T Jartti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc New respiratory viruses and the elderly
    Laura Jartti
    Department of Geriatrics, Turku City Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Open Respir Med J 5:61-9. 2011
  2. doi request reprint New molecular virus detection methods and their clinical value in lower respiratory tract infections in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Paediatr Respir Rev 14:38-45. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Childhood asthma management guided by repeated FeNO measurements: a meta-analysis
    Tuomas Jartti
    The Departments of Paediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Paediatr Respir Rev 13:178-83. 2012
  4. doi request reprint New respiratory viral infections
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 18:271-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Atopic characteristics of wheezing children and responses to prednisolone
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1125-33. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids or montelukast as the preferred primary long-term treatment for pediatric asthma?
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 6, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Pediatr 167:731-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Identification of respiratory viruses in asymptomatic subjects: asymptomatic respiratory viral infections
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:1103-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis: age and previous wheezing episodes are linked to viral etiology and atopic characteristics
    Tuomas Jartti
    Departments of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:311-7. 2009
  9. pmc Systemic T-helper and T-regulatory cell type cytokine responses in rhinovirus vs. respiratory syncytial virus induced early wheezing: an observational study
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Respir Res 10:85. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Nasopharyngeal bacterial colonization during the first wheezing episode is associated with longer duration of hospitalization and higher risk of relapse in young children
    T Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, P O Box 52, 20520, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:233-41. 2011

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Publications39

  1. pmc New respiratory viruses and the elderly
    Laura Jartti
    Department of Geriatrics, Turku City Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Open Respir Med J 5:61-9. 2011
    ..Data regarding these viruses and the elderly are scarce. This review introduces these new viruses and reviews their clinical significance, especially with regard to the elderly population...
  2. doi request reprint New molecular virus detection methods and their clinical value in lower respiratory tract infections in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Paediatr Respir Rev 14:38-45. 2013
    ..This paper reviews the progress in PCR assays and discusses their role in the diagnosis of lower respiratory tract infections in children...
  3. doi request reprint Childhood asthma management guided by repeated FeNO measurements: a meta-analysis
    Tuomas Jartti
    The Departments of Paediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Paediatr Respir Rev 13:178-83. 2012
    ..Many disease and non-disease related factors (most importantly atopy, height/age and infection) affect FeNO levels which can easily confound the interpretation...
  4. doi request reprint New respiratory viral infections
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 18:271-8. 2012
    ..This article briefly reviews the clinical significance of newly discovered respiratory viruses...
  5. ncbi request reprint Atopic characteristics of wheezing children and responses to prednisolone
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1125-33. 2007
    ..It is important that corticosteroid intervention trials have strict design for these potentially confounding factors...
  6. doi request reprint Inhaled corticosteroids or montelukast as the preferred primary long-term treatment for pediatric asthma?
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 6, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Pediatr 167:731-6. 2008
    ..If montelukast is selected as a monotherapy and asthma is not adequately controlled within 4-6 weeks, the treatment should be discontinued and the preferred medication initiated...
  7. doi request reprint Identification of respiratory viruses in asymptomatic subjects: asymptomatic respiratory viral infections
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:1103-7. 2008
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  8. doi request reprint Bronchiolitis: age and previous wheezing episodes are linked to viral etiology and atopic characteristics
    Tuomas Jartti
    Departments of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:311-7. 2009
    ..Diagnostic criteria for bronchiolitis are variable...
  9. pmc Systemic T-helper and T-regulatory cell type cytokine responses in rhinovirus vs. respiratory syncytial virus induced early wheezing: an observational study
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Respir Res 10:85. 2009
    ..The risk is more important than that associated with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease. No comparative data are available on the immune responses of these diseases...
  10. doi request reprint Nasopharyngeal bacterial colonization during the first wheezing episode is associated with longer duration of hospitalization and higher risk of relapse in young children
    T Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, P O Box 52, 20520, Turku, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:233-41. 2011
    ..The bacterial colonization (i.e. positive nasopharyngeal bacterial culture) was associated with longer duration of hospitalization and higher risk of recurrent wheezing...
  11. doi request reprint Allergic sensitization is associated with rhinovirus-, but not other virus-, induced wheezing in children
    T Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:1008-14. 2010
    ..Data on the link between atopy and viral wheeze are limited. Aim: To evaluate the association between IgE sensitization and viral infection in wheezing children...
  12. doi request reprint No efficacy of prednisolone in acute wheezing associated with human bocavirus infection
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:521-3. 2011
    ..Outcomes included hospitalization time, duration of symptoms, and occurrence of relapses. No efficacy of prednisolone was found in children with serologically confirmed acute human bocavirus infection...
  13. doi request reprint Rhinovirus-induced bronchiolitis and asthma development
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:350-5. 2011
    ..RSV bronchiolitis in infancy (at the time when PCR was not available for HRV diagnosis) offers indirect evidence for the association between HRV bronchiolitis and chronic asthma...
  14. doi request reprint Human bocavirus-the first 5 years
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Rev Med Virol 22:46-64. 2012
    ..The best currently available diagnostic approaches are quantitative PCR and serology. This concise review summarizes the current clinical knowledge on HBoV species...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of prednisolone in children hospitalized for recurrent wheezing
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:326-34. 2007
    ..033 for both). Prospectively designed clinical trial is needed to test the hypothesis that prednisolone reduces symptoms in picornavirus-affected wheezing children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the efficacy of prednisolone in early wheezing induced by rhinovirus or respiratory syncytial virus
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:482-8. 2006
    ..The role of systemic corticosteroids in the treatment of early childhood wheezing in children is not clear...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bacterial coinfections in children with viral wheezing
    P Lehtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, Turku, 20521, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:463-9. 2006
    ..However, coexisting bacterial lower respiratory tract infections that induce systemic inflammatory response are seldom detected...
  18. pmc Respiratory picornaviruses and respiratory syncytial virus as causative agents of acute expiratory wheezing in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1095-101. 2004
    ..Human metapneumovirus was detected in 4% of all children and in 11% of infants. To prevent and treat acute expiratory wheezing illnesses in children, efforts should be focused on RSV, enterovirus, and rhinovirus infections...
  19. pmc Serial viral infections in infants with recurrent respiratory illnesses
    T Jartti
    Dept of Paediatrics, Turku University Hospital, P O Box 52, 20520 Turku, Finland
    Eur Respir J 32:314-20. 2008
    ..Infants with prolonged or recurrent respiratory illnesses most often have a series of infections rather than persistent infection with one virus strain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Persistence of rhinovirus and enterovirus RNA after acute respiratory illness in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Med Virol 72:695-9. 2004
    ..The study shows that after the onset of symptomatic respiratory infection enterovirus RNA may take 2-3 weeks and rhinovirus RNA 5-6 weeks to disappear from nasal mucus...
  21. pmc The acute effects of inhaled salbutamol on the beat-to-beat variability of heart rate and blood pressure assessed by spectral analysis
    T Jartti
    Department of Paediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 43:421-8. 1997
    ..We wanted to study the effects of a 600 micrograms inhaled salbutamol dose on the cardiovascular and respiratory autonomic nervous regulation in eight children suffering from bronchial asthma...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prednisolone reduces recurrent wheezing after a first wheezing episode associated with rhinovirus infection or eczema
    Pasi Lehtinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:570-5. 2007
    ..Rhinovirus-induced early wheezing has been suggested as a new important risk factor for recurrent wheezing...
  23. ncbi request reprint Systemic glucocorticoids in childhood expiratory wheezing: relation between age and viral etiology with efficacy
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:873-8. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence of influenza in Finnish children
    Terho Heikkinen
    Departments of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:S204-6. 2003
    ..Influenza is an important cause of respiratory illness in children, but data on virologically confirmed influenza infections in children treated as outpatients are limited...
  25. ncbi request reprint Burden of influenza in children in the community
    Terho Heikkinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Infect Dis 190:1369-73. 2004
    ..However, most children with influenza are treated as outpatients, and scarce data are available on the burden of influenza in these children...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Leu7Pro polymorphism of preproNPY is associated with decreased insulin secretion, delayed ghrelin suppression, and increased cardiovascular responsiveness to norepinephrine during oral glucose tolerance test
    Ulriikka Jaakkola
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Turku, Itainen Pitkakatu 4, FI 20520 Turku, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3646-52. 2005
    ..The leucine7 to proline7 (Leu7Pro) polymorphism of preproNPY is associated with vascular diseases and has an impact on hormone levels in healthy subjects...
  27. doi request reprint Rhinovirus infections in children: a retrospective and prospective hospital-based study
    Ville Peltola
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    J Med Virol 81:1831-8. 2009
    ..Acute wheezing is the most frequent manifestation in hospital setting, but the range of clinical presentations is wide. Group C rhinoviruses may account for a large part of rhinovirus hospitalizations...
  28. pmc Human metapneumovirus infections in children
    Terho Heikkinen
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:101-6. 2008
    ..Acute otitis media developed in 61% of hMPV-infected children <3 years of age. Our findings demonstrate that the effect of hMPV in the community is greatest in children <2 years of age...
  29. ncbi request reprint The link between bronchiolitis and asthma
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Finland
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:667-89. 2005
    ..The authors address the question how respiratory syncytial virus and rhinovirus infections in young children, together with genetics and immunologic immaturity, may contribute to the development of asthma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Metapneumovirus and acute wheezing in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Paediatrics, Turku University Hospital, PL 52, 20521, Turku, Finland
    Lancet 360:1393-4. 2002
    ..Human metapneumovirus is a clinically important causative agent of acute wheezing in young children...
  31. doi request reprint Obesity, adipokines and asthma
    T Jartti
    The Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, FIN 20520 Turku, Finland
    Allergy 64:770-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to examine whether obesity is associated with asthma in three time points of life, and whether immunomodulatory adipokines, leptin and adiponectin are linked to overweight-associated asthma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Asthma, asthma medication and autonomic nervous system dysfunction
    T Jartti
    The Department of Paediatrics, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Clin Physiol 21:260-9. 2001
    ..This article briefly reviews the relationships between airway inflammation, beta2-agonist, anticholinergic and glucocorticoid medication as well as autonomic nervous function in asthma...
  33. pmc A diverse group of previously unrecognized human rhinoviruses are common causes of respiratory illnesses in infants
    Wai Ming Lee
    Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e966. 2007
    ..Defining the role of specific strains in various HRV illnesses has been difficult because traditional serology, which requires viral culture and neutralization tests using 101 serotype-specific antisera, is insensitive and laborious...
  34. doi request reprint Serodiagnosis of human bocavirus infection
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Infect Dis 46:540-6. 2008
    ..Moreover, nothing is known of HBoV immunity. We examined HBoV-specific systemic B cell responses and assessed their diagnostic use in young children with respiratory disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Respiratory viruses and acute asthma in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:216; author reply 217. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Human bocavirus and acute wheezing in children
    Tobias Allander
    Department of Microbiology Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Infect Dis 44:904-10. 2007
    ..It has been detected primarily in children with acute lower respiratory tract infection, but its occurrence, clinical profile, and role as a causative agent of respiratory tract disease are not clear...
  37. pmc Nasal swabs for detection of respiratory syncytial virus RNA
    Matti E Waris
    Arch Dis Child 92:1046-7. 2007
  38. doi request reprint Influenza virus and acute asthma in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    Pediatrics 121:1079-80; author reply 1080. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between CD4(+)CD25(high) T cells and atopy in children
    Tuomas Jartti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 4108, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:177-83. 2007
    ..There is evidence that CD4(+)CD25(high) T-regulatory cells are important for establishing tolerance to allergens, but information in children is limited...