, McDonald R, Saikku P 2000. "Serologic markers for Chlamydia pneumoniae in asthma." Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 84 (2) doi:10.1016/S1081-1206(10)62760-3
Roivainen M, Viik-Kajander M, Palosuo T, Toivanen P, Leinonen M, et al. 2000. "Infections, inflammation, and the risk of coronary heart disease." Circulation 101 (3) doi:
Leinonen M, Saikku P 2000. "Infections and atherosclerosis." Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ 34 (1) doi:
Koskela P, Anttila T, Bjørge T, Brunsvig A, Dillner J, et al. 2000. "Chlamydia trachomatis infection as a risk factor for invasive cervical cancer." International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer 85 (1) doi:

1999

Saikku P 1999. "Epidemiology of Chlamydia pneumoniae in atherosclerosis." American heart journal 138 (5 Pt 2) doi:
Leinonen M, Saikku P 1999. "Interaction of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with other risk factors of atherosclerosis." American heart journal 138 (5 Pt 2) doi:
Kontula K, Vuorio A, Turtola H, Saikku P 1999. "Association of seropositivity for Chlamydia pneumoniae and coronary artery disease in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia." Lancet 354 (9172) doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(99)01691-8
Halme S, Juvonen T, Laurila A, Juvonen J, Mosorin M, et al. 1999. "Chlamydia pneumoniae reactive T lymphocytes in the walls of abdominal aortic aneurysms." European journal of clinical investigation 29 (6) doi:
Alakärppä H, Surcel H M, Laitinen K, Juvonen T, Saikku P, Laurila A 1999. "Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae by colorimetric in situ hybridization." APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica 107 (4) doi:
Von Hertzen L, Töyrylä M, Gimishanov A, Bloigu A, Leinonen M, et al. 1999. "Asthma, atopy and Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies in adults." Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology 29 (4) doi:
Airenne S, Surcel H M, Alakärppä H, Laitinen K, Paavonen J, et al. 1999. "Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in human monocytes." Infection and immunity 67 (3) doi:
Koivisto A L, Isoaho R, Von Hertzen L, Töyrylä M, Laippala P, et al. 1999. "Chlamydial antibodies in an elderly Finnish population." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 31 (2) doi:
Laurila A, Bloigu A, Näyhä S, Hassi J, Leinonen M, Saikku P 1999. "Association of Helicobacter pylori infection with elevated serum lipids." Atherosclerosis 142 (1) doi:
Heiskanen-Kosma T, Korppi M, Laurila A, Jokinen C, Kleemola M, Saikku P 1999. "Chlamydia pneumoniae is an important cause of community-acquired pneumonia in school-aged children: serological results of a prospective, population-based study." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 31 (3) doi:

1998

Anttila T I, Lehtinen T, Leinonen M, Bloigu A, Koskela P, et al. 1998. "Serological evidence of an association between chlamydial infections and malignant lymphomas." British journal of haematology 103 (1) doi:
Saikku P, Laitinen K, Leinonen M 1998. "Animal models for Chlamydia pneumoniae infection." Atherosclerosis 140 Suppl 1 doi:
von Hertzen L, Kaprio J, Koskenvuo M, Isoaho R, Saikku P 1998. "Humoral immune response to Chlamydia pneumoniae in twin discordant for smoking." Journal of internal medicine 244 (3) doi:
Gencay M, Dereli D, Ertem E, Serter D, Puolakkainen M, et al. 1998. "Prevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae specific antibodies in different clinical situations and healthy subjects in Izmir, Turkey." European journal of epidemiology 14 (5) doi:
Halme S, von Hertzen L, Bloigu A, Kaprio J, Koskenvuo M, et al. 1998. "Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific cell-mediated and humoral immunity in healthy people." Scandinavian journal of immunology 47 (5) doi:
Juvonen J, Juvonen T, Laurila A, Kuusisto J, Alarakkola E, et al. 1998. "Can degenerative aortic valve stenosis be related to persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae infection?" Annals of internal medicine 128 (9) doi:
von Hertzen L, Surcel H M, Kaprio J, Koskenvuo M, Bloigu A, et al. 1998. "Immune responses to Chlamydia pneumoniae in twins in relation to gender and smoking." Journal of medical microbiology 47 (5) doi:
Mäkelä M J, Puhakka T, Ruuskanen O, Leinonen M, Saikku P, et al. 1998. "Viruses and bacteria in the etiology of the common cold." Journal of clinical microbiology 36 (2) doi:
Sinisalo J, Mattila K, Nieminen M S, Valtonen V, Syrjälä M, et al. 1998. "The effect of prolonged doxycycline therapy on Chlamydia pneumoniae serological markers, coronary heart disease risk factors and forearm basal nitric oxide production." The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy 41 (1) doi:
Anttila T, Leinonen M, Surcel H M, Von Hertzen L, Bloigu A, et al. 1998. "IgG subclass-specific antibodies in Chlamydia pneumoniae infections." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 30 (4) doi:
Laurila A L, Bloigu A, Näyhä S, Hassi J, Leinonen M, Saikku P 1998. "Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies associated with altered serum lipid profile." International journal of circumpolar health 57 Suppl 1 doi:

1997

Macfarlane J, Prewett J, Rose D, Gard P, Cunningham R, et al. 1997. "Prospective case-control study of role of infection in patients who reconsult after initial antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infection in primary care." BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 315 (7117) doi:
Laitinen K, Laurila A, Pyhälä L, Leinonen M, Saikku P 1997. "Chlamydia pneumoniae infection induces inflammatory changes in the aortas of rabbits." Infection and immunity 65 (11) doi:
Juvonen J, Surcel H M, Satta J, Teppo A M, Bloigu A, et al. 1997. "Elevated circulating levels of inflammatory cytokines in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 17 (11) doi:
Laurila A, Bloigu A, Näyhä S, Hassi J, Leinonen M, Saikku P 1997. "Chronic Chlamydia pneumoniae infection is associated with a serum lipid profile known to be a risk factor for atherosclerosis." Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 17 (11) doi:
Kark J D, Leinonen M, Paltiel O, Saikku P 1997. "Chlamydia pneumoniae and acute myocardial infarction in Jerusalem." International journal of epidemiology 26 (4) doi:
Halme S, Syrjälä H, Bloigu A, Saikku P, Leinonen M, et al. 1997. "Lymphocyte responses to Chlamydia antigens in patients with coronary heart disease." European heart journal 18 (7) doi:
Laurila A, Bloigu A, Näyhä S, Hassi J, Leinonen M, Saikku P 1997. "Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori infections in Sámi and Finnish reindeer herders." International journal of circumpolar health 56 (3) doi:
Von Hertzen L, Alakärppä H, Koskinen R, Liippo K, Surcel H M, et al. 1997. "Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease." Epidemiology and infection 118 (2) doi:
Halme S, Saikku P, Surcel H M 1997. "Characterization of Chlamydia pneumoniae antigens using human T cell clones." Scandinavian journal of immunology 45 (4) doi:
Juvonen J, Laurila A, Juvonen T, Aläkarppä H, Surcel H M, et al. 1997. "Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in human nonrheumatic stenotic aortic valves." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 29 (5) doi:
Juvonen J, Juvonen T, Laurila A, Alakärppä H, Lounatmaa K, et al. 1997. "Demonstration of Chlamydia pneumoniae in the walls of abdominal aortic aneurysms." Journal of vascular surgery 25 (3) doi:
Laurila A L, Anttila T, Läärä E, Bloigu A, Virtamo J, et al. 1997. "Serological evidence of an association between Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and lung cancer." International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer 74 (1) doi:
Laurila A L, Von Hertzen L, Saikku P 1997. "Chlamydia pneumoniae and chronic lung diseases." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases. Supplementum 104 doi:
Saikku P 1997. "Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis--an update." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases. Supplementum 104 doi:

1996

Ortqvist A, Valtonen M, Cars O, Wahl M, Saikku P, Jean C 1996. "Oral empiric treatment of community-acquired pneumonia. A multicenter, double-blind, randomized study comparing sparfloxacin with roxithromycin. The Scandinavian Sparfloxacin Study Group." Chest 110 (6) doi:
Wimmer M L, Sandmann-Strupp R, Saikku P, Haberl R L 1996. "Association of chlamydial infection with cerebrovascular disease." Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 27 (12) doi:
Hahn D L, Anttila T, Saikku P 1996. "Association of Chlamydia pneumoniae IgA antibodies with recently symptomatic asthma." Epidemiology and infection 117 (3) doi:
Kaukoranta-Tolvanen S S, Ronni T, Leinonen M, Saikku P, Laitinen K 1996. "Expression of adhesion molecules on endothelial cells stimulated by Chlamydia pneumoniae." Microbial pathogenesis 21 (5) doi:10.1006/mpat.1996.0071
Puolakkainen M, Campbell L A, Kuo C C, Leinonen M, Grönhagen-Riska C, Saikku P 1996. "Serological response to Chlamydia pneumoniae in patients with sarcoidosis." The Journal of infection 33 (3) doi:
Kaukoranta-Tolvanen S S, Teppo A M, Laitinen K, Saikku P, Linnavuori K, Leinonen M 1996. "Growth of Chlamydia pneumoniae in cultured human peripheral blood mononuclear cells and induction of a cytokine response." Microbial pathogenesis 21 (3) doi:10.1006/mpat.1996.0056
Koskiniemi M, Ammälä P, Närvänen A, Saikku P, Söderlund M, et al. 1996. "Stillbirths and maternal antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis. A new EIA test for serology." Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica 75 (7) doi:
von Hertzen L, Isoaho R, Leinonen M, Koskinen R, Laippala P, et al. 1996. "Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease." International journal of epidemiology 25 (3) doi:
Miettinen H, Lehto S, Saikku P, Haffner S M, Rönnemaa T, et al. 1996. "Association of Chlamydia pneumoniae and acute coronary heart disease events in non-insulin dependent diabetic and non-diabetic subjects in Finland." European heart journal 17 (5) doi:
Laitinen K, Laurila A L, Leinonen M, Saikku P 1996. "Reactivation of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in mice by cortisone treatment." Infection and immunity 64 (4) doi:
Kauppinen M T, Saikku P, Kujala P, Herva E, Syrjälä H 1996. "Clinical picture of community-acquired Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia requiring hospital treatment: a comparison between chlamydial and pneumococcal pneumonia." Thorax 51 (2) doi:
Lieberman D, Ben-Yaakov M, Lazarovich Z, Porath A, Schlaeffer F, et al. 1996. "Chlamydia pneumoniae community-acquired pneumonia: a review of 62 hospitalized adult patients." Infection 24 (2) doi:
Koskiniemi M, Gencay M, Salonen O, Puolakkainen M, Färkkilä M, et al. 1996. "Chlamydia pneumoniae associated with central nervous system infections." European neurology 36 (3) doi:

1995

Kauppinen M, Saikku P 1995. "Pneumonia due to Chlamydia pneumoniae: prevalence, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 21 Suppl 3 doi:
Kauppinen M T, Herva E, Kujala P, Leinonen M, Saikku P, Syrjälä H 1995. "The etiology of community-acquired pneumonia among hospitalized patients during a Chlamydia pneumoniae epidemic in Finland." The Journal of infectious diseases 172 (5) doi:
Gencay M, Koskiniemi M, Saikku P, Puolakkainen M, Raivio K, et al. 1995. "Chlamydia trachomatis seropositivity during pregnancy is associated with perinatal complications." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 21 (2) doi:
von Hertzen L, Leinonen M, Surcel H M, Karjalainen J, Saikku P 1995. "Measurement of sputum antibodies in the diagnosis of acute and chronic respiratory infections associated with Chlamydia pneumoniae." Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology 2 (4) doi:
Paltiel O, Kark J D, Leinonen M, Saikku P 1995. "High prevalence of antibodies to Chlamydia pneumoniae; determinants of IgG and IgA seropositivity among Jerusalem residents." Epidemiology and infection 114 (3) doi:
Nohynek H, Eskola J, Kleemola M, Jalonen E, Saikku P, Leinonen M 1995. "Bacterial antibody assays in the diagnosis of acute lower respiratory tract infection in children." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 14 (6) doi:
Kaukoranta-Tolvanen S E, Laurila A L, Saikku P, Leinonen M, Laitinen K 1995. "Experimental Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in mice: effect of reinfection and passive immunization." Microbial pathogenesis 18 (4) doi:

1994

Karvonen M, Tuomilehto J, Pitkäniemi J, Naukkarinen A, Saikku P 1994. "Importance of smoking for Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity." International journal of epidemiology 23 (6) doi:
Kaukoranta-Tolvanen S S, Laitinen K, Saikku P, Leinonen M 1994. "Chlamydia pneumoniae multiplies in human endothelial cells in vitro." Microbial pathogenesis 16 (4) doi:10.1006/mpat.1994.1032
Jauhiainen T, Tuomi T, Leinonen M, Kark J D, Saikku P 1994. "Interference of immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies in IgA antibody determinations of Chlamydia pneumoniae by microimmunofluorescence test." Journal of clinical microbiology 32 (3) doi:
Karvonen M, Tuomilehto J, Pitkäniemi J, Naukkarinen A, Saikku P 1994. "Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG antibody prevalence in south-western and eastern Finland in 1982 and 1987." International journal of epidemiology 23 (1) doi:

1993

Saikku P 1993. "Chlamydia pneumoniae infection as a risk factor in acute myocardial infarction." European heart journal 14 Suppl K doi:
Ekman M R, Leinonen M, Syrjälä H, Linnanmäki E, Kujala P, Saikku P 1993. "Evaluation of serological methods in the diagnosis of Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia during an epidemic in Finland." European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology 12 (10) doi:
Kaukoranta-Tolvanen S S, Laurila A L, Saikku P, Leinonen M, Liesirova L, Laitinen K 1993. "Experimental infection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in mice." Microbial pathogenesis 15 (4) doi:10.1006/mpat.1993.1079
Ekman M R, Grayston J T, Visakorpi R, Kleemola M, Kuo C C, Saikku P 1993. "An epidemic of infections due to Chlamydia pneumoniae in military conscripts." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 17 (3) doi:
Saikku P, Ruutu P, Leinonen M, Kleemola M, Paladin F, Tupasi T E 1993. "Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia trachomatis in acute lower respiratory infections in Filipino children." The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 49 (1) doi:
Surcel H M, Syrjälä H, Leinonen M, Saikku P, Herva E 1993. "Cell-mediated immunity to Chlamydia pneumoniae measured as lymphocyte blast transformation in vitro." Infection and immunity 61 (5) doi:
Karvonen M, Tuomilehto J, Pitkäniemi J, Saikku P 1993. "The epidemic cycle of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in eastern Finland, 1972-1987." Epidemiology and infection 110 (2) doi:
Linnanmäki E, Leinonen M, Mattila K, Nieminen M S, Valtonen V, Saikku P 1993. "Chlamydia pneumoniae-specific circulating immune complexes in patients with chronic coronary heart disease." Circulation 87 (4) doi:
Seppälä H, Lahtonen R, Ziegler T, Meurman O, Hakkarainen K, et al. 1993. "Clinical scoring system in the evaluation of adult pharyngitis." Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery 119 (3) doi:
Korppi M, Heiskanen-Kosma T, Jalonen E, Saikku P, Leinonen M, et al. 1993. "Aetiology of community-acquired pneumonia in children treated in hospital." European journal of pediatrics 152 (1) doi:

1992

Saikku P 1992. "The epidemiology and significance of Chlamydia pneumoniae." The Journal of infection 25 Suppl 1 doi:
Forgie I M, Campbell H, Lloyd-Evans N, Leinonen M, O'Neill K P, et al. 1992. "Etiology of acute lower respiratory tract infections in children in a rural community in The Gambia." The Pediatric infectious disease journal 11 (6) doi:
Karvonen M, Tuomilehto J, Naukkarinen A, Saikku P 1992. "The prevalence and regional distribution of antibodies against Chlamydia pneumoniae (strain TWAR) in Finland in 1958." International journal of epidemiology 21 (2) doi:
Saikku P, Leinonen M, Tenkanen L, Linnanmäki E, Ekman M R, et al. 1992. "Chronic Chlamydia pneumoniae infection as a risk factor for coronary heart disease in the Helsinki Heart Study." Annals of internal medicine 116 (4) doi:
Popov V L, Pankratova V N, Prozorovskiĭ S V, Saikku P, Smirnova N S, Shatkin A A 1992. "[The ultrastructure of a new species of Chlamydia--Chlamydia pneumoniae]." Zhurnal mikrobiologii, epidemiologii, i immunobiologii (7-8) doi:

1991

Popov V L, Shatkin A A, Pankratova V N, Smirnova N S, von Bonsdorff C H, et al. 1991. "Ultrastructure of Chlamydia pneumoniae in cell culture." FEMS microbiology letters 68 (2) doi:
Nohynek H, Eskola J, Laine E, Halonen P, Ruutu P, et al. 1991. "The causes of hospital-treated acute lower respiratory tract infection in children." American journal of diseases of children (1960) 145 (6) doi:
Lauhio A, Leirisalo-Repo M, Lähdevirta J, Saikku P, Repo H 1991. "Double-blind, placebo-controlled study of three-month treatment with lymecycline in reactive arthritis, with special reference to Chlamydia arthritis." Arthritis and rheumatism 34 (1) doi:
Korppi M, Leinonen M, Koskela M, Mäkelä P H, Saikku P, Launiala K 1991. "Bacterial infection in under school age children with expiratory difficulty." Pediatric pulmonology 10 (4) doi:

1990

Leinonen M, Linnanmäki E, Mattila K, Nieminen M S, Valtonen V, et al. 1990. "Circulating immune complexes containing chlamydial lipopolysaccharide in acute myocardial infarction." Microbial pathogenesis 9 (1) doi:
Grayston J T, Campbell L A, Kuo C C, Mordhorst C H, Saikku P, et al. 1990. "A new respiratory tract pathogen: Chlamydia pneumoniae strain TWAR." The Journal of infectious diseases 161 (4) doi:

1989

Huovinen P, Lahtonen R, Ziegler T, Meurman O, Hakkarainen K, et al. 1989. "Pharyngitis in adults: the presence and coexistence of viruses and bacterial organisms." Annals of internal medicine 110 (8) doi:
Puolakkainen M, Ukkonen P, Saikku P 1989. "The seroepidemiology of Chlamydiae in Finland over the period 1971 to 1987." Epidemiology and infection 102 (2) doi:
Wahlberg P, Saikku P, Brummer-Korvenkontio M 1989. "Tick-borne viral encephalitis in Finland. The clinical features of Kumlinge disease during 1959-1987." Journal of internal medicine 225 (3) doi:

1988

Saikku P, Leinonen M, Mattila K, Ekman M R, Nieminen M S, et al. 1988. "Serological evidence of an association of a novel Chlamydia, TWAR, with chronic coronary heart disease and acute myocardial infarction." Lancet 2 (8618) doi:
Kleemola M, Saikku P, Visakorpi R, Wang S P, Grayston J T 1988. "Epidemics of pneumonia caused by TWAR, a new Chlamydia organism, in military trainees in Finland." The Journal of infectious diseases 157 (2) doi:

1987

Leinonen M, Saikku P, Nurminen M, Lassus A 1987. "Enzyme immunoassay and enzyme-linked fluoroimmunoassay for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis antigen." European journal of clinical microbiology 6 (6) doi:
Saikku P, Wang S P 1987. "Chlamydia trachomatis immunotypes in Finland." Acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica. Section B, Microbiology 95 (2) doi:
Puolakkainen M, Kousa M, Saikku P 1987. "Clinical conditions associated with positive complement fixation serology for Chlamydiae." Epidemiology and infection 98 (1) doi:

1986

Puolakkainen M, Vesterinen E, Purola E, Saikku P, Paavonen J 1986. "Persistence of chlamydial antibodies after pelvic inflammatory disease." Journal of clinical microbiology 23 (5) doi:
Miettinen A, Saikku P, Jansson E, Paavonen J 1986. "Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of pelvic inflammatory disease associated with Mycoplasma hominis, Chlamydia trachomatis, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae." Sexually transmitted diseases 13 (1) doi:

1985

Puolakkainen M, Saikku P, Leinonen M, Nurminen M, Väänänen P, Mäkelä P H 1985. "Comparative sensitivity of different serological tests for detecting chlamydial antibodies in perihepatitis." Journal of clinical pathology 38 (8) doi:
Saikku P, Wang S P, Kleemola M, Brander E, Rusanen E, Grayston J T 1985. "An epidemic of mild pneumonia due to an unusual strain of Chlamydia psittaci." The Journal of infectious diseases 151 (5) doi:
Väänänen P, Lassus A, Saikku P 1985. "Direct detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in clinical samples." Annals of clinical research 17 (2) doi:

1984

Nurminen M, Wahlström E, Kleemola M, Leinonen M, Saikku P, Mäkelä P H 1984. "Immunologically related ketodeoxyoctonate-containing structures in Chlamydia trachomatis, Re mutants of Salmonella species, and Acinetobacter calcoaceticus var. anitratus." Infection and immunity 44 (3) doi:
Puolakkainen M, Saikku P, Leinonen M, Nurminen M, Väänänen P, Mäkelä P H 1984. "Chlamydial pneumonitis and its serodiagnosis in infants." The Journal of infectious diseases 149 (4) doi:
Ukkonen P, Hovi T, von Bonsdorff C H, Saikku P, Penttinen K 1984. "Age-specific prevalence of complement-fixing antibodies to sixteen viral antigens: a computer analysis of 58,500 patients covering a period of eight years." Journal of medical virology 13 (2) doi:

1983

Nurminen M, Leinonen M, Saikku P, Mäkelä P H 1983. "The genus-specific antigen of Chlamydia: resemblance to the lipopolysaccharide of enteric bacteria." Science (New York, N.Y.) 220 (4603) doi:
Saikku P, Paavonen J, Väänänen P, Vaheri A 1983. "Solid-phase enzyme immunoassay for Chlamydial antibodies." Journal of clinical microbiology 17 (1) doi:

1982

Nikki P, Meretoja O, Valtonen V, Mäkeläinen A, Saikku P, et al. 1982. "Severe bronchiolitis probably caused by varicella-zoster virus." Critical care medicine 10 (5) doi:
Saikku P 1982. "Chlamydial serology." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases. Supplementum 32 doi:

1980

Paavonen J, Kousa M, Saikku P, Vartiainen E, Kanerva L, Lassus A 1980. "Treatment of nongonococcal urethritis with trimethoprim-sulphadiazine and with placebo. A double-blind partner-controlled study." The British journal of venereal diseases 56 (2) doi:
Kousa M, Saikku P, Kanerva L 1980. "Erythema nodosum in chlamydial infections." Acta dermato-venereologica 60 (4) doi:
Estola T, Saikku P, Pirkola M, Häkkinen I, Veijalainen P, Ek-Kommonen C 1980. "Occurrence of influenza A viruses and their antibodies in migratory birds in Finland." Nordisk veterinaermedicin 32 (7-8) doi:

1979

Paavonen J, Vesterinen E, Meyer B, Saikku P, Suni J, et al. 1979. "Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in patients with cervical atypia." Obstetrics and gynecology 54 (3) doi:
Paavonen J, Saikku P, Vesterinen E, Aho K 1979. "Chlamydia trachomatis in acute salpingitis." The British journal of venereal diseases 55 (3) doi:
Lassus A, Paavonen J, Kousa M, Saikku P 1979. "Erythromycin and lymecycline treatment in chlamydia-positive and Chlamydia-negative non-gonococcal urethritis--a partner-controlled study." Acta dermato-venereologica 59 (3) doi:
Paavonen J A, Saikku P, Vesterinen E, Lehtovirta P 1979. "Infertility and cervical Chlamydia trachomatis infections." Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica 58 (3) doi:

1978

Paavonen J, Saikku P, Vesterinen E, Meyer B, Vartiainen E, Saksela E 1978. "Genital chlamydial infections in patients attending a gynaecological outpatient clinic." The British journal of venereal diseases 54 (4) doi:
Saikku P, Paavonen J 1978. "Single-antigen immunofluorescence test for chlamydial antibodies." Journal of clinical microbiology 8 (2) doi:
Granström M, Grandien M, Saikku P 1978. "Early diagnosis of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) by demonstration of specific IgM antibodies." Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases 10 (2) doi:
Paavonen J, Kousa M, Saikku P, Vesterinen E, Jansson E, Lassus A 1978. "Examination of men with nongonococcal urethritis and their sexual partners for Chlamydia trachomatis and Ureaplasma urealyticum." Sexually transmitted diseases 5 (3) doi:
Kousa M, Saikku P, Richmond S, Lassus A 1978. "Frequent association of chlamydial infection with Reiter's syndrome." Sexually transmitted diseases 5 (2) doi:

1975

Brummer-Korvenkontio M, Saikku P 1975. "Mosquito-borne viruses in Finland." Medical biology 53 (5) doi:
Saikku P, Brummer-Korvenkontio M 1975. "Tick-borne viruses in Finland." Medical biology 53 (5) doi:

1970

Penttinen K, Saikku P, Myllylä G, Brummer-Korvenkontio M, Oker-Blom N 1970. "The platelet aggregation test in group B arbovirus infections." The Journal of hygiene 68 (1) doi: