Arto A Palmu

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and Clinically Suspected Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
    Arto A Palmu
    Department of Health Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatrics 136:e22-7. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Vaccine effectiveness of the pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV10) against clinically suspected invasive pneumococcal disease: a cluster-randomised trial
    A A Palmu
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, FinnMedi I, Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 2:717-27. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Effect of pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV10) on outpatient antimicrobial purchases: a double-blind, cluster randomised phase 3-4 trial
    Arto A Palmu
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:205-12. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the ten-valent pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV10) against invasive pneumococcal disease: a cluster randomised trial
    Arto A Palmu
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland
    Lancet 381:214-22. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and pneumococcal urine antigen test in healthy elderly subjects
    Arto A Palmu
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:433-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against PCR-positive acute otitis media
    Arto A Palmu
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    Vaccine 27:1490-1. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Presence of capsular locus genes in immunochemically identified encapsulated and unencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae sputum isolates obtained from elderly patients with acute lower respiratory tract infection
    Paula Kurola
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Oulu, Finland
    J Med Microbiol 59:1140-5. 2010
  8. pmc Impact of ten-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive pneumococcal disease in Finnish children--a population-based study
    Jukka Jokinen
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120290. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Long-term effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on tympanostomy tube placements
    Ilona Sarasoja
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:517-20. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Incidence and etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly in a prospective population-based study
    Arto A Palmu
    From the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 46:250-9. 2014

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and Clinically Suspected Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
    Arto A Palmu
    Department of Health Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatrics 136:e22-7. 2015
    ..We evaluated the impact of PCV10 on clinically suspected IPD among vaccine-eligible children in a population-based nationwide study...
  2. doi request reprint Vaccine effectiveness of the pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV10) against clinically suspected invasive pneumococcal disease: a cluster-randomised trial
    A A Palmu
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, FinnMedi I, Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Lancet Respir Med 2:717-27. 2014
    ..Here, we assessed vaccine effectiveness of PHiD-CV10 against clinically suspected invasive pneumococcal disease in children by use of diagnoses coded in hospital discharge registers...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV10) on outpatient antimicrobial purchases: a double-blind, cluster randomised phase 3-4 trial
    Arto A Palmu
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:205-12. 2014
    ..We assessed the effect of the ten-valent pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV10; GlaxoSmithKline) on antimicrobial purchases...
  4. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the ten-valent pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine (PHiD-CV10) against invasive pneumococcal disease: a cluster randomised trial
    Arto A Palmu
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland
    Lancet 381:214-22. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and pneumococcal urine antigen test in healthy elderly subjects
    Arto A Palmu
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 44:433-8. 2012
    ..Lower carriage rates have been reported in adults and only sparse data are available for the elderly. We sampled healthy elderly subjects for nasopharyngeal carriage to assess the prevalence of pneumococcal carriage using various assays...
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against PCR-positive acute otitis media
    Arto A Palmu
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland Tampere School of Public Health, Tampere, Finland
    Vaccine 27:1490-1. 2009
    ..The data do not support effect of PncCRM on AOM in which only Ply-PCR suggests pneumococcal etiology...
  7. doi request reprint Presence of capsular locus genes in immunochemically identified encapsulated and unencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae sputum isolates obtained from elderly patients with acute lower respiratory tract infection
    Paula Kurola
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Oulu, Finland
    J Med Microbiol 59:1140-5. 2010
    ..002). The cpsB PCR developed here was found to be a rapid and reliable method to detect the pneumococcal capsule locus and may have potential in sputum diagnostics when investigating the pneumococcal aetiology of CAP...
  8. pmc Impact of ten-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive pneumococcal disease in Finnish children--a population-based study
    Jukka Jokinen
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120290. 2015
    ..We evaluated the direct and indirect effects of PCV10 on invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) among children ≤5 years of age during the first three years after NVP introduction...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on tympanostomy tube placements
    Ilona Sarasoja
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Tampere, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:517-20. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines PncCRM and PncOMPC from 2 up to 13 years of age...
  10. doi request reprint Incidence and etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly in a prospective population-based study
    Arto A Palmu
    From the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Infect Dis 46:250-9. 2014
    ..Specific objectives were to demonstrate setting feasibility, to construct a case definition for Pnc CAP, and to estimate its incidence...
  11. doi request reprint Acute otitis media replacement and recurrence in the Finnish otitis media vaccine trial
    Jukka Jokinen
    Department of Vaccination and Immune Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Clin Infect Dis 55:1673-6. 2012
    ..We found evidence of replacement disease occurring early during the trial follow-up and little vaccine impact on recurrent overall AOM episodes...
  12. doi request reprint Efficacy of the 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Against Acute Otitis Media Caused by Serotype 6C Pneumococcus
    Arto A Palmu
    From the Department of Health Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 34:796-7. 2015
    ..Seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine offered excellent cross-protection against 6A AOM, but our data do not support cross-protection against 6C AOM. ..
  13. doi request reprint Health benefit for the child and promotion of the common good were the two most important reasons for participation in the FinIP vaccine trial
    Heta Nieminen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Health Protection, Finnmedi 1, Biokatu 6, FI 33520 Tampere, Finland Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:3695-702. 2015
    ..Together with the parallel carriage/AOM trial, over 47,000 children were enrolled, 52% of the initial target. We conducted a questionnaire study to find out which factors affected parents' decision on their child's study participation...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of the BinaxNOW® Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen test on fresh, frozen and concentrated urine samples in elderly patients with and without community-acquired pneumonia
    Annika Saukkoriipi
    Department of Health Protection, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Oulu, Finland Electronic address
    J Microbiol Methods 121:24-6. 2016
    ..After freezing and concentration, the results comparable to positive control line in intensity at 60min gave high sensitivity (81%) with no loss in specificity (96%). ..