J Mustonen

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Affiliation: University of Tampere
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical course and treatment of IgA nephropathy
    J Mustonen
    Department of Medicine, Tampere University Hospital and Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    J Nephrol 14:440-6. 2001
  2. doi request reprint The pathogenesis of nephropathia epidemica: new knowledge and unanswered questions
    Jukka Mustonen
    School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Antiviral Res 100:589-604. 2013
  3. pmc The severity of Puumala hantavirus induced nephropathia epidemica can be better evaluated using plasma interleukin-6 than C-reactive protein determinations
    Tuula K Outinen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, POBox 2000, Tampere, FI 33521, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 10:132. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Uric acid correlates with the severity of histopathological parameters in IgA nephropathy
    Juhani Myllymäki
    Medical School, University of Tampere, FIN 33014, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:89-95. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Ischemic kidney disease]
    Jukka Mustonen
    Tampereen yliopisto, lääketieteen laitos, Tempereen yliopisto ja TAYS n sisätautiklinikka
    Duodecim 122:208-14. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis caused by Puumala hantavirus infection
    J Mustonen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Nephron 89:402-7. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Hormonal deficiencies during and after Puumala hantavirus infection
    S Makela
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, P O Box 2000, 33521, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:705-13. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Renal findings and glomerular pathology in diabetic subjects
    O Wirta
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Nephron 84:236-42. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Death rates and causes of death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based study
    S Sihvonen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, FIN 33521, Finland
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:221-7. 2004
  10. doi request reprint High pentraxin-3 plasma levels associate with thrombocytopenia in acute Puumala hantavirus-induced nephropathia epidemica
    T K Outinen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, P O Box 2000, 33521, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:957-63. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical course and treatment of IgA nephropathy
    J Mustonen
    Department of Medicine, Tampere University Hospital and Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    J Nephrol 14:440-6. 2001
    ..The target blood pressure is 130/80 mmHg or less and the goal should also be to reduce proteinuria. Several large-scale trials are currently testing corticosteroids and other drugs in the treatment of IgAN...
  2. doi request reprint The pathogenesis of nephropathia epidemica: new knowledge and unanswered questions
    Jukka Mustonen
    School of Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Antiviral Res 100:589-604. 2013
    ..Finally therapeutic aspects and directions for further research will be handled. ..
  3. pmc The severity of Puumala hantavirus induced nephropathia epidemica can be better evaluated using plasma interleukin-6 than C-reactive protein determinations
    Tuula K Outinen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, POBox 2000, Tampere, FI 33521, Finland
    BMC Infect Dis 10:132. 2010
    ..The clinical course of the disease varies greatly in severity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin (IL)-6 levels associate with the severity of NE...
  4. ncbi request reprint Uric acid correlates with the severity of histopathological parameters in IgA nephropathy
    Juhani Myllymäki
    Medical School, University of Tampere, FIN 33014, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:89-95. 2005
    ..Many clinical and histopathological risk factors for progression have been found previously. Recently, metabolic risk factors, such as hyperuricaemia and hypertriglyceridaemia, also have been associated with the progression of IgAN...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Ischemic kidney disease]
    Jukka Mustonen
    Tampereen yliopisto, lääketieteen laitos, Tempereen yliopisto ja TAYS n sisätautiklinikka
    Duodecim 122:208-14. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis caused by Puumala hantavirus infection
    J Mustonen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Nephron 89:402-7. 2001
    ..In conclusion, Puumala hantavirus has to be added to the list of potential agents associated with type I MCGN. Further studies are necessary to establish the incidence of MCGN caused by various hantavirus infections...
  7. doi request reprint Hormonal deficiencies during and after Puumala hantavirus infection
    S Makela
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, P O Box 2000, 33521, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:705-13. 2010
    ..Hormonal defects are common during acute NE and, surprisingly, many patients develop chronic hormonal deficiencies after NE. The occurrence of long-term hormonal defects cannot be predicted by the severity of acute NE...
  8. ncbi request reprint Renal findings and glomerular pathology in diabetic subjects
    O Wirta
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Nephron 84:236-42. 2000
    ..To describe the relationship between proteinuria, hematuria, and renal insufficiency, on one hand, and glomerular pathology, on the other hand, in a consecutive biopsy series of diabetic patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Death rates and causes of death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based study
    S Sihvonen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, FIN 33521, Finland
    Scand J Rheumatol 33:221-7. 2004
    ..To assess the mortality and causes of death in a cross-sectional population-based study of 1042 patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  10. doi request reprint High pentraxin-3 plasma levels associate with thrombocytopenia in acute Puumala hantavirus-induced nephropathia epidemica
    T K Outinen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, P O Box 2000, 33521, Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:957-63. 2012
    ..They also had longer hospital stays (8 vs. 5 days, p = 0.015) compared to patients with low PTX3 level. High plasma PTX3 levels are associated with thrombocytopenia and the overall severity of NE...
  11. ncbi request reprint High peritoneal permeability predisposes to hepatic steatosis in diabetic continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients receiving intraperitoneal insulin
    P I Nevalainen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, and Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Perit Dial Int 20:637-42. 2000
    ..To evaluate hepatic fat accumulation in diabetic patients taking intraperitoneal or subcutaneous insulin treatment during continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint QRS amplitude and volume changes during hemodialysis
    S Ojanen
    Department of Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Nephrol 19:423-7. 1999
    ..New noninvasive technologies make possible a comparison of QRS complex changes synchronously with myocardial ischemia and extracellular water (ECW)/blood volume (BV) changes during hemodialysis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Renal function and blood pressure five years after puumala virus-induced nephropathy
    S Makela
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere University Hospital, and Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Kidney Int 58:1711-8. 2000
    ..Its long-term prognosis is considered favorable. Some reports suggest, however, that a previous hantavirus infection increases the risk of hypertension...
  14. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and prognosis of IgA nephropathy
    J Syrjanen
    Department of Medicine, Laboratory of Atherosclerosis Genetics, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Nephron 86:115-21. 2000
    ..We, therefore, investigated the contribution of ACE gene I/D polymorphism in the prognosis of IgAN and its association with the other risk factors affecting the prognosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of clinical renal disease and incidence of new renal findings in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: follow-up of a population-based study
    K Karstila
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, P O Box 2000, 33521, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Rheumatol 26:2089-95. 2007
    ..Proteinuria alone or combined with hematuria or CRF was related to evidently poorer prognosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Value of ultrasonography in acute renal failure: analysis of qualitative features in patients with nephropathia epidemica
    A Paakkala
    Department of Radiology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 45:785-90. 2004
    ..To assess the value of renal ultrasonography (US) and the frequency of qualitative pathology in patients with nephropathia epidemica (NE) and to determine whether these features are related to the clinical course of NE...
  17. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance renography findings and their clinical associations in nephropathia epidemica
    A Paakkala
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 47:213-21. 2006
    ..To evaluate, with magnetic resonance renography (MRR), the dynamics of renal function in patients with nephropathia epidemica (NE) and to correlate the findings with the clinical course of NE...
  18. doi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate and parathyroid hormone are associated with 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in men without chronic kidney disease
    P Karhapaa
    Department of Medicine Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 271:573-80. 2012
    ..We examined the associations between the levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-D) and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D (1,25-D) and both eGFR and PTH...
  19. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the cytokine genes in hospitalized patients with Puumala hantavirus infection
    S Makela
    Medical School, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:1368-73. 2001
    ..The clinical course of NE varies from asymptomatic to fatal. The aim of this study was to establish whether polymorphisms in the cytokine genes are associated with susceptibility to and outcome of NE...
  20. ncbi request reprint Radiological findings and their clinical correlations in nephropathia epidemica
    A Paakkala
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Department of Radiology and Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 48:345-50. 2007
    ..In this review article, special attention is paid to radiological lung and renal involvement to investigate the occurrence and type of manifestations during the acute phase of infection and recovery...
  21. doi request reprint Alcohol consumption and kidney function in IgA glomerulonephritis
    Kati Kaartinen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Nephron Clin Pract 112:c86-93. 2009
    ..Some population studies indicate that moderate alcohol consumption might protect kidney function, but the relationship between alcohol intake and IgAGN has not previously been examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigens B8-DRB1*03 in pediatric patients with nephropathia epidemica caused by Puumala hantavirus
    Jukka Mustonen
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:959-61. 2004
    ..There were, however, no significant differences in the clinical picture between patients with and without HLA B8-DRB1*03...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Rodent dissemination of diseases in Finland]
    Jaana Syrjanen
    TAYS n sisätautien klinikka, Tampere
    Duodecim 121:295-302. 2005
  24. doi request reprint Ageing and cardiovascular responses to head-up tilt in healthy subjects
    Anna Tahvanainen
    Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 207:445-51. 2009
    ..As the background of these changes remains uncertain, we examined arterial stiffness, cardiac function and vascular resistance in healthy subjects in supine position and during orthostatic challenge...
  25. doi request reprint Analysis of cardiovascular responses to passive head-up tilt using continuous pulse wave analysis and impedance cardiography
    Anna Tahvanainen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 69:128-37. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint Urinary excretion of interleukin-6 correlates with proteinuria in acute Puumala hantavirus-induced nephritis
    Satu Makela
    Medical School, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:809-16. 2004
    ..Cytokines are thought to have an important role in the pathogenesis of NE. The aim of this study is to evaluate whether cytokines contribute to renal involvement in NE...
  27. ncbi request reprint IgM nephropathy: clinical picture and long-term prognosis
    Juhani Myllymäki
    Medical School, University of Tampere and Departments of Medicine and Pathology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:343-50. 2003
    ..Immunoglobulin M (IgM) nephropathy is an idiopathic glomerulonephritis with mesangial hypercellularity and diffuse IgM deposits...
  28. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen-B8-DR3 is a more important risk factor for severe Puumala hantavirus infection than the tumor necrosis factor-alpha(-308) G/A polymorphism
    Satu Makela
    Medical School, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Infect Dis 186:843-6. 2002
    ..It is concluded that the HLA-B8-DR3 haplotype is an important contributor to the course of NE. The data indicate that the TNF-2 allele is not an independent risk factor for severe NE but a passive component in the extended haplotype...
  29. doi request reprint More than half of the patients with acute Puumala hantavirus infection have abnormal cardiac findings
    Satu Makela
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:57-62. 2009
    ..During the follow-up, all acute-phase changes in ECG and ECHO reverted to normal, which probably reflects their benign nature. We conclude that abnormal cardiac findings are surprisingly common during NE...
  30. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of the cytokine genes and IgA nephropathy
    Jaana Syrjanen
    Medical School, University Hospital, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Kidney Int 61:1079-85. 2002
    ..Cytokine gene polymorphisms regulate cytokine production and play a role in immune and inflammatory responses; these immunological responses thus are possibly involved in the etiology and pathogenesis of IgAN...
  31. ncbi request reprint Increased glomerular permeability in patients with nephropathia epidemica caused by Puumala hantavirus
    Ilpo Ala-Houhala
    Medical School, University Hospital, University of Tampere, FIN 33014 Tampere, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:246-52. 2002
    ..Nephropathia epidemica (NE) is the Scandinavian type of haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome. Usually heavy transient proteinuria is present at the onset of the disease...
  32. pmc Non-invasive measurement of the haemodynamic effects of inhaled salbutamol, intravenous L-arginine and sublingual nitroglycerin
    Anna Tahvanainen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tampere, Tampere, Sweden
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 68:23-33. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of salbutamol and L-arginine, two compounds acting largely on the endothelium, and the endothelium-independent agent nitroglycerin on blood pressure, arterial compliance, cardiac function and vascular resistance...
  33. ncbi request reprint Isolated ultrafiltration affects dynamic vectorcardiographic ischemia monitoring parameters
    S Ojanen
    Department of Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Clin Nephrol 57:359-64. 2002
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  34. ncbi request reprint Small bowel T cells, HLA class II antigen DR, and GroEL stress protein in IgA nephropathy
    I Rantala
    Pathology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Kidney Int 55:2274-80. 1999
    ..To further clarify this involvement, we investigated whether or not IgAN patients have small bowel mucosal findings suggestive of inflammation and stress...
  35. ncbi request reprint Renal MRI findings and their clinical associations in nephropathia epidemica: analysis of quantitative findings
    A Paakkala
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur Radiol 15:968-74. 2005
    ..Based on this study and our previous ultrasound (US) findings, we prefer US as the primary examination mode in NE patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Renal disease as a predictor of increased mortality among patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    S Sihvonen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Nephron Clin Pract 96:c107-14. 2004
    ..The mortality was evaluated in 1999 from data of the Statistical Office of Finland. Statistical analysis was performed by Cox regression analysis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Renal ultrasound findings and their clinical associations in nephropathia epidemica. Analysis of quantitative parameters
    A Paakkala
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 43:320-5. 2002
    ..To evaluate renal US findings in patients with nephropathia epidemica (NE) and to determine whether changes in these findings are related to the clinical course of NE...
  38. ncbi request reprint Incidence of biopsy-proven glomerulonephritis
    Ole Wirta
    Department of Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:193-200. 2008
    ..Reported glomerulonephritis incidence should be evaluated against the biopsy rate...
  39. ncbi request reprint Vascular diseases and their risk factors in IgA nephropathy
    Juhani Myllymäki
    Medical School, University of Tampere, FIN 33014, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1876-82. 2006
    ..Since vascular diseases (VDs), in addition to renal insufficiency, affect the overall survival of IgAN patients, we studied the occurrence of and risk factors underlying VDs in IgAN...
  40. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and the progression of IgA glomerulonephritis
    Kati Kaartinen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:778-83. 2007
    ..Hypertension, proteinuria and renal insufficiency are risk factors associated with poor prognosis. The role of insulin resistance is unclear in IgAGN...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serum ionized versus total magnesium in patients with intestinal or liver disease
    H Saha
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
    Clin Chem Lab Med 36:715-8. 1998
    ..Measurement of serum ionized magnesium instead of total magnesium may therefore be of advantage in evaluating patients with hypoalbuminemia and when hypomagnesemia is expected...
  42. ncbi request reprint Hepatic subcapsular steatosis in diabetic CAPD patients treated with intraperitoneal insulin. Description of a typical pattern
    T Kallio
    Medical School, University of Tampere, and Department of Radiology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Acta Radiol 42:323-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Hepatic subcapsular steatosis is specific to CAPD patients on i.p. insulin treatment. To our knowledge this is the first report to describe imaging findings in this particular form of hepatic fatty change...
  43. ncbi request reprint Mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with low-dose oral glucocorticoids. A population-based cohort study
    Susanna Sihvonen
    Department of Internal Medicine and Research Unit, Tampere University Hospital, Medical School, and School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    J Rheumatol 33:1740-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate mortality and causes of death in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with low-dose oral glucocorticoids...
  44. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of rheumatoid factor isotypes, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies for mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Susanna Sihvonen
    Department of Internal Medicine and Centre for Laboratory Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, University of Tampere Medical School, Tampere, Finland
    J Rheumatol 32:2089-94. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Renal safety of initial combination versus single DMARD therapy in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis: an 11-year experience from the FIN-RACo Trial
    K L Karstila
    Tampere University Hospital, and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:73-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the renal safety of traditional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in early rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  46. doi request reprint Reactive arthritis in a population exposed to an extensive waterborne gastroenteritis outbreak after sewage contamination in Pirkanmaa, Finland
    T Uotila
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Rheumatol 40:358-62. 2011
    ..To assess the occurrence, clinical picture, and triggering infections of reactive arthritis (ReA) associated with a large waterborne gastroenteritis outbreak...
  47. doi request reprint Diverse associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-dihydroxy-vitamin D with dyslipidaemias
    P Karhapaa
    Department of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Intern Med 268:604-10. 2010
    ..Therefore, we studied the associations between both 25-D and 1,25-D and total cholesterol (total-C), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and triglycerides in a population-based study...
  48. ncbi request reprint IgA immune responses against acetaldehyde adducts and biomarkers of alcohol consumption in patients with IgA glomerulonephritis
    Kati Kaartinen
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Research Unit, Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1231-7. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Enhanced thrombin formation and fibrinolysis during acute Puumala hantavirus infection
    Outi Laine
    Department of Internal Medicine, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Thromb Res 126:154-8. 2010
    ..Nephropathia epidemica (NE) is a viral hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome associated with thrombocytopenia and mild bleeding. We assessed activation of coagulation and fibrinolysis during the acute phase of NE...
  50. ncbi request reprint High serum C3 predicts poor outcome in IgM nephropathy
    Juhani Myllymäki
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Nephron Clin Pract 102:c122-7. 2006
    ..Here we brought out data supplementary to our previous findings by reporting associations of immunological parameters with the outcome of IgMN...
  51. ncbi request reprint Increased wall tension in response to vasoconstrictors in isolated mesenteric arterial rings from patients with high blood pressure
    Anna Tahvanainen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tampere, 33014 University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 99:440-9. 2006
    ..Since the mesenteric circulation is an important regulator of peripheral arterial resistance, possible functional alterations in this vascular bed should be further investigated in hypertensive patients...
  52. doi request reprint Hyperuricemia, oxidative stress, and carotid artery tone in experimental renal insufficiency
    Venla Kurra
    Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Hypertens 22:964-70. 2009
    ..We investigated the effects of oxonic acid-induced hyperuricemia on carotid artery tone in experimental renal insufficiency...
  53. ncbi request reprint Small bowel cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) expression in patients with IgA nephropathy
    Teemu Honkanen
    Department of Pathology, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Kidney Int 67:2187-95. 2005
    ..An intestinal inflammation has also been described. We hypothesized that the intestinal inflammation should manifest itself as an increase in inflammatory cells and mucosal cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) expression...
  54. ncbi request reprint [IGM nephropathy]
    Juhani Myllymäki
    Tampereen yliopiston lääketieteen laitos
    Duodecim 120:1563-8. 2004
  55. pmc Long-lived memory T lymphocyte responses after hantavirus infection
    Heather L Van Epps
    Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Exp Med 196:579-88. 2002
    ..The frequencies of PUUV-specific CTL were comparable to or exceeded those found in other viral systems including influenza, EBV and HIV, in which CTL responses may be boosted by periodic reinfection or virus persistence...
  56. ncbi request reprint Association of chest radiography findings with host-related genetic factors in patients with nephropathia epidemica
    Antti Paakkala
    Departments of Radiology, Tampere University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:254-8. 2008
    ..Pleural effusion is a sign of increased capillary permeability, an important feature in NE. Host genetic factors may contribute to increased capillary permeability observed in NE patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Celiac disease and HLA DQ in patients with IgA nephropathy
    Pekka Collin
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2572-6. 2002
    ..In this study, we sought to establish how common celiac disease is in patients with IgA nephropathy, and whether the possible association can be explained by similar HLA DQ status...
  58. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and the progression of IgA glomerulonephritis
    Kati Kaartinen
    Kati Kaartinen, Kapteeninkatu 8 10 E 26, FIN 00140 Helsinki, Finland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1285-90. 2008
    ..Although markers of inflammation such as serum or urinary interleukin-6 (IL-6) and serum albumin have predicted progression in some studies, sensitive CRP (hs-CRP) has not been directly linked to the progression of IgAGN...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Nephropathia epidemica]
    Jukka Mustonen
    Duodecim 121:1733-4. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Human CD8+ T cell memory generation in Puumala hantavirus infection occurs after the acute phase and is associated with boosting of EBV-specific CD8+ memory T cells
    Tamara Tuuminen
    Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Immunol 179:1988-95. 2007
    ..They also suggest that the boosting of unrelated memory T cells may be a common occurrence in human viral infections, which may have significant implications for the homeostasis of the memory T cell compartment...
  61. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome 19 years after childhood IgA nephritis: a retrospective cohort study
    Jaana Ronkainen
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence, Oulu University Hospital, P O Box 23, 90029, Oulu, Finland
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:1266-73. 2006
    ..Long-term follow-up during adulthood is needed even after mild childhood IgA nephritis, especially in women during and after pregnancy...
  62. ncbi request reprint Hantavirus infections in Europe
    Olli Vapalahti
    Division of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki and HUCH Laboratory Diagnostics, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:653-61. 2003
    ..Typing of a specific hantavirus infection requires neutralisation antibody assays or reverse transcriptase PCR and sequencing...
  63. ncbi request reprint Generation of recombinant vaccinia viruses expressing Puumala virus proteins and use in isolating cytotoxic T cells specific for Puumala virus
    Masanori Terajima
    Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Virus Res 84:67-77. 2002
    ..An HLA-A24-restricted CTL line recognizing the G2 protein was isolated and its 9-mer epitope was determined...