Kalle Kantola

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Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Real-time quantitative PCR detection of four human bocaviruses
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4044-50. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA in tumor-free tonsillar tissues and upper respiratory tract samples: implications for respiratory transmission and latency
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, P O Box 21, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Virol 45:292-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of human bocaviruses 1-4
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Infect Dis 204:1403-12. 2011
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Expression of all six human Torque teno virus (TTV) proteins in bacteria and in insect cells, and analysis of their IgG responses
    Laura Kakkola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute and Helsinki University Central Hospital Laboratory, Haartmaninkatu 3, P O Box 21, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Virology 382:182-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Expression and serological characterization of polyomavirus WUPyV and KIPyV structural proteins
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Viral Immunol 23:385-93. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Occurrence of human bocaviruses and parvovirus 4 in solid tissues
    Päivi Norja
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Med Virol 84:1267-73. 2012
  8. pmc Newly discovered KI, WU, and Merkel cell polyomaviruses: no evidence of mother-to-fetus transmission
    Mohammadreza Sadeghi
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Virol J 7:251. 2010
  9. pmc Possible involvement of human bocavirus 1 in the death of a middle-aged immunosuppressed patient
    Mohammadreza Sadeghi
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3461-3. 2013
  10. pmc Biological and immunological relations among human parvovirus B19 genotypes 1 to 3
    Anna Ekman
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Virol 81:6927-35. 2007

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Publications10

  1. pmc Real-time quantitative PCR detection of four human bocaviruses
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:4044-50. 2010
    ..Our results support earlier findings that HBoV2 is a relatively common pathogen in the stools of diarrheic young children, yet does not often occur in the stools of adults...
  2. doi request reprint Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA in tumor-free tonsillar tissues and upper respiratory tract samples: implications for respiratory transmission and latency
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, P O Box 21, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Virol 45:292-5. 2009
    ..Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) was discovered recently. It is considered a potential causative agent of Merkel cell carcinoma, a life-threatening skin cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Seroepidemiology of human bocaviruses 1-4
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Infect Dis 204:1403-12. 2011
    ..HBoV2-4 occur mainly in the gastrointestinal tract but rarely in the respiratory tract, contrary to human bocavirus 1 (HBoV1)...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Expression of all six human Torque teno virus (TTV) proteins in bacteria and in insect cells, and analysis of their IgG responses
    Laura Kakkola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute and Helsinki University Central Hospital Laboratory, Haartmaninkatu 3, P O Box 21, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Virology 382:182-9. 2008
    ..The genotype-6 sequences remained unaltered for years, suggesting that some mechanisms other than amino acid substitutions play a role in TTV immune evasion...
  6. doi request reprint Expression and serological characterization of polyomavirus WUPyV and KIPyV structural proteins
    Kalle Kantola
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Viral Immunol 23:385-93. 2010
    ..The high and rapidly increasing IgG prevalence rates observed in this study for WUPyV and KIPyV support the notion that these novel polyomaviruses are widespread and are acquired early in childhood...
  7. doi request reprint Occurrence of human bocaviruses and parvovirus 4 in solid tissues
    Päivi Norja
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Med Virol 84:1267-73. 2012
    ..The results obtained by the PARV4 assays are in line with previous results on PARV4 epidemiology...
  8. pmc Newly discovered KI, WU, and Merkel cell polyomaviruses: no evidence of mother-to-fetus transmission
    Mohammadreza Sadeghi
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Virol J 7:251. 2010
    ..We also measured the MCPyV IgG antibodies in the corresponding maternal sera (N = 462) mostly from the first trimester...
  9. pmc Possible involvement of human bocavirus 1 in the death of a middle-aged immunosuppressed patient
    Mohammadreza Sadeghi
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3461-3. 2013
    ..We describe the clinical progression of the case and discuss the potential role of HBoV1 in the outcome. ..
  10. pmc Biological and immunological relations among human parvovirus B19 genotypes 1 to 3
    Anna Ekman
    Department of Virology, Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Virol 81:6927-35. 2007
    ..Cross-reactivity of 100% was observed, indicating that the two B19 genotypes comprise a single serotype...