Claudia Moreno M

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Several parasitic diseases affect the skin and appendages in humans, the most common are head lice and scabies. Both diseases have worldwide distribution with geographical variations. In Chile, the reported prevalence of head lice is 20-25% and of scabies 1-5%. Other ectoparasites include fleas and mite, causing transient parasitosis related to human and(More)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, is an opportunistic organism widely distributed in both environmental and nosocomial settings. Invasive infections typically occur in immunocompromised patients, but this agent can also produce sepsis in the immunocompetent host. We report the case of an 8 months old infant, previous healthy, who presented septic shock by P.(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) is a worldwide infectious disease, caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Koch bacilli), that has re-emerged since the decade of the 80's in relation to the pandemic of HIV infection. Chile has one of the lowest TB prevalence rates in Latin America. In children, TB exhibits some differences from adult disease in terms of pathogenesis,(More)
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