Tuula Siljander

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi emm typing of invasive T28 group A streptococci, 1995-2004, Finland
    Tuula Siljander
    Hospital Bacteria Laboratory, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    J Med Microbiol 55:1701-6. 2006
  2. doi Acute bacterial, nonnecrotizing cellulitis in Finland: microbiological findings
    Tuula Siljander
    Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Infect Dis 46:855-61. 2008
  3. pmc Rapid emergence of emm84 among invasive Streptococcus pyogenes infections in Finland
    Tuula Siljander
    Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, Hospital Bacteria Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 47:477-80. 2009
  4. doi Complement factor H allotype 402H is associated with increased C3b opsonization and phagocytosis of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Karita Haapasalo
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, HUSLAB, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Microbiol 70:583-94. 2008
  5. pmc Genetic susceptibility to non-necrotizing erysipelas/cellulitis
    Katariina Hannula-Jouppi
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, and Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e56225. 2013
  6. pmc Epidemiology of severe Streptococcus pyogenes disease in Europe
    Theresa L Lamagni
    Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2359-67. 2008
  7. doi Binding of complement regulators factor H and C4b binding protein to group A streptococcal strains isolated from tonsillar tissue and blood
    Jari Suvilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Lohja Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Sairaalatie 8, Lohja, Finland
    Microbes Infect 10:757-63. 2008

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Publications7

  1. ncbi emm typing of invasive T28 group A streptococci, 1995-2004, Finland
    Tuula Siljander
    Hospital Bacteria Laboratory, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300, Helsinki, Finland
    J Med Microbiol 55:1701-6. 2006
    ..emm typing revealed T28 isolates to be a genetically heterogeneous group harbouring a variety of distinct M proteins. This study confirms that T serotyping alone is not a sufficient method for epidemiological surveillance of iGAS...
  2. doi Acute bacterial, nonnecrotizing cellulitis in Finland: microbiological findings
    Tuula Siljander
    Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Infect Dis 46:855-61. 2008
    ..Bacterial, nonnecrotizing cellulitis is a localized and often recurrent infection of the skin. The aim of this study was to identify the beta-hemolytic streptococci that cause acute nonnecrotizing cellulitis infection in Finland...
  3. pmc Rapid emergence of emm84 among invasive Streptococcus pyogenes infections in Finland
    Tuula Siljander
    Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, Hospital Bacteria Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 47:477-80. 2009
    ..The overall case fatality rate of infections caused by strains carrying emm84 was not significantly different than that of infections caused by other types (7% versus 10%, respectively; P = 0.50)...
  4. doi Complement factor H allotype 402H is associated with increased C3b opsonization and phagocytosis of Streptococcus pyogenes
    Karita Haapasalo
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, HUSLAB, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Microbiol 70:583-94. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc Genetic susceptibility to non-necrotizing erysipelas/cellulitis
    Katariina Hannula-Jouppi
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, and Folkhalsan Institute of Genetics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e56225. 2013
    ..Host genetic factors influence infection susceptibility but no extensive studies on the genetic determinants of human erysipelas exist...
  6. pmc Epidemiology of severe Streptococcus pyogenes disease in Europe
    Theresa L Lamagni
    Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2359-67. 2008
    ..pyogenes disease in Europe. Furthermore, these results have identified targets for public health intervention, as well as raising awareness of severe S. pyogenes disease across Europe...
  7. doi Binding of complement regulators factor H and C4b binding protein to group A streptococcal strains isolated from tonsillar tissue and blood
    Jari Suvilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Lohja Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Sairaalatie 8, Lohja, Finland
    Microbes Infect 10:757-63. 2008
    ..The results indicate that complement regulator binding by GAS is only partially related to pathogenicity and not a universal property of all group A streptococci...