T Kontiokari

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Randomised trial of cranberry-lingonberry juice and Lactobacillus GG drink for the prevention of urinary tract infections in women
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, FIN 90220, Finland
    BMJ 322:1571. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of the effect of xylitol on pneumococcal nasal colonisation in rats
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 178:313-7. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of acute otitis media
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:676-9. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Xylitol in preventing acute otitis media
    M Uhari
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, FIN 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Vaccine 19:S144-7. 2000
  5. doi request reprint Cardiac troponin-I as a screening tool for myocarditis in children hospitalized for viral infection
    M Renko
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 99:283-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Xylitol concentrations in the saliva of children after chewing xylitol gum or consuming a xylitol mixture
    T Tapiainen
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:53-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Middle ear effusion among children diagnosed and treated actively for acute otitis media
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Pediatr 157:731-4. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Pneumolysin polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia and empyema in children
    E Lahti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, P O Box 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:783-9. 2006
  9. pmc Effect of xylitol on growth of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the presence of fructose and sorbitol
    T Tapiainen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:166-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nasal swab culture, quantitative culture of nasal mucosal tissue and PCR in detecting Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in rats
    T Kontiokari
    The Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    APMIS 108:734-8. 2000

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Randomised trial of cranberry-lingonberry juice and Lactobacillus GG drink for the prevention of urinary tract infections in women
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, FIN 90220, Finland
    BMJ 322:1571. 2001
    ..To determine whether recurrences of urinary tract infection can be prevented with cranberry-lingonberry juice or with Lactobacillus GG drink. Design: Open, randomised controlled 12 month follow up trial...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of the effect of xylitol on pneumococcal nasal colonisation in rats
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 178:313-7. 1999
    ..Neither the mean colony-forming unit counts nor the PCR counts differed statistically significant between the xylitol and control groups. Thus, we found that xylitol had no significant effect on pneumococcal mucosal colonisation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of acute otitis media
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:676-9. 1998
    ..The symptoms related to acute otitis media, however, are considered nonspecific...
  4. ncbi request reprint Xylitol in preventing acute otitis media
    M Uhari
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, FIN 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Vaccine 19:S144-7. 2000
    ..Xylitol appears to be an attractive alternative to prevent acute otitis media. A more practical frequency of doses should be found before its use can be widely recommended...
  5. doi request reprint Cardiac troponin-I as a screening tool for myocarditis in children hospitalized for viral infection
    M Renko
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 99:283-5. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that screening all children who are hospitalized for an acute infection with troponin-I (TnI) would reveal myocarditis cases and performed a prospective screening study...
  6. ncbi request reprint Xylitol concentrations in the saliva of children after chewing xylitol gum or consuming a xylitol mixture
    T Tapiainen
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:53-5. 2002
    ..A schedule with the same single doses given less frequently could be clinically effective in preventing otitis media...
  7. ncbi request reprint Middle ear effusion among children diagnosed and treated actively for acute otitis media
    T Kontiokari
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Pediatr 157:731-4. 1998
    ..4%) had not been identified earlier. The point prevalence of acute otitis media was 3.2% and that of otitis media with effusion 3.9%...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pneumolysin polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia and empyema in children
    E Lahti
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, P O Box 52, 20521 Turku, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:783-9. 2006
    ..In the evaluation of blood samples, blood culture remains the superior method for the diagnosis of bacteremic pneumococcal disease...
  9. pmc Effect of xylitol on growth of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the presence of fructose and sorbitol
    T Tapiainen
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 45:166-9. 2001
    ..Thus, it seems that xylitol is the only commercially used sugar substitute proven to have an antimicrobial effect on pneumococci...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of nasal swab culture, quantitative culture of nasal mucosal tissue and PCR in detecting Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in rats
    T Kontiokari
    The Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland
    APMIS 108:734-8. 2000
    ..79, p<0.001). In conclusion, even a well-controlled swab sampling markedly underestimates pneumococcal carriage rate, and simultaneous use of quantitative culture and PCR increases the number of positive samples by about one third...