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Ramirez, Eugenio; Cartier, Luis; Torres, Mauricio; Barria, Marcelo Temporal dynamics of human T-lymphotropic virus type I tax mRNA and proviral DNA load in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of human T-lymphotropic virus type I-associated myelopathy patients Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) is the etiologic agent of HTLV-I-associated myelopathy/tropical Españolstic paraparesis (HAM/TSP). High HTLV-I provirus load and tax mRNA level have be... 2007 79 Ver Más
Jercic, M. Isabel Free living Amoeba of Acanthamoeba genus ... 2007 24 Ver Más
Rios, M.; Fernandez, J.; Jaramillo, P.; Paredes, V.; Sanchez, J. L.; Laguna-Torres, V. A.; Carr, J. K.; Ramirez, E. Molecular epidemiology of HIV type 1 in Chile: differential geographic and transmission route distribution of B and F subtypes We examined the genetic makeup of 221 HIV-1 strains from Chilean persons living with HIV/AIDS by HMA and DNA sequencing of the env gene: 143 cases were infected by sexual contact with an already-infec... 2005 21 Ver Más
Ramirez, E.; Cartier, L.; Flores, R. In vitro cytoskeleton changes of mouse neurons induced by purified HTLV-1, and PBMC from HAM/TSP patients and HTLV-1 carriers HTLV-1 is the causative agent of HAM/TSP. This neurological disease affects the CNS producing damage of the motor tracts at the spinal cord. The HAM/TSP pathogenesis remains undefined. It could includ... 2004 149 Ver Más
Favi, Myriam; Yung, Verónica; Roos, Orietta; Rodríguez, Luis; Trujillo, Rodrigo; Acevedo, Attia Immune response of suckling mouse brain (CRL) rabies vaccine and tissue culture rabies vaccine (Verorab) in pre-exposure prophylaxis in humans BACKGROUND: A WHO experts committee recommended the substitution of antirabic vaccines produced in nervous tissue, by vaccines produced in tissue cultures. AIM: To compare the immunogenic capacity of ... 2004 132 Ver Más
Ramirez, E.; Fernandez, J.; Cartier, L.; Villota, C.; Rios, M. Defective human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) provirus in seronegative tropical Españolstic paraparesis/HTLV-I-associated myelopathy (TSP/HAM) patients Infection with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) have been associated with the development of the tropical Españolstic paraparesis/HTLV-I-associated myelopathy (TSP/HAM). We studied the... 2003 91 Ver Más
Favi, Myriam; Nina, Aleida; Yung, Verónica; Fernández, Jorge Characterization of rabies virus isolates in Bolivia In Latin America, rabies is still an important public health problem. Canine rabies, and wild animal rabies, especially transmitted by hematofagous and insectivorous bats, has become an emerging probl... 2003 97 Ver Más
Ríos, Maritza; Villanueva, Carola; San Martín, Carolina; Ramírez, Eugenio Identification of B and F human immunodeficiency virus subtypes in Chilean patients BACKGROUND: Type I human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is characterized by a great genetic variability. There are three groups of virus throughout the world: O, N and M. Group M is responsible for AIDS... 2003 131 Ver Más
Yung, V.; Favi, M.; Fernández, J. Genetic and antigenic typing of rabies virus in Chile. Brief report Forty-one isolates of rabies virus from insectivorous bats and one from a domestic cat in Chile, were characterized using eight anti-nucleoprotein monoclonal antibodies (N-Mabs) and by nucleotide sequ... 2002 147 Ver Más
Galeno, Hector; Mora, Judith; Villagra, Eliecer; Fernandez, Jorge; Hernandez, Jury; Mertz, Gregory J.; Ramirez, Eugenio First human isolate of Hantavirus (Andes virus) in the Americas We isolated Andes virus (formal name: Andes virus ANDV, a species in the genus Hantavirus), from serum of an asymptomatic 10-year-old Chilean boy who died 6 days later of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome... 2002 8 Ver Más
Ramirez, E.; Cartier, L.; Villota, C.; Fernandez, J. Genetic characterization and phylogeny of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I from Chile Infection with Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus type I (HTLV-I) have been associated with the development of the HTLV-I associated myelopathy/tropical Españolstic paraparesis (HAM/TSP). Phylogenetic a... 2002 84 Ver Más
Cordano, A. M.; Rocourt, J. Occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in food in Chile Out of 2145 food samples analysed 77 were found contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes in Santiago, Chile. Samples were: 603 ice-cream (3.5% contaminated), 256 soft cheese (0.8%), 155 hard cheese (0... 2001 70 Ver Más
Salinas, R.; Prasad, K. WITHDRAWN: Drugs for treating neurocysticercosis (tapeworm infection of the brain) BACKGROUND: Anthelminthic drugs may shrink brain cysts in neurocysticercosis, but can also cause severe adverse effects. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the effects of drug trea... 1999 Ver Más
Ramirez, E.; Cartier, L.; Rios, M.; Fernandez, J. Defective human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) provirus in 10 Chilean seronegative patients with tropical Españolstic paraparesis or HTLV-I-associated myelopathy We studied the presence of tax and ltr genes from human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) provirus in the peripheral blood mononuclear cells from 15 seronegative patients with tropical Españo... 1998 36 Ver Más
Castillo, D. Information and technological development in the clinical laboratory Internet/world wide web is at the present time, one of the greatest sources of information, knowledge, reference materials, educational and training programs for the general population and specially f... 1998 126 Ver Más
Vicente, M.; Yung, V.; Fasce, R.; Lezano, V.; Vera, L.; Villagra, E.; Espiñeira, E. Laboratory surveillance of measles. Chile, 1992-1995 BACKGROUND: The first massive national measles vaccination campaign in Chile was done in 1992. Since then a laboratory surveillance of the disease has been undertaken at the Instituto de Salud Públic... 1998 126 Ver Más
Valenzuela, P. Usefulness of studies on antitubercular drug resistance ... 1997 1 Ver Más
Castillo, D.; Neira, L.; Reid, M.; Vega, P.; Fernández, N.; Urbina, A. M.; González, M. C.; Rodríguez, L.; Elgueta, S. Measurement of total serum IgE by enzyme immunoassay with three commercial reagents We measured total serum IgE in 14 patients with allergic diseases and 16 healthy subjects, using three commercial ELISA kits. The correlation of results among the three kits was analyzed using Passing... 1996 124 Ver Más
Weitz, J. C.; Astorga, B. External quality control of the parasitological diagnosis of Cryptosporidium parvum Between 1991 and 1994, eight external quality assessments of Cryptosporidium parvum infection diagnosis were performed. Stool specimens were sent to 74 laboratories, to be stained and examined. In 40 ... 1995 123 Ver Más
Castillo, L.; Castillo, D.; Silva, W.; Zapata, L.; Reid, M.; Ulloa, M. T.; Seoane, M.; Maldonado, A.; Valenzuela, M. E.; Bustos, R. Development of highly specific monoclonal antibodies for the diagnosis of Vibrio cholerae 01 We report here the development of two monoclonal antibodies, termed 5G8 and 5C12, belonging to the IgM and IgG1 class, respectively, suitable for the identification of Vibrio cholerae 01 in clinical a... 1995 14 Ver Más