P Saikku

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Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Animal models for Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
    P Saikku
    National Public Health Institute, Department in Oulu, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 140:S17-9. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Interaction of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with other risk factors of atherosclerosis
    M Leinonen
    Laboratory of Respiratory Bacterial Infections, National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Am Heart J 138:S504-6. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Heat shock protein 60 autoimmunity and early lipid lesions in cholesterol-fed C57BL/6JBom mice during Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
    L Erkkilä
    Department of Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 310 Aapistie 1, FIN 90101 Oulu, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 177:321-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Host immune response to Chlamydia pneumoniae heat shock protein 60 is associated with asthma
    T Huittinen
    National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Respir J 17:1078-82. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with telithromycin in C57BL/6J mice
    L Törmäkangas
    National Public Health Institute, P O Box 310, FIN 90101 Oulu, Finland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 53:1101-4. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori infections in Sámi and Finnish reindeer herders
    A Laurila
    National Public Health Institute, Department in Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 56:70-5. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection on lipoprotein metabolism in NIH/S mice
    T Tiirola
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Molecular Medicine, Biomedicum, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 62:477-84. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and inflammation in adults with asthma
    T Sävykoski
    Department of Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Respiration 71:120-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis infection as a risk factor for invasive cervical cancer
    P Koskela
    Department in Oulu, National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Cancer 85:35-9. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Infections and atherosclerosis
    M Leinonen
    Department in Oulu, KTL, National Public Health Institute, Finland
    Scand Cardiovasc J 34:12-20. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Animal models for Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
    P Saikku
    National Public Health Institute, Department in Oulu, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 140:S17-9. 1998
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate the effect of the strain of chlamydia and dosage used, the importance of reinfection, the effect of diet and the effect of antibiotic treatment in these models...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interaction of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with other risk factors of atherosclerosis
    M Leinonen
    Laboratory of Respiratory Bacterial Infections, National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Am Heart J 138:S504-6. 1999
    ..C pneumoniae infection appears to be more common in smokers than in nonsmokers, suggesting that smoking predisposes to the development of chronic C pneumoniae infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Heat shock protein 60 autoimmunity and early lipid lesions in cholesterol-fed C57BL/6JBom mice during Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
    L Erkkilä
    Department of Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, P O Box 310 Aapistie 1, FIN 90101 Oulu, Finland
    Atherosclerosis 177:321-8. 2004
    ..pneumoniae infections. Further, infectious burden increased early lipid lesions in C57BL/6JBom mice fed a cholesterol-enriched diet...
  4. ncbi request reprint Host immune response to Chlamydia pneumoniae heat shock protein 60 is associated with asthma
    T Huittinen
    National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Respir J 17:1078-82. 2001
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  5. ncbi request reprint Treatment of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection with telithromycin in C57BL/6J mice
    L Törmäkangas
    National Public Health Institute, P O Box 310, FIN 90101 Oulu, Finland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 53:1101-4. 2004
    ..The efficacy of telithromycin, a new ketolide antibiotic, was investigated in the treatment of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in a mouse model...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori infections in Sámi and Finnish reindeer herders
    A Laurila
    National Public Health Institute, Department in Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 56:70-5. 1997
    ..The difference in cardiovascular mortality between the Sámi and Finns may be partly explained by the lower incidence of chlamydial infections in the Sámi...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of acute Chlamydia pneumoniae infection on lipoprotein metabolism in NIH/S mice
    T Tiirola
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Molecular Medicine, Biomedicum, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 62:477-84. 2002
    ..i. The data indicate that acute C. pneumoniae infection, although clinically almost asymptomatic, causes small, transient changes in serum total lipids and some key proteins involved in lipoprotein metabolism in mice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and inflammation in adults with asthma
    T Sävykoski
    Department of Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Respiration 71:120-5. 2004
    ..Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and immune response to the C. pneumoniae heat shock protein 60 (CpHsp60) have been suggested to be associated with asthma...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis infection as a risk factor for invasive cervical cancer
    P Koskela
    Department in Oulu, National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Cancer 85:35-9. 2000
    ..pneumoniae. Our prospective study provides sero-epidemiologic evidence that infection with C. trachomatis confers an increased risk for subsequent development of invasive squamous-cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix...
  10. ncbi request reprint Infections and atherosclerosis
    M Leinonen
    Department in Oulu, KTL, National Public Health Institute, Finland
    Scand Cardiovasc J 34:12-20. 2000
    ..The causal relationship has not yet been proven, but ongoing large intervention trials and research on pathogenetic mechanisms may lead to the use of antimicrobial agents in the treatment of CHD in the future...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Chlamydia pneumoniae antigens using human T cell clones
    S Halme
    National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Immunol 45:378-84. 1997
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  12. ncbi request reprint Enterovirus, mycoplasma and other infections as predictors for myocardial infarction
    A Reunanen
    Department of Health and Functional Capacity, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Intern Med 252:421-9. 2002
    ..To study antibodies against five infectious agents for their prediction of major coronary events in men with and without evidence of coronary heart disease at baseline...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae inhibits apoptosis in human epithelial and monocyte cell lines
    S Airenne
    National Public Health Institute, Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Immunol 55:390-8. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that inhibition of apoptosis may be one of the pathogenetic mechanisms by which C. pneumoniae infection can mediate the development of chronic diseases...