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Antimicrobial characterization of silver nanoparticle-coated surfaces by "touch test" method.

Nanotechnol Sci Appl 2017 14;10:137-145. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Turku.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/NSA.S139505DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5694196PMC
November 2017

Role of Nasopharyngeal Bacteria and Respiratory Viruses in Acute Symptoms of Young Children.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Oct;34(10):1056-62

From the *Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Turku University Hospital; †Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland; ‡Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center; §Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; and ¶Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000800DOI Listing
October 2015

Tackling antibiotic resistance: the environmental framework.

Nat Rev Microbiol 2015 05 30;13(5):310-7. Epub 2015 Mar 30.

Departamento de Biotecnologia Microbiana, Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones, Darwin 3, Cantoblanco, Madrid 28049, Spain.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/nrmicro3439
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro3439DOI Listing
May 2015

Toll-like receptor 5 in obesity: the role of gut microbiota and adipose tissue inflammation.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2015 Mar 22;23(3):581-90. Epub 2015 Jan 22.

Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland; Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/oby.20993
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/oby.20993DOI Listing
March 2015

Fermentable fibres condition colon microbiota and promote diabetogenesis in NOD mice.

Diabetologia 2014 Oct 17;57(10):2183-92. Epub 2014 Jul 17.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20520, Turku, Finland,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00125-014-3325-6DOI Listing
October 2014

[Update on Current Care Guideline: Sinusitis].

Duodecim 2013 ;129(21):2294-5

Suomalaisen Lääkäriseuran Duodecimin ja Suomen Otolaryngologiyhdistys ry:n asettama työryhmä.

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January 2014

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae --internal quality control as a quality tool on a national level.

APMIS 2013 Jun 20;121(6):561-8. Epub 2012 Nov 20.

Päijät-Häme Social and Health Care Group, Clinical Microbiology, Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apm.12021DOI Listing
June 2013

Reply to "disk diffusion method for erythromycin and ciprofloxacin susceptibility testing of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli".

J Clin Microbiol 2013 Jan;51(1):381

Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and Department of Medicine, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02575-12DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3536188PMC
January 2013

Association of repeated exposure to antibiotics with the development of pediatric Crohn's disease--a nationwide, register-based finnish case-control study.

Am J Epidemiol 2012 Apr 24;175(8):775-84. Epub 2012 Feb 24.

Children’s Hospital, University of Helsinki, Box 281, FIN-00029 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwr400DOI Listing
April 2012

Inaccuracy of the disk diffusion method compared with the agar dilution method for susceptibility testing of Campylobacter spp.

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Jan 9;50(1):52-6. Epub 2011 Nov 9.

Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Turku and Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01090-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3256729PMC
January 2012

Ribosomal mutations as the main cause of macrolide resistance in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2011 Dec 12;55(12):5939-41. Epub 2011 Sep 12.

Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20520 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00314-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3232809PMC
December 2011

A placebo-controlled trial of antimicrobial treatment for acute otitis media.

N Engl J Med 2011 Jan;364(2):116-26

Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1007174DOI Listing
January 2011

In vitro activity of azithromycin against nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2010 Aug 24;54(8):3498-501. Epub 2010 May 24.

Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01678-09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2916314PMC
August 2010

Symptoms or symptom-based scores cannot predict acute otitis media at otitis-prone age.

Pediatrics 2010 May 5;125(5):e1154-61. Epub 2010 Apr 5.

Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2009-2689DOI Listing
May 2010

Antimicrobial susceptibilities of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli strains: in vitro activities of 20 antimicrobial agents.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2010 Mar 28;54(3):1232-6. Epub 2009 Dec 28.

Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20520 Turku, Finland.

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http://aac.asm.org/cgi/doi/10.1128/AAC.00898-09
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00898-09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2825995PMC
March 2010

Hidden qnrB12 gene in a Finnish faecal microbiota isolate from 1994.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2009 Oct 19;64(4):861-2. Epub 2009 Aug 19.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkp304DOI Listing
October 2009

Temporal trends of antimicrobial resistance and clonality of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Finland, 2002 to 2006.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2009 May 9;53(5):2066-73. Epub 2009 Mar 9.

National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, PL 30, FI-00271 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://aac.asm.org/cgi/doi/10.1128/AAC.01464-08
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01464-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2681517PMC
May 2009

Prolonged impact of a one-week course of clindamycin on Enterococcus spp. in human normal microbiota.

Scand J Infect Dis 2009 ;41(3):215-9

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365540802651897DOI Listing
April 2009

Association between antimicrobial consumption and resistance in Escherichia coli.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2009 Mar 22;53(3):912-7. Epub 2008 Dec 22.

Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://aac.asm.org/cgi/doi/10.1128/AAC.00856-08
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00856-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2650536PMC
March 2009

Antibiotic use predicts an increased risk of cancer.

Int J Cancer 2008 Nov;123(9):2152-5

Department of Health and Functional Capacity, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.23622DOI Listing
November 2008

Connection between trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole use and resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008 Jul 28;52(7):2480-5. Epub 2008 Apr 28.

Päijät-Häme Social and Health Care Group, Clinical Microbiology, Keskussairaalankatu 7, SF-15850 Lahti, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01118-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2443875PMC
July 2008

Typing of SHV extended-spectrum beta-lactamases by pyrosequencing in Klebsiella pneumoniae strains with chromosomal SHV beta-lactamase.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008 Jul 5;52(7):2632-5. Epub 2008 May 5.

Laboratory of Human Microbial Ecology, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, FIN-20520 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01259-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2443882PMC
July 2008

Long-term antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli from human intestinal microbiota after administration of clindamycin.

Scand J Infect Dis 2007 ;39(6-7):514-20

Laboratory of Human Microbial Ecology, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365540701199790DOI Listing
November 2007

Recommended and prescribed symptomatic treatment for acute maxillary sinusitis in Finnish primary care.

Rhinology 2007 Sep;45(3):197-201

National Public Health Institute, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, Turku, Finland.

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September 2007

Identification of alpha-hemolytic streptococci by pyrosequencing the 16S rRNA gene and by use of VITEK 2.

J Clin Microbiol 2007 Mar 10;45(3):762-70. Epub 2007 Jan 10.

Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01342-06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1829103PMC
March 2007

Macrolide and azithromycin use are linked to increased macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2006 Nov 28;50(11):3646-50. Epub 2006 Aug 28.

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, FI-20520 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00234-06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1635217PMC
November 2006

Cost-effectiveness of implementing national guidelines in the treatment of acute otitis media in children.

Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2006 ;22(4):454-9

Social Insurance Institution and National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266462306051373DOI Listing
November 2006

Management of pain in acute otitis media in Finnish primary care.

Scand J Infect Dis 2006 ;38(4):265-7

Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00365540500434679DOI Listing
June 2006

The Antimicrobial Treatment Strategies (MIKSTRA) program: a 5-year follow-up of infection-specific antibiotic use in primary health care and the effect of implementation of treatment guidelines.

Clin Infect Dis 2006 May 30;42(9):1221-30. Epub 2006 Mar 30.

Finnish Office for Health Technology Assessment, National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/503036DOI Listing
May 2006

Reduction in fluoroquinolone susceptibility among non-typhoidal strains of Salmonella enterica isolated from Finnish patients.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2006 Mar 25;57(3):569-72. Epub 2006 Jan 25.

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20521 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkl002DOI Listing
March 2006

Relatedness of Escherichia coli strains with different susceptibility patterns isolated from beagle dogs during ampicillin treatment.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2006 Jan;27(1):46-50

Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute (KTL), Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2005.09.012DOI Listing
January 2006

In vitro activities of 11 fluoroquinolones against 226 Campylobacter jejuni strains isolated from Finnish patients, with special reference to ciprofloxacin resistance.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2005 Dec 13;56(6):1134-8. Epub 2005 Oct 13.

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20521 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dki380DOI Listing
December 2005

Mathematical model--tell us the future!

Authors:
Pentti Huovinen

J Antimicrob Chemother 2005 Aug 21;56(2):257-8; discussion 431. Epub 2005 Jun 21.

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, Department of Bacterial and Inflammatory Diseases, National Public Health Institute, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dki230DOI Listing
August 2005

Comparison between cultured small-intestinal and fecal microbiotas in beagle dogs.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2005 Aug;71(8):4169-75

Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, National Public Health Institute (KTL), Mannerheimintie 166, FIN-00300 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.71.8.4169-4175.2005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1183360PMC
August 2005

Acute sinusitis: Finnish clinical practice guidelines.

Scand J Infect Dis 2005 ;37(4):245-50

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.

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June 2005

Detection and quantification of macrolide resistance mutations at positions 2058 and 2059 of the 23S rRNA gene by pyrosequencing.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2005 Jan;49(1):457-60

Human Microbial Ecology Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, FI-20520 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.49.1.457-460.2005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC538907PMC
January 2005

Inhibition of ampicillin-induced emergence of resistance in intestinal coliforms by targeted recombinant beta-lactamase.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2004 Dec;24(6):555-61

Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, National Public Health Institute (KTL), Mannerheimintie 166, FIN-00300 Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2004.07.008DOI Listing
December 2004

[A casual link between shaking hands and risk of infection].

Duodecim 2004 ;120(3):305-10

Mikrobiekologian ja tulehdustautien osasto PL 57, 20521 Turku.

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October 2004

Effect of macrolide consumption on erythromycin resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes in Finland in 1997-2001.

Clin Infect Dis 2004 May 14;38(9):1251-6. Epub 2004 Apr 14.

National Public Health Institute, Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, Turku, Finland.

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https://academic.oup.com/cid/article-lookup/doi/10.1086/3833
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/383309DOI Listing
May 2004

Mutation at the position 2058 of the 23S rRNA as a cause of macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes.

Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 2004 May 6;3. Epub 2004 May 6.

Department of Human Microbial Ecology and Inflammation, National Public Health Institute, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20520 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-0711-3-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC420483PMC
May 2004

Disc diffusion susceptibility testing of Haemophilus influenzae by NCCLS methodology using low-strength ampicillin and co-amoxiclav discs.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2004 Apr 18;53(4):660-3. Epub 2004 Feb 18.

Päijät-Häme Central Hospital, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Keskussairaalankatu 7, FIN-15850 Lahti.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkh134DOI Listing
April 2004

Multidrug resistance in Campylobacter jejuni strains collected from Finnish patients during 1995-2000.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2003 Dec 12;52(6):1035-9. Epub 2003 Nov 12.

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkg489DOI Listing
December 2003

Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and macrolide resistance genes of viridans group streptococci from normal flora.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2003 Oct 12;52(4):636-44. Epub 2003 Sep 12.

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, PO Box 57, 20521 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkg423DOI Listing
October 2003

Antimicrobial resistance of invasive pneumococci in Finland in 1999-2000.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2003 Jun;47(6):1832-5

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC155848PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aac.47.6.1832-1835.2003DOI Listing
June 2003

[Bacteriophage therapy].

Authors:
Pentti Huovinen

Duodecim 2003 ;119(7):581-3

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June 2003

Diagnostic tools in respiratory tract infections: use and comparison with Finnish guidelines.

Scand J Infect Dis 2002 ;34(11):827-30

Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland.

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April 2003

Mercury in saliva and the risk of exceeding limits for sewage in relation to exposure to amalgam fillings.

Arch Environ Health 2002 Jul-Aug;57(4):366-70

National Public Health Institute, Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00039890209601423DOI Listing
January 2003

[Is penicillin becoming old-fashioned?].

Duodecim 2002 ;118(4):325-7

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October 2002

Rapid increase in macrolide resistance among penicillin non-susceptible pneumococci in Finland, 1996-2000.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2002 May;49(5):785-92

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Kiinamyllynkatu 13, 20520 Turku, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkf033DOI Listing
May 2002

Macrolide-resistant group a streptococcus--now in the United States.

Authors:
Pentti Huovinen

N Engl J Med 2002 Apr;346(16):1243-5

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJM200204183461613DOI Listing
April 2002

Ribosomal mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae clinical isolates.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2002 Mar;46(3):654-8

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC127486PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aac.46.3.654-658.2002DOI Listing
March 2002

Antibiotic usage and the incidence of resistance.

Authors:
Pentti Huovinen

Clin Microbiol Infect 1999 Aug;5 Suppl 4:S12-S16

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Turku, Finland.

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August 1999

Resistance to second- and third-generation cephalosporins among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species is rare in Finland.

Clin Microbiol Infect 1997 Aug;3(4):408-413

Antimicrobial Research Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Turku.

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August 1997