Alex Mellado

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Seafood consumption-related diarrhoea increased drastically in Chile when the pandemic strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotype O3:K6 reached Region de Los Lagos, where most of Chile's seafood is produced. Outbreaks peaked in 2005 with 3725 clinical cases in this region and gradually decreased to fewer than 10 cases in 2010 and 2011. We show here that the(More)
An assay for plasmid DNA content was carried out in 100 strains of Legionella pneumophila of distinct serogroups and isolated from various sources (clinical, environment). The strains were isolated from different geographic regions in our country. The presence of plasmids was proved in one of the 11 clinical isolates and in 68 of the 89 isolated of(More)
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