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Escobar, Daniel F.; Diaz-Dinamarca, Diego A.; Hernández, Carlos F.; Soto, Daniel A.; Manzo, Ricardo A.; Alarcón, Pedro I.; Pinto, Camila H.; Bastias, Diego N.; Oberg-Bravo, Carolayn N.; Rojas, Robert; Illanes, Sebastián E.; Kalergis, Alexis M.; Vasquez, Abel E. Development and analytical validation of real-time PCR for the detection of Streptococcus agalactiae in pregnant women BACKGROUND: Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the leading cause of invasive neonatal infection. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the analytical validation of qualitative real-time polymerase chain rea... 2020 20 Ver Más
Cisterna, Bruno A.; Vargas, Aníbal A.; Puebla, Carlos; Fernández, Paola; Escamilla, Rosalba; Lagos, Carlos F.; Matus, María F.; Vilos, Cristian; Cea, Luis A.; Barnafi, Esteban; Gaete, Hugo; Escobar, Daniel F.; Cardozo, Christopher P.; Sáez, Juan C. Active acetylcholine receptors prevent the atrophy of skeletal muscles and favor reinnervation Denervation of skeletal muscles induces severe muscle atrophy, which is preceded by cellular alterations such as increased plasma membrane permeability, reduced resting membrane potential and accelera... 2020 11 Ver Más
Chadha, Mandeep; Hirve, Siddhivinayak; Bancej, Christina; Barr, Ian; Baumeister, Elsa; Caetano, Braulia; Chittaganpitch, Malinee; Darmaa, Badarch; Ellis, Joanna; Fasce, Rodrigo; Kadjo, Herve; Jackson, Sandra; Leung, Vivian; Pisareva, Maria; Moyes, Jocelyn; Naguib, Amel; Tivane, Almiro; Zhang, Wenqing; WHO RSV Surveillance Group Human respiratory syncytial virus and influenza seasonality patterns-Early findings from the WHO global respiratory syncytial virus surveillance BACKGROUND: Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes illnesses among all age groups and presents a burden to healthcare services. To better understand the epidemiology and seasonality of RSV in ... 2020 14 Ver Más
Tapia, Teresa; Stenos, John; Flores, Roberto; Duery, Oscar; Iglesias, Rodrigo; Olivares, Maria Fernanda; Gallegos, Doris; Rosas, Cristian; Wood, Heidi; Acevedo, Johanna; Araya, Pamela; Graves, Stephen R.; Hormazabal, Juan Carlos Evidence of Q Fever and Rickettsial Disease in Chile Q fever and rickettsial diseases occur throughout the world and appear to be emergent zoonoses in Chile. The diagnosis of these diseases is currently uncommon in Chile, as their clinical presentations... 2020 5 Ver Más
Moreno, Jaime; Duarte, Carolina; Cassiolato, Ana Paula; Chacón, Grettel Chanto; Alarcon, Pedro; Sánchez, Jacqueline; Martín, Yolanda Narváez San; Valenzuela, Claudia; Castillo, Wendy; Gabarrot, Gabriela García; SIREVA II Group Molecular characterization of Latin American invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19A isolates Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially among children and the elderly. S. pneumoniae serotype 19A has emerged as a major cause of invasive disease i... 2020 38 Ver Más
Diaz-Dinamarca, Diego A.; Hernandez, Carlos; Escobar, Daniel F.; Soto, Daniel A.; Muñoz, Guillermo A.; Badilla, Jesús F.; Manzo, Ricardo A.; Carrión, Flavio; Kalergis, Alexis M.; Vasquez, Abel E. Mucosal Vaccination with Lactococcus lactis-Secreting Surface Immunological Protein Induces Humoral and Cellular Immune Protection against Group B Streptococcus in a Murine Model Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the primary etiological agent of sepsis and meningitis in newborns and is associated with premature birth and stillbirth. The development of a licensed vaccine is one of... 2020 8 Ver Más
Barría, Carla; Singer, Randall S.; Bueno, Irene; Estrada, Erika; Rivera, Dácil; Ulloa, Soledad; Fernández, Jorge; Mardones, Fernando O.; Moreno-Switt, Andrea I. Tracing Listeria monocytogenes contamination in artisanal cheese to the processing environments in cheese producers in southern Chile Artisanal cheese from southern Chile is made primarily by rural families who raise dairy cows and produce cheese as a way to add value to their milk. The most common cheese produced is chanco, a semi-... 2020 90 Ver Más
Vicencio, Emiliano; Cordero, Esteban M.; Cortés, Bastián I.; Palominos, Sebastián; Parra, Pedro; Mella, Tania; Henrríquez, Constanza; Salazar, Nelda; Monasterio, Gustavo; Cafferata, Emilio A.; Murgas, Paola; Vernal, Rolando; Cortez, Cristian Aggregatibacter Actinomycetemcomitans Induces Autophagy in Human Junctional Epithelium Keratinocytes The adverse environmental conditions found in the periodontium during periodontitis pathogenesis stimulate local autophagy responses, mainly due to a continuous inflammatory response against the dysbi... 2020 9 Ver Más
Mungwira, Randy G.; Guillard, Christine; Saldaña, Adiela; Okabe, Nobuhiko; Petousis-Harris, Helen; Agbenu, Edinam; Rodewald, Lance; Zuber, Patrick L. F. Global landscape analysis of no-fault compensation programmes for vaccine injuries: A review and survey of implementing countries To update the landscape analysis of vaccine injuries no-fault compensation programmes, we conducted a scoping review and a survey of World Health Organization Member States. We describe the characteri... 2020 15 Ver Más
Gregório, Maria João; Rodrigues, Ana M.; Salvador, Clara; Dias, Sara S.; de Sousa, Rute D.; Mendes, Jorge M.; Coelho, Pedro S.; Branco, Jaime C.; Lopes, Carla; Martínez-González, Miguel A.; Graça, Pedro; Canhão, Helena Validation of the Telephone-Administered Version of the Mediterranean Diet Adherence Screener (MEDAS) Questionnaire A 14-Item Mediterranean Diet Adherence Screener (MEDAS) questionnaire was developed and validated in face-to-face interviews, but not via telephone. The aims of this study were to evaluate the validit... 2020 12 Ver Más
Bustos, Patricia; Tambley, Carolina; Acevedo, Alejandra; Andrade, Winston; Leal, Gabriel; Vidal, Deyanira; Roldán, Francisco; Fasce, Rodrigo; Ramírez, Eugenio Quantitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in nasopharyngeal samples from infected patients with mild disease Diagnosis of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2) cases is based on the count of real-time reverse transcription-plymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) positive people. Viral load b... 2020 Ver Más
Hens, Bart; Corsetti, Maura; Bermejo, Marival; Löbenberg, Raimar; González, Pablo M.; Mitra, Amitava; Desai, Divyakant; Chilukuri, Dakshina Murthy; Aceituno, Alexis "Development of Fixed Dose Combination Products" Workshop Report: Considerations of Gastrointestinal Physiology and Overall Development Strategy The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is one of the most popular and used routes of drug product administration due to the convenience for better patient compliance and reduced costs to the patient compared... 2019 21 Ver Más
Balanda, Monserrat; Fernández, Jorge; Vergara, Nicolás; Campano, Constanza; Arata, Loredana; Martín, Héctor San; Ramírez, Eugenio Genetic variability of human papillomavirus type 66 L1 gene among women presenting for cervical cancer screening in Chile The high-risk human papillomaviruses (HR-HPVs) are involved in the development of cervical cancer. Nevertheless, there are differences in the oncogenic potential among them. HPV-16 and HPV-18 are asso... 2019 208 Ver Más
Altamirano-Lagos, María José; Díaz, Fabián E.; Mansilla, Miguel Andrés; Rivera-Pérez, Daniela; Soto, Daniel; McGill, Jodi L.; Vasquez, Abel E.; Kalergis, Alexis M. Current Animal Models for Understanding the Pathology Caused by the Respiratory Syncytial Virus The human respiratory syncytial virus (hRSV) is the main etiologic agent of severe lower respiratory tract infections that affect young children throughout the world, associated with significant morbi... 2019 10 Ver Más
Fica, Alberto; Sotomayor, Viviana; Fasce, Rodrigo; Dabanch, Jeannette; Soto, Andrés; Charpentier, Paulo; Guerrero, Gonzalo; Olivares, Felipe; Triantafilo, Vjera; Omeiri, Nathalie El; Gaínza-Lein, Marina Severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) from influenza in adult patients in Chile: the experience of a sentinel hospital Objective: To 1) describe clinical characteristics of adult patients in Chile with severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) associated with influenza viruses, and 2) analyze virus subtypes identifie... 2019 43 Ver Más
Soto, Jorge A.; Diaz-Dinamarca, Diego A.; Soto, Daniel A.; Barrientos, Magaly J.; Carrión, Flavio; Kalergis, Alexis M.; Vasquez, Abel E. Cellular immune response induced by surface immunogenic protein with AbISCO-100 adjuvant vaccination decreases group B Streptococcus vaginal colonization Group B Streptococcus (GBS) represents one of the most common causes of bacterial infection in neonates; it is also associated with premature childbirth and stillbirth. A vaccine against GBS is needed... 2019 111 Ver Más
Sánchez-Nieto, B.; López-Pineda, E.; Ruiz-Trejo, C.; Muñoz, I. D.; Caprile, P.; Chorbadjian, G.; Brandan, M. E. Dedicated phantom and TLD-100 dosimetry for simultaneous determination of mean glandular dose and beam quality: Proposal for a compact mammography quality control procedure ... 2019 60 Ver Más
Oyarte Galvez, Marcela; Cabiesses Valdés, Báltica; Pedrero Castillo, Victor [Poverty and Self-perceived health: Contrast between multidimensional poverty and income poverty] ... 2019 51 Ver Más
Aravena, Carmen; Valencia, Bárbara; Villegas, Andrea; Ortega, Mauricio; Fernández R, Alda; Araya R, Pamela; Saavedra, Aníbal; Del Campo, Rosa [Characterization of Salmonella Heidelberg strains isolated in Chile] BACKGROUND: Salmonella Heidelberg (S. Heidelberg) causes gastroenteritis and sometimes bacteremia and endocarditis. In other countries, this serovar has multidrug resistance including extended-spectru... 2019 147 Ver Más
Jercic, María Isabel; Aguayo, Carolina; Saldarriaga-Córdoba, Mónica; Muiño, Laura; Chenet, Stella Maris; Lagos, Jaime; Osuna, Antonio; Fernández, Jorge Genotypic diversity of Acanthamoeba strains isolated from Chilean patients with Acanthamoeba keratitis BACKGROUND: Acanthamoeba spp. are the causative agents of a severe keratitis occurring mainly in contact lens wearers. The genus comprises more than 24 species that are currently divided into 20 diffe... 2019 12 Ver Más