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KATIA GABRIELA ABARCA VILLASECA

Profesor Titular

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


ENFERMEDADES PARASITARIAS DE ANIMALES; ENFERMEDADES TRANSMITIDAS POR VECTORES; ENFERMEDADES ZOONOTICAS; Medicina Tropical; Infecciones importadas y emergentes; Tests diagnosticos; INFECCIONES EMERGENTES; ZOONOSIS ASOCIADAS A MASCOTAS; VACUNAS

Educación

  •  Pediatra, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1991
  •  Infectóloga Pediatra , PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1995
  •  Médico Cirujano, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1986
  •  APPLIED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, University of London. Chile, 1997

Experiencia Académica

  •   PROFESOR TITULAR Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    MEDICINA

    SANTIAGO, Chile

    1991 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Infectóloga Pediatra Full Time

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1995 - A la fecha


 

Article (133)

Human seroepidemiology of Rickettsia and Orientia species in Chile – a cross-sectional study in five regions
Identification of trombiculid mites (Acari: Trombiculidae) on rodents from Chiloé Island and molecular evidence of infection with Orientia species
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Antibodies to Anaplasma spp. in Chile: A Household-Based Cross-Sectional Study in Healthy Adults and Domestic Dogs
Scrub Typhus in Continental Chile, 2016-2018
Scrub typhus risk in travelers to southern Chile
Seguridad en vacunas: descripción de los eventos adversos notificados al sistema de vigilancia en Chile, 2014 a 2016
Canine seroprevalence to Orientia species in southern Chile: A cross-sectional survey on the Chiloe A Island
Disruption of an antimycobacterial circuit between dendritic and helper T cells in human SPPL2a deficiency
Geographical distribution and phylogenetic analysis of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato in northern and central Chile
Imported scrub typhus: first case in South America and review of the literature
Tifus de los matorrales, una enfermedad emergente en Chile
Tuberculosis and impaired IL-23-dependent IFN-γ immunity in humans homozygous for a common missense variant.
Tuberculosis and impaired IL-23–dependent IFN- immunity in humans homozygous for a common TYK2 missense variant
Vacuna contra fiebre amarilla para viajeros chilenos a Brasil. Consideraciones prácticas
Aberrant T cell immunity triggered by human Respiratory Syncytial Virus and human Metapneumovirus infection
Flea and ticks species from dogs in urban and rural areas in four districts in Chile.
Absence of convincing evidence of Coxiella burnetii infection in Chile: a cross-sectional serosurvey among healthy adults in four different regions
Endemic Scrub Typhus in South America
Exome Sequencing Reveals Primary Immunodeficiencies in Children with Community-Acquired Pseudomonas aeruginosa Sepsis
Fleas and Ticks in Carnivores From a Domestic-Wildlife Interface: Implications for Public Health and Wildlife.
One Health in Practice: A Pilot Project for Integrated Care of Zoonotic Infections in Immunocompromised Children and Their Pets in Chile.
Seroprevalence of Bartonella henselae in occupational risk persons
[Clinic and epidemiologic description of Clostridium difficile infection in a pediatric population].
[Measles outbreaks in developed countries: A lesson for Chile].
Clinic and epidemiologic description of Clostridium difficile infection in a pediatric population
Evaluation of a new syringe presentation of reduced-antigen content diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine in healthy adolescents - A single blind randomized trial
Evaluation of a new syringe presentation of reduced-antigen content diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine in healthy adolescents--A single blind randomized trial.
Immunogenicity and safety of investigational vaccine formulations against meningococcal serogroups A, B, C, W, and Y in healthy adolescents
Measles outbreaks in developed countries. A lesson for Chile
Persistence of Meningococcal Antibodies and Response to a Third Dose After a Two-dose Vaccination Series with Investigational MenABCWY Vaccine Formulations in Adolescents
Safety and immunogenicity of an MF59 (R)-adjuvanted A/H1N1 pandemic influenza vaccine in children from three to seventeen years of age
[Concordance of nasal swabs and nasopharyngeal swabs in the detection of respiratory viruses by direct immunofluorescence].
[Latinamerican guidelines of RIICER for diagnosis of tick-borne rickettsioses].
[Nosocomial infections after cardiac surgery in infants and children with congenital heart disease].
Clinical approach and main tick-borne rickettsiosis present in latin america [Aproximación clínica y principales rickettsiosis transmitidas por garrapatas presentes en Latinoamérica]
Concordance of nasal swabs and nasopharyngeal swabs in the detection of respiratory viruses by direct immunofluorescence
Guías Latinoamericanas de la RIICER para el diagnóstico de las rickettsiosis transmitidas por garrapatas.
Hacia una política y legislación para el control de poblaciones de cánidos y calidad de vida de las personas: un enfoque multidisciplinario.
Immunogenicity and Tolerability of an MF59-adjuvanted, Egg-derived, A/H1N1 Pandemic Influenza Vaccine in Children 6-35 Months of Age
Latinamerican guidelines of RIICER for diagnosis of tick-borne rickettsioses
Nosocomial infections after cardiac surgery in infants and children with congenital heart disease
Prevalence and Risk Factors for Echinococcal Infection in a Rural Area of Northern Chile: A Household-Based Cross-Sectional Study
Identificación de ‘Candidatus’ Rickettsia andeanae en dos regiones de Chile.
[Accuracy and diagnostic utility of IgM in Bartonella henselae infections].
[Oral polio vaccine in infants does not interfere in detection of enterovirus in blood].
Accuracy and diagnostic utility of IgM in Bartonella henselae infections
Adenomegalia inguinal y enfermedad por arañazo de gato
Detection of Rickettsia andeanae in two regions of Chile
Oral polio vaccine in infants does not interfere in detection of enterovirus in blood
Pet ownership in inmunocompromised patients: update and veterinary and medical considerations
Rickettsia felis in Rhipicephalus sanguineus from Two Distant Chilean Cities
A Third Amblyomma specie and the First Tick-Borne Rickettsia in Chile.
Identificación morfológica y molecular de filarias caninas en una comuna semi-rural de la Región Metropolitana, Chile.
[Effectiveness of varicella vaccine as post exposure prophylaxis in Chilean children].
[Molecular identification of Ehrlichia canis in a dog from Arica, Chile].
A Third Amblyomma Species and the First Tick-Borne Rickettsia in Chile
Efectividad de la vacuna antivaricela como profilaxis post exposición en niños chilenos
Identificación molecular de Ehrlichia canis en un canino de la ciudad de Arica, Chile
Identificación morfológica y molecular de filarías caninas en una comuna semi-rural de la Región Metropolitana, Chile
Viral Hepatitis in Children
Rickettsioses in Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal
Tenencia y estado de salud de mascotas de niños inmunocomprometidos, con énfasis en enfermedades zoonóticas.
[Sepsis due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a previously healthy infant].
Endemic Scrub Typhus-like Illness, Chile
Fuente de infección de Bordetella pertussis en lactantes hospitalizados por coqueluche
Immunogenicity and tolerability of a paediatric presentation of a virosomal hepatitis A vaccine in Chilean children aged 1-16 years
IRF8 Mutations and Human Dendritic-Cell Immunodeficiency
Partial recessive IFN-gamma R1 deficiency: genetic, immunological and clinical features of 14 patients from 11 kindreds
Pet ownership and health status of pets from immunocompromised children, with emphasis in zoonotic diseases
Sepsis due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a previously healthy infant
23-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine. Statement of the Consultive Committee of Immunizations on behalf of the Chilean Infectious Diseases Society. February 2010
A phase 2, randomized, double-blind safety and pharmacokinetic assessment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) prophylaxis with motavizumab and palivizumab administered in the same season
Primary and booster vaccination in Latin American children with a DTPw-HBV/Hib combination: a randomized controlled trial
Adverse reactions to diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine in the Chilean Immunization Program
Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Immunogenicity of Motavizumab, a Humanized, Enhanced-Potency Monoclonal Antibody for the Prevention of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in At-Risk Children
Surveillance System for Infectious Diseases of Pets, Santiago, Chile
Evidencia seroepidemiológica de exposición humana a Anaplasma sp en Santiago, Chile.
[Disseminated and fatal adenovirus infection in an immunocompromised child].
[Hospitalization due to influenza in children in Santiago, Chile, 2001-2005].
[Human papillomavirus vaccine. Statement of the Advisory Committee of Immunizations on behalf of the Chilean Infectious Diseases Society. September 2008].
[Human papillomavirus vaccine. Statement of the Consultive Committee of Immunizations on behalf of the Chilean Infectious Diseases Society. September 2008].
[Invasive pneumococcal disease and consolidated pneumonia in infants: one year of surveillance in three Chilean health care centers].
[Ramsay Hunt syndrome in children: four cases and review].
[Seroepidemiological evidence of human exposure to Anaplasma sp in Santiago, Chile].
Disseminated and fatal adenovirus infection in an immunocompromised child
Hospitalization due to influenza in children in Santiago, Chile, 2001-2005
Human papillomavirus vaccine. Statement of the Advisory Committee of Immunizations on Behalf of the Chilean Infectious Diseases Society. September 2008
Immunogenicity, safety, and interchangeability of two inactivated hepatitis A vaccines in Chilean children
Invasive pneumococcal disease and consolidated pneumonia in infants: One year of surveillance in three Chilean health care centers
Seroepidemiological evidence of human exposure to Anaplasma sp in Santiago, Chile
[Clinical and serological evidence of canine rickettsiosis in Chile].
[Human metapneumovirus as hospitalization cause in children under 3 years old with acute respiratory infections during 2004].
[Influenza: immunization to new age groups].
[Safety of thimerosal containing vaccines. Statement of the Consultive Committee of Immunizations on behalf of the Chilean Infectious Diseases Society].
[Vaccines: adverse events surveillance].
Anaplasma platys in dogs, Chile
Clinical and serological evidence of canine rickettsiosis in Chile
Human metapneumovirus as hospitalization cause in children under 3 years old with acute respiratory infections during 2004
Influenza: Immunization to new age groups
Vaccines: Adverse events surveillance
[Flu vaccine in children: state of the art].
[Guidelines for management of animal bites].
[Intestinal parasites in dogs and cats with gastrointestinal symptoms in Santiago, Chile].
[Prevalence of Bartonella henselae antibodies in Chilean children, adolescents and veterinary workers].
[Rotavirus Vaccine. Statement of the Consultive Committee of Immunizations on behalf of The Chilean Infectious Diseases Society. March 2006].
Intestinal parasites in dogs and cats with gastrointestinal symptoms in Santiago, Chile
Prevalence of Bartonella henselae antibodies in Chilean children, adolescents and veterinary workers
Recomendaciones para el manejo de mordeduras ocasionadas por animales
[Influenza: the reemergence of an ancient disease and its risk of pandemia].
[Presence of Bartonella henselae in cats: natural reservoir quantification and human exposition risk of this zoonoses in Chile].
[Risk factors and frequency of positive antibodies for leptospirosis in a sub urban population near Santiago].
[Search of amantadine-resistance in influenza A strains isolated in Santiago, Chile, 2001-2002].
Presence of Bartonella henselae in cats, in Chile
Risk factors and frequency of positive antibodies for leptospirosis in a sub urban population near Santiago
50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics. Cat Scratch Disease: Report of a case in 1925.
Ultrasonografía Doppler color en el diagnóstico de mononucleosis infecciosa en el niño
Dengue-1 virus isolation during first dengue fever outbreak on Easter Island, Chile
[Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a reduced antigen content diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine dTpa) in 10 to 11 years old children and in adults].
Early evolution of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype C epidemic in rural Malawi
Immunogenicity and reactogenicity of a reduced antigen content diphteriatetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine (dTpa) in 10 to 11 years old children and in adults
Seroprevalence of parvovirus B19 in urban Chilean children and young adults, 1990 and 1996
Efficacy of hepatitis A vaccination in children aged 12 to 24 months
Varicella complications requiring hospitalization in four hospitals in Santiago, Chile: clinical spectrum and estimation of direct costs
Regional lymphadenopathy in cat-scratch disease: ultrasonographic findings
[Molecular epidemiology of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in Santiago, Chile].
[Resistance of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to zidovudine. Genotypic analysis in strains isolated from Chilean patients].
[Seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus and Toxoplasma gondii in healthy subjects under 30 years old in Santiago, Chile].
[Bartonella henselae infection in immunocompetent patients: cat scratch disease].
[Natural history of human immunodeficiency virus infection in a cohort of Chilean patients].
[Neuroborreliosis in Chile. Report of a child probably infected by imported pets].
Enfermedad por arañazo de gato. Controversias terapéuticas
Infección por Bartonella henselae en pacientes inmunocompetentes: Enfermedad por arañazo de gato.
Vaccination against hepatitis A in children aged 12 to 24 months [corrected].

Actualizacion (1)

Tenencia de mascotas en pacientes inmunocomprometidos: actualización y consideraciones veterinarias y médicas

CaseReport (1)

Nasal phaeohyphomycosis by Curvularia spicifera in pediatric patient with neutropenia and acute myeloid leukemia

EditorialMaterial (1)

Reduced-antigen combined diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine (Boostrix (TM)) - Guest commentary

PuntoDeVista (1)

Brotes de sarampión en países desarrollados: Una lección para Chile

Review (4)

Asthma and the Risk of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: A Meta-analysis
An Update on Host-Pathogen Interplay and Modulation of Immune Responses during Orientia tsutsugamushi Infection
Rickettsioses in Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal
Influenza: the reemergence of an ancient disease and its risk of pandemia [Influenza: reemergencia de una antigua enfermedad y el potencial riesgo de una nueva pandemia.]
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KATIA ABARCA

Profesor Titular

Pediatría

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

9
Pablo Vial

Director

School of Medicine

ICIM/UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO - CLÍNICA ALEMANA

Santiago, Chile

9
Marcela Ferres

Head of Department

Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

6
Gerardo Acosta

Associate Professor

INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA PREVENTIVA VETERINARIA, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS VETERINARIAS, UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

6
Thomas Weitzel

Head Travel Medicine Program

UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

Santiago, Chile

4
Constanza Martinez

Investigador asistente

Enfermedades infecciosas e inmunologia pediatrica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

3
Ximena Aguilera

Full Professor; Director Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud /Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy

Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud (CEPS)/ Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy/Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud (CEPS)

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

3
Patricia García

Jefe de Laboratorio de Microbiologia

Escuela de Medicina

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE, LABORATORIO DE MICROBIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

3
VIVIAN LUCHSINGER

Profesor Asociado

Virología

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE MEDICINA.

Santiago, Chile

3
Fernando Valiente

Profesor Asociado

ICBM

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Monique Le Corre

Assistant Professor

Faculty of medicine, Pediatric division

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Andrea Olea

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

2
Alvaro Muñoz

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Marisa Torres

Profesor Asistente

Public Health

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
María Balcells

Associate Professor

Department of Infectious Diseases of the Adult

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudia Riedel

Full Professor

Life Sciences

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Andrea Maccioni

Instructor Adjunto

Neonatología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
LEONARDO CHANQUEO

Jefe Unidad Infectología & Microbiología

Medicina Interna

Hospital San Juan de Dios

Santiago, Chile

1
Carmen Navarrete

Academico Investigador

Dermatologia

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Soto

Asistente de Investigacion

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
RUBEN MERCADO

Academico

Pediatria y Cirugia Infantil Occidente

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. FACULTAD DE MEDICINA. UNIDAD DOCENTE DE PARASITOLOGÍA.

Santiago, Chile

1
Helena Poggi

Coordinadora de Investiagción

División de Pediatría

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
fresia ferreccio

Full Professor, Director PhD Epidemiolgy Program

Public Health

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, ESCUELA DE MEDICINA, DEPARTAMENTO DE SALUD PÚBLICA.

Santiago, Chile

1
Miguel O'Ryan

Profesor Titular

Programa de Microbiologia y Micologia

FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Naves

Associate Professor

Program of Immunology

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Gana

Gastroenterólogo Pediatra

Departamento de Gastroenterología y Nutrición Pediátrica.

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Regina Pérez

Infectóloga Pediatra

Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Pediátrica División de Pediatría

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
María Vizcaya

Pofesor Asistente

Enfermedades Infecciosas, Inmunología y Reumatología Pediátrica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jose Castro

Profesor Asociado

Cardiologia y Neumologia Pediatrica

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile