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Sihvonen L, Jalkanen K, Huovinen E, Toivanen S, Corander J, Kuusi M, Skurnik M, Siitonen A, Haukka K (2012) Clinical isolates of Yersinia enterocolitica Biotype 1A represent two phylogenetic lineages with differing pathogenicity-related properties. BMC Microbiol. 12: 208.

Bonkoungou IJO, Lienemann T, Martikainen O, Dembele R, Sanou I, Traore A, Siitonen A, Barro N, Haukka K (2012) Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli detected by 16-plex PCR in children with and without diarrhoea in Burkina Faso. Clin. Microbiol. Inf. 18:901-906.

Kagambèga A, Barro N, Traore A, Siitonen A, Haukka K (2012) Characterization of Salmonella enterica and detection of the virulence genes specific to diarrheagenic Escherichia coli from poultry carcasses in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Foodborne Pathogen Dis. 9: 589-593.

Haukka K, Kuusi M, Siitonen A (2008) Burkina Fasossa puhdas vesi on ylellisyyttä. Kansanterveys, 2/2008, 16.

Berg, KA, Lyra C, Niemi, MR, Heens, B, Hoppu, K, Erkomaa K, Sivonen, K, Rapala, J (2011) Virulence genes of Aeromonas isolates, bacterial endotoxins and cyanobacterial toxins from recreational water samples associated with human health symptoms. Journal of Water and Health. 9 (4): 670–679, doi:10.2166/wh.2011.206.

Rapala J, Robertson A, Negri AP, Berg KA, Tuomi P, Lyra C, Erkomaa K, Lahti K, Hoppu K, Lepistö L (2005) First report of saxitoxin and possible associated human health effects in lakes of Finland. Environmental Toxicology 3: 331-340.